| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:41 AM
If you’ve never checked out Orlando’s Audubon Park Garden District, you don’t know what you’re missing! Cute shops, restaurants and amazing cupcakes. Tomorrow, the community is hosting an event with lots of free opportunities.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:35 AM
For a year, students at Audubon Park Elementary and Glenridge Middle School in Baldwin Park have been online penpals with a group of students from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Last week, the 20 Argentine students, who range in age from 13 to 15, took a trip...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Florida mangoes, which are harvested May-October, are great in fruit salads, desserts, sauces, juices and chutneys. Take the sniff test before buying. Inhale the aroma of the mango near the stem end; it should be fragrant and fruity. Squeeze the fruit...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Burrow Press and the Audubon Park Garden District will present a free reading from "15 Views of Orlando" this Thursday, May 30.
"15 Views of Orlando" is a series of short stories that uses familiar local landmarks as the settings for its tales. At...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:35 PM
It has taken several years and the collective wisdom of several legal minds, but playground sunshades won by two Orange County elementary schools are finally set to be installed this summer. More than two years ago, Sophie Lamarche, then a fifth-grader at...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:44 PM
As promised in today's Soundboard column, here's a video preview of Beth McKee's “Next to Nowhere” album to offer an idea of what's in store on Saturday at the Swamp Sista LaLa at Park Ave CDs in Orlando's Audubon Park Garden District:...
| Nov 2, 2012
From downtown Orlando, a 200-mile market basket takes a wide sweep north toward Gainesville, circles beyond Tampa to the west and Micco to the east and goes as far south as Clewiston. The loop takes in a generous portion of the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Get ready, art-aholics, it's almost time for downtown Orlando's monthly 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop (March 21, 6-9 p.m.). Explore the old Church Street Exchange, at the corner of Pine Street and Garland Avenue, where several art venues have set up shop....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:16 AM
BIKE WEEK: city-wide motorcycle festival: today-Sunday; Downtown Daytona Beach, Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach; free, separate admission to some events; 866-296-8970.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY FESTIVAL: with chili and BBQ cook-off: 1 p.m. Saturday;...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Valentine-themed dining and cooking specials have several twists this year. Cupid's options extend beyond dinner out on Feb. 14.
East End Market, a new Audubon Park Garden District development that will showcase food artisans when it...
| Dec 28, 2012
It's been quite a year in local dining: Chefs nominated for prestigious awards, shout-outs on the Food Network, a gut-busting burger boom and an increase in French bakeries. Along the way, we said goodbye to landmarks such as Brandywines in Winter Park...