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Omnimodal wants you to swipe right on public transit

Can technology help Orlando overcome its traffic woes? David Thomas Moran and Nathan Selikoff think it’s a good first step. Moran and Selikoff met through a community art project focused on public transit in Orlando, bonding over their mutual love for the city and their frustration over how difficult it can be to get around […]

/ February 1, 2019


Thanked by Jimmy Fallon, this Orlando surgeon continues to help worldwide

Dr. Anup Patel hopes to shine a light on the issue of human trafficking in India. Photo by Cents of Relief Likely his most well-known patient, Jimmy Fallon, thanked Dr. Anup Patel with a shout out on ‘The Tonight Show’ for treating a wedding-ring related hand injury that included 10 days in the intensive care […]

/ January 23, 2019


The magic secret behind this Orlando CEO’s success

For Kostya Kimlat, there is more than meets the eye. Amy Schwartz From NASA engineers to executives to the world-famous magician duo Penn & Teller — Kostya Kimlat has them all fooled. In 2015, the Orlando magician appeared on Penn & Teller’s TV show, “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” and was able to pull off […]

/ January 17, 2019


After Pulse, the journey to organizing Orlando’s LGBTQ Latinx community

Photo provided by QLatinx On June 12, 2016, Orlando’s queer Latinx community lost a gathering space for socializing, dancing, celebrating, and just being without judgment. In the days after the Pulse Nightclub shooting, the LGBTQ community came together in living rooms and backyards across Central Florida to find community, safety, and a sense of grounding. […]

/ January 15, 2019