Our Town

People and places that define Orlando

Our Town

People and places that define Orlando

Our Town

People and places that define Orlando

New Kid on the Block

 Disney’s Hall of Presidents reopens with ‘Robobama’ in the spotlight.  

The Name Game

 The Magic told us in June that they were close to a reaching a naming deal on the new Orlando Events Center, but a team spokesman wouldn’t offer any specifics. Therefore, we decided to come up with some sponsorship scenarios of our own.

Stuck in Transition

 The bankrupt 55 West development plans to open as an apartment building, biding its time for the condo market to come back. 

Intimate Altruism

 Denise Johnson opens her heart as her lingerie store closes. 

A Haunting Memory Comes Out of Hiding

 After learning how his mother survived the Holocaust, Sentinel columnist Greg Dawson wondered if he could do her story justice. 

Now Showing, or Maybe Not

 The Plaza Cinema Café’s bumpy opening goes into an extended run, raising questions about the downtown multiplex’s management. 

It's Showtime

The Plaza Cinema Café has finally opened in downtown Orlando—and our reviews of it are mostly positive.

The Game of Life Coaching

Tired of sitting on the bench? Maybe you need a pep talk to help you get to the next level.

Voice of America

 The national anthem is far from an easy song, but Catina Mack loves to sing it anyway.  

More Powerful Than a Locomotive

 In stopping SunRail for the second straight year, state Sen. Paula Dockery overcame formidable opposition. Of course, she did have the help of a three-ring binder filled with highlighted notes on the proposed commuter-rail project.

Sleeping on the Job

 Brian Feldman’s occupation includes taking a 50-hour snooze nd attempting to cry. Nice work if you can get it.

He's a Big Shot

 Jeff Chase plays two roles in the new Star Trek film. But the roles aren’t as big as the actor who plays them.  

Star Bursts

 At the Florida Film Festival, Glenn Close and Jon Voight talk about heroes, villains and what makes a film a classic.  

Alan Grayson

 He’s the newly elected U.S. representative for Florida’s 8th Congressional District. Grayson, 51, lives in Orlando with his wife and five children, ages 4 to 14.  

Passing the Gavel

 Upon retiring from the Florida Supreme Court bench, Charlie Wells reflects on the 2000 presidential recount and returning home to Orlando. 

 

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