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Best Wishes to Pat Williams – Orlando Magic

Pat Williams, the Orlando Magic executive who’s credited with bringing the National Basketball Association franchise to Orlando in 1987, was diagnosed with blood and bone marrow cancer two weeks ago, the team has announced. The 70-year-old senior vice president has multiple myeloma and underwent his fourth chemotherapy treatment. “We have launched the treatment as fast […]


Florida Leisure – Top 10 Videos For 2010

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Well today marks the last day of the year and it’s always fun to look back and reflect on some of the things that happened and what interested most people. That’s why we’ve taken a look at our YouTube.com/FloridaLeisure channel to see exactly what were the most popular videos from over 100 that we made […]

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Amway Center Opens in Orlando

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The 1st October marked the opening day of the new Amway Center area. I went along to check out the new home of the Orlando Magic and of concerts and other spectacular events in Orlando.  I’ve previously blogged about the new arena’s facts and figures here so I’ll keep this brief … simply watch this […]

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Amway Facts & Figures

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As we look forward to the opening of the new Amway Center here are some facts and figures about the project: From a vision to blueprints to reality. The Orlando Magic served as the developer of the new downtown Amway Center which will compete to host major national events, concerts and family shows. The facility […]

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Orlando Amway Center Set To Open

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Orlando is getting set to welcome its brand new sports, concert and events facility… the all brand spanking new Amway Center. The countdown is on for the 1st October opening to the general public and it promises to be a magnificent occasion. On Friday, the new Amway Center will open its doors to the Central […]

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Orlando Magic Home is Coming Along

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Construction on the future home of the Orlando Magic is moving along nicely. Magic officials released a photo Friday of the inside of the Amway Arena which is under construction in downtown Orlando. The new arena is set to open October 10, 2010. Looks good.  Here’s what it will look like:

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Congrats Lakers

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Kobe Bryant carried the Los Angeles Lakers to their 15th title with a 99-86 victory over the Orlando Magic in Game 5 last night and it has to be said they were much the better team in this best of seven series. The Lakers won their 15th world championship – and 10th since the team […]

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Disneyland v Disney World

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Walt Disney World President Meg Crofton and Disneyland President Ed Grier are having some fun with their hometown teams making it to the NBA Finals. The two have made a friendly wager on the outcome of the best of seven series between the Orlando Magic and the Los Angeles Lakers. Apparently, if the Magic win, […]

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1995 … and all that!

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It all starts again tonight. The Orlando Magic are in the NBA finals and instead of the Rockets it’s the Lakers that stand between them and immortality. The last time…and the first time the Magic made it to the finals was in 1995 so I thought it would be fun to rewind the clock and […]

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ORLANDO…Where Amazing Happens … It’s MAGIC

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HAHAHAHAHAHA bye bye LeBron …  You’re next, Kobe!!!! How do you feel Nike and NBA? Better start building the “Superman” puppet.

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