Luminary Green Park opening in downtown Orlando

A new park that will honor a dozen past Orlando residents who served the Parramore-Holden Community is set to open this month.

On Tuesday, August 30, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Orlando officials, including Mayor Buddy Dyer, will celebrate the grand opening of Luminary Green Park, a new, 2.3-acre park in the heart of the city’s Creative Village.

Creative Village Park in downtown Orlando
Creative Village is a new community located in downtown Orlando

The new park will feature an iconic trellis, with a city-themed photo spot scheduled for construction in the near future.

This fall, the city will dedicate an inaugural class of 12 luminaries who dedicated parts of their lives to serving the Parramore-Holden Community.

Most Popular

47-year-old man arrested for DUI after head-on collision seriously injures three others

A 47-year-old man who was driving in the wrong direction, was arrested for driving under the influence after he crashed head-on into another vehicle.

Free sandbags in Orange County, Longwood, Oviedo, Apopka, other local cities

Multiple counties and cities will offer free sandbags in preparation for the heavy rainfall expected from Tropical Storm Ian next week.

The Bagel Shop opens first Florida location in Winter Park

The Bagel Shop, which operates four locations in Massachusetts, recently opened its first location in Florida along a busy Winter Park road.

40-year-old arrested for giving games, gifts, food to 12-year-old for sexually explicit photos

A 40-year-old man could face life in prison after allegedly enticing a minor to share sexually explicit photos through Snapchat, Facebook, and PlayStation.

SoDo Urban Trail Extension adds to Urban Trail, future of Downtown Loop

A pivotal trail that will connect the south of downtown Orlando to the Urban Trail and the future Downtown Loop was completed this month.

Free sandbags for Seminole County residents to prepare for heavy rainfall, possible hurricane

Seminole County officials are offering residents free sandbags in light of heavy rainfall and a possible hurricane that is expected to affect Central Florida in the coming days.
clear sky
88.2 ° F
91 °
85.1 °
68 %
9 %
90 °
81 °
79 °
82 °
85 °