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Capen House reunited at last

April 3, 2014
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Capen House reunited at last

The two halves of the Capen House are reunited and a grand opening of the historic house is anticipated in November 2014.
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A boutique hotel on UCF campus? It could happen.

March 25, 2014
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Next month, a committee of the University of Central Florida board of trustees will be meeting to discuss the possibility of opening a boutique hotel on campus.
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The Capen House is on the move again!

March 21, 2014
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The east portion of the Capen House will be moved out of the parking lot of Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens and next to the other half of the house on March 21.
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Whole Foods opening a second store in Winter Park

February 13, 2014
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Whole Foods announced that they will be opening a second location in Winter Park. With more than 40,000 square feet, the new store will be nearly double the size of the chain’s Aloma Avenue location. The current Whole Foods Market location will remain open and the new one will go up at the corner...
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John Rivers’ latest venture, the Coop, will do for fried chicken what 4Rivers did for brisket

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Today we got a preview of what to expect from John Rivers’ latest venture, The Coop, and we’re pretty sure that the Coop is going to do for fried chicken what 4Rivers Smokehouse has done for brisket. In other words, expect to be standing in line when The Coop opens up at the corner of...
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Local sweets: Se7en Bites, P Is for Pie, B Cupcakes and the Soda Fountain

February 12, 2014
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Local sweets: Se7en Bites, P Is for Pie, B Cupcakes and the Soda Fountain

Confectioners are sometimes a forgotten segment of our city’s thriving artisanal food scene, yet it seems that with every passing week, new sweet shops materialize faster than crevices in your dentin. Salted caramel has become about as popular an ingredient as bacon, and, indeed, many of these savvy sugarmongers seduce us with both –...
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Bike share hits Winter Park

February 12, 2014
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With a little help from Healthy Central Florida, Winter Park is now one of the first municipalities in Central Florida to have a public library with a free bike share program. This marks a growing trend for public libraries to be providing services beyond book lending, as they branch out and dabble more in...
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Remember that time Winter Park was in a Super Bowl ad?

February 3, 2014
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Remember that time Winter Park was in a Super Bowl ad?

Budweiser and their Cyldesdales surprise Army Lieutenant Charles Nadd with a welcome home parade, plus the rest of the best Super Bowl ads.
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Surprise Winter Park parade to be featured in Super Bowl commercial

January 28, 2014
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A hero’s welcome: Budweiser holds surprise Winter Park parade for returning Army veteran

Remember the parade in Winter Park earlier this month for a hometown boy returning from Afghanistan? The businesses and citizens of Winter Park made homemade signs, there was an Uncle Sam on stilts and a marching band. Even the Budweiser Clydesdales were there! Well, it turns out there was a legitimate reason for the...
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Being delicious at Winter Park’s new B Cupcakes

January 13, 2014
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Being delicious at Winter Park’s new B Cupcakes

I’ve been a fan of B Cupcakes since their Apopka days, but it’s such a trek! Needless to say, when I heard they were opening a new location in Winter Park, I couldn’t get there fast enough. According to Google maps, B Cupcakes is about 20 minutes away from my house. I made it...
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