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Best of Orlando: Our people.

Street Smarts

What’s in name? Greg Dawson answers that question when he researches the science behind street-naming in new developments.

The Power of Teachers

The power of great teachers.

Trial Run

Greg Dawson is eager to be called for jury duty—except when he’s not.

Some Like It Hotter

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

Mortal Coil

Freaky encounters with Mother Nature.

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.

Best of All Worlds

A harvest of awards, a pinch of sleuthing.

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.

Miracle Grow

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

Time Travel

Stuck in the past—and loving it.

Candy Crushed

Sweet disasters that stick in the memory.

Labor of Love

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

Month of Meltdowns

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

Recent Memory

When memories can be larger than life.

Coach Outlet

Greg Dawson gauges his potential as a life coach and comes up a little short.

A Way With Words

The beauty of doctors as storytellers.

Hard Lesson

Greg Dawson laments the need for team sports outside Publix—students raising money so they can keep their sports groups alive.

Double Date

The importance of good works.

Burgers Gone Wild

Addicted to burgers on the run.

Hunger Games

Greg Dawson never falls for financial seminars—unless a steak is at stake.

In Praise of Pets

Pets as ministers of good cheer.

Worn-Out Welcomes

Greg Dawson has doubts about the “warm welcome” he gets when he enters a store.

Homeward Bound

Greg Dawson discovers that you can go home again, but it probably won’t be exactly as you remembered it.

All for the Best

Best of Orlando—the cutting-room floor.

Adamant Nature

Greg Dawson is feeling kind of antsy about a possible takeover from below.

Endurance Test

A look back at the first 50 Most Powerful issue.

Noises Off, Please

Reflections on grits and nitwits.

Unclean Sweep

Greg Dawson gets all misty eyed—from debris sent airborne by leaf blowers.

A Sad Lot

Greg Dawson finds the man with the most thankless job in Orlando—an overnight attendant at a towing company’s impoundment lot.

A Murder in Georgia

Reflections on the horror of good-old-boy racism in the not-so-distant past.

Calling It Quits

Greg Dawson has a dinosaur that keeps showing up on his doorstep—the phone book.

Freeze Frames

Ruminations about fashion challenges and more.

A Lesson in Taste

Greg Dawson chows down on school lunch menus of yesteryear and today.

Ultimate Goal

Kicking around soccer and other issues.
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