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  • Painting the Town Purple on Park Avenue -- for a good cause

    Painting the Town Purple on Park Avenue -- for a good cause
    The old phrase is that anyone who wants to have a great night on the town can “paint the town red.” Carol Wick, though, has a different color - and general concept - in mind. What she's hoping is that she can convince the entire community,...
  • Come Out With Pride features rainbow of activities in Orlando

    Come Out With Pride features rainbow of activities in Orlando
    Wherever you are, there's bound to be a rainbow of activities on the roster during October's Come Out With Pride festival. Gay Days may fill up Orlando's theme parks in June with equality and fun-seeking members of the LGBT spectrum, but the Pride...
  • Car enthusiasts celebrate National Drive Electric Day

    Car enthusiasts celebrate National Drive Electric Day
    The parking lot next to Lake Concord Park in Casselberry was both busy and nearly silent Saturday morning during the National Drive Electric Day car show. It was busy because electric- and hybrid-car enthusiasts came out despite steady rain, but...
  • Barktoberfest adoption event returns to Lake Eola

    Barktoberfest adoption event returns to Lake Eola
    The fourth annual Barktoberfest, an Orange County Animal Services adoption event, will return Saturday to Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. More than 20 area pet rescue groups will attend the event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the...
  • What a difference these teachers made: Letters

    Citizen of the world I graduated from West Orange High School in 1989. In my three years there, I learned from many wonderful teachers, but Dr. Irene Earls was the one who had the greatest impact on my development as a citizen of the world. Dr....
  • Pair of 5K races benefits LGBT youths, fights HIV

    Pair of 5K races benefits LGBT youths, fights HIV
    The Zebra Run 5K at Lake Eola at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, benefits Orlando's Zebra Coalition Youth Center for LGBT young people. The race is part of Come Out With Pride Weekend and will feature "eccentric and zany entertainment." Entry fee is $25 till...
  • Season Preview 2014: Where to see dance in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Where to see dance in Orlando
    CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY DANCE The company holds performances at the John & Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando; Trinity Preparatory School, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park; and The Center for Contemporary Dance, 3580 Aloma...
  • Developer converting historic church near Lake Eola into townhomes

    Developer converting historic church near Lake Eola into townhomes
    Orlando developer Mark Kinchla has started converting the former United Pentecostal Church in Lake Eola Heights into townhomes. Kinchla bought the church, 331 Cathcart Ave., for $562,500 in June from the Diocese of Orlando. The plan is to put five...
  • Clueless about tech? Orlando Tech Week may be for you

    Clueless about tech? Orlando Tech Week may be for you
    Tech startup companies are popping up regularly in Orlando these days, but there’s still a feeling among some entrepreneurs that the broader business community isn’t as involved. A new effort called Orlando Tech Week, Sept. 27 to Oct. 3,...
  • Robinson Avenue along Lake Eola park to close Sunday for fun

    Mimicking a practice called ciclovia that started in Colombia and has spread across the globe, the state will close Robinson Avenue along Lake Eola park in downtown Orlando to cars and trucks for most of Sunday. The fourth-tenths of a mile stretch will...
  • LGBT sports groups offer camaraderie, exercise

    LGBT sports groups offer camaraderie, exercise
    If you're gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, where's a good place to find like-minded folks? That's easy: Sports groups. Central Florida boasts ones for all interests. Want to run or walk? Orlando Front Runners & Walkers meets three times a week at...