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PVC pipe is so easy to work with for many creations beyond piping.

Make a poolside towel rack

Simply go to your internet search engine and enter "PVC towel rack DIY."

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Orlando housing market heats up, some fear getting burned

Sellers seeing phenomenal results

Although I’m confident we will not see another bubble like the Great Recession of recent years, it’s important to take note of the current conditions and make smarter more responsible decisions this time around.

Winter Park City Talk

Tree trimming to impact travel on Palmer Avenue

The city’s Urban Forestry Division, in partnership with Davey Tree, will be pruning trees along Palmer, Stovin and Park avenues, between Lakemont Avenue and U.S. Highway 17-92.

Louis Roney: Things learned

In my singing career of many years in many opera houses I have learned many things – especially in German opera houses – but I’m not sure exactly what!

Early in my opera career I was engaged to sing Rodolfo in Puccini’s “La Boheme” in the Berlin State Opera.

Bob Franken: The mean latrine scene

I'm certain I'm not the first to raise this question about the North Carolina anti-transgender law.

Will there be potty police stationed at each entrance to check birth certificates? What if you're like most of us and don't carry your birth certificate with you?

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

Take a trip down melody lane with “Decades Rewind."

Take a trip down melody lane with “Decades Rewind,” featuring over 60 songs blended into unique medleys from the most prominent decades in music history.

Maitland City Talk

Preparing for a storm

Curious about what happens inside the city during a storm event?

How to clean your paintbrushes

Bring a few cups of white vinegar to a boil, and soak brushes in the vinegar for up to 20 minutes.

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Ask a Trainer: Beat the heat

I’ve also spoken with a number of our new members at Anytime Fitness who say they’re switching from running outdoors to running on the treadmill.

If you don’t already have a gym membership, get one and use the indoor cardio equipment, like the treadmills, ellipticals or bikes.

Pancreatitis requires total abstinence

Watch the alcohol

Acute pancreatitis can be very severe, even life-threatening on occasion.

Winter Park City Talk

Hurricane season has arrived

Sign up for the city’s emergency notification system that uses technology to send out notifications such as extreme weather conditions, boil water alerts, power restoration status, and hurricane/tornado warnings.

Letter to the Editor: Orlando's forgotten WWII heroes

During the war, Florida was having U-boat threats.

After a Nazi submarine blew up a ship in Florida's waters in WWII, Orlando Army Air Base took to the skies to keep us safe. By 1949, it was gone.

Chris Jepson: I am old

I am especially old when it comes to modern communication. My cell phone is in the console of my vehicle. It is never on.

I tell my 13-year-old grandson that Gramps is old. I don’t feel particularly old at age 67 but I am nonetheless old.

Louis Roney: The truth will ouch

Winter Park, the town where I grew up, is graced by the presence of many beautiful lakes. And, I can tell you from experience that they are full of fish.

Life was for us young people in great part, aquatic, and we usually carried our bathing suits to school for use afterwards.

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Restaurant review: Pepe’s Cantina

We had a wonderful time at Pepe’s Cantina and I happily recommend it highly.

When it comes to Mexican restaurants, in addition to wonderful food presented well, I want the meal to have an added level of fun.