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Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Based on the children’s classic by Roald Dahl, a young orphan named James runs away from his conniving aunts only to find himself in the center of a giant peach?!

Surrounded by human-sized insects, James is joined by a wise Grasshopper and a pessimistic Earthworm on his wild adventure.

Winter Park City Talk

Come work for the city

The city of Winter Park is pleased to announce the following positions are now available.

How to make rhubarb part of your meal

Pucker up, it's rhubarb season!

Get ready to pucker up. Because it's time for rhubarb — a sweet, tart treat

Louis Roney: ‘Mana from heaven’ on 57th Street

We were practicing sinking German submarines, while sun-worshippers crowded Miami Beach as though World War II was a soap opera.

Her hands could barely span an octave, but those hands — before she was twelve — had played the Beethoven “Emperor” Piano Concerto in Carnegie Hall.

Strategies to help stop bullying in schools

Stopping bullying before it starts

More than parents and educators care to admit, bullying exists in our schools, big or small. Its effects go beyond the obvious acts of aggression.

Maitland City Talk

Public works pipeline

The Maitland Public Works Department continues its work for all Maitland residents. Here you will find a list of completed projects and projects in the pipeline.

Chris Jepson: How to explain conservatism

So far, all we have are unsupported (by science) theories to explain why some human beings are conservative while others not so much.

If important brain functions created to respond to millions-of-years-ago external threats are operational in the 21st century mind, is it any wonder conservatives demand a “strong” military, unregulated guns or that they find immigration threatening?

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

In two appearances at Rollins College, Roger McGuinn will give a free public lecture and a Q&A session.

McGuinn, leader of the influential ’60s group The Byrds, combined the genres of folk and rock with Gene Clark and David Crosby and founded The Byrds in 1964.

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Restaurant review: Jack's Steakhouse

Jack's new menu shines

Jack’s Steakhouse is a staple in Baldwin Park. It’s been here pretty much since Baldwin Park became Baldwin Park. But if you haven’t eaten there within the past five months, you’re missing out on the re-birth of a restaurant.

Winter Park City Talk

Sidewalk Art Festival SunRail tips

Please be sure to check the schedule, as service will be limited during the weekend.

Louis Roney: On the slopes

I don’t know what it is about doing dangerous things that attracts so many otherwise “sane” people.

We drive our cars very carefully all the way to the ski slopes and then put ourselves in a most perilous situation, one that could lead to the end of it all for us.

Maitland City Talk

Maitland’s general municipal election

On Monday, April 13, Mayor-Elect McDonald will be sworn into office. The Inaugural Ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Maitland City Hall Council Chambers.

Chris Jepson: How we might live

I am at times a little miffed that I do not have more time to live.

Perhaps, in one way I am out of the ordinary. I became mindful at a relatively young age that this is it.

Nancy Rudner Lugo: Salt wounds the heart

The Salty Six foods surprisingly high in sodium — and bad for your heart.

Sodium can raise blood pressure, and raise your risks for stroke and heart failure.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Be there or be square, dude. Bring your steady to the Fab and Funky Dance Party this Friday at the Maitland Civic Center.

Gary Blalock and the Maitland Stage Band will open for Ricky Sylvia and The Buzzcatz on March 20 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Venue On The Lake.