Orlando City’s Lions begin play this month as a member of Major League Soccer. To prepare you for the next level of Soccermania, we offer a look at their coach, their star player, their history and their fans.
Adrian Heath brings the competitive fire he had as a player to his role as coach of Orlando City.
Yeah, we’re still pinching ourselves—but Kaká really has arrived to lead Orlando City into the big leagues.
From cheering and singing to pyrotechnics, Orlando City’s raucous supporters are a special breed.
Stumped by the terminology of “the beautiful game’’? We’re here to help.
We celebrate the family with strategies for connection and creativity, such as gardening together, taking music lessons, and setting some rules for high-tech toys. Plus check out our bucket list of fun excursions.
Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter let everyman help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams, from food trucks to films.
Last-minute shoppers, relax. We’ve got some great gift ideas—from offbeat coffee mugs and handy fix-it tools to high-tech travel gadgets and colorful kitchen accessories.
Kids of all ages can get the hang of catching a wave.
From leisurely to strenuous, pedaling opportunities abound throughout Florida.
It’s possible to get back to nature in the lap of luxury.
Dolphins, rays and manatees are the main attractions.
From kayaking and ziplining to fishing and surfing, there’s plenty of fun waiting outdoors. Sample our selection of adventures both far and near.
This waterway offers one-of-a-kind finds: fossils.
Georgia’s Cumberland Island remains a haven for horses and wilderness.
It’s a safari of a different sort—sailing over the trees at 25 mph.
He weighs only 2 pounds, but Cooper the rabbit is a heavyweight when it comes to getting the vote out. The Netherland dwarf bunny won the online reader poll in our Cover Pet competition by a comfy margin. Check out Cooper and the other cover finalists.
Older greyhounds offer an extraordinary adoption choice.
Check out profiles of Cooper and the other cover finalists as part of our fourth annual pet issue, which also features stories on therapy dogs, a look at the problem of pet obesity, and a list of Orlando’s Top Vets.
Increasing numbers of dogs and cats are packing on too many pounds. Here’s a look at what’s behind the excessive heft.
Local veterinarians answer some of your questions.
Thousands of readers cast votes online for their top picks in dozens of categories, from Best Independent Coffee Shop to Best Local Burger to Best Public Golf Course, and more.
George O’Leary seems to be the classic curmudgeon. But that’s just one side of UCF’s football coach. We found another.
The people on our 11th annual 50 Most Powerful List are a diverse group, from political leaders, university presidents, business owners and attorneys to bank executives, tourism officials and community activists.
A UCF student captures life in Orlando through snapshots and snippets of stories.
Farmers markets provide a delightful stroll for the senses and the chance to bond with family and friends. On the following pages are five prime places where you can gather nature’s bounty and socialize among the greens.