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.
Promoting learning by doing at Code School.
At 24, Solar Bears forward Scott Tanski is already a veteran—and he still has all his teeth.
A basic formula to bring your family closer together.
How a legendary tree that burned three years ago has taken on a new life.
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.
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.
Richard Peeples, 53, and his quirky songs have delighted thousands of youngsters over the past decade.
Phones, computers and games can spark a big disconnect. But they also can help us share experiences.
10 things every Central Florida family should do at least once.
Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter let everyman help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams, from food trucks to films.
The Merita Bread sign along Interstate 4 is down but not out.
Giving back to the community on a Saturday morning—UCF style.
Greg Dawson pleads guilty to regifting and is sentenced to tell us all about it.
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.
Wes Hamrick, 52, hits the right note among audiences with his musical serenades.
Kids of all ages can get the hang of catching a wave.
Greg Dawson feels right at home with his addiction to HGTV.
The Daily Buzz’s Jessica Reyes, 35, helps wake up millions of national TV viewers using a combination of sass and humor.
From leisurely to strenuous, pedaling opportunities abound throughout Florida.
It’s possible to get back to nature in the lap of luxury.
Dolphins, rays and manatees are the main attractions.
Skunks as pets? You bet. Wake up and smell the coffee.
The upper end of International Drive is getting some eye-popping additions.
From kayaking and ziplining to fishing and surfing, there’s plenty of fun waiting outdoors. Sample our selection of adventures both far and near.
This waterway offers one-of-a-kind finds: fossils.
Georgia’s Cumberland Island remains a haven for horses and wilderness.
It’s a safari of a different sort—sailing over the trees at 25 mph.
Being a preacher’s kid and other ruminations.
Rockets and flying saucers and doodads, oh my! Read the story behind Skycraft Parts and Surplus.
We’re sorry, but Greg Dawson can’t take your call. He’s been detained by telemarketers.
Mike Weakley, 48, has made a career out of walking tall, to the delight of young and old alike.
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.
Greg Dawson has walked the walkability walk in Orlando—and it’s not a pretty sight.
Trained as an engineer in England, Martin Deeley, 68, found his true calling when he got his first hunting dog.