| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Economics 101, taught by the AFL-CIO. That’s what the nation’s largest labor federation is bringing to the Orlando area June 12 and 13. The classes are not open to the public, but I’m going to attend and write about it.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Since opening in 2008, Johnnie's Hideaway has matured nicely and has a new emphasis on local cuisine. And with a modern fishing lodge vibe, the restaurant brings a sense of place to the tourist corridor.
Owned by the Talk of the Town group, Johnnie's is...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:00 PM
A pair of 2014 Broadneck graduates were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America team on Wednesday.
Midfielder Henry Welsh was named to the boys team and forward Ellie McNulty was named to the girls team. McNulty...
| Jul 3, 2014
Makes 4 to 6 servings
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups whole milk
8 ounces shredded Italian four-cheese blend (such as mozzarella, asiago, fontina and provolone)
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
| May 14, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Like a magician who pulls out one bunny after another from his top hat to amaze his audience, Central Florida rolls out new attractions and novel resorts for visitors each spring and summer. Here are 10 new things -- in no particular order -- you may wish...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Benjamin Kennington of Orlando has written to PBS' "Ask This Old House" for years with home-improvement questions. He talked to people at the show, and their responses impressed him. That interaction paid off handsomely Thursday when the show installed...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Don't bother sending in the clowns: They're already here.
More than 175 clowns are expected in Orlando this week for the annual Clowns of America International convention.
See the video: Clowns abound in Orlando at clown convention
Now in its 29th...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Three Central Florida residents are in Hollywood today for the world premiere of "Million Dollar Arm," but they will be doing more than watching Disney's latest sports movie.
Collin Franklin and Brandon Otto, both from Kissimmee, are joined by Neal...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Orlando's B Resort, 1905 Hotel Plaza Blvd. in Lake Buena Vista, has partnered with China Grill Management to open American Q this summer. Following a major renovation, The B Resort is taking over the location formerly occupied by The Hotel Royal Plaza...
| Apr 9, 2014
Yield: 2 cups
1 cup chopped fresh clams (about 10)
3 small Greek peppers (peperoncini)
1 1/2 teaspoon fish bouillon
1 tablespoon chopped chives
8 ounces cream cheese, cut into pieces and softened
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
3/4 cup sour cream...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The 2013 National Amusement Park Historical Association's survey of favorite amusement parks has Walt Disney World as the "Favorite Theme Park", the organization announced this week.
It is the 11th consecutive year the theme park was given the title. ...