| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:37 PM
An aspiring chef from Seminole County is one of two young cooks who will compete for the title of 2014 American Culinary Federation Southeast Region Student Chef of the Year. The competition takes place at Trident Technical College, North Charleston, S.C....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Altamonte Springs BurgerFi, the largest restaurant the chain has ever built, is opening in April. The fast food eatery specializes in all-natural, free-range burgers, veggie burgers, Kobe beef hot dogs, gourmet toppings, desserts and craft beer and wine....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Nora Galdiano, executive chef at Hilton Orlando in Altamonte Springs, is one of four chefs competing for the opportunity to represent the ACF Southeast region in a national competition in Kansas City, Mo., July 25-29. The four will compete at Trident...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Central Floridians have probably heard the ads on local radio: "Feel young again! Get your staying power back! Lose fat and gain muscle!"
What man could resist the promises made by clinics offering to cure him of his low testosterone?
But as with most...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:37 PM
It looks like Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar is adding another Central Florida location. This eatery will be near Jamestown Place in Altamonte Springs. A sign along State Road 434 indicates the concept, which showcases fresh twists on Mediterranean cuisine, is...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:17 AM
Oak Ridge High in Orlando was the top-rated Central Florida high school on the annual "Challenge Index" that recognizes schools that encourage many students to tackle advanced courses. The index, published annually by The Washington Post, ranked Oak Ridge...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
What: State tennis tournament
When/where: Monday-Wednesday — Class 4A competition, Sanlando Park, Altamonte Springs; 2A team (Red Bug Lake Park, Casselberry) and individual (Sylvan Lake Park, Sanford) competition. Wednesday-Friday — 3A...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Mary E. Parker's schedule was full in her final days, her calendar lined with appointments as people young and old asked to spend an hour with her to talk, laugh, cry, pray and learn.
At age 94, there was no slowing down for the diminutive great-...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Windermere Prep’s girls tennis team tied for second in the Class 1A state tournament Thursday at Red Bug Lake Park in Casselberry.
The Lakers tied American Heritage-Delray with nine points. Miami Ransom Everglades won with 19.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Flush with cash in state coffers, Florida lawmakers are pouring money into cleaning the mucky, polluted waters surrounding the Everglades.
But the Legislature is poised to adjourn May 2 without addressing some of the most persistent polluters of...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
When St. Mark's Presbyterian Church couldn't afford a new pipe organ, Fred Stewart Mauk had an idea: Why not find a used one?
Mauk, organist at the Altamonte Springs church, kept his eyes peeled and in 1986 found a used pipe organ for sale at a church...