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Par-tee on the lake

Par-tee on the lake

When Jan Zacharchuk moved to Lake County from St. Petersburg in 2005, she was surprised by the area’s beautiful, pristine lakes. “Seeing the sunset on Lake Harris for the first time was breathtakingly beautiful,” she says. To this day, though,…
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Cupcake Time Café

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Cupcake Time Café

In a world where it feels like quick and healthy food is hard to come by, Cupcake Time Café in downtown, historic Leesburg breaks the mold by selling delicious and nutritious lunch options guaranteed to satisfy. Don Folker and his…
IN THE KITCHEN: Irie Eats

IN THE KITCHEN: Irie Eats

The intense flavors of spicy jerk chicken or tender curry goat are enough to set any food lover’s taste buds on fire in a good way. Caribbean food is a fusion of bold and unique tastes and spices with common…
CITY SERIES: Mount Dora, America’s Festival City

CITY SERIES: Mount Dora, America’s Festival City

A gaggle of Segway riders zips downhill along Mount Dora’s Fourth Avenue. “Whoa,” yells one of the women as she points and makes a sharp left onto Donnelly Street, the town’s main drag. The group effortlessly adjusts its direction on…
Spain — Conversations worth having

Spain — Conversations worth having

Imagine my surprise when I checked out of a luxury resort in Spain after a week’s stay and the final bill was less than $2 — and that’s only because I had a bottle of water from the minibar. I…
Fair winds in Buenos Aires

Fair winds in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires (or “Fair Winds” in English) is a name befitting South America’s second largest city. The youthful, fashion-conscious population of this culturally rich Argentine port moves purposefully but is ever so polite and welcoming to foreign visitors. Classy, cosmopolitan,…
‘HOME’ Boy

‘HOME’ Boy

As a young boy, Joe Ziler watched his father start on the ground floor of Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries and ultimately advance to a high-level management position. He will never forget those memorable words his father spoke on the day Joe…
It’s getting HOT in here!

It’s getting HOT in here!

The team at Akers Media is sizzling with excitement. We are in hot pursuit of identifying some of the hottest people, places, and events in Lake and Sumter counties. Due to overwhelming public demand, our staff has racked their brains…
FROM THE PUBLISHER: Against all odds

FROM THE PUBLISHER: Against all odds

I proudly present to you, our loyal readers of Lake & Sumter Style, our third annual Businessmen of Style issue. However, something quite interesting happened as we were planning this month’s issue that I cannot help but share with you…
Something’s brewing

Something’s brewing

Home brewing is not a new concept. In fact, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were avid home brewers in their heyday. But recently, the popularity of this hopping hobby has skyrocketed as people aspire to quench their thirst with their…
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