| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:58 PM
For us Streisand fanatics, "Funny Girl" is an especially big deal. The musical provided an ideal platform for her talents, and she sure made the most of it. (I was too young and too far away to be there, but from the first time I heard the original cast...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:31 PM
When John Land was elected mayor of Apopka at age 29, Harry S. Truman was president and a gallon of gas was 17 cents.
Since then, the United States has elected 11 presidents, including two Bushes and the first African-American.
Believed to be the...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Women's clothing retailer Coldwater Creek Inc. on Friday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after failing to find a buyer said it plans to close its stores by early summer.
Coldwater Creek joins other retailers to seek protection from creditors in recent...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:03 PM
FAU (19-17, 7-11 C-USA) at FIU (26-10, 10-8 C-USA)
Friday, April 18 - 6:00 p.m.
FAU: Austin Gomber - Jr. | LHP | Winter Garden, Fla. 2-5, 3.19 ERA, 59.1 IP, 56 K, 10 BB
FIU: Mike Franco - Jr. | RHP | Corpus Christi, Texas 5-2, 1.04...
| Feb 12, 2014
The kid spirit in putting together "Peter and the Starcatcher" was not unlike the gang of Lost Boys that are featured in this playful prequel to "Peter Pan."
The process, which started seven years ago with casual discussions, eventually turned into a...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Before summer sets in and you lose your bragging rights about Central Florida's weather, you can grab at least one last slice of spring by riding the region's expanding system of bike trails.
Whether you like your ride close to home, heart-racing...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Forrest Coleman is in a rocking chair on the shaded front porch of the Killarney Station trailhead, gently rocking back and forth. His headphones are around his neck. He's wearing a 2013 Florida Freewheelers Horrible Hundred cycling jersey. There's a long...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:48 PM
A new 4 Rivers Smokehouse opened today in east Orlando near UCF making it the sixth location in Florida for the popular barbecue restaurant chain.
Around lunchtime, lines extended out the door as guests waited to place orders for slow-cooked brisket,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:32 PM
There are moments during "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" when director Julia Gagne might make you believe you're watching big-budget theater. Charismatic leading actors, a clever set design, gorgeous lighting and an impressively large ensemble who can sing,...