According to Scott Joseph, of ScottJosephOrlando.com, the Park Plaza Gardens on Park Avenue is officially closed. Park Plaza Gardens closed in March, 2016 when the owner, Mary Demetree, claimed to be closing temporarily to have the her landlord deal with...
The Little Blue Donut Co. food truck is opening a storefront location in Winter Park, in the former home of Scratch Kitchen, which closed on Monday, July 3. The crowd-favorite mobile donut truck will be opening their new shop sometime...
Florida Home Media, LLC, the parent company behind Winter Park Magazine, ArtsLife Magazine, and Homebuyer Orlando, has been purchased and renamed "Winter Park Publishing Company, LLC." Randy Noles, editor and publisher in the previous company, issued a press release detailing the new stakeholders; Allan...
Central Florida Community Arts (Website) is presenting the Tony Award-winning Titanic the Musical: In Concert from August 25 and 26. This musical follows the story of the RMS Titanic, set to music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. The concert production will feature...
The Holocaust Memorial Resource Center (Website) is hiring a new coordinator for their UpStanders: StandUp to Bullying program. The position is responsible for directing and developing the Holocaust Center's anti-bullying initiative, working closely with the Center's Resource Teacher, as well...
A new restaurant called Garp and Fuss (Facebook) will be opening in the former home of Bistro on Park Avenue in Winter Park . According to the owners, the restaurant will sport a vintage "industrial style" and focus on simple...
Red Lion Pub closed in September 2016 after 27 years of business. The bar, which was located at 3784 Howell Branch Road in Winter Park , was known for a robust selection of live music and diverse events and had...
"While there is an aesthetic element, this is a safety project that is meant to reduce vehicle and train collisions by adding a median. The median will limit some of the turning from side streets and driveways, which sometimes...
This beautiful two bedroom, two bath home in Winter Park is located just a few pedal pushes away from the Cady Way Trail and Cady Way Park, at 310 Cornwall Road . The 1,610 SF home is located on a...
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will present his talk, Writings on the Wall: An Evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Wednesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m., in the Warden Arena at the Alfond Sports Center. The six-time NBA champion and all-time NBA leading scorer has won...
A new Winter Park-based beer bus called Hop On Tours(Facebook) is being launched in Winter Park this August. Backed by Deez Hops LLC, a company founded by Brian Quain of What Ales Ya podcast, Kevin Jones, and Ivan Rios, the...
The new-ish Winter Park Ben and Jerry's shop will be hosting a meet-and-greet with one-half of the founding duo, Jerry Greenfield. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at 521 S. Park Avenue, Winter Park . Ben (Cohen)...
World-renowned artist and urban designer, Candy Chang, will speak at Rollins College on January 18 at 7:30 p.m., thanks to the on-going generosity of the Winter Park Institute's free public lecture. Chang has spearheaded a number of game-changing community engagement...
Travel and Leisure has awarded Winter Park's Alfond Inn (Website) second place in its roundup of the Top 15 City Hotels in the Continental United States. Hotels were judged on the knowledge of their staff, sense of place, and "a room...
Townie Tourist (Facebook | Website) is a weekly series of tours, hosted by Orlando-native Jenny De Witt. De Witt takes viewers on a walking tour of a different neighborhood or cultural event each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts it using...
Jeremy Seghers is directing a production of Bernard Shaw's (almost) 100-year-old dramatic telling of Joan of Arc, in Saint Joan at the Fred Stone Theatre later this month. The show tells the story of Joan of Arc from farm girl to commander...
Scott Joseph has reported that PR's Taco Palace has closed. The owner, Perry Inman, told Joseph that the reason behind closing the 30-year restaurant was rooted in lack of parking, among other things. The Tex-Mex-themed restaurant was located at 499 W....
SOHO Juice Co., (Facebook - Website ) a premium cold pressed juice bar with locations in Tampa and St. Petersburg, is opening a new location in Winter Park. The juice bar, which makes organic juices with “vitamin-packed fruits, vegetables, nuts and herbs,”...
The City of Winter Park wrapped up their Vision Winter Park sessions in April of this year, and adopted the outcomes as updates to the Comprehensive Plan. Part of that process uncovered the need for an evaluation of the...
Lombardi's Seafood (Facebook | Website) will be hosting a three-course meal featuring locally-caught fish prepared by Mike Lombardi, Chef Chris who oversees Lombardi's cafe, and Chef Bob. The meal will run from 1-3 p.m. and is built around the story...
DJ ASADI (Facebook | SoundCloud) finger drummed his way into our hearts with this viral video of his Harry Potter remix track, filmed at the Winter Park SunRail station. The music producer used a simple Native Instruments Machine to remix the...
The new rubberized track at the Showalter Stadium in Winter Park will be officially open for recreational use, as of Monday, June 19. Showalter was renovated in 2016, which included improvements like the new running track, improved restrooms, and a...
Acclaimed architect Sir David Adjaye will host a public discussion on Tuesday, June 20, in regards to the Winter Park Public Library and Events Center project. The event will be held at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center at 1050...
UPDATE: The grand total raised from the sales of the Rainbow Pride Bagels equaled $4,260, with 3,303 bagels sold in total. Brooklyn Water Bagel will be selling limited edition rainbow bagels at their Winter Park and Lake Mary stores, in recognition...
SPONSORED: Krystal Osborne is an artist, cosmetologist, and make-up effects artist based out of Winter Park. Osborne has been sculpting zombie-inspired jewelry since 2003 and married them with her salon to create something really unique in Central Florida, ZombieHead Salon...