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Some Like It Hotter

Greg Dawson ponders the Florida heat and the estimated temperature of hell.

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.

Mortal Coil

Freaky encounters with Mother Nature.

Game Changers

2 siblings find a way to unite their community after a pet’s shooting.

The State of Play

Greg Dawson recalls the good ol’ days of school recess, and finds that this cherished—and essential—play time for kids is quickly disappearing.

Story of a… Airboat Captain

For Wayne Corbitt, 38, daily tours on the Everglades headwaters in Kissimmee never get old.

Best of All Worlds

A harvest of awards, a pinch of sleuthing.

Story of a… Music Teacher

In pursuing one passion, Jennifer Erickson finds another—students.

Answer the Clue Phone

According to Greg Dawson, the real “walking dead” are all around us, glued to their cell phones.

Face Plants

Like, love or wow? It’s complicated.

Celebrating 70

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.

Miracle Grow

While reflecting on the city’s growth, Greg Dawson notes that the only constant is change

Church Street Heydays

A brief glimpse back at Church Street.

Anniversary: Disney Makes Headlines

Orlando-Land was all over the opening of Walt Disney World in October 1971.

Anniversary: Genuine Articles

Meet the women behind—and on the cover of—Orlando-Land magazine.

March Cover Search

Can you find these 30 things on our March anniversary cover?

Story Of A… Orlando Native

Sally Downs, 85, takes us back to a simpler time.

Anniversary: Back to the Future

Orlando magazine and the "Information Highway"

Front & Center

A sampling of some notable covers in our history.

Anniversary: Mr. Downtown

Tom Kohler helped shape the look of Orlando. We take a look back—and ask him to make some predictions.

Anniversary: Introducing the Silver Skillet Awards

1987: The Silver Skillet Awards—A precursor to our annual Dining Awards

Anniversary: A Short History Lesson

A brief history of Orlando magazine.

Anniversary: Shaqnificent!

1992: Orlando magazine’s Newsmaker of the Year

On Top of the World

How Scott Thompson, aka Carrot Top, went from oyster shucker to comedic headliner—and why he still calls Central Florida home.

Time Travel

Stuck in the past—and loving it.

Anniversary: Abracadabra

How one of the area’s most eligible singles found magic.

Anniversary: Living and Giving

Breanne Anderson fought off cancer and became a caregiver herself.

Candy Crushed

Sweet disasters that stick in the memory.

Labor of Love

Greg Dawson muses on men’s most challenging day of the year.

Story of a… Glass Artist

Life behind a torch has an unbreakable hold on David Sandidge, 51.

Women Who Move the City 2016

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.

Month of Meltdowns

Greg Dawson is feeling the heat of a New Year’s meltdown.

Story of a... Yo-Yo Champion

Alec Jones, 14, has sky-high tricks and even higher hopes of becoming the world’s best yo-yoer.

Cursive: Don't Write it Off

Learning the old-school style of putting pen to paper still has an important place in our digital world.

Fun Things to do with the Kids!

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!
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Guides & Resources

2018 Premier Veterinarians

The 2018 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 2018

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

Orlando's Best Lawyers 2018

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

Orlando's Top Dentists of 2018

Our annual list featuring 224 of the area's finest dental professionals.

Guide to Private Schools 2018

Our searchable annual database will help you chart an educational course for your family.

2017 Premier Doctors

Our annual list of over 500 doctors.
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Health Hub: Cancer Care For The Body, Mind and Spirit

Treating the whole patient can improve outcomes.

Texas de Brazil Fall Feast Giveaway

Enter to win a $200 gift certificate for four to Texas de Brazil for a Fall Feast to remember!

Kid Kontributor of the Month - September 2018

Read all about why Leah's cat, Missy, is special, and learn all about our monthly feature, the "Kid Kontributor of the Month."

Orlando Burger Battle 2018 Giveaway

Enter to win VIP and General Admission tickets to our epic Orlando Burger Battle and a subscription to Orlando Magazine!

Health Hub: September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Research and advancements in treatment provide hope for the future
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