Orlando & Orange County

   Los Robles Condos For the rental weary of Orlando, the next time you see a sign that says, “Why Rent, When You Can Own”, think Los Robles Condos, located at 4500 Silver Star Road.  This condominium project  is being seen by many as a major commitment by the developer, Sherman Properties...
 The Florida Civil Rights Association is applauding Deputy Chief Val Demings becoming the first Black Female Police Chief of a major metropolitan police department in the State of Florida. In a recent press release the civil rights group stated that the appointment of the  Deputy Chief to Chief of...

Speculation

Speculation The recent announcement that Val Deming will replace Mike McCoy as OPD Chief has fueled a lot of speculation in some circles lately.  Most notably is speculation as to whether this would undermine Jerry Deming's candidacy for Orange County Sheriff.     Could it be, according to the speculators that the the...
NAACP Office on West Church Street, Orlando By Gabe Kaimowitz With visions of minority set-asides and training programs for black youth filling their heads, NAACP leaders in Orlando seem to have little attention to spare on the issue of dangerously high pollution levels found in the soil and ground water beneath...
Like fine wine, the city of Orlando gets better and better.  Buried beneath its new skyline and nestled amongst its yuppie restaurants, the Orlando Public Library offers some real treasures that are bound to convince even the most urbane that this city is maturing quite nicely. If a city is...

Wanna Help Obama?

Project Vote is Orlando4Obama's latest and last push before December 31st to register every Obamacrat!   Here is how it works:   We want to register 1,000 Obama supporters (or Obama-leaning supporters) in Central Florida by December 31st (the last day to vote for the Florida Primary).   Counting today, there are 41 days left. ...

Things Done Changed

In the closing days of 2007, one has to marvel at how fast the year has zipped by.  And fortunes have changed. The year began with many  residents still believing in the real estate boom.  The boom that would never end.  Home values would continue to spike up, up, up...

A High Tech Lynching?

  Daisy Lynum             Tyrone Nabbie            Rich Crotty   There are a lot of ruffled feathers regarding the very strong allegations of impropriety leveled against Fitzhugh Long, the Orange County Business Development Manager and big-bucks concessionaire ,Tyrone Nabbie.   The scathing report initiated by WKMG, the local CBS affiliate has upset some folks in very high places.   Chief...
 Police Officer Paymayesh Looks Back Orlando Police Officer Paymayesh spends most of his work day driving around in his police cruiser looking for anything suspicious. As a member of the Orlando Police Department’s Patrol Unit, Officer Paymayesh believes that a successful patrol officer is one that is actually out on...