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  • 8/16: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake DAVID R. CORDERO, 37, Mascotte, died Tuesday. Cremation Choices, Minneola. EVELYN MARY CROUGHWELL, 73, Grand Island, died Thursday. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis. PHILLIP L. LEE, 83, Leesburg, died Friday. Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish...
  • Emmys: 'Shark Tank' wins, Winter Park doesn't

    Emmys: 'Shark Tank' wins, Winter Park doesn't
    Mel Brooks, Neil Patrick Harris and President Barack Obama helped boost the winners at this year's creative arts Emmys. But Winter Park wasn't so fortunate. The Emmy for outstanding commercial went to Apple's "Misunderstood." Budweiser's "Hero's...
  • As prices rise, home sales drop in Orlando

    As prices rise, home sales drop in Orlando
    Home prices in the core Orlando market continued a 37-month upward trend in July, but the number of sales dropped sharply from a year earlier and the previous month, a new report shows. The median sales price of a single-family home in Orange and...
  • Rollins' scholarship-producing Alfond Inn beats projections

    Rollins' scholarship-producing Alfond Inn beats projections
    The Alfond Inn, a boutique hotel established by Rollins College a year ago to raise money for scholarships, is exceeding its income projections for 2014, the school said Wednesday. The $32.5 million Winter Park hotel was projected to have net...
  • Is Shake Shack ready to expand into Orlando's tourist corridor?

    Is Shake Shack ready to expand into Orlando's tourist corridor?
    Shake Shack is expanding into Orlando's tourist corridor on International Drive, according to the Orlando Business Journal. We reached out to the company's corporate office in New York City for confirmation: "We love being in the Orlando-area, and the...
  • Rowing across ocean is blissful torture for Winter Park native

    Rowing across ocean is blissful torture for Winter Park native
    Midway into his historic, 57-day journey across the Pacific Ocean, 28-year-old John Wagner found himself in a simple, if exhausting, rhythm: Row, eat, sleep. Row, eat, sleep. Row, eat, sleep. "Some days, when it was dead calm, it just felt like forever,...
  • Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots

    Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots
    If you've spent time hating on the parking lot at Trader Joe's in Winter Park this summer, I have one question for you: Have you ever driven anywhere else in Central Florida? This region is blanketed with horrible parking lots. I'd go as far as to say...
  • Sanford gallery exhibits local selfies as art

     Sanford gallery exhibits local selfies as art
    Arm extended, hold up a cellphone. Smile. Tap the screen. It's a sequence of events performed an untold number of times each day as people mark everything from a celebrity encounter to a gooey dessert with a "selfie" — a digital photograph of...
  • Legislature convenes rushed redistricting special session

    Legislature convenes rushed redistricting special session
    TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers released a re-drawn congressional map Thursday which would shift the contours of seven U.S. House districts spread throughout Central Florida. On the first day of a court-ordered special session, House Speaker Will Weatherford,...
  • Maybe Apopka could learn from these slogans

    Maybe Apopka could learn from these slogans
    Apopka calls itself "The indoor foliage capital of the world," which sounds like something Christopher Guest made up for a mockumentary about local government. Mayor Joe Kilsheimer wants to rebrand his city, and I don't blame him. Apopka can still...
  • Maitland looks to boost lagging SunRail ridership

    Maitland looks to boost lagging SunRail ridership
    SunRail has transformed some once-sleepy train stations into hives of activity during the morning and evening rush hours. Maitland isn't one of those. According to July ridership numbers from SunRail, the Maitland station had 3,172 passengers, the...