Archive for the Category ‘Lake Nona News’

Tropical Smoothie coming to Medical City

Tropical Smoothie coming to Medical City

Tropical Smoothie Café signed a lease for 1,431 square feet in Medical City’s Vickrey Place shopping center on Narcoossee Road, adjacent to Valencia College. There’s not much other news for now, but we want to keep you informed when hear about new businesses plan to come to Lake Nona.

Massive Bike Trail planned, linking Lake Nona, Kissimmee, and Saint Cloud

Massive Bike Trail planned, linking Lake Nona, Kissimmee, and Saint Cloud

Lake Nona has 44 miles of trails for biking, walking, and running. And now, Saint Cloud’s new city manager, Joe Helgenberger, wants to link those trails with trails in Kissimmee and Saint Cloud. Details are slim at the moment, but The Daily City has created an illustration (above) showing what this could look like. They [...]

Juice Bike Share expanding to Lake Nona

Juice Bike Share expanding to Lake Nona

Sticking with its focus on healthy living, Lake Nona will now be getting a Juice Bike Share hub. Starting next month (January), there will be three pick up/drop off locations in Lake Nona Towne Center, Laureate Park Village, and GuideWell Innovation. With over 44 miles of trails to explore in Lake Nona, these bikes are [...]

Crash on Narcoossee Rd sends two people to hospital

Crash on Narcoossee Rd sends two people to hospital

Two people were badly injured Saturday night around 8:15pm as their car crashed on Narcoossee Road near Lake Nona Boulevard. Kat Kennedy, of the Orange County Fire Rescue, said the accident involved only one car with five occupants. One of the people in the car was ejected, and later taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center [...]

Dwell Apartments at Nona Place – Progress Update (with Photos)

Dwell Apartments at Nona Place – Progress Update (with Photos)

Friday, I had a chance to visit the new Dwell Apartments just north of Eagle Creek. It was my first time visiting the new complex, and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. We’ve watched the apartments being built for months now, but it’s surprisingly nice inside, and much more complete than I expected. There [...]

The wait is over! Lake Nona Starbucks opens TODAY!

The wait is over! Lake Nona Starbucks opens TODAY!

It’s been a long time coming, but today is finally the day. The Starbucks in Lake Nona is finally open for business! The reviews are already coming in on the Starbucks Lake Nona Facebook page, and so far, they’re all 5 Star reviews. Make sure you swing by this morning and welcome them to the [...]

Lake Nona Town Centers is nearing completion

Lake Nona Town Centers is nearing completion

The grand opening of the $50 million Lake Nona Town Center is just weeks away, and that means a larger daytime population of business professionals will soon be appearing in the 8,000-acre southeast Orlando community to add to all the activity in neighboring Medical City. Construction is wrapping up on the first phase of the [...]

Lake Nona’s Liliana Pickens is setting the pace to help others

Lake Nona’s Liliana Pickens is setting the pace to help others

Liliana Pickens is always up for a walk or run, but there’s a purpose behind every step. “I’m not here to find a cure for my son’s illness,” Pickens said. “There’s no cure for that. I’m not here to find a cure for cancer, but if I can help someone out, then that’s what we’ll [...]