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Sights and Flights in Sanford

Posted by Amanda Roche on Jul 19, 2018 3:00:00 PM

One of the oldest cities in Florida, Sanford is home to innovators in sectors including aviation and flight simulation, professional services, and even ground-breaking marshmallow flavors. Sanford’s economy has a history of being resourceful; when its citrus crops froze in the winters of 1894-95, Sanford commercialized its celery agriculture industry, earning the nicknameCelery City.

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Topics: Seminole County, Things To Do

Orlando’s $15 Billion Infrastructure Investment

Posted by Amanda Roche on Dec 8, 2017 11:10:00 AM

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) reports that U.S. infrastructure is crumbling and investments are needed in order to compete globally for jobs. Meanwhile, Orlando is proving itself to be among the most progressive, forward-looking regions in the country, currently completing or planning investments of approximately $15 billion in transportation infrastructure, competitive products and quality of life features.

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Topics: Things To Do, Transportation, Regional Initiatives

Orlando Ranked a Top Coolest City in U.S.

Posted by Amanda Roche on Nov 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

From its award-winning main streets to its always-on downtown scene, Orlando’s ascension to “coolness” has been increasingly recognized by tourists, journalists and residents. Ranked the No. 19 coolest city in the country by Forbes, Orlando is earning more and more recognition for its abundant recreation activities, eclectic neighborhoods teeming with local businesses, and growing millennial population.

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Topics: Rankings, City of Orlando, Things To Do, Arts and Culture

Extracurricular Entertainment: Parenting in Orlando

Posted by Amanda Roche on Oct 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Orlando is well known around the globe because of its world-class theme parks. So if you live there, you go to the parks all the time, right? Not exactly. Ask any longtime Orlando resident and you’ll find that, on occasion, they venture into wonderland as weekend warriors. They’ll tell you that there are so many engaging, educational and fun things to do in this “always-something-happening” community beyond the bedazzlement of the tourist district.

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Topics: Things To Do, K-12 Education, Arts and Culture, Health and Wellness

Orlando Ranks Top Fun City in America

Posted by Amanda Roche on Oct 25, 2017 1:03:27 PM

Orlando is known as the home of happiness – so it’s no wonder that WalletHub ranks Orlando in the top fun city in the U.S.. With warm weather all year, a flourishing arts scene, and internationally renowned attractions right in our backyard, there’s no end to the fun that Orlando has to offer.

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Topics: Rankings, Things To Do, Dining

Orlando Ranks Best City for Recreation

Posted by Amanda Roche on Aug 18, 2017 2:40:43 PM

Orlando has consistently topped the charts of Wallethub’s best cities for recreation

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Topics: Rankings, Things To Do, Arts and Culture, Health and Wellness, Cost of Living

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