Performers limited to park
Winter Park City Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance during their Dec. 14 meeting that bans street performers from the sidewalks of Park Avenue.
Bikes for kids in need
A Maitland Boy Scout played Santa last week with a donation that’s been a year in the making.
Historic ordinance passes
City Commissioners made a final vote on the historic preservation ordinance during Monday’s meeting, passing it by a vote of 3-2 with Commissioners Carolyn Cooper, Greg Seidel and Tom McMacken voting in favor.
Restaurants ban smoking
A smoke-free movement is growing among Winter Park restaurants. The movement was kicked off last April and has continued to grow since then.
How to make city more bikeable
Two of Winter Park’s latest potential projects might lead to more connected and bike-friendly city.
Burglar shot in face
A Winter Park neighborhood was put on lockdown last week as police searched for a missing suspect caught in the act of burglarizing a home.
Who's running for what
Two Winter Park City Commission seats and two Maitland City Council seats will be up for grabs in March, and candidates are already preparing to earn your vote.
City to limit performers
Winter Park City Commissioners approved an ordinance on first reading on Nov. 23 that would regulate street performers to specific performance area.
Award named for Murrah
Late Winter Park resident Kenneth Murrah was honored with an award in his name for dedication to philanthropy.
Preserving the past
Winter Park City Commissioners aren’t budging on amending an ordinance that many residents believe could divide the community.
Wins arts award
The Florida Music Educator Association recently honored Winter Park High School Principal Tim Smith as the Secondary Administrator of the Year.
New trail head
A vacant lot in Winter Park long left empty might become the city’s newest park.
Tree policy changes
Winter Park has found a potential way to rejuvenate its tree canopy faster and keep it healthier – but it might come at the expense of the tree canopy on the west side of the city.
Ordinance gets first pass
Property rights and historic preservation clashed on Monday night as Winter Park City Commissioners took their first look at a new controversial historic preservation ordinance – and made several policy-shaking votes.
Installing free game libraries
In the wake of an incident that left their neighborhood sidewalks empty and laughter-free, two Winter Park children have come up with a way to return the joy to their community.