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WPMOBSERVER.COM 1 9 8 9 2 0 1 4 25 YEARS USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 5. VISIT WPMOBSERVER.COM SUBSCRIBE NOW! KNIGHTS JUMP INTO TOP 25 SPORTS, 11 Pedal and poker? The unusual charity event that combines exercise and gambling. LIFESTYLES, 9 Hacking your home Is your smart home vulnerable? HOME MAGNIFIER, 13 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 5 CALENDAR .................... 5 LIFESTYLES .................... 9 CULTURE ..................... 17 HOME MAGNIFIER .............. 13 CULTURE ..................... 17 OPINIONS .................... 20 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 22 Two weeks after Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker admitted to violating the City Charter by directing city staffers without proper approval, he was singing a different tune on Mon day, taking back his confession and saying he now has a clear conscience assuring the public hes done nothing wrong. Schieferdecker said he had originally mistakenly assumed that he unknowingly violated the Charter by directing a cityhired consultant to help him of downtown redevelopment on the city. But he said, after fur ther review of the City Charter after his confession at the Aug. 25 Council meeting, he realized his conscience was clear because the Charter only prohibits City ence over city staffers that fall under the jurisdiction of the city manager, which does not include consultants. My intentions were always honorable, Schieferdecker said at the Sept. 8 Council meeting. My conscience is clear with this, very clear. Since word of the mayors alleged misbehavior surfaced in early August, some residents started calling for Schieferdeck ers resignation while others en couraged the Council to use the incident as a teaching moment and move on. Resident and former Coun cilman Jeff Flowers asked the Council to do the right thing and focus on what he said is really important to the city of Maitland: Mayor backtracks on violation confession SARAH WILSON Observer staff Please see MAYOR on page 2 An attempt to place the Win ter Park Wedding Chapel on the citys historic register fell short last month after it was deemed not historic due to recent renova tions intended to help save it. The Winter Park Historic Preservation Board determined during its meeting on Aug. 13 that the chapels new brick court had left the building unrecogniz able. Board members shot down the citys proposal for the cha pels historic designation by a vote of 5-2. You want future generations to be able to tell what is new and what is old, and you cant do that with this anymore, board chair man Randall Glidden said. Its a nice old building, but the reno vations have reduced the historic fabric and historic nature of the building. The recent renovations came as a by-product of an unexpected moving project last December. The chapel originally sat along West New England Avenue, but new development planned along that road led to the structure be Historic struggle TIM FREED Observer staff Please see REJECTED on page 4 Theres something wild lurk ing in Winter Park. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission took action last month after receiving multiple calls about coyote sight ings, posting a warning to keep on the lookout for the wild ani mals. A sign placed outside the Pub lix on Aloma Avenue two weeks ago reads coyotes in area, warning residents not to leave food or pets outside at night. Weve had several calls from people looking for information on coyotes, said Florida Fish and Wildlife spokesman Greg Workman. Some of them have said theres coyotes in the area. Others say their cats are missing and such. That was the case for Win ter Park resident Marguerite Dykes, who told WESH 2 News PHOTO COURTESY OF SXC.HU Coyotes have started hunting pets in Winter Park, causing alarm among some residents. Coyotes nearing Park Avenue Florida Fish and Wildlife posts urban coyote warning TIM FREED Observer staff Please see COYOTES on page 2 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC rfntbnbbbt35 years in Winter Parkrfntb bfnfbfnnfnfnfn fnConsulting Services 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 Wedding chapel passed over for historic designation PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker, right, now says he has a clear conscience about a controversy that hes called a misunderstanding, and has others calling for his job.
Page 2 | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer MAYOR | Hoping to get past scandal, mayor retracts statement COYOTES | In Winter Park, College Park getting the deals for downtown redevelopment done. This is not the issue thats burning in the hearts of Maitland residents We need to get the city moving forward, Flowers said. At the Sept. 8 meeting, Schief erdecker made no mention of plans to resign, and the City Council took no steps toward making him do so. Resident Dale McDonald said get out of jail free card in this case by poking a loophole in the Charter language, the city still needs to work through ongoing issues with the citys leadership and balance of power. Councilwoman Joy Goff-Marcil offered those criticizing the mayor an alternative solution available to them six months from now. We have an elec tion in about six months, she said. If you dont like what the mayors doing, you can take care of it then. Before then, on Sept. 24, the Council will host a workshop with City Manager Jim Williams and the City Attorney Cliff Shepard to go over proper del egating procedures Charter. that three of her cats have been snatched up by coyotes outside her home on Palmer Avenue. The cats are just dwindling, because theyre their food, Dykes told WESH 2 News. [Coy otes] have no enemies here. Winter Park may not be a place residents would expect to see coyotes, but they can live al most anywhere, Workman said. There are small enough wooded corri dors for them to survive, Work man said. Thats all they need. Even some of the drainage ditch es for water control are enough to harbor them. They could be just about any where. Theyre very adaptable to urban living. The sightings of coyotes in Winter Park came as a surprise to Mayor Ken Bradley, born and raised in the city. I guess it speaks for the envi ronment that we live in, that we can still have wild animals around us, Bradley said. I never heard about coyotes [growing up]. I did hear from time to time not nec essarily in the urban setting, more in the suburban or rural parts of Central Florida about a Florida panther occasionally or a bear oc casionally. I dont know whats driv ing coyotes into, what I would consider, a very urban setting. Signs have also been posted in nearby College Park, where more residents have contacted FWC about pets being attacked, Workman said. Residents should avoid leav ing dog food and cat food outside as well, he said, adding that rotten fruit near fruit trees could also at tract coyotes. Multiple food sources and in creased development in Central Florida would likely explain the recent coyote sightings, but Work man said Florida Fish and Wild life doesnt know for sure. Theyve been around for years, he said. Its just that certain areas are getting a lot more now, whether theyre be ing forced out of the areas where they were or the numbers may be increasing. We dont know what factors are making them come out more. Workman said that Florida Fish and Wildlife will continue to monitor the area and will take ac tion if the situation becomes dan gerous. C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN! For locations, directions & details about events, visitwphf.org/activeagingSeptember 21: Focus on Foot HealthSeptember 22: Lets Walk!September 23: Learn How to Prevent FallsSeptember 24: Bone Health & OsteoporosisSeptember 25: Intergenerational ActivitiesSeptember 26: Be Brain HealthySeptember 27: Celebrate Active Aging! Organized and promoted by Celebrate Active Aging Week September 21-27, 2014 They could be just about anywhere. Theyre very adaptable to urban living. PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker now says that he did not secretly attempt to inuence city staff.
PINKOUTWINTER PARKBeneting the Winter Park Memorial Hospital Mammography Scholarship Fund. Saturday, September 27, 2014 6:30 to 8:30 pm Central Park on Park Avenue, Winter Park Free Pink Out t-shirt for all record-attempting attendees Glow-in-the-dark attire encouraged Pink Out prizes for the most creative glow-in-the-dark outts Glow-in-the-dark accessories and Pink Out Flamingos available for purchase Free glow-in-the-dark pink bracelets and necklaces for the rst 1,000 people to registerThis is a FREE, family-friendly event. For more information, to register or volunteer, visit PinkOutWinterPark.com. Pink Out the Night. Set a world record. Provide life-saving mammograms.Show your support for breast cancer awareness and take a stand against breast cancer as we illuminate Park Avenue in BRIGHT pink! Join us to kick off Pink Out Winter Park 2014 by reclaiming a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS achievement for the most number of people standing on one leg like a amingo. Be there as Park Avenue is lit aglow with a dazzling array of pink lights to increase breast health awareness and raise funds for women who cannot afford a mammogram.Get a Leg Up on Breast Cancer
ing threatened with destruction, and being moved to its current lo cation at the corner of New York and Lyman avenues. Property owner Dan Bellows Neighborhoods, Inc. took on the project to move the building, pro posing and adding the new ame nities as well. I was kind of shocked to see all the changes, Glidden said. Theyve turned this into a pseu do-entry icon in the Hannibal Square area. But board member Phil Wood said he disagreed, and that the building still holds great histori cal value. lent, and it is an asset to the city of Winter Park, said Wood, who cast one of two votes in favor of the chapels historic designation. If [the building] doesnt qualify for historic designation now, it will in the future. It adds good character and has a tremendous history to it. Constructed in 1935, the build ing housed the Grant Chapel Methodist Church in 1943, led by Rev. E.J. Sheppard. The congrega tion resided in the building all the way up until the 1990s when it outgrew the building and moved elsewhere. Designating the chapel would allow the city to have more of a say in what happens to the build ing moving forward, Planning and Community Development Director Dori Stone said. If you do not designate this building, it will become a com mercial structure and [the prop erty owner] can do with it what he wants, Stone said. If you do designate it, you have some con trol over it. Winter Park residents Steven and Suzanne Graffham have run their wedding business out of the charming chapel since 2009. A historic designation would have provided a sense of security not only for the building, but for the couples wedding company. Were a little shocked and dis appointed, Suzanne said. We dont want to dwell on it. Suzanne said that she and her husband are still grateful for the new additions to the chapel. 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This year over 400 arts and crafts vendors will be selling items that are perfect for gifts or Christmas presents. Visit the Food Court and Entertainment area behind the school where chil dren can make their own snow cones in the Kids Area. There will be food vendors and the whole family can relax under the covered pavilion enjoying the music which will range from jazz to rock and roll. Be sure to stop by the Country Store Caf where homemade baked goods and singleserving items such as a slice of pie or cake can be purchased. The clubs famous Bean Soup will be available and this year the club will offer the ingredients in decorated mason jars that can be used as Christmas presents. Great Day in the Country 2014 will mark the 20th year of the Student Art Fest with work from art students in our local schools. The art will be on display and awards of $2,200 will be pre sented during Opening Ceremonies at 10 am. Great Day in the Country Arts and Crafts Festival is the clubs major fundraiser. Over the past decade, the club has awarded over $545,000 for scholarships, school grants and chari table organizations. Last year over 60,000 attended this event. Admission is free. Parking at Oviedo High School is free and a shuttle bus will take people to and from the school. For more information visit our website at www.GreatDayOviedo.org or contact GreatDayInformation@gmail.com. Country Store and Country Store Caf Sponsor Main Stage Sponsor Bean Soup Sponsor Title Sponsor PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER The nearly 80-year-old church was too extensively modied to be historic, says board. REJECTED | Church no longer historic C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Page 5 Calendar Master of nance James Hasley, managing partner of Elite Financial Partners in Maitland, recently earned a Master of Science degree in Fi nancial Services degree from The Ameri can College in Bryn Mawr, Penn. Rollins seeks lady businesses Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship at Rollins College is seeking applications for women-owned businesses to participate in a yearlong ATHENA PowerLink Program, designed to increase the growth and prof itability of their businesses. Each advisory panel is hand selected based on the needs of the woman business owner. For more information, visit athenaorlando.com or contact Joshua Snyder at 407-646-2446. SEPT. 11 Come out to enjoy this months Popcorn Flick in the Park, Napoleon Dynamite, starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Central Park Main Stage in Winter Park. Bring a blanket, a picnic, some family and friends, and enjoy free popcorn. For more information, call 407-629-0054. Get some exercise and have fun at the Rock N Run 5K starting at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Lake Concord Park, located at 95 Triplet Lake Drive in Cassel berry. The Healthy 100 Kids Run starts at 8:45 a.m. and the award ceremony starts at 9 a.m. For more information, call 407896-1160. SEPT. 14 An art reception for Chip Weston will be held at the University Club of Winter Park starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14. The event features live music from the Gazebros Band. For more information, call 407-629-2125. SEPT. 16 The Parks & Recreation Department and Winter Park Country Club 100th Anni versary Committee invites the community Community Bulletin Thursday, Sept. 11, 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 email@example.com DESIGNER Tom Miller 407.563.7032 TMiller@TurnstileMediaGroup.com STAFF WRITERS Brittni Larson Allison Olcsvay 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. 