UPDATE: The Lake Alert for Lake Beardall has been lifted.  Resume normal activities on the lake. City Wastewater personnel have responded to a sanitary sewer overflow that resulted in approximately 600 gallons of sanitary waste entering the stormwater system on...
Southern Smoke (Facebook) opened in March of this year at the corner of West Colonial and North Parramore . They had closed temporarily for a brief period of time this summer, but have since reopened. They specialize in barbecue, Cajun/creole, seafood...
  Nikki's Place (Facebook), the popular brunch and soul fool restaurant that had been open for 16 years in Parramore , caught fire on March 30 and has been closed ever since. The restaurant suffered heavy smoke and water damage and the owners have...
The Orange County Public Art Review Board (Website) is looking for one or more artist(s) to create artwork for a new community center in Holden Heights. The new center will host educational services and meetings spaces. The previous center was...
Regina Hill and Juan Lynum will head to a runoff on May 6 for the District 5 City Council seat. Just under 2,000 people voted in yesterday's election. That's 9% voter turnout. Here are the vote totals: Cynthia Harris — 446 Regina Hill...
Jimmy Buffett will be performing with the Coral Reefer Band at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 13 at the Amway Center. Ticket sales will be open to the general public on February 24 at 10 a.m. HERE.
Following a recent shooting in Parramore, Commissioner Regina Hill, along with select civic leaders and local pastors, will join with Parramore residents and the Orlando Police Department, in a call for a community-wide cease fire. Residents are asked to lay...
The 2016 Copa America Centenario will take place in twelve cities across America in  June 2016, with Orlando's Citrus Bowl (Website) being one of the chosen venues. The 16-team soccer playoff will feature teams from the CONCACAF and the CONMEBOL with...
If you live west of Rosalind in the Downtown area (purple area in map above), you can vote today for your City Council member. The District 5 seat currently occupied by Commissioner Daisy W. Lynum is up for election. After neither...
A proposal will go before the Municipal Planning Board to approve a new shopping center at the intersection of Westmoreland and Colonial  in the Parramore Heritage District, with one of the tenants being Dunkin' Donuts. The plans, attached below, call...
A community picnic called "I am District 5" will be held on April 9 between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Northwest Community Center. The picnic is a joint effort between District 5 Commissioner Regina Hill, First Presbyterian, and...
The City of Orlando has announced an expansion of the Police Department’s IRIS safety camera program with the installation of eight new cameras in the Parramore community. There are already over 170 IRIS cameras that are already located throughout the City, including...
The City Commissioners, Mayor Dyer, and Police Chief John Mina have partnered with the Valencia College Peace and Justice Institute to work with community members in a new series of interactive workshops focused on engaging citizens with City processes. The...