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22 December 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Melrose Center: On the Road

As 2016 comes to an end, we’re already looking forward to some awesome events in January 2017. If you don’t believe us, check out our events page!

One such event will bring our team on a (short) ride from our Downtown Orlando location to the Orlando Science Center. Otronicon will be held January 13 – 16, and our staff will be there to demo some technology that we’re working to make available to for our Melrose members (and some that’s already accessible)! You’ll be able to participate in this virtual ring-side game event in one of four ways (or do them all). We’re calling it The Melrose Immersive Experience. We hope you’ll come find our booth!

To learn more about Otronicon or purchase tickets, click on the link below:


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09 December 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Introducing the Melrose Creative Expo!

Did we mention that the voting period for the third annual Melrose Awards is underway? If you haven’t already, you should check out all the submissions that were sent in by some majorly talented people, and VOTE! Go ahead, clicky…we’ll wait right here. [Edit: The voting period is closed…Plan on coming to the Expo to see who won!!]

Wasn’t that so much fun? If you’re not careful, you’ll get some of those songs stuck in your head, amirite?? Okay, so that aside, the winners will be announced at our newly named Melrose Creative Expo! I know, you’re shrugging and wondering, “Why is it a big deal to stray from the short-lived tradition of calling it an Anniversary?” Well, that’s because we wanted these celebrations to be less about the mere passage of time and more about the creativity, community and innovation that has grown in and around the Melrose Center. Our Studio and Lab doors will be open with hands-on demonstrations inside. A number of scheduled live performances will keep us all entertained (I can’t promise that this won’t turn into a dance party) while you connect with exhibitors throughout the Melrose Center.

We plan on celebrating big and we want you to join us! Save the date: Saturday, February 11, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.


Also, if you would like to be an exhibitor at this event, please complete the online form and we’ll be in touch!

If you’re not quite sure what you’re getting into, check out the photos below, taken from this year’s event.


The Second Annual Melrose Awards kicked off the event.


Exhibitors, like the Orlando Science Center, brought activities that helped to showcase their organization.



Even locally-based businesses in the Tech & Maker fields were amongst our exhibitors.



Interest-based meetup groups were also in attendance. Pictured: Orlando Virtual Reality


Orlando Podcasters were also present.


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08 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Second Annual Melrose Awards Winners

Award Categories

Melrose Awards Grand Prize Winner

Kristina Alysse Ramos
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  Category Winners ($250)

Jeffrey Brown
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Ashaine Briscoe
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Cherokee Richardson
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Kristina Alysse Ramos
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Aaron L. Griffin
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Marcus McCoy
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James Middleton
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Les Carpenter
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Patrick Nye
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Stephanie Rebeca Clark
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Lynn Alley
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Paul Browder
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13 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Melrose Center: Second Anniversary!

Melrose Center Second Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, February 6, 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.

Visit the Melrose Center located on the second floor of the Orlando Public Library, for live entertainment, creative projects, and innovative demonstrations. This lively event features the creativity and ingenuity the Orlando area has to offer. Exhibitors will be in the Creative Workspace to demonstrate robots, provide resources and show you how to plug in and play! 

Audio Studio
Learn what it takes to make your world-class recording! Join us for live musical performances and interactive tours.

Fab Lab
There’s always something new to learn!  With hands-on demonstrations and activities, learn why our Makerspace is aFab-ulous place to visit!
Photo Studio
Get your vogue on! Tour the studio and check out the available equipment and classes. Have your cameras ready! Capture the event and share your best photos on Flickr. 
Video Studio
See yourself on the big screen! Play on the green screen and explore the tools videographers use to create movie magic! Picture yourself as a Creeper or soaring through the galaxy!
Melrose Awards
And the winner is… Visit Center during the event to celebrate the innovative creations that were made at the Melrose Center.  

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08 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Holiday Family Photos – 2015


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