Brenda Crenshaw didn’t intend to open an accredited private school, let alone two: The Crenshaw School in Gotha and another near Plains, Georgia. Many have said her school is one of “the best-kept secrets in Orlando.”
Endocrine Associates of Florida is a family-run, private practice located at 1510 Citrus Medical Court in Ocoee. Its caring staff strives to provide the best possible health care in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Their holistic and compassionate approach allows the staff time to get to know and listen to its patients.
El Inka Grill’s abundant variety of internationally inspired recipes earn it the title of “Best South American Food” by World Travel Awards for five consecutive years.
There’s a new trend in health care that perfectly fits today’s modern family profile. Think of it as a health care mall. This method of delivery of medical services is considered a time-saving, one-stop shopping experience for all health care needs. Orlando Health is proud to offer this innovative approach to care that can help busy families stay healthy by providing a focus on preventive and diagnostic care that’s close to home and work.
The dictionary defines a cruise as “a pleasure voyage on a ship, usually with stops at various ports.” According to Michael Decker, franchise partner and owner of Expedia CruiseShipCenters Shingle Creek, it can and should be so much more than that.
It is said if you want something done, ask a busy person. Somehow a busy person always finds time to fit one more thing into his or her schedule and is more than willing to help.
Hillary Brook is one busy person. She is a professional actress, Disney performer, talent booking agent, mother of two and director of Theatre South Playhouse.
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.
Dynasty Gallery & Gifts in Ocoee carries high-end jewelry and items at affordable prices.
Dynasty Gallery & Gifts Is a One-Stop Gift Shop
Imagine a gift shop staff that treats customers like friends and family, even if it is their first visit. Imagine a retail experience, where patrons see people they know from their community and know, by shopping there, they are contributing to either a worthy local or international cause. You are imagining Dynasty Gallery & Gifts, a store embedded in the west Orlando community for more than 20 years.
Secrets From a Reluctant Expert
Matt Durfee, president of Navigator Executive Advisors, uses his own experiences to help others in the often-overwhelming process of job searching.
It happens to many of us at one time or another in our careers. Our employer lets us go without any warning or the company needs to downsize, and …
Are You Up for the Challenge?
Antidote is one of seven themed rooms at Escapology.
Imagine that you are locked in a room with a series of clues to help you get out. You have a limited amount of time to accomplish this feat, and time is running out. Is it frustrating, unnerving or fun? Are you in The Twilight Zone? No, you are experiencing the newest interactive game sweeping the globe. You are at Escapology.
Escapology, the winner of a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award, is housed in a building at 11951 International Drive in Orlando.
Company Accommodates Students of All Ages
Natalie Alamdar, president of Edu World Tutors Inc., helps students reach their potential through affordable tutoring sessions.
Every parent of a school-age child has the same fear: One day my student will come home with an assignment I will not be able to help him or her complete. Whether with algebra, geometry, a foreign language or preparing to take the SAT or ACE, a parent reaches a point when his or her education and patience fall short.
Winter Garden Resident Turns Passion Into Business
Tony Rappa, owner of Capture Video and Photo, is an FAA-approved commercial aerial photographer (Photo email@example.com).
There aren’t many people who are able to turn a hobby they love into a business that can support them. Those who accomplish this feat find true happiness. Tony Rappa is one of those lucky individuals.
One-Stop Medical Care
Niral Patel, M.D., and his team of experts provide comprehensive medical services, including both internal medicine and pediatric primary care, a walk-in clinic, chiropractic services and more, at Windermere Medical Center.
Retail shopping malls developed across the country in the 1960s and made the idea of one-stop shopping a matter of convenience and choice. Soon malls also became popular destinations for entertainment and dining.
Get in the Zone!
Sky Zone Orlando is an indoor trampoline park that offers exercise and fun.
If you are looking for a new and unique way to get your kids to leave the computer or video games and get some exercise, or if you want to throw a special birthday party, look no further than Sky Zone Orlando.
Located inside Artegon Marketplace on International Drive, this indoor trampoline park is the freshest way to work off energy and extra holiday weight gain.
