Learning Together

This father and son challenged each other to take their...

Seeing Beyond the Surface

A first-person examination of one local woman’s experiences and insights...

Challengers to the Crisis

As the pandemic continues to threaten our community, we turn...

For the Love of Kids

It takes a village of loving adults—from foster parents to...

Paving the Way

Meet two sisters whose shared professional passions led them to...

Well Read

Marion County is blessed with an abundance of talented creators,...

True Romance-Giselle and Erik

Meet the talented musical duo who have been enchanting Ocala...

Before Mozert

Bruce Mozert is certainly the most famous and accomplished photographer...

Season of Change

The Ocala Symphony Orchestra will return for an eagerly awaited...

Foodie Guide: JMarie Brands

For the last few years, the baked goods offered by...

Farm Fresh

An enterprising family with deep roots in the community is...

Foodie Guide: Just A Cupcake Bakery & Cafe

“I have been interested in baking since I was a...

The Family Business

With a storied history and a passion for handcrafted liquors,...

Foodie Guide: Can’t Frost This Cookie Company

Kirsten Brookins wasn’t necessarily the most artistic kid in her...

Foodie Guide: The Juniper General Store

Husband and wife Meredith Richard and Travis Arenburg drew inspiration...

Foodie Guide: ALC Artistic Bakery

“Allergic to the world” is how Ariana Caraballo describes her...

Foodie Guide: Brick & Iron Cafe

Karen Dreaver was already serving up healthy and delicious smoothies...

Foodie Guide: Sweet Baby Cheeses

“That brisket just melts in your mouth!” enthuses a customer...

Historic Whiskey Men

In searching the past for facts about the prominent players...

Haute Cuisine

Meet the stylish leading men and their team of talented...

Foodie Guide

Here’s an update on some of our area’s newest and...

Foodie Guide: Steph’s Sweets Boutique

Stephanie Cudnik started baking at age 16, making cupcakes, and...

Clearly Amazing

Touring Silver Springs in a clear kayak offers spectacular views...

Beneath the Blue

Members of the Silver Springs Professional Dive Team take pride...

Hello Summer

Our area has some of the best springs, lakes, rivers...

Beauty by Design

The lovely horticultural streetscapes around downtown Ocala are created by...

Artful Living

Bobby Goldsboro, entertainer, producer, artist, philanthropist and ’60s icon, and...

Guys’ Day Out

We invited one of our favorite gents, photographer Dave Miller,...

Best In Show

Marcelo Veras parlayed his love of dogs into becoming a...

On Fatherhood

Kevin Sheilley, the president and CEO of the Ocala Metro...

Runnin’ Down a Dream

An Ocala sprinter hopes to represent Team USA in the...

The Calling

Ocala Police Chief Mike Balken is finding his way in...

Women Who Made History

Meet some of the fascinating women who have helped shape...

Mary, Coke and A Smile

Some girls want to be models. Some girls dream about...

Character, Courage, Commitment.

The service and legacy of two pioneering women is embodied...

Blazing A Trail

Only a small number of women have chosen a career...

Skin Deep

Simple solutions are often the best solutions. This problem-solving principle...

Thinking Outside the Gym

Over the past year, people looked for creative ways to...

Driveable Destinations: The Ritz-Carlton, Grand...

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

Sleep Saboteurs

A good night’s sleep is a joy to experience—and could...

The Full Treatment

Visiting a day spa can enhance both mind and body...

Timeless Beauty

After bringing new life to a vintage classic, the owner...

Outdoor Oasis

After spending so much time cooped up in the house...

Escape to Old Florida

In a state that boasts hundreds of diverse fish camps,...

Journey to Freedom

Rudy Perez’s American dream began 30 years ago when he...

Mechanical Marvel

Technology developed by IHMC is helping one man move forward—in...

Ancient and Enchanting

This shimmering underground spring and cave system near Ocala has...

Driveable Destinations: St. Augustine

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

Labor of Love

Falling in love with a nearly 100-year-old bungalow in Ocala’s...

Interior Motives

A local interior designer breathes new life into one of...