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  • In Osceola, a bad environmental move could cost us all

    In Osceola, a bad environmental move could cost us all
    Over the past century, Florida has established a pattern. We foul the land — and then spend billions of taxpayer dollars trying to fix it. It is a wickedly costly cycle, one from which we rarely seem to learn. Yet we find ourselves at another such...
  • Chefs ready to celebrate Mom

    Chefs ready to celebrate Mom
    More than 75 million diners will be making reservations for Mother's Day dinner, according to the National Restaurant Association. Central Florida has many options for celebrating on May 11 with family and friends. Here is just a sampling of local...
  • Frosty fits in at Gaylord's ice show

    Frosty fits in at Gaylord's ice show
    I'm happy to see Frosty the Snowman. The sight of him makes me feel warm inside, even though I'm freezing outside at ICE! Frosty is the central character of ICE!, the elaborate ice-carving attraction that's back for the holidays at the Gaylord Palms...
  • Old Town ghosts haunt new tour

    Old Town ghosts haunt new tour
    Kissimmee is no Cassadaga — or is it? Legends: A Haunting at Old Town, the year-round haunted house that opened last fall, has added ghost tours to introduce folks to the spirits surrounding the entertainment complex on U.S. Highway 192....
  • Yeehaw Junction's Desert Inn still reflects its history

    Yeehaw Junction's Desert Inn still reflects its history
    What's in a name? Consider the origins of Yeehaw Junction, an unincorporated rural community in southern Osceola County that boasts one of Florida's iconic roadside attractions. Even for longtime Floridians, the Yeehaw Junction exit on Florida's...
  • Haunted tales open doors to old St. Augustine's past

    We're moved into prime day-trip weather, when cooler temperatures brighten the prospect of strolling historic streets, and none are more historic than St. Augustine's. I've always loved historian Michael Gannon's quip that by the time the Pilgrims...
  • Quirky monument has ties to Kissimmee's past

    Quirky monument has ties to Kissimmee's past
    It's not inaccurate to say that Kissimmee is best known for its T-shirt shops and souvenir stops on congested U.S. Highway 192. But there's also at least one historic attraction that's kitschy in the very best way. Venture off the busy highway into...
  • Smart phones become tiny boom boxes

    If you've visited a major city during the past decade, you've surely seen the people riding the train or walking the streets with a content but glazed look on their faces, seemingly oblivious to everything around them. What are they up to? They're...
  • Recession shrinks buyer choices

    As this recession grows bigger, our options keep getting smaller. Consumers have fewer choices on where we shop – for cars, for electronics, for groceries. You can see it in the near-empty lots of some local car dealers or any of the shuttered...
  • Much-lighter 'Family Man' still hawks used cars

    Much-lighter 'Family Man' still hawks used cars
    Let's face it: The automotive business is no fun right now. Where's the Family Man when you need him? Actually, he's right here, on Aurora Road in Melbourne, where he has been since 1993. The sprawling patchwork of small buildings is surrounded by dozens...
  • State has oversight of mobile mechanics

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the apparently growing trend of mobile mechanics — I say "apparently" because no one can keep track of how many there are. Buy a set of tools, post an ad on the website Craigslist.com — on the Orlando...