| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:38 PM
See some of Orlando's oldest and most impressive trees on the city's Tree Tour of Orlando. It's not an event but a map that guides you through seven locations from Mayor Carl T. Langford Park to Loch Haven Park. Each features either impressive huge old...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 11:01 AM
It is spring, and plants at the Harry P. Leu Gardensare in bloom.
Walking on shaded paths, you are greeted by the sound of water running through the wetland, the smell of flowers in bloom, and the sight of beautiful flowers. A yellow trumpet tree is...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Decorate the entryway
Living in Orlando one tends to get many visitors and the entryway is the first impression friends and family will have of your home when they walk through the front door. The room should be filled with accessories you love —...
| Jan 6, 2011
Here's a sneak peek at the Orlando Sentinel Calendar section's Art Spotlight for this week, by my colleague Tod Caviness: First Friday Art Stroll WHAT: Up until this week, the weather hasnât exactly been kind to our local flora â or conducive...