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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.

I-Opener

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.

Out of Step

Greg Dawson has walked the walkability walk in Orlando—and it’s not a pretty sight.

Story of a... Dog Trainer

Trained as an engineer in England, Martin Deeley, 68, found his true calling when he got his first hunting dog.

3 Pet Products That Blow Our Minds

Senior Superlatives

Older greyhounds offer an extraordinary adoption choice.

Arts & Entertainment Season Preview

Our annual sneak peek at what’s to come in Central Florida, including museum exhibits and musical, theatrical and dance performances.

Weighing In

What are highway weigh stations all about? And why should we care?

2014 Pet Guide

Check out profiles of Cooper and the other cover finalists as part of our fourth annual pet issue, which also features stories on therapy dogs, a look at the problem of pet obesity, and a list of Orlando’s Top Vets.

2014 Pet Finalists

He weighs only 2 pounds, but Cooper the rabbit is a heavyweight when it comes to getting the vote out. The Netherland dwarf bunny won the online reader poll in our Cover Pet competition by a comfy margin. Check out Cooper and the other cover finalists.

Living (Too) Large

Increasing numbers of dogs and cats are packing on too many pounds. Here’s a look at what’s behind the excessive heft.

Pets 2014: Ask the Vet

Local veterinarians answer some of your questions.

Bold Missions

Explorations at home and in space.

Best of Orlando 2014

Thousands of readers cast votes online for their top picks in dozens of categories, from Best Independent Coffee Shop to Best Local Burger to Best Public Golf Course, and more.

Random Matters

The best of potpourri.

You’ve Got Rail

Greg Dawson rides SunRail and finds lots of satisfied paying customers.

What Lies Beneath

George O’Leary seems to be the classic curmudgeon. But that’s just one side of UCF’s football coach. We found another.

Neighborhood Watch

Matt Broffman’s Bungalower site draws readers by using a straightforward approach to community news.

Story of a... Driving Instructor

Bonnie Frank, 55, steers Orlando’s motorists of tomorrow in the right direction.

50 Most Powerful People in Orlando

The people on our 11th annual 50 Most Powerful List are a diverse group, from political leaders, university presidents, business owners and attorneys to bank executives, tourism officials and community activists.
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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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