Be Dazzled

Bring out your inner sparkle with fall’s most illuminating trends. Professional stylist Tammara Kohler of Fused Fashion in Orlando offers tips on how to wear some of the season’s brightest fashions.

Beer, It’s Not Just for Getting Drunk Anymore

Nowadays it’s a lot like wine, appreciated for flavor and paired with food. The trend has moved into Orlando, with brewpubs raising the bar on the beer-drinking experience.

Cover Pet Contest Gallery

We asked readers to send us photos of their pets for our inaugural cover pet contest, and, doggone it, did they ever — more than 130 pics of dogs, cats, birds and even a mouse. We picked 15 finalists and then asked readers to select their favorite. More than 4,500 votes were cast, with man’s best friend taking the top four spots. On this page, you’ll find photos of the winner, runners-up and a sampling of finalists.

Pet Survey

We asked readers some personal questions about dogs and cats in an online survey.

Pet Guide - Exotica II

Pet Guide - Exotica

Pet Guide - Dog's Life

Pet Guide - Health

Your pet deserves the very best, so let us help you indulge your lil’ buddy. Here’s a smattering of everything you need to spoil your four-legged or feathered friend, from training and entertaining to grooming and gourmet goodies, plus health-care tips and the Top Vets in Orlando.

Wag of the Finger

Know this about Cheney Mason: He loves a good fight, whether it’s with the government, ‘incompetent talking head lawyers’ or a heckler whose provocations led him to flip the bird.

Pet Guide - Indulge

Best of Orlando 2011

Show Stoppers

They dazzle with wit, whimsy and song. These performers—a crooner, a puppeteer, a comedian, a magician and a quintet of harmonizers—entertain audiences near and far. They are show stoppers, always on the move. But they stopped long enough to offer us a snapshot into their lives.

50 Most Powerful

Jacobs’ Ladder

The climb to No. 1 was fast and furious for the new county mayor, the first woman to lead the 50 Most Powerful list. But the top could be a lonely place.

The Reader

Pat Williams hasn’t put a book down since he was a kid with a newspaper route, using the money he made from it to fund what became his passion—reading. Now 71, the Orlando Magic executive has read about 7,000 books and has a home library packed with all of them, including rare first printings. In other rooms are hundreds of other tomes anxiously waiting to be read. Be patient, Williams tells them, your time will come.

Out of the Ordinary

There is more to do for excitement in the Orlando area than stand in lines to ride roller coasters at the theme parks. For example, did you know you can hang glide or go on a safari here? No kidding. We Came up with 23 extraordinarily fun things to do, so step out of that line and go for it.

Casey & Me

It wasn’t my intention to become a crime blogger, but once I wrote about the Anthony case, I realized I had to see it through to the end.

2011 Dining Awards

Our annual readers survey names the top restaurants in town in 60 categories.

 

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

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