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Spend the evening on a unique wine walk and stroll to your favorite Park Avenue area shops and restaurants. Discover new merchants, check out the latest fashions, gift ideas and seasonal menu items, and enjoy wine and hors doeuvres along the way. Cost is $25. For more information, call 407-644-8281. SEPT. 20 The city of Winter Park will host a free Sustainability Program Workshop Se ries on sustainable foods from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20. Spots must be Nov. 8 Great Day expands Thought Oviedos biggest festival was already full of things to do? Think again, because Great Day in the Country is expanding. The fall festival thats in its 41st year is taking over even more of the area comprising Lawton Elementary School, the Lawton House and Friendship Park, stretching all the way south to the forest, and east to Graham Avenue. The expan sion adds nearly 50 percent more space to the already expansive festival. What does that mean for where to nd what youre looking for? The food court and entertainment main stage are mov ing south of the school in a eld that will reach west into an expanded kids area. All of that will be easy to see from the schools west entrance at Lake Jessup Avenue. An Art Fest and Hospitality area will take over buildings on the east side of the school. That stretching of the event will open things up for 350 exhibitors from across the country to descend upon Great Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8. With more than 60,000 estimated at tendees at last years event, another re cord is expected this year. Country Store and Country Store Cafe Also new this year is the Country Store Caf located near the Lawton House. At the Country Store, sponsored by Citizens Bank of Florida, you will nd items for sale that were baked with love by our members. In addition to beautiful cakes, there will be breads, pies and cookies. For the rst time this year, the Country Store ladies will offer single serving items so you can enjoy a goodie with a cup of coffee or other drink, while relax ing at one of the picnic tables located under the shade of a huge oak tree. While visiting our Country Store Caf, please stop by the Community Ser vice booths to see other organizations and learn about what they offer the community. reserved. For more information, contact email@example.com or call 407-599-3364. The Winter Park Police Dapartment will be hosting a free S.A.F.E. ( Self-defense Awareness and Familiarization Ex change) class for teenage and adult wom en from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 20. Contact 407-599-3664 for information. To register visit wppd.org/community/safe. asp
Page 6 | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER Sept. 8 City Commission meeting highlights If you were unable to watch or attend the City Commission meet ing held Sept. 8 in City Hall Com mission Chambers, below are a few highlights of decisions made at the meeting: Mayors Report cal Association provided a fund ing report and showcased their Whistles in the Distance video. Rail Art in Transit was recognized for her Tree Whisperers installa tion. Course Task Force were nominat ed and approved. the Utilities Advisory Board was approved. Non-Action Items Citywide Connectivity Plan was presented and accepted. sented a new feature on the city website that allows city residents to log on and see when their street is scheduled for electric overhead lines to be underground. This new feature can be found by visiting cityofwinterpark.org > Depart ments > Electric Utility > Electric Underground Map. establishing a Market Business Purpose Area at the Winter Park Farmers Market agenda item was moved from the public hearings section to non-action items for discussion only and no action was taken on this ordinance as pre sented. A different ordinance will be prepared for the Commissions consideration at a future date. Consent Agenda tion. (for a complete listing, visit cityof winterpark.org/ccpackets). citys Debt Management Policy was approved. health and/or dental insurance as the same premium level as fulltime employees as a separate class was denied. Public Hearings nance vacating and abandoning the easement located at 1870 Lau rel Road was approved. nance amending Section 62-77, Loitering-Generally was ap proved. Budget Public Hearings adopting the millage rate was ap proved. nual budget was approved with an amendment. A full copy of the Sept. 8 City Commission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark. org the week of Sept. 22, pend ing approval by the City Com mission. Remember, if you are unable to attend the City Com mission meetings, you can watch them live, gavel-to-gavel as they happen. During the meeting, simply log on to cityofwinter park.org/cclive to easily stay 100 year anniversary kick off for WP Country Club The Parks & Recreation Depart ment and Winter Park Country Club 100th Anniversary Commit tee invite the community to the kick-off event for its Centennial Celebration of the Country Club Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 7 to 9 a.m. The yearlong celebration will be gin with the unveiling of a cen tennial clock, which has been gra ciously donated by the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation. The event, which will include remarks from Mayor Ken Bradley, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner, First Tee Director Thomas J. Law rence, and local patrons of the course, will be broadcast live by the Golf Channel on their Morn ing Drive show. At 10:30 a.m., following the Morning Drive live broadcast, Secretary Detzner will announce the Florida Historic Golf Trail Program, presented by the Florida Department of State, with WPCC as the featured course. Limited event parking will be available, and a bike valet will be available from 7 to 11 a.m. just northeast of the clubhouse at Web ster and Old England avenues. The city has launched a WPCC Centennial button on the home cityofwinterpark.org. This will highlight all of the Centennial Cel ebration events, as well as provide historic resources and pertinent information associated with this milestone. For more information regard ing the Florida Historic Golf Trail, com Say good morning to sustainability at breakfast Good Morning Winter Park is the popular monthly breakfast gathering where Chamber mem bers, residents, and community leaders converge. Each month at tracts a key speaker to provide a new perspective on an important community issue. On Friday, Sept. 12, beginning at 7:45 a.m. with net working and 8:15 for the program, Kris Stenger, assistant director of Building, Permitting and Sustain ability, and Abby Gulden, Sustain ability and Permitting coordinator, will discuss City of Winter Park Sustainability Program: Creating a Healthier, More Beautiful Place to Live, Work and Play. Attendees will: proposed Sustainability Action Plan and why it was created asked questions and network with city sustainability staff Good Morning Winter Park is free, open to the public, includes a complimentary continental break fast and is held at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. For more information, please call 407-644-8281. Hazardous waste disposal On Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to noon the city in partner ship with Waste Pro for house hold hazardous waste and A1 Assets Inc. for e-waste, will be of fering free waste disposal for all city residents at the Public Works Compound located at 1409 How ell Branch Rd. directly behind Fire Station 64. The following items will be accepted: fertilizers and pesticides, antifreeze, propane tanks, paint thinners, wet latex paint (dry latex paint is not haz ardous waste and can go in trash), oil based paint (can be wet or dry), non-alkaline batteries (regular al kaline batteries can go in trash), gasoline, used engine oil, pool chemicals, household chemicals, tires (maximum of four), used mo tor oil, and e-waste (computers, televisions, VCRs, DVD players, FAX machines, CD players and stereos). For more information, please call 407-599-3364. on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, watch us on Vimeo. Celebrate 100 years
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Page 8 | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer September is Fall Prevention Month According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, an older adult receives emer gency treatment due to a fall ev ery 18 seconds. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that medical costs associ tion, was $30 billion in 2010. The fallout from falls can range from hip fractures and head traumas to early death. Similarly, the Florida Department of Health has reported that fall ing is the leading cause of injury-related death in 2011 among Florida residents older than age 65. In 2011, the Maitland Fire-Rescue Depart ment established a Falls Prevention program fo cusing on senior-citizen safety after a call analy that Fire-Rescue was responding to a large percentage of calls for injuries from falls. The fall preven tion program is aimed at reducing the risk of falls to senior citizens. Senior citizens can contact the Maitland Fire-Rescue Department to request a home assessment. ers identify potential issues that could possibly contribute to a fall customized recommendations to improve safety and health of se nior citizens, such as home modi programs. This process helps empower senior citizens to make the right decisions for their home and gain more independence. To schedule an assessment, please contact Chase Rozell at 407-539-6227. On Tuesday, Sept. 23, the Maitland FireRescue Department will host a fall preven tion seminar for seniors at the Maitland Senior Center at 345 S. Mait land Ave. from 1 to 3 p.m. Seniors will learn strategies to prevent life threatening falls, and what the department is doing to assist in fall prevention. A light snack will be provided. Free CPR class offered in October The Maitland Fire Rescue De partment will offer a free class on adult, child and infant CPR, AED training and choking emergencies. The class will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Maitland City Hall, 1776 Independence Lane. To register, call 407-539-6226 or email MaitlandFD@gmail.com. Children ages 12 and older only are invited to participate. The next class will be offered in the spring of 2015. Maitland Farmers Market The Maitland Farmers Market is open Sunday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Quinn Strong Park at 345 S. Maitland Ave. The market returns to Lake Lily at 701 Lake Lily Drive on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. PHOTO COURTESY OF SXC.HU Injury-causing falls happen to Americans every 18 seconds. I I I I I I Sign up for Track Shack e-news at our website to receive store, event and training information! Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Learn to stay out of the hospital with this class for our Grand Opening!rfnr tb 20% of sales will be donated to Pink Out, raising funds for the Winter Park Memorial Hospital Mammography Scholarship Fundtb First 50 with purchase win free bundtlets for a year (one per month for 12 months) r A sampling of our most popular flavors, plus enter to win Free Bundt Cakes for a Year! nothingbundtcakes.comfnr t *Limit one offer per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours before 10/11/14. No cash value. Orange Tree Antiques Mall Orange Tree Antiques Mall853 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 12Visit us on Facebook. No Magic Words ... Just good old antiques & vintage!Come see why customers LOVE OUR MALL!
