Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Saturday, May 15, 2021

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Females are giving firearms a shot

Females are giving firearms a shot

In last June’s issue of Lake and Sumter Style, we ran a feature story focusing on the increasing popularity of guns among females. As you may already know, gun sales soared in 2020 amid social unrest and fear of heightened…
Oh my healthy goodness!

Oh my healthy goodness!

Craving a healthy, but tasty snack, and not sure where to go? You may want to try OMG Juice, one of Clermont’s newest specialty spots, which celebrated its grand opening on March 29. At OMG, which stands for ‘Oh My…
A squirrel with Lake County roots

A squirrel with Lake County roots

The family movie Flora & Ulysses has been streaming on Disney+ for a few months now, but did you know it was based on a children’s novel by the same name? And did you realize that the book was written…
Jake and Elwood, still crooning

Jake and Elwood, still crooning

The coronavirus pandemic curtailed entertainment at clubs and recreation centers for the Leesburg Blues Brothers Tribute impersonators, but that didn’t stop Jake (Dave Koenig) and Elwood (Larry Bansworth) from donning their black suits, hats, and performing outdoor driveway concerts at…
Jazzy

Jazzy

On May 11 and 12, visit Lakeridge Winery for Jazz on the Vineyard Green, an event with live jazz music, free tours and wine tasting with admission, and food and beverages available for purchase. Events will take place Saturday, May…
Namesake

Namesake

In 1884, Edgar L. Ferran moved his wife Lucy and their four children to Eustis from Indiana in hopes that the Florida warmer climate would help Lucy’s chronic bronchitis. Today, Eustis’s famous waterfront Ferran Park was named after the Eustis…
Get messy!

Get messy!

Acrylic paint poured on old vinyl records is a creative way to be artistic, and the Leesburg Center for the Arts, 429 W. Magnolia St., Leesburg, has been doing acrylic pours with students for years. “We are now expanding to…
Some 107 years ago…

Some 107 years ago…

Tavares is branded as America’s Seaplane City, which is fitting since the first recorded seaplane flight was 107 years ago, off Lake Eustis on Feb. 23, 1914. According to the city’s historical records, the flight was piloted by Tony Janus,…
The art of isolation

The art of isolation

In March of 2020, soon after COVID-19 and quarantines were introduced, 81-year-old Janet Fittro of Eustis began painting and telling stories, also adding scripture, and sharing them on her personal Facebook page. “The response was overwhelming… my readers were encouraged…
Here they come

Here they come

Three of Florida’s 10 fastest-growing towns are in Lake County. Fruitland Park tops the list, followed by Groveland at No. 2 and Clermont and No. 9. The list comes from HomeSnacks, a website that conducts studies and provides what it…
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