Ask a Trainer: 90-degrees on vacation

Ideas for vacation workouts

There are countless low-impact exercises that you can do to keep fit and not interrupt your routine during the summer. Plus, you can get your family members involved!

Summer safety tips for seniors

Know the risks for seniors during the summer

Believe it or not, for seniors these months of heat, humidity and hurricanes present potentially a number of health risks to older adults.

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Making the right rehab decision

Home-care options can be helpful

Hospital, rehab, what’s next? Knowing where to start can be overwhelming.

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Preparing pets for hurricanes

Kits can help against hurricanes

The best way to protect your household from a hurricane is to have a plan. If you are a pet owner, that plan should include your pets to ensure their safety.

Erika Spence: Business in the Park

Winter Park is #OrlandoUnited

Following the Pulse nightclub tragedy, our Central Florida community has demonstrated amazing unity, love and compassion, I continue to be amazed at the generosity of our local business community.


Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration

The city of Winter Park will present the 21st annual Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, July 4, in Winter Park’s Central Park.

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Restaurant review: 310 Park South

I was surprised to realize that 310 Park South has been turning out meals in the heart of downtown Winter Park's oldest shopping district for 17 years!

Restaurants have come and gone on the Avenue, but 17-years-strong deserves some kind of historical plaque or a proclamation from the mayor.

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Meet Baldwin Park resident Andrew Biscieglia

Baldwin Parker does it all

He can be the man you call when you need your front-door lock fixed, or when you need a new ballroom dance partner

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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.