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Bishop Cal Stubbs in front of his Taste of Class restaurant in Parramore./Photo by: Catherine Welch
Central Florida News

Taking On Parramore’s Soaring Unemployment Rate

When the city of Orlando launched a study into the historic black Parramore neighborhood, it got back some alarming statistics. One of them was Parramore’s jobless rate – nearly 24 percent. Much has changed since last year, when that number surfaced in a comprehensive plan for the neighborhood.
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City Commissioner Regina Hill speaks at the ribbon cutting for a renovated commercial building in Parramore. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Central Florida News

Regina Hill Sees New Hope In Parramore

A soccer stadium is on its way to Parramore, and with it new businesses and residents. It’s a neighborhood in flux, and 90.7’s Matthew Peddie caught up with Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill at the ribbon cutting of a new business there- to talk about the neighborhood’s past and future.
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