Mary Jane’s Dream Home – Stay At The HGTV Dream Home!

Living The HGTV Dream I’m not a big one for pinning my hopes on scratch cards or life changing lottery wins, but there’s something about the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway that lures me in every year.   Seriously, I’m going on 10 years of entering my email into that magic box every morning like a well trained puppy! As with most… Read More “Mary Jane’s Dream Home – Stay At The HGTV Dream Home!”

Neighborhood Spotlight: Base Village Lofts

We absolutely adore the Base Village Lofts at Winter Park, for a number of reasons! There’s the incredible Base Village Loft Amenities: Gourmet kitchen Private one car garage Private deck Private washer/dryer Free Wireless Internet 2 minute walk from Zephyr chairlift Free access to Founders Pointe Hot Tub/Amenity Deck (150 yards away) Not to mention the incredibly convenient location. Located… Read More “Neighborhood Spotlight: Base Village Lofts”

Wild About Flowers

We had a late start to our summer here in Winter Park, and May was particularly rainy at 3.74 inches (average May rainfall is 2.15 inches). Excess rain presents a dilemma in the early days of the season. On one hand, you have to be conscious of such things as lightning, and you must schedule your hikes with safety (and… Read More “Wild About Flowers”

Restaurant of the Month: Opa! Charlie’s Gyros In Winter Park

interiorcharliesWinter Park’s newest gyro spot, Opa! Charlie’s Gyros, is just the atmosphere and taste to leave any party satisfied. With ample indoor seating and an outdoor patio, this space can seat large groups and is family-friendly.   The new restaurant, owned by Charlie Alley and Fernan DeLeon (of Winter Park Sushi Bar and Pepe Osaka fame), has an airy and… Read More “Restaurant of the Month: Opa! Charlie’s Gyros In Winter Park”

Winter Park Ranks In Top 10 Authentic Small Towns

Downtown Winter ParkWe’ve always been proud of our no fuss, small town ways, but it’s always nice when someone else puts it in print for the whole world to see! Steve Winston, a Fort Lauderdale based journalist, has just published his Top 10 ‘Authentic’ Small Towns In America, and ranks Winter Park as #6, and nearby Grand Lake as #1. Winston is… Read More “Winter Park Ranks In Top 10 Authentic Small Towns”