Sky Zone Orlando operates weekdays from 11 a.m.-9 p.m., until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 7 p.m. on Sunday.
A Boutique-Style Medispa
(L. to r.) Johanna Gomez; Janet Beres, PA-C; and Adele Hernández of Spa Blue treat a wide variety of medical and cosmetic concerns.
Spa Blue, Orlando’s newest medispa is located in the Conroy-Windermere area. Upon entering its blue-and-white-adorned facility complete with chandeliers, water fountains and friendly greetings from the lady behind the desk, guests feel more like they are participating in a private spa session at an elegant, boutique-style medispa. However, what they will leave with is a renewed sense of life and healing from several issues with their face, body and even sexual health through the latest in cutting-edge skin care and medispa procedures.
Keeping Up With Women’s Health Care
Sarah St. Louis, M.D., joins the highly skilled team of physicians and practitioners at UroGyn Specialists of Florida.
As a little girl growing up in Winter Park, Sarah St. Louis always dreamed of becoming a doctor.
“My father is a surgeon, so I was exposed to the medical profession from a young age,” she said.
After graduating from Winter Park High School,
Playing for Keeps
QPC Games creates custom-designed cards from design to distribution.
QPC Games is in the business of making dreams a reality. A printer and producer of custom-designed playing cards and tabletop games, the Southwest Orlando-based company is more of a marketing business than a manufacturer.
A Win–Win for Homebuyers & Sellers
In modern real estate, when it comes to buying or selling a home, internet search is king. However, finding the right home or having your home found by the right buyer are just the first steps in a process that can be daunting for first-time buyers and sellers. That’s why choosing the right broker is just as important as the technology they use.
Rania JeBailey of Preferred Real Estate Brokers offers stress-free solutions to the daunting process of buying or selling a home.
Dr. Marissa Magsino strives to nurture the physical and spiritual sides of her patients
A holistic approach to healing — integrating the mind, body and spirit — is how Marissa Magsino, M.D., operates MetroWest Internal Medicine. Bumatako, a Filipino term that means “I’m young again,” is an iconic representation of Dr. Magsino’s commitment to a treatment that concentrates on the individual goals of her patients. Turning back the clock and regaining vitality and energy naturally is at the core of her philosophy when treating men and women regarding the effects of aging.
Marissa Magsino, M.D., uses a variety of specialized techniques to help patients feel better and younger.
For the Enhancement of Your Child
Musical eduction offers many benefits, but for children, the impact is most valuable. The Royal Conservatory of Music cites a great wealth of scientific research that highlights early childhood musical education as “a profound tool for attaining children’s full intellectual, social and creative potential.” The staff at Orlando Premier Music Instruction knows it’s never too early for kids to begin their musical journey and offers lessons to children of any age in the comfort of their own homes.
Orlando Premier Music Instruction’s staff members provide private in-home lessons on all instruments. After-school group lessons, art classes, musical theater, dance, drama and voice programs are also available.
Windermere Dentist Focuses on Patient-Centered Care
There are many reasons to smile in Southwest Orlando, and patients of Dr. Ximena Aldea at Windermere Center for Dentistry are not afraid to show their pearly whites. Celebrating its 10th anniversary of joining the community, the only dental office in Windermere proper has seen its community grow by quite a lot. And though it’s a small office, it has had a big impact.
Accents’ Students Benefit From Classes in All Aspects of Life
In 2011, after a successful career as a model and owner of two prosperous talent schools in Pennsylvania, Donna Coccodrilli–Sheska and her husband, Jerry, decided to retire and move to Orlando. Donna never dreamed of opening up another school until last year when she received a call from Mike Beaty, president of the Model and Talent Expo in Dallas.
“Mike asked me to scout talent for …
Mama Louise Flourishes as a Proud Representation of Its Namesake
Since opening its doors in December 2015, Mama Louise Restaurant has welcomed families of all sizes — from young children to young-at-heart grandparents. The Dr. Phillips community has embraced Mama Louise’s homey and comfortable ambiance, coming back time and again for its truly authentic Italian dishes. Owner and chef Joe Esposito has been a restaurateur for more than 40 years, pouring his talent and …