Winter Park


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Rollins College vigil held to mourn Pulse shooting victims

Winter Park mourns victims

The ceremony at Knowles Memorial Chapel gave locals a chance to reflect on the loss of life and what happens next for a hurting city.

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Winter Park businesses donate proceeds to Pulse shooting victims

Businesses step up

More and more local businesses are looking to give back to the victims of Sunday’s Pulse nightclub shooting.

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Blood donors bond during hours-long waits in Winter Park

Winter Parkers flood blood bank

Fifty-seven Central Floridians walked in the front door of Winter Park's OneBlood center, and out with a bandage circling the crook of their arm. In between entrance and exit, they waited an average of five hours.

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John Michael Night inspires community with steps at Trinity Prep

Night crosses stage

Trinity Prep senior and lacrosse star John Michael Night received roaring applause for standing and walking at his own graduation, six months after tragedy struck.

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Potential Park Avenue corridor building project gets mixed reactions

Park Avenue addition

A development project for a 53,000-square-foot, three-story office building combined with retail, restaurant space, and basement parking is being pursued by Battaglia Group Management, LLC.

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Winter Park Chamber CEO donates kidney

A generous gift

Pieces of a puzzle can fall into place in the strangest yet most wonderful ways – just ask Winter Park Chamber of Commerce CEO/President Patrick Chapin.

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Circuit courts to look at library bond controversy

Park petition pointless?

An effort by Winter Park residents to keep the city’s new library out of Martin Luther King Jr. Park might be a pointless endeavor – at least that’s what the city contends.

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Peter Weldon seeks to recreate Park Avenue charm

City seeks quality

The city’s Economic Development Advisory Board recently discussed what’s gone wrong along U.S. Highway 17-92 and what went right with Park Avenue.

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Tars pull off unlikely win to end season

Tars take series

After starting the series with two ominous blowout losses, the Tars put together three rallies to win 5-3 to close out the season.

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Patrick Chapin resigns from the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce

Steps down as CEO

Winter Park Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Patrick Chapin announced his resignation from the Chamber earlier today, May 18.

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Do Winter Park’s historic districts need work?

Request raises questions

A simple request for a black aluminum gate turned into a greater discussion of how architectural rules should be set within historic areas of the city.

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Residents look to shut library out of MLK Park

Petition could change project

A group of Winter Park residents are on the verge of pushing a petition to prohibit the new library from being built in Martin Luther King Jr. Park.

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Event hopes to spur historic preservation

Protecting historic properties

Casa Feliz will host its 10th annual James Gamble Rogers II Colloquium on Historic Preservation to celebrate the area’s rich architectural resources.

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City OK with losing money on Booby Trap

Property overpaid for?

Winter Park may have a potential buyer for the former Booby Trap property – a transaction that would still leave the city $160,000 in the hole.

Winter Park City Talk

Denning Drive walking tour and public meeting

The city of Winter Park, with assistance from GAI Consultants Inc., will hold two public involvement meetings to discuss Denning Drive, its current conditions, and future possibilities.