| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:08 PM
It doesn't get any bigger than this, Orlando.
The sharks are coming!
No, not the San Jose Sharks, hockey puck breath.
Even as we speak, I can envision Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer getting his head bit off on national TV. (Or maybe a...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:17 PM
LEESBURG — Jonnie Spitler ventured 70 miles from her home in Land O' Lakes, drawn by the third annual Wings and Wildflowers Festival at Venetian Gardens. She wasn't disappointed with her excursion Saturday from Pasco County.
"This is lovely," said...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Ripley's will celebrate Oddtoberfest in the parking lot of its International Drive location on Saturday. The event will be free and open to the public.
Featured performances will include Sensei Mike Reeves and the Over the Edge Team demonstrating karate...
| Oct 3, 2014
AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190.
BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:03 AM
WHAT: There are animals aplenty at Gatorland, and not just the cold-blooded type. Along with the gators, crocs and snakes, the longtime south Orlando attraction spotlights panthers, birds and a petting zoo. But that doesn't mean you should skip the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:25 AM
NBC's "Today" came to Orlando to announce big news: Diagon Alley, the expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, will open July 8.
But that news didn't air live in Central Florida. How do you like that irony?
The announcement, which theme-...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 9:43 AM
A few years ago, I pledged to finally make my first visit to Gatorland, the iconic old-school tourist attraction in Orlando.
No, it hasn't happened yet.
As a native Floridian, it pains me to admit that I've never stopped at Gatorland, home to the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The Orlando World Center Marriott is making a a big splash on the local resort scene.
The 2,000-room resort, which towers above the landscape alongside Interstate 4 opposite Walt Disney World, has finished a multimillion-dollar refurbishment with the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Sentinel Studios released its first of three installments in the "Gatorcane" trilogy early today.
Presented by Gatorland, "Gatorcane: Storm A-Brewin'" - the opening to the alligator-disaster film saga - is an action-packed, thrill-a-minute shocker that...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Unos seis meses antes que entre en vigor las principales disposiciones del Obamacare, millones de floridanos desde ya están viendo algunos beneficios— aunque aún quedan en el aire muchas preguntas entre los consumidores, especialmente sobre cómo...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:58 AM
We've entered the dog days of summer, and it's now that Florida residents can take advantage of the last days before school by heading out to the attractions.
Here's a list of discounts currently running around Central Florida.
-- Kennedy Space Center...