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Victoria Schlabig

Look for the butterfly

Look for the butterfly

Identifying GMOs, why should you stay away from them, and how to assure you’re eating clean. Eating healthy but still gaining weight? Your problem could be Genetically Modified Organisms  (GMOs). “In many cases now we’re seeing that when eating GMO…
How to be vegan

How to be vegan

A guide on eating vegan and plant-based near you.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Being vegan can be tough, but you won’t go hungry in your neighborhood. With that in mind, here’s a list we at Style have compiled for vegans who…
Social Spotlight: Scottish for a day

Social Spotlight: Scottish for a day

Mount Dora Sister Cities teams up with Mount Dora Pipes and Drums Band to bring Scottish culture to Lake County. Mount Dora Sister Cities, an international organization, joined the City of Mount Dora with Forres, Scotland back in 1990, and…
Spirits: Not for the weak of heart (or liver)

Spirits: Not for the weak of heart (or liver)

The strong drinks and countless options at Crafted Concoctions in Tavares will have you coming back for more.  Photos/Videos: Nicole Hamel Craig Williamson and Rebecca Doherty, owners of BTW (Burgers, Tacos, Waffles) in Tavares, decided to branch out, about three…
Social Spotlight: Friends, food  and fun!

Social Spotlight: Friends, food and fun!

Variety and entertainment draw people to Eustis First Fridays every month. Photos: Nicole Hamel The City of Eustis’ First Fridays have been something for locals to look forward to each month since the first event in 1997.  Originally organized by…
Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Local author writes historical fiction set in WWII era Poland. Vital stats:  Author of “With Love From Poland” and “The Journal”. Resident of the Village of Fernandina. Originally from Buffalo, New York. Lives part time in Connecticut. Has two daughters.…
In the Kitchen: Mostly surf, a little turf

In the Kitchen: Mostly surf, a little turf

With fish and shellfish galore, seafood lovers won’t lack choices at Cedar River Seafood. Photos: Nicole Hamel For Cody Yon, Cedar River Seafood was his first experience cooking for more than just his family. The now 23-year-old started at Cedar…
Outstanding Student: Christian Ardizone

Outstanding Student: Christian Ardizone

East Ridge High School graduate plans on attending law school. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats: Born in Orlando. Lives in Montverde Parents are Jennifer and John Ardizone. Ray Goodgame Outstanding Student Award winner. What are your college plans? I’m going…
Person of Interest: Terri Kracht

Person of Interest: Terri Kracht

Animal-lover is dedicated to serving her community Photos: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats: Originally from Orlando. Has lived in Clermont since 1988. December 2019 recipient of the Ann Dupee Gem of the Hills Award. What are you passionate about?  I’m just…
Spirits: Sweet Spot

Spirits: Sweet Spot

Fruity flights and Milkshake IPAs make Suncreek Brewery a nice night out for beer and dessert-lovers alike. Photos: Nicole Hamel Bill Downs first started buying simple craft beer kits in college, and about five years later began using all types…
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