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Restaurant Review: Al Bacio

A European taste

Al Bacio is a wonderful find – a welcoming Italian family cafe, located on the quiet end of Park Avenue.

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Erika Spence: Business in the Park

We’ve got pink flamingos, artwork and high heels all heading your way!

As the city of culture and heritage, we have a trio of arts activities for you this fall.

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Central Floridians walk to spread awareness of rare brain disease

Battling brain disease

The disease gradually destroys brain cells, causing psychiatric, cognitive and motor disorders.

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Curling club comes to Orlando

Winter sport finds CFL home

Want to get started in an obscure sport that's cool as ice? The Orlando Curling Club is taking recruits at an event this Saturday!

Ask a Trainer: How I dropped my pants

There were two key things that kept me going during the early stages of my lifestyle change: An accountability partner and dropping my pants.

The journey toward a healthier lifestyle is much easier with the buddy system: when one of you is having an off day, the other can help push you through it.

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Christina Rordam: Choosing a Realtor, what to look for and what matters?

Ultimately there are some things that I’d recommend anyone in need of professional real estate services consider when selecting their agent, regardless of whom they do choose.

You should follow these guidelines and make an informed decision when hiring a Realtor.

Tip to keep junk drawer less chaotic

The key is corkboard

Line junk drawers in the kitchen or bathroom with inexpensive sheets of corkboard.

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Tropical recipes to keep summer cooking

jerk pork chops with pineapple

We love this shortcut Jamaican jerk — made with thick, juicy pork and succulent fruit. Try our jerk rub on chicken pieces or salmon steaks too.

Home & Garden Calendar

Orlando Home & Garden Show

The Orlando Home & Garden Show takes place each winter and fall at the Orange County Convention Center and showcases hundreds of exhibits for builders, contractors, and DIY projects for the home.

Showcase grandkids with fun photo frame

With Grandparents Day just around the corner on Sunday, Sept. 13, remember them with the best gift of all — updated photos of you and the kids!

Not only do the frames look slick, but they won't break in the mail en route to Grandmother's house.

Free tech training for all vets

Learn more after service

The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched two training programs as part of the Veterans Economic Communities Initiative — and they're both free and don't use up GI Bill benefits.

Most medications increase fall risk

How to keep risk low

Since almost all medications are associated with fall risk, reducing the overall number of medications should be a goal for all of us who prescribe medication for older people.

Ask a Trainer: Senior Sneakers

How to tackle knee pain

Our legs are easily one of the most important parts of our body, since they allow us to walk around as well as swim with the grandkids!

Mark your calendar for Medicare open enrollment

Mark this on your calendar: Oct. 15.

It's during this period that you'll need to take a hard look at how well your plan has served you so far this year.

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Central Florida seniors volunteer to teach kids healthy habits

Fostering the next generation

The Catch Healthy Habits program gets senior citizens to interact with K-5 kids and teach them ways to stay healthy and active.