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Impersonator brings Thomas Edison back to life

Bringing Edison back to lfie

Some people grow up to be real estate agents, publishers, writers, public speakers … or even Thomas Edison impersonators. Frank Atwood decided to do all of the above — all the while never really growing up.

How to bake super-easy soft pretzels

Making them is so easy, even your pre-schoolers can get in on the action

These Austrian-style soft pretzels are a healthy and satisfying snack dipped in yummy mustard or as a unique accompaniment to a big bowl of soup.

Study: Many parents don't have a will

Almost half of all parents don't have a will

No matter your age, if you're a parent, you need a will.

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Performing Arts of Maitland presents the Baroque Chamber Orchestra

PAM offers old-school music

Performing Arts of Maitland is bringing Baroque music back to life in Central Florida once again.

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Harlem Wizards raise money for schools in Baldwin Park

Game serves as fundraiser

LaMarvon Jackson and the rest of the Harlem Wizards are coming to Baldwin Park on May 16, facing off in the Glenridge Middle School gym against a team of the school’s faculty.

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Art comes alive in Winter Park's Central Park

Art in the park

A microcosm of quirky artists of all mediums congregate in Memorial Plaza, bringing a pop of extra culture to the Avenue area and drawing a crowd.

Erika Spence: Business in the Park

There really isn’t anywhere else I’d rather be than sitting on Park Avenue with a cup of coffee, great plate of food and some wonderful conversation.

Led by Health Central Florida, a new community-based initiative encourages restaurants to become completely smoke free inside and out.

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Event helps grant wishes for kids with cancer

Benefiting BASE Camp

BASE Camp's art programs allow children to paint, sculpt, write and even act to cultivate alternative, expressive escapes from the reality of the diseases these children endure.

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Leadership Winter Park marks 25 years

25 years of service

For 25 years, business owners, entrepreneurs and community activists alike have been signing themselves up for a challenge — and what each of these hopeful pioneers have in common is a drive for leadership.

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Student helps start urban farm on Rollins campus

Rollins gets gardening

The idea of a campus garden stemmed from a visit to Rollins by “An Inconvenient Truth” producer and environmental activist Laurie David.

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Meet Maitland Middle's Teacher of the Year

Meet Lainie Clowers

The Maitland Middle School eighth grade science teacher was honored for her passion recently by being named the 2016 Orange County Teacher of the Year.

Ask A Trainer: No time for breakfast?

Tips to squeezing in the most important meal of the day.

You may have heard that preparation is key, which is definitely true – especially when you have specific health and fitness goals.

How to make cords safer for kids, pets

Window blinds manufactured for sale in the U.S. are required to have a safety feature installed to prevent children or pets from getting tangled up in the pull cords.

Christina Rordam: Television and house hunting

Home shows are all the rage these days.

While these shows are often both informative as well as entertaining, they don’t necessarily translate directly into real estate reality.

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Ice cream social raises money for Ronald McDonald House

Raise money for families in need

This year, the Realin family will be guests of honor at RMH’s 5th annual ice cream social fundraiser, held at the Winter Park Civic Center on Sunday April 12 from 1 to 5 p.m.