Mixing It Up

This year’s home décor trends offer a bright mix of...

Urban Oasis

Meet the Ocala couple who built upon a historic home’s...

Capturing The Thoroughbred Spirit

Artist Sharon Crute’s paintings are an all-access pass to the...

Lifelong Learner

AdventHealth Ocala’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Torres is living...

All In

Lori and Bobby Jones teamed up to foster the nascent...

In The Swim

Although their saga includes adventures with friends such as W....

Lighting Up Christmas

Created as a fundraiser for St. John Lutheran Church and...

A Short Drive: A Starred Weekend

An inaugural list of Michelin Guide Florida restaurants spurred a...

Home Baked for the Holidays

Some of our friends and neighbors share their treasured holiday...

Publisher’s Picks Gift Guide

Our holiday gift guide offers great finds to make life...

The Hammock Coast

With its outdoor activities, cultural events and laid-back beach vibe,...

Second Acts

The Final Furlong Thoroughbred Retirement program gives thoroughbred racehorses new...

Single Malt vs. Blended Scotch

What’s the difference, you ask? Allow us to explain. Order...

A Season of Style

Jill Paglia offers her tips to fill your holidays with...

Behind the Curtain

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

The History Keepers

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

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...

History Buff

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

Giving Made Easy

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

Welcome to the 2022 Guide to Charitable Giving

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

Birthing A Community

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

Adventurous Epicurean

This Ocala dad’s world travels have infused new flavors into...

A Culinary Journey

Olivia Joy David relishes creating dishes that reflect her heritage...

Baking Up Blessings

Megan Hamer’s sweet treats are finely detailed works of art,...

Driveable Destinations: Sarasota

Within a short span of time, it’s easy to reach...

Scenic Summer

Summertime in Florida usually means folks are looking for places...

A Flamboyance of Flamingos

“The Official Florida Flamingo Museum” is right here in Ocala....

Let’s Go Swimming!

When the summer sunshine beckons, but the heat is oppressive,...

Beautiful Blue

This gorgeous freshwater spring offers a true natural Florida experience....

Coach and Friend

Single parenting has its ups and downs but also many...

STEEPLECHASE RETURNS TO FLORIDA

Equine racing, tailgating and even fashions on the field thrill...

Running with a purpose

Craig Bachrodt is taking on a 100-mile run in the...

FREEDOM RIDERS and FATHER FIGURES

Moses J. Newson—author, reporter, editor and public affairs specialist—is an...

Step By Step

For the sake of his children, widower John Streb is...

A CALL TO DUTY

Ocala Fire Rescue Chief Clint Welborn quietly took up his...

Women Trailblazers

Janet W. Behnke Janet W. Behnke has practiced law in...

BORN A COWGIRL

Angel Rae Miller is continuing a family legacy of success...

WHAT’S CHIC NOW?

After a pandemic shut down large weddings for a couple...

CAPTAIN OF COMMITMENT

Trailblazing firefighter Roseanne Moreland has set a standard of excellence...

A “Wonderful Educator”

Marion County’s 2022 Golden Apple Rookie Teacher of the Year...

The Caring Side of Teaching

Leah Bender, Marion County’s 2022 Golden Apple Teacher of the...

BUILDER, FOUNDER, PHILANTHROPIST

Ocala’s Mattie J. Shaw Cohens was the first Black woman...

Festivals of Speed Showcases Elegance and Power

From an evening luxury lifestyle cocktail reception to a full...

LOCAL GUY; GLOBAL LENS

The stunning career of Ocala photographer, cinematographer and composer Mark...

Tender Loving Care

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

Picturesque Destinations

Our talented photographers always fi ll these pages with incredible...

Sunrise, Sunset

This road trip will take you from Florida’s East Coast...

Save Water, Save Money

For Ocala water customers, conservation of this precious resource is...

Journey to Wellness

With a desire to seek serenity, boost health and practice...