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  • Amid resident concerns, Rollins takes a breather on baseball stadium deal

    Amid resident concerns, Rollins takes a breather on baseball stadium deal
    The idea seems simple. Replace a 1,000-seat stadium on land owned by Rollins College with a 2,500-seat stadium to accommodate a minor league baseball team. Getting there, however, is proving to be more difficult, as opposition grows from Winter Park...
  • Winter Park looks at renaming Fleet Peeples Park after molestation allegations

    Winter Park looks at renaming Fleet Peeples Park after molestation allegations
    Winter Park is taking a first step toward renaming Fleet Peeples Park amid accusations that the former swimming instructor and local icon was a child molester. In a statement issued Monday, City Manager Randy Knight said city commissioners will have...
  • Canvs strikes formal partnership with UCF, Rollins

    Canvs strikes formal partnership with UCF, Rollins
    Downtown Orlando’s newest coworking space, Canvs, is set to open in early August with Rollins College and University of Central Florida as formal partners. The partnership, announced today, includes a formal internship program where local students...
  • Soccer gripe: Winning not everything: My Word

    Soccer gripe: Winning not everything: My Word
    Here's the problem with FIFA. It's zeitgeist — the times, they are a changin'. Or it's due to the unremitting harangue from an American soccer fanatic over the years — but I did it. I capitulated. I suspended my otherwise ferocious biases...
  • Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend

    Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight--Holiday celebrations Brevard   City of Cocoa 4th of July Celebration: Brevard Symphony Orchestra  will play patriotic selections at a fireworks display over the  Indian...
  • Rollins College adding a new VOICE to its programs

    Rollins College adding a new VOICE to its programs
    When Rollins College opened its Center for Lifelong Learning in 2013 to offer courses for older students, the turnout for the initial schedule of classes vastly exceeded their expectations, noted Bob McKinlay. Another surprise, noted McKinlay –...
  • Rollins College arts & science faculty sends letter of concern about college president

    Rollins College arts & science faculty sends letter of concern about college president
    Rollins College arts & science faculty have sent a letter expressing "concern" about President Lewis Duncan to the college's board of trustees. This is the same group that in previous years gave Duncan a vote of "no confidence" and voted to censure...
  • Bach Festival Society's 2014-15 season

     Bach Festival Society's 2014-15 season
    The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park will celebrate its 80th season, beginning this fall, with a slate of programs organized around the theme of "Bach's Eternal Influence." On the schedule are works by composers who, in the society's words, "owe a...
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  • Brian's Restaurant becoming Elliott's Public House

    Brian's Restaurant becoming Elliott's Public House
    Brian's Restaurant in the Ivanhoe Village area of downtown has a new owner and will soon be getting a new name: Elliott's Public House. Karl Elliott, former executive chef at Rollins College, bought Brian’s Restaurant just a few weeks ago with...
  • New Rollins grad vying for Miss Florida crown

    New Rollins grad vying for Miss Florida crown
    Kayla Foriere is a freshly minted graduate of Rollins College with a degree in economics. But over the past few months — in between classes, sorority events and a part-time job — she's been doing some work on the side: preparing for the...
  • Transgenders become more vocal in push for equality

    Transgenders become more vocal in push for equality
    The transgender community has a new cover girl. Featured on Time magazine, transgender actress Laverne Cox has become the new face of a community that has long been associated with transvestites and male prostitutes dressed as women. Cox, who plays a...