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Mr. Nice Guy


Tom Hanks has built his career on being the likable everyman and he wouldn’t have it any other way. To say that Tom Hanks has wide-ranging public appeal is a bit of an understatement. In today’s day and age where a portion of the entertainment world’s elite are either embroiled in scandal or viewed as boorish and overly ego-driven, Hanks very much retains his aw-shucks, average... Read More

Shining Stars

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Meet eight standout athletes taking Greater Orlando by storm this spring. Bryce Hubbart, Windermere baseball A senior lefthanded pitcher, Hubbart helped lead Windermere to a district championship and an appearance in the region quarterfinals last spring in its inaugural season. He is looking forward to a big senior year before continuing his career at Florida State. OFM: After the... Read More

On the Front Lines


A new wave of legislation and programs taking effect in Orange County will benefit first responders suffering from distress after traumatic events. Gunfire crackled in the air as Orange County firefighter Donovan Reid* and his partner arrived at Pulse Nightclub on June 12, 2016. Expecting a call for something minor, nothing could have prepared them for the pure chaos they would... Read More

Under the Sea and Over the Moon


Three decades after the release of The Little Mermaid, Jodi Benson feels more connected than ever to the character of Ariel. Jodi Benson admits that while she was very interested in auditioning for the role of Ariel in The Little Mermaid back in the late ’80s, the Broadway star wasn’t as keen on letting it be known to her peers in the industry. “I absolutely had no clue it... Read More

Taste Test: Golden Fork Awards 2019


We scoured Greater Orlando’s fine dining scene and found 20 dynamite dishes you need to order now. Each year, we take some time to think with our stomachs to bring you the best of Orlando’s fine-dining scene. This time around we decided to mix things up a bit by highlighting a main dish from each featured restaurant that fir into one of four categories: meat and poultry, seafood,... Read More

The Challenges Ahead


Just a month into his term as Florida’s top official, Governor Ron DeSantis seeks to make big changes, but how much of a grace period will constituents grant him before they start demanding results? In January, with his left hand on the Bible, Ron DeSantis swore to support, protect and defend the state of Florida. In doing so, he officially became the Sunshine State’s 46th governor.... Read More

Culinary Explorer


There are few other epicureans who are as well-traveled as Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern. Last year, Andrew Zimmern did something that many prominent people with blue-checkmark Twitter accounts do: He got himself in some hot water with a flippant remark. The offending tweet in particular was about Orlando. Replying to a food critic’s plea for restaurant recommendations in... Read More

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