Community Spotlight

City District beautifies and cleans Gertrude’s Walk

More than 70 volunteers showed up early on a Sunday morning for a downtown cleanup and beautification project organized by the City District Main Street District. Around 300 plants were planted along Gertrude’s Walk as part of the beautification project. Unique pollinator plants such as milkweed, coontie, wild coffee and fire bush were planted along the historic avenue. According to […]

Local nonprofits step up to provide hurricane relief

After Hurricane Ian ravaged Orlando and left many citizens with damaged homes, organizations such as Second Harvest Food Bank and 4Roots have ramped up production to ensure the people of Orlando don’t have to worry about hunger. Both organizations are nonprofits that provide meals to families across Central Florida. Greg Higgerson, chief development officer at Second Harvest, said the organization […]

One Heart picked as Subaru dealership’s fundraising recipient

One Heart for Women and Children has been picked as Sport Subaru South’s hometown charity for its annual “Subaru Share the Love Event” on Monday. One Heart for Women and Children is a nonprofit organization that supports locals with access to essential needs. While One Heart focuses primarily on providing access to fresh foods and nonperishables, the charity also offers […]

stylized landscape painting by Christopher Noxon with roadway, tree groves, green hills, orange mountains, and vivid pink sky

New exhibit in College Park highlights the nature of art (and vice versa)

Aristotle once said, “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” That’s the goal of a new exhibit at Space Station Orlando, which opens Aug. 20. The show, hosted by art collective Psych Cat, features work from seven mainly local artists with a theme of “Innate Nature.”  “I had the idea […]

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