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A Night Of Mourning

By Jill Shargaa On Saturday, June 11, 2016 I was celebrating a friend’s birthday with others at a nearby pizza restaurant – a rock’s throw from Pulse Nightclub. It’s your friendly neighborhood gay bar...

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Special Olympics Florida Celebrates Unified Sports Milestone

Special Olympics Florida is celebrating a significant milestone in Special Olympics’ 50-year history. Thanks to the generous support of ESPN, the Department of Education, Kim Samuel and the Samuel Family Foundation, Lions Club International, and...

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Downtown Orange County Library Renovation

Rhodes+Brito Architects recently completed the design for renovations to the fourth floor of the Orange County Public Library located in the heart of downtown Orlando on Central Blvd. Ruffin Rhodes, co-founder and partner at...

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OneOrlando Fund Update

Following the horrific tragedy at Pulse, there was a tremendous outpouring from the community seeking to provide financial support.  In response, the City of Orlando formed the OneOrlando Fund.  In the days since this...

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Exploring Winter Park

Real Estate In The Parks – By Scott Hillman & Katherine Ferrara In our final series rediscovering some of Central Florida’s best neighborhoods, we head into our backyard. The tree-lined paved brick streets of Winter...

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By The Numbers

By Stephen and Kristin Pategas Engagement with a garden offers numerous rewarding experiences. We brainstormed about what takes place in our garden, then after dinner in our garden room we headed further outside with...

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Fiscal Fitness – July 2016

By John Gill The Power Of Words By the time you read this, it will have been almost three weeks since the Pulse shootings occurred in downtown Orlando.  I decided to write about this...