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Page 9 Cyclists all over town are pre paring their poker faces for this years upcoming Pedal & Poker for Charity event on Sept. 13. Actual poker skills arent re quired, and you dont have to be a Tour de France caliber cyclist to participate. All you need is a bike, a skate board, jogging shoes, or perhaps a motorized bev erage cooler to get you from one stop to the next. If youre not your best on two wheels, espe cially after a drink or two, hitch ing a ride with Uber is also ac ceptable. The second annual Pedal and Poker for Charity event will start at noon on Saturday, Sept. 13, at The Hammered Lamb on North Orange Avenue just south of Winter Park. There, participants will check cards that will make up their hand. Then riders will head off to the next stop, Saddle Up, to pick up another card. The day progresses thusly un til the course brings riders back to The Hammered Lamb to see who turns up with the best hand The top 10 best hands will take home prizes including vacation stays in Mexico, Miami, spa treat ments, jewelry and more. Twenty percent of the pro Humanity of Greater Orlando. We were very pleased to see how last years event turned out, said Jennifer Gallagher, di rector of community outreach for Habitat for Hu manity. We are looking forward to seeing it grow this year. At the event Habitat will have volunteers on hand to discuss their mission and how the com munity can help, either through donations or becoming volun teers themselves. serious cause, raising money is half the fun, said the events or ganizer Heissam Jebailey. This year we lowered the price to make it more affordable for everyone to participate and weve added contests to up the competitive spirit, he said. There will be prizes awarded sweeten the deal, teams of four can register for the price of three. And its time to get creative because there will also be a prize for the best-looking bike. This is not your typical bar crawl, Jebailey said. Not only will you have way more fun, we are helping out a great cause in Habitat for Humanity. Its through partnerships like these that we exist, Gallagher said. We are hoping this will become a long-standing partner ship in the years to come. Cards arent just for bicycle spokes anymore This unusual charity event puts poker and bicycling together ALLISON OLCSVAY Observer staff Please see POKER on page 10 Lifestyles rfntrtbtb Sept. 18 | 5 8 p.m. | Park AvenueExperience the charm of Park Avenue on a fun fall evening and enjoy wine samples and hors doeuvres at more than 20 local merchants along the way. Winter Park Sip, Shop & Stroll$25 | ExperienceParkAvenue.com | 407-644-8281 Florida Distributing Company AReyes Holdings Company A DIVISION OF VS MEDIA GROUP, INC. TOP PHOTO COURTESY OF SXC.HU, SIDE PHOTO COURTESY OF PEDALS AND POKER FOR CHARITY Bikes arent necessary for this event, and wilder ideas are encouraged en route to winning prizes for charity.
Page 10 | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer POKER | Tickets include a drink, but bring your own bicycle Tickets for the event are $15 in advance and $20 the day of. Tick ets include one free drink at any venue and discounts for food and drinks at all stops along the way. Participants are sure to en counter some interesting charac ters like Cooler Bill who rides his motorized UCF themed cooler all around downtown Orlando. Cooler Bill, aka Bill Herbs, built the custom cooler ride him self which doubles as his motor ized wheelchair when his chronic back problems make walking dif His extreme wheelchair comes equipped with all terrain wheels, a misting system, supercharged sound system, sirens, back up alerts, led lights and a built in WiFi linked to a cellphone app his son designed to keep track of the battery and performance levels. Peoples reactions when I roll up on this thing are great, Herbs said. I use it almost everyday to get around town. Regardless of how you choose to get there, by bike, scooter, or taxi, the Pedal and Poker event promises to be a good time for a good cause. Just be careful how you choose to get home. C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Information www..org www.rrfMEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND MOST COMMERCIAL INSURANCES ACCEPTED 5019096 We come to you! Available 24/7 Medications, equipment and supplies provided A dedicated team of Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains, Home Health Aides and Volunteers assigned to your care Cornerstones care is covered 100% by Medicare and Medicaid. Regardless of payer source Cornerstone is here to help. HUGE ORCHID AUCTIONWHENSATURDAY September 20, 2014 9 AM TILL PLANTS ARE SOLD (~3pm) WHERE WHAT ELSE DOOR PRIZES, RAFFLE ITEMS, REFESHMENTS BY WHOM For more information (407) 333-0998 PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Flamenco guitarist Luis Garcia got Music at the Casa attendees up and dancing at Casa Feliz on Aug. 31. Music at the Casa Music at the Casa
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Page 11 The UCF Knights may not have played on the gridiron last weekend, but they did something no other team in the American Athletic Conference did: get ranked. The Sagarin ranking system, created by statistician Jeff Sagarin and frequently displayed along side the longer-lived AP Top 25 poll and USA Today College Coaches poll, ranks teams based on a combination of computer formulas, rather than subjective evaluation. Based on strength of schedule, likelihood of winning at home and on the road, coupled with various other factors, the Knights are ranked No. 22 for this week. That ranking puts them higher than any Division 1 football team in the nation thats currently 0-1. The Knights lost to an un ranked Penn State 26-24 on Aug. as the clock expired. Penn State is ranked No. 31 in the Sagarin rankings. Incidentally, the University of South Florida is ranked No. 100. But in the two largest polls, the AP and USA Today, the Knights havent been in the top 25 since ful season in team history with a 12-1 record and a dominating upset of Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl. Last week the Knights took a bye as the rest of the NCAA pushed into week two of its sea son. Theyll be traveling to Mis souri (ranked No. 32 in the Saga rin ranking) for a noon kickoff on Saturday. The Tigers, who emerged as a surprising juggernaut in the SEC last season, played a light sched this season, bowling over South Dakota State 38-18 Aug. 30, and cruising by Toledo on Sept. 6 by a 49-24 score. In the Toledo game Mizzou amassed 502 total yards, at one point scoring four unanswered touchdowns in one and a half quarters of playing time. Second year quarterback Maty Mauk, starter, threw for 325 yards and picked up another 36 on his feet. Mauk has more touchdown pass es, at eight, than any quarterback in the Football Bowl Subdivision, NCAA footballs highest level. But it wasnt all about Mis souri; the Tigers allowed Toledo, one of only four teams to lose to a struggling Florida Gators team last year, to amass 410 yards, in cluding 148 rushing yards by run ning back Kareem Hunt alone. Theres still no word on whether UCF will ning back, William Stanback, against Mis souri. Without him against Penn State the Knights only rushed for 24 yards, gaining almost all of their yards in the air courtesy of backup quarterback Justin Holman. This week, Head Coach George OLeary an nounced that Holman a Knights uniform, re placing freshman Pete DiNovio in the starting spot against Missouri. WINEDINE rd Annual 3rfntbbbwinterparkannual.com | f a c ebook. c o m / winterparkannual | 321-396-7790 r C M Y CM MY CY CMY K wpa_w&d2014_8X5_print_ad_final.pdf 1 9/3/14 9:47 AM In celebration of Active Aging Week (sponsored by the International Council on Active Aging) and in collaboration with the Winter Park Health Foundation, Rollins College and Volunteers for Community Impact The Mayower Retirement Community is issuing a call for local artists to participate in a juried senior art show. A Merit Award of $100 will be awarded in each category, and an overall Best of Show award of $200 will also be presented.Qualications include: Artists must be at least 55 years of age You may submit up to 5 original entries in any of the following categories: Paintings watercolor, oil, acrylic 3-D mixed media (wood, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, basket-weaving, needlework, clay) Photography Artwork must have been completed within the last 3 years Deadline for entries: September 5, 2014 To register, go to www.themayower.com/artshow, or pick up a form at the front desk in The Mayower lobby. For additional information, contact Janelle Renda at 407-672-1620 ext. 1165.8 8 1 4 1 P R AD WPO 8/2014www.themayower.com 1620 Mayf lower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 Wi nt e r Pa r k' s Di s t i nc t i ve Re t i r e me nt Co mmu ni t y Sports ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER UCF has a new starting quarterback in Justin Holman, who will lead the Knights against Missouri. Knights leap into top 25 ranking ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff
Page 12 | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer When a would-be game-win ning drive ground to a halt with the goal line only a leap away, the Wildcats had two choices: go all-or-nothing, or trust kicker Chris Saunier to lift it through the uprights. The result: for the sec ond straight week the Wildcats squeaked through with a win, edging the East River Falcons. Though the game-winning kick was from 20 yards out where college or NFL kickers tend to almost never miss its still a gamble at the high school level. But Saunier was already threefor-three at that point in the game on PATs, so head coach Tim Shif The kick gave the Wildcats an other wild single-score margin of victory in their two games played this season so far. Before the kick made it 24-21, the Wildcats had a nail-biter on their hands against an unfavored East River squad that had allowed three unan swered scores before mounting a fourth-quarter comeback. Last week the Wildcats only won when, as Lake Nona was driving toward the end zone in nerback Ronnie Fountain picked off a pass and took it back for the go-ahead touchdown to win by six points. Now the Wildcats are staring at three road games in a row starting with a 7:30 p.m. at Ocoee this Fri day. The Knights have struggled so far this season, on the losing end of two blowouts decided by a combined 69-0 scoring gap. rfntbfn SEPTEMBER SPECIAL START TODAY FOR $49 r rfrntffb tttt fnbb t ff nf ttt fn ftnnf ffn BEACH BODY CHALLENGE 6 WEEK PROGRAM Life is easier with Home Care Services Achieve greater independence, improve your quality of life and prevent rehospitalization with our Home Care Team. We provide Call Today for more information or schedule your services (407) 691-8206FloridaHospitalHomeCare.comAgency License #20382096 Gift Certicates available for family and friends Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e SAVE $4! DISCOUNT TICKETS AT WALGREENSwww.SouthernWomensShow.comOctober 9-12Orange County Convention Center North Concourse, Hall BThursday 10am-7pm Friday 10am-7pm Saturday 10am-7pm Sunday 10am-5pm800.849.0248 A Southern Shows Inc. Production Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e Wildcats edge out East River ISAAB BABCOCK Observer staff PHOTOS BY MEGAN ELLIOTT THE OBSERVER Artists and artisans took over Baldwin Parks Village Center showing their wares on Friday, Sept. 5, at the communitys monthly First Friday Festival & Art Stroll. Baldwin Park First Friday
