| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:53 AM
The traffic light turns green. As the driver slides a foot to the accelerator, a sudden blur sweeps into their peripheral vision. A cold stream of sweat shoots up the spine, and they slam on the brakes. The car lurches, narrowly avoiding hitting the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Don't leave me. After the accident, the then-17-year-old always needed someone. Always.
Going to the store. I'm coming. Running next door. Wait for me. Cristyn Rochelle was tethered to her parents.
On the brink of adulthood, Cristyn regressed into...
| Jul 20, 2013
I'm very disappointed at an amusement park that could not take the time to answer a slightly disabled person with a complaint (after three letters to Florida and one to a chairman in California.) Even if they disagreed with the complaint they should...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Wanzie Presents has announced its upcoming shows in the Footlight Theatre, located inside the Parliament House resort at 410 N Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando. As usual, the shows are heavy on laughs, with a comic Christmas offering in the mix.
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:07 PM
A couch-potato kid and his rambunctious dog are at the center of the book selected for the Orlando Sentinel's 2013 One Book One Community reading campaign.
Central Florida children — and the adults in their lives — are encouraged to share...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Pinkberry is promoting Pinkberrygreek in stores nationwide. Pinkberrygreek is fresh, not frozen, all-natural Greek yogurt with no added sugar, thickeners or preservatives and delivers 15 grams of protein per 5-ounce serving. During April, the froyo eatery...
| May 6, 2013
| 11:09 AM
You might wager romantic restaurant dinners on Valentine's Day would outnumber reservations on Mother's Day. But the National Restaurant Association says Mom wins out over Cupid, projecting that 75 million American adults will dine out May 12.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Looking for something to do this weekend that won't cost a dime? Check out these events and attractions:
Today only: FREE Orange chicken at Panda Express 9 p.m. to close. Get the coupon and more details here.
Today only: FREE...
| Jun 14, 2013
Orlando's Beefy King celebrates its 45th anniversary on Saturday. It's a mark few restaurants in this town have reached.
In 1968 Freeman and Margaret Smith opened the small, unpretentious sandwich shop on Bumby Avenue near what is now the Colonial Plaza...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A 25-year-old transgender individual from Jacksonville was arrested on South Orange Blossom Trail early Friday morning after a Florida Highway Patrol trooper saw the person dancing topless.
According to an arrest report, one driver and a motorcyclist...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:18 AM
While Orlando's city comissioners weigh the possibility of extended drinking hours and other incentives for downtown bars, there are other constants about the scene that factor a lot higher in my night-life decisions. The crowds, for one, and the...