Erika Spence: Business in the Park

Winter Park’s food culture continues to gain recognition, both for the quality and variety of restaurants, cafes, bars and markets in the area.

Last week, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce hosted its 31st annual Taste of Winter Park presented by CenturyLink, also known as Winter Park’s ultimate foodie festival.

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MMA fighter uses Kimbo Slice fight to launch Orlando gym

Welcome to The Jungle

It was 14 seconds that would change Petruzelli’s life, and motivate him to open The Jungle MMA and Fitness gym in Orlando.

Nancy Rudner: Ode to our infrastructure

Are you healthy? Then be thankful for the blue collar people who keep hidden dangers at bay.

I recently returned from a week providing health care in the rural mountains of Haiti. There, the people have many assets, but not the infrastructure we tend to take for granted.

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Take Steps Walk comes to Maitland

Raise money for Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Central & Northeastern Florida Chapter will be hosting its annual Orlando Take Steps Walk at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at Lake Lily Park in Maitland.

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Christina Rordam: Don’t flop your flip

Flipping a house isn't easy

Realtors and real estate investors can tell you; it isn’t always as easy as it looks on TV.

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Relay for Life returns to Winter Park

Walk to beat cancer

When hordes of people start circling Winter Park’s Central Park in unison on April 30, they’ll be doing more than trying to save people from cancer; they’ll be reviving the event itself.

Fresh tips for selling your home in the spring

It’s officially home-buying season in Orlando!

According to the National Association of Realtors, 75 percent of Americans believe that now is a good time to buy a house.

Real Estate Briefs

NAI completes lease agreement in Maitland

NAI Realvest recently completed new renewal and expansion lease agreement with 7-Eleven Corporation for its regional office in the 800 Trafalgar Court building in Maitland Center.

How to smoothie out your smoothie prep

Start with a tub of yogurt

For smoothie prep, we buy a large tub of plain yogurt. Then we portion it out in ice-cube trays to freeze.

How to grow ivy topiary from cuttings

Indoor spring gardening

Even if you don't have a backyard, you can share in the joy of spring gardening.

Relocation scammers get slap on wrist

For this he only gets a 15-day wrist slap?!

The acting principal deputy undersecretary for benefits at the Department of Veterans Affairs has been suspended for 15 days for letting two of his underlings work the system

Two heads are best at doctor's visit

Why two heads are better than one

I think having a family member there is a great idea. So is taking notes, and so is going over what you understood the doctor to say, to make sure you are both on the same page.

Tips for seniors who owe taxes on Social Security

How to owe when you owe and when you don't

One of the perks of retirement for many seniors is not having to pay taxes any longer ... except when we do.

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Ice cream social raises money for Ronald McDonald House

Raise money for Ronald McDonald

The Ronald McDonald House at Florida Hospital’s main mission is to house, feed and support families whose children are enduring serious illness. For the Lee family, the house became a home away from home.

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Florida Film Festival kicks off in Maitland

180 films in 10 days

Enzian’s tagline of “Film, Food and Friends” fittingly parallels with the event that the theater has become the most known for: the Florida Film Festival.