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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Features

Mall Report

Mall Report

To many, although it has fallen into disrepair, Lake Square Mall will always fondly be remembered as a place for teenaged first jobs and first dates. Perceptions will change however, as new international owners prepare a renovation full of innovation…
Down the drain

Down the drain

PHOTOS: Fred Lopez+Shutterstock Water has some people worried. Levels are lower. Riverbeds are dryer. There is an explanation. And two sides to the story. We are water people; that’s life in Lake County. We sail on Lake Eustis, fish and…
Why Our Water Is Important

Why Our Water Is Important

STORY: James Combs+Katie Lewis+Celia Jacobson / PHOTOS: Fred Lopez+Scott A. Miller+Shutterstock If you don’t understand how water plays a vital role in our way of life, then you definitely are a fish out of water. Hilda Bernard is amused as…
Feet First

Feet First

Dr. Karsten Weber and his talented team of podiatrists toe the line when it comes to superior patient care and outcomes. Some people may assume physicians cannot be good businessmen or businesswomen. They argue that science and business blend about…
Classic Cuts

Classic Cuts

While the times continue to change, some longtime area barbers are making sure their shops don’t — and their loyal clients think that keeps them a cut above. In 1923, a man named Kaiser (first name lost to history) opened…
VICTORIOUS

VICTORIOUS

Restaurant owners always have a lot on their plates, but that never stopped longtime Lake County restaurateur Vic Donahey from cooking up smiles and friendships. The year was 1988. George H.W. Bush was elected president, “The Last Emperor” won nine…

Your dream job is out there… really, it is!

Nancy Muenzmay earned a master’s degree in education from Indiana State University in 1973. So she’s a teacher, right? No. School principal? Uh, no. School board member? Well, she ran for school board, but didn’t win a seat. Today, Nancy…
Dress To Impress

Dress To Impress

Wear an outfit that matches you and your eyes glow, dark circles under your eyes aren’t as noticeable and you seem energetic and alert. Wear an outfit that does not match you and your skin looks drained, your double-chin appears…
The Magic of Machu Picchu

The Magic of Machu Picchu

I was aware of the “Seven Wonders of the World” from the time I was a teenager. I had seen pictures of the pyramids in Egypt and The Great Wall of China. However, no wonder fascinated me more than Machu…
Battle of the BBQ

Battle of the BBQ

PHOTOS: Matthew Gaulin+Gary Corsair No bones about it, our grillin’ is thrillin’ We can’t even spell the word for the smoky, grilled meat we can’t get enough of, so it’s a given we can’t agree on who serves the best…
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