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Winter Park Hall of Fame honors city's notable residents

Who's who of Winter Park history

Tucked inside the halls of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, one small room with three white walls and a floor of shining, gray marble contains over 130 years of the town’s history.

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City attorney says Winter Park may have violated Sunshine laws

Breaking open gov't law?

Has Winter Park been violating the Sunshine law?

Is your dog enjoying doggie daycare?

While a few dogs enjoy hanging out in a crowd, most don’t. It’s not in their nature.

If your dog is one of the latter, why subject him to a daycare experience he won’t enjoy?

Red Priest returns with Baroque virtuosity

It’s Baroque, but somehow they fix it

A gimmick can make you rich and famous these days if you know exactly how to serve it up. An example of a gimmick is to play Baroque music in any style you feel inclined.

Louis Roney: Here we go again!

I was single for a long time — that is, until I got married.

I picked a good-looking gal, of course, just to avoid any monotony on our long trip together. She’s still the best view on my domestic landscape.

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Athlete of the Month: Nick Sproles


Meet WPHS star

Meet the Winter Park High School multi-sport star.

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Maitland considers development option to save wetlands

New pond option presented

The new proposal is the third iteration of plans presented by the developer for the layout of its required retention pond.

Maitland City Talk

Independence Lane extension update

During its Jan. 25 meeting, the Maitland City Council authorized the city manager to sign contracts with to purchase the necessary rights-of-way to extend Independence Lane from Horatio Avenue to George Avenue.

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Winter Park readies to vote on referendum for new library

To fund or not to fund?

What will it take for Winter Park’s plan for a new library and civic center to become a reality? It all comes down to a vote.

Chris Jepson: The emperor has no clothes

How far down the rabbit hole must our politics descend before we take a collective breath and say, “Enough with such foolishness, we’ve adult problems to attend to.”

I fear our descent is only beginning.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

“The Wizard of Oz” Educational Exhibit is a journey of discovery at the Orlando Science Center.

Guests travel from the farm to the land of Oz to explore Munchkinland, the Witch’s Castle and the Emerald City before heading back home.

Students fight procrastination with simple strategies

The good news is that for many, procrastination can be eliminated or reduced.

Here are six steps to inspire and achieve results.

Education Bulletin

UCF student earns scholarship

One of the six scholarship recipients is Abdon Orrostieta a two-year scholarship recipient and junior at the University of Central Florida.

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Restaurant Review: TR Fire Grill

New restaurant sets tastebuds ablaze

Those stacks were little altars to the worship of Ahi tuna, and I worshipped with every glorious bite.

Community Bulletin

Polasek Museum receives grant

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens received a $10,500 grant from the Winter Park Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Florida Foundation.

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School choice matters for Florida’s families

When it comes to K-12 education, America’s parents want more choices.

From Jan. 24 to 30, millions of Americans will raise awareness about the importance of school choice at an unprecedented 16,140 events – including 2,057 events in Florida.

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Pookie’s eighth annual RescueFest

Make a difference for animals in need by attending Pookie’s eighth annual RescueFest, a fundraiser and adoption day to benefit local non-profit animal rescue groups.

Erika Spence: Business in the Park

Make a date with your sweetheart for Sunday, Feb. 7, for A Valentine Concert in Central Park and enjoy an afternoon of music, art and romance.

Members of the Bach Festival Choir and Orchestra will play an intimate concert in Central Park before Michael Andrew & Swingerhead take the stage.

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UCF Knights shut down twice in AAC play

Lost two straight

With a 75-60 score showing, the Knights lost their second American Athletic Conference game of the season and dipped ever closer to the .500 mark overall.

Commissioner's Corner: Tour of Orange County's tourism

There are few things more quintessential to Orange County than our tourism industry.

We are the nation’s top tourist destination, with over 62 million people from around the world coming here to visit theme parks, attend conventions, and experience the many entertainment and cultural attractions we have to offer.

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