| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Although some customs have changed — and in spite of omnipresent ear buds and texting — the custom of greeting people still exists.
I remember my grandfather lifting his hat as he passed, without speaking to, the female supervisors on our...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:13 PM
At least one Central Florida venture capitalist is taking note of national news that venture capital funds outperformed the stock market in recent activity.
Venture capital is money invested in a young company, usually in exchange for equity or a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Apopka's Billy Caughell has come a long way from his skinny days as a sophomore linebacker at Apopka High. He's added pounds and muscle to the skinny frame, as well as a skill-set that has earned him mention with some of the best linebackers in Central...
| May 8, 2014
The SunRail commuter line hit a snag Wednesday when one of its trains hit a utility trailer near the Longwood station, causing delays for the new service.
No one was hurt in the crash, which happened about 5:30 p.m., but there was a delay of nearly two...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:41 AM
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION
May 12 Blackledge Country Club
May 19 Simsbury Farms Country Club
June 2 Hawk’s Landing Golf Course
June 30 ...
| Jan 31, 2014
Today we reveal the winners of the Orlando Sentinel's 16th annual Foodie Awards, our readers' favorite places to eat and drink in 2013. I have noted my picks, too, but the main focus is your take on Central Florida's dining scene.
I have covered food at...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:20 AM
SANFORD — The first Philly Warlocks biker to come to trial in the shooting deaths of members of a rival gang will ask a judge Tuesday to clear him under Florida's "stand your ground" law.
David "Tin Man" Maloney, 54, of Longwood, is charged with...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Chris Christini, Christini's Orlando: Hidden in a sea of neon and traffic, Christini's is among the elders of Restaurant Row and still among the top tier of go-to restaurants for special occasions.
Yoshie Cabral, retired sushi chef at Disney's...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
John Rivers' life has been fueled by family, faith and food.
For years the Jacksonville native and former health-care executive dreamed of opening a Texas-style barbecue restaurant. And in 2004, with a plan built on prayer, Rivers took the leap and...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Spay N Save Animal Clinic, which opened in Longwood in 2012 to help save animals' lives through sterilization, has reached its 10,000th spay/neuter surgery, exceeding all expectations, officials say.
The affordable, nonprofit veterinary clinic, with...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Before summer sets in and you lose your bragging rights about Central Florida's weather, you can grab at least one last slice of spring by riding the region's expanding system of bike trails.
Whether you like your ride close to home, heart-racing...