New gift shop now open
Want to wash your hands with grapefruit and sugar? There’s a soap for that. Don’t have a Christmas garden gnome yet? They’ve got that.
5K helps local kids
The Greater Maitland 5K isn't any ordinary, everyday 5K. It’s one that helps the whole community.
Competing for charity
Second Harvest Food Bank's latest drive will start with the fabric of our community – seniors.
Summer in the bad ol' days
Before air conditioning, Central Florida in the summer was an unbearable place to be.
Catching up to millennials
The next time you see a retiree on an iPad, don’t be surprised if they’re as savvy as their tech-native grandchildren.
City's youngest publisher
“Running On Saint George Street” is a poetry book written by Flagler College students and compiled by Winter Park's Jenni Sujka.
Program looks to fill an educational hole
Junior Achievement is teaching kids like Clay the life skills they might not get in the classroom.
Widow copes with writing
After Vashon Sarkisian lost her husband to cancer she began a desperate search for a way to do pull herself out of the darkness.
Much of Barbara Hoffstot's personal legacy was built before she was born. All of it still stands today, thanks to her pioneering efforts.
Ice Cream Social
Ronald McDonald House is continuing the tradition of fun to raise money for families, with an Ice Cream Social event on Saturday, March 24, at the Winter Park Civic Center.
Library offers monitors
Winter Park Public Library has 10 electric usage monitors available to its members to measure energy costs at home.
Mid-year sales increase
According to the Mid-Year Hillman Report, home transactions for the Greater Orlando area were up 2.53 percent.
Center fights stereotypes
The Center for Independent Living breaks down disability stereotypes
WP man writes Japan tales
Winter Park man writes tales based on his journeys in Japan
War changed his life
John Varano saw the gruesomeness of war firsthand
He fought in Europe for nearly three years
A local's memoirs from life on the battlefield
Seniors share vitality secrets
In honor of National Senior Health and Fitness Day, May 25, area seniors share their secrets to vitality
Morse draws foot traffic
Morse’s new wing has pumped 30K visitors to Park Avenue
Price hikes spell trouble
As gas prices slowly approach $4 a gallon, concerns that the cost of oil could dent an already fragile market also rise.
Maitland gets new cuisine
Ran-Getsu closes International Drive location and reopens smaller restaurant in Maitland complex
Kids bike for cancer
Winter Park school hosts Kids Bike for a Cure to benefit cancer research
Lake to be honored
Jewish Family Services dedicates a charity event to philanthropist Harriett Lake
Community leaders from Winter Park, Maitland, Goldenrod and Baldwin Park share plans for 2011
Leaders reveal 2011 priorities
Local city and chamber of commerce leaders reveal their priorities for 2011
Students sing for Pope
Winter Park students performed during the New Year’s Day mass at St. Peter’s Basilica for the Pope
Rowing club hosts blood drive
On Saturday, the Orlando Rowing Club will host the Jacob Snyder Memorial Blood Drive in his honor
Economist says state economy will build momentum in 2011, take off in 2012
Healthier cafeteria food
Orange County Public Schools pilot a new program that has chefs serving up healthier cafeteria food
Multifaith Education Program
Multifaith Education Program bridges boundaries at local faith-based schools
Sailing Club coexists with dogs
The Sailing Club of Central Florida coexists with the dogs at Fleet Peeples Park
Couple start cookie business
This local couple has turned a wacky cookie-making machine into a kid’s dream
Family Services contests transfer of $200 million contract
Antonio's to host more events
The 20-year-old restaurant is expanding its upstairs dining and bar area, adding outside seating
Veteran enrollment spikes
Three Orlando-area colleges see spike in veteran enrollment
Blankets for homeless
A local running group hosts its annual blanket drive for the homeless on Sunday in Winter Park
The former Pakistani president chooses a Lake Mary hotel as venue for his news
Developers hope Latina girls will be able to resist peer pressure through a new video game
Store closes after 27 years
Hendrick’s Shoe Repair closes after 27 years of love and memories in the Winter Park community
New Kilwin's store to open
Neighboring businesses, including Peterbrooke, welcome Kilwin’s store to district
Expo starts Sept. 30
AARP convention projected to draw 250,000 folks, $30 million in economic impact
School raises money for India
Park Maitland School raises $20,000 to construct a modern school in India
Neighbors beautify cul-de-sac
Winter Park Pines neighbors plant a flower garden, install walkway and benches on unsightly median
Art’s the Spark, a program for Alzheimer’s disease patients, helps forge new connections to artwork
A Maitland fabric store has noticed a rise in do-it-yourself wedding gowns and accessories
Instead of combing the aisles of wedding gown boutiques, bride-to-be Kim McGauley spent her time searching for the right material, handpicking the beading and designing the embroidery to make her own gown.
Winter Park's First Florida Lending can compare loan rates at both foreign and stateside banks
When Winter Park resident Pat Dejong and his wife decided to refinance the home of their dreams they didn't realize it would not be as easy as just going to the bank.
Rollins launches new Master Planning of Civic Urbanism program
College and Winter Park streets serve as model for lessons in place making, green infrastructure
DeVry University career coach shares the smarts grads need to land a job that's idea for them
DeVry's career coach gives tips on how to get the job you want.
Board decides differential
Using a tiny box that plugs into a car and transmits wirelessly, drivers can learn to drive efficiently
CarChip Pro company owner Michael Bragg said the goal of his product is to bring efficiency to smaller business owners to help them deal with the rising fuel costs.
A local assistance program takes the stress out of finding and enrolling for higher education