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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Attractions

Attractions: Extended legacy

Attractions: Extended legacy

Family taking Presidents Hall of Fame museum to the next level.  Photos: Nicole Hamel The six children of John and Jan Zweifel, owners of the Presidents Hall of Fame in Clermont, have come together with a plan. It involves sprucing…
Attractions: Picturesque ride

Attractions: Picturesque ride

Dora Canal pontoon boats carry passengers back in time to Old Florida.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Premier Boat Tours’ Captain Nate Jordan says “Welcome to the Dora Canal,” on a recent warm, sunny afternoon while entering the picturesque waterway that links…
Attractions: Showing off muscles

Attractions: Showing off muscles

Local car show revs up interest among automotive enthusiasts.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Jose Fuentes pops the hood of his 1968 Chevrolet Camaro to reveal an engine as clean and shiny as the white exterior. Nine years ago, he restored the…
Attractions: Travel back in time

Attractions: Travel back in time

Add Clermont Historic Village to your list of places to visit. Photos: Nicole Hamel Whether you are a local Clermont resident or an out-of-town visitor, the Clermont Historic Village is a definite must-see. In 1996, the City of Clermont purchased…
Attractions: The sweet smell of success

Attractions: The sweet smell of success

Business owner from Miami is looking forward to a bright future in Eustis. Photos: Anthony Rao Lake County will soon be home to a company whose owner is taking the candle business by storm. Karen Lawrence, who owns Lulu Candles…
Attraction: Roughing it, boujee style

Attraction: Roughing it, boujee style

Lake Louisa State Park caters to outdoor enthusiasts, even those partial to the little luxuries of home. Photos: Nicole Hamel With the unbearable heat of summer behind us and cooler weather here to stay for a while, people are itching…
Attractions: Orange appeal

Attractions: Orange appeal

Visitors to Central Florida are still juiced about visiting the Citrus Tower in Clermont. In a region where screaming roller coasters, killer whales and magical castles reign supreme, a roadside attraction in Clermont still stands tall.  It’s 226 feet tall,…
Attractions: Game changers

Attractions: Game changers

Journalists-turned-zombie killers Chris Gerbasi, left, and James Combs. // Photos by Douglas Tyler Forget those old arcades of the 1980s. Mind Immersions in Clermont offers a new reality in the gaming industry.  Story: James Combs Mayhem ensues in the once…
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