2020-08-01

Rosangela Parker, executive director of the City District

INTERVIEW

Rosangela Parker sits at CFS Coffee at Church Street Marketplace on July 9. S.T. CARDINALRosangela Parker has been in her position as a Main Street executive director since last June. In that time, she has overseen a dramatic expansion of the Church … Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! […]

What it’s like to fly during a pandemic

CONFESSIONS OF A COLLEGE PARK MOM

Typically in August, I share tips and tricks for simplifying morning routines or saving money on school supplies. This year, I am sharing my experience flying on an airplane dressed like a nuclear engineer during a worldwide pandemic. Wouldn’t ha… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or E-mail […]

Orlando and UCF team up to design disaster resilience hubs


UCF is teaming up with the City of Orlando to create “disaster resilience hubs” by enhancing community centers to offer resource distribution in the event of natural disasters. ANNABELLE SIKES The City of Orlando and UCF have come together to co-d… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or […]

Urban farm in Parramore brings fresh produce and opportunity to neighborhood

CARDINAL OBSERVATIONS

Raymond Warthen, founder of the South Street Farm in the Parramore neighborhood, posed in front of one of the shipping containers that is used for storage at the farm on July 2. S.T. CARDINALThere’s a buzz in Parramore, and not only in a figurative s… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or […]

Letters supporting brick street maintenance submitted to City


S.T. CARDINAL Last November we told you about efforts led by residents to have brick street repair added to the City’s annual transportation budget ( yourcommunitypaper.com/articles/saving-brick-streets-in-historic-downtown). At the time, City Com… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Freedom Ride Inc. expands, prepares for move


Freedom Ride volunteer coordinator Jane Rutter (left) leads the therapy horse named Image toward executive director Marianne Gray. PHOTOS BY JORDAN ELLISFor nine years, I called Freedom Ride Inc. home. Living with cerebral palsy, my childhood was spe… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or E-mail Password Remember […]

Coronavirus testing at Tap Room through August


COVID-19 tests will be available every Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Tap Room at Dubsdread. DEBBIE GOETZThe Tap Room at Dubsdread is inviting the community to join its weekly testing of employees for COVID-19 and coronavirus antibodies every M… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username […]

College Park cyclist forms riding group, encourages beginners


Enrique Mercado with fellow cyclists on the inaugural Cool Cruisers ride July 13. ENRIQUE MERCADO Six years ago, Enrique Mercado fell in love with cycling and has since become a seasoned triathlete. Knowing so many of his neighbors were cooped up … Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username […]

One Heart for Women and Children serves 1 million meals during pandemic


Stephanie Bowman, founder of One Heart for Women and Children COURTESY OF ONE HEART FOR WOMEN AND CHILDRENOne Heart for Women and Children has operated a food pantry since they opened their facilities in 2009. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Stephani… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or […]

College Park Comings and Growings

 Pure Green Florida has opened at 4353 Edgewater Dr. Pure Green serves coldpressed juices, smoothies, acai and pitaya bowls. … Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Forgot Password