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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Love Our Lakes Clean-Up!

Love Our Lakes Clean-Up!

Help keep Lake County’s lakes and rivers clean. A limited number of canoes and kayaks are available at Hickory Point, or you can walk along the shoreline. Presented by Lake County Adopt-a-Lake, Keep Lake Beautiful, Lake County Water Authority, City of Tavares, Sea Tow Central Florida Lakes, and the Harris Chain Sail & Power Squadron, volunteers will be cleaning on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 8:30…
BOOK CLUB: The Goldfinch

BOOK CLUB: The Goldfinch

Thirteen-year-old Theo Decker and his mother are visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan when a terrorist’s bomb explodes killing and injuring scores of people, including Theo’s mother. A dying man entrusts Theo with a priceless painting by Carel Fabritius, circa 1654, called The Goldfinch. The whereabouts of Theo’s father are unknown and when his grandparents are unwilling to care for him, he is…
THIS ‘N’ THAT: Things that go Twerp in the Night

THIS ‘N’ THAT: Things that go Twerp in the Night

We recently survived a night under attack by the most horrible noise on earth. It was a piercing sound, one that penetrates your brain like a dentist’s drill on steroids. It was more grating than a thousand fingernails on a chalkboard; more painful than hundreds of TV’s blaring the emergency broadcast system alert; and more annoying that Gilbert Gottfried. The night of horrors began after…
CITY GUIDE: Activities

CITY GUIDE: Activities

Your street address isn’t the only tell-tale sign you’re a Lake-Sumter resident; you may live and work in Lake and Sumter Counties, but chances are you play here too! And if you don’t, you should. Lake and Sumter counties are full of active and lively people, and there are enough activities for each of us, with our diverse interests and abilities, to never be bored…
FROM THE PUBLISHER: Welcome To Your Home

FROM THE PUBLISHER: Welcome To Your Home

As you may know, Akers Media recently published its second annual Welcome to Lake County visitor/newcomers guide. The magazine is distributed in places such as Chambers of Commerce, county welcome centers, hotels, and city offices. The mission of the magazine is to inform visitors and prospective new residents what is available to them here in Lake County. We highlight things such as activities, festivals, shopping,…
CITY GUIDE: Shopping

CITY GUIDE: Shopping

Antiques Finding unique treasures in every corner When it comes to shopping and antiquing, Lake and Sumter County offer an array of antique shops and malls. Whether you are seeking furniture or jewelry, primitives or fine art, the objects of your desires are near where you live or just a short distance away. For a fruitful time of finding hidden treasures, visit one of many…
CITY GUIDE: Healthcare

CITY GUIDE: Healthcare

Lake County offers the latest and greatest in medical specialty supremacy, so all of your health care needs are met right here, close to home. One of the main concerns when selecting a new community to live in is quality of medical care. It is thus reassuring to know that the hospitals, physicians, treatments and programs in Lake County are among the best in the…
CITY GUIDE: Attractions

CITY GUIDE: Attractions

The allure of art, indoor activities, and outdoor festivals in Lake County is as strong to some as the pull of the water is to others. Enjoyment in Lake County is found in a variety of ways. Lake County appeals not only to outdoor sensibilities, but to cultural ones as well. Local cuisine, art, and lifestyle are so impressive there is an array of popular…
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