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  • Buccaneers needed for upcoming Bash for Books

    Buccaneers needed for upcoming Bash for Books
    The forecast is for a whole host of pirates to land in Winter Park next month, and then all of the scallywags will be heading for one place in particular: the Winter Park Civic Center. Pirates convention? Nope. Instead, the Winter Park Public...
  • Winter Park Chamber looks at the future of workforce housing as the economy grows

    Winter Park Chamber looks at the future of workforce housing as the economy grows
    Statistics, Denise Weathers noted, don’t always tell the whole story. For example, she noted that the median home price in Winter Park in 2011 was $275,218. If that sounds expensive, Weathers added, keep in mind that the average sales price in the...
  • 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...
  • Great War touched Orlando from far across the seas

    As decades roll by, events seem to move closer together in the telescope of time. While the 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues, historians remind us it's been a century since the beginning — on July 28, 1914 — of World War I, also...
  • Land Trust works to create affordability when the housing market is soaring

    Land Trust works to create affordability when the housing market is soaring
    Winter Park’s Hannibal Square neighborhood is historic, and home to a business districts that includes upscale restaurants, fine arts centers, and other specialty shops. Denise Weathers has a mission there, to introduce something else to...
  • Walkability is the new buzz word when it comes to housing development

    Walkability is the new buzz word when it comes to housing development
    When it comes to securing housing, it’s been said that a key factor is location, location, location. But these days, builders and housing advocates agree, there’s another issue that’s also become appealing to those seeking a place to...
  • Historic church building rejected for historic designation

    Historic church building rejected for historic designation
    If there is one critical aspect of the Grant Chapel building, Lindsey Hayes noted, it is not the architecture of the Methodist church that was first built in 1943. “It’s constructed in a simple, folk, ecclesiastic style,” Hayes, Winter...
  • For restaurant owners, the challenge of dealing with online reviews

    For restaurant owners, the challenge of dealing with online reviews
    John Rivers admits that if he logs on to it at night, he can become so upset that he can’t get to sleep. But the truth is, he added, there’s nothing wrong with being a restaurant owner – and Rivers is one, as the chef and owner of 4...
  • Winter Park looking to FDOT to improve bumpy rail crossings

    Winter Park looking to FDOT to improve bumpy rail crossings
    The arrival of SunRail has been hailed by Winter Park’s businesses and political leaders as a real boon to the city’s economy, bringing newcomers to the city and making the Winter Park train station the number one stop along the route. What&...
  • Negotiations for a baseball stadium in Winter Park strike out

    Negotiations for a baseball stadium in Winter Park strike out
    The city’s efforts to attract a minor-league baseball stadium ended today, when the Brevard County Manatees halted negotiations to build a new baseball stadium and parking garage in the city as the new home for its team. The Brevard Manatees, a...
  • 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...