Winter Park’s latest effort to attract new businesses to the city’s major corridors is going underground – all the way down to the sewer pipes.
Husband turns himself in
A suspect on the run turned himself in at the Winter Park Police Station last Monday night after an apparent life-threatening altercation with his wife off of Fairbanks Avenue earlier that day.
Train station comes down
Winter Park said goodbye to a piece of city history on June 1 as demolition workers tore down the 52-year-old Amtrak train station in Central Park.
Four arrested a fix-it store
Winter Park Police received a tip last year that the location was buying stolen cell phones and selling them on the Internet, starting an investigation last June.
City looks into relocation
Winter Park might be forced to use the wrecking ball in order to make room for a high tech new library. And it could end up in Central Park.
Second vote passes
An ordinance passed by Winter Park City Commissioners on Monday could be the first step in opening the floodgates for larger development in the city, a month after the Commission originally voted the change down.
Train riders boost biz
Winter Park merchants along Park Avenue saw sales and foot traffic soar in the first month of SunRail rides, leaving them hoping to see the trend continue.
Duncan steps down
Rollins College will have a new president by this summer – a turn of events that may have stemmed from unrest in the College of Arts and Sciences.
A 13-year-old girl’s spirit will live on in Winter Park’s Central Park if an old friend’s endeavor succeeds: placing a peacock fountain at the center of the park’s tranquil rose garden.
Commission to re-vote
A change to Winter Park’s Comprehensive Plan allowing more development of a larger size is set to come back before the City Commission, despite commissioners already voting it down by a count of 3-1 last month.
A step toward the minors
Rollins College, the Brevard Manatees Single-A baseball team, and the city of Winter Park are nearing an agreement to bring the Manatees to Rollins’ Alfond Stadium.
Bellows' project up for grabs
Developer Dan Bellows recently put his 75-acre Ravaudage Development up for sale through commercial real estate firm Cassidy Turley.
No more bigger buildings
Winter Park residents wary of more development breathed a sigh of relief last Monday after a proposed change to the comprehensive plan came down to a single vote by the City Commission.
City considers extensions
Winter Park officials discussed a new approach to realigning Lee Road on Monday – hoping to solve local traffic problems without creating new ones.
Driver had long rap sheet
They boarded up the gaping hole at the northwest corner of the brick and cinderblock Goldenrod Road KinderCare, but the void inside the hearts and minds of parents and children still remained.