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The Festival with a Heart

The programming director for the 28th annual Florida Film Festival gives us a look behind the curtain. Matthew Curtis’ interest in movies started early. When he was 3 years old, his dad took him to see Pinocchio at the drive-in and, he says, something just clicked. A revelation: this was something he wanted to be a part of. In the 1980s, he cut his teeth at a New York film company... Read More

To a Tee

A look at what’s new and notable at some of Central Florida’s foremost golf clubs. Golfers from near and far flock to Central Florida for the chance to play some of the country’s top courses, each with their own unique beauty and set of challenges. Orlando Family Magazine reached out to the very best to find out what exciting changes are taking place from the course to the... 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 Table is Set

With a focused menu and inviting atmosphere, Artisan’s Table serves up a memorable experience. Artisan’s Table in downtown Orlando serves modern American fare in a comfortable open atmosphere off the corner of Pine and Orange avenues. Its location adjacent to the City Arts Factory attracts throngs of diners looking for sophisticated options during an evening out, as the restaurant... Read More

A Juicy Past, A Thrilling Future

Winter Garden embraces its history while keeping an eye toward what tomorrow brings. The streets of Downtown Winter Garden are almost always bustling with people and activity. “There isn’t a day or time where this street isn’t busy,” Melissa Braillard, director of patron development at the city’s historic Garden Theatre, says. “No matter what time of day it is, there... Read More

Around the Greens

A look at some of the area’s finest golf clubs to see what they have to offer. Whether you are a casual golfer who sneaks in a couple of rounds per month, or someone who is passionate about the game and hits the links on a more regular basis, Central Florida is a prime spot to test your skills. Residents and visitors alike are sure to find plenty of courses worthy of a day under... Read More

Side Dish

Restaurant news from throughout Greater Orlando Read More  Read More

Southern Charm

Thornton Park’s Soco puts a creative twist on comfort food. Read More  Read More


Top Five: Tacos TUNA TATAKO AT BARTACO, DR. PHILLIPS The tacos and laid back atmosphere of this spot were inspired by the beach culture of Brazil, Uruguay and Southern California, and this taco is definitely reminiscent of the Asian-American cuisine of SoCal. Ancho-crusted tuna is topped with a tangy Asian slaw, all spread upon bibb leaf lettuce. WILD ARGENTINE SHRIMP AT REYES... Read More

Side Dish: April 2018

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New Excitement and More Adventure

Orlandoans are lucky. Living right in the heart of the most visited city in the United States (yep, we’ve beaten the Big Apple for number of visitors), there are always new attractions to check out at the theme parks as well as fresh offerings all around the tourist district. This year’s big hitters include Walt Disney World Resort’s Toy Story Land and Universal Orlando’s... Read More

Side Dish: February 2018

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Palate: February 2018

A quintet of tasty things to try this month AND libations you’re sure to love… TOP FIVE: CUPCAKES CHAMPAGNE ‘N’ BERRIES AT SUGAR DIVAS CAKERY, WADEVIEW PARK The cupcakes here are all bite-sized delights, and this pick is no exception. Vanilla cake is infused with champagne flavoring and baked from scratch, then filled with strawberry compote and topped off with vanilla... Read More

Dinner is Served

The 20 Best Restaurants in Greater Orlando… We spent time scouring the local culinary landscape in search of the dining rooms, dishes, cocktails and more that help make the area’s fine dining scene truly special. From modern twists on traditional favorites to creative takes on good old-fashioned comfort food, dining out has never been better in Greater Orlando. So allow... Read More

Foundations for the Future

Central Florida’s industry is projected to have a prosperous and stimulating 2018… Read More  Read More

Out & About January 2018

Your local events for the month of November… Read More  Read More

Out and About November 2017

Out and About

Your local events for the month of November… Read More  Read More

Fall in for Arts

Your program for some of the most anticipated Arts & Culture offerings coming to Greater Orlando this fall. Read More  Read More

Thrill Rides

Greater Orlando is best known as a family vacation paradise, but there’s plenty of high-octane adventure to be found, too. Read More  Read More

Side Dish September 2017

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Talking Orlando September 2017

Taking the pulse of Greater Orlando parents and their kids Read More  Read More