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Winter Park City Talk

Let’s Get “Spriggy” With It!

The city’s Parks & Recreation Department invites the community to join in the Winter Park Golf Course (WPGC) renovation process by participating in an upcoming “sprigging” event.

Can tea tree oil cure nail fungus?

Most people have some benefit that isn't permanent.

According to the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, 100 percent tea tree oil cream, applied twice daily for six months, is 18 percent effective.

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How to find, and identify, deadly spiders

Know the different kinds of spiders to watch out for.

Your biggest threat out in nature is probably not a big hairy bear. Spiders and snakes are more common.

Louis Roney: Ty One On

Cobb was the first man ever inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Ty was, as I was, a native Georgian, he being from Royston, and the state of Georgia was proud of the man and his baseball prowess.

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Peter Weldon seeks to recreate Park Avenue charm

City seeks quality

The city’s Economic Development Advisory Board recently discussed what’s gone wrong along U.S. Highway 17-92 and what went right with Park Avenue.

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Baldwin Parker takes lessons from war zones and doctors’ offices

Army general turned analyst

Mark and Sue Hertling have found a home in Baldwin Park, where Mark broadcasts interviews to CNN about military issues.

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Maitland library marks 120 years with 5K

Library marks milestone

Many things have changed in Maitland since 1896. But one service has stayed constant: the Maitland Public Library.

Maitland City Talk

Public works: Always there

Every year in the third week of May, the American Public Works Association recognizes the public works profession with National Public Works Week.

Chris Jepson: How did you die, Mr. Jepson?

My answer, “One bite at a time.”

I was, at the time, in the St. Petersburg Dali Museum and had bought a T-shirt, only to be informed that I purchased what is considered feminine wear. It’s a little snug.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

Orlando International Fringe Festival

The Orlando Fringe Festival takes over Loch Haven Park for the last two weeks of May with 800 non-juried performances, an outdoor stage, Visual Fringe, Kids’ Fringe and a beer tent.

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Winter Park floats idea of regulating drones

Devices a concern?

Winter Park City Commissioners briefly discussed a flying nuisance at the end of their meeting on May 9.

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Rollins’ Monument named to landmark list

Best Degree Programs recently named Rollins College’s Peace Monument to a list of the 30 most amazing landmarks at small colleges in the U.S.

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Tars pull off unlikely win to end season

Tars take series

After starting the series with two ominous blowout losses, the Tars put together three rallies to win 5-3 to close out the season.

Ask a Trainer: Make summer splash

Mix-up your summer workout!

Workouts can get stagnant, boring and less effective when you do the same exercises over and over. Switch up your workout!


Maitland Public Library 5K

The fifth annual Maitland Public Library 5K will be held on Saturday, May 21 at 7:30 a.m.

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Patrick Chapin resigns from the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce

Steps down as CEO

Winter Park Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Patrick Chapin announced his resignation from the Chamber earlier today, May 18.

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Restaurant review: Sprinkles

And he said, “Let it be known,” Sprinkles, the cupcakery is open.

The much-anticipated opening of the Disney Springs Town Center on May 15 was so much sweeter for this foodie, because I was invited to stop in and have a personal taste at the brand-new Sprinkles.

Winter Park City Talk

A closer look at Denning Drive

The city, with assistance from GAI Consultants Inc., will hold two public involvement meetings to discuss Denning Drive, its current conditions, and future possibilities.

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Winter Park Police arrest homicide suspect

Arrest made after shooting

A suspect connected to a recent Winter Park homicide was arrested last Thursday by Winter Park Police.

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Christina Rordam: Condominium conundrum

To condo or not to condo, that is the question.

Condos have gotten a bad rap since the crash, but do they really deserve it?

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