Thornton Park Main Street District

Thornton Park District to see construction for few weeks

Residents and visitors to the Thornton Park District will notice a lot of construction work going on for the next few weeks at the intersection of Washington Street and Summerlin Avenue. After the City of Orlando conducted a recent traffic study, it was recommended that a pedestrian signal be installed at this intersection. It will take some work digging up […]


Statistics for residential activity in the 32801 & 32803 zip codes

Below are the closed single-family home sales between March 15 and April 15, 2019.

128 Hibiscus Court

This charming, updated Colonial style bungalow was built in 1935. Located in the Historic District downtown, the 3-bedroom, 2-bath home has 1,212 square feet of living space. The property sold for $335,500 and was listed and sold by Troy Bryant with Olde Town Brokers. Have a question about real estate, mortgages, insurance, title or real estate law? We know the […]

Hillcrest Elementary School

A choir of students ranging from second to fifth grade sang the National Anthem before an Orlando Solar Bears hockey game at the Amway Center where the Solar Bears defeated the Atlanta Gladiators 3-1 on April 11. Hillcrest students earned second place in the regional Battle of the Books, and the winning team will be heading to the finals. According […]

Edgewater High School

District champs Congratulations to the EHS Boys Track & Field team for winning the District 6 championship. Rotary student of the month Seaira Sevison was named named EHS Rotary Student of the Month for College Park. Faculty practices yoga EHS faculty and staff have the opportunity to participate in yoga on campus each week. We’ve been fortunate to have Melissa […]

Orlando Gifted Academy

Two of Orlando Gifted Academy’s Odyssey of the Mind teams represented the school at the state competition. The third-grade team will head to the World Finals competition.

Howard Middle School

Ten digital-art students placed at the county level for video packages in the Orange County Student Media Festival. This is the school’s most wins in a single year, and all five videos will be going on to regionals.


Four preventive screenings women should never skip

AdventHealth for Women’s Health Navigator Doreen Forsythe, BSN, RN, shares the four health screenings women should never skip

The well-woman examination “The well-woman examination is a yearly checkup performed by either your primary care physician or by your OB/GYN,” says Doreen Forsythe. “This annual screening is a great time to catch up with your care provider to review your medical and family history and share with them any changes you may have had with your body over the […]

Plaza Live granted $10 million for renovation

The Plaza Live will be revitalized in a big way thanks to a $10 million grant from the Orange County Board of Commissioners, according to a press release. Plaza Live is a concert and event venue in the Milk District on 425 N. Bumby Ave. The building was constructed in 1963 and is currently owned by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. […]

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