May 2009

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Featured Story

Invasion of the Burgers

Yes, they’ve come to take you away. So enjoy the journey with our mouthwatering guide, including an analysis of Burgermania, the Burger Bucket List, chains and local faves, a map of the burger galaxy, and the newest arrival in town: the O-Mag Burger. Wanna try it? Click on "Meet Beth'' for details.
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In This Issue

Dining Awards 2009

Our readers name their favorite restaurants in dozens of categories.

Dining Hall of Fame

Orlando magazine honors three individuals, a team and a singular restaurant as Dining Hall of Fame inductees. The Hall of Famers have made lasting contributions to the area’s dining scene.

Masters of Taste

 Orlando’s four master sommeliers passed a rigorous test to reach the top of their profession.


Passing the Gavel

 Upon retiring from the Florida Supreme Court bench, Charlie Wells reflects on the 2000 presidential recount and returning home to Orlando. 

In St. Pete, Easy Does It

 Once known as a retirement haven, the Gulf Coast city has gotten better with age.

Star Bursts

 At the Florida Film Festival, Glenn Close and Jon Voight talk about heroes, villains and what makes a film a classic.  

Alan Grayson

 He’s the newly elected U.S. representative for Florida’s 8th Congressional District. Grayson, 51, lives in Orlando with his wife and five children, ages 4 to 14.  

Shades of Beauty

Tim Quinn, makeup artist to the stars, shares 10 tricks of the trade.

Top Picks

 May's best bets in the arts and entertainment.

Outdoor Couture

Fashionable furnishings help turn alfresco spaces into showrooms for entertaining and relaxing.

He's a Big Shot

 Jeff Chase plays two roles in the new Star Trek film. But the roles aren’t as big as the actor who plays them.  


Scandalous Behavior, of That I'm Positive

"Crotty and Demings dealt from the bottom of the deck, turning up the “denial” and “victim” cards, respectively, when they reacted to scandals involving them."


Magic Moment

Henry Maldonado's American Journey

 The son of a Venezuelan military officer, Henry Maldonado adapted to change early on in his life. Living in different places around the world and making new friends were part of the education of Maldonado. After studying film at Boston University, Maldonado found his calling in local TV news production. In 2001, he came to Orlando as the vice president and then general manager at Orlando’s WKMG-Channel 6. His periodic editorials on Local 6 made him one of the most recognized faces in Central Florida. Recently, Maldonado, 60, announced he would retire this summer and pursue filmmaking.

Bling to Bring Maternal Bliss

Indulge Mom with one of these beautiful gifts on her day.
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Featured Page

Premier Veterinarians 2015

Check out our searchable 2015 list of some of the best vets in the Orlando area.
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Guides & Resources

Ask a Vet 2015

Local vets answer some important questions about your pets.

Premier Veterinarians 2015

Check out our searchable 2015 list of some of the best vets in the Orlando area.

Choosing a Graduate School

Programs at UCF and Rollins College

Top Vets 2014

Check out our searchable 2014 list of some of the best vets in Orange and Seminole counties.

Premier Realtors

Let Orlando's best realtors help you find your dream home!

Wedding Resource Guide

Find the best wedding vendors in Orlando.

Summer Getaways 2015

Summer is finally on its way and now is the perfect time to plan your getaway. Check out some of these great deals and special destinations just a short drive from Orlando.

Shattering Myths of Better Business Bureau

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