1. Local
Send to a Friend via Email
Sandra Ketcham

Updated Articles and Resources

By Sandra Ketcham

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • What is the Sales Tax Rate for Florida Counties including Orlando? Created: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Florida sales tax can be different for each county. What is the sales tax for Orlando, Orange County and other Florida counties? Florida sales tax rates vary from county to county. Check out wha...
    • Top Dining at Walt Disney World Created: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The Disney hotels offer a wonderful selection of fine dining and many restaurants are set up for special occasions.
    • Easter Dining in Orlando 2014 Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Looking for an Easter meal in Orlando? Many local restaurants are keeping their doors open and offering Easter specials to residents and tourists.
    • Orlando Average Monthly Temperatures Created: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Though the forecast is generally sunny, Orlando does have seasonal changes in temperature, precipitation and average humidity. Find out the best ways to handle Orlando weather: what to wear, when ...
    • Top Orlando Dinner Shows Created: Thursday, September 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Orlando theme parks are only part of the journey. As the evening rolls around, slow down and relax at one of the Orlando area's popular dinner shows.
    • Disney Information Created: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Planning your visit to the Disney Theme Parks in Orlando? Discounted Florida Resident tickets are available year-round. Don't forget restaurant reservations." itemprop="des$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop="...
    • Renting a Car at the Orlando International Airport Created: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Car rentals at Orlando International can be found at Terminals A and B on Level 1; here's a list of the companies you'll find doing business there." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • Orlando's Top Water Parks Created: Friday, April 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Open year-round, the Orlando area has several water parks to choose from. Here's a look at Wet 'n Wild, Orlando's first water park.
    • Natural Springs and State Parks Near Orlando Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Central Florida is home to many beautiful springs and state parks that are open to the public year-round. The springs are popular destinations for swimming, boating, camping and wildlife watching.
    • March Events and Information for Orlando Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Calendar of March events in Orlando, including festivals, art shows, conventions and other activities open to the public.
    • February Events and Information for Orlando Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      Listing of February events, activities and festivals in the Orlando area.
    • Melrose Center at the Orlando Public Library Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      The Melrose Center at the Orlando Public Library offers audio, video and photography studios, simulators, collaborative work spaces, 3D printing, and a variety of other services to the public.
    • Epcot's Outdoor Kitchens Created: Friday, March 21, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      For great food from around the world, sample the Outdoor Kitchens at Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival.
    • St. Patrick's Day Orlando 2014 Created: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014
      A round-up of St. Patrick's Day events in the Orlando area for 2014 for adults and families.
    • Emeril's Tchoup Chop Orlando Created: Monday, March 10, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014
      Emeril's Tchoup Chop is an upscale eatery at Universal Orlando featuring Asian-Polynesian fusion cuisine. The menu has recently been updated to include many creative new options.
    • January Events and Information for Orlando Created: Monday, March 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      Event calendar and important information for January in Orlando, including annual festivals, average temperatures and fun things to do.
    • January Events and Information Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014
      Event calendar and important information for January in Orlando, including annual festivals, average temperatures and fun things to do.
    • MetroWest Neighborhood Profile Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      MetroWest is a 1,805-acre master-planned community located about 8 miles southwest of downtown Orlando. The neighborhood is home to a diverse population and the highly acclaimed MetroWest Golf Course.
    • Visiting Fort Christmas Historical Park Created: Monday, February 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014
      Fort Christmas Historical Park, located near Orlando, is nearly 200 years old.
    • Orlando's Lunar New Year Dragon Parade Created: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
      Each year, the Mills/50 District in Orlando is home to the Lunar New Year Festival and Dragon Parade. The Lunar New Year is also called Tet or Chinese New Year.
    • Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day 2014 Created: Monday, February 10, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014
      Many Orlando restaurants offer special Valentine's Day menus, but you must reserve a table early to get in.
    • Five Tips to Help Ease the Homebuying Process Created: Monday, February 10, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014
      Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, looking to upgrade or ready to downsize, the search for your ideal home can be a daunting task. Following these tips will help.
    • Jeff Menzel - Contributing Writer Bio Created: Monday, February 10, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014
      Jeff Menzel, contributing writer to Orlando.About.com, serves as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the North Florida Division of Taylor Morrison.
    • Top Vintage Clothing Shops for Women Created: Saturday, August 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014
      Orlando vintage clothing boutiques offer one-of-a-kind items that will revamp your wardrobe without breaking your budget.
    • Habitat for Humanity Orlando Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Habitat for Humanity of Orlando builds homes, strengthens the local community, and provides new and gently used furniture, building materials, and appliances to the public at a large discount.
    • Oddities Abound at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando Created: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014
      Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando Odditorium is unlike any museum you've visited before. Take a self-guided tour through 10,000 sq. ft. of odd and unusual exhibits.
    • Family-Friendly Sunday Activities in Orlando Created: Thursday, July 11, 2013 Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014
      Some cities close up shop on Sundays, but Orlando comes alive. If you're interested in family-friendly Sunday activities, Orlando has plenty of options to choose from.
    • Snap! Orlando Created: Sunday, January 26, 2014 Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014
      Snap! Orlando is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation dedicated to promoting the appreciation of photography worldwide. Snap! continues to contribute to the growing culture of Orlando.
    • Central Florida Employment Council Created: Monday, January 20, 2014 Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014
      The Central Florida Employment Council hosts free job fairs and seminars throughout the year to bring local employers and job seekers together and to offer job search assistance.
    • Otronicon at the Orlando Science Center Created: Monday, January 13, 2014 Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014
      Otronicon, the four-day event celebrating the role interactive technology has in our lives, is held at the Orlando Science Center each January.
    • Eight Tips to Lower Your Heating Bill Created: Tuesday, January 07, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014
      Looking for ways to save money on your heating bill this winter? A few simple tips will reduce your bill and save you money.
    • Tips for Staying Warm Outside in Winter Created: Tuesday, January 07, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014
      If you're from Orlando, you probably don't own a heavy coat and have no idea how to handle freezing temps. Fortunately, you can stay warm with clothing already in your closet.

    ©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.