| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Church Street memories
I enjoyed the front-page article "Bob Snow sees downtown rebirth again, at last" on Nov. 25, reminiscing with Snow about Church Street Station.
My husband and I moved to Casselberry in 1975 from up North. Over the next 20 years,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The SunRail commuter train is adding another evening run starting next Monday in an effort to pick up holiday revelers, Orlando Magic fans and patrons of the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center.
The new trips will leave about an hour later than the last...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: The Orchid Garden is back; SunRail has been accident-prone; Blake Bortles played well, but Jags lose; and more.
1. Tech and business reporter Paul Brinkman has the story on The Orchid Garden, a...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:16 AM
It's called a factory, but there's no assembly line, no automated production.
Instead the sawdust-caked Orlando shop known as The Guitar Factory has built a decades-long reputation among local and national musicians as a go-to place for stringed-...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 11:41 AM
SunRail's inaugural late-night train run carried about 100 passengers Monday, a fairly typical load for the commuter system.
There were no special events — other than holiday shopping and merry making — to bump ridership in downtown...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Orlando City will not begin play in its new soccer-specific stadium until 2016, but the club’s groundbreaking on Thursday represents yet another major milestone for a franchise as it prepares for its start in MLS in March.
The club had an...
| Nov 10, 2014
Central Florida individuals and businesses that have filed for liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code include:
The Dessert Lady Inc., 8400 Sunset Drive, Orlando. Filed: Oct. 29. Assets: $0. Liabilities: $165,065. Major...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Moving cars and trucks swiftly is the main goal of the $2.3 billion overhaul of Interstate 4, but what motorists might notice more when they finally speed along on new pavement are some unusual, landmark touches added to the highway.
There will be a...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Envisioned as a benefit festival for veterans groups, VetFest USA is slated for Labor Day weekend in downtown Orlando. In a press conference today, organizers unveiled a schedule and map for the two-day festival at the "Underfour Church Street...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:36 AM
VetFest under I-4
An array of rock, country and Dixieland acts will provide the soundtrack for VetFest USA, a veterans appreciation street party 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31 at the Underfour Church Street Amphitheater in Orlando.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Tech startup companies are popping up regularly in Orlando these days, but there’s still a feeling among some entrepreneurs that the broader business community isn’t as involved.
A new effort called Orlando Tech Week, Sept. 27 to Oct. 3,...