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8 min ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Rapper DMX lost his mind on a popular Orlando thrill ride, and a camera captured all of the hilarious action.
1 hr ago | Business Journal
The American Culinary Federation Inc. recently presented awards to several chefs, culinary industry professionals and food service establishments across the country, including an Orlando restaurant.
2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Orange County Regional History Center The atrium starts the adventure of bringing the region's past to life, through the area's fascinating transition from Indian settlement to today's tourist-centric community.
3 hrs ago | Orlando Weekly
Former Orlando police chief and congressional candidate Val Demings' delayed entry into the 2014 Orange County mayoral race against incumbent Teresa Jacobs was supposed to be the kick in the pants that local Democrats needed in a midterm election year.
7 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
A 2-month old baby is recovering after being left for about an hour inside a hot minivan parked outside a doctor's office in Florida.
ButterQueen guitarist-vocalist Phil Longo has been a fixture of Orlando music as part of much-loved bands like Country Slashers and Basements of Florida, so it comes as no surprise that his newest project references familiar settings on songs like "Dinner at Wally's" and "U.F.Pho88."
With four DJ dates, Questlove graced Orlando plenty this year, but those nights were the fortunate windfall of bigger scheduling coincidences.
Lifestyles: Elements of Hip Hop More than 40 musicians, artists, designers and more champion the hip-hop lifestyle.
Days after an Orlando police officer was indicted in a February shooting in an Orlando parking garage, officials have not revealed why he is facing charges and why other officers who opened fire will not.
That's how Ruff Ryders. . . whoa! DMX might be one of the most intimidating hip-hop artists on the planet, but he's not immune to the terror of a wild amusement park ride.
Craig Borkon was mayor Buddy Dyer's campaign manager, but now has a $69,000 a year job as the venues assistant to the director for the city of Orlando.
Moving its Sounds of Summer Series to the Plaza Live is paying off for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra - and classical-music fans, who have an easier time getting seats for the concerts.
Orlando city commissioners agreed Monday to buy back a piece of property the city once owned in Parramore for $2 million.
The company said Tuesday that Crayola Experience Orlando will open next summer at The Florida Mall.
A new interactive experience with art supplies, colors and more is coming to The Florida Mall.
A Hyatt brand hotel could be coming to the downtown Orlando area. Project plans surfaced about building a 205-room Hyatt Place on the corner of South street and Garland Avenue, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
The poll found that 88 percent of Florida voters approve of medical marijuana, including 83 percent of voters age 65 and older and 95 percent of those between 18 and 29. The support also crosses party lines, the poll by Quinnipiac University found.
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Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:18 am
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