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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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