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Retro dining well-after dark

On The Side | 3/21/2002 | By William Dean Hinton

Not too long ago, the death knell was sounding for Angel's Diner & Bakery at 304 W. Colonial Drive. Sales were down, and the rock & roll diner's owners had closed five other locations. Then...[MORE]

All the news that hasn't happened yet

News | 1/1/2004 | By William Dean Hinton, Jeffrey C. Billman, Bob Whitby

Most papers prefer to wait for news to occur to report it. We'd rather be proactive and tell you what the future holds right now ...[MORE]

Let Tom Feeney be the judge

News | 12/25/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

On the morning of March 27, Tom Feeney rose from his seat in the House of Representatives and with six words began a legal insurrection heard across America. The words were harmless enough: "Mr. Ch...[MORE]

Women and children last

News | 12/4/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

Sallie Cleveland thought her days of raising children were long over. Cleveland and her husband, Jimmy, had raised eight of their own, seven of whom grew up to be relatively successful in and around S...[MORE]

Involuntary servitude

News | 11/20/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

In October 1998, Congress passed one of the most sweeping revisions to the U.S. Housing Act of 1937, the law that began public housing as we know it today. The Quality Housing and Work Responsibility ...[MORE]

Sex, drugs, Jesus and Saddam

News | 11/13/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

This was all much ado about nothing," Dr. Phillips High School principal Gene Trochinski said last week on the telephone. No truer words were ever spoken about a homecoming parade. Unfortunately fo...[MORE]

A dog on a steak

News | 11/6/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

The evening of Oct. 7 was supposed to be festive at the Fort Gatlin Shopping Center in Edgewood. There, supporters of Mobility 20/20, the county sales tax referendum to build roads and improve I-4, ha...[MORE]

Fields of dreamers

News | 10/30/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

Everybody knows the Tampa Bay Devil Rays are a joke. With a 63-99 record, the team wound up this season in last place in the American League East, 38 games behind the AL champion New York Yankees. Not...[MORE]

Subsidy city

News | 10/23/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

When Cari Coats took the podium Sept. 25 to introduce the recommendations of the mayor's downtown task force, she repeated the word "bold" several times. If the words weren't original -- the accompany...[MORE]

Taking a pass on marriage

News | 10/16/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

When union representatives for LYNX, the region's public bus system, sat down in the spring to discuss what issues they wanted to press during this year's labor negotiations, they found they had 150 i...[MORE]

All together now: drop-in center

News | 10/9/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

The idea has been around for three decades or longer, but it took homeless advocate and UCF doctoral student Kelly Caruso to bring it to the attention of city leaders. In a meeting with several high-l...[MORE]

Everybody's Buddy

News | 10/9/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

He's got charm, smarts and the blessing of a city full of voters. So what's preventing Buddy Dyer from becoming Orlando's best mayor ever? Our look at the his first 226 days in office. Imagine wh...[MORE]

Lynum's spending spree

News | 10/9/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

Ah, the perks of being an Orlando public official. You get a comfy office on the second floor of City Hall, overlooking busy downtown streets. You get a nice office assistant, a $36,000 salary, a dail...[MORE]

Mickey's rock

News | 9/18/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

The American Heritage Foundation Rock is big, bulky and heavy. It took seven workers six hours to move the two-ton block of granite from the curb of the south entrance of the Polk County Administratio...[MORE]

Power, corruption and lies

News | 8/28/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

In January 1947, city leaders of Winter Park attempted to purchase the privately owned electrical company that powered the city -- the Florida Power Co. -- for the quaint sum of $350,000. According to...[MORE]

Jones workers unpaid

News briefs | 8/14/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

There are still about 100 construction workers who say they haven't been paid for work at historic Jones High School. About 40 workers picketed in front of Orange County Public Schools headquarter...[MORE]

Judging the judges

News briefs | 8/14/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

The results from the latest Central Florida judicial poll are in and things don't look good for Osceola County Judge Carol E. Draper. She scored the lowest rating of the 54 federal and state judges in...[MORE]

Straw poll-less in Florida

News | 8/14/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

The race for the presidency could begin where it ended in 2000, except the national Democratic Party won't let it Last week a group of Democrats from across the country gathered in a third-floor bal...[MORE]

The morality police

News | 8/7/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

Cops involved in the routine raid of Cleo's adult nightclub a few days before Christmas 2001, have probably long since forgotten the events of that Sunday evening. As is custom with such operations, t...[MORE]

Feds ongoing pot war

News briefs | 7/24/2003 | By William Dean Hinton

Congress is expected to make a rare vote this week on medical-marijuana legislation. An amendment authored by Representatives Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) will prohibit the J...[MORE]

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Wasp Star [Apple Venus Volume 2]

Recording review: by William Dean Hinton | 6/7/2000

There should be a warning label on any CD with lyrics like "you and the clouds will still be beautiful." You wouldn't expect such trite expressions from a band like XTC, which has made a living for m...[MORE]

Coast to Coast

Recording review: by William Dean Hinton | 5/26/2000

BR5-49's third album, "Coast to Coast," has only three original songs on it. And it wasn't recorded in a studio, but on the road last summer at tour stops in Phoenix, Indianapolis and Chautauqua, N.Y....[MORE]

Recording review: by William Dean Hinton | 6/7/2000

There should be a warning label on any CD with lyrics like "you and the clouds will still be beautiful." You wouldn't expect such trite expressions from a band like XTC, which has made a living for m...[MORE]

Recording review: by William Dean Hinton | 5/26/2000

BR5-49's third album, "Coast to Coast," has only three original songs on it. And it wasn't recorded in a studio, but on the road last summer at tour stops in Phoenix, Indianapolis and Chautauqua, N.Y....[MORE]

Recording review: by William Dean Hinton | 6/7/2000

There should be a warning label on any CD with lyrics like "you and the clouds will still be beautiful." You wouldn't expect such trite expressions from a band like XTC, which has made a living for m...[MORE]

Recording review: by William Dean Hinton | 5/26/2000

BR5-49's third album, "Coast to Coast," has only three original songs on it. And it wasn't recorded in a studio, but on the road last summer at tour stops in Phoenix, Indianapolis and Chautauqua, N.Y....[MORE]

6 reviews found. Showing page 1 of 1.

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