Day Trippin’: Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive (LAWD)

It’s hard to imagine someone living in the city relishing a two-hour, 11-mile drive. But what if that drive steers you away from the clogged highways and winds through a wildlife paradise?  Whether you are looking for a leisurely way to spend the day or a chance to see Florida’s wildlife up close, the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is well […]

Business Spotlight: Palmer Feed Store has its niche in the community

In 1947, Paul Palmer moved from California following the Citrus industry to Orlando. It was here where he would continue pursuing the medicinal oils of oranges. Palmer also had an odd passion for putting up fences. Luck would have it that when they settled into Orlando, there was a fence business on Church Street that was about to close up […]

September recommended events

Recommended Events -Sept. 7 – Orlando City vs. Los Angeles Football Club. 7:30 p.m. Exploria Stadium 655 W. Church St. www.orlandocitysc.com/tix     -Sept. 13 – Movieola 2019: “Coco” 6:00 p.m. Bring your blankets, chairs and snacks to Lake Eola for the showing of “Coco” in honor of Spanish Heritage Month. 512 E. Washington St.     -Sept. 22 – […]

Commissioner’s Update: Swan-A-Thon program will care for and replace park swans

One of the most beautiful places in Orlando, in my humble opinion, is Lake Eola Park. The iconic fountain was voted as one of the most recognizable landmarks in the city when a survey was conducted by the Orlando Expressway Authority. The second most recognizable icons are Lake Eola’s beautiful swans. Lake Eola is home to five of the seven […]

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