Category: Business Spotlight

Live From Southwest Orlando … It’s Stockworth Realty Group!

Rob Rahter, a multimillion dollar selling broker associate for Stockworth Realty Group and voted Southwest Orlando Bulletin’s Best Real Estate Agent in 2017, brings his TV background to the forefront to help sell homes. A former broadcast news producer with WKMG-TV, Rahter is part of the Stockworth team that uses live TV and video produced at their private studio in Southwest Orlando.

Changing Lives, One Smile at a Time

The staff at Simmonds Dental Center’s motto is “Changing Lives, One Smile at a Time,” which is exactly what they do. They are unique, because they truly treat their patients like family, and they have more than 500 five-star reviews that can attest to this. Simmonds Dental Center has provided dental care for patients in the MetroWest and surrounding communities for the past nine years and is happy to have contributed to the robust growth of the area.

For Comprehensive Dental Care

Cadena Family Dentistry offers a special blend of technology and caring that will make your dental visit the most pleasant you have ever had. The practice offers a friendly atmosphere and a knowledgeable doctor and staff for a positive experience.

Shopping in a Special Way!

Dynasty Gallery & Gifts is one of the longest-standing multibrand stores in the Ocoee community. It carries popular brands such as Pandora, Alex and Ani, Swarovski crystal, Brighton collectables and more! The Dynasty family is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service and invites clients to experience shopping in a special way.

Broadway Comes to Dr. Phillips!

Theatre South Playhouse is the first standalone professional and youth theater company and school in the Dr. Phillips area. Located in The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips at 7601 Della Drive, Suite 15, in Orlando, Theatre South invites everyone to come join the “playhouse,” where professional performers currently working in their fields teach classes and workshops for all ages in acting, musical theater, voice, piano and dance. Private lessons in voice, piano, guitar, dance and acting are also available.

Your A/C Guys for Life!


Integrity, courtesy and professionalism have earned the trust of thousands of loyal customers for this family-owned business. Serving Central Florida for more than 20 years, AC Guys Cooling and Heating Services offers sales, repairs and service of all brands.

Be Beautiful, Be You at Spa Blue!

Spa Blue offers the most advanced, innovative, nonsurgical skin-rejuvenation treatments. Janet Beres, PA-C, a master-trained cosmetic injector with more than 18 years of experience in dermatology and cosmetic surgery, is well-known for her natural results.

Explore the Paths Less Traveled

When Matt Durfee, Bay Hill resident and founder of the career-services company Navigator Executive Advisors, discovered he could hike established trails in the United Kingdom without the discomfort of camping, he embarked on a “bucket list” adventure of his own.

Classic Italian Cuisine in a Vibrant Atmosphere!

The subtitle “Cucina Italiana” means Italian kitchen, in which all cooking is done in full view of the guest, creating the energy of a live theater. Bravo’s popular entrees include grilled steaks, chops and fresh seafood, as well as flatbreads, pizzas and salads, similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Italy. The 7,482-square-foot restaurant includes indoor seating for 233, two private dining rooms that can each accommodate up to 30, and an outdoor terrace that seats 122.

I-Drive 360 Offers Something for Everyone!


I-Drive 360 lights up the night with the CocaCola Orlando Eye observation wheel.


IDrive 360 is a new $250 million entertainment complex and home to the iconic CocaCola Orlando Eye observation wheel. Located in the heart of Orlando’s popular International Drive, I-Drive 360 features a mix of attractions, restaurants, clubs and shops.

No Place Does It Better Than Mango’s

mangos-cover-horizWhen it comes to delivering a show and an experience to remember, no place does it better than Mango’s! Walk through the doors of Mangos Tropical Café — Orlando’s newest event destination — and you are met with an evening filled with the finest music, dancing, food, drinks and company the city has to offer. Boasting a massive center stage, four private areas and nine unique bar areas — all designed around a distinct theme and featuring original artwork by local artists — no expense has been spared! Wide-screen TVs throughout and multimillion dollar, state-of-the-art sound and video systems make this Caribbean paradise not only one of the most upscale destinations on I-Drive, but also …

A Center for Hormonal Balance

Hormones and WellnessFeeling fatigued and forgetful? Not at the top of your game? Not getting the satisfaction you once had in the romance department? Well, you just might be suffering from the ravages of hormone imbalance.

Many women suffer through the hormonal changes of menopause. Men suffer a similar condition known as andropause, or low testosterone. Unfortunately, many people feel that these symptoms are just normal aging, are not treatable or that the treatments are dangerous. The fact is that bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is a safe, medically proven way to eliminate those devastating symptoms and restore a quality of life that many thought was gone. And, BHRT may even reduce the risks of many diseases of aging.

