October 2009

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In This Issue

Slim Pickings

Lightweight netbooks are all the rage in the laptop market. There are enough differences in each of these micro-beauties to make choosing just one very difficult.

Our Town

People and places that define Orlando

A Can-Do Attitude

Top Picks

October's best bets in the arts and entertainment.

'Chain-Saw Murderer'

By day, Carl Roberts, 50, is an attorney. By night, from September 25 to October 31, he’s a character in Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights.

Fashion That Rocks

Nighttime is the right time to hit the local music scene—and turn heads with bold, sexy clothing that speaks volumes about your style.

'Round Midnight

Let’s mock the midnight bell,’’ Mark Antony urges in Antony and Cleopatra. Ah, even Shakespeare knew that some of the more exciting nightlife doesn’t begin until long after sundown. That’s certainly the case in O-town, where we’ve gone in search of some of the lesser-known slices of life that are out of the ordinary, thanks in part, to the odd hours they occupy. We were not surprised to find out that the later the hour the odder the experience.

Lonely Street

A Paradise Found at Pleasure Island

The new Paradiso 37 isn't quite as billed, but the quality of the food makes up for that.

Sip in Style

Dining critic Joseph Hayes selects eight wines-four reds and four whites-that are 'in' this season. All labels are available at local wine retailers.

Over Drinks, She's Charming

The 'Cocktail Queen of Orlando' likes to stir things up.

The Art of Illusion

Don't make it up as you go along. Here are beauty products that help you reveal and conceal.

Scare Tactics

Don't be afraid to trick up your house with these boo-tiful decorations.

Over Drinks, She's Charming

The ‘Cocktail Queen of Orlando’ likes to stir things up.

On The Town

'Round Midnight

"Let’s mock the midnight bell,’’ Mark Antony urges in Antony and Cleopatra. Ah, even Shakespeare knew that some of the more exciting nightlife doesn’t begin until long after sundown. That’s certainly the case in O-town, where we’ve gone in search of some of the lesser-known slices of life that are out of the ordinary, thanks in part, to the odd hours they occupy. We were not surprised to find out that the later the hour the odder the experience.  

Lucky Day

The opening date of the Waldorf Astoria Orlando may seem less than ideal, but October 1 has a good track record.

Social Datebook

Mark your calendar for these upcoming society events.

Sports

Theater

Top Picks

The Butterfly Effect

Lorenzo Zayas has made the life cycle of butterflies his life’s work.

City Scene

Keeping It Clean

With its swimsuit-clad employees, Baywash Bikini Car Wash hits pay dirt.

Dance

City Style

Classical Music/Opera

Concerts/Comedy

City Dining

October 2009

 

Guides & Resources

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

Best Lawyers