Edit ModuleShow Tags


50 Most Powerful: Education

50 Most Powerful: Government & Politics

50 Most Powerful: Entertainment & The Arts

50 Most Powerful: Philanthropy & Community Voices

Story of a… Baker

Evette Rahman, 51, owner of Sister Honey’s bakery, carries on her mother’s legacy.

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.

Story of a… Airboat Captain

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

Story of a… Music Teacher

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

Anniversary: Genuine Articles

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

Story Of A… Orlando Native

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

Anniversary: Mr. Downtown

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Story of a Bookseller

Kim Britt, 53, is dedicated to sharing locally grown words that build connections between readers and writers.

Best Doctors: Memorable Moments

We asked 12 doctors to share with readers a memorable day or experience in their medical careers.

Story of a… Knight

David Bobola, 30, has won swordfights, horseback battles and the heart of a princess at Medieval Times.

Community Angels

They help get the vote out, minister to the homeless, counsel the grieving, give kids a sense of purpose.

Tattoo Artist

Reality TV star Jime Litwalk, 40, has inked locals and celebrities alike in a career spanning more than 20 years.

Winning Style

Hairstylist Chris Martin gives pageant hopefuls crucial advice and a big dose of confidence.

Story of a… Therapy Dog

Tori, a 9-year-old St. Bernard/Golden Retriever mix, gives comfort and joy to Orlando Health patients.

Story of a… Bodybuilder

Through years of intense training, Ian Frierson, 31, has mastered the ability to transform his body and work the crowd.

Best of Orlando 2015: Personalities

50 Most Powerful: 21-29

Perry Jr., Sublette, Shugart, Grayson, Pugh, Marchena, Demings, Wick, Aguel

50 Most Powerful: 41-50 & 10 to Watch

German, McGee, Webster, Maladecki, Sheehan, NeJame, Batchelor, West, Stuart, LaRoe, Hill, plus 10 to Watch

50 Most Powerful People

Our annual list comprises politicians, entrepreneurs, educators, philanthropists and others who are instrumental in shaping our community.

Story of a... Comic

For more than half his life, Brian Bradley, 60, has made others laugh—and learned to master tough crowds.

50 Most Powerful: 1-10

Dyer, Morgan, Houmann, Hitt, Jenkins, Jacobs, Gardiner, Downs, Rosen, Kalogridis

50 Most Powerful: 11-20

Williams, Martins, Mica, Cohen, Thakkar, Ashton, Nelson, Rawlins, Ustler, Kruppenbacher

50 Most Powerful: 30-40

Maines, Miller, Simmons, Ramsberger, Siegel, Macnab, Whittall, Brown II, Bailey, Maxwell, German

Story of a... Boat Tour Guide

With 15 years on Winter Park’s lakes, Dan Lancaster, 77, has seen it all: wildlife fights, stormy weather and a “dead boat.”
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow TagsEdit ModuleShow Tags

Guides & Resources

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

Edit ModuleShow Tags

PeopleRecent Blog Posts

Weekend Happenings Mar 16-18

Our top picks for what's happening in and around Orlando this weekend.

"Be Not Afraid of Greatness..."

Post-grad theater student Amanda Lee assumes nigh every duty as she stages a production of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night'' with an all-female cast of friends.

Weekend Happenings Mar 9-11

Know what's happening in and around Orlando for the weekend.

Science Shtick

A mixer at the Orlando Science Center will reach for the stars as well as the heights of humor.

Weekend Happenings Mar 2-4

Know what's happening in and around Orlando for the weekend.
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags