College Park Community Newspaper : CPCN 020117
FEBRUARY 2017 COLLEGEPARKPAPER.COM Features 19 We asked our Facebook followers to tell us what makes College Park special in one sentence: Everyone who answered our question on Facebook by the deadline was entered to win a gift certificate to Outpost Neighborhood Kitchen. Congratulations to this month’s winner, Yari Bella! Be sure to keep an eye on Facebook for next month’s question. Jamie Schoenberger: The fact that my post office, dry cleaner, vet, daycare, grocery store, bank, favorite bar, favorite coffee shop and favorite restaurant are all a couple minutes’ WALK away from each other. Camille Brinces: We enjoy seasonal events that they host at Edgewater (Dancing on the Drive, JazzFest, Small Business Saturday and Holiday on the Drive) & most of the places that you need are just walking distance from home! Sharon Conley Petrey: Love our family friendly College Park neighborhood with all its small-town charm! CJ B Jewell: All your friends just live on the other end of the street or another. Gives ya hometown togetherness feel for sure! Leslie Moore: College Park is almost a storybook definition of a neighborhood, one few really know; i.e ., a place where people can walk or bike to unite over food, education, dance, music and a shared love of a sense of finding you are “home” to stay. Guita Kord: College Park feels like home, and being away from my family (6000 miles!), I don’t feel alone! Giovanni Vianello: Great public schools and the possibility to ride there with your bike. Alison Hoslet: CP is an eclectic mix of people who treasure their community and support local businesses with a passion that is altogether unique and inspiring. Natasha Stout Carroll: College Park has that small-town, cozy, friendly, inviting feeling yet is located within the city of Orlando and is conveniently located to all the big city events Orlando has to offer! College Park is the best of both worlds. Ian Dill: College park is dope. Full Stop. It is a cozy place with everything you need while allowing you to be close to everything there is to do in Central Florida. It’s great. Shereen Vaughn Toffetti: College Park is the epitome of a true “community!” I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else! Debbie Carver Alexander: Neighbors looking after each other and our kids growing together! Sharon Walker: College Park is the perfect neighborhood to live in, worship, shop at Publix, shop the neighborhood stores, have all the services you need within walking or bike riding distance! Betty Mittleman: I love that our community is for all ages! Elizabeth Logsdon-Piña: Cozy community, friendly neighbors, and everything is a bike ride away! We just moved here and love it! Laurie Anne Campbell: Memories ... so many memories on the Drive. First dates, proposal and marriage all on this street. A feeling of community that is very rare today. College Park has my heart.