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2015 Winter Park Wine & Dine Food Event on October 14th

The 4th annual Winter Park “Wine & Dine” event will take place on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 from 6 pm until 9 pm inside the Winter Park Farmer’s Market with some of the best restaurants around the city participating (see video below). … Continue reading

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2015 Mother’s Day Ideas in Orlando for Dinner and Things to Do in Winter Park, Disney World, and Orlando featuring Harry P Leu Gardens

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th, 2015 and Orlando Local Guide has you covered for dinner ideas and things to do. From movies, to restaurants, and brunch, there are all sorts of ways to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day in … Continue reading

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Best Cinco de Mayo Orlando Events 2015 including Disney World, International Drive, Downtown Orlando, and Winter Park

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated all around Orlando and the biggest parties can be found in Downtown Orlando at Church Street and Wall Street all weekend long heading into Cinco de Mayo 2015 on Tuesday, May 5th. Cinco de Mayo … Continue reading

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2015 Florida Film Festival in Orlando April 10th through April 19th

The Florida Film Festival is Orlando’s premier annual Film Festival that happens each year in the month of April. The 2015 event takes place beginning on Friday, April 10th, 2015 and continues to Sunday, April 19th, 2015. 2015 Florida Film Festival … Continue reading

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2015 Best Restaurants and Pubs to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day around Orlando including Winter Park and Conway

On St Patrick’s Day, it’s all about the luck of the Irish, Corn Beef and Cabbage, and Guinness Irish Beer. We’ve already covered the best spots to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Downtown Orlando, Winter Garden, and the theme parks. … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Philharmonic Central Park Spring Pops Concert in Winter Park on March 15th

Each year during the springtime on the Sunday that daylight savings time begins, the Orlando Philharmonic puts on a free concert at the Central Park Amphitheater in Winter Park that they call the Spring Pops Concert. The 2015 event will … Continue reading

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2015 Winter Park St Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 8th

Saint Patrick is one of the most recognized Saints to have ever lived being born in Roman Britain in the 4th century and having lived from 387–461 AD. Saint Patrick is best known for spreading the Gospel to Ireland and … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Super Bowl Budweiser Hometown Hero’s Parade in Winter Park

On January 8th, 2014, the city of Winter Park, along with Budweiser, held a special surprise ticker tape parade to welcome home Winter Park resident Lt. Chuck Nadd for a hero’s welcome from his most recent tour of duty in the … Continue reading

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2016 Chowder Fest Food and Beer Event at the Winter Park Civic Center on February 28th

What do you get when you mix in some of the best restaurants in Winter Park and the surrounding Orlando area with a unique spin and presentation of chowder? It must be time again for the Chowder Fest at the … Continue reading

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Winter Park Christmas Tree Lighting in Central Park 2014 with Holiday Movies

Each year, the city of Winter Park commemorates the Christmas season by holding an event to turn on the lights of a large Christmas Tree in Central Park. The lighting ceremony features a children’s choir and Santa Claus. The Holiday Tree Lighting took place this … Continue reading

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Morse Museum Free Admission on Friday Nights and Christmas Eve in Winter Park during Christmas Holiday 2014

Park Avenue is Winter Park’s main street with shops and restaurants that cater to the affluent citizens of Orlando and beyond. What Palo Alto is to California, Winter Park is to Florida. While Palo Alto’s main street starts with Stanford … Continue reading

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2014 Christmas in the Park by Morse Museum in Winter Park’s Central Park

The 36th annual Christmas in the Park celebration in Winter Park, Florida begins at 6:15 pm on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 when the Morse Museum presents nine illuminated Tiffany windows in Central Park. Christmas in the Park To help usher in the … Continue reading

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Winter Park Christmas Parade 2014 with Santa Claus, Ice Skating, and Pancake Breakfast

The 2014 Winter Park Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 9 am along the streets of Park Avenue in Downtown Winter Park. The parade features over 100 parade units including marching bands, police and fire departments, and … Continue reading

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Best Inland Beaches and Natural Springs in Orlando featuring St Cloud, Moss Park, Winter Park, Kelly Park, and Wekiwa Springs

Some may think that you need to go to one of the Florida coasts to experience the beach while visiting Orlando but those people have never been to Saint Cloud, Florida (see picture above) or Moss Park in Orlando. If … Continue reading

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Rollins College Alfond Inn Boutique Hotel featuring Hamilton’s Kitchen Restaurant in Winter Park

Rollins College debuted its 112-room boutique Alfond Inn hotel in Winter Park to a select few the week before it officially opened on Sunday, August 18th, 2013. Here is the inside look at the hotel including the rooms, artwork, and … Continue reading

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Winter Park Olive Garden Getting Major Renovation and a New Menu

The Winter Park 17/92 corridor is one of the hottest commercial real estate markets in the Orlando area right now with new and renovated supermarkets,  restaurants, and retail now open or will soon to be open. The Olive Garden across … Continue reading

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Orlando Art Festivals

Orlando features a large number of art festivals throughout the year. Many are based on visual arts, including painting and ceramics. Some of them include performing and culinary arts. Nearly all of them include art displays, live music, food, and … Continue reading

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Best Reuben Sandwiches Around Orlando featuring Jason’s Deli, Toojay’s Gourmet Deli, Pickles NY Deli, and C&S Brisket Bus

For the last year and half, I have been visiting many restaurants and delicatessens around Orlando searching for the best Reuben sandwich, a hot sandwich made up of corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and a thousand-island type dressing. The sandwich bread is made … Continue reading

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Most Romantic Park in Orlando is Kraft Azalea Garden in Winter Park

There may be other parks that have more flowers, fountains, shops, and entertainment in Orlando but Kraft Azalea Garden in Winter Park is our choice for the most romantic park in Orlando. Kraft Azalea Garden Kraft Azalea Garden is a … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights Displays in Orlando Neighborhoods and Homes

Christmas Lights can be found all around Orlando in the city’s communities and neighborhoods. Some of the best displays can be found in some of the city’s oldest neighborhoods of Delaney Park, Conway, and Belle Isle (See scenic drive in … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Events in Winter Park and Baldwin Park in 2014

The Christmas Season is the best time of the year to visit the city of Winter Park, Florida to take in the sights, sounds, and shopping. From outdoor ice skating, parades on land and boat, and Christmas lights displays on neighborhood … Continue reading

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Frugal Deals on Salon Services at Aveda Institute to Support Toys for Tots 2011

Aveda Institute is collecting toy donations for Toys for Tots on Thursday, December 8th, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  To reward the generosity, Aveda is giving a 20% discount on all salon products, services and gift card purchases made … Continue reading

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Where to find Muffaletta’s Around Orlando including Jason’s Deli, Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen, and Pat O’Briens

A Muffaletta is a popular sandwich that originated and is most famous in New Orleans, Louisiana. Also spelled sometimes as muffuletta, the muffuletta is a type of sandwich with round Sicilian sesame bread and is known to be rather large where … Continue reading

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Winter Park Boat Tour Offers Tranquil Journey Through Winter Park Chain of Lakes

Three blocks from Winter Park’s famed Park Avenue shopping district sits a boat dock that allows curious individuals up-close access to some of the most beautiful waterways and mansions of Winter Park on the Scenic Boat Tour. The one-hour “cruise” … Continue reading

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