Top college striker and Generation adidas player joins Lions for 2015 season
ORLANDO – January 15, 2015 – Orlando City Soccer Club today selected Canadian National Team member and University of Connecticut Forward Cyle Larin with the number one overall pick in the 2015 Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft. Per Club and league policy, additional terms were not disclosed. Continue reading →
SOLAR BEARS ANNOUNCE
ALL-STAR SKILLS COMPETITION PARTICIPANTS
All-Star Game Intermissions Feature Fastest Skater, Hardest Shot Competitions
Orlando, FL – The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, announced today the Solar Bears players who
will participate in the Fastest Skater competition presented by Coors Light and the Hardest Shot competition presented by Walgreens and The Original Protein Shot. Competitors from the ECHL All-Star Team will be announced at a later date.
The All-Star Skills Competition will take place during each intermission of the the 2015 CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic presented by Visit Orlando on Wednesday, January 21, at the Amway Center. The Fastest Skater competition is scheduled for the first intermission of the contest, while the Hardest Shot event will be held during the second intermission. Continue reading →
WHEN: SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015 | 8 P.M.
AMWAY CENTER | ORLANDO, FLORIDA
ON SALE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015 | 10 A.M.
Elton John announced today that he and his band will be touring as part of his All Hits Tour. The tour features iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his extraordinary career spanning five decades. He will also perform a selection of songs from his highly-acclaimed, remastered album “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. John and his band play the Amway Center in Orlando on Saturday, March 7. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 16 at 10 a.m.Continue reading →
Event Showcases Interactive Technology Created Locally and Served Globally
For the 10th consecutive year, multiple industry partners join Orlando Science Center to celebrate interactive technology’s role in how we live, learn, work and play during Otronicon January 16 – 19, 2015.
Partners including Lockheed Martin, EA SPORTS, Walt Disney World Resort, Florida Hospital for Children and University of Central Florida demonstrate Orlando’s impact on the world of entertainment, simulation, education, training, health care and more.Continue reading →
This was another Truly Legendary year for Orlando Venues. In 2014, the Amway Center hosted 30 events (concerts, family shows and non-team sports), and sold out nine events including Brad Paisley (Jan 25), Paul Simon & Sting(Mar 16), NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships (Mar 20 & 22), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Apr 19), Cher (May 16), Blake Shelton (Aug 30), Disney On Ice presents Frozen (Sept 4–7), Marc Anthony (Oct 5), James Taylor (Nov 18) and Billy Joel (Dec 31). As Billy Joel celebrated the New Year with a sold out crowd, he also set the new house record for the highest-grossing single-day event (formerly held by Eagles). The 30 events sold 389,202 total tickets and grossed total tickets sales of $23,075,891. Continue reading →
The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. (“The ONE Group”) (OTCQB: STKS), known for developing upscale, high-energy restaurants, today announced plans to open a STK in Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. STK Orlando is expected to open in The Landing at Disney Springs in 2015, with the full completion of Disney Springs expected in 2016.Continue reading →
There are people that imagine and never get to see the realization of their dreams. Others will dream and not rest until it is completed, sealed and signed. Today we saw a dream come true, we saw a group of people that dared to overcome all obstacles, every detail and completed a project that is the first of many to come, and this is just the beginning. We applaud their effort, and success Continue reading →
As they continue to rack up assists on the court, Victor Oladipo and Elfrid Payton are also dishing out assists off the court.
And while he continues to be an elite rebounder on the court, Nikola Vucevic is helping others rebound off the court.
On Tuesday, Dec. 9, the three Magic stars teamed up with PepsiCo. to take 100 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida on a holiday shopping spree. Each child received a $100 Walmart gift card and got the opportunity to pick out toys, electronics, clothes and other items while cruising the aisles with a few of their favorite Magic players.
“It’s a great situation to be here for me because I love kids,” Oladipo said. “For me to be able to do it (take kids on shopping spree) is a humbling experience.”
In addition to the shopping spree, PepsiCo. donated $2,500 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida to help support its programs. Continue reading →
Holiday shopping is hassle-free at Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, where consumers can find factory-direct premium quality merchandise at savings up to 75% off (and sometimes more), easy store front parking and a head start on gift-buying.
Learn All About the Orion Spacecraft from Those Who Built It
Saturday, Dec. 6 – Sunday, Dec. 7
Orlando Science Center hosts some key players who paved the way for Orion’s test launch and made its premiere journey a success. Guests can enjoy special presentations from Lockheed Martin’s Joe Mayer, Adam Ayala and Barry Bohnsack. Continue reading →