Settlement raises questions
They received a check earlier this month after signing for a settlement with their insurance company for $350,000 – a step toward normalcy after sitting above a sinkhole slowly swallowing their home.
Spoiler alert: Laughter is good for you! Yep, a good laugh promotes good health. No joke!
You take in more oxygen, get a boost in your heart rate, and release endorphins, those great feel-good hormones.
Gabriel Preisser comes to my house to tell me what’s going on in opera around Orlando.
Baritone Gabriel is the newly appointed executive and artistic director of the newly minted Opera Orlando.
How to make land more developable?
Winter Park might cut a road down to size if it means making a city property easier to sell.
An evening of wonderful music
On Saturday evening, Jan. 16 the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra played a concert at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center under the baton of JoAnn Falletta, conductor of the Baltimore Symphony.
Be aware of closed roads
A stretch of southbound U.S. Highway 17-92 will close for two consecutive long weekends.
No Maitland spring festival
Art festival season will be one show shorter this year, after the Maitland Chamber of Commerce voted to cancel this year’s Maitland Spring Festival of the Arts at a meeting late last month.
It’s hard to find any separation of church and state within the Republican presidential field.
That our Founding Fathers purposely omitted any reference to God in our U.S. Constitution fails to enlighten the faithful that separation of church and state was their specific intention.
Beginning Jan. 15, the ever-beautiful Leu Gardens will be invaded by an unforgettable collection of Gargantuan-scale-bug-sculptures created by artist David Rogers.
A free Insect Hunt Adventure Guide is available to help discover the Big Bugs hiding throughout the gardens.
Maitland softball registration still open
Maitland Little League Softball is accepting online registration until 11:59pm on Jan. 21 at maitlandlittleleague.com for girls of all ages.
This year’s Ovation Awards ceremony and after-hours networking event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center.
Wildcats move on
For Winter Park’s boys basketball team, a trouncing of Boone in a district game on Jan. 14 gave way to a late collapse against Freedom at the Master’s Academy Classic.
It’s time once again to get those New Year’s resolutions in full swing.
Whether you finally kick some bad habits, build the life of your dreams, or you simply need to shed a few holiday pounds – you’ll likely need a plan.
Register for SIDE BY SIDE
In the spirit of unity and appreciation, the public is cordially invited to SIDE BY SIDE “A celebration to pause and honor the gifts of our community.”
Don't use cold weather as an excuse
Researchers say people should establish new traditions to increase happiness and avoid wintertime woes.
There’s no denying that the housing market in Orlando and the surrounding areas has come alive again.
Home prices are up and have been steadily rising for many months now.
A person with singing talent can learn a lot about how immortal singers sing.
The tenor voice was always my favorite and I learned much about singing from listening carefully to how the great ones did it.
Are cameras keeping us safer?
Winter Park Police Department records show that 2013 saw 17,971 citations issued. That number dropped to 16,687 in 2015.
Pushing back against ordinance
A teenage sidewalk poet on Park Avenue isn’t going quietly after Winter Park passed an ordinance that bans street performers along downtown sidewalks.
2016 might be the year to take the plunge
Here are four reasons why 2016 is the year to become a homeowner.