Playhouse turns 10
The Winter Park Playhouse was started by Heather Alexander, executive director, and Roy Alan, artistic director, as a way to fill a niche in the community.
Says safety trumps speech
The ordinance, which would ban anyone from protesting within 50 feet of a residential home in the city, comes after anti-abortion protestors picketed the home of a notable resident .
City expands electric options
On Aug. 30 Winter Park joined the Florida Municipal Power Agency, which helps spread electricity costs over multiple cities by buying in bulk.
Donate $43K to nonprofits
The Rotary Club Winter Park donated more than $43,000 to 26 nonprofits serving the Winter Park area at its meeting on Monday, Aug. 27.
Groundbreaking at Mead
Representatives from Mead Botanical Garden, the Florida Youth Symphony Orchestra and the city of Winter Park broke ground Monday on Mead’s outdoor concert pavilion.
Debate over pool heating price
Winter Park commissioners are hot and cold about seeing a popular outdoor pool get a heater by next year.
Gets modern makeover
The last time Winter Park built a city hall, America’s sense of style verged on psychadelia, computers were a rarely seen office oddity and cigarettes were as popular as the Beatles.
The cost of silence
With quiet zone money in the “if” column for Winter Park, Mayor Ken Bradley had another idea: partner with Maitland and Orlando.
Third term in District 5
Edwards scored 59 percent of the votes, leaving opponent Gina Duncan with 40 percent.
Vote early till Aug. 11
U.S. Rep. John Mica and U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams are competing for the same district.
Winter Park quiet zones – will we all sleep better at night? I know I won’t.
Coffeetalk with Leary
The city will be celebrating the grand re-opening of City Hall on Monday, Aug. 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
President Barack Obama made a campaign stop in Winter Park on Thursday.
Penalties could drop
Homeowners and builders wishing to remove trees on their property may be looking at a bigger incentive to replant new trees.
A look inside Full Sail
Full Sail University in Winter Park gives residents and potential students a look behind the scenes of its campus every month.