June 2009

June 2009  

June 2009 Issue


Mr. Big

There is more to timeshare kingpin David Siegel than living fabulously large and being in charge. He says he is the ‘most misunderstood person in Orlando.’ We’ll leave that for you to decide.

By Mike Boslet and Jim Leusner

On the Cover: David Siegel


Down to a Science

It takes just the right mix of coverage, comfort and sex appeal to create the perfect swimsuit. | By Shelley Preston

They're Survivors

Real Estate's Hot 100



Twitter Dee, Twitter Dumb

My boss instructed me some time back to begin Twittering—or is it Tweetin’?—as part of my job. I struck a confident pose and told her I would get right on it. I had no idea what she was talking about. | By Mike Boslet


In Their Own Words

Courtney Lee’s Lifetime Tribute
Coming out of a lesser-known college basketball program, Courtney Lee felt that he had to disprove notions that he wasn’t NBA caliber. | By Tim Povtak

Our Town

›› [Politics] More Powerful Than a Locomotive

›› [Talent Scout] Voice of America

›› [Working] Sleeping on the Job

Top Picks

June's best bets in the arts and entertainment


Body & Soul

Tender Soles
Your feet keep you up and running every day. But what have you done for them lately? | By Denise Bates Enos

The Find

The Father of Inventions
Forget buying neckties for Dad’s Day. What all patriarchs long for are sharp objects, long, straight drives, and Bond-worthy technology. Here are some gift ideas. | By Joseph Hayes



Design Trends

A Mood Runs Through It
Pools and water features have the potential to soothe and refresh, as well as the power to create a sensory experience. | By Denise Bates Enos

Open House

Home Work
Every member of the Fresonke clan invested sweat equity in an Isleworth renovation. | By Denise Bates Enos


Restaurant Reviews

Graffiti Junktion | By Rona Gindin

Emeril's Tchoup Chop | By Rona Gindin

Recommended Eating
Our Choices for restaurants not to miss.


On The Town

›› Concerts/Comedy

›› Classical Music/Opera

›› Literature

›› Galleries

›› Museums

›› Theater

›› Special Events


June's social and charitable events


Event galleries

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The City Beautiful

What's Wrong With This Picture? | Photo by Christopher Casler