Orlando City Life

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Downtown Orlando at Lake Eola Downtown Orlando at Lake Eola Orlando's sister cities One of "Orlando's Finest" meter divas, Francesca Burrell, has been caught in the act! The city's police department adopted the motorized scooters for their fuel efficiency and manueverability through downtown streets. Residential luxury condominiums in downtown, such as The Waverly, make urban living the rage.
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The new "mixed use" zoning has created an explosion of new growth, with the success of downtown residences. As downtown Orlando continues to grow, its charm remains, as is emplified by the long-time favorite Lake Eola Park. With this spring's enactment of the "Doggie Dining Bill", canine companions can enjoy more than just a stroll downtown. Restaurants now are free to allow dogs to accompany their owners in outdoor areas. Dining without their owners is discouraged. Rain or shine, news is made and reported in the City Beautiful. Mass transit is fast transit in downtown, where buses breeze through the area using exclusive bus-only lanes and traffic-signal priority. Stylish bus stops add character to Orlando's cityscape and comfortable rest areas for riders.
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The city's "Lymmo" buses offer free rides throughout the downtown. Moreover, these buses have dedicated lanes and control of traffic signals for faster service. The tri-county bus system provides more than 80,000 rides each weekday. Seventy percent (70%) of the riders rely upon the service to get to and from work. Bank of America building through the "eye" of the new (public) bus station downtown. Seargant Santos reporting for duty. 000_0140.jpg Unversity of Central Florida's School of Film and Digital Media has a new home, in downtown Orlando, across from the TD Waterhouse Arena.
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Unversity of Central Florida's School of Film and Digital Media has a new home, in downtown Orlando, across from the TD Waterhouse Arena. The Orlando Science Center is one of several attractions at the Lock Haven Park, a complex for art and culture. The Orlando Science Center is one of several attractions at the Lock Haven Park, a complex for art and culture. Orlando boasts a number of acclaimed medical facilities, including the Florida Hospital and the Florida Children's Hospital shown here. "Woo woo" "Chugga chugga chugga"