Breaking Glass Ceilings Aboard a Glass-Bottom Boat

Throughout history, working as a maritime captain was considered men’s...

Vows – May 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Baaaaaad Company

So what’s a nice guy like me doing in a...

Folk Medicine of the Florida Pioneers

Scott Mitchell has served as the director of the Silver...

Vows – April 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Growing Pains

I work as a public engagement manager for Duke Energy...

On the Scene – March 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Messy History on the Ocklawaha River

Scott Mitchell has served as the director of the Silver...

Adventure in Aging

The ear hair came at age 30. I would say...

Vows – February 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Our Robot Stepchild

Dear social media followers, I am sorry. Recently, I went...

On the Scene – February 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Vows – January 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

On the Scene – January 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Unsung Hero of the Pinewoods

Scott Mitchell has served as the director of the Silver...

Notes to Self

So here’s the thing: I had a really good idea...

On the Scene – December 2020

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

What Not to Wear

Every so often, we called Granddad “Mellow Yellow.” He wore...

The Age of Steamboats

Scott Mitchell has served as the director of the Silver...

Setting the Scene

In a season that can sometimes be dominated by excess,...

On the Scene – November 2020

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Ghost Lights and Giant Cupcakes

My acclaimed career at Ocala Civic Theatre (OCT) started in...

Vows – November 2020

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

The Past on Pause

Ice Age mammoths have become accustomed to loneliness. Since the...

Publisher’s Note – October 2020

Dear reader, As this is our animal issue, I am...

Give4Marion

The Community Foundation Ocala/Marion County has created a new day...

Herd Community

The Appleton Museum of Art’s equine art collection spans more...

The Monty Python Gland

Before I get to the Great Monty Python Experiment, I...

Voting 101

In Marion County, it’s easier than ever to cast your...

Artistic Adjustment

Everything looks different through the lens of a pandemic, including...

On the Scene – September 2020

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Fish Tales & Magic Spots

To say the sailfish statue was ugly is to say...

Joining the Fight

Radiology Associates of Ocala welcomes a new breast imaging specialist...

Ocala’s New Newspaper

The Ocala Gazette is the new local weekly newspaper from...

Burning Bright

Ignite presents donation to Kimberly’s Center for vital new project....

Lost and Found

Amid the tension, pandemic and political bile simmering outside our...

Backpack and School Supply Giveaway

Local sponsors allow Paddock Mall to help thousands of kids...

Vows – July 2020

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

The Ugly Truth

In 1988, I had an epiphany: I have no taste....

Precious Cargo and Cat Attacks

Hours before these words were written, I bounded in from...

Vows – June 2020

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Kettle of “Questionably Living” Fish

Ron the tumor fish—who did not eat his pea—died peacefully...

Vows – May 2020

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

On The Cover

Our cover this month was inspired in part by the...

Open for Business

Ocala/Marion County business owners are responding to the needs of...

On the Scene – April 2020

*Please note, because of many schedule changes related to COVID-19,...

/’ab,strakt/ thinking

An abstract art show will put the spotlight on local...

Vows – April 2020

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Water Woes

Meet Ocala’s own John Dunn, an author and teacher who...

True Romance

A made for the movies love story, along with a...