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Chris Jepson: The Republican problem with truth

Facts or truth? Would you rather have the “truth” on your side or the facts?

Facts “are.” Truth is what we (each human) make it. What is truth to you is not necessarily true to others. That’s not the case with fact.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Known as the Ansel Adams of the Everglades, the photography of Clyde Butcher will be celebrated with an opening at A&H’s Maitland Art Center on March 6.

Butcher has been honored by the state of Florida with the Artist Hall of Fame Award. The exhibit will run through May 17.

Winter Park City Talk

Pedestrian and bicycle safety enforcement steps up

Since November 2014 the Winter Park Police Department has been actively sharing the “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow” campaigns traffic safety message.

Why certification is important in your dog’s care

Check training level before you hire

When you’re looking for someone to work with your dog, the first question you should ask is about their training and certification.

Louis Roney: Bravos past but never forgotten

In a long life such as mine, I have been in many places I never though I would go, and have met people in many walks of life I never thought I would meet.

And now I relish living in our Winter Park home with my b.w., and enjoying our many charming dear friends and neighbors. Life has never been better!

Maitland City Talk

FDOT information and more

On Feb. 17, the I-4 Ultimate Project team hosted a groundbreaking ceremony in Maitland to kick off the project with Gov. Rick Scott.

Chris Jepson: Hanging with old white boys

I’ve been fortunate all my life to be good friends with old men.

Being able to laugh uproariously at the foibles of mankind, at one’s self specifically, is a quality I seek in relationships. And kindness.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The Dr. Phillips Center launches a two-year partnership with Florida Blue Foundation with their first outdoor concert featuring Tiempo Libre.

Free and open to the public, this concert is part of the Center’s stated mission – “Arts for every life.”

Tease photo

Restaurant review: Hamilton's Kitchen

New chef expands offerings

In May 2014, The Alfond welcomed Marc Kusche as its new executive chef. Since then he's lowered prices and increased menu offerings.

Erika Spence: Business in the Park

The Hannibal Square Wine Tasting presented by SIX The Agency will celebrate the fine art of wine on Thursday, March 19, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

The event will feature a street party atmosphere with 40-plus varieties of wine and beer samples.

Winter Park City Talk

New smartphone app for WPPD

The Winter Park Police Department is proud to announce the release of its official smartphone app called “The WPPD App.”

Louis Roney: Conversation: Pros' prose

The art of conversation is not just talk, but talk that conveys an exchange of ideas worthy of listeners who know a thing or two.

The most famous “talker” in our language may have been London’s Samuel Johnson, whose “gab” in the 18th century drew flocks of people who wanted only to engage conversation with him.

Unconventional cures for diaper rash

Diaper rash hurts. The best medicine, in my opinion, is a little diaper-free time for baby.

When you can't air dry an angry baby bottom, help dry the skin with a couple minutes of warm air from a hair dryer.

Maitland City Talk

Screen on the Green

Presented by the city of Maitland Leisure Services Department, the continuing series of family films, now called Screen on the Green, will feature “Big Hero 6” on March 7 at 7 p.m.

Chris Jepson: I’ll have what Sally had ... only real

What we all want is passion. We all want the delectable frisson of first encounters. That rush of pheromones, those nostril-flaring experiences of “new” love.

If you’ve never had “that” experience or it’s been so long since you’ve felt that way—that that part of you has been dead for years — well, that is the undeniable appeal of “Fifty Shades.”