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Milk District Update: Unique events coming to Milk District this October


Do you feel that? That one 85-degree day lets us know that summer is over and Florida fall is upon us.  As you dig into your favorite pumpkin-flavored treats, you’ll notice that the fall events calendar is more full than it ever has been. This month, we’re highlighting a few of our favorite things going on in the District to get […]

Colonialtown South neighborhood update: Photo contest formed, National Night Out plans developed


The Colonialtown South Neighborhood Association laid out their plans for National Night Out (NNO) on Sept. 10. The group met at First Unitarian Church to plan for the yearly event scheduled for Oct. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the same church. Association President Andre Olejack and Vice President Barbie Nowick asked members to help find donations for the […]

Eola Heights goes Hollywood for National Night Out


National Night Out Block Party is Oct. 1, and Lake Eola Heights is once again taking it to the next level. The neighborhood is coming off a first-place win from last year’s theme, and this year’s theme did not disappoint. The City of Orlando’s theme is “Shining A Light On Crime Prevention.” It is up to each neighborhood to come […]

Lake Lawsona / Fern Creek Neighborhood Association update


Orlando’s National Night Out event is planned for Oct. 1, and Lake Lawsona / Fern Creek will be joining other neighborhoods to celebrate community safety and security with an event near the Historic Washington Street Bridge at the intersection of Rosearden Drive and Washington Street from 6 to 9 p.m. Please consider joining us at this annual event. Games for […]

Taste of Thornton Park coming to the neighborhood


The Thornton Park Neighborhood Association is gearing up for its 18th-annual Taste of Thornton Park fundraising event. This popular event will be held on Oct. 17 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on East Washington Street between Hill and Hyer Avenues. The proceeds go to the association’s activities, including maintenance of the beloved Thornton Park fountain on Washington Street, the annual […]

Milk District neighborhood update

The Milk District Neighborhood Association is keeping its 'hood fresh

The Milk District Neighborhood Association was founded in 2017 and is a volunteer association for the residents of East Central Park, or better known as the Milk District. This area is located between Colonial Drive and South Street and Bumby Avenue to Crystal Lake Drive by the executive airport. It’s named after the TG Lee milk plant. We have grown […]

Colonialtown South neighborhood update

Photo contest formed, National Night Out plans developed

The Colonialtown South Neighborhood Association laid out their plans for National Night Out (NNO) on Sept. 10. The group met at First Unitarian Church to plan for the yearly event scheduled for Oct. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the same church. Association President Andre Olejack and Vice President Barbie Nowick asked members to help find donations for the […]

Colonialtown South neighborhood update

OPD leads discussions on neighborhood safety

On Aug. 13, District 4 City Commissioner Patty Sheehan and Orlando Police Department Liaison Officer Eddie Rosado joined the Colonialtown South Neighborhood Association meeting at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. Officer Rosado made two announcements. The first was that the OPD hired approximately 25 recruits. Recruits will start to patrol the streets “fairly soon.” Secondly, the recruits will meet […]

Eola Heights neighborhood update

Crosswalks in Lake Eola topic of quarterly meeting

Lake Eola Heights Historic District held its third quarterly meeting on Aug. 8. City Commissioner Patty Sheehan discussed the improved crosswalks on Summerlin and Washington, complete with new flashing lights. On Aug. 31 at 1p.m., they will be painting a herringbone pattern of swans on the crosswalk to incorporate Lake Eola. The meeting included Billy L. Hattaway, director of the […]

Lake Lawsona/Fern Creek neighborhood update

Summer social a success, park cleanup planned for September

The Lake Lawsona / Fern Creek Neighborhood Association enjoyed their summer social at Thornton Park’s Falcon Bar on Aug. 7 and enjoyed fellowship along with adult beverages and pizza provided by Anthony’s Pizza. Neighborhood resident and Falcon Bar owner Melissa Schuman sponsored the event. Reeves Terrace celebrated their back-to-school supplies/backpack event Aug. 9, which was sponsored by the Carroll Adams […]


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