The Park Press Blog

Landscape Lingo 1.0

In The Garden – By Stephen and Kristin Pategas As landscape architects/designers we bandy words about, assuming our layperson audience is savvy to our technical jargon. While some words have become part of many...

Wire Fraud On The Rise

Cybersecurity Awareness – By Ron Frechette, The Cyber Coach Wire fraud is one of the most common types of white-collar crime.  The practice has been around for decades but with the proliferation of the internet...

We Usually Leave Horn Tooting To Cars

Protection And Service – By MPO Jim Whitman, Winter Park Police Department Recently, one of our officers, Chris Belcore, was given an assignment for his Community Engagement class while he attains a master’s degree in...

Book Bit – Fruits Of Florida

In The Garden – By Stephen and Kristin Pategas  At first blush Florida seems like one of those states where growing fresh fruit should be a no-brainer. But if you are from a northern...

Commissioner Stuart’s Message

Happy summer! I’m excited to enjoy a healthy and safe summer around Orlando. Our city and county continue to offer convenient locations to get the COVID-19 vaccination, including the Lake Eola Farmers Market every...

Secure Your Digital Footprint

Cybersecurity Awareness – By Ron Frechette, The Cyber Coach The recent Colonial Pipeline Ransomware attack was an enormous wake up call for the entire world.  The CEO was forced to pay a $4.4 million dollar...

The 62nd Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

It’s finally here, after a 14-month delay, one of Central Florida’s favorite outdoor events returns! The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, will be held on May14,15,16, 2021. It is one of the nation’s oldest...