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Page 13 FANTASTIC WINTER PARK HOME RENOVATED DOMMERICH ESTATES POOL HOME CLASSIC HOME IN HEART OF WINTER PARK CHARMING MAITLAND HOME ON GREAT STREET We improve the lives of the people we serve. FANTASTIC RENOVATED DOMMERICH ESTATES CLASSIC HOME IN HEART CHARMING MAITLAND HOME Orlando Arias types furiously on his computer keyboard, white text streaming across a plain black background. Its almost like a for eign language computer code hes written himself, lines and lines of commands hes memo rized. says. And then, magically, Hello, Dave. pops up on the Nests screen. Its a nod to : A Space Odyssey. Googles Nest is a smart thermostat with sensors that learns your habits. When it detects youre not home, it can change the temperature for energy and cost savings. Its not normally known for spouting random movie quotes, certainly not those of a computer revolting against its hu man masters. Its been hacked. UCF professor Yier Jin, UCF computer engineering students Grant Hernandez and Orlando Arias, along with independent researcher Daniel Buentello from Houston, presented their hack of the Nest, which requires physical access to the device, at the Black Hat security conference. The Nest has very secure software, but in the hardware theres a back door, a USB plug that hackers can use to insert their own code in 15 sec onds, they said. These internet of things de vices are becoming so advanced and smart and they have so much technology built into them, theyre not just what theyre ad vertised as, theyre not just ther mostats, theyre not just routers, theyre full blown computers and with a full blown computer you can do nearly anything, Hernan dez said. The teams goal was to show how ev ery day devices con nected online, the in ternet of things such as the Nest, internet TV gadgets, routers, can be hacked and used to compromise security and access a homes network. Sure, a hacker could use the Nest to change the temperature in your home, but they could also send spam emails through it, use it as a proxy to hide their spamming and hack couldnt detect their location, or worse, they could ac cess your computer and steal your banking information. And youd never even know theyve taken control of the device. These kinds of things are ac tually harder to detect, its not like you sit in front of your refrigera tor or thermostat and you watch it work, and you say, Wait this is slower than usual whats going on here? Arias said. Theres a whole hacking black market out there on the web. They sell information including social security numbers, passwords and banking information. They could also be selling information about whether youre home or not, which a hacked Nest could com municate. That webcam youve got someone could be accessing that, too. And it all starts with one compromised device. Its happening now, Jin said. The team wants to make the public more aware of the security issues of these devices. They said consumers should research prod ucts security before purchasing, and they should demand that companies make security a pri ority. Their hacking of the Nest, a product its creators spent time and money making secure, shows how vulnerable other products are. Jin wants to get students, high school and above, interested in cyber security, too, and to create a hub for this at UCF. The security good guys are outnumbered right now. Now in this cyber world its a whole new territory, and the With smart homes comes a new threat Hacker researchers break into Googles smart thermostat, showing vulnerability BRITTNI LARSON Observer staff PHOTO BY SARAH WILON THE OBSERVER Googles Nest shows a message from : A Space Odyssey after Orlando Arias found a way to crack its code. Please see HACKERS on page 14 INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. PriceBrokerPatrick HigginsRealtor Sales Assoc.407.645.4321 Winter Park $549,500 3 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,557 SF Minutes From Park Avenue! Orlando $750,000 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,536 SF Lakefront Lake Price! Winter Park $1,350,000 4 BR | 4.5 BA | 4,073 SF Pool & Garden Home! SOLD SOLD SOLD
Page 14 | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer rfntbb bbff fbnt ftttf fbfbbnfbtn Closed $10.6 Million in 2013 rffntfbr br ffbfbffrftfrbff ftfrbffbf bbff bbff ttb HACKERS | Smart home tech can leave big security gaps that developers have to scramble to cover up ello said. Because we dont have enough people who learn about their craft, which is breaking into things, we cant defend our net works. Theres also just the general issue of privacy. Most people dont think about where the data collected by their smart phones, Nest, Google or Facebook even goes. Buentello said there needs to be more transparency in the in dustry. These devices are full of sen sors and full of storage and theyre collecting all this data, Buentello said. And we dont choose, its all or nothing, you want some thing smart, you have to give up all this and theres no in-between with it. But even the hackers, those most aware of the privacy and security issues, arent willing to give up their useful, convenient, cool gadgets. Most of the hun dreds of people they presented to said they owned a Nest. They watched it get hacked, heard the presentation, and when Buentello asked if theyd give it up, it was a quiet room. And none of them raised their hand, and you know what, neither am I; I have two of them still in my house work ing, he said. What does that say about us? The UCF team is current ly working on abilities in other devices and determining solutions to those, which theyll report back to the companies so they can make secu rity changes. C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 To watch a demo video of the team hacking a Nest, go to http://bit.ly/1wshPdJ. UCF professor Yier Jin would like to give presentations to local high school students and teachers interested in learning about cyber security. Email Jin at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about a lecture. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Professor Yier Jin teaches his students to hack for the good guys. Pre-approval vs. pre-qualication Back on Market. Ever see those words in an online listing? As agents we dread those words as much as any buyer or seller because it means the contract we had didnt pan out. Sometimes a buyers situation can change un expectedly and due to no fault of their own. Ive been selling Orlando real es tate long enough to have had experiences such as these. Once in a very unique and sad case, a buyer of mine fell ill and was placed into hospice. For obvious reasons they were unable to close last minute and that home went back on market. There are however a myriad scenarios in which buyers and sellers can prevent contracts from being cancelled after they have been executed. One of the best ways to be sure you are accept ing an offer from a valid buyer is to ask for a pre-approval and not ultimately the decision to approve a loan is made by the banks underwriters, its best to get some insurance up front that the buyer can in fact buy your home. A pre-approval is a good way to do that. Lets take a minute to look at what a pre-approval means 1) More documentation indicative of a more thoroughly documented purchaser. Jim 35 years experience and former president of the Central Florida chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Brokers agrees. A pre-approval means either myself or the lender has taken the time to review the purchasers income and assets, in addition to their credit, he said. This means tax returns, W2s or W9s, bank state ments, pay stubs and many times which well come back to later. This is all, of course, reviewed alongside the buyers credit re port as pulled by the lender. 2) They are often property-specic Now about those propertyPlease see QUALIFYING page 16 Christina Rordam Keepin it Real Estate
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Page 15 Short sales have left a lot of homeowners with long faces since the collapse of the housing market in 2008. But were beginning to see a lot more smiles these days in the local market as the backlog of short sales has declined substantially. Lets look at the big picture. In August we witnessed a steep de cline in pending home sales, which often raises a warning ag because pending sales serve as a forward-looking indi cator for sales volume the following month(s). When examining pend ing sales on Aug. 4, transactions in the eight zip codes encom passing Winter Park, Baldwin Park, College Park, Colonialtown and downtown Orlando were down consider ably from August 2013, ranging anywhere from 12 percent in Baldwin Park (32814) to a high of 55 percent in Mai tland (32751). Thats actually good news. On the surface that would ap pear to be cause for concern. How ever, a closer look reveals pending short sales in the eight local zip codes (32789, 32792, 32751, 32801, 32803, 32804 and 32806) were down an astronomical 126 percent, largely because a massive amount of them were nally closed while a much smaller percentage became bank-owned. On closer inspection, the num bers get even better. Of the 709 pending sales in those zip codes last August, nearly 44 percent or 310 were short sales. That number was down a mind-boggling 270 percent to only 137 on Aug. 4 while bankowned properties stood at just 88. Short sales have dropped consider ably because until recently pend ing short sales were typically under contract for anywhere from 6 to 24 months before closing, which creat ed a huge backlog. Banks have stream lined the process so that many of the backlogged contracts have sold and newer con tracts are closing in much less time, thereby reducing their numbers con siderably and at a more rapid rate. Even though distressed proper ties are on the de cline, we shouldnt be satised un til we get them down to or below 5 percent, a level we havent seen since 2007 when dis tressed properties accounted for only 3 percent of all existing home sales. Hopefully one day well even see the percentage of distressed sales at .1 percent and .5 percent that existed in 2005 and 2006, respectively. On a broader geographical scale in Central Florida, short sales ac counted for only 33 percent of 6,658 pending sales listed on Aug. 13, compared with 67 percent on the books on the same date last year. Should the large majority close or become bank-owned, thats some more good news. Combine the decline in dis tressed properties with still very at tractive mortgage interest rates, and a three to four-month supply of in ventory of homes, and the prospects in the local real estate market look quite good as we move forward. As the economy continues to gradually improve and the local real estate market continues to positive ly sort things out and overcome the economic challenges weve faced over the past six years, there is every reason to remain optimistic about the direction in which were headed. Scott Hillman is president of Fannie Hillman + Associates, a 33-year-old Winter Park-based real estate company specializing in residential real estate sales and producer of The Hillman Report, a semiannual look at residential real estate in Orange and Seminole counties that can be viewed on the companys website (fanniehillman.com) or by calling 407-644-1234 to request a copy. 407-896-5520 John Penne Lic. 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Want to know more about Baldwin Park sales trends? Call us. We know Baldwin Park. WE KNOW BALDWIN PARK WINNER NEW LISTING $775,000 $324,900 SOLD SOLD3867 Ethan Lane 2973 Dorell Avenue 2092 Shaw Lane 4049 Wardell Place 3867 Ethan Lane 2973 Dorell Avenue 2092 Shaw Lane 4049 Wardell Place PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER Overall pending sales may be shrinking, but many sales were short sales. Backlog of short sales shrinking in local housing market ADVERTORIAL
