The story of the Topher started in 2008 in a Humanities class at Valencia Community College. The professor was reading a story from a text, and “Topher this” and “Topher that” was all I heard. Out of curiosity I raised my hand and asked, “What is a Topher, Professor?” He replied, “A person who […]
FOR RELEASE WED., JULY 9, 2014
Denise C. Bealin
Director of Communications
United Arts of Central Florida Awards Artists in Communities Grants
ORLANDO – July 9, 2014 – United Arts of Central Florida announced the recipients of its Artists in Communities Grants. The Artists in Communities Grants panel had $30,000 to award and received $37,285 in requests from 19 applicants. […]
Orlando Fringe 23 has hit Ivanhoe Village and will be running through May 27. For more information on the festival itself, visit orlandofringe.org.
The festival is completely unjuried, so the shows you see managed to get in by a random lottery. That means the best way to find out if you want to go see […]
Recently, we have been fortunate enough to see our area become more bicycle-friendly. The Orlando Urban Trail goes right through our neighborhood, SunRail stops in our neighborhood and you can take your bike on the train with you. Our neighborhood is the starting point for Orlando Critical Mass on the last Friday of the […]
IVANHOE VILLAGE MAIN STREET WINS 2013 GOLDEN BRICK AWARD
Orlando, FL – Ivanhoe Village Main Street received a 2013 Golden Brick Award (Category – Public Projects) at ceremony held at The Mezz in Downtown Orlando on April 3. The award was given in recognition of the successful holiday sign restoration project.
The Golden Bricks are awarded annually to […]
For 17 years, our neighborhood puts on Jingle Eve. Occurring the Saturday before celebration, Jingle Eve is the first taste of the holidays to come each year for Orlandoans. The evening includes Santa’s Workshop, a boat parade on Lake Ivanhoe, live entertainment, shopping, dining, and much more. This year, a new tradition was added […]
Orlandoans gathered at The Hammered Lamb this past week to celebrate the winners of the 2013 WAVE Awards presented by Watermark. While we congratulate all the recipients, we have to admit we’re partial to those recognized from our neighborhood.
Favorite local florist – Lee James Floral Designs
Favorite area museum or gallery – Orlando Museum of […]