What will replace Mt. Vernon Inn?
Winter Park residents got their first glimpse last Tuesday night of the latest version of Unicorp’s newest development along U.S. Highway 17-92.
Cities pass preliminary restrictions
Both Winter Park and Maitland passes preliminary restrictions of where medical marijuana -- if legalized in November -- can be sold in each city. In both, the options will be narrowly limited.
Rollins students report stalking
Rollins College is upping its security after a string of students reported being followed by strangers on the outskirts of the college campus.
City prepares for disease outbreak
Winter Park Fire/Rescue hopes its newest ambulances can break the chain of infection if an infectious disease such as the Ebola virus ever reaches the city of culture and heritage.
Live-tweeting from 1893
A Rollins College class took social media’s “throwback” posting theme to the next level last week, treating the public to a day of tweeting and instagramming the news like it was 1893.
The robberies within 10 days
A woman walking near Park Avenue, the Ravenous Pig, and a Payless ShoeSource store were among the recent victims of armed robberies in Winter Park.
Trappings and sightings increase
Three wild coyotes were caught and euthanized in the Winter Park area in three days last week, in the same area where several pets have been attacked and killed by the wild canines.
Who can sell medical marijuana?
A medical cannabis trade group based out of Winter Park has taken legal action against the state following a medical marijuana bill passed in June – a challenge that might impact how easily nurseries can obtain the right to grow cannabis.
WPCC celebrates centennial
Residents, local politicians and pro golfers gathered at the Winter Park Country Club Tuesday morning to celebrate its 100-year anniversary – and its induction into a historic collection of Florida golf courses.
Free speech in question
A discussion over preserving free speech broke out during last Monday’s Winter Park City Commission meeting as commissioners mulled over how to deal with overbearing solicitors at the city’s farmers market.
Spotted in urban areas
A sign placed outside the Publix on Aloma Avenue two weeks ago reads “coyotes in area,” warning residents not to leave food or pets outside at night.
Chapel denied after renovations
An attempt to place the Winter Park Wedding Chapel on the city’s historic register fell short last month after it was deemed not historic due to recent renovations intended to help save it.
City votes to change law
Winter Park City Commissioners attempted to right a legal wrong last Monday as they voted on first reading to strike language from the city’s loitering ordinance deemed unconstitutional by the U.S. Court of Appeals in March.
City looks to reconfigure 4-way stop
Preliminary plans are in motion between the city and the Florida Department of Transportation to have the intersection of Lyman Avenue and New York Avenue cut down to size.
Students study caffeine effects
Ten high school students were taught how to isolate and test a piece of their DNA that research has shown is an indicator for how a person metabolizes caffeine during a summer program at Rollins College.