This weekend our City welcomes thousands of visitors for the 2016 Come Out With Pride Parade and Festival. This year, the parade holds an even greater significance for our City, serving as a celebration of life and remembrance for the 49 victims of the Pulse tragedy.
To further celebrate our City’s pride and inclusion, we’ve collected a number of art pieces, items and locations that represent pride in our Orlando Main Streets.
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When you’re a coffee enthusiast, there are few things more exciting than the opportunity to sip on a good cup of locally brewed coffee. In honor of National Coffee Day, we’ve put together a list of the 10 places in our Main Street Districts that every coffee lover should know about.
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Football season, arguably the best time of the year, is finally upon us! Orlando is home to football fans from around the country, rooting for teams from coast to coast, from college teams in every division all the way up to the NFL.
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Pauline Eaton, the Orlando Main Streets coordinator, offers reasons why you should experience the second annual Main Streets Restaurant Week.
Orlando continues to be recognized as the home of a burgeoning local food movement. In fact, some of Orlando’s most noted and popular restaurants are locally owned small businesses that made their start in one of our eight unique Main Street districts.
List of restaurants and menus are available at orlandomainstreets.com/restaurantweek
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Every dad is different. You’ve got your outdoorsmen, your sports fanatics, gamers and craft beer connoisseurs. Does he love a cold brew coffee in the morning or a cold craft beer in the evening? Is he a cheeseburger and fries kind of guy, or a five-star gourmet? Whatever type of man your dad is, we’ve got something for him to enjoy this Father’s Day in the Orlando Main Streets.
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For the first time ever, Copa – the longest standing international continental soccer competition – is coming to America. Even more, the City of Orlando, now known as the “Soccer Capitol of the South” is one of only 10 U.S. cities to host this 100-year-old tournament. Between June 4 and June 8, the City will be canvassed with national and international soccer enthusiasts who have come from every corner of the globe to partake in the biggest sporting event Orlando has seen since the 1994 World Cup.
With three games over a five-day span, Orlando Main Streets wants to ensure that everyone – residents and visitors – enjoy their time before, between and after games to the fullest. Therefore, we’ve put together your guide of Orlando Main Streets locations to visit during Copa 100.
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Our very own Audubon Park Garden District has received a 2016 Great American Main Street Award, a national honor that recognizes the country’s best examples of comprehensive neighborhood commercial district revitalization.
APDG was recognized for reinventing itself from a neighborhood that historically served the nearby military base into a corridor flourishing with nationally-acclaimed small businesses, an epicenter for Orlando’s farm-to-table movement and its hosting of Zombietoberfest and Bastille Day that bring thousands of visitors to the district looking to partake in these unique, free events, which truly are #alocalthing.
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