The Showalter Motorette Company
Above: The Showalter Motorette Company at 671 Orange Avenue in Winter Park, Florida. The Showalter Motorette Company started by J. S. Showalter and his business partner, Ford Rogers, opened for business on November 28, 1945.  The three wheeled motor ... Read more
Remembering downtown Orlando
In the early to mid-1960's, my mom and I would walk a few miles from Orlo Vista to the Pine Hills Shopping Center.  From there, we would catch a bus to downtown where we would always shop at McCory's and Woolworths, which were located on the left (east) ... Read more
Remember when ...
Remember when ... JC Penney's store was located in downtown Orlando at the corner of Orange Avenue and Washington Street?  If you worked downtown in the 1970's, it was a great place to go to during your lunch break. An overtime parking ticket only co ... Read more