A Proven Winner

There are not many individuals who receive recognition by going through life using only their first names. Cher, Beyonce and Prince come to mind. But in Southwest Orlando, the name Ron the Realtor is immediately recognizable.
Ron Ziolkowski of Re/Max Property S.W. Inc. has made a name for himself during the past 20 years. Ron’s mantra is “The harder you work, the luckier you get,” and he certainly exemplifies that statement.

A Taste of the Tropics

From Florida’s northern coast to the Keys, this state is prime real estate for tropical fruit, many of which even grow in Greater Orlando. High in fiber and dense in vitamins and minerals, these delicious beauties are a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth, cool off and spark up your diet for summer.

Tourism Update


Caitlin Walsh of Dr. Phillips High School is awarded the 2017 Don Lorraine Freeberg Foundation’s “Full-Ride” $40,000 student scholarship from Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association President and CEO Rich Maladecki (left) and CFHLA Immediate Past President Chairman Gerlad Urquiola.


Spring has sprung and so has the organizing and sprucing-up energy that usually goes with it. Southwest Orlando Bulletin’s Home & Garden offers tips and advice from local experts on how to improve and protect your home and garden this season.

A Long & Rich History

Tucked between Windermere and Ocoee, and home to about 2,000 people, Gotha enjoys a rich history, which caring citizens have sought to preserve and maintain.

Early Gotha

German immigrant H.A. Hempel founded Gotha in the late 1870s and named it after his birthplace. A Buffalo, New York, resident, he planned to spend a few months of the year in Florida to escape the cold. Hempel, an inventor of a printing tool, envisioned Gotha being an enclave for fellow Germans.