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Fact or fiction? The truth about 'fair trade'

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.

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Tiny taster brings big, healthy flavors to Baldwin Park

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.

Oy vey! Yiddish is alive and well in greater Orlando

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.

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Winter Park company offers hand-crafted cocktails in a bottle

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.

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Delivery service drops homecooked meals to Baldwin Park doorsteps

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.

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Biplane tours take off in Orlando

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.

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Winter Park woodworker brings back ancient art

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.

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Social media helps Orange County pet adoptions hit all-time high

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.

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WUCF radio station celebrates 35 years on air

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.

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Blow dry bar trend heats up in Winter Park

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.

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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.