The truth behind fair trade
The city of Winter Park takes its fair trade policy seriously, having resolved to become a fair trade town back in 2012.
Blogger encourages healthy eating
The 5-foot-tall Annia Villa — the “tiny” in Tiny Taster — takes dishes that are simple and quick enough for every day and elevates them just a little while packing in big flavor.
Yiddishe maven (Yiddish expert) Joan Pohl of Winter Park and the support of the Jewish Pavilion are helping to bring it back.
Yiddish may be considered a dying language, but it’s been alive and well for the past two years in greater Orlando, thanks to a local teacher.
Mixed drinks made easy
Winter Park based Bungalow 23 and their unique cocktail mixers are making a name for themselves in Orlando’s growing foodie culture.
Fresh meals delivered
Dinner is served with the ring of a doorbell in Baldwin Park thanks to a new, recently launched meal delivery service that takes fresh produce straight from the farm to your kitchen table.
Biplanes offer old-school sky tour
For passengers strapped into Florida Biplanes’ open-top thrill-ride into the past, this runway becomes their personal highway to the danger zone.
Winter Parker practices ancient art form
In a small garage studio behind an historic Winter Park bungalow, a centuries old practice is being revived with every pass of an antique planing tool.
Social media increases pet adoptions
With record-high adoptions since June, Orange County Animal Services is seeing huge payoff from its use of social media in advertising adoptable pets.
Station celebrates milestone
Central Florida's only stictly jazz station, which began in the days when UCF was FTU — and was also once named WFTU — celebrated 35 years on Sept. 12.
New hair trend hits
Women step into Cherry Blow Dry Bar wearing messy top-knots and thrown up pony tails. They leave with tresses fit for the red carpet.
'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.
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.
Project halfway funded
A permanent bronze tribute to a Winter Park Life Scout’s fallen friend has made it halfway to becoming a reality.
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.
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.