Nicole Darden-CrestonHost and Reporter
Nicole came to central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from national elections to local arts, from extraordinary hurricanes to historic space flights, from the people and procedures of Florida’s justice system to the changing face of the state’s economy. When local issues have received international attention, Nicole has reported worldwide for TV news outlets such as CNN, HLN, ABC, Fox News Channel, and BBC News 24.
When she’s off duty, Nicole can often be found performing with one of Central Florida’s many theatre companies, or taking in local arts, culture and music.
Recent Stories from Nicole Darden-Creston
There’s a new ramen restaurant in downtown Orlando. Not just a ramen, The Ramen. Scott Joseph pays The Ramen a visit.
The Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest is happening this weekend. Among the shows chosen for the mini-fest is “Shakespeare’s Ghostbusters,” a stage adaptation of the iconic 1984 film performed in Shakespeare-esque language.
Every January, 90.7 checks in with economic analyst Hank Fishkind for his financial forecast for the coming year.
Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph looks back at Central Florida’s food scene in 2018 in this “year in review.”
The Orlando Blues and Jazz Festival is happening Saturday at Eagle Nest Park in the Metro West area. Don’t let the moniker fool you – although some similarly-named events are staples in the area, this is the first blues and jazz festival of its kind.
For this week’s dining review, Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph checks out a Lake Mary restaurant’s new venture that brings a cozy Italian kitchen to metro Orlando.
Orlando Repertory Theatre is a fixture of Central Florida’s arts landscape. In fact, it’s in its 16th season of producing shows for families and young audiences. But the holidays this year have brought a few brand-new experiences to the Orlando Rep, some of them thanks to the production of “Elf: The Musical.”
Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph goes “mechanic chic” at a garage-themed restaurant named after an American auto maker.
Retro City Cycles is holding its 7th Annual Christmas Light Ride this weekend. It’s a casual bicycle tour through the Ivanhoe area’s holiday decorations and a team-up with the local charity One Heart for Women and Children.
Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph visits a Lake Nona restaurant with a new name…but other than that, he says, not a lot has changed.