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EUSTIS PREPS FOR GEORGE FEST FEB. 23-25
Eustis is busy preparing for its biggest street party of the year, GeorgeFest.
The family-friendly event, now in its 116th year, is the longest running festival in Florida celebrating Washington’s birthday. Read more
Get your tickets to Eustis' party to celebrate and support the local arts.
UPDATE ON EPIC THEATRES IN mOUNT dORA
The excitement is palpable. When Epic Theatres announced in 2016 it was planning a state-of-the-art multiplex in Mount Dora, movie-lovers waited anxiously, with every passing month seeming like an eternity. Read more
MINI GOLF COURSE TO 'POP UP' IN MOUNT DORA
When Byron Faudie and Tim Totten approached the Mount Dora Center for the Arts with an unusual proposal, their reputation as absurdists preceded them. The pair, known for signature events like Audio Game, Clue! Live Mystery Parties, the Escape Game in a Box, and the Amazing Race for Charity, pitched a temporary miniature golf course in downtown Mount Dora, with all the holes designed by local artists. Read more
NEW MOUNT DORA CAFE FOCUSES ON FRESH FOOD AND CHIC VIBE
The transformation is jaw-dropping. The once nondescript restaurant interior has been transformed as if it were a segment on an HGTV show.
Mount Dora’s newest restaurant, The Loft Cafe, is expecting to open in mid-February after a complete renovation of its second floor space in the Renaissance Building on Donnelly Street. Read more
CONSTITUTION NOW TAKES CENTER STAGE IN MURAL DISPUTE
It was the obvious next step. With no code on the books for murals or home-painting and a ruling their wordless mural was an “illegal sign,” it was easy to forecast the homeowners’ appeal. Given the constitutional issues at stake, it was only a matter of time before the legal cavalry would come. Now they have arrived. Read more
THE WINNERS ARE IN...
There were some tight races and surprises in this year's Best of Mount Dora awards. Did your faves win?
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