Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: Healthy Head Start

SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: Healthy Head Start

When Alissa Sustarsic learned she was pregnant with twins, she never expected that they’d end up in a neo-natal intensive care unit. That’s what happened after her twin boys, Aiden and Carson, were born eight weeks early in 2006. The…
BOOK CLUB: Everglades — America’s Wetland

BOOK CLUB: Everglades — America’s Wetland

Photographer takes readers on unforgettable journey through Florida’s River of Grass. The Bookworm Book Club was honored to host award-winning conservation photographer and naturalist Mac Stone as the debut speaker for The Distinguished Florida Author Series. His just-released book “Everglades:…
OUT+ABOUT: Child-Friendly Key West

OUT+ABOUT: Child-Friendly Key West

PHOTOS: Tony and Mary Ann DeSantis Key West has often been described as a party-hard city with an anything goes attitude. While that may be the case at certain times of the year, most of the time it’s a family…
LOCAL TALENT PROFILE: From Russia (and Cuba) with love

LOCAL TALENT PROFILE: From Russia (and Cuba) with love

STORY: Jane Fuentes  PHOTO: Provided   Janet Harris’ musical tastes have always been a tad more sophisticated than mainstream America’s. In 1986, while her classmates were walking like Egyptians and singing along with Whitney Houston, Janet was in Russia experiencing…
SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: BraVado!

SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: BraVado!

STORY: James Combs  PHOTOS: Susan Schommer Colorful brassieres used to raise much-needed funds for local cancer patients. How fitting! Bras were made to lift, but can be uplifting with an artist’s touch. There will be plenty of laughter and smiles…
SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: High on the Hog

SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: High on the Hog

The “Q” is swine and dandy at Clermont’s popular Pig on the Pond. There’s nothing wrong with having fun — and maybe even going hog wild. Clermont’s longest-running and largest event allows you to do just that. The 17th annual…
Ono (that means “Good”) island

Ono (that means “Good”) island

PHOTOS: Gary Corsair Forget Waikiki, Kauai is unspoiled Hawaii. Ma and Pa Kettle, the Brady Bunch and Elvis had wonderful vacations in Waikiki, but they missed the real Hawaii. Waikiki is dirty, crowded and full of hotels desperately needing renovation.…
OUT+ABOUT: Family-Friendly Mardi Gras

OUT+ABOUT: Family-Friendly Mardi Gras

PHOTOS: Mary Ann DeSantis and the Mobile Carnival Museum. Parade photo by Tad Denson of MyShotz.com Most people assume Mardi Gras in the U.S. began in New Orleans, but history says otherwise. While the “Big Easy” may have the largest…
Long Miles

Long Miles

Performer hopes ‘American Idol’ will send him to Nashville. Singer/songwriter Garrett Miles has reloaded and taken his second shot at fame. “I made it onto ‘American Idol,’ but I can’t divulge any information,” says the soft-spoken country crooner, who came…
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