Sewer line in the way
A sewer pipe beneath the future site of the historic Capen House may slow down the effort to reunite the split home on its new foundation.
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“The Black Stiletto” begins a series of tales about a woman who becomes a vigilante crime fighter much the same way as Batman did.
On Feb. 6 Mayor Ken Bradley was inducted in to the University of Central Florida Business Alumni Hall of Fame.
Lose hope of winning season
Four days after enduring their most heartbreaking loss of the season, the Knights suffered their eighth straight loss in American Athletic Conference play on Feb. 9, losing to UConn 75-55.
Climbing onto an icy (or wet) roof is definitely not safe, but you need to stop water from entering.
You can set up a temporary patch from inside the attic, but it is very temporary — you’ll need to check it frequently until warmer or less-wet weather allows proper roof repairs.
Need a boost? According to new research, some foods have the same effect on your body as taking a prescription mood-enhancing drug.
It might surprise you that some of the best weapons to help cure crankiness and boost energy can be found in your local grocery store.
Students vote for new lunches
In order to get direct input from students, OCPS Food Services hosted its fifth annual Student Food Show Jan. 22 and invited 400 students to taste test potential new menu items.
In today’s virtual driven world, are open houses still relevant and effective in fetching a buyer for your home?
Here are a few tips on maximizing open house traffic and converting lookers into buyers.
Are we saying goodbye to Tinker Field, Orlando’s most memorable sports setting since 1923 — the place where so many immortal sports, figures practiced and played?
I remember seeing Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, there… What else has Orlando got that is a national sports landmark?
City forced to refund tickets
Winter Park is currently refunding hundreds of residents for red-light camera citations due to noncompliance with a Florida Department of Transportation mandate.
Now here’s a tip!
Tissue boxes have so many uses after they are emptied of tissues. Try lining one with a plastic grocery bag and keeping it in your car for stray trash.
Brookshire students shine
Four students at Brookshire Elementary School in Winter Park have received the highest honors in the Brookshire Elementary School Reflections Art Program.
Officials talk legalizing pot
How do local lawmakers feel about marijuana being on the ballot in November? There’s still plenty of fear of “Reefer Madness” scenarios if the law passes.
Reading to the children
The Maitland Fire Rescue Department started a new outreach program in the elementary schools located within the city of Maitland and town of Eatonville.
Covered bridge to rise again
Four months after a truck towing a too-tall trailer brought Maitland’s lone covered bridge down to the ground in a pile of wooden rubble, the city is setting the rebuilding process in motion.
That is an interesting idea, that somehow a road (any endeavor) paved in good intentions is not only suspect, but leads to hell.
We need better men and women planning America’s roadwork. If the road leads to hell, I recommend a course correction.
Let this be the year you surprise your significant other with an evening that celebrates the creativity of Central Florida with tickets to a live performance or one of Orlando’s great restaurants.
Two of our favorite and most talented singing-actors, Natalie Cordone and Shawn Kilgore, will present a cabaret performance called “Hooray for Love!” for Valentine's Day.
Popcorn Flicks in the Park
It’s “William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet” at the free Popcorn Flicks in the Park event in Winter Park’s Central Park, presented by the Enzian theater.
Culture Pop! at A&H
The Art & History Museums – Maitland presents Culture Pop! on Feb. 14 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Ave.