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1 hr ago | Examiner.com
As usual there are a ton of great choices for Orlando music fans to get out and support local music this coming week, September 15-21. If funds are low there are still ways to help support by tuning into the many radio shows listed, competition voting or getting out and hitting up some of the FREE live music shows available this week.
3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Since Florida's Legislature imposed the first of a series of reforms meant to lower homeowners' property-tax bills in 2007, politicians in most Central Florida counties and cities have adopted what amounts to double-digit increases in their property-tax rates to make up the difference. Records show that 37 of the 39 cities and towns in the four-county area have raised their tax rates at least once in the past eight years - or are among the 12 that will vote on proposed tax hikes by the end of the month.
7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
From the new-for-2011 Hawaii Marketplace, a Kalua Pork Slider with sweet and sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and spicy mayonnaise; Tuna Poke with Seawood Salad and Lotus Root Chips, at Spaceship Earth, with a glass of chilled chardonnay, during the Orlando Sentinel's exclusive preview of the 2011... From the new-for-2011 Hawaii Marketplace, a Kalua Pork Slider with sweet and sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and spicy mayonnaise; Tuna Poke with Seawood Salad and Lotus Root Chips, at Spaceship Earth, with a glass of chilled chardonnay, during the Orlando Sentinel's exclusive preview of the 2011... From the new-for-2011 Hawaii Marketplace, a Kalua Pork Slider with sweet and sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and spicy mayonnaise; Tuna Poke with Seawood Salad and Lotus Root Chips, with a glass of chilled chardonnay during the Orlando Sentinel's exclusive preview of the 2011 Epcot International... From the ... (more)
11 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
The Museum on the Seam in Jerusalem created the exhibit "Coexistence: The Art of Living Together." WHAT: In anticipation of International Peace Day, Sept.
15 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are apart, but they are technically still married as the divorce papers have yet to be settled, according to International Business Times on Friday. Mariah, according to sources for the report, is not dealing well with the situation at present.
As Universal Orlando builds more lodging for its visitors, the competition could pressure nearby hotels to fight back with room renovations or new amenities, tourism experts said. Universal last week unveiled plans for the 1,000-room, Caribbean-themed Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, scheduled to open in 2016.
The Sinister Soiree's dessert party is held within Cinderella Castle during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom. The Sinister Soiree's dessert party is held within Cinderella Castle during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom.
The University of Central Florida - which already has a massive and growing campus in east Orange County - is moving quickly on a plan to build a $75 million satellite campus in downtown Orlando. The downtown campus would be a joint endeavor between UCF and Valencia College and would be part of Creative Village, the fledgling development that's supposed to rise from the site of Orlando's old NBA arena.
A new hotel had not been built in New Smyrna Beach in more than 20 years before the arrival of a Hampton Inn and Suites in 2012 on Flagler Avenue, the city's beachside commercial district. Now two more hotels with a total of 266 rooms are being proposed just off that same busy boulevard.
All Aboard Florida, the project to build an express passenger train from Miami to Orlando, has picked the German multinational Siemens to manufacture the locomotives and passenger coaches for the future rail service. The future service, when completed, will be one of the highest speed train routes running in the country, operating at maximum speeds of up to 125 mph.
The week ending Friday had more than its share of bad news in the sports world, but Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris capped it off on a good note by donating $50,000 to Orange County Public Schools at its annual Fore Our Schools Golf Tournament, held at the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge. At Orlando Pinstriped Post, we'd prefer to accentuate the positive.
If you're reading this on OrlandoSentinel.com, chances are you've noticed something a bit different about our website. Today is a new day for us here at the Sentinel.
One Direction will travel to Universal Orlando Resort in Florida in November to celebrate the release of their fourth album, FOUR . On November 17, the day of the album's release, the band will perform on NBC's Today show, live from Orlando.
George Zimmerman, acquitted in the high-profile killing of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, listened in court on Nov. 19, in Sanford, Fla., during his hearing on charges including aggravated assault stemming from a fight with his girlfriend. ORLANDO, Fla.
"We're tracking a weak area of low pressure just east of Lake Okeechobee that will bring on and off showers and storms to Central Florida through the afternoon and evening," Local 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. The area of low pressure will move west and southwest into South Florida, bringing heavy rain there through the weekend.
"It is very sad because he was trying to do the right thing and stop," friend Jose Santiago said. "Many people just keep driving."
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:09 pm
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