| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The Garden Theatre's 2014-15 theatrical season will offer a Stephen Sondheim musical, a provocative drama, a sexy farce, an original Christmas musical and the classic children's story "Peter Pan." The theater, located in downtown Winter Garden, will...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
When Gov. Rick Scott signed the state budget today, he made a lot of Central Florida arts groups happy. More than $5 million will benefit arts and cultural programs in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties under the 2014-15 budget.
| May 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The "Restaurant Impossible" visit to Cave Inn BBQ in Winter Garden will air at 10 p.m. Wednesday on Food Network.
"Robert Irvine and crew paid us a visit back in March, and we've gotten a complete makeover," owner Karen Klavans said in an email Friday....
| May 22, 2014
| 7:36 AM
The Florida Collegiate Summer League has partnered with Gator’s Dockside for the 2014 summer season. Gator’s joins Bright House Networks, BishopBeale, Yuengling, Central Florida YMCA, Insight Credit Union and Orlando Sanford International...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:07 PM
United Arts of Central Florida will announce Tuesday that its annual collaborative Campaign for the Arts raised over $2 million for more than 50 local arts, sciences and history organizations.
The group raised $2,080,826, 22 percent over goal and...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Helen Harmon settled into her usual spot with her iced coffee and Sunday paper. From the shaded picnic table in the corner of the West Orange Dog Park, she could note the arrival of the other Sunday morning regulars: Louie and Cocoa, the French bulldogs;...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers will open a fourth Central Florida location at 11 a.m. July 7 at 8167 International Blvd. in Orlando's tourist corridor. To celebrate the grand opening, Red Robin will donate sales of its signature Freckled Lemonade July 7-13...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:59 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Central Florida voters can expect to witness a handful of heated races for the state Legislature this year.
But the outcomes aren’t likely to place much of a dent in Republican control of the statehouse, even as the region...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:04 PM
My heart is still heavy by the announcement this week that Jester Theater Co. is shutting up shop after a decade of producing comedies.
Jester's Jay and Diana Hopkins say they reserve the right to present a Fringe Festival show from time to time —...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:45 PM
In February, the Garden Theatre's "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" impressed with strong leads, a robust ensemble and smart choreography. As I arrived in Winter Garden on Friday, I wondered if "Hairspray," the theater's current show, could measure up.
| 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...