College Park


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Hurricane Matthew shuts down Central Florida

Cat 4 storm nears CFL

Central Floridians prepared for the worst as Hurricane Matthew tore through the Bahamas Thursday and turned toward a possible landfall along the Florida coastline early Friday morning.

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Orlando, Central Florida rise up following horrific Pulse shooting

Orlando unites after shooting

Orlando turned to hope, flooding the globe with images and stories of lines of blood donors hundreds long, volunteers passing out thousands of bottles of water to mourners, of millions united in a defiant grief.

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College Park gets juiced up over bike share

Bike share expands

College Parkers are invited to trade in their four-wheels for two, and pedal their way across Orlando as Orlando’s bike share program expands into the community.

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Princeton at College Park passes Orlando Commission

Residents threaten legal action

One of the most controversial College Park developments in recent memory finally passed last Monday to the dismay of some College Park residents – but not without a potential legal battle on the horizon.

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College Park development gets green light

Project green lit

One of College Park’s most controversial developments up for approval may get the green light for construction next month.

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College Park residents resist development

Residents oppose apartments

A planned development for a 226-unit apartment complex in College Park was met with overwhelming opposition during the Orlando City Council’s Sept. 15 meeting.

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Half penny tax heavily favored in Winter Park poll

Incumbents also favored

A poll at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce-hosted Political Mingle saw many incumbents favored and a half-penny sales tax to raise money for schools heavily favored.

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Winter Park, College Park merchants support Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Local merchants are hoping that something small can make a big difference this holiday season. They’re promoting Black Friday’s lesser-known neighbor, Small Business Saturday.

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Artichoke Red’s grand re-opening in College Park

Artichoke Red in College Park

Artichoke Red Vegan Market moves to a larger location in College Park.

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The Observer begins covering College Park

Intro to College Park

Starting this month, The Observer will begin adding coverage of College Park to its news and community features.