Empty Nest Syndrome

The woman who offered us sandwiches in a New York...

All About Balance

It’s OK to mix a little decadent comfort food into...

The Things I Can’t Live Without | Leah Ta...

Leah loves her family and advocates for exceptional families. She...

Cultivating the Carnivorous

Some plants are kind of scary and some actually eat...

The Canoe Carver of Silver Springs

From the 1920s through the 1960s, families of Seminole and...

The Things I Can’t Live Without | Jason S...

Jason is director of the College of Central Florida’s Appleton...

History Buff

Nonagenarian Lorraine Carroll infuses Ocala’s Fort King National Historic Landmark...

The Felburn Foundation—Small but Mighty

The Felburn Foundation has its modest headquarters in Ocala and...

Birthing A Community

“Munroe” hospital has had several names and continues to be...

Ocala Cooks | Sharon Reyes

Sharon Reyes says that many of the foods we eat...

Booking It (in the garden)

Take some time away from the yardwork this month and...

The Things I Can’t Live Without | Lisa Mi...

Lisa is the owner of NOMA Gallery, a founding partner...

Top This!

Fact: I do not know the difference between granite or...

Ocala Cooks | Jenny Conley

Ocala native Jenny Conley loves nothing more than hosting family...

The Basquiat of Brisket

Local pitmaster Rashad Jones showcased his culinary art skills in...

The Sweet History of Sugarcane

The story of sugar in Florida is as complex as...

Ocala Cooks | Mary Baggs

Mary Baggs, the “resident chef at Kingfish Corner,” her home...

Sweet and Savory Summer

Thinking inside the box is a great way to offer...

SUSAN’S GIRL Hooper’s Super Girl

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an exclusive chapter excerpt from local...

Read All About It

Marion County is blessed with an abundance of talented local...

Change Your Grow Zone, Change Your Plants

If you’re new to Florida gardening, welcome to the jungle....

A Firsthand Look at War

Helen Walkup Cairns, who grew up in Marion County, has...

In The Kitchen With Alberto Rullan

Grilling ribeye steaks and veggies is a specialty—and tradition—for this...

Contain Yourself

Gardening can be easy when done in pots that allow...

Easy Elegance

You can set a lovely tone and table with an...

Life In Abstract

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then...

In The Kitchen with Paula King

Making buttery and mouth-watering Tiropitas is a Greek heritage passed...

Tender Loving Care

Meet the force of nature behind this lifesaving animal rescue...

A Great Catch – In the kitchen with Jill ...

Try these easy grilled swordfish and mahi mahi recipes for...

Making Her Mark

This emerging artist’s unique view of the world is being...

Art as Therapy

Creating art can be a way to achieve clarity and...

Living – In The Kitchen with Leslie Hammond

This Ocala art expert serves her beloved Greek cuisine in...

Sound Minds

A new kind of music company is rising in Ocala,...

Vowing to succeed

From top-ranked equines to their unique wedding venue, this young...

FORM & FUNCTION

Over four decades, Gene Hotaling created a multimedia art career...

Balancing Act

Mixing healthy and decadent dishes can be a recipe for...

Teacher’s Pez

Simple gifts from two students have grown into a colossal...

Years of Giving

This generous nonagenarian couple hopes their example will inspire others...

Recipe for Success

What’s cooking at the Humane Society of Marion County (HSMC)?...

Living – Seasonal Sipping

Whipping up some statement-making cocktails can add a festive touch...

Raise the Bar

A well-stocked home bar is something many of us aspire...

Air Paws

Pilot Frank Gulla has parlayed his passion for fl ying...

Driveable Destinations: Plantation on Crystal R...

If picturesque seascapes, fresh seafood and encounters with sea creatures...

Go Red for Heart Health

The human heart is one of the most important organs in...

Be Our Guest

To set the scene in style, we turned to expert...

To Do: Crystal River

Where to eat and drink? Amy’s on the Avenue This restaurant,...

Day in the Life – October 2021

In observing the beauty that exists in the here and...

Adventure Cycling

Bikepacking while carrying minimalist camping gear, sometimes called “dirt touring,”...

In The Kitchen with Manal Fakhoury

This busy wife, mother, professional and community volunteer has made...

Canine Cusine

Our resident foodie serves homemade goodies to all her family...