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.
When memories can be larger than life.
A peer tutoring program nurtures middle-school writing talent.
In a year, Orlando’s Juice Bike Share has expanded to 29 stations with a system that caters to commuters or those just seeking a leisurely ride.
Fun activities for the curious and creative, plus adventures for for space-lovers.
Painting horses, night-time zoo tours, dinosaurs and more!
Enjoy the outdoors with gardening, camping, and more.
Zip lines, splash pads, biking, and other activities.
A day at the movies, an afternoon of bowling, and other more fun delights.
Greg Dawson gauges his potential as a life coach and comes up a little short.
The beauty of doctors as storytellers.
Kim Britt, 53, is dedicated to sharing locally grown words that build connections between readers and writers.
We asked 12 doctors to share with readers a memorable day or experience in their medical careers.
David Bobola, 30, has won swordfights, horseback battles and the heart of a princess at Medieval Times.
The custodian of one of the greatest herds of horses on earth opens his farm to visitors, offering a one-of-a-kind bonding experience.
Greg Dawson laments the need for team sports outside Publix—students raising money so they can keep their sports groups alive.
The importance of good works.
They help get the vote out, minister to the homeless, counsel the grieving, give kids a sense of purpose.
Addicted to burgers on the run.
Reality TV star Jime Litwalk, 40, has inked locals and celebrities alike in a career spanning more than 20 years.
Greg Dawson never falls for financial seminars—unless a steak is at stake.
Hairstylist Chris Martin gives pageant hopefuls crucial advice and a big dose of confidence.
Pets as ministers of good cheer.
Greg Dawson has doubts about the “warm welcome” he gets when he enters a store.
Tori, a 9-year-old St. Bernard/Golden Retriever mix, gives comfort and joy to Orlando Health patients.
Our 2015 edition features stories about pet health, fun finds, and more, plus the lucky winners of our annual pet contest.
The lucky 7 winners of our 2015 pet contest.
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.
When pets are diagnosed with cancer, their owners face tough decisions. Often the choice is to give these closest friends a fighting chance.
Major study looks at cancer risk in canines.
Finding interim homes for rescues is critical to success. And “failure’’ isn’t all bad.
Through years of intense training, Ian Frierson, 31, has mastered the ability to transform his body and work the crowd.