Winter Park Media Update for May 2014

Winter Park Media Update for May 2014

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Here is our update of different happenings around Winter Park for the month of May 2014 being covered in the media:

  1. The Alfond Inn has welcomed new executive chef Marc Kusche that will be revamping the menu at the signature Hamilton’s Kitchen restaurant at the hotel.
  2. Rollins College made the national news this month as Tiger Woods ex-wife Elin Nordengren graduated and gave the Commencement speech.
  3. Winter Park may be getting a Class-A minor league baseball team affiliated with the Milwaukee Brewers with a new Rollins College baseball stadium that will be shared with the team.
  4. Winter Park was featured on the March 2014 cover of US Airways magazine as the “Florida Oasis Where You’ll Wished You Lived“.
  5. Winter Park was featured on the USA Today website in their “Orlando for Luxury Lovers” story.
  6. Whole Foods took one step closer of having their new store start construction as the Winter Park City Commission endorsed a proposed route for the extension of Lee Road.
  7. SunRail started on May 1st and Winter Park businesses have seen a boost in traffic and revenues because of it.
  8. The Olive Garden on 17/92 across from Winter Park Village is currently undergoing a remodel.