Talk with Sanford residents long enough and at some point the topic of trollies comes up, usually with […]
If you’re interested in the future of downtown Sanford, then mark your calendars for an important meeting scheduled for Saturday, April 9.
Sanford officials are looking to restart free Wi-Fi service in downtown. City commissioners will discuss the issue at their meeting on Monday, Jan. 11.
Monday night the Sanford City Commission selected Torre Companies (Torre) as its partner to lead a $55 million redevelopment project that could change the face of downtown.
Habibis International Market may open by next week, and the owners are looking for part-time employees. Courtney Haton […]
The revitalization of downtown Sanford is a passionate subject for many folks, and for good reason: Sanford has […]
The city of Sanford did another great job with their July 4 celebration. Daniel Morris of Park Avenue […]
As a youngster growing up in Sanford, Dylan Bashore used to ride his bike to the library during the summer.
“Downtown had no life,” Bashore said. “The library was the biggest thing going on.”
Things have changed substantially since then. Downtown has a thriving nightlife and a blossoming art scene. Bashore, 28, and his business partner Robert Turner, 31, plan to contribute to the changing face of downtown life when they open their brewery and tasting room, Inner Compass Brewing Co., in the fall of 2015.
A popular Lake Mary restaurant wants to dump its current city in favor of relocating to downtown Sanford.
Owners of Lonnie’s Fusion Cuisine (Website | Facebook), which serves “American food with an Asian flair,” are serious enough about the move to Sanford that they have obtained financing to rehab a building on Palmetto Avenue and have hired architects and engineers to draw up preliminary plans for the renovation.
The numbers are in from the 3rd Annual Pints n’ Paws event, and they are impressive. The pet-friendly […]
The word about Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Cafe in downtown Sanford continues to spread far and wide. USA Today […]
Rob Hawkins is an unassuming man. But don’t let his calm demeanor fool you: He’s a man on a mission to rid downtown Sanford of blight.
Hawkins is the owner of Insurance Risk Services, a 35-year-old company that provides field underwriting support for the insurance industry. More importantly, he is the owner of three buildings in the 100 block of Park Avenue.
His most recent purchase is the long under-utilized gas station/bus terminal building at the northwest corner of 2nd Street and Park Avenue.
It’s back to the future for downtown Sanford’s newest business.
Rabbitfoot Records Coffee Lounge plans to open Friday, March 7, and sell records – the vinyl kind that require a turntable.
“”We’re not selling CDs. This will be an old-fashioned type record store,” says Rob Wallace, co-owner of Rabbitfoot Records.