“It’s not all glittery and sunshine,” says Jaclyn Fraser, 28, who powers through with “lots of caffeine.”
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.
Freaky encounters with Mother Nature.
2 siblings find a way to unite their community after a pet’s shooting.
Greg Dawson recalls the good ol’ days of school recess, and finds that this cherished—and essential—play time for kids is quickly disappearing.
For Wayne Corbitt, 38, daily tours on the Everglades headwaters in Kissimmee never get old.
A harvest of awards, a pinch of sleuthing.
In pursuing one passion, Jennifer Erickson finds another—students.
According to Greg Dawson, the real “walking dead” are all around us, glued to their cell phones.
Like, love or wow? It’s complicated.
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.
While reflecting on the city’s growth, Greg Dawson notes that the only constant is change
A brief glimpse back at Church Street.
Orlando-Land was all over the opening of Walt Disney World in October 1971.
Meet the women behind—and on the cover of—Orlando-Land magazine.
Can you find these 30 things on our March anniversary cover?
Sally Downs, 85, takes us back to a simpler time.
Orlando magazine and the "Information Highway"
A sampling of some notable covers in our history.
Tom Kohler helped shape the look of Orlando. We take a look back—and ask him to make some predictions.
1987: The Silver Skillet Awards—A precursor to our annual Dining Awards
A brief history of Orlando magazine.
1992: Orlando magazine’s Newsmaker of the Year
How Scott Thompson, aka Carrot Top, went from oyster shucker to comedic headliner—and why he still calls Central Florida home.
Stuck in the past—and loving it.
How one of the area’s most eligible singles found magic.
Breanne Anderson fought off cancer and became a caregiver herself.
Sweet disasters that stick in the memory.
Greg Dawson muses on men’s most challenging day of the year.
Life behind a torch has an unbreakable hold on David Sandidge, 51.
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.
Greg Dawson is feeling the heat of a New Year’s meltdown.
Alec Jones, 14, has sky-high tricks and even higher hopes of becoming the world’s best yo-yoer.
Learning the old-school style of putting pen to paper still has an important place in our digital world.
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!
Creative workshops, volunteer programs, and fun with food.