Good news: In recent research, USA Today’s Tripology found that Orlando was the top destination for family vacationers.
The award recognizes affordable family destinations that travellers are most interested in – one more reason to take pride in our hometown!
Applause for Cooper, Sprinkel; Controversy over cameras
The Green Oaks Neighborhood Association was pleased to host commissioners Carolyn Cooper and Sarah Sprinkel on July 16 for a forum about recent developments in Winter Park.
Library programs, resources provide greater access to reading materials
Maitland Public Library provides many programs that emphasize access to reading materials.
Guide to going back to school
It’s back-to-school season, and whether your kids are entering pre-K or 12th grade we’ve got a guide for all the dates and deals going on to get you ready before the tardy bell rings.
Incorporating soy into your child’s diet
With vegetarian versions of many popular foods available these days, you may be curious about whether they’re worth it.
Popcorn Flicks in Central Park
Watch a free outdoor screening of “Muscle Beach Party” at this month’s Popcorn Flick in the Park, starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, in Winter Park’s Central Park.
I hope that an Orange County ordinance will incorporate good ideas from other municipalities’ draft ordinances as well as limit the public consumption of medical marijuana.
On Nov. 4, Floridians will vote on Amendment 2 to the state constitution. If passed, the amendment would allow the use of medical marijuana.
Winston-James negotiates lease for new office
Winston-James Development recently negotiated a long-term lease agreement on a 937-square-foot office/warehouse facility at its Aloma Business Center.
Catch up to league lead
With less than a week left in the regular season, the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs just took the lead in the Florida Collegiate Summer League standings.
City admits mistakes
Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker admits that the city made some mistakes when it came to overhauling the intersection of Horatio Avenue and U.S. Highway 17-92 earlier this year.
Music composed by women, performed by women.
Four highly proficient and talented female string players from the Orlando Philharmonic — dames all right! — took the stage at the Plaza Live Theater on Monday, July 21.
Start early to save money later.
College is a significant investment and how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. But there are ways to reduce the amount of debt you take on when preparing for higher education.
Prints can provide clues
A few minutes and a little wishbone-shaped piece of wax could make all the difference for a parent looking for their missing child.
Chamber supports sales tax
The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce backed the Orange County half penny sales tax July 16 as its board of directors voted unanimously in support.
Using food from the garden: Storage & preservation
Please join us for the City of Winter Park free Sustainability Program Workshop Series Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Winter Park Community Center.
Chapel survives rocky move
A Winter Park couple hopes the historic designation of a local chapel will bring stability to their wedding business, seven months after it was relocated by a local land developer.
Victim Service Center
In light of the recent coverage related to the allegations surrounding Fleet Peeples Sr., if you or someone you know is in need of services related to sexual assault, violent crime and/or tragic circumstances, the Victim Service Center of Central Florida Inc. can help.
How to treate white coat syndrome?
Let’s first define whitecoat hypertension, also called reactive hypertension. It’s a condition where blood pressure in the doctor’s office is much higher than blood pressure at home.
There isn’t a summer-fruiting food cooler than a cucumber.
When the weather wilts you, a cucumber is nature’s tasty refreshment.
The information gives a clear picture of who we are and what we’re doing in areas of location, health and economics.
Where we are: As of 2010, more seniors were living in Florida, West Virginia, Maine and Pennsylvania (more than 15 percent of the population) than anywhere else.