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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Hollywood comes to Lake County

Hollywood comes to Lake County

Lake County’s natural beauty and charming small towns caught the eye of Hollywood location scouts throughout the years. Here are some of the more popular movies filmed here: Honky Tonk Freeway (1981). Every building in downtown Mount Dora was painted…
October is for the animals

October is for the animals

October is a month for celebrating multiple animal and pet-related occasions. National Animal Safety and Protection Month, National Pet Wellness Month, National Pitbull Awareness Month are all celebrated throughout the entire month of October each year. The first week of…
Did you know?

Did you know?

Leesburg hosted the country’s first national bass fishing tournament in 1928. The National Fresh Water Bass Tournament ran from Jan. 10 through March 10 and was only open to fisherman from outside of Florida.  The tournament included several categories, including…
Digging up history

Digging up history

Did you know that the inspiration for the Indiana Jones character retired in Eustis? That’s right. Edgar James Banks, a novelist, American diplomat and antiquarian, discovered the City of Eustis during one of his many lecturing trips in 1921, and…
Ex-straw-ordinary

Ex-straw-ordinary

Since we’re talking about animals, let’s not forget that plastic – particularly plastic straws – can be extremely damaging to wildlife and ocean creatures, such as sea turtles, as many of us have seen in photos online. Pasta Life has…
If you could be anyone…

If you could be anyone…

Halloween is around the corner, though the coronavirus has stolen some of its thunder now that face masks are an everyday part of life in most places in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Still, dressing up as…
Presidents also come to Lake County

Presidents also come to Lake County

With the presidential election a month away, there’s a good chance we’ll be visited by President Trump or challenger Joe Biden. That’s because candidates know that Central Florida is the key to winning Florida. Through the years, several candidates made…
Take-a-book,  leave-a-book

Take-a-book, leave-a-book

Two years ago, while walking in a Tavares park, Adam Meyer and his daughter Kayla came across a lending library filled with books left for the taking. Noticing that the majority of options were adult books, Kayla, an avid reader,…
The Hit List

The Hit List

1. Go to the source: Here’s another entry in the farm-to-table craze: Root & Branch Bistro & Bar, 1200 Oakley Seaver Drive, Unit 102, Clermont. On their website, the owners promise to offer fresh, classic bistro fare that is locally…
The Hit List

The Hit List

1. I pledge not to bully…: Hats off to Leesburg High School for finding success with a new program, Pledge Not to Bully, sponsored by Rotary Interact Club, a service club for children ages 12-18.  “By pledging not to bully,…
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