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Float center opens in Baldwin Park

'Floating' trend comes to Baldwin

It’s warm, pitch black and unintelligibly silent. You’re wet, but you don’t feel the water. You reach out your limbs at all angles, but there’s no way to tell which direction is up.

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Soup dinners help fund Orlando startups

Dinners fund startups

Orlando SOUP is a micro-granting community dinner offering local activists, entrepreneurs and creatives a platform for networking and an opportunity to win funding for projects.

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Scout’s fundraising for Winter Park peacock fountain reaches halfway mark

Project halfway funded

A permanent bronze tribute to a Winter Park Life Scout’s fallen friend has made it halfway to becoming a reality.

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TV star designer brings his talents home to Winter Park

Design made personal

John McClain just can’t help himself when it comes to design. Even as a child he loved rearranging the furniture in his home.

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Tracking tooth imprints can improve children's safety

Prints can provide clues

A few minutes and a little wishbone-shaped piece of wax could make all the difference for a parent looking for their missing child.

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Winter Park Chamber votes in favor of half-penny sales tax

Chamber supports sales tax

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce backed the Orange County half penny sales tax July 16 as its board of directors voted unanimously in support.

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Relocated Winter Park Wedding Chapel hopes for happily ever after

Chapel survives rocky move

A Winter Park couple hopes the historic designation of a local chapel will bring stability to their wedding business, seven months after it was relocated by a local land developer.

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Bank helps customers find jobs in unlikely places

Jobs in unlikely places

In 2012 Fifth Third partnered with company NextJob, identified customers who had lost their jobs, and offered them NextJob’s employment seeking service.

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Central Florida experiments earn spot on space flight

Locals' project in space

Two projects with local connections were recently selected to fly on SpaceShipTwo, the world’s first commercial space flight by Virgin Galactic.

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Txokos Basque Kitchen: Garden fresh foods with Spanish flair

Meals with Spanish flair

When the James Beard Foundation nominates a chef for Best Chef of the South, and that chef goes on to open a restaurant on the border between Baldwin Park and Audubon Park, local foodies start salivating.

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Capitalist goes environmental in new bank venture

Capitalists go environmental

First Green Bank opened its first location in Winter Park, expanding the Central Florida community bank with a mission to conserve the environment to its fifth location.

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4 Rivers founder readies to open The Coop

John RIvers does comfort food

The culinary mind that brought 4 Rivers Smokehouse to Central Florida will cook up a new fried chicken haven in Winter Park by next month.

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Rollins student finds happiness hula hooping

Student starts hula hoop biz

When Morgan Kennedy was chosen to participate in a work hula hooping contest, she had no idea a toy would completely change her life.

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Pet Rescue by Judy moves into forever home

Pet Rescue moves in to new home

The new Pet Rescue by Judy Animal Resource Campus will open on March 23, a dream facility that founder Judy Sarullo has worked toward for the past 21 years.

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'School of Rock' brought to life in Oviedo

Kids take classes in rock-n-roll

The students at Oviedo’s School of Rock work toward rock show performances for three months before taking the stage.

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