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Orlando Donut Dilemma

We certainly love to have our “which is best” tours around town and this one was no different!  We visited 4 pretty popular donut stores in Central Florida and had a clear favorite! We based our decision mostly on taste, but used price, midday selection and employee helpfulness as a tie breaker!  8 people with …
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Local Nurseries Pass The Test

Edible landscapes, food forests, simple gardens…whatever your endeavor, Orlando has great resources to get you started, answer your questions and keep you motivated when you burn your first crops! During a recent trip around the city, I visited three local nurseries.

Orlando Home of the Day: 3/2 Bungalow

106 W PAR STREETORLANDO, FL 328043 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,675 SF / $379,000 SPONSORED: Here is your opportunity to own this well maintained 3 bed / 2 bath bungalow style home located in the historic district of College Park. Upon entering you’re greeted by the large family room with plentiful lighting, soft color …
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Orlando Home of the Day: 3/2.5 Almost New in Winter Park

5271 PINE LILY CIRCLE WINTER PARK, FL 32792 3 Bed / 2.5 Bath / 2,447 SF / $419,000 SPONSORED: This beautifully maintained “almost new” 3/2.5 one-story home is situated in the desirable Sanctuary–a private gated Winter Park community. This home offers wonderful finishes and plenty of windows for an open, bright and transitional feel. Enjoy …
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Orlando Home of the Day: 2/2 Condo With Amazing Kitchen

322 E CENTRAL BOULEVARD #506 ORLANDO, FL 32801 2 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,140 SF / $344,000 SPONSORED: Amazing kitchen!! This 2 bedroom/2 bath completely renovated condo is located on the 5th floor amenities deck of the highly sought after WAVERLY ON LAKE EOLA. Gourmet kitchen includes solid surface counter tops, built-in oven and …
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Orlando Home of the Day: 4/3 Storybook Setting In Orlando

326 JASMINE AVENUE ORLANDO, FL 32806 4 Bed / 3 Bath / 2,762 SF / $625,000 SPONSORED: Gorgeously updated Tudor Revival in the Lake Copeland Historic District of Delaney Park! This meticulously maintained 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom features an amazing 2017 kitchen renovation with new wiring, plumbing, cabinets, countertops, appliances, and lighting. A new natural …
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Unprecedented Offer Gives Up To Six Months Free On Universal Orlando Resort Annual Passes

ORLANDO, Fla. (October 4, 2018) – Universal Orlando Resort has launched a first-of-its-kind offer that gives Passholders more thrills and adventure than ever before. Starting today, guests can get up to six months FREE on Universal Orlando Resort Annual Passes. This special offer is valid on 2-Park and 3-Park Seasonal and Annual Passes and is available for purchase …
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Orlando Home of the Day: 3/2 in Altamonte Springs just over $200k

553 1ST AVENUE ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL 32714 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,253 SF / $225,000 SPONSORED: Great opportunity to be in a top rated school district! This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home features an open floor plan, tile flooring, and vaulted ceilings. The spacious master bedroom boasts walk in closets, a dual vanity, …
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Orlando Home of the Day: New Price for Beverly Shores Beauty with an Incredible History

1419 Chichester St Orlando, Florida 32803 4 Bed / 3.5 Bath / 4,056 SF / $799,000 SPONSORED: Beverly Shores Beauty with an incredible history! This exceptional home was built in 1947 by Orlando architect Howard G. Lindsay. As a longtime resident of Orlando, he was also involved in the construction & donation of the Winter …
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Orlando’s Director of Sustainability Explains Green Works

Business View Magazine interviewed Orlando’s Chris Castro, Director of Sustainability for the City of Orlando. Castro explains how Orlando is striving to be one of the “greenest cities in the country” Read Article Here

Orlando Home of the Day: Stately Townhouse in Baldwin Park

2979 UPPER PARK ROAD ORLANDO, FL 32814 2 Bed / 2.5 Bath / 1,897 SF / $379,000 SPONSORED: Get busy living the Baldwin Park lifestyle! This stately townhouse is a 2 bedroom ensuite design. Already updated you can move right-in and start enjoying Baldwin Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Be sure to check out the …
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Orlando Home of the Day: New Construction Townhomes in SODO

87 W GRANT STREET #4 ORLANDO, FL 32806 3 Bed / 3.5 Bath / 2,017 SF / $454,000 SPONSORED: Under Construction – New Icon development south of downtown Orlando in thriving Urban SoDo location. SoDo Place is a townhome community with 23 units. There are 12 units remaining that will begin construction July 2018. Great …
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Orlando Home of the Day: Beautiful Craftsman style in Delaney Park

