Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Orlando in two Magazines this Month

New York Magazine 

Last week, New York Magazine featured the City Beautiful in their article Orlando for Trendsters, part of The Upside-Down Travel Planner.  Featuring the usual culprits - Winter Park, Milk District, Mills, and co. - the article doesn't really tell us anything we didn't already know, or read in the (much better) 2007 and 2011 New York Times articles about Orlando.

Mini-rant: Winter Park is not a "budding exurb" -- it's a city in Orange County that's older than most of Orlando.

Men's Health

Orlando made the list of Men's Health The Capitals of Crash, which calculated cities' driving skills based on fatal accidents, speeding, crashes, and seat belt use.  Of 100 cities (1 being the best drivers -- St. Paul, MN), Orlando ranks 94, or F.  Also on the list are Tampa (84), Miami (80), Jacksonville (76), and St. Pete (50).  Oddly enough, New York City, whose residents we like to blame for the crazy driving in Orlando, ranked number 3 with an A+...

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