| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Half a mile from the Winter Garden Police headquarters, an officer responding to a call about a stabbing shot an unarmed man early Wednesday.
The officer, who has not been named, responded to the Park Avenue Villas after a man called 911 at 12:22 a.m....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:16 PM
In west Orange County, pastor Scott Billue is doing something most unusual.
He's building housing for homeless families -- with no government money.
Billue is the founder of Matthew's Hope, a homeless ministry that began with a simple freeze shelter...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Summer getaways can be tricky. The whole point is to escape — from work, noise, whatever daily grind has blunted your edge. But there's a reason those getaways aren't permanent. All too often, "getting away from it all" means leaving culture...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Yo, the Italian Stallion is coming to Broadway and Andy Karl will play the struggling Philly boxer-with-heart in the upcoming musical, “Rocky,” producers announced on Monday. Margo Seibert will play opposite Karl as Rocky’s girlfriend,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Orlando singer Fernando Varela says it's a dream come true to be in the finals of "America's Got Talent." He had tried out for the NBC show twice before as well as "American Idol" and "The Voice."
"I had a lot of rejection," Varela, 33, said Friday. "To...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Smokey Bones 14th Birthday Bash this Friday, Sept. 13, 2013—10 p.m. to midnight.
Anyone attending the party will receive free drink samples, including a special Birthday Cake sample-sized drink from Three Olives – a mixed drink...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:31 AM
When Red Robin Gourmet Burgers flew into Central Florida in 2010, the name seemed mighty familiar to some burger fans. They were right.
In the 1980s Red Robin Burger & Spirits Emporium, a precursor to the present-day company, landed in Casselberry's...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The Garden Theatre in Winter Garden has released its 2013-14 season schedule, which as usual combines theater, dance, music, film and more. Here are the fine-arts highlights for the season — which include the Broadway musical "Hairspray," an Orlando...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Hundreds of residents turned out Wednesday night to hear about plans for a new high school in West Orange County — and many of them showed up to oppose school leaders' preferred site.
The proposed location is a 66-acre parcel near the intersection...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Girl’s Night Out--The Florida Mall hosts its Girl’s Night Out event, presented by Diet Coke and The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board, on Thursday, September 12 from 6 - 8 pm.
Sunset Sips & Snacks – At sunset, women will toast...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Marlene Kirtland wants a place close to home where her four children can attend high school.
June Cole wants to prevent traffic backups on the four-lane road near her home and keep a massive school out of her neighbors' backyards.
The two mothers...