Gala blends fantasy and fine dining
Guests from near and far, far away are invited to step into the pages of this modern storybook come to life at the 2016 Give Kids The World Black & White Gala.
You’ve seen the “Three Tenors.” Imagine that concept translated for men with deep voices.
Three Baritones – Gabriel Preisser, Nathan Stark and Bryan Myer – will share the bill at the University Club in Winter Park on Aug. 28.
Football almost underway
The Knights held their annual Football FanFest on Saturday, with thousands of UCF football fans showing up to have autographs signed by players and to meet new coach Scott Frost.
Winter Park High School to face Lake Nona this week
Check here for a complete varsity football schedule of Winter Park High School, Edgewater High School, Trinity Preparatory School and Orangewood Christian School.
Parents battle FSA
Fourteen families are still fighting to have their children move on to fourth grade after refusing to take the FSA — a test deemed unnecessary and secretive by parents.
Maitland teachers recognized with award
Orlando Science Schools teachers Abdulkerim Akyalcin and Ozlem Akyalcin from Maitland have been awarded the Edyth May Sliffe Award for distinguished mathematics teaching.
Keep an out out for vision issues
The inability to see clearly can affect a child’s physical, mental and social development, which in turn can affect academic and athletic performance and, ultimately, self-esteem.
Giving since 1998
To many of us, $100 million might mean buying a house beyond our wildest dreams. To Central Florida’s highest-need children, $100 million over the past nearly 18 years means so much more.
Commit to be fit with a new workout schedule
It’s tough to keep our schedules on track and keep a steady workout regimen. Try a new routine!
Winter Park Sip, Shop & Stroll
Enjoy an evening of wine and hors d’oeuvres in downtown Winter Park from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, during the Winter Park Sip, Shop & Stroll.
Boys & Girls Clubs opens thrift store in Winter Park
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida (BGCCF) is pleased to announce the opening of its first thrift store located at 2054 State Road 436, Suite 140 in Winter Park.
Chuy's has earned the reputation as the most fun place to eat Tex-Mex at a great price.
Chuy’s is all that it’s supposed to be. When the food is good (and fresh) why not let it be fun too.
New chief withdraws
Dallas Police Department Deputy Chief Vernon Hale has had a change of heart, informing the city he will not be taking over as the new Winter Park Police Chief.
Meet UCF coach, players
The UCF Knights are readying for their first kickoff, with an off-season’s worth of anticipation built up behind new head coach Scott Frost.
Taste of the Nation
Central Florida’s most distinguished chefs will join forces from 6:45 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Orlando World Center Marriot, 8701 World Center Drive, to help fight the nation’s childhood hunger epidemic at Orlando's Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry.
Firm names new portfolio manager
David Vaughan Investments Inc. is pleased to announce that Jonathan (Pierce) Timko has joined the firm as a portfolio manager in its Winter Park office.
The final free outdoor movie in Orlando’s Lake Eola Park begins at 6 p.m. with activities and music from Mix 105.1.
Bring the family, some chairs and a banana or two to Lake Eola Park on Friday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. as Orlando hosts a free screening of "Minions."
We have an opportunity to improve our unique city once again. Let’s get on with it.
If the loss of green space is a concern, this battle should have been fought back when the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center was built.
Managing your mosquito problems
Have a mosquito concern? Contact the Orange County Office of Mosquito Safety. Call 407-254-9120 to open a ticket.
In retrospect the performance was a sound concept soundly delivered for people on a hot summer evening in Orlando — and what a refreshing idea.
Monday evening b.w. and I went to a concert of dance music from Bolivia, Argentina, and Spain presented by the Orlando Philharmonic at the Plaza Live Theatre.