Quality Tutoring Services – EdU World Tutors

EdU World Tutors is making a huge splash in Orlando as it gains overwhelming popularity for its quality tutoring services provided by expert tutors for students of all grade levels and subject areas for the affordable price of $25 per hour. EdU provides tutoring via several options — in home, online and by phone.

The Trusted Source for Cycling: Full Circle Cycle

Since 1993, Full Circle Cycle in the MetroWest Shopping Village, has been the trusted source for cycling in the west Orange community. Recently recognized by the National Bicycle Dealer’s Association as one of “America’s Best Bike Shops,” its ongoing mission is to help others experience the world from the seat of a bike.

A Front-Runner in Urological Solutions

Richard Lotenfoe, M.D., FACS, is a board-certified urological surgeon and the founder of Urology Health Solutions. He has been serving the urological needs of Florida since 1998. He offers compassionate, personalized care in a safe and confidential environment. Dr. Lotenfoe has special interest and expertise in the treatment of prostate cancer and vasectomies.

Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer in men, and each year 26,000 men …

A/C Guys Cooling and Heating Services

Cooler Than the Other Guys

Serving Central Florida for more than 20 years, A/C Guys Cooling and Heating Services is a family-owned and -operated cooling and heating services company that has a stellar reputation for honesty and professionalism. When choosing a company to maintain, service or replace your HVAC system, the most expensive appliance in your home, choose a company you can trust. A/C Guys is a proud member of the Better Business Bureau and Angie’s List, having achieved the coveted Super Service Award from the latter. Both of these organizations restrict membership to well-established companies that are committed to ethics, superior customer service and overall excellence in their fields.

Making Each Client’s Dream a Reality

Hailing from Nova Scotia, Rania JeBailey of Preferred Real Estate Brokers has lived in Orlando for 15 years. While working as part of her family’s real estate and development business, she decided to earn her Realtor’s license in order to apply the expertise she had already learned.

“I have enjoyed every day of it, helping fellow neighbors and friends find the homes of their dreams and sell homes as many move to their next adventure in life,” Rania said.

Homebuyers can visit Rania’s website to …

For the Musical Artist in Everyone

Orlando Premier Music Instruction is the place to find the highest quality local music lessons for piano, guitar, voice, woodwind, brass, drums and more with professional and friendly music teachers, flexible lesson scheduling, lessons that suit your style and ability, and much more! It also offers after-school music classes in the areas of piano, guitar, dance, vocal expression, musical theater and drama in several locations around the greater Orlando area.

Finding Spiritual & Physical Wellness

Tranquiliti Wellness Center opened in 2010 and has been expanding its clientele in the Windermere and Orlando areas ever since. It is conveniently located in downtown Windermere, right on Main Street. Owner Anne McDonough specializes in helping clients achieve their personal goals, both physically and spiritually.

Past experiences or traumas often …

A Taste of Italy in Dr. Phillips

Peperoncino Authentic Italian recently expanded its establishment to bring its customers genuine Italian pizza as well as fresh, Italian regional cuisine. Hand-crafted pizzas made by executive chefs Barbara Alfano and Danilo Martorano give Peperoncino’s patrons another chance to “travel to Italy” without the airfare. The chefs have created a pizza menu that goes from …

A Thank-You From Mama Louise

by Joe Esposito, owner


“I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the locals for their continuous support of Mama Louise Restaurant. As you may already know, I opened this restaurant as a promise to my mother a long time ago, but I had no idea how supportive the locals would be. Yes, I knew that anyone who came here when it was Donatos, Enzos, or all of the Cariera’s that it has been, would come out of curiosity at least once. Then it was up to how we treated them and what we …

Home Care Assistance for Seniors

Senior Care Leader Meets Growing Demand for In-Home Care Services

Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is honored to be serving Dr. Phillips and the surrounding communities of Orlando. Owner and President Jim Pasquinelli has made it his mission to create a place that is integrated into the community it serves.

According to a recent study, 89 percent of American seniors said they would prefer to live at home rather than in a care facility. Yet every year, thousands of seniors continue to enter nursing homes without knowing they have …

A Neighborhood Gathering Spot

Winter Garden’s Plant Street Market by Kirsten Harrington In the short time that it has been open, Plant Street Market in Winter Garden has become a neighborhood gathering spot. Friends linger over beer, kids in sports uniforms enjoy postgame treats, and laptop-toting professionals sip coffee while working on the patio. The market is the brainchild of west Orange residents Jared…