Welcome to Mixer, a celebration of Orlando’s cocktail culture. Mixology, if you care to call it that (and most of us don’t), has gained a strong foothold here in Orlando in the past couple of years. It used to be that you’d go into a bar and ask for a Jack-
Local Color - Reader' Picks
This year's Best of Orlando issue was written, edited, tallied, combined and compiled with the blood, sweat and tears of Marcus Griggs, Holly V. Kapherr, Faiyaz Kara...
Local Color - Staff Picks
Gracing the cover of Orlando Weekly's 2012 Best of Orlando issue is no sweat, when you're Jose Melendez. Better known as Orlando's Mr. Gold, Melendez is the...
Music & Nightlife - Staff Picks
If you're afraid of heights, stay away: Aptly named after its striking 180-degree view of downtown Orlando, this chic sanctuary sits at the top of Amway Center's...
Music & Nightlife - Reader' Picks
Best Club DJ
1ST Baby Lac, @djbabylac
2ND Lemy Currey, facebook.com/lemycurrey
3rd Jimmy Joslin, facebook.com/JimmyJoslin
Arts & Culture - Reader' Picks
Best Arts Event/Festival
1st The Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival, orlandofringe.org
2nd Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, wpsaf.org
3rd Nude Nite Art Exposé, nudenite.com
Arts & Culture - Staff Picks
Best public art that doubles as a weapon
"Symphony," 1989, by Paul Marco
Mennello Museum of American Art
900 East Princeton Street
If you've ever thought of an "ice knife" as the perfect murder weapon (it melts! No finger
Sports & Recreation - Reader' Picks
Best billiards hall
1st Sportstown Billiards, 2414 E. Robinson St., 407-894-6258, sportstownbilliards.com
2nd Cue-Phoria Billiards and Café, 2050 Semoran Blvd., Winter Park, 321-972-1867, cuephoria.com
3rd Trick Shots Billiards, multiple locations
Sports & Recreation - Staff Picks
First word we received about this Gaelic jumble of a sport was when Orlando Hurling Club hosted their Clash of the Ash tournament last September.