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WPMOBSERVER.COM Winter Park wants more sioners made a statement to USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. VISIT WPMOBSERVER.COM SUBSCRIBE NOW! ITS SIDEWALK SALE TIME PARK STYLE, 8 Battling recycling woes LIFESTYLES, 6 Rats strike back SPORTS, 7 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 4 CALENDAR .................... 4 LIFESTYLES .................... 6 PARK STYLE ................... 8 CULTURE ..................... 10 OPINIONS .................... 11 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 12 PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Entrepreneurs looking for a reason to open in Winter Park may nd it in their sewer bill. ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER The Commission cited home rule as motivation for taking more control over pensions. The sewer stimulus TIM FREED Observer staff Please see STIMULUS on page 2 Assault suspect arrested TIM FREED Observer staff Please see ATTACK on page 2 Pension intervention Winter Park Commission seeks TIM FREED Observer staff Please see PENSIONS on page 2 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC Winter Park Recovery CenterComprehensive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Naltrexone for Alcohol & Cocaine Abuse Subutex/Suboxone For Opioids & HeroinExecutive Level ProtocolsPrivacy Guaranteed2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792 Contact For Free Evaluation at 407-629-0413 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com www.wpmobserver.com/enews
Page 2 | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer PENSIONS | City officials claim they could help improve pensions if the Commission had control over them STIMULUS | Business incentives draw anti-development ire ATTACK | Samaritan saved local woman C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE WELCOMENew MembersThank You Renewing Members! www.maitlandchamber.com Firewall Computer Services FindOrlandoHomes.com RDV SportsplexGrowing Community RootsThe goal of the Maitland Area Chamber of Commerce is to foster growth among area businesses, assist new businesses or individuals relocating to the area, and to be a vital part of the community. The Chamber supports the activities bene ting the community while representing our members in city, state and national affairs. Small businesses and entrepreneurial enterprises are the American dream realized and one of our main focuses. Maitland is a great community in which to work and live. The rst step to truly becoming a part of the community is to join the Chamber of Commerce. Being a member of our team allows you to take advantage of the many bene ts the Chamber membership offers. Join a committee, volunteer at our events, share your ideas and resources, and network your business. Building relationships with fellow Chamber partners is the best insurance for the successful future of your business. Tuesday, July 1st Ambassador Committee @ Chamber 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 8th Coffee Connection! @ Chamber 8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. RSVPs Requested Tuesday, July 15th Marketing Committee @ Chamber 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.Chamber Hours Monday Friday 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Drop In For A Cup Of Coffee Or Just To Say Hello!!!For Membership Questions and Information, please call the visit the website at www.MaitlandChamber.com or email to Jeff@MaitlandChamber.com The Chamber Needs A Face Lift!!!We Are Looking For Sponsors To Help Give The Chamber A Bit Of A Face Lift!Let YOUR Company Help Spearhead The Northwest Corner of The NEW DOWNTOWN Maitland! (And Get Some Publicity Too!!!) Sponsorship Opportunities Await Painting (Interior) Sponsor: $1,250.00 Window Treatment Sponsor: $1,500.00 Carpeting Sponsor: $3,000.00 Kitchen Remodel Sponsor: $5,500.00SAVE THE DATE17th Annual TASTE OF MAITLAND is Monday, October 20, 2014. Advance tickets can be purchased on the Chambers Website Events Calendar!Contact Jeff Today & Become A FRIEND Of YOUR Chamber Jeff @MaitlandChamber.com
