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The 9 best Airbnbs in Orlando, from a family home with its own arcade to a condo right by Disney Springs

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Thanks to its world-class theme parks, Orlando is a popular year-round destination.The city can be expensive during peak times, but we found top-rated Airbnbs under $300 per night.Experts and the CDC also say Airbnbs are safer than hotels due to minimized contact with others. Despite the ongoing pandemic, Orlando remains one of the most-visited cities in the United States. The proliferation of wor...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, Disney, Trends, United States, Airbnb, Interior Design, Orlando, Disney World, Ritz, Disney Springs, Winter Park, Airbnbs, Lake Buena Vista, Paul Oswell, Downtown Orlando


Clippers to bring back Reggie Jackson, waive Joakim Noah

Reggie Jackson will be back with the Clippers this season. A free agent, the 30-year-old guard agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the team, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and confirmed by a league source. The team also reportedly waived veteran center Joakim Noah, and his agent Billy Duffy told Wojnarowksi that the veteran center likely is headed for retirement. Noah, 33, joined the Clippers in the Orlando bubble last season after initially signing a 10-day contract March 9, two days...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Noah, Soccer, Nba, Espn, University of Florida, Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Detroit, Los Angeles Clippers, Orlando, Southern California, Paul George, George


Clippers add Reggie Jackson and Nicolas Batum, waive Joakim Noah

Reggie Jackson will be back with the Clippers this season. A free agent, the 30-year-old guard agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the team, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and confirmed by a league source. The Clippers also signed Nicolas Batum, the 6-foot-9 forward who cleared waivers Tuesday after being released Sunday by the Charlotte Hornets. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported the development and a league source confirmed that Batum will be joining the squad. Batum will bolste...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Noah, Soccer, Nba, Espn, University of Florida, Jackson, Charlotte Hornets, Reggie Jackson, Detroit, Los Angeles Clippers, Orlando, Southern California, Paul George


Clippers rookie Terance Mann takes confidence cues from veterans

No amount of sage advice could’ve prepared Terance Mann for his rookie season in the NBA; there simply wasn’t a blueprint for a season interrupted for four-plus months by a pandemic before being reset in a sealed-off Florida bubble. But though everyone involved is a rookie in regard to the situation and surroundings at Walt Disney World Resort, the game is the game, and the Clippers’ institutional wisdom for what works when you’re coming off the bench stands. “We follow the leadership of Lou Wil...
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Leaked document reveals that Sidewalk Labs' Toronto plans for private taxation, private roads, charter schools, corporate cops and judges, and punishment for people who choose privacy

Tomorrow, Toronto's City Council will hold a key vote on Sidewalk Labs's plan to privatize much of the city's lakeshore in the name of creating a "smart city" owned by Google's parent company, Alphabet. Today, the Globe and Mail published a summary of Sidewalk Labs's leaked "yellow book", a 2016 document that lays out Sidewalk Labs's vision for Toronto and future projects in Detroit, Denver, and Alameda. The plan lays out a corporate-owned city similar to Lake Buena Vista, the privately ow...
Tags: Google, Post, Florida, News, Toronto, Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney World, Smart Cities, Sidewalk Labs, Urban Theory, Lake Buena Vista, Cdnpol, Sidewalk Labs Toronto, Toronto s City Council, Alphabet Today the Globe, Detroit Denver


Human remains found in Lake Buena Vista

The Kern County Sheriff's Office says a portion of a human leg was found at Lake Buena Vista on Saturday.KCSO says deputies from the Taft Substation were called to the lake at about 9 a.m. for a report of human remains. When they arrived, they found a portion of a human leg that had washed up on shore.Homicide detectives and a coroner investigator were called to the scene and collected the leg and began an investigation. At this time, the victim's identity and gender are unknown, and the...
Tags: Local News, Kern County Sheriff s Office, Lake Buena Vista


The magic is back: Disney reopens in Orlando post-Irma

Walt Disney World, the mega-entertainment complex and cherished theme park, reopened its doors in Lake Buena Vista — two days after Hurricane Irma lashed the state.            [Author: USA TODAY Network]
Tags: Usa, News, Disney, Walt Disney, Orlando, Irma, USA TODAY Network, Lake Buena Vista


