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Studio Visit: Lesley Silvia

Studio Visit: Lesley Silvia

Lesley Silvia always seems to have an incredibly ambitious art project in progress in her home studio in Casselberry. The artist moves between multiple mediums in her explorations of identity, perceived hysteria, mental illness, and dysfunction in human connection, creating large-scale plaster sculptures, intimate ...

How to be a Good Gopher Tortoise Neighbor

How to be a Good Gopher Tortoise Neighbor

A threatened species, Gopher tortoises are super important to Florida’s unique and delicate ecosystems. Learn more about these adorable creatures, and how you can help protect them! Did you know that the Gopher tortoise is the state tortoise of Florida? Despite this highest of honors, these big guys are a ...

Now Is The Perfect Time To Clean Your Refrigerator

Now Is The Perfect Time To Clean Your Refrigerator

You probably don’t think about it often, but refrigerators are the unsung heroes of your home or office. Often we overlook the crusty leftovers that we’re not quite sure what they are anymore and the extremely overripe fruits and vegetables that have so much mold on them they could be donated to a lab at UCF. Well, if ...

Wildside Bar And Grille Closes And Graffiti Junktion Moves In

Wildside Bar And Grille Closes And Graffiti Junktion Moves In

What has been a staple of Thornton Park, not to mention a Sunday Funday and a BBQ lover’s favorite, has announced they’re official closing. That’s right say, “SO LONG” to Wildside Bar & Grille and say “HELLO” to a larger Graffiti Junktion. Wildside Bar And Grille, home of the best BBQ in downtown Orlando, has ...

The New Milk District Is Stirring Things Up In Orlando

The New Milk District Is Stirring Things Up In Orlando

Downtown Orlando is not only home to thousands of families, 20-somethings, business owners, and career folks. The surrounding Downtown Orlando community is home to hundreds upon hundreds of beautiful, historic homes dating back 100+ years ago. One neighborhood in particular that will be saying “sayonara” to ...

University Club In Downtown Orlando Has Been Sold To New Developers

University Club In Downtown Orlando Has Been Sold To New Developers

We're sure that you're painfully aware of the outdated, eyesore on the corner of Downtown Orlando’s Central Blvd and Rosalind Ave better known as University Club. The University Club, or otherwise known as the U-Club, is or was Downtown Orlando’s Premier Private Club. Members of this club typically hold positions ...

New Orlando Magic Entertainment Center Coming To Downtown Orlando

New Orlando Magic Entertainment Center Coming To Downtown Orlando

The Orlando Magic has launched a groundbreaking $200 million construction project that is going to WOW our fellow Orlandoans. The Orlando Magic Entertainment Complex is projected to be across from the Amway Center and you’ll certainly need to pick your jaw off the ground after you take a look. Although the ...

The Bridge District: City Of Orlando Makes Plans To Bridge The Gap

The Bridge District: City Of Orlando Makes Plans To Bridge The Gap

Downtown Orlando’s I-4 overpass between Garland Ave and Hughey Ave has always been the dividing line between lively Downtown and its’ gloomy Suburbs. Many of us “Downtowners” are aware that once you pass under the I-4 overpass that it’s best to keep your eyes out for panhandling and solicitation. Well, the city of ...

#OrlandoStrong: How You Can Help And Find Help After The Pulse Shooting

#OrlandoStrong: How You Can Help And Find Help After The Pulse Shooting

The city of Orlando is in a haze today after the news of the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub shocked the city.  If you are looking for ways to help or are in need of some support, we have found all the blood drives, counseling centers, gatherings and vigils to help the city heal. For more information, services or ...

Get Inspired With Downtown Orlando’s Creative Village

Get Inspired With Downtown Orlando’s Creative Village

It’s about time Downtown Orlando had a face lift! Current residents and visitors are eagerly anticipating the ALL new Creative Village. The Amway Arena area is soon to be transformed into a 68-acre mecca for creative minds, entertainment centers, and educational buildings. Currently, what is now home to the Parramore ...