Orlando City Youth Soccer Forward Pierre Da Silva Named to U.S. U-17 Spring Residency Roster Da Silva to join top 28 U-17 players in the country for 2015 Spring Semester and Signs U-20 Colombian National Team Midfielder Cristian Higuita

USA_OC CrestsOrlando City Youth Soccer Striker Pierre Da Silva has been named to the U-17 U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) 2015 Spring Semester roster for the U.S. U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Florida.

The U-17 Residency Program roster features 24 players who were on the team during the 2014 fall semester – including Da Silva. In late February and early March, the U-17s will participate in the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, which serves as the qualifying tournament for the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup for the CONCACAF region.

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The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Presents

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County

Multi-Grammy Award-winning Brazilian legend makes his anticipated Arsht Center debut with Uma Travessia World Tour

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Florida's Space Coast pet-friendly hotels

Florida’s Space Coast Offers “Four-Paw” Accommodations And Activities For Rex And Mrs. Boots

More than 55 pet-friendly hotels, surf-side dining, a dog beach and pet salons are all just 45 minutes from Orlando

Long walks on the beach. Al fresco dining. Boutique shopping. Mani-pedis. Although it’s delightful for humans too, this itinerary has been planned with four-legged visitors in mind. Continue reading




Marlow’s Tavern is Feeling Saucy with #RibsAndWhiskey

Neighborhood Tavern Brings Back Popular Seasonal Specials
 – It’s time to tuck those napkins into shirt collars and get down to business with some finger-lickin’ good food.  Marlow’s Tavern is celebrating the return of its Ribs & Whiskey menu Tuesday, September 23 through Monday, October 27 at the Winter Park and Pointe Orlando locations.  Guests can get into the spirit with a variety of sauced-up seasonal fare paired with handcrafted cocktails and drinks.
“There is something about these hearty dishes that we all start craving in the fall,” says John C. Metz, executive chef and co-founder of Marlow’s Tavern. “Our diners enjoy classic, seasonal flavors and the Ribs & Whiskey menu meets that hankering for our guests with satisfying dishes and, of course, great whiskey cocktails.”

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NRT’s Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Florida Acquires Fort Lauderdale Brokerage

MM81390LOGOColdwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC, the largest residential real estate brokerage in Florida, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Lanham and Associates in Fort Lauderdale.  Lanham and Associates will now operate under the banner of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate.
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The World Cup is almost over, and so is the Chance to Save Big on 2015 Season Tickets

Special 35 Percent Savings will Expire July 15
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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), a member of the Senate Subcommittee on Science and Space, today met with Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Director Bob Cabana to discuss the center’s current activities and recently released 20 year master plan. Rubio stressed the importance of expanding space exploration opportunities in Florida.

Following the meeting, Rubio issued the following statement:

“Since our space program began, Florida has been America’s spaceport, and we must continue playing a central role in 21st century space exploration. Of course, space exploration in this century must look significantly different than it did in the last one, with innovators in the commercial space industry carrying more of the load.

“I appreciated Director Cabana’s time today to discuss the center’s future. It’s important that NASA and the commercial space industry coexist in a way that benefits our nation’s space and science goals, as well as Florida’s long-standing role as a hub of space-related job creation.

“The main concern I raised with Director Cabana is how we can get commercial space companies to launch from Florida so they can utilize the infrastructure and workforce that make Florida a unique, and ideal, place to conduct launches. My hope is that NASA’s management plans for Kennedy do not put Florida at a competitive disadvantage, or deter or hamper commercial space entities from making full use of the facility and other potential launch sites in Florida. He assured me that would not be the case, but this is something I’ll continue exploring in consultations with the different stakeholders.

“The competition for commercial space industry activity is furious among states like Florida, Texas and Georgia. Florida has many decades of proven experience as a space launch hub, but we must keep working aggressively to keep it that way.”



Mayor Teresa Jacobs Gives 2014 State of the County Address


14173979768_cac6d6d17e_bMayor Teresa Jacobs Gives 2014 State of the County Address

Mayor Teresa Jacobs delivered her 2014 State of the County Address at the historic Ballroom at Church  Street on June 6, 2014. During her 30-minute speech, themed The Year of Transformation, Mayor Jacobs took citizens on a journey highlighting the outstanding achievements of the region and the many milestones the community has accomplished together making Orange County the best place in the world to live, learn, work, and raise a family. Continue reading


Party at Boi Brazil with Nilson Dizeu!

For the Forro’ fans, it was great ! For those who appreciate the Brazilian June festivities, even better! Continue reading

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Coletiva de imprensa reúne Susana Vieira, Zeca Pagodinho e Sam Alves em Fort Lauderdale


Coletiva de imprensa reúne Susana Vieira, Zeca Pagodinho e  Sam Alves em Fort Lauderdale

Na tarde desta sexta-feira, dia 2, o canal internacional da Globo reuniu jornalistas e fotógrafos da imprensa brasileira que vive nos Estados Unidos para a coletiva de imprensa do Brazilian International Press Awards.  O encontro aconteceu no Broward Center, em Fort Lauderdale, e foi mediado pela apresentadora do ‘Planeta Brasil’ Natalia Bruscky  juntamente com o radialista Gene de Souza. Continue reading


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Luiz Piquet, Romero Britto & Cristiano Piquet LIDE USA President


LIDE is an organization of private character, which brings together entrepreneurs in twelve countries and four continents.

The LIDE Organization fights to strengthen the free  economic enterprise and social development, as well as the defense of the ethical principles of corporate governance in the public and private sector. Continue reading