Lions Extend Unbeaten Run to 17 with Win over Wilmington Dennis Chin and Anthony Pulis score to give Orlando City a 2-0 win over the Hammerheads



ontinuing its impressive 2014 USL PRO unbeaten run, Orlando City SC (14-0-3, 45 points) defeated the Wilmington Hammerheads 2-0 at ESPN Wide World of Sports on Saturday night. Dennis Chin and Anthony Pulis both scored for Orlando as the Lions extend their unbeaten run to 17 consecutive matches. Continue reading “Lions Extend Unbeaten Run to 17 with Win over Wilmington Dennis Chin and Anthony Pulis score to give Orlando City a 2-0 win over the Hammerheads”

The Downtown Development Board Photo Contest

ddb-logoThe City of Orlando’s Downtown Development Board (DDB) has launched a Best of Downtown Orlando Photo Contest inviting photographers of all ages, both professionals and amateurs, to submit their greatest high-quality photos capturing all that Downtown Orlando has to offer. After photos are submitted, artists will be encouraged to share their images through social media outlets to collect as many votes as possible. The top 10 favorite images will be determined at the end of the voting period and winners will get a reserved section at the CityArts Factory for the “Take Your Best Shot Photo Exhibit.” At least one image per artist will be printed and put on display at the exhibit, encouraging artists to come see their photos. Winners will be eligible to win the $300 Best in Show award.
  • July 24, 2014 by midnight: Submission deadline, up to 10 photographs can be submitted
  • July 28, 2014 – August 4, 2014: Voting period
  • August 21, 2014: Opening reception at CityArts Factory from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 21, 2014 – September 12, 2014: CityArts Factory “Best of DTO Photo Contest” exhibit on display
  • Photos must be high resolution, 300 dpi or greater
  • Names, dates, borders, copyright symbols, etc. cannot be part of the actual images.
  • Prints, negatives and slides (transparencies) must be converted to digital images before entering this contest.
  • Submit photos through the Downtown Orlando website at or directly on the Downtown Orlando Facebook Page
  • Photos must depict one of Downtown Orlando’s five categories: Architecture, Lifestyle, DTO at Night, Best of DTO, and Panorama
Anyone with question or needing additional information can contact Sydney Gray at or call at 407-246-3794.


Viktor&Rolf Partners With Desso at Their Autumn/Winter 2014 Collection by Transforming Carpets to Haute Couture

Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sports pitches company contributed toViktor&Rolf’s Autumn/Winter 2014 Haute Couture collection – which was presented at the Paris Fashion Week on July 9th- by delivering red carpet material and supporting the finishing. Continue reading “Viktor&Rolf Partners With Desso at Their Autumn/Winter 2014 Collection by Transforming Carpets to Haute Couture”

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
Only $16 per game to Witness History with Kaká and Orlando City’s MLS Debut Continue reading “The World Cup is almost over, and so is the Chance to Save Big on 2015 Season Tickets”

“The Business of Art: Turning Your Passion to Profits” Free Seminar for Local Artisans Hosted by Artegon Orlando on July 29

imageCentral Florida artists and arts and crafts hobbyists can learn how to achieve financial success with their talents at a free, one-of-a-kind event. National art business consultant Carolyn Edlund shares her insights and advice from operating a thriving art business for 20 years during a free seminar on July 29.
Edlund is the executive director of the Arts Business Institute and speaks regularly to groups and individuals about building creative careers and marketing and selling their work. With decades of experience mastering the most important parts of running a successful business, attendees will learn Edlund’s best practices of art marketing, sales, merchandising, building a loyal following and efficient labor management.

This event, hosted by Artegon Orlando, is free and open to the public at the highly anticipated showcase shopping destination scheduled to open this fall in the heart of Orlando’s tourism district.

“The Business of Art: Turning Your Passion to Profits”
Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time: 7-8 p.m. with Question & Answer session to follow
Location: Artegon Orlando, 5250 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

Save your seat with online reservations or call 407.351.7718 to learn inside secrets to building a thriving art business.

Inspired by the great marketplaces in the U.S. and from around the world, such as Pike Place, Faneuil Hall, Chelsea Market, Reading Terminal, and Greenwich Village, Artegon Orlando features unique artists, one-of-a-kind boutiques, handcrafted items, and diverse food offerings alongside some of the biggest brands in dining and retail. Artegon Orlando is a showcase destination where an exciting and eclectic atmosphere will create lasting memories and become one of the must-see stops for Orlando residents, vacationers, and conventioneers.
Artegon Orlando is anchored by major tenants including Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Cinemark Theaters, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Berghoff’s Octoberfest, and Sheplers Western Stores.

As one of the most influential and forward-thinking development firms in the retail real estate industry, Paragon Outlet Partners LLC is the master developer of Artegon Orlando and brings a solid blend of unique experience, entrepreneurial spirit, and steadfast commitment to the development.
“Artegon Orlando is poised to become a significant attraction on International Drive in its own right, providing guests a new place to discover authentic local culture as they experience sights, sounds, and flavors of the Central Florida marketplace,” said Steven Sless, executive vice president for Paragon Outlet Partners.
Artegon Orlando’s indoor marketplace and bazaar and will feature an industrial-chic look with heavy wooden support beams, exposed brick, and weathered steel accents.
To learn more about Artegon Orlando, Like on Facebook and Follow on Twitter and Instagram #EatShopArtegon.

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