5 Reasons Central Florida is the Best Place to Live in the Winter

5 Reasons Central Florida is the Best Place to Live in the Winter

There’s no doubt about it—winter in Florida is fabulous. While the rest of the country is shivering in their booties, shoveling snow, scraping windshields and traversing icy roads; we Floridians are hanging out in our corner of the country sunbathing on the beach with a cocktail, only taking out our one winter coat (let’s be […]

Practical Pot Watcher: Local beekeeper offers a sweet solution to allergies

Practical Pot Watcher: Local beekeeper offers a sweet solution to allergies

Honey is one of our oldest, most versatile and most wholesome sweeteners. It may drift out of fashion from time to time, but it’s always there, just waiting for an upsurge in popularity when the new generation puts a modern spin on knowledge held by our distant ancestors. Right now, honey is enjoying one of […]

Convenient Quality Health Care Coming to Lake County Thanks to South Lake Hospital

Convenient Quality Health Care Coming to Lake County Thanks to South Lake Hospital

According to the Orlando Business Journal, South Lake Hospital is one of Central Florida’s top hospitals, and they’re getting even better by opening two new locations in Lake County. This means our friends and neighbors in the Central Florida 55 Plus communities have much more convenient access to healthcare. That’s not the only benefit! Leesburg […]

Book Notes: A fateful journey in ‘The Lighthouse’

Book Notes: A fateful journey in ‘The Lighthouse’

Rae Padilla Francoeur – More Content Now “The Lighthouse” by Alison Moore. Biblioasis publisher, Windsor, Ontario, 2017. 203 pages. $14.95 “The Lighthouse” is a short, orderly novel that, despite its uncomplicated narrative and brevity, is a skillfully written, unsettling story of inescapable fate. The haunting sense of inevitability makes this a page-turner not easily forgotten. […]

New Leesburg market manager looks to bring in more vendors

New Leesburg market manager looks to bring in more vendors

Linda Florea / Correspondent LEESBURG — Like pieces from a puzzle, Danielle DeCaprio’s move to Lake County has fit together and given her a sense of community. A transplant from south New Jersey, DeCaprio moved to Florida about a year ago and decided to settle in the Leesburg area. “My heart felt drawn to Leesburg,” […]

On Tap This Weekend in Central Florida: Civil War History, Ballet and Scarecrows

On Tap This Weekend in Central Florida: Civil War History, Ballet and Scarecrows

By Linda Florea / Correspondent Variety is the spice of life this weekend, which offers everything including reenactors, ballet, a charity gala with Tim Tebow, scarecrows, a charity gala, a manatee talk, a chance to clean up native landscaping at a park, music and theater. Reenactors bring history from the 1800s into the 21st century […]

Pisco Sour to bring a taste of Peru to downtown Mount Dora

Roxanne Brown @DC_SLP_roxbrown MOUNT DORA — Seventeen years after immigrating from Peru, Jorge Bracamonte’s dream of owning his own restaurant in the United States came true with the purchase of a building on Donnelly Street and Fourth Avenue in Mount Dora. Some people may recognize the building. It is the former home of The Lost […]