505 BAKER STREET ORLANDO, FL 32806 4 Bed / 3 Bath / 3,486 SF / $919,000 SPONSORED: Get busy living the Delaney Park lifestyle! This 2011 beautiful Craftsman style 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is located in one of downtown Orlando’s most desirable neighborhoods. Enjoy the gourmet kitchen and the open interior floor plan leading …
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“SHOW YOUR LOVE” CONTEST

We are ready to start hearing from everyone about their likes, dislikes, and experiences with the listings on www.OrlandoInfoGuide.com! So we are having a contest. It goes like this… Every review you make for one of our directory listings gets you one entry. Once you hit 10 reviews you receive a bonus 10 entries. ex: 14 …
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Show Us Your Sustainability: The City of Orlando Calls for Artists, Designers and Fashionistas

Applications Now Available for a Chance to be Featured in Orlando’s 6th Annual Recycled Fashion Show WHAT: Keep Orlando Beautiful is seeking local fashion designers and artists to create innovative looks made from materials that would otherwise be headed to the landfill or recycling facility. The designs will be featured at the Trash 2 Trends runway event, …
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Orlando Home of the Day: Charming Blue Bungalow Home

1020 S MILLS AVENUE ORLANDO, FL 32806 2 Bed / 1 Bath / 1,379 SF / $329,900 SPONSORED: Call this charming Bungalow home. Step up on the expansive front porch and enter the home from the double French glass doors. Greeted with a cozy living room with vaulted ceilings and loft area. Formal dining room …
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Devoted Health Receives License from State of Florida

NEWS PROVIDED BY Devoted Health  WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Devoted Health announced today that it’s now licensed to offer Medicare Advantage Plans in the state of Florida. The healthcare company is approved to offer plans in eight counties across the state — Broward, Hillsborough, Miami-Dade, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, and Seminole. Starting in January 2019, Devoted will partner with some of the most trusted doctors and …
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Wallethub Names Orlando Second Most Pet Friendly City

Click here to read the entire list! https://wallethub.com/edu/most-pet-friendly-cities/5562/

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Re-introduces Afternoon Tea

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes has re-launched its popular Afternoon Tea for the fall season. Beginning September 15, the popular Afternoon Tea will be offered every Saturday and Sunday from 2-4pm in the new Lobby Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando. The Traditional Tea Service includes an individual pot of freshly steeped loose-leaf tea, five tea sandwiches, …
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Orlando Home of the Day: Tudor inspired 5/3 home with major price reduction at $389,000

4763 Cains Wren Trail Sanford, FL 32771 5 Bed / 3 Bath / 3,307 SF / $389,000 SPONSORED: !! MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION !! Great News! Back on the Market and ready to show! Beautiful, Immaculate 5/3 in desirable gated community Preserve at Astor Farms. This Tudor inspired home has a two-story ceiling in your spacious …
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Orlando Home of the Day: Winter Park Stunning Modern Lakefront Renovation

2035 Summerland Ave Winter Park, FL 32789 5 Bed / 4 Bath / 3,198 SF / $1,449,000 SPONSORED: Stunning Modern Lakefront Renovation & Transformation, located on a quiet tree-lined peninsula in the heart of Winter Park on the coveted Lake Maitland. The 5 bedroom & 4 bath home with office offers incredible lake views throughout. …
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Orlando Cookie Showdown

Another day, another cookie! Who doesn’t love a good cookie? With so many options in our city, we wanted to find the best cookie to satisfy even the pickiest of sweet teeth!  After an eventful trip around our city on a super sunny day, we chose 12 different cookies, from 7 different bakeries, to be …
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Orlando Home of the Day: Walkable Craftsman Townhome in Downtown Orlando

507 N Hyer Ave ORLANDO, FL 32803 3 Bed / 4 Bath / 2,272 SF / $389,900 SPONSORED: Get Busy Living the Downtown Orlando Lifestyle in this Craftsman style townhome with a “walkability score” that is off the charts? just a block to the popular downtown YMCA and a few more blocks to the trendy …
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Orlando Home of the Day: Cute home on Yale Street in College Park

1406 W Yale St ORLANDO, FL 32804 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,148 SF / $320,000 SPONSORED: Located on tree-lined brick street in the heart of College Park make this charming home a must see. Featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms make this a unique find for the price. Having a living room that …
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Orlando Home of the Day: 2,500 SF Corner Unit Condo in the Sky

