May 2010

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The Mayors Go to Bat

I give Crotty some props for dialing back spending in the county and taking a more cautious approach than Dyer to building the downtown performing arts center.

Mom-entos

She always said you were gifted. So prove it this Mother’s Day with smart gift-giving.

Petal Power

Many flowers have what it takes to hydrate, soothe and even heal skin.

Top Picks

Shooting Stars

Douglas Kirkland, who has photographed such icons as Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn, is headlining downtown Orlando’s new photography festival.

2010 Dining Hall of Fame

Orlando magazine honors two chef-owners, a waiter and an oyster bar as Dining Hall of Fame inductees. The Dining Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and establishments with lasting ties to the local dining scene.

Our Town

People and places that define Orlando

Running on Her Reputation

Teresa Jacobs’ frequent battles against the status quo as an Orange County commissioner proved she could fight. Now a candidate for county mayor, Jacobs is determined to show she can lead too. By Sean Holton

Power Suits

Designed with graphic touches or strategic cutouts, maillots and monokinis in black make a bold impression.

2010 Dining Awards

Our annual readers survey reveals the top restaurants in Orlando.

The Story of a...Blues Singer

For Orlando singer-songwriter Ruth King, 50, hitting the big time means connecting with her audience through songs from the soul.

 

Guides & Resources

Fall Getaways

Fall 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.

Real Estate's Hot 100

Whether you’re trying to buy or sell real estate, getting the best deal means finding an agent who possesses savvy and know-how and gets results. This list showcases some Central Florida agents who have demonstrated those skills.

Spotlight on Plastic Surgeons 2014

This special advertising section highlights the accomplishments of plastic surgeons, who tell about their commitment to helping people look their best.

Orlando's Best Lawyers of 2014

Get informed with our annual list of more than 400 Orlando-area attorneys, compiled by Best Lawyers in America. The annual selection features lawyers in 78 areas of practice.

Spotlight on Lawyers 2014

Our special advertising section featuring profiles on local lawyers.

Premier Doctors

This special advertising section highlights the professionalism, backgrounds and achievements of dozens of doctors.