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Hard Lesson

Greg Dawson laments the need for team sports outside Publix—students raising money so they can keep their sports groups alive.

Double Date

The importance of good works.

Community Angels

They help get the vote out, minister to the homeless, counsel the grieving, give kids a sense of purpose.

Burgers Gone Wild

Addicted to burgers on the run.

Tattoo Artist

Reality TV star Jime Litwalk, 40, has inked locals and celebrities alike in a career spanning more than 20 years.

Hunger Games

Greg Dawson never falls for financial seminars—unless a steak is at stake.

Winning Style

Hairstylist Chris Martin gives pageant hopefuls crucial advice and a big dose of confidence.

In Praise of Pets

Pets as ministers of good cheer.

Worn-Out Welcomes

Greg Dawson has doubts about the “warm welcome” he gets when he enters a store.

Story of a… Therapy Dog

Tori, a 9-year-old St. Bernard/Golden Retriever mix, gives comfort and joy to Orlando Health patients.

Larger Than Life: The 2015 Pet Guide

Our 2015 edition features stories about pet health, fun finds, and more, plus the lucky winners of our annual pet contest.

The 2015 Pet Guide: Finalists

The lucky 7 winners of our 2015 pet contest.

The 2015 Pet Guide: Managers of Merriment

Pets in the office can raise spirits, cut stress and make you feel good about your job. So consider taking your dog—or sloth—to work.

The 2015 Pet Guide: Pet Events

The 2015 Pet Guide: The Survivors

When pets are diagnosed with cancer, their owners face tough decisions. Often the choice is to give these closest friends a fighting chance.

The 2015 Pet Guide: A Golden Opportunity

Major study looks at cancer risk in canines.

The 2015 Pet Guide: Foster Angels

Finding interim homes for rescues is critical to success. And “failure’’ isn’t all bad.

Story of a… Bodybuilder

Through years of intense training, Ian Frierson, 31, has mastered the ability to transform his body and work the crowd.

Best of Orlando 2015: Personalities

Homeward Bound

Greg Dawson discovers that you can go home again, but it probably won’t be exactly as you remembered it.

All for the Best

Best of Orlando—the cutting-room floor.

Best of Orlando 2015

Readers and staff pick the best of the city.

50 Most Powerful: 21-29

Perry Jr., Sublette, Shugart, Grayson, Pugh, Marchena, Demings, Wick, Aguel

50 Most Powerful: 41-50 & 10 to Watch

German, McGee, Webster, Maladecki, Sheehan, NeJame, Batchelor, West, Stuart, LaRoe, Hill, plus 10 to Watch

Adamant Nature

Greg Dawson is feeling kind of antsy about a possible takeover from below.

50 Most Powerful People

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

Endurance Test

A look back at the first 50 Most Powerful issue.

The Immortals

They show their age beautifully—and yet they are ageless. Orlando’s live oak trees have put down roots, spread out and thrived for centuries. And their magnificence continues to grow on us.

Story of a... Comic

For more than half his life, Brian Bradley, 60, has made others laugh—and learned to master tough crowds.

50 Most Powerful: 1-10

Dyer, Morgan, Houmann, Hitt, Jenkins, Jacobs, Gardiner, Downs, Rosen, Kalogridis

50 Most Powerful: 11-20

Williams, Martins, Mica, Cohen, Thakkar, Ashton, Nelson, Rawlins, Ustler, Kruppenbacher

50 Most Powerful: 30-40

Maines, Miller, Simmons, Ramsberger, Siegel, Macnab, Whittall, Brown II, Bailey, Maxwell, German

Noises Off, Please

Reflections on grits and nitwits.

Unclean Sweep

Greg Dawson gets all misty eyed—from debris sent airborne by leaf blowers.

Story of a... Boat Tour Guide

With 15 years on Winter Park’s lakes, Dan Lancaster, 77, has seen it all: wildlife fights, stormy weather and a “dead boat.”

Story of a... Living Statue

Nicolas Jay, 43, paints his body, dresses in costume, and stays perfectly still to entertain audiences at Disney World.
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Guides & Resources

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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