​Disney to pay $3.8M in back wages to Florida workers

The U.S. Department of Labor released a statement on March 17 announcing that the department and two subsidiaries of The Walt Disney Co. have reached an agreement that will provide $3.8 million in back wages to Disney’s Florida employees. Back wages will be paid to 16,339 employees of the Disney Vacation Club Management Corp. and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts U.S. Inc., which are both located at Lake Buena Vista. The department’s Wage & Hour Division found violations of minimum wage, overtime… ...
Tags: Florida, Disney, U S Department of Labor, The Walt Disney Co, Lake Buena Vista, Disney Vacation Club Management Corp, Walt Disney Parks Resorts U S Inc


​Disney to pay $3.8M in back wages to Florida workers

The U.S. Department of Labor released a statement on March 17 announcing that the department and two subsidiaries of The Walt Disney Co. have reached an agreement that will provide $3.8 million in back wages to Disney’s Florida employees. Back wages will be paid to 16,339 employees of the Disney Vacation Club Management Corp. and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts U.S. Inc., which are both located at Lake Buena Vista. The department’s Wage & Hour Division found violations of minimum wage, overtime… ...
Tags: Florida, Disney, U S Department of Labor, The Walt Disney Co, Lake Buena Vista, Disney Vacation Club Management Corp, Walt Disney Parks Resorts U S Inc


See inside new On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina near Disney

A Texas casual-dining restaurant chain with distant ties to Red Lobster Seafood Co. expanded its presence in Central Florida with a new restaurant in the Walt Disney World area. Irving, Texas-based On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina this week opened a new 6,537-square-foot, 236-seat restaurant at 12517 State Road 535, part of the Crossroads at Lake Buena Vista shopping center. The casual dining restaurant that specializes in grilled fajitas, tableside guacamole — known as Guacamole Live! —… ...
Tags: Texas, Disney, Walt Disney World, Central Florida, Cantina, Irving Texas, Lake Buena Vista, Border Mexican Grill amp, Red Lobster Seafood Co, Border Mexican Grill Cantina


Oh boy! Check out the top 25 restaurants near Walt Disney World

It's no secret that Walt Disney World is one of the top reasons Orlando saw a record 66 million tourists in 2015. And from all of those visitors, you can bet that many of them eat at nearby restaurants during their visit. That's why many restaurants in the Lake Buena Vista area near Disney (NYSE: DIS) have seen success with hungry tourists. For visitors and locals looking for the inside scoop on which places have the tastiest dish, social media review site Yelp (NYSE: YELP) can help. Yelp comp...
Tags: Walt Disney World, Yelp, Orlando, DIS, Lake Buena Vista, Disney NYSE


Search on for boy grabbed by alligator at Disney resort in Florida

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Law enforcement officials in Florida hunted on Wednesday for signs of a 2-year-old boy who was dragged by an alligator into a lagoon at Walt Disney World, despite his father's desperate attempt to rescue the child from the animal's jaws. Wildlife officials captured and euthanized four alligators from the lagoon to examine them for traces of the child after the Tuesday night attack but found no evidence they were involved, said Nick Wiley, execu...
Tags: Florida, News, Disney, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Orange County Sheriff s Office, Barbara Liston, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Lake Buena Vista


Alligator drags toddler into lagoon at Disney resort in Florida

Officers were still hunting for the child, grabbed at the Seven Seas Lagoon at about 9:15 p.m. at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa in Lake Buena Vista, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. The boy was playing in the water while his family, vacationing from Nebraska, relaxed on the edge of the lagoon, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings told a news conference.
Tags: Florida, News, Disney, Nebraska, Orange County, Orange County Sheriff s Office, Grand Floridian Resort, Lake Buena Vista


Orioles have few position battles with Grapefruit League games set to begin, but they are important

After 11 days of workouts on the west coast of Florida, the competition for roster spots officially commences Tuesday as the Orioles' spring training schedule begins. The Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule with road game against the Atlanta Braves in Lake Buena Vista, beginning a string...
Tags: Florida, Atlanta Braves, Orioles, Grapefruit League, Lake Buena Vista