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• A federal grant awarded to the city of Orlando last year is finally coming to fruition. City officials say they are working to open a new farmers market in Parramore by October, giving residents a more convenient option to buy fresh produce. Parramore has been deemed a “food desert,” meaning at least 33 percent of the population lives more than a mile from a supermarket or large grocery store. In October 2016, the city won a USDA grant to expand healthy food options in West Orlando. The grant initiatives include creating 10 to 15 large vegetable gardens in residential front yards, based on the Fleet Farming model; teaching classes on healthy cooking in partnership with Hebni Nutrition; and establishing a … Read More »
• The Orlando City Soccer club is riding high with back to back wins at home for the Lions, and Brazilian superstar Marta newly signed to the Pride. Orlando Sentinel soccer reporter Alicia DelGallo joins us to talk about what’s in store for the club and how the teams are settling into the new stadium.
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• White beams form a skeleton around the Orlando City Soccer stadium, taking shape in the downtown neighborhood of Parramore. The $156 million dollar stadium will be home to Orlando City Lions and the Orlando City Pride soccer teams after two seasons playing at Camping World Stadium. Read More »
• For the next three year, a $250,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture will support healthy options in Parramore and west Orlando where residents there have managed without a major grocery store. Read More »
• Family, friends and those who knew Parramore Community Leader Gino Nicolas are mourning his death and preparing for his funeral. Nicolas grew up in Parramore and was passionate about helping local youth succeed in life. Read More »
• Community activists are calling for an overhaul of the Orlando Police Department’s internal review system. That’s after an internal review cleared an officer in an assault on a homeless man. Read More »