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Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 23:07:32 +0000

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How Margaritaville Resort will transform West 192 into the next I-Drive (Video)

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:41:12 +0000

(image) Instead of being a place to pass on through, this area is quickly becoming a destination.



17 eateries line up for Orlando’s Main Streets Restaurant Week

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:10:23 +0000

(image) Orlando’s nine Main Street Districts are gearing up for their own foodie festival as we get closer to the big food and wine event season. A total of 17 restaurants have lined up for the third annual Main Streets Restaurant Week, an event where local eateries and bakeries offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus — including food-and-beverage pairings — for $5, $10, $20 or $30. The weeklong event, from Aug. 4-12, helps drive traffic to independent businesses during what’s typically a slower…



July 28, 2017 Legal notices

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:57:54 +0000

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 35-2017-CA-000855 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. H. JOHN FELDMAN, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF THE FRANK E. SULAK AND MARGARITA SULAK TRUST DATED MARCH 1, 1990, AS AMENDED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT DATES AUGUST 4, 1995, AS AMENDED AND RESTATED ON MARCH 8, 2002, AS AMENDED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT DATED MAY 21, 2002, AS AMENDED AND RESTATED ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2008, AS AMENDED…



I-4 Ultimate project manager reveals what's down the road for $2.3B highway revamp

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:11:03 +0000

(image) Loreen Bobo offers the latest on Central Florida's six-year project.



How this guy set out to change the way people ask questions online

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:09:02 +0000

(image) When Justin Ramb’s refrigerator began to make a “crazy sound,” he called a repairman to come take a look. The solution was simple: Unplug the fridge for two hours and wait for it to defrost. This simple fix cost Ramb $150; but it got him thinking. “In my frustration, I began to think, surely I must have known someone who could have helped me, or I could have posted about this online and gotten help,” Ramb said. “But when you go to Yahoo answers and you’re writing your question, it’s…



Breaking ground: Construction to start on hotel in $750M Margaritaville Resort Orlando (Video)

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:19:43 +0000

(image) Kick off your shoes and get ready to indulge in a tropical oasis being built right off U.S. Highway 192 southwest of Walt Disney World. The only question now is if you prefer salt or sugar with your margarita in hand ... Project executives and Osceola County officials on July 27 tossed the ceremonial dirt for the next piece of the 300-acre, $750 million Margaritaville Resort Orlando — a 187-room hotel. The new hotel in Kissimmee near Disney’s Animal Kingdom is expected to create host of new…



Midyear report: Orlando construction values nearly double through June

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:04:03 +0000

(image) Orlando's commercial construction companies have been busy with expensive projects in this year's first half, a new report from Dodge Data & Analytics showed. Construction companies pulled permits for Central Florida commercial projects — including office, retail, hotels, warehouses, schools, medical facilities and religious institutions — totaling $2.3 billion between January-June this year. That was an 81 percent jump when compared with $1.3 billion in the year-ago period. Meanwhile, homebuilding…



Orlando expert: Here's how your retail biz can compete online

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:08:04 +0000

(image) Speedy service and unique offerings are critical for small businesses that want to compete with an e-commerce giant.



Weapon control, more missiles: General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin win $59.7M deals with local work

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:04:03 +0000

(image) Lockheed Martin's missile activity is not slowing down as the company landed another multimillion-dollar deal with a chunk of the work taking place locally. The Bethesda, Md.-based company's Space Systems division in Sunnyvale, Calif., won a $51 million contract with the U.S. Navy for Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile production on July 26. While most of the work will take place in California, Cape Canaveral — where Lockheed Martin also has a base for the missiles program — will take a large…



The List: Central Florida's Most Expensive Wines

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:05:11 +0000

(image) As Disney's 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival draws near, (it runs from Aug. 31-Nov. 13), we thought it would be interesting to give our readers a “tasting” of some of Central Florida's most expensive bottles of wine, and which restaurants they can be found. All wines appearing on this list where submitted for OBJ's upcoming list of Central Florida's Most Upscale Restaurants. To see more of what Central Florida’s most upscale dining has to offer, be sure to check out next week’s…