| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Shake Shack is on target for an official opening July 30 in Winter Park. But get ready to lots of brake lights and parking space hunting. Shake Shack is in the same Lakeside development as Trader Joe's at the intersection of Morse Boulevard and U.S....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:14 AM
As decades roll by, events seem to move closer together in the telescope of time. While the 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues, historians remind us it's been a century since the beginning — on July 28, 1914 — of World War I, also...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Mel Brooks, Neil Patrick Harris and President Barack Obama helped boost the winners at this year's creative arts Emmys.
But Winter Park wasn't so fortunate. The Emmy for outstanding commercial went to Apple's "Misunderstood." Budweiser's "Hero's...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:59 PM
WHAT: Impressionist painter Emily Jones will have a one-night exhibit of her work on Saturday, Aug. 2, at Winter Park Beer Company. With a modern style, Jones works primarily in oil or acrylic paint on canvas with a vibrant color palette.
Jones says two...
| Aug 10, 2014
I rarely review a restaurant twice within a year of its opening. But I sometimes make an exception when a new chef takes the helm at a prominent location.
Hamilton's Kitchen opened in 2013 at Winter Park's Alfond Inn. In May the boutique hotel...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Those of you marking your made-up holiday calendar already know that a big one is just around the corner: National Margarita Day is set to spice up your Thursday (and haunt your Friday) on July 24.
I already know where I'd be drinking if I were out....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Midway into his historic, 57-day journey across the Pacific Ocean, 28-year-old John Wagner found himself in a simple, if exhausting, rhythm: Row, eat, sleep. Row, eat, sleep. Row, eat, sleep.
"Some days, when it was dead calm, it just felt like forever,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have been using SunRail train services since its first day of operation on May 1. My morning routine is to leave for the Orlando Health/Amtrak station at 6 a.m. in time to board the 6:22 train, which arrives at the Sanford station at 7:10. Since I...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Olive-oil specialty stores in Central Florida are counting on Americans' fascination with the Mediterranean diet and interest in cooking to fuel their bottom lines.
The concept is simple: Offer a variety of oils, allow customers to taste them before...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Whole Foods Market Winter Park will be giving away free back-to-school lunches. The free lunches will be available on Sunday, Aug. 17. A total of 150 lunches will be given out while supplies last.
The lunches, which will be handed out between...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:32 PM
LEESBURG — The Leesburg Lightning finished the season at 18-17 in third place in the six-team Florida Collegiate Summer League.
But the Lightning once again were tops in attendance, playing before a loyal following at Pat Thomas Stadium/Buddy Lowe...