Short-term rentals on the rise

You may have heard some buzz around short-term home rentals in the City of Orlando, specifically about Airbnb rentals. If you polled a crowd, you would probably get a 50-50 result for who is for it and who is against it. There are valid reasons for both sides. The legal side is still a grey area, but there are some […]

Girl power: The Bee-Dazzled team is making Orlando shine

While most new homeowners may receive a nice bottle of wine or a bouquet of flowers as a housewarming gift from their real estate agent, when it comes to Sue-Bee Laginess, a Realtor at Olde Town Brokers, she pulls out the big guns and has their homes pressure washed. When Laginess realized how happy the gesture made her clients, she […]

Update on Pulse memorial plans

The onePulse Foundation is seeking public input for the permanent memorial; construction of the on-site interim memorial will begin soon.

No one in Orlando, our hyper-inclusive city where dreams come true, would have thought we’d engage in a conversation as the locus of the largest hate crime ever perpetrated against a targeted group on U.S. soil. More than a year and a half later, here we are, and onward we march. Like those who unfortunately suffered attacks before Pulse and […]

Lake Lawsona pursues National Register listing

When you think of Orlando, do you think of historic buildings and homes? Most people probably picture theme parks and miles of suburban tract housing with palm trees and warm weather, but downtown Orlando is actually home to six historic districts. These include Downtown, Lake Cherokee, Lake Copeland, Lake Eola Heights, Lake Lawsona, and Colonialtown South. What makes these neighborhoods […]

Revitalizing Parramore in a way that counts

On a chilly Saturday morning, eager Central Florida residents and about 20 local vendors gamely endured the cold to celebrate the January 6 grand opening of the Parramore Farmers Market. Taking place on the east side of the Orlando City Soccer Stadium, across from City View Apartments, on West Pine Street, the Parramore Farmers Market hopes to bring a “food […]

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