March 2009

March 2009  

March 2009 Issue

COVER STORY

Hope For Tomorrow

Is this the year an award-winning local rock group releases a hit? Just maybe.

By Jay Boyar

On the Cover: There For Tomorrow

 

FEATURES

Paint the Town

Orlando artists Paint the Town.

 

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FROM THE EDITOR

The Paradox of Government

"Other than bailed-out banks and Wall Street brokerage houses, I can’t think of any private companies that gave raises this year after their revenues fell." | By Mike Boslet

CITY SCENE

In Their Own Words

The Life Aquatic of a West Texan
A product of land-locked West Texas, Mark McHugh, 49, grew up as an unlikely prospect to one day get a master’s degree in marine biology and go on to work at SeaWorld Orlando as a whale trainer. | By Gary McKechnie and Nancy Howell

Our Town

›› [According To] Kevin Beary

›› [Education] School Monitor: Kathleen Skambis

›› [Good Samaritan] Call of Duty

›› [Music Scene] A Musician on the Move: Christian Tamburr

›› [The Arts] Stage Fright

Top Picks

March's best bets in the arts and entertainment

The City Beautiful

Steel and Sky | Photo by Bob Wilson

CITY STYLE

Body & Soul

Clearing the Air
Here’s how to win the allergy battle on the home front. | By Denise Bates Enos

The Find

›› Oh, Baby!
Apparel and accessories for baby break out of traditional pink and blue. | By Shelley Preston 

›› Starstruck
Children’s fashions mirror styles of Hollywood kids. | By Shelley Preston


CITY HOME

Design Trends

Bright Ideas
You can have the most beautifully designed space around, but without the proper lighting all that gorgeous décor can’t be seen to its best advantage. | By Denise Bates Enos

Open House

Tongue in Chic
Downtown condo dwellers create a sanctuary for their amusing art collection, showcasing their sense of humor and personal tastes. | By Denise Bates Enos

CITY DINING

Restaurant Reviews

Two Blondes & A Shrimp/Ocean Prime | By Rona Gindin

ON THE TOWN

Arts, Entertainment and Special Events

›› Classical Music/Opera

›› Concerts

›› Dance

›› Film

›› Galleries

›› Museums

›› Sports

›› Special Events 

›› Theater

SOCIAL SCENE

Social Datebook

Social Events

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