About The Daily City

The Daily City covers activity in the Main Street Districts of Orlando, Winter Park, Lake Nona, and occasionally the tourist areas. Topics include new businesses and buildings, new people of note, and local government doings. The site began in 2007 here and relaunched in 2020. 

Contact

407-308-1417

mark@thedailycity.com

About the Editor

The Daily City's Editor Mark Baratelli likes to take chances and try new things he's never done before. In 2007 with no formal writing training he started The Daily City and by 2009 won his first Best Blog in Orlando award. In 2011 with no business training or food industry experience he started Food Truck Bazaar and got invited into Orlando Sentinel's prestigious Culinary Hall of Fame and named one of Orlando Business Journal's 40 Under 40. In 2018 with no makers market experience he created Orlando Flea and got 1,800 people to show up. In 2019 with no farmers market experience he created Indoor Farmers Market and got 1,200 people to show up. Mark lives with his partner Shane and their two cats Chopstick and Biscuit. 

Awards

2009 Best Local Blog, Orlando Weekly, 1st

2009 Best Local Arts Blog, Orlando Sentinel, 1st

2009 Best Local Blog, Orlando Sentinel, 3rd

2010 Best Local Website of 2010, Orlando Weekly, 2nd

2010 Best Local Blog of 2010, Orlando Weekly, 1st

2010 Best Local Blog of 2010, Orlando Magazine, 3rd

2010 Critics Pick: Mobile Art Show, Orlando Weekly

2011 Best Local Website, Orlando Magazine, 3rd

2011 Best Local Website, Orlando Weekly, 1st

2011 Best Local Website, Watermark Newspaper, 3rd

2011 Best Local Blog, Orlando Sentinel, 2nd

2011 Best Local Blog, Orlando Weekly, 2nd

2011 Best Local Blog, Watermark Newspaper, 1st

2012 Best Local Website, Orlando Magazine, 3rd

2012 Best Local Website, Orlando Weekly, 2nd

2012 Best Local Blog, Orlando Magazine, 2nd

2012 Best Local Blog, Orlando Weekly, 1st

2012 Best Local Blog, Orlando Sentinel, 2nd

2012 Best Local Twitter Feed, Orlando Weekly, 2nd

2013 Best Local Blog, Orlando Magazine, 1st

2013 Best Local Blog, YELP, 1st

2013 Best Local Blog, Orlando Weekly, 1st

2014 Best Local Blog, Orlando Magazine, 1st

2014 Critics Pick: Best Pop Up Shop, Orlando Weekly

2015 Best Local Blog, Florida Sunshine Blog Awards, 1st

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