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Page 4 | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer FAMILY CALENDAR Calendar JUNE 28 Enjoy a live screening of William Shake speares tragedy King Lear from the National Theatre in London at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, at the Enzian Theater. Academy Award winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Col laborators) in the title role. An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. Visit enzian.org for more information and to purchase tickets. JUNE 29 FilmSlam returns to the Enzian Theater on Sunday, June 29, at 1 p.m. with a new showcase of lms. Now in its seventh JUNE 26 Bring snacks, a blanket and the whole family to Winter Parks Central Park at 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, to catch this months Popcorn Flick in the Park show ing of Toy Story. For more information on this free event, visit enzian.org JULY 4 Come out to Winter Parks Olde Fash ioned 4th of July Celebration in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 4. The annual celebration will feature live patriotic music by the Bach Festival Brass Band and the Bach Festival Choir. Horse-drawn wagon rides and free bike valet service will be provided, and the annual bicycle parade will be held at 9 a.m. Free hotdogs, watermelon and water will be available. For more infor mation on this free event, contact 407599-3463. Come see reworks and listen to the Community Bulletin Fulbright Scholars Eight Rollins College students were re cently awarded Fulbright scholarships for the 2014-15 school year. Since receiving its rst Fulbright Award in 1951, Rollins has produced 57 scholars 32 since 2006. This year, the students Mat thew Bergman, Rachael Bogdan, Princess Dickens, William Glass, Jennifer Jokl, Allen Kupetz, Nadia Ramirez and Samar Shaukat will travel to eight countries on two continents to teach English as a foreign language. Firm celebrates 40 years Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A., a regional certied public accounting rm, celebrat ed 40 years in business this month. The rms Orlando ofce recognized the occa sion with a 40th celebration on June 5 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. 800th pet reunited Winter Park Lost Pets just reunited its 800th pet with its owner on Sunday, June 22. The nonprot has been reuniting pets since 2009 and includes listings for re cently lost and found pets at winterpark lostpets.com Savannah Court and Cove Excellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation 1301 W. Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751407-645-3990www.SavannahCourtMaitland.comAssisted Living Facility License No. 8447 Skilled Nursing Facility License No. 1635096 Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above. You are always welcome!A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life. One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmEDUCATIONAL HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS Presented by Eric Burris, First Alert Meteorologist WESH 2 Thursday, July 3 10:30am 1pm Hosted by VITAS Innovative Hospice Care RSVP 407.599.2522 FUN & EXERCISE SENIOR CLUB Every Monday 10am-12pm By Family Physicians Group July 7 Bingo July 14 Computer Club July 21 Movie Day July 28 Casino Day HEALTH RELATED FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS! Tuesday, July 1 9am 4pm By Compass Research. Appointment Only. RSVP 407.949.6733 IS IT WAX OR IS IT MY HEARING? 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RSVP 407.949.6722 WEALTH MANAGEMENT ISSUES SENIORS FACE IN RETIREMENT Wednesday, July 9 10am 11:30am By Estate & Business Planning Group RSVP 407.389.1122 BLUEMEDICARE 2014 Thursday, July 10 3pm 4pm By Florida Blue McBride Insurance Agency RSVP 407.949.6735Calendar of Events July 2014 Thursday, June 26, 2014 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 WPMOBSERVER.COM PUBLISHER Tracy Craft 407.515.2605 TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MANAGING EDITOR Isaac Babcock 407.563.7023 IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.com ASSOCIATE EDITORS Sarah Wilson 407.563.7026 SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Tim Freed 407.563.7054 TFreed@TurnstileMediaGroup.com ARTS EDITOR Josh Garrick firstname.lastname@example.org DESIGNER Tom Miller 407.563.7032 TMiller@TurnstileMediaGroup.com STAFF WRITERS Brittni Larson Megan Stokes Allison Olcsvay Kristy Vickery COLUMNISTS Chris Jepson Jepson@MediAmerica.us Louis Roney LRoney@cfl.rr.com ADVERTISING SALES David Levine 407-485-1956 DLevine@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Linda Stern 407.376.2434 LStern@TurnstileMediaGroup.com LEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISING Ashley McBride 407.286.0807 Legal@FLALegals.com SUBSCRIPTIONS/CIRCULATION Luana Baez 407.563.7013 LBaez@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MEMBER OF: -Florida Press Association -Winter Park/Maitland/Goldenrod Chambers of Commerce Winter Park/Maitland Observer is published by Turnstile Media Group. