The City of Winter Park Planning and Community Development Department will host two public meetings to discuss potential redevelopment of the "Orange Avenue District" which apparently runs from Fairbanks Avenue to just west of U.S. Highway 17-92....
The Ivanhoe Village Main Street has hired a new Executive Director following the sudden exit of Juliet Christina earlier in the month. The Ivanhoe Board of Directors has hired Christian Switzer as their new...
The City of Orlando’s Digital Services Team will officially launch the city’s new website at orlando.gov, today. The new site design has been in the works since 2017 and is meant to better serve...
The City of Orlando will finally move forward with a planned memorial section of Greenwood Cemetery in honor of the victims of the 2016 Pulse Orlando nightclub shootings. 49 markers were donated by the...
Orlando City Council will hear a possible amendment for Chapter 28 of City Code at the March 11 Council Meeting that would make it mandatory for all new multifamily and commercial buildings to offer recycling services.
Starting Friday, March 15, the folks at East End Market (Facebook | Website) will begin hosting a new event series focused on highlighting local foodpreneurs and artisan makers.  The Evening Exchange will gather some...
The Downtown Orlando Foundation (Website) has launched new effort in the form of a foundation, focusing on supporting Downtown initiatives. The Avrio Foundation (Website) was launched on March 5 at the Citrus Club,...
The design/build contract for the new City of Orlando Tennis Center at the Packing District has been awarded to Borrelli and Partners (Website), according to the company's Principal, Jorge A. Borrelli. We've covered two...
AOL co-founder Steve Case will kick-off a nationwide tour of his Revolution's Rise of the Rest Road Trip (Website) on April 29, 2019 to invest $100,000 in two lucky local startups. The Orlando...
EDIT: ALL INQUIRIES SHOULD BE SENT TO [email protected] The Audubon Park Garden District is looking for artists to cooperate in a special public art project this spring. The local Main...
The City of Orlando has created a new Orlando Community Gardens Council to help share information for best practices, membership policies, and increasing a "... feeling of togetherness in gardening," according to a recent release from City...
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and the Orlando Economic Partnership will host the 2019 Orange County Regional Economic Summit on Friday, March 29 at the Orange County Convention Center . Mayor Demings will present...
FedEX has launched its seventh annual Small Business Grant Contest. This year's contest offers grants and services to a total of ten U.S. based small businesses, with a collective prize pool of $220,500....
AdventHealth’s Community Health Impact Council is accepting grant applications from nonprofits that focus on improving health in Central Florida. The board is providing $1.2 million in grants for programs that address issues like food...
On July 23, 2018, City Council approved, as part of the FY 2018 Annual Action Plan, a request from Hannibal Square Community Land Trust, Inc. for Community Development Block Grant Program funding in the amount of $125,000....
The City of Winter Park will host a "Bike Winter Park" group bike ride on Thursday, March 7 in celebration of Florida Bicycle Month. Riders are encouraged to ride to the rally spot...
The City of Winter Park and the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the City Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 22 at The Alfond Inn. Tickets start at $40 for Chamber members and $80 for non-members....
A fire destroyed the Second Chance Wildlife Sanctuary (Website) in the middle of the night, killing 31 of the 300+ animals that the owner had on the property. Including three of his four dogs.
A new non-profit called the Winter Park Land Trust (Website) will host a launch party at the end of the month at the Winter Park Farmers' Market. According to their website, the Trust...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer’s 14th Annual Neighborhood and Community Summit will be held on Saturday, March 2 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. The summit assembles some of the best neighborhood, arts and cultural, community and faith-based...
Professional dumpster diver, sustainability advocate, and self-described "dude making a difference," Rob Greenfield (Website), has kicked-off 2019 with a really strict resolution. Greenfield has made a name for himself for his efforts to call attention to wasteful food policies. His 50K+...
As Come Out With Pride prepares for their 15th year of LGBTQ+ pride celebrations this October 2019, the organization announced their intent to apply to host WorldPride in 2026. In their announcement of their intent to apply to host the...
The final phase of the ongoing Denning Drive road diet and multi-use trail project will begin on Monday, February 4. The project, which began in October 2017, is slowly cutting the four-lane road down and adding a 10-foot-wide, multi-use trail...
Editor's Note: Carlos de los Angeles (Instagram) is a self-described New York-born, Florida-bred, Filipino-blooded photographer. The last time we wrote about him was HERE in 2016 when we shared some of his work that documented a changing Ivanhoe Village.  This interview...
The City of Orlando, in partnership with Commissioners from District 1,2, and 4, will host a Kick-off Meeting and Walking Tour as part of a larger Curry Ford Vision Plan initiative, on Saturday, February 2. Participants will take part on...