Filling a Tall Order

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.

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Kid You Not

Being a preacher’s kid and other ruminations.

Another World

Rockets and flying saucers and doodads, oh my! Read the story behind Skycraft Parts and Surplus.

Ring Cycle

We’re sorry, but Greg Dawson can’t take your call. He’s been detained by telemarketers.

Story of a... Stilt Walker

Mike Weakley, 48, has made a career out of walking tall, to the delight of young and old alike.

Filling a Tall Order

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.

Out of Step

Greg Dawson has walked the walkability walk in Orlando—and it’s not a pretty sight.

Story of a... Dog Trainer

Trained as an engineer in England, Martin Deeley, 68, found his true calling when he got his first hunting dog.

2014 Pet Finalists

He weighs only 2 pounds, but Cooper the rabbit is a heavyweight when it comes to getting the vote out. The Netherland dwarf bunny won the online reader poll in our Cover Pet competition by a comfy margin. Check out Cooper and the other cover finalists.

Senior Superlatives

Older greyhounds offer an extraordinary adoption choice.

3 Pet Products That Blow Our Minds

Arts & Entertainment Season Preview

Our annual sneak peek at what’s to come in Central Florida, including museum exhibits and musical, theatrical and dance performances.

Living (Too) Large

Increasing numbers of dogs and cats are packing on too many pounds. Here’s a look at what’s behind the excessive heft.

Weighing In

What are highway weigh stations all about? And why should we care?

Bold Missions

Explorations at home and in space.

2014 Pet Guide

Check out profiles of Cooper and the other cover finalists as part of our fourth annual pet issue, which also features stories on therapy dogs, a look at the problem of pet obesity, and a list of Orlando’s Top Vets.

Ask the Vet

Local veterinarians answer some of your questions.

What Lies Beneath

George O’Leary seems to be the classic curmudgeon. But that’s just one side of UCF’s football coach. We found another.

Random Matters

The best of potpourri.

Story of a... Driving Instructor

Bonnie Frank, 55, steers Orlando’s motorists of tomorrow in the right direction.

You’ve Got Rail

Greg Dawson rides SunRail and finds lots of satisfied paying customers.

Best of Orlando 2014

Thousands of readers cast votes online for their top picks in dozens of categories, from Best Independent Coffee Shop to Best Local Burger to Best Public Golf Course, and more.

Neighborhood Watch

Matt Broffman’s Bungalower site draws readers by using a straightforward approach to community news.

Waste Not

50 Most Powerful People in Orlando

The people on our 11th annual 50 Most Powerful List are a diverse group, from political leaders, university presidents, business owners and attorneys to bank executives, tourism officials and community activists.

Breaking the Ice

Face Time

A UCF student captures life in Orlando through snapshots and snippets of stories.

Glory Days

 

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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.

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Pickling recipes from Chef Chris Brown, executive chef at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes hotel.

Hinge Launches in Orlando Today

Florida, rejoice! Dating app Hinge has launched in Orlando, Tampa, and Miami to-day.

For the Dogs

Bark Box delivers all-natural treats and fun-loving pup products.

Handmade Home: Stoneware

This centuries old pottery style gets a modern upgrade with new and useful items for the home.