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Turnstile Media Group is also the parent of Golfweek, Golfweek Custom Media, TurfNet, Professional Artist, Seminole Voice, Baldwin Park Living and Turnstile Connect. TURNSTILE MEDIA GROUP CHAIRMAN Rance Crain PRESIDENT/CEO Francis X. Farrell EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT GENERAL MANAGER Patti Green VICE PRESIDENT Jeff Babineau USPS #00-6186 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Winter Park / Maitland Observer 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W. Munster Orlando Concert Band and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra for free at down town Orlandos Lake Eola Park from 4 to 10 p.m. on Friday, July 4. Food will be available for purchase. Come join the 23rd annual Hunter Vision Watermelon 5K Run/Walk through Winter Parks Central Park at 7 a.m. on Friday, July 4. There will be a water melon eating competition. Funds raised from the event will support the Track Shack Foundation. For more information, visit trackshack.com or call 407-8961160. JUNE 5 Come shop, eat and play at Baldwin Parks Independence Day Bash on Sat urday, July 5, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The festival kicks off will an art sale, festival snacks, face painting, balloon art, inter active activities and reworks. The food and beer garden will feature live enter tainment from Jazz artist Eirrin and DJ Bradmaster J. For more information on this free event, visit BaldwinParkEvents. com or call 407-923-3849. ONGOING Maitlands Summer Youth Tennis Camp is now in full swing at Maitland Com munity Park and runs Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon now until Aug. 14. Head teaching pro Donnie Mc Ginnis will teach the camp, with levels available for beginner and intermedi ate players. Bring a racquet, water, a towel and sun block. The cost is $110 for Maitland residents and $120 for nonresidents. Registration is available at Maitland Community Park, or by calling 407-539-0042. The REP (Orlando Repertory Theatre) Youth Academy will be offering more than 80 summer camps from now through Aug. 15. The camps will be held at three locations, including the theaters threestage facility in Orlandos Loch Haven Park, as well as Celebration K-8 School in downtown Celebration and the Univer sity of Central Florida in east Orlando. The camps and productions are designed to foster self-condence, creative thinking and problem-solving skills through the medium of the performing arts. For a full listing of the camps, visit orlandorep.com year at Enzian, FilmSlam continues to be a popular outlet for indie and student lm makers throughout Florida. Usually held at 1 p.m. every second Sunday, FilmSlam is a monthly indie lm showcase and competition open to Florida lmmakers and students. This series empowers au dience members to select each months winner, who then advances to partici pate in Enzians Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase. For more information about FilmSlam and details on how to submit a lm, visit enzian.org/lm/lmslam ONGOING Come out to the Crosby YMCA in Win ter Park every Thursday at 6 p.m. for exercise and advice at their eight-week Walk with a Doc program. Residents can get their health questions answered by Florida Hospital physicians and take a 30-minute walk to receive a prize. Con tact the Crosby YMCA at 407-644-3606 or visit HealthyCentralFlorida.org for more information. In partnership with the Orlando Chapter of USA Dance, the Alzheimers Associa tion Central and North Florida Chapter is bringing a free ballroom dance program to the community. Ballroom for the Brain runs from 2 to 3 p.m. on Satur days from June 21 through July 26 at the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park. Trained dance instructors from USA Dance will teach swing, rumba, merengue and the waltz to earlyand middlestage indi viduals and their care partners. RSVP is required. For more information or to reg ister, call 1-800-272-3900.
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Page 5 Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER June 23 City Commission meeting highlights Mayors Report Consent Agenda Action Items Requiring Discussion Public Hearings Beware of fraud! Fake billing fraud T H A N K Y O U T H A N K Y O U T H A N K Y O U For more information about the Winter Park Chambe r of Commerce, our members, or upcoming events, visit us at the Winter Park Welcome Center, cal l (407) 644-8281 or log on to www.winterpark.org. A N N U A L S U P P O R T E R S 1-800-GOT-JUNK? ABC Fine Wine & Spirits Alzheimers & Dementia Resource Center Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society Blu Dove Designs