Events
Sarah Palin in Orlando - November 24, 2009
Sarah Palin supporters began lining up at the Barnes and Noble at Colonel Drive and Bumby around 8 p.m. on Monday, November 23rd. By 6 a.m., November 24th  there were about 400 people in a line that completely circled the building and finally had to ... Read more
Events
Glenn Beck - November 2009
     The Glenn Beck tour bus rolled into Barnes & Nobel on Colonial Drive at Bumby around 10 a.m. on Friday, 20 November 2009. Orlando is a stop on Glenn's 2009 National Book Tour promoting his current best sellers "Arguing With Id ... Read more
Places
Library's Branches Spreading Eastward
For years, east Orange County residents have asked for a larger library and a more convenient location. Now, the Orange County Library System plans to deliver on both requests at two new libraries.Library officials have announced plans to open a branch at ... Read more
Places
Ronnie's Restaurant
As remembered by L. O'Connor, age 55 How enjoyable it was to visit this unique establishment near Colonial Plaza in the 60's and 70's.  The design and decor was a throwback to the 50's.  There was a restaurant on the left, and a Jewish bakery on the ... Read more
Events
Glenn Beck in Orlando - 2008!
    Glenn had a long ride from Mount Vernon, Washington in 1964 to Orlando, Florida 2008 and I'm glad he made the trip! Over a thousand Glenn Beck fans with their kids and grandkids in tow waited for up to three hours in line at the Barnes ... Read more
Places
Infinite Mushroom - Colonial Plaza
During the 1960's and 1970's the Infinite Mushroom was where you went for concert tickets, black light posters and apparently unbeknownst to me (I was rather naive at the time) various paraphernalia used by "Hippies!" I went there for the cool beaded curt ... Read more
Places
Ronnie's Restaurant
We new-comers to Orlando keep hearing about this fabulous place, Ronnie's.  Tell us more about it - why was it your favorite place to go? What was the best thing on the menu? Check out the AUDIO and IMAGES below. [audio mp3="http://orlandomemor ... Read more