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Story of… Santa Claus

The jolly old elf who is “older than Methuselah” admits the best present can’t be put under the tree.

Secily Wilson: A Voice for Empowerment

Two strokes couldn’t silence longtime TV anchor Secily Wilson, who uses her adversities as a springboard for helping other women.

Story of a... Zamboni Driver

Jesus Garcia has a cool job, literally, as ice resurfacer for the RDV Sportsplex and Amway Center.

Meet the Faces of Orlando 2017—Part One

In this series we will meet the faces behind some of the city’s most notable businesses.

Story of a... Crime Scene Investigator

For Orlando Police Department investigator Chantal Styer, a good day means justice is done and nobody dies.

An Enduring Shepherd: Pastor Jim Henry

Three years ago, Pastor Henry answered the call to return to his old pulpit and guide a struggling congregation. He has served them well.

Story of a… High Diver

World-ranking athlete Ginger Huber will dive 66 feet off a cliff, but mice make her scream like a little girl.

Story of a… Astronomer

For Seminole State College planetarium director Derek Demeter, studying the night sky is always illuminating.

Story of a… Wastewater Worker

Daron Johnson leads a crew that takes on one of Orlando’s dirtiest and most necessary jobs.

Story of a… Florida Cowboy

Fifth-generation rancher Kevin Whaley maintains the traditions and bloodlines of Old Florida.

Story of a…Winemaker

Jeanne Burgess has been drinking on the job for 34 years as vintner at Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards in Clermont.

Story of a… Hang Glider

Malcolm Jones runs Wallaby Ranch, a hang gliding park and flight school, from the flat farmlands near Davenport.

Women Who Move the City 2017

Meet some of the business, civic and educational leaders who work to bring about positive change and enhance the quality of life in our community.

Story of a… Dairy Farmer

With a lifetime of experience, Gerald Fieser, 61, counters what he calls the “idealistic view of what farming should be.”

Story of an… Eye Mechanic

Years of puttering with his grandpa’s tools gave R.T. Hoffman the know-how to keep the Orlando Eye spinning.

Story of a… Carillonneur

Playing the carillon in Bok Tower 200 feet in the air, Geert D’hollander is on cloud nine.

Story of a… Clock Doc

Link Christensen spends his days diagnosing and repairing timepieces by listening to their “heartbeats.”

Hey, Coach!

A history of the men who have guided Magic players over the last 27 years.

Vogel’s Vision

The Orlando Magic’s new head coach talks about his basketball philosophy, optimism, family—and his strategy for taking the team to the playoffs.

Story of a… Home Inspector

Bring on the cat urine, the duct tape and the dead bodies because Jon Bolton has seen it all.

Meet the Faces of Orlando—Part Two

In this series we will meet the faces behind some of the city’s most notable businesses.

Meet the Faces of Orlando—Part One

In this series we will meet the faces behind some of the city’s most notable businesses.

Pinstripe Dreams

They came true for Nick Goody of Orlando, the matter-of-fact kid who was coached by Mom and now pitches for the legendary New York Yankees.

Story of A… Pet Groomer

Ashley Deveau keeps her four-legged clients looking and feeling good at Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming in Thornton Park.

Story of a… Wax Figure Artist

Ashley Priselac keeps the celebrities at Madame Tussauds Orlando looking their best.

50 Most Powerful: Business

50 Most Powerful: 15 to Watch

These leaders are also making a mark in our community.

50 Most Powerful People 2016

Our annual list comprises politicians, entrepreneurs, educators, artists, philanthropists and others who are instrumental in shaping our community.

50 Most Powerful: Tourism & Transportation

50 Most Powerful: Education

50 Most Powerful: Government & Politics

50 Most Powerful: Entertainment & The Arts

50 Most Powerful: Philanthropy & Community Voices

Story of a… Baker

Evette Rahman, 51, owner of Sister Honey’s bakery, carries on her mother’s legacy.

Story of a… Wedding Planner

“It’s not all glittery and sunshine,” says Jaclyn Fraser, 28, who powers through with “lots of caffeine.”

Rebel Without a Pause

For four years, Jeff Sonksen has blazed a mile-long trail for public art along a Seminole County bikeway. And he’s nowhere near finished.
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Top Doctors 2017

The Annual List of the Top Doctors in Orlando.

Best Doctors 2017

The Annual List of the Best Doctors in Orlando.

Orlando's Top Chiropractors of 2017

Check out our 2017 list of some of the best chiropractors in the Orlando area.

2017 Premier Veterinarians

The 2017 Pet Guide: Pet Resource Guide

Here are some of the places you can go in Central Florida when you need supplies, products and services for your best friends.

Premier Realtors 2017

Let Orlando's best realtors help you find your dream home!

Orlando's Best Lawyers 2017

Our annual list includes hundreds of Orlando-area attorneys in dozens of areas of practice.
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