100 S EOLA DRIVE #1506 ORLANDO, FL 32801 3 Bed / 2.5 Bath / 2,575 SF / $799,000 SPONSORED: No better opportunity than now! Several ’06 stacks have sold in recent years and this is your chance to own a corner/end unit on a high floor. Professionally designed for the original owners, this property has …
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Orlando Home of the Day: Lake Eola Heights Bungalow For Sale

Beautiful 1924 historic bungalow with guest house located in the heart of the Lake Eola Heights district just a couple blocks from Thornton Park, Orange Avenue and Lake Eola. The main house is 1,326 square feet with two bedrooms and a designated office/den off of the living room. Guesthouse was built in 2002 and is …
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Orlando Home of the Day: In the Heart of College Park

820 W PRINCETON STREET ORLANDO, FL 32804 2 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,130 SF / $339,000 SPONSORED: Rarely available gem in the heart of College Park! This turnkey beauty is a half block from Edgewater Drive, perfect for a short stroll to your favorite shopping and dining. The gorgeous new kitchen boasts quartz counter …
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Mills 50 Murals

  Mills 50 is a centrally located, culturally diverse, progressive minded, eclectic urban district! It is a grass roots, member-based organization made up of local business owners and residents, whose mission is to foster Orlando’s most diverse neighborhood by stimulating business, creating a walkable community and promoting our creative culture. –Mills 50 This statement is …
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Orlando Home of the Day: Clermont Home on Golf Course Behind Gate

3962 DERBY GLEN DRIVE CLERMONT, FL 34711 6 Bed / 3 Bath / 4,170 SF / $429,900 SPONSORED: Stunning Florida views located on the 5th hole of the Legends 18 hole golf course. Oversee the pond and sunset on your private screened in balcony. Beautiful 6 bedroom home boasts extra-large open rooms and includes an …
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Orlando’s 2018 Amusement Today Golden Ticket Award Winners

Given the depth of amusement here in Orlando, it should be no surprise that several of our local parks took home 2018 Amusement Today Golden Ticket Awards. “The Golden Ticket Awards are presented annually to honor the “Best of the Best” in the amusement industry and are calculated from an international poll conducted by Amusement …
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Easy Foods Opens New Food Manufacturing Plant in Osceola County

Osceola County, Fla. – Easy Foods, Inc., a producer of corn and flour tortillas, chips and other snack products, unveiled its new, 97,000-square-foot production facility in Osceola County on Monday, August 27, 2018. Built in the Poinciana Industrial and Office Park, the $14 million manufacturing plant is a state-of-the-art facility with research and development capabilities that enhances …
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An Unforgettable Cirque Holiday Experience Plays Amway Center on December 18

Orlando’s Amway Center is excited to announce the all-new concert experience, Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland, playing for one spectacular evening on Tuesday, December 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland is a fun-filled and high-flying concert experience for the entire family featuring the talented cast of Cirque Musica accompanied by holiday songs …
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Fall in Love with Orlando’s Delicious Food Festivities

10 Food, Wine & Beer Festivals to Look for this Fall ORLANDO, Fla. – This fall, Orlando brings flavorful events to visitors and locals alike. Numerous food and wine festivals offer culinary delights and celebrate the incoming cooler weather, with more than 11 weeks of events guaranteed to satisfy beer and wine lovers, vegetarians and adventurous …
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Orlando: Halloween Vacation Capital Summons 78 Days of Halloween for 2018

Retro horror film vibes and family-friendly frights deliver more than two months of haunted happenings Orlando, FL – Why celebrate for just one night when Orlando, Halloween Vacation CapitalSM, offers a lineup of the nation’s top Halloween events spanning an entire 78 days? Starting as early as Aug. 17 and running through Nov. 3, there’s something for …
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Rosen Hotels & Resorts in Orlando Announces The Elimination of Plastic Straws

Rosen Hotels & Resorts announces today that it will eliminate the use of plastic straws in its more than 26 restaurants and in-room dining at its nine hotels, all located in Orlando, by January 2019. Effective immediately, plastic straws will be provided only upon request to guests of the hotel restaurants. The company will transition …
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Mid-Year Historic Traffic Levels At Florida’s Busiest Airport

The first six months of 2018 are in the history books and Orlando International Airport (MCO) continues to shatter passenger traffic records. The good news is a direct reflection of Orlando and the Central Florida region’s ability to attract large national conventions, exciting new attractions at area theme parks and competitive airfares. This year, both domestic and …
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