September 2011

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In This Issue

Cover Pet Contest Gallery

We asked readers to send us photos of their pets for our inaugural cover pet contest, and, doggone it, did they ever — more than 130 pics of dogs, cats, birds and even a mouse. We picked 15 finalists and then asked readers to select their favorite. More than 4,500 votes were cast, with man’s best friend taking the top four spots. On this page, you’ll find photos of the winner, runners-up and a sampling of finalists.

Veterinarian Profiles 2011

Pet Survey

We asked readers some personal questions about dogs and cats in an online survey.

Skin Tight

Turn back the hands of time with a variety of exfoliants that work from head to toe.

Arts Season Preview

From stage to gallery, here’s a glimpse of Central Florida’s cultural offerings in the upcoming months.

Spicing Up the Kitchen

Two award-winning renovations reflect these lakefront homeowners’ different desires and lifestyles.

The Story of a... Executive Protection Specialist

When VIPs come to town, Thomas Stutler, 45, is ready to keep an eye on their every move.

Best in Show? Probably Not

I suppose my next dog should be a Border Collie, just so I can be mistaken as highly intelligent and willing to please.

Pet Guide - Exotica II

Pet Guide - Exotica

Orlando's Top Vets

Pet Guide - Dog's Life

Pet Guide - Health

Your pet deserves the very best, so let us help you indulge your lil’ buddy. Here’s a smattering of everything you need to spoil your four-legged or feathered friend, from training and entertaining to grooming and gourmet goodies, plus health-care tips and the Top Vets in Orlando.

Pet Guide - Indulge

Answer Man

Down the Hatch

Wag of the Finger

Know this about Cheney Mason: He loves a good fight, whether it’s with the government, ‘incompetent talking head lawyers’ or a heckler whose provocations led him to flip the bird.

Top Picks

Bait and Switch

Bait and SwitchRoy’s has a reputation for excellent seafood. If only the celebrity chef restaurant could live up to it.

Witness to a Scam

With his debut movie, Subprime, a story born of experience, James Repici is banking on filmmaking.

Price Is No Object at This Coffee Shop

Luma’s Resident Wine Expert

When Cara Cown was in college, the only glasses she was interested in were beakers and test tubes. After getting degrees in biology and chemistry in hometown Atlanta, she took a job waiting tables while studying for her master’s degree, and a love affair with wine was born. Now 31, Cown is the wine director of Winter Park’s Luma on Park, which has 4,500 bottles in its cellar. In an interview with dining critic Joseph Hayes, Cown shares some of her knowledge about wines.

A Shiny Spoon

There are no signs of rust on Kathleen Blake’s new gastropub on Church Street.

The 9/11 Kid

It’s been 10 years since the terrorist attacks on America and the birth of Anabel Granger. Not that anyone needs to remind her and her parents.

 

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.

Spotlight on Lawyers 2014

Our special advertising section featuring profiles on local lawyers.

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.

Premier Doctors

Best Lawyers