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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Page 17 Now through Oct. 12 Les Miserables at Orlando Shakespeare In this not-to-be-missed event, Orlandos Shakespeare Theater takes on one of the greatest Broadway blockbusters of all time as they open their sea son with Les Miserables. Since at Millenia Mall was picked up by national TV, the video has exploded meaning you need to call and get your tickets. This is one of the great cultural events of the entire season. Call 407447-1700 or visit orlandoshakes. org. Sept. 12 to 15 Breakthrough Theatre presents Bettys Summer Vacation In the very dark comedy by Christopher Durang called Bettys Summer Vacation, we witness a vacation you would not wish on your worst enemy. Death, destruction, and possible serial killers are found by poor Betty at her longed-for seaside retreat. Directed by Wade Hair for one weekend only Sept. 12 to 15 this play is for mature audiences only. Betty, portrayed by Lori Babson Jessup, is at the Breakthrough Theatre in Winter Park. Purchase tickets online at breakthroughtheatre.com or call 407-920-4034. Sept. 12 to Oct. 4 Theyre Playing Our Song at Winter Park Playhouse The award-winning Broad way musical Theyre Playing Our Song boasts a book by Neil Simon with music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager. Inspired by the real-life relationship of Hamlisch and Sager, this witty show fea tures real-life husband and wife Playhouse founders Roy Alan and Heather Alexander in the starring roles. In performance through Oct. 4, call 407-645-0145 or visit winterparkplayhouse. org Sept. 12 to 17 Orlandos Maryah Sullivan to vie for National Youth of the Year This week, Orlandos Maryah Sullivan travels to Washington DC to vie for the title of National Youth of the Year. With experi ences including a star-studded gala, photo shoots at historical monuments, and a congressional breakfast, Maryah will com pete for the title and a $50,000 scholarship. Early on, Maryah took on a leadership role at home while also excelling at school and at her Boys & Girls Club. She was National Honor Society President, Senior Class Secretary, Keystone President, and Captain of the Girls Track and Field Club. She is passion ate about childhood education, and will spread the message knowledge is power should she win the title. We wish her great success. Sept. 13 and 14 The School of Rock on stage On Sept. 13 and 14, young Florida musicians will rock out on-stage as the students of the Oviedo School of Rock show what rock n roll is all about. Fif ty students ages 8 to 18 will perform on Sept. 13 at BB Kings Blues Club on International Drive. The schedule includes a Tribute to Green Day at 1 p.m. and a Tribute to Dave Grohl at 2 p.m. Then, on Sunday, Sept. 14 at Wills Pub at 1042 N. Mills Ave., the young performers will present a Tribute to Modern Alternative Rock at 2 p.m. and a Tribute to Dave Grohl at 4 p.m. Visit oviedo.schoolofrock.com or call 407-706-3900. Sept. 13 and 14 Maker Faire Orlando at the Orlando Science Center Maker Faire, to be held at the Orlando Science Center on Sept. 13 and 14, is a family-friendly celebration featuring do-ityourself science and technology, art, rockets, robots, crafts, music, and more. One part pop-culture and one part experiential marketing, the individuals behind the exhibits are known as makers, and they range from tech-enthusiasts to scientists to garage tinkerers. Representing all ages and backgrounds, the makers all share a love for inno vation. Visit makerfaireorlando. com and/or osc.org Sept. 14 Mennello Museums Free Family Day A Free Family Day is offered on the second Sunday of each month at the jewel-box Men nello Museum in Loch Ha ven Park featuring a hands-on Make-and-Take craft table where Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar Please see CULTURE on page 18 2014 2015SEASON VAMPIRES BALLBob Carr TheaterOctober 17th 19thTHE NUTCRACKERDr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsDecember 19th 21stSWA N LAKEDr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsJanuary 23rd 25thBA TTLE OF THE SEXESDr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsMarch 6th 8thCOPPLIADr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsMay 1st 3rd MAINSTAGE PETER & THE WOLFBob Carr TheaterOctober 18thTHE NUTCRACKERDr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsDecember 20th & 21st THE SWA N PRINCESS Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsJanuary 24thTHE MAGICAL PRINCESS DOLLDr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsMay 2nd FA MILY SERIES Judy and Bob Yarmuth Collin and Jeanmarie York 2014/2015 Season Sponsored In Part By Baldwin Park Living Season.indd 1 8/13/14 1:05 PM BETTYS SUMMER VACATION
Page 18 | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer young artists create works of art and then take them home for family viewing. The craft table is open from noon to 2:30 p.m., and docents are available to give mini-tours of the mu seums permanent collection of Earl Cunningham throughout the galleries until 4:30 p.m. Visit mennellomuseum.com or call 407-246-4278. Sept. 14 The art (and music) of Chip Weston at the University Club Artist Chip Weston will do double-duty at his art reception beginning at 3 p.m. on Sept. 14 at the University Club of Winter Park. Chips art will be on the walls, and Chip will perform with The Gazebros Band at the reception. In the past, Chip served with the Peace Corps, played rhythm guitar with sev eral bands, opened an art studio, served as director of Economic and Cultural Development for Winter Park, as adjunct profes sor at Rollins College, and as a course director at Full Sail Uni versity. The public is invited to the reception. Call 407-629-2125 or visit uclubwp.org Sept. 14 Side by Side: A Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme Tribute singing-actors Natalie Cordone and Shawn Kilgore will bring their vocal talents to their new comedy-concert Side By Side: A Tribute to Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme at Christ Church Unity on Holden Avenue on Sept.14 at 7 p.m. This amaz ingly talented duo have been performing together for the past two years, most recently as fea tured soloists with the Orlando Philharmonic and always to audience acclaim. Visit Cordone andKilgore.com Sept. 16 to 21 The 2014 Global Peace Film Festival In a unique Festival that goers to leave the world a more peaceful place, the Global Peace Film Festival will be presented from September 16 through September 21 in Orlando and in this years Festival are from local talent. Sept. 16 offers a free screening of CinemAbility at Rollins College at 8:30 p.m. with director Jenni Gold in attendance. On Sept. 20 at 4:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub lic Library, a documentary by Orlando producers Sheri and Mark Dixon called Every Three Seconds, explores the world of extreme poverty. Dates, times and descriptions of each of the Sept. 17 to 21 Cirque du Soleil presents Varekai From a group of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil has grown into a company with 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from 50 different countries. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Cirque will bring Varekai to the Amway Center from Sept. 17 to 21. At the summit of a volcano is a world called Varekai. Para chuted into a magical forest populated by fantastical crea CULTURE | Love that old-school song-and-dance entertainment? Its a modern tribute to Steve and Eydie C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 Please see CULTURE on next page 38TH Annual Maitland Rotary Art FestivalOctober 3-5, 2014Around Beautiful Lake Lily in Maitland www.maitlandrotaryartfestival.comFestival Hours: Friday 6 pm 10 pm, Saturday Noon 10 pm, Sunday 10 am -4 pm Artist, Carmen Lagos OPENS NATIONWIDE SEPTEMBER 19WWW.THEMAZERUNNERMOVIE.COM INVITE YOU AND A GUEST TO ATTEND AN ADVANCE SCREENING TO DOWNLOAD YOUR PASS FOR TWO, GO TO WWW.GOFOBO.COM/RSVP & ENTER RSVP CODE: WPMOGDKV Supplies are limited! Passes received through this promotion do not guarantee you a seat at the theatre. Seating is on a rst come, rst served basis, except for members of the reviewing press. Theatre is overbooked to ensure a full house. 20TH Century Fox and their af liates accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any loss or accident incurred in connection with use of a prize. Tickets cannot be exchanged, transferred or redeemed for cash, in whole or in part. Not responsible for lost, delayed or misdirected entries. No purchase necessary. Participating sponsors, their employees & family members and their agencies are not eligible. A TRIBUTE TO STEVE AND EYDIE This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater BOYHOODFri & Sat 2:30, 6:15 Sun 2:45, 6:30 Mon Thurs 6:15 OBVIOUS CHILDA 2014 Florida Film Festival favorite returns to Enzian! Fri Sun 4PM, 6:30, 9PM Mon, Wed, Thurs 6:30, 9PM Tues 6:30A HARD DAYS NIGHTTues 3PM MOOD INDIGOFri & Sat 10PM Sun 10:15 Mon Thurs 9:55Saturday Matinee Classics: DR. STRANGELOVE OR HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMBSat 12PMFilmSlamExperience the best local indie lm showcase and VOTE for each months winner! Sun 1PMYoga on the LawnEat a healthy lunch at Eden Bar after class! Mon 11AMWednesday Night Pitcher Show: SUPER MARIO BROS. our tribute to the famously bad FREE on the lawn! Wed 8PM Wednesday Night Pitcher Show: JAY AND SILENT BOB STRIKE BACKFREE on the lawn! Wed 8PM or Sunset
