The Daily City is a hyperlocal news website that covers activity in the Downtown Orlando area, the Main Street Districts, Lake Nona, and occasionally the tourist areas. Topics include new businesses and buildings, new people of note, and local government doings.
The Daily City is responsible for over 10,000 stories about Orlando since it began in 2007. Most of them live on the original website.
Editor: Mark Baratelli
Mark Baratelli is responsible for Orlando Flea, Downtown Indoor Farmers Market, Orlando Improv Festival, Downtown Mobile Art Show, Waterford Lakes Night Market, Audience Choice Awards for Orlando Fringe Festival, ClandesDine Pop Up Dinner, Taco Truck Taste Test, Meeting of the Orlando Minds, Orlando Panel Series, and Orlando Indie Media Meetup. He helped create Orlando Cardboard Art Festival and The Daily City Pop Up Shop.
He was inducted into Orlando Sentinel's prestigious Culinary Hall of Fame and named one of Orlando Business Journal's 40 Under 40 for giving Orlando a new reason to gather and inadvertently kick-starting the modern day Central Florida food truck industry with the creation of The Daily City's Food Truck Bazaar. He put on the city's first ever food truck event March 29, 2011 and spent the next 6 years fostering a sense of community, giving locals a reason to gather, and introducing entrepreneurs in the crowd to the world of food trucks once a month in a parking lot behind Fashion Square Mall. Thousands of locals came and many new food truck businesses were created.