| May 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The high-heeled ostrich-skin boots belonged to an ambitious and gifted young singer, one of many similar pairs she owned in the days before she could afford designer labels.
The silky couture evening gown was a totem of that same woman's meteoric rise...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Los parques temáticos de Orlando son la razón principal de visita de la mayoría de los turistas a esta ciudad. Pero entrar a ellos cuesta y mucho, por lo que no todo el mundo puede ir con la frecuencia que quisiera, si son residentes locales, y muchos...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:31 AM
A Blue Man Group-based exhibit joins the Orlando Science Center lineup on Saturday.
"Blue Man Group -- Making Waves" is a 1,500-square-foot traveling exhibit that's designed to merge science and art through an exploration of sound. The displays are...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With "Fast & Furious 6" roaring into theaters this week, guests at the U.S. premiere of the film at Universal CityWalk got an early taste of the franchise's signature, over-the-top style -- including slick cars, tough characters and a grill-wearing panda....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Bob Marley -- a Tribute to Freedom, a nightclub at Universal CityWalk, will mark Jamaican Independence Day with a celebration on Saturday.
The event will include live reggae music, food and drink specials, Jamaican and African merchandise sales,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A bit of lost Los Angeles lives for now in a Pomona warehouse.
Glimpse it and get goose bumps, even on a sticky summer day.
The soft curve of the Brown Derby's hat. The dragon that danced outside Grauman's Chinese.
The worn characters above a prewar...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
In an area that Los Angeles real estate brokers have dubbed "the lower Westside," the rush is on to fill in the once-sparsely developed land north of LAX and southeast of Marina del Rey with new residences, retail outlets and creative businesses.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Florida tourism hit another milestone and record high in 2013 with 94.7 million visitors traveling to the state, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday.
That's a 3.5 percent jump from 2012's previous high of 91.5 million visitors, according to preliminary...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Universal CityWalk’s newest restaurant, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, officially opens today. The eatery is the second restaurant to debut as part of this year’s expansion to Universal’s entertainment complex. Featuring colorful...
| Jan 31, 2014
Today we reveal the winners of the Orlando Sentinel's 16th annual Foodie Awards, our readers' favorite places to eat and drink in 2013. I have noted my picks, too, but the main focus is your take on Central Florida's dining scene.
I have covered food at...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Antojitos, a colorful Mexican restaurant opening at Universal CityWalk, has entered preview mode. This a testing period leading up to the eatery's grand opening on Feb. 5.
The restaurant, operating in the space formerly occupied by Latin Quarter,...