Austin Fuller, Orlando Sentinel

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Past articles by Austin:

DeLand salvage shop gives new life to parts of old buildings

Mark Shuttleworth salvages old homes or businesses facing demolition, primarily buildings constructed from 1880 to 1940. → Read More

Winter Park Village lands Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar

A Tommy Bahama combination restaurant, bar and retail store is on the horizon for Winter Park Village. → Read More

Jack in the Box returns to Florida with Orlando restaurants

Jack in the Box is coming back to Florida for the first time in 30 years with an Orlando franchisee in the fold. → Read More

Dutch Bros. Coffee plans 1st Florida store near Walt Disney World

A massive Oregon coffeehouse chain is planning to perk up Florida with its first store in the state serving sweet coffee drinks. → Read More

Walgreens to shut down its downtown Orlando store

The store at 190 S. Orange Ave. on the corner of Church Street, is set to close March 30. → Read More

Orlando beer makers raise a glass to President Carter, who signed homebrewing law

President Jimmy Carter signed the federal law legalizing homebrewing in 1978. → Read More

Tuesday Morning is closing all its Central Florida stores

Tuesday Morning locations in Winter Park, DeLand, Lady Lake, Titusville, Merritt Island, and Melbourne were included on a nationwide list of stores that are closing this year. → Read More

Orlando Economic Partnership honors Jenkins, Shugart

Retired Orange County Public Schools superintendent Barbara Jenkins and retired Valencia College president Sandy Shugart received James B. Green Awards during the partnership’s annual dinner at Steinmetz Hall in downtown Orlando. → Read More

New owner of Howey’s Mission Inn plans $10 million in upgrades

The resort features two golf courses and 176 hotel rooms. → Read More

Winter Park’s Foxtail Coffee perks up with national expansion

The chain is expected to have 60 locations by the end of March, including its first in Nevada. → Read More

Pups Pub owner won’t sit for state ban on dogs in his dog bar

“We are staying open. We are not closing,” Pups Pub founder Alex Wright said. → Read More

Darden wants more restaurants, but finding right chain won’t be easy

Restaurant industry watchers say the right company at the right price will be hard to come by. → Read More

Hollerbach’s team launches weed-themed Sanford eatery ‘The Joint’

Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Café is launching a new eatery inside a downtown Sanford bar that will have a weed culture theme. → Read More

Crooked Can Brewing Co. taps into big plans for Minneola

Winter Garden’s Crooked Can Brewing Company plans to add a new brewery and food hall in Minneola approaching four times as large as its current home. → Read More

Baldwin Park lands restaurant in former Galería, Manny’s Chophouse spot

Orlando’s Baldwin Park neighborhood is getting a new restaurant from Chef William Shen. → Read More

Ivanhoe Village food hall plans to stay open amid bankruptcy

The Hall on the Yard food hall in Orlando’s Ivanhoe Village neighborhood is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but the operator doesn’t expect it to close. → Read More

Cocoa Beach Pier gets $3.5 million rehab with new restaurants

New restaurants and changing rooms are coming to the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier. → Read More

Ice cream and waffle shop opens in Winter Garden with more to come

The Winter Garden franchisee for The Dolly Llama hopes to eventually have four total locations in the Orlando area. → Read More

Inflation slows, but we’re still shelling out more for eggs

Egg prices increased 11.1% from November to December, and were up 59.9% compared to December 2021, according to the federal Consumer Price Index. → Read More

In-N-Out lands in Tennessee. Could Florida restaurants follow?

In-N-Out’s decision to open a regional office in Tennessee could mean restaurants eventually end up in Florida, according to one expert. → Read More