• Chamber Blog

  • The Winter Park Economic Recovery Task Force, a joint effort of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and City of Winter Park, met Tuesday and reviewed the City Commission’s feedback following last week’s update presentation.

    Wednesday’s City Commission Meeting Summary

    Local artist Heidi Lifrage loved seeing people enjoy Central Park this spring during the pandemic lockdown. Picnicking, reading, talking and just enjoying the warm Florida weather while social distancing each day and evening brought folks out to the park to just relax and spend quality family time together. She was so inspired by it that she took some photos and turned the scene into a painting that captures the essence of a small community finding some solace in a crisis.

    Winter Park City Commission Meeting Summary

    Micromobility restrictions on roadways, construction noise limitations and traffic data studies in anticipation of an Orange Avenue Overlay were among the topics discussed in Monday’s City Commission meeting.

    For three decades, John V. Sinclair has presided over the Bach Festival Society’s artistic programming, growing the organization’s Choir, Orchestra, artistic reputation, and audience. To honor this important anniversary, the Board of Trustees has established The John V. Sinclair Endowed Fund for Artistic Direction.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has made IT an indispensable part of the equation for working remotely and staying in business.

    As Winter Park restaurants reopen and gear up for a special weekend of socially distant dining outside on Park, Morse and New England Avenues, chefs and owners are adapting to the lessons they’ve learned during the pandemic and advice from their counterparts near and far.

    Celebrating mom will be extra meaningful and important this year, because we all know they are working twice as hard during this pandemic to keep their families safe...

    The White House and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts to cautiously re-open face-to-face commerce and gatherings. All levels of government are responding, and most counties in Florida were given the green light to begin re-opening yesterday.