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Got art inspired by Winter Park?

Casa Feliz is hosting an art show Jan. 8 to 18 called “There’s No Place Like Home: Art Inspired by Winter Park’s Historic Architecture.”


Sip, Shop, & Stroll

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association invite you to experience the charm of Park Avenue during the Sip, Shop, & Stroll from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18.

Ask a Trainer: Bringing up the rear

What are the best exercises to build and shape the booty?

The booty, or gluteus muscle group, is the true powerhouse of the body.

Winter Park City Talk

100 year anniversary kick off for Winter Park Country Club

The Parks & Recreation Department and Winter Park Country Club (WPCC) 100th Anniversary Committee invite the community to the kick-off event for its Centennial Celebration of the Country Club Tuesday, Sept. 16.

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Coyotes cause stir in Winter Park

Spotted in urban areas

A sign placed outside the Publix on Aloma Avenue two weeks ago reads “coyotes in area,” warning residents not to leave food or pets outside at night.

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City board denies Winter Park chapel's historic designation

Chapel denied after renovations

An attempt to place the Winter Park Wedding Chapel on the city’s historic register fell short last month after it was deemed not historic due to recent renovations intended to help save it.

Tips and tricks for getting squirrels out of the attic

Like other rodents, squirrels can damage insulation and electrical wiring, so getting rid of them is a priority.

Take a closer look at your home’s eaves and soffits to find out all the points of entry. It’s likely that some small damage occurred underneath the eaves, and the squirrels exploited it.

Backlog of short sales shrinking in local housing market

In August we witnessed a steep decline in pending home sales

Short sales have left a lot of homeowners with long faces since the collapse of the housing market in 2008. But we’re beginning to see a lot more smiles these days in the local market.

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Maitland mayor backtracks on charter violation confession

Says he didn't violate charter

Two weeks after Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker admitted to violating the City Charter by directing city staffers without proper approval, he was singing a different tune on Monday.

Christina Rordam: The difference between pre-approval and pre-qualification

One of the best ways to be sure you are accepting an offer from a valid buyer is to ask for a pre-approval and not just a pre-qualification.

Let’s take a minute to look at what a pre-approval means versus a pre-qualification.

Louis Roney: Brick streets

Winter Park’s perennial determined wish is to remain small, high class, quiet and aesthetically beautiful.

If Winter Park people appear to be snobbish, let’s thank them for giving Florida yet another town that can justifiably call itself “classy” — even “ritzy.”

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Orlando charity event combines excercise and gambling

Pedal and play for charity

Cyclists all over town are preparing their poker faces for this year’s upcoming Pedal & Poker for Charity event on Sept. 13.

Maitland City Talk

September is Fall Prevention Month

On Tuesday, Sept. 23, the Maitland Fire-Rescue Department will host a fall prevention seminar for seniors at the Maitland Senior Center.

Chris Jepson: Please, no popes or emperors

One take-away from studying history is that nations are no different from human beings in one respect: “Nothing lasts.”

Since the end of World War II, America has been a colossus, imperially striding the worldwide stage as the “final” international arbiter.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

In this not-to-be-missed event, Orlando’s Shakespeare Theater takes on one of the greatest Broadway blockbusters of all time as they open their season with “Les Miserables.”

Since their “flash-mob” performance at Millenia Mall was picked up by national TV, the video has gone viral and the box office has exploded – meaning you need to call and get your tickets.

Community Bulletin

Rollins seeks volunteer businesses

Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship at Rollins College is seeking applications for women-owned businesses.


Popcorn Flick in the Park

Come out to enjoy this month’s Popcorn Flick in the Park, “Napoleon Dynamite,” starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Central Park Main Stage in Winter Park.

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Campaign finance conflict could push development through

Traffic woes to worsen

At least four country commissioners' campaigns have been partially financed by companies involved in one of Seminole County's largest developments.

'Ivory Tower' shows at Seminole State

Student loans skyrocket

The warning signs started in 2010: For the first time in U.S. history, the Federal Reserve reported that student loan debt had eclipsed credit card debt.

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UCF football leaps back into top 25 ranking

Sagarin poll No. 22

The UCF Knights may not have played on the gridiron last weekend, but they did something no other team in the American Athletic Conference did: get ranked.

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