Clermont police officer Vital Stats: Returned to full duty in February, one year after suffering burns over 70 percent of his body when a gas can exploded in a bonfire accident. The 22-year-old attended Lake Technical College for the police academy and began his career in 2015. Family: Parents Jack, also a Clermont police officer, and Jill, younger brother Kevin, fiancée Liz Darrah. Lowest…
Highway 441 Diner, 381 E. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Owner Billy Nasralla says, “We’re a nice ’50’s-style diner that features a car show the first Wednesday of every month. People enjoy eating here. It appeals to those who come here to settle down and retire in the area.”
Lakeridge Winery in Clermont hosts its annual stomping of the grapes June 9-11, along with live music, food, winery tours, and wine tastings. A portion of the $3 admission goes to Cornerstone Hospice.
Cereal for breakfast is a time-honored tradition for most people. However, according to a recent survey by Nielsen Marketing, as the population ages, they’re reaching for eggs, yogurt, and whole grain hot cereals. Source: Nielsen all outlets combined
Red Lobster offers a Chocolate Chip Lava Cookie with a molten chocolate center, vanilla ice cream, and chocolate sauce that takes the beloved cookie to an all-new level. Yum!
Cadet 2nd Lieutenant, ROTC // Eustis High School Vital Stats: Age: 18 Grade: 12 GPA: 4.7885 Hobbies/Sports: Gaming and volunteering Favorite subject: Math Favorite food: Spaghetti Favorite professional sports team: Pittsburgh Steelers Extracurricular: ROTC Plans for college and your field of study? I plan to attend the University of North Florida for four years, studying mechanical engineering and earning my bachelor’s in science.…
Love onion rings and chocolate eclairs? Then mark the calendar for June 22—it’s billed as National Chocolate Eclair Day and National Onion Ring Day.
If your next pizza delivery comes with a hero, that’s not a sandwich. Clermont police and Flippers Pizza are conducting “Hero Deliveries” to households throughout the city. Officers are delivering pizzas while also dispensing crime prevention tips and promoting the program’s concept, “Families that eat together, stay together.”
Another new Wawa is coming to the area, at the corner of U.S. Highway 441 and Morningside near Lake Gertrude in Mount Dora. Site preparation and construction is set to begin later this year. At Wawa, you can fill up your car and yourself. The convenience store chain, which now numbers more than 100 in Florida, is known for the variety of fresh food options…
Panera Bread is rising at the Shoppes at Eustis, which opened late last year at 17325 U.S. Highway 441. A May/June opening was expected for the new Panera, says a spokeswoman for owner Covelli Family Limited Partnership, of Maitland. Panera’s menu features fresh-baked bread, pastries, sweets, bagels and breakfast items, soups, salads, sandwiches, flatbreads, and pasta.