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Tech Spotlight: Chris Harden & Jeremy Scheinberg

Trobo the Storytelling Robot and its animated lessons.

Tech Spotlight: Carlos Carbonell

The team of Carlos Carbonell and Amy Jantzer at Echo Interaction Group.

Labor of Love

Best Valentine’s Day idea ever and other ruminations.

Faces of Tech

Orlando’s tech startup community is a digital melting pot of app developers, software designers and hardware makers. Their stories are as diverse as their creative endeavors.

Tech Spotlight: Gregg Pollack

Promoting learning by doing at Code School.

Story of a... Hockey Player

At 24, Solar Bears forward Scott Tanski is already a veteran—and he still has all his teeth.

Dirt, Sun, Water & Seeds

A basic formula to bring your family closer together.

A Giant Is Reborn

How a legendary tree that burned three years ago has taken on a new life.

Yes, We Can't

Greg Dawson doesn’t worry about the temptation of making New Year’s resolutions; he’s had the some one for 25 years and counting.

Family Matters

We celebrate the family with strategies for connection and creativity, such as gardening together, taking music lessons, and setting some rules for high-tech toys. Plus check out our bucket list of fun excursions.

Story of...a Children's Entertainer

Richard Peeples, 53, and his quirky songs have delighted thousands of youngsters over the past decade.

Family Tech :) and :(

Phones, computers and games can spark a big disconnect. But they also can help us share experiences.

Bucket (of Fun) List

10 things every Central Florida family should do at least once.

Start Me Up

Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter let everyman help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams, from food trucks to films.

Signing Off

The Merita Bread sign along Interstate 4 is down but not out.

Shining Knights

Giving back to the community on a Saturday morning—UCF style.

Repeat After Me

Greg Dawson pleads guilty to regifting and is sentenced to tell us all about it.

Presents Perfect

Last-minute shoppers, relax. We’ve got some great gift ideas—from offbeat coffee mugs and handy fix-it tools to high-tech travel gadgets and colorful kitchen accessories.

Story of a...Pianist

Wes Hamrick, 52, hits the right note among audiences with his musical serenades.

Learn to Surf

Kids of all ages can get the hang of catching a wave.

House Party

Greg Dawson feels right at home with his addiction to HGTV.

Story of a...Morning TV Personality

The Daily Buzz’s Jessica Reyes, 35, helps wake up millions of national TV viewers using a combination of sass and humor.

Bike Around the State

From leisurely to strenuous, pedaling opportunities abound throughout Florida.

Fly Fish at the Ritz-Carlton

It’s possible to get back to nature in the lap of luxury.

Sail or Kayak in St. Augustine

Dolphins, rays and manatees are the main attractions.

Passing the Smell Test

Skunks as pets? You bet. Wake up and smell the coffee.


The upper end of International Drive is getting some eye-popping additions.

Get Out (Outside That Is...)

From kayaking and ziplining to fishing and surfing, there’s plenty of fun waiting outdoors. Sample our selection of adventures both far and near.

Paddle in Peace

This waterway offers one-of-a-kind finds: fossils.

Explore the Untamed

Georgia’s Cumberland Island remains a haven for horses and wilderness.

Go Ziplining at Forever Florida

It’s a safari of a different sort—sailing over the trees at 25 mph.

Kid You Not

Being a preacher’s kid and other ruminations.

Another World

Rockets and flying saucers and doodads, oh my! Read the story behind Skycraft Parts and Surplus.

Ring Cycle

We’re sorry, but Greg Dawson can’t take your call. He’s been detained by telemarketers.

Story of a... Stilt Walker

Mike Weakley, 48, has made a career out of walking tall, to the delight of young and old alike.

Filling a Tall Order

With a message that’s modern in style but traditional in substance, Pastor David Uth has led First Baptist Church of Orlando to embrace a multicultural outlook—and has become a strong voice in favor of immigration reform.
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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.

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

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