| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Makes 3 1/2 cups
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped shallots
1 cup dry white wine
1 cup very concentrated chicken stock
2 cups heavy cream
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup water
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt and pepper to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A new 128-room Hampton Inn & Suites has opened in Altamonte Springs, north of the intersection of Douglas Avenue and State Road 436.
Located at 161 N. Douglas Ave., the hotel is a newly built property. If the location sounds familiar, that's because...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:27 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers advanced changes to Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law Tuesday in the wake of the George Zimmerman trial and a summer of protests after his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
But gun-rights groups...
| Oct 6, 2013
While Florida's "stand your ground" law is an excellent, common-sense law, it's not perfect.
In 2005, Rep. Dennis Baxley came to me with the idea that the Legislature should revise Florida's law that required an innocent victim to flee when attacked...
| Oct 2, 2013
Check out festivals and events in October across the state.
View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Jul 12, 2013
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The Florida Supreme Court, in its just released decision of Maronda Homes, Inc. of Florida v. Lakeview Reserve Homeowners Association, Inc., Case No. SC10-2292, has ruled that the implied warranties of fitness...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Alcee L. Hastings represents his native state of Florida by serving as Congressman for District 20, which includes parts of Broward, Palm Beach, and Hendry Counties. Congressman Hastings was first elected in 1992 and is currently serving his 11th term...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Wine Spectator magazine's 2013 Wine List awards included nods to 40 Orlando area restaurants. This year, 3,793 were named award winners, spanning all 50 U.S. states and 76 other countries and territories, along with 11 cruise ships.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:43 AM
A task force set up to look at a statewide sick time policies meets for the first time today, but worker advocates are skeptical that the panel will establish any new worker rights in Florida.
The Employer-Sponsored Benefits Study Task Force was set...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:18 PM
GFS Marketplace store is opening on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. at2655 West New Haven Ave. in West Melbourne. GFS Marketplace -- a food service store that caters to the home cook as well as the restaurant and catering trade -- has stores in Orlando,...
| 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...