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Page 19 CULTURE | Its an outrageous night at the Headdress Ball C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE in a place of pure possibility. Visit cirquedusoleil.com. For tickets, visit amwaycenter.com, Ticketmaster.com, or charge-byphone at 800-745-3000. Sept. 17 to Jan. 4 Fractured Narratives at Rollins Cornell Fine Art Museum At a time when many artists take on the role of cultural com mentators, there are those who take on social or political content while avoiding didactic expres sion. By allowing each viewers ingredient, the process of viewing is elevated to a form of seeking. Fractured Narratives considers this approach in the new exhibit at the Cornell Museum on the campus of Rollins College. En trance is free. Call 407-646-2526 or visit rollins.edu/cfam Sept. 18 to Oct. 11 Donna Dowless presents Dresses: Objects of Art An opening reception will be held for Dresses: Objects of Art, an exhibit produced by artist Donna Dowless, featuring paint ing, sculpture, and mixed-media works. Featured artists include Cindy Anderson, Donna Dow less, Meridith Olinger, Cheryl Bogdanowitsch, Lynn Whipple, Donne Bitner, Todd K. Fox, Robin Maria Pedrero, Fritz Stinebaugh, Lindsay Agnew, Wilson Romero, Linda Saracino, and Mary K. Shaw, each evoking their dis tinctive statements as artists. Dresses will open Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. with the public invited to the Gallery at Avalon Island. Visit galleryatavalonisland.com or call 407-257-2415. Sept. 20 Headdress Ball XXV! A benet for the Hope and Help Center Headdress Ball is proud to be Orlandos most outrageous black tie event a monumental tertainment, food, drinks and vi sual masterpieces. This is the 25th annual Headdress with the event having evolved into a no-holdsbarred Vegas production all to help the Hope and Help Center of Central Florida, whose mission is to save lives by treating and pre venting the spread of HIV/AIDS. An impressive 90 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to cli ent services at Hope and Help. For tickets, call 407-645-2577 or visit headdressball.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-522-3906. Every Day is Veterans Day Join us for a special tribute celebration as we honor and remember the service and sacrice of our Veterans past and present. Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught, USAF, Retired, Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught, USAF, Retired, served in the United States Air Force for more than 28 years, retiring in 1985 as one of the most highly decorated women in U.S. history. While her military accomplishments are extraordinary, General Vaughts most lasting contribution may well be her successful eorts related to the Women in Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. General Vaught was the driving force behind the establishment and operation of Americas only memorial honoring the more than 2.5 million women who have served in our nations defense. Saturday September 13, 2014 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.One Senior Place Keynote Speaker:Presented by: HEADDRESS BALL
Page 20 | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Opinions Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! King Features Weekly ServiceSeptember 8, 2014 EDITORIAL CARTOONS My father had an expression when one of his children got too big for his britches that went, Who died and made you pope? I think the same could be asked of America, Who died and made us em peror? One take-away from studying history is that nations are no different from human beings in one respect: Nothing lasts. Na tions, like people, come and go. Since 1848, with the Mexican-American War, America has been unquestionably an imperialist nation. Weve spun our aggression (our ex ceptionalism?) in the noblest of terms such as spreading democracy or providing tem. No matter how it is spun, locals lost their autonomy and America lost its way. Since the end of World War II, America has been a colossus, imperially striding the arbiter, the muscular pre-eminent nuclear power, the only world power capable of waging two major theater wars plus cor ralling local skirmishes. Weve over 700 military installations abroad, 10 aircraft carrier groups and unchallenged primacy in air power. In nearly every U.S. congres sional district is a military contractor. We tax and borrow prodigious sums to sup port our military-industrial complex and empire. And the world (Europe in particu lar) has come to expect that America will Another euphemism for Americas role is that we serve as the worlds policeman. Were the cop-on-the-beat ensuring that things dont careen out of control so badly as to threaten world stability and by implication American security (the home front). One might buy this argument except for the fact(s) of where America has histori cally intervened (see Vietnam, Iraq and by some counts the 56 interventions in Latin America). To question the nobility of Americas imperialist presence worldwide is to open yourself to criticism as being nave, unpatri luminating that presidents Washington and Eisenhower (both generals) in their farewell speeches to the nation cautioned against the creation of an overblown military. George Washington advised the na tion in 1796 to avoid the necessity of those overgrown military establishments which, under any form of government, are inauspicious to liberty, and which are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republi can liberty. Dwight Eisenhower, 165 years later in 1961 said, In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unsought, by the military-industrial com plex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. How incredibly perceptive were these two American leaders. Yet, here we are today being prodded to militarily intervene, yet again, in the fetid cesspool of the Middle East. President Obama is bashed by the likes of senators Graham and McCain (Neocon puppets) for being uncertain, for not having a strategy for dealing with ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). Heres my recommendation for dealing with ISIS: When the Islamic nations of Tur key, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Egypt and Iraq provide air cover for their operations. The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia will underwrite the costs of American air power. To the degree any Western troops are required, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England will provide them. The question on the table is how best do we (Americans) ensure that our way of life continues (realizing that absolutely nothing endures forever)? If history is any indication, America needs to change course immediately and unapologetically. America requires neither pope nor emperor nor should we act as if we were so anointed. Please, no popes or emperors 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 when I was 10 years old, and at that time the United States was at the onset of the Great Depression. Ive now been in the presence of Winter Parks brick streets off-and-on for some 83 years. I remember bicycling on them and walking on them to get most of the places I went when I was young. I remember well the very early prod that thrust me into the competitive world where I was supposed to get somewhere, to make something of myself, and to champion my family in the economic storm. I doggedly saw myself as a win ner, not a loser. Ive always been impatient to read my own autobiographical dnoue ment and see what became of myself. Now I ride on those same bricks and look back at what I have accomplished during my long ride on the streets of this wide world. Education was to be my liberation I was taught, at home and in school. The public schools did all right by me and al lowed me to go through Harvard on full scholarship at the university that was my long-held choice. In World War II, I served my country in war as my father did. My singing career held years of splendor and was something very special. And here I am back on the Winter Park brick streets where I got my start. The bricks remain pretty much the same, but the streets now lead me to nowhere I have not already been many New York hands down. New York exerts on empty up front and to move forward into it. Winter Park does not pressure me but gives me a happy life with easy expansion. Albert Einstein stated that the human mind is capable of knowing only that which forever beyond human understanding. Clocks, clocks, metal clocks busy devices on all sides separating arbitrarily humanly measured quantities of time: millennia, centuries, decades, years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, seconds, punctuated by two equinoxes when days and nights are of equal length. (Human minds invented all these handy divisions of time, which are not necessarily the only divisions of time we could have used.) in 1887, was always more a Town than a City to those of us who lived here. Orlan do was incorporated as a city in 1875 and remains an entity with which Winter Park has taken pains not to be closely associated. I remember, as a youngster, that we only went to Orlando when we needed to go to Sears Roebuck! The presence of Rollins Col lege in the center of Winter Park brings a certain educational grace and charm to our environment not directly concerned with commerce. In terms of population, the worlds largest city is Shanghai, while the fastest growing is Dubai, and the largest city in the U.S. is hands down, still New York. Winter Parks perennial determined wish is to remain small, high class, quiet and aesthetically beautiful. If Winter Park people appear to be snobbish, lets thank them for giving Florida yet another town even ritzy. Connecticut has its Greenwich, New York has its Rye, Phoenix has its Scottsdale, Atlanta has its Buckhead, Chicago has its Lake Forest, and we have our Winter Park! them. I know they are arbitrary!) Exclu sivity is a quality that people treasure in friends, neighbors, country clubs and as sociates. Who wants to spend his life in the midst of people hed rather not know, talk to, or be with? As Greta Garbo famously put it, I want to be alone! Alone we in Winter Park wish to be left! You resent me? So sue me! Brick streets An International opera star for more than 40 years, Loiuis Roney has entertained on stage and on screen. He founded and directed the Festival of Orchestras, bringing the worlds best symphony orchestras to Orlando. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Professor Faculty Award from UCF, and continues to inspire and develop young artists. Winter Parks perennial determined wish is to remain small, high class, quiet and aesthetically beautiful.
