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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Leesburg

Leesburg storefront windows filling up with local art

Leesburg storefront windows filling up with local art

The Leesburg Center for the Arts (CFA) kickstarted a program last fall aimed at giving regional artists space to exhibit and bring attention to the potential of vacant buildings downtown.  The project, known as the Storefront Art Program, is now…
Leesburg Bikefest postponed until November

Leesburg Bikefest postponed until November

The Leesburg Partnership announced this morning that its signature event, Leesburg Bikefest, will be postponed until November. In a press release, board members cited health concerns over the lingering coronavirus pandemic as the reason for the postponement. Since the outbreak,…
Leesburg High hosts Gullah feast for Black History Month

Leesburg High hosts Gullah feast for Black History Month

  Leesburg High School culinary students celebrated Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 25, with a tribute to the food and culture of the Gullah people (also known as Geechee), descendants of Africans who were enslaved on the rice, indigo,…
Taking up space

Taking up space

Mission possible: Leesburg students shooting for the moon.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Riley McDowell cannot wait to launch her science project beyond the classroom laboratory and into outer space.  It’s a dream come true for Riley, a 2020 graduate of The…
Groundbreaking slated for Leesburg aquatic center

Groundbreaking slated for Leesburg aquatic center

A new aquatic center will soon become a reality for Leesburg residents. The official groundbreaking ceremony is set for 10am, Friday, Oct. 30, on the project site at the corner of Canal Street and Pine Street. The $5.2 million facility…
Leesburg latest city now requiring face masks in public places

Leesburg latest city now requiring face masks in public places

Leesburg Commissioners, during a meeting Monday night passed a resolution requiring that people wear face masks and practice social distancing while inside any public place in town. The resolution follows a similar decision by city leaders in Mount Dora, who…
The Kitchen Café

The Kitchen Café

Culinary creativity comes alive at The Kitchen Café, tucked away inside the Southern Gardens Mall in Downtown Leesburg. The “create-your-own-bowl” option allows diners to choose a base product such as brown rice, sweet potatoes, good rice and riced cauliflower. From…
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