The City of Orlando is hosting a workshop to discuss a study that is currently underway to analyze the current transportation network in both the Milk and Mills 50 Districts and make them safer for pedestrians, residents, and drivers. The...
In a follow-up to a story we did last November, plans have finally been released for the upcoming renovations of the vacant Grand Avenue School, located at 800 Grand Street . The City of Orlando will be moving multiple programs...
Contrary to what WPRK's director told us months ago, the Rollins College radio station is still not back on the air. But it's not his fault, it's Mother Nature keeping them down; The popular student-run station lost their antenna last...
OUC and Orlando City executives have announced that they have selected a design for a solar-powered art sculpture that will be installed the entrance to the Orlando City Soccer Stadium on the corner of West Church Street and Glenn...
Sixth grade students at the Monarch Learning Academy (Website) in College Park are leading a storytelling project based on the infamous "Jump Tree" that came down during Hurricane Irma. The tree had fixed Tarzan-ropes for swinging and was located in...
The Orange County School Board applied for a Conditional Use Permit that would allow for a new development to the north of Edgewater High School that would host a new Agricultural Education Center. When completed, the Educational Center would house...
Edit: We originally published that the name of the childcare center partner was "Trinity Christian Church" but the correct name is "Trinity Christian Academy." The recently closed Reeves United Methodist Church in Colonialtown North has filed for a Conditional Use...
The student-run newspaper The Sandspur announced on April 5 at Rollins College that the historic Fred Stone Theatre had been closed and would soon be torn down. It hosted the college program's Second Stage Series  that were completely directed, designed, marketed, and performed...
EDIT: Greg Golden, Director of Student Media, Rollins College, sent us the following update concerning a timeline for getting back on air. It could take a week, or many weeks and is contingent on a response from the FCC. "We...
UPDATE: According to Rollins College the suspect was never armed while on campus.  A late afternoon car chase in Casselberry ended with a suspect being apprehended in Winter Park around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. An unnamed suspect allegedly fled from Casselberry...
Following the Pulse tragedy, the Central Florida Foundation (Website) launched The 49 Fund (Website), an annual scholarship award for local LGBT students, as a partnership between the LGBT Center and local attorney Barry L. Miller. This year the Fund will...
Alison Kirby, principal at Jones High School, wrote a letter to Ellen DeGeneres asking for support for her school's band and choir in order to perform at Carnegie Hall. Ellen "The Generous" DeGeneres then invited the band's teachers onto the Ellen show...
EDIT: Originally posted it began in February but this course is available yearlong. The Harvard Graduate School of Design is offering their free online course, "The Architecture of Imagination" again, following a popular first session last year. The course covers "the...
A questionnaire is circulating via the Jackson Middle School website asking parents for feedback concerning a possible name change. According to the post, located on the Principal's Message board, the name change conversation was spurred by a request from a...
Keep Winter Park Beautiful and the City of Winter Park's Sustainability Program are looking for schools to apply to their Green School Grants program by Friday, February 23. Green School Grants support sustainability efforts by schools in Winter Park as...
All UCF students, faculty, and staff are now able to ride all LYNX routes at no cost if they show a valid UCF-issue ID card. This deal also includes KnightLYNX routes that serve the main campus between 6 p.m. and...
United Arts of Central Florida has received funding from both Wells Fargo and the Harvey and Carol Massey Foundation that has helped them to increase funding to their programs that support local teachers. Public schools in Lake, Orange, Osceola, and...
According to the West Orlando News, there are over 250 registered sex offenders that live near the new multi-use path that was recently installed along Westmoreland Drive, calling it "Mayor Dyer's Sex Offender Sidewalk." Read their full story HERE. According...
Valencia College and LYNX have signed an agreement that will allow all college students and employees to ride the bus for free. Valencia will provide the funding for the bus service for all LYNX routes and NeighborLink routes. LYNX will...
With the construction of the new Parramore K-8 school nearing completion. The City of Orlando will be carrying out major renovations and improvements along the Westmoreland Drive corridor. The improvements will take place in the general area of the new...
SPONSORED: A pop-up art show that transforms trash into art will be installed at the SoDo Shopping Center from June 16-25. Recycle Art Show is an immersive exhibit that will showcase works by local artists who have made their work...
  2017 Robotics Summer Camps Host: Clockwork Mania, Orlando Science Schools, 2427 Lynx Lane Dates: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 19-23 Ages: 9-13 Cost: $300 Students learn the basics of robot programming, 3-D printing, and other hands-on science activities, in a STEM-driven curriculum. Click HERE...
The City of Orlando's Creative Village Development Review Committee has approved plans for a 15-story student housing development, for the Downtown UCF/Valencia College campus in Parramore. The planned mixed-use building would house 7,700 students when completed, if approved by City...
Public-interest information exchange website, Planetizen, provides a series of free online video-lectures on urban planning, design, and development. One of their available courses is on Tactical Urbanism and is taught by Mike Lydon, Principal of the group, Street Plans Collaborative...
The City's Creative Village Development Review Committee has issued a recommendation for approval on plans submitted for a building that will anchor UCF's Downtown campus (Website). The Dr. Phillips Academic Commons is the first building to reach this point in...