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Regal & Nautique of Orlando Wins North American Dealer of the Year

Regal & Nautique of Orlando recently won the highly coveted 2022 Boating Industry “Dealer of the Year” award.

Bubble Skincare Expanded to Ulta Stores in Orlando

Bubble, a clean Gen-Z focused skincare brand, recently launched at 665 Ulta stores, including three stores in the Orlando area.

Illegal Narcotics, Illegally Concealed Firearm in Orlando Traffic Stop

An Orlando officer recently conducted a traffic stop on Curry Ford Rd and Conway Gardens Rd, where drugs and a gun were recovered.

Orlando Commercial Printer Honored at Global Competition

SunDance USA, an Orlando commercial printing and printed packaging company, has won Best In Category at the prestigious 2022 Premier Print Awards.

Police Remove More Guns from Orlando Streets

Orlando police officers continue to work to reduce violent crime in the City Beautiful in many ways, including removing more guns from the streets.

Orlando Police Assist Law Enforcement in Sanibel Island

The Orlando Police Department has been asked to assist law enforcement in Sanibel Island for the next five weeks.

New International Drive Cannabis Dispensary Opens

Curaleaf announced the opening of two new Florida dispensaries near tourist locations, Orlando International Drive and Miami South Beach.

Orlando Traffic Stop Reveals Stolen Gun, Illegal Narcotics

A recent Orlando traffic stop revealed a stolen gun and illegal narcotics, which included trafficking amounts of MDMA.

Local Talent to Perform in 96th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Two colleagues from the Orlando area will be performing in the Parade as part of Macy’s Singing Christmas Tree.

Lease Agreement for Second Specialty Hospital in Orlando

53-bed facility will help meet growing needs for locally based long-term acute care and rehabilitation services in Orlando.

Lighthouse Team Members Feed Hope Over Holidays

Two local organizations recently teamed up to feed hope for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, just in time for the holidays.

Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando Opens Temporary Cat Shelter

The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando recently had a ribbon cutting for its temporary cat shelter in downtown Orlando.

Local Teacher Receives the Yale Educator Award

Orlando Science Schools teacher Abdulkerim Akyalcin has been awarded the 2022 Yale Educator Award.

Ben Crump Donates $50,000 at FAMU Law Classic Tailgate

On Saturday, November 19th, Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law is hosting the annual Classic Tailgate. This is an event for alumni, students, faculty, staff, family and friends to enjoy music, great food and fun before the Florida Classic game between FAMU and Bethune Cookman University.  FAMU Law Dean...

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director Visits Orlando

Region 4 Director stops in Orlando for Florida Blue Florida Classic Fan Fest to talk about health equity and COVID-19 vaccine access.

Ganadores Inversiones Bienes Raíces Hosts Winners Summit

Ganadores Inversiones Bienes Raíces announced an attendance of over 100 students at Cumbre, the company's IBR Winners Summit in Las Vegas.

Backpack Full of Stolen Cell Phones from EDC Recovered by OPD

EDC was not free from Orlando crime, as local detectives are currently in the process of identifying the owners of over 70 stolen cell phones.

Deal Provides Army Special Operations Medics Battlefield Telehealth System

OPTAC-X will provide U.S. Army Special Operations Command and the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School with a telehealth system.

HCA Healthcare North Florida Division Names New President

Brian T. Cook has been named President of the HCA Healthcare North Florida Division.

Orlando Health Delivers Digital Front Door with Andor Health

Andor Health is accelerating the pace of innovation for health systems by enabling virtual on-demand services.

How Does Orlando Rank for Fast Food Lovers?

From the drive-in to the drive-thru, America loves finger-lickin’ good fast food - and so does Orlando apparently.

State of FAMU College of Law Address

Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Dean Deidré Keller will host the annual State of the College of Law Address.

Fresh&co Continues Florida Expansion with Winter Park Restaurant Opening

Fresh&co, a NYC-based healthy, fast-casual restaurant group committed to connecting people to real food, celebrated the Winter Park opening.

Red Lobster Offers Free Walt’s Favorite Shrimp, Fries, and Coleslaw for Veterans Day

Red Lobster is offering guests a free Walt's Favorite Shrimp, Fries, and Coleslaw to Veterans, active-duty military and reservists for their service.

7-Eleven Veterans Day Deal

7-Eleven, Speedway and Stripes are offering a free Quarter-Pound Big Bite 100% all-beef hot dog in honor of Veterans.

CFX Temporarily Suspends Cash Toll Collection

The Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) will temporarily suspend cash toll collection and close the E-PASS Customer Service Walk-In Center.

Sandbag Locations Open Ahead of Storm

In preparation for the storm, the city of Orlando and Orange County continue to make sand available for residents.

Frontier Airlines Begins Nonstop Service from Orlando to Guadalajara

Frontier Airlines launched nonstop service from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport (GDL).

Stoner’s Pizza Joint Adding Stores in Central Florida

Stoner's Pizza Joint will be expanding its national footprint with new store openings in Central Florida and other U.S. cities.

Video Speed Dating Event for Orlando Electric Music Fans Ahead of EDC

Attendees of Orlando's Electric Daisy Carnival music festival - who are single - can meet on an online speed dating event on November 4th.