Our readers have spoken and selected the crème de la crème in dozens of categories, from breweries to bands, community leaders to art galleries, pet-friendly eateries to summer camps. A special shout-out goes to our beloved Lake Eola swans. Check out tidbits about the feathered residents throughout the section.
Other people making news or working behind the scenes
Attorney, Businessman, Philanthropist
If you’re a lover of food, history, golf, adventure, wellness or the beach, these six destinations will fulfill your dreams of the ultimate getaway.
Our annual guide to great cuisine, with 20 picks from Dining Critic Joseph Hayes, selections by readers in 57 categories, and four new inductees into our Dining Hall of Fame.
A lot of thought and care goes into your cuppa java. And those who craft it do a world of good.
We asked 10 doctors to share with readers a memorable day or experience in their medical careers.
The Annual List of the Best Doctors in Orlando.
Here’s a primer on the disease, its effects, the struggle to live with it, and the efforts to treat it.
Welcome to our celebration of Best Friends. We’ll tug at your heart as we travel through time with some close companions. And we’ll provide a wealth of info on products, adoption, senior pets and health issues. So sit. Stay. And enjoy.
There are treasures to be found all over Central Florida—and here’s your exclusive map to some great finds. Our annual Best of ORL list is based entirely on reader picks in dozens of categories. Plus check out our snapshot profiles of selected winners.
Here are some of the places you can go in Central Florida when you need supplies, products and services for your best friends.
Look good all the way down to your toes with these colorful socks in fun, graphic prints.
Our readers voted online for their top picks in dozens of categories, from sweet shops to car dealers, bloggers to wedding venues. We carried our snazzy "Best of Orl" sign to various winning spots for photos, then had a "blast" coloring it for the cover.
When it comes to Interstate 4 and its half-century history through Orlando, few motorists have spoken the language of love. Will I-4 Ultimate improve our relationship with the asphalt behemoth? Maybe. But it could take a toll.
From jazz to rock, blues to metal, we present 20 music acts that call Orlando home.
Timeless and sophisticated, fall’s best after-dark fashions exude a bit of sex appeal.
Dogs and cats and rabbits and pigs, oh my! Our sixth annual pet issue has them all, as well as advice on keeping your pet healthy and happy. Plus, we've found a new way to track down a furry friend seeking a forever home. And our resource guide is packed full of information about places offering everything from boarding to baked goodies.
Our annual list comprises politicians, entrepreneurs, educators, artists, philanthropists and others who are instrumental in shaping our community.
Check out seven destinations that will help you get in touch with your inner Floridian.
Our readers choose their annual favorites in dozens of categories, from bests for takeout and steak house to favorites for pizza and burgers. Plus, Orlando magazine Dining Critic Joseph Hayes weighs in with his top picks for notable newcomer, jazziest brunch, barbecue legend and more.
Show off your love of spring in these feminine, flirty looks.
Join us as we offer snapshots of the people, places and issues that have shaped our community—and this magazine—for the past seven decades.
Dining critic Joseph Hayes has searched the city for the yummiest sweet treats—from pies and chocolates made with TLC, to killer ice cream sandwiches and popsicles. So pick up a napkin, drop the calorie counter and dig into a slice of sugar heaven.
We’ve assembled dozens of activities designed to strengthen family connections—from biking to hiking, star gazing to wall climbing, making pancakes to camping in the backyard, sharing a book to solving a mystery. An abundance of activities on our list are low-cost or free. So let the fun begin!
Shop local this holiday with 22 of our favorite places in town to find a unique gift for that special someone.
They help get the vote out, minister to the homeless, counsel the grieving, give kids a sense of purpose.
Yes, they’ve come to take you away. So enjoy the journey with our mouthwatering guide, including an analysis of Burgermania, the Burger Bucket List, chains and local faves, a map of the burger galaxy, and the newest arrival in town: the O-Mag Burger. Wanna try it? Click on "Meet Beth'' for details.
Our 2015 edition features stories about pet health, fun finds, and more, plus the lucky winners of our annual pet contest.