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Monday, September 21, 2020

Tavares

Veterans Service Office to close temporarily

Veterans Service Office to close temporarily

Veterans should be aware that the Lake County Veterans Service Office will be closed Monday through Thursday for staff training and recertification. The office at 315 W. Main St., Suite 525, Tavares, will reopen at 8am Friday, May 12. Regular…

Time to make a splash!

The children’s splash park in Tavares, a seaplane-themed attraction at Wooton Park, 100 E. Ruby St., opens for the 2017 season from 10am to 6 pm April 10, and remains open during those hours on weekends through May 24. After…

Rock the boat

It’s a beautiful March day in Tavares. A great blue heron stands statue-like on the banks of Lake Dora while a great bald eagle spreads its wings and soars overhead. The sun’s rays shine down on shiny, sleek wooden boats…
History of Stripping

History of Stripping

If your idea of a “historian” is a rather bland, even boring personality, then you’ve never had the pleasure of reading the works of Allan Holtz of Tavares. Story: Debbi Kiddy Allan researches and writes about newspaper comics for his…
Italian eatery opens in Tavares

Italian eatery opens in Tavares

Deshaun Scott, owner of Lago Dora Ristorante, 134 E. Ruby St., Tavares, has been hearing raves from diners and Lake County employees who savor the restaurant’s fresh lunch offerings priced under $8, and they love the fact that they can…
I’ll have a Brü-sky!

I’ll have a Brü-sky!

The new Brü Tap Haus in Tavares is drawing quite a crowd. “We saw there were a lot of people like us who traveled to Orlando, Sanford, Tampa, and Winter Park to enjoy the craft beers we loved, so we…
FORK ON THE ROAD: Fast Feast

FORK ON THE ROAD: Fast Feast

Perfectly punctual personalized pizza It took 126 years, but pizza finally joined the fast food family. I’m not talking reheated slices or those dreadful microwaveable disks. I’m shouting about whole, fresh, made-to-order, $7.92 pizzas. Pizza@Tavares, which recently opened at 123…
CITY SERIES: Tavares, America’s Seaplane City

CITY SERIES: Tavares, America’s Seaplane City

The City of Tavares is like the children’s story, “The Little Engine That Could.” Instead of one mountain to climb, the city had several, but the power of positive thinking among city leaders transformed a non-descript and economically challenged county…
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