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Endless Options in Curry Ford West

Orlando Main Streets is proud to officially welcome the addition of Curry Ford West Market Street to our program! To help residents learn more about the district, we’ve enlisted Curry Ford West board members Ben Kuykendall and Val Vazquez to tell Orlando just how much the new district has to offer.

Curry Ford West… We’ve got a lot, from pizza to clocks!

The District with the most…
Pizza joints! Whether you want a neo-neapolitan pie from Bruno’s or classic delivery like Papa John’s or Little Caesars, or maybe a good ole NYC slice at Luigi’s or King’s Pizza…Curry Ford West is where you’ll want to come for your pizza!

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7th Annual Lunar New Year Dragon Parade and Festival

The Year of the Dog serves as a symbol of loyalty, responsibility and  honesty in Asian cultures. On Sunday, February 25, residents and visitors will join Mills 50 District for the 7th annual Dragon Parade/Lunar New Year Festival to celebrate the Chinese New Year and all individuals born during the Year of the Dog.

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#ILoveAPGD Social Media Contest

Don’t miss the opportunity to win great prizes in the Audubon Park Garden District’s free social media contest.
Sunday February 11 through March 2, 2018 you can share your love for the Audubon Park Garden District on social media using #ILoveAPGD throughout the month of February for a chance to win prizes, including tickets to the upcoming APGD Garden Tour.

 

Once per week a theme will be announced on APGD’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. Then just snap pics in the APGD area (from Leu Gardens to East End Market and everything in between) that follow the theme and used the hashtag, #ILoveAPGD, and you’re automatically entered to win prizes.

Everyone is encouraged to be creative and have fun with this I Love APGD contest.

Stay tuned to APGD’s Facebook and Instagram pages for weekly details.


Contest Terms & Conditions: I love APGD is a three-week social media contest from February 11 – March 2, 2018. Each Sunday of the week throughout the three-week promotion, a theme will be presented via Facebook and Instagram. To be entered to win, entries must include a photo that aligns with the theme, is taken in the APGD area and uses the hashtag #ILoveAPGD.

One entry will be randomly selected on Fridays of each week of the promotion, totaling three winners over the three-week promotion. Randomly selected winners will receive a pair of passes to our upcoming APGD Garden Tour. No purchase necessary and not exchangeable for cash. Winner’s photo will be reposted by the Garden District and will be notified via direct message on respective social media channel. Winners are required to respond to direct message within 48 hours or the offer will be revoked and a new winner will be randomly selected.

Winners can choose to have passes mailed or picked up in person within one week of initial contact at The Lovely Boutique Market at 2906 Corrine Drive, Orlando, FL 32803. If mailed, winners must provide mailing address. If picked up in person, winner must present proof of identification to retrieve the passes. No copyrighted materials may be used for this contest unless you own the copyright or have a license to use the material.

NOTE: If you need more hashtags in addition to #alocalthing and #ILoveAPGD, we are also using #lovelocal and #livesustainably so those are options, too.

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Peach Valley Cafe

Peach Valley Cafe will be offering:

Choice of Biscuits & Gravy, Two Egg Breakfast, or Single Pancake with 2 drinks (specialty drinks not included) for $12.00.

Choice of Corned Beef Reuben, Turkey Reuben or Curry Chicken Salad with 2 drinks (specialty drinks not included) for $22.00.

Peach Valley Cafe is located at:
2849 South Orange Avenue, #310, Orlando, FL 32806

The Stubborn Mule

The Stubborn Mule will be offering:

Prix Fixe $30

Choice of A Signature Mule

Chef’s Selection Appetizer: Puff pastry with wild boar, blueberry Serrano jam and dill havarti mousse

Choice of Entrée
Elly May- smoked gouda grits, blackened Cape Canaveral shrimp & roasted veggie hash drizzled with spring onion oil

Jack’s Jam- grilled NY strip topped with a sunflower, maple-bacon & blue cheese blanket served over garlic mashed potatoes finished with a wild mushroom spinach cherry tomato hash

Sun Shower- pan seared scallops served over coconut basil jasmine rice, chilled lemony brussels slaw finished with an orange gastrique

The Stubborn Mule is located at:
100 South Eola Drive, #103, Orlando, FL 32801

Soco Thornton Park

Soco Thornton Park will be offering:

$30 Main Street Restaurant Week Menu

Small Plate
Choice of:
Lake Meadow Naturals Deviled Eggs
Horseradish, Smoked Bacon, Pickled Mustard Seeds

Or

Crispy Macaroni and Cheese Croquettes
Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Or

Cornmeal Crisped Oysters
Pickled Green Tomato Relish, Chicharonnes, Herb Cream

Main Course
Choice of:
Grilled Meatloaf on Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Three-Meat Blend, Crispy Onion Rings, Smoked Vidalia and Andouille Sausage Gravy
Or
Chicken-Fried Cauliflower “Steak”
Asparagus, Artichoke, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Vine Ripe Tomato Gravy
(Vegetarian)

Or

Cast Iron Seared Faroe Island Salmon
Anson Mills Grits, Heirloom Tomato-Arugula Salad, Smoked Bacon Emulsion

Dessert
Choice of:
Lemon Cheesecake
Seasonal Preserves, Vanilla Crumble, Fresh Berries

Or

Blueberry Bread Pudding
Sweet Cream Ice Cream, Lemon Anglaise, Vanilla Streusel

Includes Sparkling Wine Toast

Soco Thornton Park is located at:
629 East Central Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32801

The Hammered Lamb

The Hammered Lamb will be offering:

 

$20 Prix Fixe Selections below
Choose one of each:

Beverage
Any one (1) cocktail, beer or wine ($7 value)

Appetizer
Choice of five (5) wings, hummus or swamp dip

Featured Sandwich
Gyro, French Dip or Grilled Cheese

The Hammered Lamb is located at:
1235 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32804