Tag: Ocoee

Cupid’s Corner: Valentine’s Day

February brings the season of love, with Valentine’s Day just around the corner. Hands are held, flowers are delivered, and chocolate is consumed by the pound. This year, make your valentine feel extra-special with one (or more) of these fabulous gift ideas. Whether it is a romantic dinner for two, an energizing activity or self-improvement, Cupid’s Corner has the perfect fit for your loved one.


When it comes to planning their weddings, many brides have been dreaming about the big day since they were little girls. They have envisioned the venue, dress, flowers, cake and sometimes, even the groom. It’s supposed to be the most magical day of a woman’s life. For those lacking in the fairy-godmother department, it can also be one of the most stressful times.

The Woman Issue

It’s an age-old question: What do women want? With the Southwest Orlando Bulletin’s first The Woman Issue, we try to help answer that question, as much as anyone can.

A Long & Rich History

Tucked between Windermere and Ocoee, and home to about 2,000 people, Gotha enjoys a rich history, which caring citizens have sought to preserve and maintain.

Early Gotha

German immigrant H.A. Hempel founded Gotha in the late 1870s and named it after his birthplace. A Buffalo, New York, resident, he planned to spend a few months of the year in Florida to escape the cold. Hempel, an inventor of a printing tool, envisioned Gotha being an enclave for fellow Germans.