Topics :: Orlando

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Orlando's Cultural Scene Grows Up

Mar 23
Long derided as a cultural wasteland, Orlando's restaurant and performing arts scene has grown up in recent years, and it is starting to attract attention from national arbiters of taste.

Orlando Supports Overturning Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Jun 24
Orlando’s city council has voted to support overturning Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Orlando Black Pride Celebrates Diversity and Equality

May 29
Serving the LGBTQ community for more than a decade, Orlando Black Pride will take place June 4-8 at the the Stay Sky Suites, the host hotel on International Drive; Pirates Dinner Adventure; Club 369; and other venues in Orlando.

Come Out with Pride Orlando’s Pride Launch Party

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | May 25
Come Out with Pride Orlando isn’t until the second week in October, but the organizers are already busy putting together a launch party that will reveal this year’s theme and other key details about one of Central Florida’s premier entertainment events.

Harry Potter Continues to Invade Orlando

May 14
The centerpiece of the new Harry Potter-themed area at Universal Orlando Resort will take visitors into Gringotts bank to help retrieve a magical object and re-create a scene from the wildly popular book and movie series.

Universal Orlando Reveals Harry Potter Details

By Tamara Lush | Mar 16
The new Harry Potter-themed area opening at Universal Orlando Resort this summer will allow fans to ride the Hogwarts Express train and experience the British countryside just as the characters did in the book and movie series.

’Corrective Rape?’ :: Woman Alleges Homophobic Slurs, Sexual Assault After Leaving Orlando Gay Club

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 27
An unidentified woman claimed that she was subjected to rape by three men who uttered anti-lesbian epithets and the declaration, "I’ll show you how a real man feels."

Woof! Florida’s Pet-Friendly Travel Destinations

By Tamara Lush | Jan 19
Traveling with your four-legged friend has never been easier or more indulgent as Florida beckons you with miles of sandy beaches, endless winter sunshine and a laid-back vibe perfect for an afternoon nap.

Orlando Police Accuse HIV+ Man of Rape at Parliament House

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 10
Orlando police say a man who is infected with HIV tried to rape another man at motel that is part of the city’s popular gay resort, Parliament House.

Orlando Black Pride Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Six-Day Event

May 25
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in a big way, Orlando Black Pride will take place May 29 through June 3 at the Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel and other venues throughout Orlando.

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