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Page 22 | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer OBSERVER Open Houses THE MARKE T PLACE King Features Weekly ServiceSeptember 8, 2014 King Features Weekly ServiceSeptember 8, 2014 Saturday, September 13th: 32504 Hawks Lake Lane, Sorrento, FL 32776 4 BR | 4.5 BA | 4,587 SF | $1,225,000 Immaculate Golf Front Pool Home in Sought-After Red Tail! In layout and de sign, this stunning 4,587sf residence reflects the casual elegance of a private five-star resort; a contemporary 4 bed room, 5 bath home which combines tra ditional styling with modern convenienc es, all overlooking the 18th tee of the championship Red Tail Golf Course. This home features a floorplan with great flow for formal or informal entertaining taking advantage of the breathtaking pool and golf views from almost every room. Fan tastic gourmet kitchen offers six burner gas range, granite counter tops, island with rounded breakfast bar and beauti ful wood cabinets open to the breakfast nook and huge family room with retract able sliding glass doors on two sides leading to the covered patio, pool and summer kitchen. A regal den/office with custom cabinetry and three bedrooms with private en-suite baths complete the south side of the home. The spa cious master suite features two walk inclosets, pool views and separate workout room. Unparalleled master bath offers dual vanities, jetted spa tub and full walk through shower. Relaxing private outdoor oasis has screened and heated pool and spa, summer kitchen, three separate sit ting areas and unobstructed views of the 18th tee. The gated community of Red Tail offers an unmatched lifestyle with private golf course, Har-tru red clay ten nis courts, upscale fitness and spa center and exceptional gourmet dining, all situ ated on 480 acres. Hosted by: Gwyn Clark with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 12513 Scarlett Sage Court, Winter Gar den, FL 34787 5 BR | 3 BA | 3,570 SF | $369,900 Welcome to this impressive executive home nestled in an exclusive, private gated community in beautiful Winter Gar den. Twelve foot ceilings in the common areas create a spacious feel along with the bright and airy open floor plan. The great room is theatre ready, perfect for entertaining, offering an 11 foot screen for enjoying sports, TV, or cinema on the big screen. The cook in the family will en joy the light and bright kitchen, featuring Corian countertops, granite composite sink, stainless GE Profile double ovens, Samsung sub-zero refrigerator/freezer, and convenient island. The Master bathroom has been fully renovated and exudes a spa-like feel. Serene 18 im ported Spanish tile and river rock shower with double shower heads are enough to relax anyone after a long day. Beau tiful flooring can be found throughout the home including the great room, liv ing room, dining room, master bedroom, hallway and 5th bedroom/office. Other highlights include a 3 car garage, back patio, and fantastic location off Maguire Rd along with excellent schools. Hosted by: Christy Knox with Kelly Price and Company from 12-2 PM Sunday, September 14th: 32504 Hawks Lake Lane, Sorrento, FL 32776 4 BR | 4.5 BA | 4,587 SF | $1,225,000 Immaculate Golf Front Pool Home in Sought-After Red Tail! In layout and de sign, this stunning 4,587sf residence reflects the casual elegance of a private five-star resort; a contemporary 4 bed room, 5 bath home which combines tra ditional styling with modern convenienc es, all overlooking the 18th tee of the championship Red Tail Golf Course. This home features a floorplan with great flow for formal or informal entertaining taking advantage of the breathtaking pool and golf views from almost every room. Fan tastic gourmet kitchen offers six burner gas range, granite counter tops, island with rounded breakfast bar and beauti ful wood cabinets open to the breakfast nook and huge family room with retract able sliding glass doors on two sides leading to the covered patio, pool and summer kitchen. A regal den/office with custom cabinetry and three bedrooms with private en-suite baths complete the south side of the home. The spa cious master suite features two walk inclosets, pool views and separate workout room. Unparalleled master bath offers dual vanities, jetted spa tub and full walk through shower. Relaxing private outdoor oasis has screened and heated pool and spa, summer kitchen, three separate sit ting areas and unobstructed views of the 18th tee. The gated community of Red Tail offers an unmatched lifestyle with private golf course, Har-tru red clay ten nis courts, upscale fitness and spa center and exceptional gourmet dining, all situ ated on 480 acres. Hosted by: Gwyn Clark with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 3087 Kasell Aly, Orlando, FL 32814 3 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,339 SF | $495,000 Welcome to the popular Cartier floor plan! Three bedrooms/two and a half baths plus office and bonus room. Tons of upgrades such as wood floors, plantation shutters, and wired for surround sound inside and out. Built-in for TV, designer wrought iron railing, extra wide stairs, wine fridge and butlers pantry. The huge Chefs kitchen is fit for entertaining! Floors in kitchen have just been cleaned and re-sealed and look updated and brand new. 42 maple cabinets, granite, natural tumbled marble back splash, and stainless steel GE profile appliances. 22 foot volume ceilings in the family room! Master is over-sized and master bath room is well appointed with garden tub and shower, dual sinks, and spacious walk-in closet. Each bedroom has great privacy and kids can retreat to upstairs bonus area. Home is near the newest Baldwin Park pool, Cady Way Trail, and bike/walking path around Lake Baldwin. Relax on the porch swing and enjoy the park mews that is being completely relandscaped. Neighbors meet to watch kids play on bikes/trikes and even host movie nights, etc. You will feel like you are on vacation all of the time! Plenty of room to relax, grill and eat on back patio. Home is located conveniently on the end. Larger lot and more street parking, plus 2 car garage. Hosted by: Liz Jones with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1520 Druid Isle Road, Maitland, FL 32751 5 BR | 3 BA | 2,178 SF | $539,000 Your own slice of Old Florida heaven! Un believable 100 x 400 lot on quiet spring fed, ski lake with dock and screened salt water pool built in 2011! Clayton con struction, Mid-century modern 5 bed room/ 3 bath home. This home has the perfect 3 way split floor plan for ultimate family privacy. Good sized bedrooms. New master bathroom tall cabinets and counters. Enter into the marble foyer and enjoy formal living area or 2 sepa rate family rooms. Separate dining room. Kitchen opens up to views of the lake and pool. Original wood burning fire place, new windows, 2 septic systems have both been replaced. Home is me ticulously clean! Relax on large screened porch and enjoy beautiful lake views. 0.93 acres on Lake Charity. Backyard is like a wildlife sanctuary for bird watching Bald eagles, grey herons, cranes, ibis. You may even see monarch butterflies, ducks, turtles, etc. You can ski, paddle board, tube and bass fish in this serene picturesque landscape. Let your worries leave you as you drive in to the house one way road with beautiful mature trees on brick entrance adjacent to upscale Maitland Club. Hosted by: Jenni Sloan with Kelly Price & Company from 1-4 PM 2390 Temple Drive, Winter Park, FL 32789 3 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,650 SF | $535,000 Charming, newer home in great Win ter Park location. Quaint Key West style with sparkling pool, paved deck, mature landscape, and detached, one car ga rage. Great wrap around front porch and upstairs balcony. Large eat in kitchen with center island, bar, butlers pantry, stainless steel appliances, and granite counter tops. It has an open, comfort able family room with wood burning fire place. Over-sized Master with French doors opening onto private balcony and fantastic Master bath featuring Jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower with body jets. This home is open and light with a great Florida feel. A must see. Hosted by: Lori Godbold with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 4744 Hall Road, Orlando, FL 32817 4 BR | 2 BA | 2,884 SF | $525,000 This beautiful and meticulously main tained four bedroom home is situated on a 1.6 acre lot on Lake Nan. Located in the top-rated Winter Park school dis trict, Lake Nan is approximately 23 acres and is a spring fed ski lake. The eat-in kitchen is wide open to the family room with vaulted ceilings and features a large center island, custom tile backsplash, quartz counters, dual ovens, breakfast bar and custom accent lighting. The fam ily room is equipped with a double sided, wood burning bricked fireplace with cus tom built-in shelving and surround sound system. The private backyard is beauti fully landscaped and the solar heated pool has been recently resurfaced. The dock and outdoor patio are perfect for dining, lounging and fishing. The dock also includes a jet-ski ramp. The master suite with hardwood floors and walk-in closets is split from the other bedrooms. Other highlights include formal living and dining rooms, large mud room/laundry room off the kitchen and a fabulous Flor ida room with built in spa and bar all overlooking the pool, yard and lake. Hosted by: Jennifer King with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 20 Moree Loop, Unit #19, Winter Springs, FL 32708 3 BR | 2 BA | 1,181 SF | $93,900 Stunning ground floor condominium in mint condition located in the highly desir able community of The Highlands. All one level. This immaculate condo features three large bedrooms and two updated bathrooms with tile flooring throughout. An updated kitchen with new appliances is just one more of the many wonderful features this condo has to offer. The large dining area and family room overlook the huge screened in patio, which opens onto a green space filled with beautiful mature landscaping. Access to commu nity pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, play grounds, nature trails, top rated school are just a few of the many benefits The Highlands has to offer. Hosted by: Lauren Fritch with Kelly Price and Company from 2-4 PM 1444 Cardinal Court, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,400 SF | $849,000 Enjoy the charm of one of the best loca tions in Winter Park. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, surrounded by oak trees. This neighborhood is close to Park Av enue and truly a gem! This spacious two story house features a downstairs master suite and new bath. The three remaining bedrooms are on the second floor. The formal living room features a double sided fireplace, shared with the family room. The large bonus room/game room can be used as another bedroom or in-law suite. French doors lead to the large family room overlooking a private backyard. New, updated kitchen with granite counter tops. New roof. Great schools! Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1703 Lake Waumpi Drive, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 2 BA |1,774 SF | $285,000 Elegantly renovated, traditional ranch, nestled among the old oaks of Winter Park! This charming, four bedroom, two bath pool home, with over 1,800 SF has been tastefully updated to include a de signer kitchen, complete with glass cabi netry, granite countertops, built-in double oven, and six burner gas stove. Expresso wood floors and white panel wainscoting have been installed throughout promot ing the homes modern sophistication. Sliding French doors and decorative fireplace create a luxurious ambience in the homes formal living room. Mas ter bedroom features an en suite with large walk-in closet and French doors which lead to the homes outdoor enter tainment area. Screened in pool, with hot tub, and a covered verandah are perfect for summer barbeques and gettogethers. Fenced backyard, with brick paved paths, offers mature landscaping and garden courtyards. The residences front exterior is just as alluring as the interior. Covered front porch, circular drive, and electronic security gate cre ate a private escape while still maintain the homes captivating integrity. Enjoy all Winter Park has to offer, from the A rated schools, to Park Avenue shops and dining! Call 7 days a week 8am 11pm EST Promo Code: MB06141-800-831-1867 CALL NOW LIMITED TIME SAVINGS! mo Promotional Packages Starting At...FOR 12 MONTHSNot eligible for Hopper or HD 2014FLORIDA HERITAGE BOOK FESTIVAL & WRITERS CONF ERENC E L earn more at fhbookfest.comSPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS R EADING WIDE O PEN Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 3614 N. Westmoreland Drive, Orlando, FL 32804 4 BR | 3 BA | 2,058 SF | $379,500 STOP DREAMING START LIVING! This College Park ranch style home has it all! At the end of a cul-de sac, this spa cious home welcomes you at first glance. Lovely landscaping and front porch leads to an amazing inside. 4 bedrooms, with 2 master suites and split plan are perfect for family living. 3 full baths too! Need some privacy and get-away space, then the huge master suite with vaulted ceil ings is the perfect retreat after a hard days work. Plenty of room for seating area, plus updated bathroom with gran ite and neutral tile & walk-in closet. For mal living and entry lead into breakfast nook, with galley-style kitchen & lots of elbow space. Warm wood cabinets, solid surface counters & updated appliances make cooking enjoyable. Dining area/ sitting area within large family room, has wood-burning fireplace for even extra charm. Cozy family room space leads out to large covered porch and screenedin, easy care, salt water pool with large deck. Perfect entertaining oasis for the Florida Lifestyle. Home also boasts large fenced in backyard with plenty of space for kids & pets to run & play. Updated energy efficient windows, 2 newer a/c units, updated electrical panels, meticu lous maintained & well-built home. Hosted by: Teresa Jones-Cintron with Kelly Price and Company from 2-5 PM 2252 Chantilly Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 3 BR | 3 BA | 1,920 SF | $450,000 Live in highly-desired Winter Park on a peaceful cul-de-sac. This home has been fully transformed since 2007, hav ing almost tripled in size with the ad dition of a master retreat with en-suite bathroom, a sizable living room, a large bonus room, a mudroom, an oversized garage, extra storage, and a large rear lanai overlooking a beautiful private pool, spa and paver deck. Move-in ready homes of this size and price point are a rarity in 32789. Hosted by: Christy Knox with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 712 Delaney Park Drive, Orlando, FL 32806 2 BR | 2 BA | 1,685 SF | $475,000 Luxurious Delaney Park home exudes modern elegance. As if the charming exterior and curb appeal dont excite, every aspect of the interior will leave you wanting to see what is next. Enter the home through an enchanting arched front door and be welcomed by gleaming hardwood floors, a beautiful staircase, and character all around. The living room has a light and bright feel and offers a classy fireplace, perfect for relaxing or entertaining the best of friends. Through the arched opening you will find a dining room and unique dry bar designed with dramatic lighting and great views of the private backyard paradise. The kitchen offers a perfect setting for preparing your favorite meal, equipped with stainless appliances and granite counter-tops. Fin ishing off the downstairs is a bedroom, bath, and a den that could function as a third bedroom or large office. Upstairs is a full master retreat that sets a tranquil tone. The bedroom is expansive in size, has exquisite architectural features, and sweeping windows. Attached master bath has a spalike feel with river rock flooring and clean lines throughout. The walk in closet was custom designed by California Closets. This home was reno vated with nothing but high end detail in mind. Special appointments include distinctive wood molding, travertine tile, individual control stereo speakers, custom closets, artistic interior lighting, zoned exterior lighting, remote gas fire place, private pool oasis and top of the line summer kitchen. Dont miss this op portunity. Hosted by: Padgett McCormick with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM
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Harvard Street, Orlando, FL 32804 sold by Jenni Sloan with Kelly Price & Company Catherine DAmico 555 Seven Oaks, Winter Springs $317,000. 08/29/2014 Nancy Bagby Team 1020 Via Merano, Winter Park $790,000. 08/29/2014 Nancy Bagby Team 2251 Chantilly Ave, Winter Park $792,500. 08/28/2014 Maria Van Warner 1423 Golfside Dr, Winter Park $390,000. 08/29/2014 Jerry Oller 1128 Woodland St, Or lando $600,000. 08/29/2014 Maria Van Warner 4 906 Blackburn Ct, Orlando $277,000. 08/29/2014 Maria Van Warner 2222 Park Maitland, Maitland $285,000. 08/26/2014 Mary Stuart/Megan 1816 Prospect Ave, Orlando $389,500. 09/02/2014 Jerry Oller/Shirley Jones Sandra Chitty 1100 S Orlando Ave, #205, Maitland $199,000. 09/02/2014 Trish Sanders 9258 Bent Arrow Cove, Apopka $232,500. 09/02/2014 Lisa Fleming 659 Randon Terrace, Lk Mary $273,000. 09/03/2014 Lauralyn Lane Heartwood Loop, Win ter Garden $50,000. 09/02/2014 Sandra Cash Jones 1652 Eliza beths Walk, Winter Park $789,000. 09/04/2014 Bill Adams 1210 Burning Tree Lane, Winter Park $324,000. 09/08/2014 Michelle Sanderson 200 Maitland Ave #88, Alt. 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Call 407-678-4823 PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Kenneth Bryant Painting Painting Interior/exteriorPressure wash ingDrywall repairsWallpapering 40 years experienceLicensed and insuredFree estimates Call 407-463-5111 REAL ESTATE: FOR SALE COASTAL WATERFRONT LIQUIDATION SALE! Sat 9/13 ONLY. Ocean Access Homesite ONLY $29,900, was $149,900. Worldclass amenities all completed! Deep, dockable waterfront available. Best bar gain in America! Low financing. Call 877888-1416, x 138 Foreclosure NC Mtns. Handcrafted log cabin on 2 ac. w/stream. Lg loft open living area private setting needs work. Only $67,100 wont last! 828-286-2981 Home for Sale 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Chuluota. City sewer and water, nice neighborhood, good schools, nice shade trees, screened in patio. Home has been updated and is move in ready, granite countertops, tile floors, heat pump, all appliances stay. Price: Asking $200,000.00 407-9718114 Hunters Paradise $49,900 Own 40 to 350 acres, From $1250 per acre. Private road frontage, Creek front age, Mountain views, Excellent hunting. Adjoins 347 acres state land. Call 877520-6719 or Remax 423-756-5700 pool and summer kitchen. Spacious floor plan and gourmet kitchen. Two master bedrooms with high ceilings. New roof, plumbing, landscaping and custom designed front door. All new energy ef ficient windows, complete exterior and interior painting, designer light fixtures and sinks. 2 car garage, excellent stor age, two laundry rooms. $769,000 SUNDAY 12-3 SPACIOUS AND BRIGHT 801 Halifax Ave, Winter Park 3BD/3BA, 2,458SF. Inviting split floor plan. Updates include granite in the kitchen and bath, porcelain tile floors and updated fixtures. Large kitchen and dinette area opens to family room. Addi tional bonus room. Every bedroom has a designated bath. Home and addition are block construction. Screened back patio. Quiet cul-de-sac neighborhood. Highly desired public schools. $299,900 CHARMING WINTER PARK BUNGALOW 322 N. Phelps Avenue, Winter Park 2BR/2BA, 1,570SF. Adorable curb appeal with circular drive, oak tree & manicured lawn. Well maintained home features original hardwood floors and an updated kitchen with breakfast nook. Large mas ter suite offers an abundance of natural light & newer bathroom. Family room opens to a deck overlooking fenced back yard. Updates include new paint, updated electrical, newer windows, roof 2006, plumbing 2008, and brand new AC system. $349,000 CHARMING POOL HOME 1848 Loch Berry, Winter Park 3BD/2BA, 1,628SF. Located on a large corner lot. Split floor plan with spacious master suite with 2 closets. Master bath with Jacuzzi tub. Updated bathrooms. Kitchen has gas cook top and breakfast bar that opens to family and dining area. Wood-burning fireplace, French glass doors, Spanish tile, berber carpeting and double pane windows. Private fenced back yard, open patio and oversized pool. Nice storage room off 2-car carport. Just minutes to Park Ave. $337,500 IMMACULATE TOWNHOME 9670 Cypress Pine, Orlando 32827 3BD/2.5BA, 2,094SF. Meticulously main tained townhome in a great location. For mal model end unit with the largest floor plan available. Tile floor and new carpet throughout. Large bedrooms with huge closets. 2 car attached garage. A must see! $267,500 HEART OF COLLEGE PARK 923 Yates Street, Orlando 32804 2BD/1BA, 1,168SF. Come live in one of the best locations in the heart of Col lege Park. Wood floors and tile with lots of built-ins. Roomy addition provides space for family gatherings plus a large screened in porch. You will feel wel comed from the minute you enter the foyer. $235,000 SUNDAY 1-4 NEW PRICE WONDERFUL HOME DOMMERICH HILLS 2307 Mohawk Trail, Maitland 4BR/2.5BA, 2,190SF. Offers great value top to bottom! Screened-in pool with lanai. Open-concept kitchen with lac quered Euro-style cabinetry, stainless appliances, granite countertops, French country hammered-copper ceiling, and breakfast bar. Updated baths. Oversized laundry room with food pantry. Architec tural roof new in 2005, A/C new in 2013, newer windows, updated plumbing, ex terior just painted. $372,900 Winter Park, 32789 GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD 1761 Summerland Ave, Winter Park 4BR/3.5BA, 3,378SF. Spacious floor plan which includes a second master suite and breakfast room addition. Wood laminate floors through the formal rooms and family room. Remodeled kitchen with new cabinets, countertops and tile flooring. French doors leading out to the patio. Split bedroom plan. Woodburning fireplace in the living room. Large fenced-in backyard with a delight ful pool. Oversized garage with storage room. $699,000 NEW PRICE MAITLAND HARBOUR COMMUNITY 1000 Orlando Ave #A-4, Maitland 2BD/2BA, 952SF. Updated ground floor condo with lake access to WP Chain of Lakes in Maitland Harbour commu nity. Condo features open floor plan with hardwood floors & crown molding. Re modeled kitchen with granite, stainless steel, breakfast bar, and pantry. Enjoy views of Lake Maitland and heated com munity pool and patio. French doors off of master lead to private outdoor patio. Community features boat dock with boat slips available. Seller is motivated. $174,500 SUNDAY 2-5 WONDERFUL NEIGHBORHOOD 507 Dunraven Drive, Winter Park 32792 3BD/2BA, 1,564SF. Short Sale! Wonder ful Winter Park neighborhood with large oaks, walking distance to A Rated Schools. Original hardwood floors, up dated kitchen, fireplace and plantation shutters. Amazing lush landscaping in front yard and fenced backyard. Two level deck and pool with pavers perfect for entertaining. Bank approved price. Location is ideal near hospital, fire sta tion, shops and restaurants. $285,000
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