Constant Contact DeGusipe Funeral Home & Crematory Ted B. Edwards Interim of Central Florida, LLC Jewish Pavilion Marlow's Tavern Mitchell's Fish Market OCA Inc. Panera Bread Aloma Panera Bread Florida Hospital Parker Events Pookie's Pet Nutrition & Bow Wow Bakery Prudential Results Realty RP Funding Sassafras Sweet Shoppe Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida SportsCare Institute, LLC The Gardens at DePugh Nursing Center UPS Store #6238 5 + Y E A R S CareerSource Central Florida Fiction Creative, LLC Fringe Benefit Plans, Inc. Thomas J. McMacken Shula's Steakhouse Walt Disney World Dolphin Mark & Dorl Squires St. Richard's Episcopal Church 1 0 + Y E A R S Central Florida Research Park Florida Theatrical Association Hangers Cleaners NCM Media Networks Welbourne Avenue Nursery, Inc. Winter Park Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 1 5 + Y E A R S Maitland Art and History Center Association MyLooks, Orlando Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Rob Sharpstein Panera Bread Park Avenue 2 0 + Y E A R S Beattie Family Orthodontics Enzian Theater Ferrell Realty, Inc. Winter Park Health Foundation, Inc. 2 5 + Y E A R S Sarah E. Arnold, P.A. 5 0 + Y E A R S Scearce, Satcher & Jung, P.A. Chamber Trustees Park Avenue Merchants Association members Please see FRAUD on page 7
Page 6 | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER Winter Parks recycling programs and participation lag far behind nearby cities, with some local cities recycling twice as much trash. Winter Park works to modernize trash TIM FREED Observer staff Please see RECYCLING on next page www.wpmobserver.com/subscribe EXPERIENCE FUN & FITNESS AT THE SAME TIME! WHETHER YOU WANT TO JUMP, TUMBLE, PLAY DODGEBALL OR HOST A PARTY,BOING!IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!Mon Fri 11:00 10:00 Sat 10:00 10:00 Sun 11:00 7:00407.542.7844 532 S. Econ Circle, Ste 120 Oviedo, FL 32765 www.boingjump.com PLAY DODGEBALL OR NEW SUMMER HOURS!! Residents can take the online survey by visiting cityofwinterpark.org/SAP. The survey runs until Mon day, June 30.
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Page 7 Rats leap to top of league standings Winter Park and ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. PriceBrokerMary Ann SteltenkampRealtor Sales Assoc.407.645.4321 Rose Isle $449,000 3 BR | 2 BA | 2,220 SF Baldwin Park $1,050,000 5 BR | 5.5 BA | 4,036 SF Baldwin Park $464,900 Baldwin Parks Only W ork/Live | 3,259 SF FREE ESTATE PLANNING WORKSHOPIs your estate headed for Probate Court? Or, do you have the proper legal documents in place to avoid Probate? Do you know that even if you have an up-to-date Will, it may still be subject to the Probate process? Do you have a current Power of Attorney? For Business? For Healthcare decisions? Learn how you can get your Estate Planning Documents written by highly specialized attorneys and save thousands of dollars on unnecessary court and legal costs, while at the same time eliminating the possible hardships on those you love. You are invited to a short, relaxed workshop where you can get all of the answers you need and more!Workshop Date: Wednesday, July 9th @ 9:30am RSVP @ 407-536-5321Gourmet Coffee & Refreshments will be served, and there will be drawings for Door Prizes*sponsored by First Financial Group rfntbfn JUNE SPECIAL START TODAY FOR $49 r rfrntffb tttt fnbb t ff nf ttt fn ftnnf ffn BEACH BODY CHALLENGE 6 WEEK PROGRAM RECYCLING | Organic waste collection could save environment C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Were looking at models from other cities where recycling has already taken a stronghold and really reduced the solid waste, Stenger said. FRAUD | Beware fake utility billers, and report suspicious calls 4th of July celebration Winter Park Farmers Market now offers organic and locally grown items City Hall closed C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 5
Page 8 | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Summer sizzles on in Winter Park Park Diamond Daw Winter Park Farmers Its summertime; Lets get outdoors www.wpmobserver.com/subscribe Run to TrackShack.com Special entry fee for active and retired military service personnel $2 OFF Use Discount Code WPO2014 www.lilylace.com Central Floridas most charming antique market makes it difcult to leave without a little something! Over 40 quality dealers in a truly welcoming atmosphere.Visit us todayand test your ability to resist temptation.www.lilylace.com Erika Spence Business in the Park Please see SUMMER on next page PHOTO COURTESY OF WINTER PARK CHAMBER Get active at the Watermelon 5K coming up on July 4.
