Community

Lake Lawsona/Fern Creek awarded by Orlando Historic Preservation Board


The Association was recognized for their efforts to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and their successful street sign topper project to help identify the Lake Lawsona Historic District with custom street sign toppers at 32 intersections within the neighborhood.

Residents learn crime is down in Colonialtown South


Crime is down in Colonialtown South, but the number of missing dogs is on the rise. The Colonialtown South Neighborhood Association met on April 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church on Robinson. Barbie Nowick and Andrew Olejack led the forum with a discussion about local crime and the possibility of hosting a women’s self-defense course. City Commissioner […]

Thornton Park Main Street hard at work for community


On September 10, 2012, Thornton Park District (TPD) was officially voted in to the Orlando Main Street Program by City Council. It takes a lot of work to run a successful Orlando Main Street District and TPD has been able to do so with some of the best volunteers, business owners, residents and team leaders in the City of Orlando! […]

Upcoming neighborhood association meetings

Get involved:

Thornton Park – Quarterly Neighborhood Association Meeting: Monday, May 13, 7:00 p.m. at Mayor Carl Langford Park (1808 E. Central Blvd.) Eola Heights – 2nd Quarter 2019 General Membership Meeting: Thursday, May 9, 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Fellowship Hall (123 E. Livingston St.) Lawsona/Fern Creek – Spring Quarterly Meeting: Tuesday, April 9, 6:30 p.m. at Mayor Carl Langford Park […]

Spring is here. You’re not inside, are you?


Springtime in Orlando is simply the best. Aside from the perfect weather, there is so much going on to get us out enjoying it. Not to mention all the fabulous restaurants with outdoor seating. Tommy Cardinal (assistant editor) and I had a working lunch a few weeks ago at the new Eola General. If you haven’t eaten there yet, make […]

Residents encouraged to attend Mayor’s Summit

Attention community leaders — mark your calendars for Mayor Dyer’s 14th Annual Neighborhood & Community Summit 2019 on March 2 at Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal. The summit is a one-day training and networking event to bring together neighborhood, HOA, and community leaders from various backgrounds to learn and grow to build strong, vibrant communities and organizations, along with […]

Falcon Flea Pop-Up Market highlights local artists


The Falcon Flea Pop-Up Market is a monthly event highlighting uniquely fantastic local makers and artists. Held at The Falcon on the last Sunday of the month (weather permitting) from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., select artists/makers are curated each month to be featured on walls inside The Falcon. This month’s market will be held on February 24. Interested in […]

Special Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk


Have a date? Celebrating being single? Or just want to have a fun evening? Join us at the Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk on February 14. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we are offering a special two-for-one “love” deal. Not only that, but we shall have added art vendors, live music, stilt-walkers, tarot card reader and all sorts of […]


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