Last week we launched the Orlando Weekly Press Club to create a community around our readers and strongest supporters at a time that local media across the country has been struggling, and to help underwrite our work in the face of the devastating loss of revenue caused by the coronavirus pandemic. We are eternally grateful to the members of our community who have spoken up for us in our time of need. Here's an incredibly sweet quote from one of Orlando's experts on sweetness: Trina Gregory-Propst, chef-owner of Se7en Bites and Sette Italian.
“Don't let the voice of news, views, arts and entertainment be quieted at a time when the world should be listening.
“When you need facts, perspective, updates and things to make you fall in love with Orlando again, Orlando Weekly is there. You still deserve facts, perspective, updates and things to make you fall in love with Orlando again, after all this is over. Subscribe to them; save them.
“Alternative press is like a big plate of biscuits and gravy: comforting, filling, never a bad thing!”
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