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The ruthlessness with which Buddy Dyer has built downtown Orlando has been utterly breathtaking. Glistening and gleaming, the city's skyline reveals its future like a prophesy, bearing the signature of its greatest manipulator yet, the Honorable John Hugh "Buddy" Dyer. Orlando's 32nd mayor has not wasted time. In 13 years, he has recreated...
In a total affront to the Orlando Police Department and Mayor Buddy Dyer's administration, the Citizens' Police Review Board voted unanimously to reject the internal affairs recommendation to exonerate Officer James Wilson for excessive force. In fact, Chair Henry Lim even said Officer Wilson should have been charged with...
According to records obtained from City Hall, Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill enjoyed an expensive 5-day trip to Washington DC last month, all charged to her taxpayer-funded expense account. Commissioner Hill justified her five days of city-paid travel by claiming she needed to attend the 2016 Congressional City Conference, in...
Citing the safety of employees and guests, Universal Orlando Resorts continues to add security to its Orlando parks, even backstage. Metal detectors and a large increase in security employees are now noticeable security enhancements for guests arriving to the parks, but there are changes for Universal employees as well. Universal...
This week, Mayor Buddy Dyer's office responded to questions about whether he supports decriminalizing marijuana possession and if he would be open to approving a ordinance for the City of Orlando similar to what Tampa just did. After hearing back from Dyer's press secretary, all City Commissioners were asked...
Tampa has officially decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana. This week, Mayor Bob Buckhorn signed an ordinance, which was approved by the City Council on a 5 to 1 vote, allowing Tampa police officers to issue a civil fine for people caught with up to 20 grams...
According to documents filed in bankruptcy court, Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill shockingly admits that the home she owns at 1790 Baywood Avenue, which is located outside of the city limits and facing foreclosure, is her “primary home.” In Hill’s voluntary petition for individuals filing for bankruptcy, Official Form 101, the Commissioner...

Sheena Meade
Orlando City Soccer has made several adjustments to the design plans for the new Major League Soccer stadium proposed for downtown after the Appearance Review Board deferred a decision last fall. Since the November deferral, the ARB staff worked with the team on design plans for the Church Street stadium and several...