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Reeves Terrace residents updated on planned housing replacement


On Sept. 25, the Orlando Housing Authority (OHA) held meetings for the residents of Reeves Terrace in the Lawsona/Fern Creek Neighborhood to answer questions and gain input on revitalization efforts. Vivian Bryant, president and CEO of the OHA, gave a pre-recorded presentation addressing common concerns and questions. Residents, then, had an opportunity to provide input. The OHA is not an […]

Lake Lawsona / Fern Creek Neighborhood Association update

Neighborhood events in October

It was a busy month in the Lake Lawsona / Fern Creek Neighborhood with two events, including a Dickson Azalea Park Beautification Project with Green-up Orlando and our National Night Out Event partnering with the Orlando Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch Team. Sept. 14 was highlighted by our neighborhood volunteers partnering with others from the UCF Honors Congress and AECOM Engineering. […]

South Eola finishing year strong


The South Eola Neighborhood Association meets Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Eola House at Lake Eola Park. Our neighborhood recently held a very successful National Night Out party featuring Orlando Weekly’s Best Jazz Act 2019 winner Brown Bag Brass Band and more than 20 South Eola business sponsors and participants, including Great Harvest Bread Co., which is opening […]

Thornton Park Neighborhood Association update


The Thornton Park Gardening Committee selected Tim and Mary Beth at 24 N Thornton Ave. as their fall “Yard of the Season.” This cheery yard has a nice variety of flowers and plants of differing shapes, heights, textures and colors. A Chicago brick side path and borders, which match the clever ring around the light pole, are from the couple’s […]

Lake Eola Heights- Engraved Garden Brick Drive


Lake Eola Heights is hosting an Engraved Garden Brick Drive! LEH Garden Community will be creating a permanent brick path in their beautiful community garden, and YOU have an opportunity to have a brick engraved that you can cherish forever! With your donation, you will sponsor an engraved brick with the wording of your choice. Dedicate it to your family, […]

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 […]


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