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Orlando Ballet gets set to open new home on Lake Formosa

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 14, 2019

Four ballerinas framed the podium as Orlando Ballet executive director Shane Jewell welcomed donors, local politicians and media to Orlando Ballet’s new home. Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre, which sits on the banks of Lake Formosa at 600 N Lake Formosa Dr., features six studios, all with large windows overlooking the lake. The naming rights of the new facility were offered […]

Walking tour company, general store to open in Church Street train station

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 13, 2019

You may have seen the banner hanging in front of the historic Church Street train station reading, “What would you like to see here?” Now, we know what’s coming. Around Orlando Tours, formerly Mosquito County Tours, is moving into the property at 78 W Church St., which was most recently home to Ferg’s Depot. The tour company, which holds guided […]

Veteran’s Day Parade 2019

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 10, 2019

Teach-In program brings Hazardous Device Team to Howard Middle

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 06, 2019

S.T.E.M. students at Howard Middle School saw robots, drones and protective bomb suits this morning in a demonstration by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) Hazardous Device Team. Deputies demonstrated the tools they used in the field when responding to bomb threats. Eric Yuhasz, a S.T.E.M. teacher at Howard, said the goal of the demonstration was to show students how […]

Giving Thanks to History

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 04, 2019

Many characterize Thanksgiving by the Macy’s Day Parade, overeating without judgement and elastic waistbands. If we’re lucky, maybe the weather will even drop below 70 degrees so we can put on a sweater. Orlando may not have any longstanding Turkey Day traditions, but that’s not to say we haven’t been creative in celebrating the holiday. In honor of our favorite […]

Community Spotlight: David Matteson talks state of the art

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 04, 2019

For David Matteson, associate curator of education and outreach at the Orlando Museum of Art, visitor connection isn’t just the greatest struggle in his everyday routine; it’s also his greatest joy. Matteson, 26, has been involved with the Orlando Museum of Art since 2014, where he volunteered with the curatorial staff to prepare for the Maya Lin exhibition. However, Matteson […]

Page 15 to give away thousands of books to local children, families

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 04, 2019

Page 15 is celebrating National Family Literacy Month in November by giving away over 3,000 books to local children and families. Page 15, a children’s literacy program in Downtown Orlando, will be hosting “Book Bound” on Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Downtown Orlando Farmers Market at Lake Eola Park. Book Bound will be giving away […]

Not enough room to swing a cat in Orlando

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 04, 2019

Downtown Orlando is well known for its constant chaos in terms of traffic and pedestrians, but what many do not know is the greatest overcrowding problem does not rest with man or even man’s best friend, but feral cats. The term “feral cat” refers to a specific type of cat that has had no human interaction or socialization and, therefore, […]

Fall Fiesta in the Park

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 04, 2019

November 2019 E-Edition

By cardinal@community-paper.com | November 04, 2019