| 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-...
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The Orlando Tech Association, an umbrella group for the city’s tech community, has set a date for the first annual Tech Week event series. In addition, I've provided more details already published about the events.
Tech Week isn’t so much...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:12 PM
WHAT: Food trucks, bands and more converge in the shade to support American veterans at this patriotic tribute in an offbeat venue. The "Underfour Church Street Amphitheater" is better known as a parking lot underneath Interstate 4 in downtown Orlando,...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Army veteran Jolina Lawson returned home to Orlando in April after serving in Afghanistan.
Since then, she has been trying to find work as a corrections officer.
"It's hard to find work," Lawson, 24, said. "And it's not just me. Many of the veterans I...
| 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,...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:06 PM
SunRail was swamped with an estimated 10,000 riders on its inaugural runs Thursday, causing the commuter train to fall as much as an hour behind schedule much of the afternoon.
But most of the riders took the delays in stride.
"A lot of people are joy...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Executives at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are releasing details about how patrons will visit the new venue, hoping to ease concerns about its lack of new parking.
The $514 million arts center won't include any additional parking when...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Do you commute to downtown Orlando? Mayor Buddy Dyer wants you to ditch the car for a day on Friday, May 9, for the annual Bike to Work Day as part of National Bike Month in May. Dyer will lead cyclists from Loch Haven Park along Orlando Urban Trail to...