| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:51 PM
WHAT: Daffy Duck (pictured), Bugs Bunny and the rest of Warner Bros.' wacky cartoon stable were always meant to be enjoyed twice, as adults caught the jokes and pacing that went well over their pre-adolescent heads. Now enjoy them a third time as this...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
WHAT: Orlando will be celebrating the life, works and world of English novelist Charles Dickens (pictured) as multiple organizations band together to present "What the Dickens!" The yearlong event features numerous performances, exhibitions and other...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 10:02 AM
This week includes the anniversary of "the wildest celebration" in all of Orlando's "long and colorful history." That's how the Orlando Sentinel described it the next day: Aug. 15, 1945.
On Aug. 14, some 500,000 people had poured into Times Square in...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A mysterious, giant aluminum ball has appeared in downtown Orlando.
Local officials aren't saying much, and they've tried to hide it behind a construction fence. But it won't be the last strange object to show up downtown. It's the first of eight large-...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:49 AM
All zombies, all the time.
That's the strategy Universal Studios plans for scare zones during Halloween Horror Nights this year. The streets will be themed to well-known scenes from "The Walking Dead," a popular television show on AMC.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando is calling for nominations from the community for the 2013 Donald A. Cheney Award. The winner will be selected by the Past President's Council of the Historical Society of Central Florida, and the award...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Here are some special events occurring at Orlando theme parks and attractions this week:
+ It's the final week of the Sounds Like Summer concert series at Epcot. Performing through Saturday is 2U -- A Tribute to U2. The group hits the stage at...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:19 AM
A low-key observance of the Quecreek Mine rescue will be held this year.
“There’s not a lot planned for this year since it is the 11th anniversary,” Bill Arnold, director of the Quecreek Mine Rescue Foundation, said in a telephone...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:03 AM
Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road in Fairfield, presents “In Vogue: A Runway of Vintage Fashion,” a talk with museum Curator Casey Lewis followed by lunch and a fashion show by Fairfield designer Jennifer Butler, on...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Bargain alert: Sunday Sept. 22, all five Columbia Restaurants will roll back their prices for “1905 Day” to celebrate the 108th anniversary of Florida’s oldest restaurant, owned and operated by fourth and fifth generation founding family...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Half off Fridays at the Orange County Regional History Center.
Every Friday through August 16, 2013 get admission to the museum for half price after 1:30 p.m.
The Orange County History Center is located at 65 E. Central Blvd. Orlando. 407-836-8500....