| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:02 PM
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is getting an upgrade. Universal Orlando Resort has revealed new details for its planned […]...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Step inside the former OUC headquarters on South Orange Avenue, and you might never know that this 1960s-era building is where many Orlandoans once went to pay their electric bills.
It is now the newly opened Aloft hotel, home to 118 rooms, a chic lobby...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:
Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Located in Orlando is the 2,300-acre, AAA Four Diamond-rated Reunion Resort. And this fall, you can enjoy a weeklong family vacation or a quick weekend getaway with rates beginning at just $159 per night.
The resort is conveniently located a mere six...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Jerome Gallon was shot in the back of the head during an argument with his girlfriend about his suspected infidelity.
Carlene Pierre was gunned down by her estranged boyfriend, Michelet Polynice, a day after she filed an injunction against him. Vanessa...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:19 AM
When someone mentions Primo at Orlando's JW Marriott the response is usually "great food." Does the mention of a restaurant at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary get the same response? I doubt it.
Same corporation. Same food and beverage philosophy. And the...
| May 12, 2013
My expectations are rarely high for restaurants in airport hotels. The emphasis is often sustenance for transient visitors, not a taste of local flavor.
So when Crimson Tavern opened inside the Orlando Airport Marriott with a focus on sourcing local...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:49 PM
You would think that a hotel restaurant in the heart of Orlando's tourist corridor would know something about customer service.
And that's a shame because the kitchen at Siro Urban Italian Kitchen at the Orlando Marriott World Center...
| Feb 17, 2013
When I think of farm-inspired menus, what usually comes to mind are chefs of small, independent eateries forging relationships with growers and food artisans.
But several large resorts also are part of this eat-local movement, including Cascade American...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The minions are coming to a hotel room near you.
Universal Orlando announced that each of the 18 kids' suites at its Loews Portofino Bay Hotel are being renovated to feature a theme based on the movie Despicable Me, complementing the park's new...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Wine Spectator magazine's 2013 Wine List awards included nods to 40 Orlando area restaurants. This year, 3,793 were named award winners, spanning all 50 U.S. states and 76 other countries and territories, along with 11 cruise ships.