| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:14 AM
With Orlando welcoming a whopping 59 million visitors during 2013, according to the city’s Visit Orlando tourist board, it’s safe to assume that there may be interest in activities, attractions and lodgings for a variety of travel budgets....
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The Orange County Board of County Commissioners this week accepted the recommendations of the Arts & Cultural Affairs Advisory Board to provide $2,085,400 to a long list of arts organizations.
The money comes from the Tourist Development Tax. About 2...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:55 AM
WHAT: Spring may be a long way off, but love can still bloom at Harry P. Leu Gardens, where its Date Night event enhances the already cinematic scenery with an outdoor film. Couples (and their kids) can check out a screening of the 2012 romantic comedy...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:57 PM
On a summer afternoon in 1994 in Orlando's Leu Gardens, Sovereign Brass gave its first performance. Monday night, the sextet looked back on 20 years of making music in a concert that also served as a look ahead.
Sovereign Brass performed the first...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:18 PM
If you're looking for something to do this summer, the city of Orlando has 20 suggestions for you, and all of them are free.
These are a few of my favorites:
*Biking the Orlando Urban Trail: This trail, which opened in 2012, is often a part of my bike...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:02 AM
How does someone become a world-famous Nerdfighter?
Growing up in Orlando helps. Just ask John Green, who has entertained millions with his novels and his Vlogbrothers online video project with brother Hank Green. The film version of "The Fault in Our...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:12 AM
How about a film festival in Leu Gardens?
Get ready for Lunafest, a festival of nine short films by, for and about women. It will play Friday at Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. in Orlando.
The gardens open at 6:30 p.m. for the ticketed...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:41 AM
If you’ve never checked out Orlando’s Audubon Park Garden District, you don’t know what you’re missing! Cute shops, restaurants and amazing cupcakes. Tomorrow, the community is hosting an event with lots of free opportunities.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:50 AM
In Central Florida there is a unchanging list of names on the tongues of residents and tourists alike as to where people should go to experience the natural beauty of Florida. Wekiva Springs. Blue Springs. Rock Springs. Some people will even mention...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:41 PM
Florida may have gotten its name from the Spanish adjective for "flowery", but when it comes to a scorching summer afternoon in Orlando, we are not always so optimistic we will see the rainbow of blossoms that the state is famous for in the wintertime.
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:17 PM
For an imaginary moment, swim with Hueland Todd Brown as he descends into a deep, caramel-colored river, feeling his way with his hands and hoping nothing bites.
Brown lives by the Choctawhatchee, a wild river that coils through remote forests in the...