| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:44 PM
There was plenty of civic star power on display at the Tap Room at Dubsdread for the Orlando Main Street Awards this evening, as Mayor Buddy Dyer honored community organizers and businesspeople with a variety of accolades in marketing and development....
| Oct 23, 2013
Found treasures last weekend at the Mount Dora Friends of the Library cookbook sale: A book shaped like a moose, full of mousse recipes. Who could resist? I also picked up two copies of "Cooking With Grace," an out-of-print book published in 1970 by the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:15 AM
THE PRINCIPLES OF PUMPKIN CARVING: 2 p.m. Oct. 25; South Creek Library, 1702 Deerfield Blvd., Orlando. Halloween with Scott "Stormin" Norman. Learn about knife safety, carving techniques, pumpkin science and other crafts. Free. 407-...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:18 AM
K Restaurant in Orlando's College Park is hosting Sunday supper benefit for the Edible Schoolyard at Orlando Junior Academy Oct. 20. From 4-8 pm, guests will sample the food of chefs Kathleen Blake (Rusty Spoon), Henry Salgado (Spanish River Grill and...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:06 PM
The College Park Partnership is getting downright artistsic with its ongoing Dumpster Art project.
The Partnership reached out to the local arts community with a creative challenge: add some art and visual pleasure to something most people avoid looking...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Demolition has begun at Lake Silver Elementary, one of the dozens of Orange County schools with an "open campus" design. Lake Silver, located in College Park, is among a group of schools that will be reopened with a fully-enclosed design next year.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Once a week, scientists at the University of Maryland, College Park and NASA aimed satellites across the solar system to where they figured the spacecraft known as Deep Impact would have drifted since seven days earlier.
They would ping it for its...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:25 PM
More than 40 years after his death, "On the Road" author Jack Kerouac is still making friends. "Man of Steel" star Michael Shannon and "Sopranos" actor John Ventimiglia will join a host of authors in a sold-out event Sunday in New York City to benefit the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Delights of Benezit, a French bakery at 2120 Edgewater Drive in Orlando's College Park, has closed. Two weeks ago I stopped by to find the eatery closed with a notice from the landlord saying no one could enter without their permission. Now a "for lease"...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:15 PM
It was a night for nostalgia at Bishop Moore, glistening with enough old Orlando allure to draw a standing-room-only crowd that included Mayor Buddy Dyer and other dignitaries to the first Bishop Moore vs. Edgewater varsity football game in 22 years....
| Sep 8, 2013
When Wildside BBQ Bar & Grille in College Park closed July 27, the restaurant's owners set a new flight plan and reopened it as The Hangar just three days later.
It was a fast turnaround for proprietors Joe and Jeanie Chiovari and their staff. The new...