Business Spotlight: Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream

After moving to Orlando in 2011 with her husband Scott, pediatric nurse Kelly Seidl couldn’t shake the feeling she had growing up working at an ice cream shop in her hometown of Apalachin, New York. The vibe in the shop and the joy she brought to her customers always felt good and she missed it.  “I just always enjoyed how happy everyone was, co-workers and customers alike,” Kelly said. “It’s really hard to be upset when […]

University Club of Orlando: New look, same traditions

Have you noticed a new, distinctly modern, 22-story high-rise on the corner of Central and Rosalind on your walks around Lake Eola? Most of the new building consists of luxury apartments, called Modera Central, featuring high-end sophisticated apartment homes. You may recall that in this spot was a very modest and simple building home to The University Club of Orlando. The […]

Suck it up: Wall Street Plaza phasing out plastic straws

If you order a drink at Wall Street Plaza, you might think something’s missing. There’s no straw. With such high traffic coming through the seven venues in downtown Orlando, Wall Street is looking for ways to lessen their environmental impact. “We’re not here to preach to people about environmental issues – we’re here for people to have a good time,” […]

Orlando Festival Park: From cow pasture to major attraction

What a beautiful fall day it is in The Milk District of Orlando. I’m headed to Orlando Festival Park for a free Opera in The Park concert and I’m wondering what I should do with these pesky kids of mine. Should I send them over to Orlando Skate Park while I go enjoy the music? Or over towards the new […]

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