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Corrine Drive Study Update

Me to Metroplan: What's the most unusual suggestion you received on your Corrine Drive Survey Monkey survey? Metroplan: A ferryboat. Somehow, and it was a rather detailed suggestion, the area lakes would be connected and people could ride the ferryboat to and from Leu Gardens and the surrounding area. Ferryboats notwithstanding, this morning I attended … Continue reading

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Corrine Drive Planning Update

For years now people have been advocating for a better Corrine Drive. A road that was designed to transport military vehicles, including tanks, into a military base that is long gone needs an update for the twenty-first century. The five lanes, narrow on street parking and two plazas with shops set behind parking lots, give … Continue reading

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Orlando Main Street Restaurant Week

Going on now through August 13, 2016, Orlando Main Street Restaurant Week offers diners deals on the best food throughout Orlando, Florida. It's a great way to sample your way through new dishes or just take advantage of these great offers on some of your favorite things. Participating businesses in the Audubon Park Garden District … Continue reading

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Book Reading: The Adventures of Jesus Christ, Boy Detective

Orlando, Florida. Tuesday, July 26, another edition of There Will Be Words, Orlando's beloved reading series, will celebrate the release of J. Bradley's The Adventures of Jesus Christ Boy Detective. Hosted by Stardust Video and Coffee (1842 East Winter Park Road, Orlando, FL 32803), guests will enjoy special guests reading poems and stories involving religion. … Continue reading

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New! Bubbles Bash Sip and Stroll

APGD puts on the best Bastille Day celebration in Orlando and it just got better for 2016. Sunday July 17, 2 - 5 p.m., enjoy the Audubon Park Garden District's twist on a French themed sip and stroll for our Bastille Day Celebration weekend - the Bubbles Bash Sip and Stroll. This time we're going … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Wine and Cheese, Please

Join us for Orlando's best wine and cheese tasting, the Audubon Park Garden District's Fifth Annual Wine and Cheese Pairing. Saturday, July 16, we'll celebrate the culinary glory of France with pairings of beautiful cheeses with the bounty of vineyards. Chef Tonda Corrente of La Femme du Fromage will guide tasters from 5 p.m. to … Continue reading

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Audubon Outdoor Art Gallery

It seems only fitting that for the Audubon Park Garden District's first full scale public art project, we would focus on birds. Thanks to a Mayor's Matching Grant we received, APGD is launching phase one of its Audubon Outdoor Art Gallery. Our goal is to commission the best artists in Orlando to create murals depicting … Continue reading

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APGD Named Great American Main Street 2016

The National Main Street Center, Inc. announced Monday, May 23, that the Audubon Park Garden District in Orlando, Florida has been chosen as a 2016 Great American Main Street Award® (GAMSA) winner. Audubon Park Garden District (APGD) received the award at the 2016 Main Street Now Conference held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Established in 2008 and … Continue reading

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Mid Century Modern, Retro and Classically Modern Homes Wanted Now

Do you have a mid century modern, vintage, retro or classically modern home in the Audubon Park Garden District area? So - Audubon Park, Coytown, Colonialtown North, Merritt Park, Northwood Terrace, unincorporated Orange County or south Winter Park? Then we want to hear from you because we're looking for homes for next year's Retro Modern … Continue reading

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Celebrating Local Food and Drink Purveyors

Many thanks to the sponsors of our Second Annual Eat Local, Sip Local Stroll: Farm-Haus, Buttermilk Bakery, Wild Ocean Seafood, Hinckley's Fancy Meats, La Femme du Fromage, Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream, Bikes Beans & Bordeaux Cafe, Fatto in Casa, Houndstooth Sauce Company, Fresh 24, P is For Pie and Local Roots. Ticket holders to this … Continue reading