December 2010

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In This Issue

If They Build It . . .

For fan enjoyment and as a city showpiece, the new Amway Center looks like a winner. But as a game-changer for downtown? Well, we’ll see.

Keeping It Real—Polite

When The Real Housewives of Atlanta visited Helen McLaughlin’s beauty salon, they acted as if they belonged.

Sweet Spots

Gingerbread brownies? Mincemeat pie? An edible Yule log? You’ll find all kinds of holiday treats at these local bakeries.

This One’s a Keeper

Mitchell’s Fish Market has what it takes to succeed— even in a location where other seafood restaurants haven’t.

Old Faithful

At three decades and counting, Park Plaza Gardens continues to impress.

Made for TV

The voters may have spoken loudly on Alan Grayson’s future in Congress, but there’s no way he’s going back to private life. This guy has prime time written all over him, and we have some pitches that could make him a TV star. Hey, Alan, let’s do a meeting.

Top Picks

Santa's Helper

The holidays are upon us and you’re still wondering what to get the person who seems to have everything. Don’t stress. Here are some of the season’s best gift ideas—from the fun and outrageous to the simple and sweet.

Sources of Inspiration

If you’re looking for holiday decorating ideas, look no further than the area’s luxury resorts.

Limelight: Limited Access

The city’s million-dollar art collection in the new Amway Center isn’t for everyone yet. In the meantime, enjoy the reproductions.

The Story of a... Dance Instructor

Lukasz Rogowski, 30, teaches all the right moves, which he says lead to better lives and relationships.

Local Color

A Winter Park makeup artist unveils her own cosmetics line.

The Suspect Who Wasn’t

What’s been lost in the Daley-Lamont controversy is why police were called to Ivanhoe Grocery on North Orange Avenue in the first place.

Answer Man

Even Parking Meters Take a Day Off

Top Doctors 2010

Two national surveys name the Best and Top Doctors in Orlando, as recommended by their peers.

The Diversity Club

No longer a good-ol’-boys stronghold, the 85-year-old organization has reinvented itself as an exclusive group that doesn’t exclude for the wrong reasons. But will its open-arms approach, and installion of its first female president next month, bring the group back to prominence?

Best Doctors 2010

Two national surveys name the Best and Top Doctors in Orlando, as recommended by their peers.

2010 Doctor Profiles

 

Guides & Resources

Real Estate's Hot 100

Whether you’re trying to buy or sell real estate, getting the best deal means finding an agent who possesses savvy and know-how and gets results. This list showcases some Central Florida agents who have demonstrated those skills.

Spotlight on Plastic Surgeons 2014

This special advertising section highlights the accomplishments of plastic surgeons, who tell about their commitment to helping people look their best.

Orlando's Best Lawyers of 2014

Get informed with our annual list of more than 400 Orlando-area attorneys, compiled by Best Lawyers in America. The annual selection features lawyers in 78 areas of practice.

Spotlight on Lawyers 2014

Our special advertising section featuring profiles on local lawyers.

Premier Doctors

Best Lawyers