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Page 9 tion Sherri Cappabianca, an expert in the eld of canine health and tness, is the author of two books on canine health, and the co-owner of Rockys Retreat Canine Health & Fitness Center, and Barking Dog Fitness, a Gym for Dogs, both located in Orlando. For more information, visit rockysretreat.com or barkingdogtness. com Knee injuries in dogs ADVERTORIAL SUMMER | Dont forget the Sidewalk Sale Politics in the Park C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE 853 South Orlando Ave.Just south of Fairbanks on Hwy. 17-92 (1 mi. east of I-4, Exit 87)Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 644-454715,000 sq. ft. featuring 140 dealersOPEN 7 DAYSMonSat 10 Sun 12No Magic Words ... Just good old antiques & vintage!Come see why customers LOVE our Mall!Visit us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Orange Tree Antiques Mall Orange Tree Antiques Mall July 4th Weekend Sale July 4-7 Sherri Cappabianca The Wet Nose Report 2826 Shader Rd. Orlando, FL 32808 You r Dogs Destination fo r All Things Healthy 407-295-3888 BarkingDogFitness.co m RockysRetreat.com A Gym for Dogs! $20 o your next p urchase Customized workouts Fitness Classes K9GetFit Boot Camp s TM Bo arding Dog Daycare W eight loss Aqu a therap y Canine massage Reiki Fitness and fun swims Fitness and fun swims Erika Spence is the senior director of marketing and communications at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. Brass band shines LOUIS RONEY Observer columnist
Page 10 | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Final week through June 29 Elton Johns AIDA Final week through June 30 Breakthrough Theatres Once On This Island Through Aug. 31 The Allure of Ancient Rome June 27 Summer family programs begin at the Morse Museum June 27 Despicable Me 2 at Lake Eola June 27 Wine dinner at Christners Prime Steak & Lobster dinner and and wine June 28 Priscilla Bagley channels Linda Ronstadts Victory Tour June 29 Classical guitar at Casa Feliz June 29 Comedian Artie Lange at Plaza Live July 1 Terry Olson hosts Charles Dickens Trivia Night And looking ahead Aug. 9 Taste of the Nation Orlando Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at email@example.com or 407-522-3906. KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater OBVIOUS CHILDA 2014 Florida Film Festival favorite returns to Enzian! Fri Sun 4PM, 6:30, 9PM Mon Thurs 6:30, 9PMFilmSlamSunday 1PMWednesday Night Pitcher Show: DEMOLITION MANFREE on the lawn! Wed 8PM or SunsetBallet on the Big Screen: SLEEPING BEAUTYFor discounted admission to all Ballet screenings, buy a Ballet Series Pass! Saturday, July 5th at 11AMNational Theatre Live: KING LEARDirected by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) For discounted admission to all 3 National Theatre Live screenings, buy a Season Pass! Sat 11AM SUMMER AT THE MORSE PRISCILLA BAGLEY DICKENS TRIVIA CHRISTNERS
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Page 11 Opinions Chris Jepson Perspectives Musings of a summer mind Jepson is a 27-year resident of Central Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.US Louis Roney Play On! As they say About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Letters to the editor Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Isaac Babcock at firstname.lastname@example.org King Features Weekly ServiceJune 23, 2014 EDITORIAL CARTOON
Page 12 | Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer WPMObserver.com WPMObserver.com SATURDAY 2-5 LUXURIOUS MEDITTERANEAN ESTATE 7731 Flemingwood Court, Sanford 4BD/5BA, 4,887SF. Dramatic entry foyer with 16 foot ceilings opens to the for mal living and dining rooms. High qual ity craftsmanship and finishes including hardwood and travertine floors through out, plantation shutters, dramatic col umns, and extensive crown molding and baseboards. Situated on a premium one acre, beautifully landscaped corner lot in gorgeous gated community with full time security guard. Must show drivers license to guard at gate. $1,000,000 OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12-3 CCO TOWNHOME 2007 Countryside Circle, Orlando 2BD/2.5BA, 1,692SF. Manicured courtyard entry, welcome foyer, fabulous great room with dining area and beautiful oversized window overlooking walled-in rear court yard. One car garage with side door and nice window enters into kitchen with clos et pantry and washer/dryer alcove. There are two master suites on the second floor each with private bath and nice closets. $209,900 SUNDAY 12-3 WINTER PARK FOREST 838 Appalachee Avenue, Winter Park 3BD/2BA, 1,676SF. Located on a quiet Or ange County cul-de-sac/dead end street. Corner lot provides extra side yard perfect for RV or boat storage! IMMACULATE split bedroom plan with updated kitchen & baths. Formal living & dining rooms plus kitchen opens to a spacious family room. Newly fenced yard & sparkling swimming pool! $295,000 BALDWIN PARK BEAUTY 2015 Meeting Place, Orlando 