Thornton Park District update: Swan crosswalks installed, exciting events planned

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Thornton Park District updates. (By S.T. Cardinal)

TPD Swan Crosswalks

Thornton Park District is pleased to announce that the rehabilitation of the intersection of Washington Street and Summerlin Avenue has been completed. A pedestrian safety flashing light has been installed along with new swan crosswalks that clearly outline for drivers and pedestrians where they can safely cross. A huge shout out to Commissioner Sheehan for all her support for this project!



Upcoming events

TPD 7th Annual Halloween Block Party

October 26th from 8:00 p.m. 2:00 a.m.

Starting at the Washington Street entrance by Dexter’s at 808 E Washington Street. There will be spooky entertainment from stilt walkers, fire dancers, gogo dancers, Dark Art Market and DJ Blue Star. Costume prizes are starting at $1000. This is the most fun Halloween party to be at! Get your pre-sale tickets for only $10 today. 

The Thornton Park District team is looking forward to “Dog Day Afternoon”

November 16th from 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

Join the TPD team & Commissioner Sheehan in raising money for play equipment at Constitutional Green Dog Park for our furry four-legged friends! This is a free family-friendly event that will give attendees a chance to vote for what play equipment they would like to see at the park.

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk

October 10th – 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. 

Felipe Rodriquez Tequila House – 900 E Washington Street

13th Annual Taste of Thornton Park

October 17th – 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.

819 E Washington Street

TPD Business Spotlight: Olde Town Brokers

Celebrating 25 years of “Selling Central Florida,” Olde Town Brokers continues to be recognized as one of the only true boutique brokerages providing a full range of residential real-estate services, including single-family home and condo sales, commercial, investment properties, relocation, rentals and full-service property management. 

Olde Town Brokers was founded in 1994 by Phil Rampy, and, today, the company is comprised of more than 60 sales professionals. Collectively, their agents have represented clients in buying and/or selling tens of thousands of homes in the most sought-after locations of Central Florida.  

On Sept. 13, Olde Town celebrated its 25th anniversary with an art gala featuring original artwork by famed local artist Marlene London. The event kicked off with a proclamation from the City of Orlando and was followed by a festive evening of great friends, family and clients. The amazing food was provided by Dexter’s Thornton Park. Some of the staff have been with Olde Town from the very beginning. Here’s to another 25 years.

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