| Aug 21, 2013
Does working with whole fish in the kitchen intimidate you? From 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Whole Foods Market in Winter Park will host a free demonstration on how to clean and fillet fish. The market is at 1989 Aloma Ave. For details, call 407-673-8788. In the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:25 PM
With family vacations in full swing, you may be looking for places to meet family and friends from out of town before they head to the theme parks for the day. Here's a guide to breakfast options in and near downtown Orlando. Many of these restaurants...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Get ready, art-aholics, it's almost time for downtown Orlando's monthly 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop (March 21, 6-9 p.m.). Explore the old Church Street Exchange, at the corner of Pine Street and Garland Avenue, where several art venues have set up shop....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:16 AM
BIKE WEEK: city-wide motorcycle festival: today-Sunday; Downtown Daytona Beach, Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach; free, separate admission to some events; 866-296-8970.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY FESTIVAL: with chili and BBQ cook-off: 1 p.m. Saturday;...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Valentine-themed dining and cooking specials have several twists this year. Cupid's options extend beyond dinner out on Feb. 14.
East End Market, a new Audubon Park Garden District development that will showcase food artisans when it...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Florida mangoes, which are harvested May-October, are great in fruit salads, desserts, sauces, juices and chutneys. Take the sniff test before buying. Inhale the aroma of the mango near the stem end; it should be fragrant and fruity. Squeeze the fruit...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Burrow Press and the Audubon Park Garden District will present a free reading from "15 Views of Orlando" this Thursday, May 30.
"15 Views of Orlando" is a series of short stories that uses familiar local landmarks as the settings for its tales. At...
| Dec 28, 2012
It's been quite a year in local dining: Chefs nominated for prestigious awards, shout-outs on the Food Network, a gut-busting burger boom and an increase in French bakeries. Along the way, we said goodbye to landmarks such as Brandywines in Winter Park...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:09 PM
You probably know a beer snob — somebody who only drinks certain brews. You may even know a pizza snob or a sushi snob.
Chances are, as Orlando expands its backyard chicken program, you'll come to know an egg snob — if you don't already....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:34 PM
An enthusiastic Orange County School Board recognized the more than 100 principals who lead the district's A-rated schools in a ceremony Tuesday night. The principals represent more than half of the schools in the 181,000-student district, the 10th-...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:44 PM
As promised in today's Soundboard column, here's a video preview of Beth McKee's “Next to Nowhere” album to offer an idea of what's in store on Saturday at the Swamp Sista LaLa at Park Ave CDs in Orlando's Audubon Park Garden District:...