3BD/3.5BA, 2,320SF. Spectacular townhome with tremendous upgrades throughout! Antique-style hickory wood floors throughout the living areas. Gor geous kitchen with island breakfast bar, granite counters and ss appliances, in cluding 2 wine refrigerators and warming drawer. Spacious bedrooms each with custom closets. Great storage. Wonderful balcony and porch overlook Corrine Com mons Park. Two-car garage. NEW PRICE $459,000 SUNDAY 1-4 DOMMERICH HILLS 2307 Mohawk Trail, Maitland 4BR/2.5BA, 2,190SF. Screened-in pool with lanai and gas. Gorgeous customer open-concept kitchen with lacquered Euro-style cabinetry, Dacor stainless steel appliances (gas cooktop), granite counter tops, French country hammered-copper ceiling, and breakfast bar, which opens to the family room. Oversized laundry room with food pantry. $380,000 FANTASTIC FAMILY HOME 1385 Hibiscus Avenue, Winter Park 5BD/3BA, 3,079SF. Beautiful kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite Sunday, June 29th: 405 Lakewood Drive, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3 BA | 4,208 SF | $2,995,000 Exquisite, custom designed lakefront es tate on the Winter Park Chain of Lakes. Inspired by Anglo-Caribbean architec ture, this home combines indoor/outdoor living and inspires elegance beneath its cathedral ceilings and exposed trusses. Includes designer gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry and Carrara Marble counter tops, Travertine tile and Brazil ian Walnut floors throughout the home and exterior entertainment areas with an outdoor kitchen and fireplace. Profes sional landscaping, paved motor court, oversized 3-car garage, privacy gate, security system, pre-engineered el evator capabilities and original designer touches throughout. Hosted by: Christy Knox with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 2751 Meeting Place, Orlando, FL 32814 5 BR | 5.5 BA | 4,036 SF | $1,050,000 Fantastic five bedroom, five and onehalf bath, custom home in Baldwin Park! This home offers an executive interior and boasts more than 4,000 SF of liv ing space with a superb outdoor living area complete with fireplace, pool and spa. Foyer entry with high ceilings and chandelier lead guests into the homes formal living and dining rooms, where high ceilings, oversized windows, and a gas fireplace invoke a warm and invit ing ambience. Off the dining room is the kitchen with an oversized island, subzero appliances, gas range, and built-in oven and microwave. A separate break fast room is bright and provides views of the outdoor living area. Downstairs master suite has a very impressive, custom shelving walk-in closet. Master bath is a retreat in and of itself with two granite vanities, jetted tub, and separate walk-in shower. Each secondary bed room comes complete with their own at tached bath and generous closet space. Upstairs bonus room could be used as a fifth bedroom or serve as theater/media room, game room, or any other number of possibilities. Enjoy views of the park and gardens from your front porch and take advantage of Baldwin Parks ameni ties and downtown center with boutique shops and fabulous dining. Hosted by: Amanda Geller with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1206 Park North Court, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,853 SF | $1,050,000 Absolutely stunning home in Park North, just blocks from Park Avenue shops and dining! This gorgeous four bedroom, three and one-half bath home, features over 3,800 square feet of living space, including formal living and dining rooms, large eat-in kitchen, and illuminating sunroom. Tile flooring throughout home provides seamless transition from room to room. Kitchen is spacious with light cabinetry and custom granite counter tops. Great room off the kitchen has a lovely Spanish style, wood burning fire place, and French doors that lead into OBSERVER Open Houses THE MARKE T PLA C E King Features Weekly ServiceJune 23, 2014 King Features Weekly ServiceJune 23, 2014 the sunroom complete with a full bath, wet bar, and sparkling views of the pool. Master bedroom gives new meaning to the word retreat. Enter the master suite through the sitting area and find yourself in an expansive enclave of luxury and serenity. Master bath is luxurious with its highly appointed fixtures; walk-in shower, spa tub, his and her vanities, and vaulted ceilings. French doors off the master bath provide access to a great bonus space that could be used as an office or workout room, with views once again of the pool. Three oversized guest bedrooms, each with generous closet space, and a third full bath complete the interior living areas. Home sits on an oversized, corner lot with tons of green space, shaded by mature landscaping and majestic oaks. Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1150 Kenwood Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 3 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,557 SF | $579,900 Winter Park Showplace Cottage Home. Walk to Winter Park Avenue. Open floor plan. All wood floors downstairs. Many built-ins in master and den/television room. Fenced in backyard (room to add small pool according to the City of Winter Park). Surrounded by larger more expan sive homes! Upgraded landscaping. New flooring, cabinets, granite counters in bathrooms. Oversized master bedroom, nice sitting area on upstairs landing. Priced at recent appraisal by Tim Burns. A real decorators showplace. Truly a Must-See home. Hosted by: Patrick Higgins with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 302 Burleigh Court, Winter Springs, FL 32708 5 BR | 4 BA | 3,353 SF | $625,000 Stunning custom built home tucked into the desirable, gated Wicklow Greens Tuscawilla Country Club community. This home welcomes you with a court yard style front yard and leads you in to an escape of luxury as you walk through the front door. You immediately see the view of the pool which flows in to a backdrop of the spring fed pond. This inviting home features five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and an open living and kitchen area. As you look around you notice the gleaming hardwood floors throughout and architectural details which include custom built-ins, soaring ceilings, and dynamic arches. The im maculate kitchen includes granite coun tertops, an island workspace, stainless steel appliances, and a gas stove. Other highlights include a 3 car garage, cus tom Closet Masters closets, and a gas granite fireplace. Perfect for entertaining guests! Four out of the five bedrooms, including the master, are on the bottom floor. Once you walk upstairs you disap pear in the expansive bonus room with a private bedroom and bathroom perfect for your guests getaway. This beauti ful home is gorgeous during the day but even more elusive at night. It is an allaround must see! Hosted by: Kelly & Liz with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 537 N. Phelps Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 3 BR | 3 BA | 2,153 SF | $444,000 Stunning home located in one of Winter Parks most desirable neighborhoods! Completely renovated, this captivat ing, traditional style home features three bedrooms, three full baths and an open living and dining area filled with natural light. Character and charm flow throughout the home with meticulously maintained, original hardwood floors. An updated kitchen, featuring solid wood cabinets, granite countertops and a GE appliance package bring a modern touch to the homes interior. Master suite is generous in size and offers an en suite with oversized soaking tub, separate shower and walk-in closet with cus tom built-ins. French doors lead to the open patio and allow for a relaxing en vironment, overlooking the profession ally landscaped backyard. Located in the heart of Winter Park, among the mature oak trees, and within walking distance to A rated schools, do not miss the oppor tunity to lives just minutes from Winter Parks celebrated Park Avenue and call this residence your home! 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Deeded access to Win ter park Chain of Lakes.$799,000 DOMMERICH ESTATES 1610 Chippewa Trail, Maitland 4BD/3BA, 3,894SF. Wonderfully unique 3-story pool home in Dommerich Estates. Large and open kitchen is complete with generous center island, built-in desk and eat-in area. Second floor master suite boasts 9ft ceilings, fireplace and Jacuzzi tub. Covered brick paver patio overlooking the screened salt pool and patio make for the perfect outside escape. Deeded ac cess to Lake Minnehaha and an easy walk to Maitland Community Park. $699,000 DOMMERICH ESTATES 4BD/2BA, 2,020SF. Warm and inviting pool home in highly desirable Domm erich Estates. Kitchen features granite counters, newer appliances and sitting area complete with fireplace. Fabulous office directly off of the family room with sliding French doors. Home boasts gener ous storage throughout. Backyard retreat features pool, patio and plenty of green luscious grass. $409,000 DOMMERICH ESTATES 4BD/3BA, 2,300SF. Wonderful fam ily home in desirable Dommerich Estates. Large corner lot (125x95) provides plenty of room to expand. Kitchen is open and bright with dinette area that opens to family room. Deeded access to Chain of Lakes. $379,000 SUNDAY 2-5 HEART OF ORWIN MANOR 831 Wilkinson Street, Orlando 4BD/3BA, 2,772SF. Formal Living room with fireplace opens to formal dining room. Large eat in kitchen with white cabinets, built in desk and oak floors and lots of stor age space! Three spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths downstairs, oak floors, crown moldings and lots of closets. Upstairs is a private master suite with loft, double walkin closets and full bath. Back yard with oversized pool and big yard. $435,000 SUNDAY 2-5 NEW CONSTRUCTION IN WP 1840 Bryan Avenue, Winter Park 4BD/3.5BA, 3,461SF. Vaulted ceilings in entry and family room add to the light bright feeling of home. 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