On the Scene | October 2022

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

Awareness and Action

Help is available locally for those diagnosed with breast cancer....

Behind the Curtain

For more than 70 years, the mission of the Ocala...

Vows | October 2022 | Sheehan

LAURA & RYAN SHEEHAN April 23rd, 2022 Venue: Enchanted Oaks...

The History Keepers

Brian Stoothoff Meet the researcher and collector primarily responsible for...

Vows | October 2022 | Faignant

MICHELLE & MAISSON FAIGNANT February 22nd, 2022 Venue: Licciardello Farms...

Social Scene | October 2022

Longtime Ocala Style and Ocala Star-Banner columnist Dave Schlenker, with...

Caring For Those With Cancer

HUGS Charities helps people take care of basic needs so...

Educational Excellence

Zaniyah Williams amassed 18 scholarships in her pursuit of higher...

Music For All

The Reilly Arts Center’s OSO Community Music Conservatory is off...

A Village View

Local nonprofits often work in concert to help people in...

On the Scene | September 2022

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

Giving Made Easy

Area nonprofits rely on donations, which can be easily made...

Sidelined by shingles

Words you want to hear during a business trip: “Hey,...

Welcome to the 2022 Guide to Charitable Giving

For several years, the Guide to Charitable Giving has served...

Social Scene | September 2022

Rosewood Reunion PROTEA WEDDINGS & EVENTS Photos by Bruce Ackerman...

Vows | August 2022 | Turner

JESSICA & CHRISTOPHER TURNER November 14th, 2021 Venue: The Barn...

Vows | August 2022 | Johnston

ERIN & TANNER JOHNSTON May 8th, 2021 Venue: Protea Weddings...

On the Scene | August 2022

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

Bolstering Nonprofits

Ignite Ocala raises awareness and funds to support area charities. ...

Social Scene | August 2022

Juneteenth Celebration MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. RECREATION COMPLEX Photos by...

Vows | August 2022 | Cromwell

MADISON & CODIE CROMWELL January 22nd, 2022 Venue: Private property...

A Royal Week

Share the Love Ocala hosts summer camps for abused or...

A Summer Tradition

By the time these words are in print, June will...

The Nose Knows

With rarely combed hair and heavily chewed fingernails, Marie wasn’t...

On the Scene | July 2022

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

Social Scene July 2022

Festival Latino CITIZENS’ CIRCLE Photos by Bruce Ackerman The multicultural...

Social Scene June 2022

Molly’s Law Documentary PremiereMARION THEATREPhotos by Bruce Ackerman The story...

Diving Into the Past

The rivers of North Central Florida are not only beautiful,...

Cooking for a Cause

This men’s group provides scholarships for local students, among other...

Photo Flashback

The box on the dusty shelf was marked “Family and...

On the Scene

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

Celebrating Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of...

Social Scene May 2022

Florida SpringsFestSILVER SPRINGS STATE PARKPhotos by Richard Rossetto Exhibits, vendors...

Critter Chaos

I write this column on a table shared by shredded...

Resilience and Performance

IHMC Lecture Series will feature noted research scientist Dr. Marcas...

A Community of Friends

This local horsewomen’s friendship club has been raising money for...

On the Scene | May 2022

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

A Seminole Legend

Betty Mae Tiger Jumper’s amazing life is an inspiration for...

Insider – Social Scene

Florida SteeplechaseFLORIDA HORSE PARKPhotos by Meagan Gumpert The return of...

Thinking Forward: Looking Back

I write these words at the University of Central Florida...

On the Scene – April 2022

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

Valuing Vulnerable Children

Joy Zedler didn’t realize her adopted children felt abandoned when...

Easy Day Trips for History Buffs

If you have the travel bug, Marion County is a...

An Updated Look at Florida’s Water Woes

John Dunn is a Sunshine State native who grew up...

Doing Good – Comfort and Care

Hospice of Marion County programs touch lives in myriad ways....

On the Scene – March 2022

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

Social Scene

MLK Ceremony & MarchMLK RECREATION COMPLEX AND MEMORIAL PARKPhotos by...

Wi-Fi-less Life

In the aftermath of 2017’s Hurricane Irma, I remember the...

Natural Excursions

Kayak & Koffee tours provide scenic adventures on local waterways....