Category Archives: Downtown

Voce Communications Doubles Downtown Location

Voce Communications, one of downtown Winter Haven’s technology companies, is expanding their current location by adding 1800 more square feet of space. The company specializes in communications platforms for clients.  The local development team has grown from three employees to … Continue reading

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Ritz Sign Lighting Caught in Time Lapse …

Downtown’s historic Ritz Theatre held a Fat Tuesday celebration last evening to mark the re-installation and lighting of its historic neon sign. Potthast Studios (thank you Mike) captured the occasion on this beautiful time-lapse segment … Click the video below … Continue reading

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Ritz Sign Will Shine at Fat Tuesday Celebration

The downtown landmark Ritz Theatre once again features its historic neon sign. A historically accurate reproduction of the theatre’s original sign is in place on the building and installation of the neon is now underway. Fundraising to specifically pay for … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to Downtown Winter Haven …

A new dining experience will soon open in downtown Winter Haven from the same fine folks at the Fire Restaurant in downtown Auburndale. The exciting new restaurant is expected to open in February in the former Tanner’s location. Watch for … Continue reading

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“Windows on the Season”

It is the holiday season and Christmas is in the air … and in the windows at downtown’s Potthast Studios. Once again this year, photographer Mike Potthast and his staff have created a Christmas tribute to warm your heart. This … Continue reading

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Winter Haven Community Tree Lighting

Singing to be led by Seth Rollins, Season 9 contestant on American Idol … Enjoy carols, cider and Santa at Winter Haven’s 2012 Christmas Tree Lighting in Central Park. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012. Central Park will … Continue reading

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Ritz Trivia – Win Two “Wine for Sign” Tickets

Calling ALL trivia fanatics … you can win two tickets to the August 30 “Wine for the Sign” event ($150 value)! Just be the first to email the correct answer to the following question: The Ritz actually began its “theatre … Continue reading

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Saigon Cafe Opens Downtown

Downtown Winter Haven has a great new option in cuisine as the Saigon Cafe is now open at 309 W. Central Avenue (adjacent to and operated by the same owners as Tsunami Sushi). The Vietnamese restaurant features a menu that … Continue reading

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7th Annual Central Park Stroll: You’re Invited!

The City of Winter Haven and the Polk Museum of Art cordially invite you to attend the 7th Annual Central Park Stroll: Thursday, May 3, 2012 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Central Park Downtown Winter Haven Stroll the sculptures, enjoy live … Continue reading

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Welling to Direct Main Street Winter Haven …

Main Street Winter Haven hires new Executive Director Winter Haven, FL – The Board of Directors for Main Street Winter Haven has announced that Suzette Welling has been hired as the organization’s Executive Director. Winter Haven was named a Florida … Continue reading

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