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Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum will host an art exhibit in all mediums to celebrate Winter Park's historic architecture and to recognize the importance of historic preservation.

“Evoking a sense of Winter Park’s historic architecture,” the artworks will be displayed from Jan. 10 to 18.

Winter Park City Talk

Last weekend to ice skate!

The last day to skate at the city’s “Winter in the Park” ice skating rink is Sunday, Jan. 11. If you haven’t already taken a spin on the ice, there’s only a few days left.

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High-tech with a flexible, wearable twist

High-tech with a twist

The latest nano-invention from a UCF researcher could change the way everyday electronic devices such as cellphones, tablets, and even hybrid cars are powered.

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UCF barely outlasts Houston on the court

UCF makes last second comeback

Two three-point shots at the last possible moment gave the Knights a dramatic overtime win far away in Houston on Tuesday night.

Frozen pipes are no joke

How to keep your pipes safe

But when a house isn't regularly lived in, if the heat is kept to a minimum to save energy, and water isn't running through the pipes daily, the risk of frozen pipes goes up.

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Arrests resurrect Meningitis outbreak outrage

Winter Parkers arrested

Two Winter Park residents were allegedly on their way to their home when they were indicted for their alleged roles in a deadly meningitis outbreak.

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Marsala and other design details for 2015

As we start the year fresh with resolutions, gym memberships and new beginnings, it's time to begin anew in our homes with fresh style.

Some trends we saw in 2014 likely to bleed over into 2015 are modern luxe, warm metallic and pastel hues.

Louis Roney: Words from the wise

We are so lucky to live in Florida while so much of the rest of the country has its winter.

Rollins’ President Hamilton Holt used to tell us kids not to brag about Winter Park if we visited relatives up north, because if we did everyone would flock to WP and our little secret haven would be a secret no more.

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Phone store robberies rise in Orange County

Phone store robberies rise

An AT&T store in Goldenrod was the latest victim in a series of phone robberies slowly on the rise in Orange County.

Explaining sudden death in small household pets

Sometimes, they show few to no outward symptoms.

Sadly, guinea pigs can fall victim to a number of different illnesses, and can do so shockingly fast.

Candidates start rolling in for Maitland mayor

Schieferdecker undecided about running

There are new and familiar faces slated to face off in the Maitland mayoral race in March, with three candidates filing paperwork intending to run so far with two weeks left before the qualifying period closes.

Maitland City Talk

Annual Testing of Residential Backflow Prevention Devices

Effective Jan. 1, 2015, employees of the City of Maitland Public Works Cross Connection Control Section will begin testing residential backflow preventers.

Chris Jepson: Wearing women's clothes

For the record I take an extra-large in a woman’s T-shirt.

So, I wear women’s clothing, oh, and I like interior design and decorating, wall coverings, furniture, art, flowers, architecture and Disco music. Any other stereotypes I can disabuse?

Do-it-yourself food and toothpaste

Making your own flavored yogurt is cheap and much better for you.

Start with plain, unflavored yogurt and add pureed fruits, toasted oats, honey, vanilla or almond extract, or plumped-up raisins.

New recipe for an old cold-weather favorite

Good Housekeeping's take on Meatball Stroganoff.

Hot new recipe for Meatball Stroganoff.

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How secure is that tablet you just bought?

Tips for keeping your tablet secure.

Did you or anyone in your family get a tablet computer over the holidays? Was it an inexpensive one, perhaps purchased on Black Friday?

Community Bulletin

Orlando Circle of Friends Chorus seeking new singers

Love to sing? Want to sing and help in the community at the same time?

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America’s Exceptional Heritage: National Historic Landmarks

“America’s Exceptional Heritage: National Historic Landmarks” opens at noon on Thursday, Jan. 8, at A&H’s Maitland Historical Museum.

Candidates set for Winter Park municipal election

The race for Winter Park mayor is on

The stage has been set for the Winter Park General Election in March, with one candidate stepping out of the race and another announcing his campaign prior to the Jan. 6 qualifying deadline.

Keg 'n Cork dead; Is Keg 'n Cork alive?

Hoping for past charm

Winter Park doesn't have many places that you'd call a bar, let alone one that knows your name. We have restaurants with that characteristic polished wood high top. We have Fiddler's Green, Spatz and TAPS. And until today, we had the Keg 'n Cork.

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