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Book program encourages children to read with therapy dogs

Reading to dogs

When Annie Rose enters the Winter Park Public Library, she captures everyone’s attention. Her golden hair, sweet face and blue vest make a statement as she walks quietly on all fours onto the elevator.

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Don't let summer heat curtail cardio workout

Pool exercises give a harder workout

Swimming almost always is a more-intense workout than walking (race walkers certainly can get a very fast pulse rate), and walking in the pool is a good exercise for your heart and many muscles.

How to stick with your workout routine

Keep a routine going strong

If our motivation is solely stemming from the goal itself, then we’re more likely to give up because we’re not enjoying each step we take toward that goal.


Popcorn Flicks in the Park

Come enjoy free popcorn and a movie at Popcorn Flicks in the Park featuring "Westworld" on Thursday, June 23 from 8 to 10 p.m. at Central Park in Winter Park.

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How to spot dangerous snakes

Dealing with snakes and snake bites

Florida’s dangerous snakes include rattlesnakes, water moccasins, copperheads and coral snakes. Their bites can be life-threatening.


Park Avenue Sip, Shop & Stroll

The Park Avenue Sip, Shop & Stroll is on Thursday, June 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. The stroll offers appetizers, beverages and sampling of seasonal menus from the shops on the Avenue.

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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.

Navigating the inventory puzzle: What does it mean to me?

Defining seller's and buyer's market

Months of inventory, what does it mean and how does it affect me?

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Get the skinny on Baldwin Park's newest beauty business

More than skin deep

Resouluna focuses on improving the bodies' outer most layer to help boost clients confidence in all aspects of life.

Senior Calendar

Marilyn Monroe Tribute Show

Wish you’d seen Marilyn Monroe live? Well here she comes with a Marilyn Monroe Tribute Show featuring Kelley Thomas.

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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.

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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.


The Magic of Youth

Join the Maitland Symphony Orchestra for “The Magic of Youth” spring concert on Sunday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maitland Presbyterian Church.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

In honor of National Brisket Day, Chef John is throwing a Red, White and Brisket Party at 4 Rivers Smokehouse’s flagship Winter Park store.

OK – I’ll buy it. May 28 is National Brisket Day, so long as I can celebrate it with Florida’s founding father of barbecue, John Rivers.