What's pink, takes one year to complete and brings joy to life? A new food truck, that's what.
Whipping up fresh, decadent donuts in a myriad of flavorslike French Toast, Frosted Crack, Bird's Nest, and its signature Blueberry Glazed is a new favorite local business, Joy Donuts. The retro-painted pink trailer, not an actual truck, has been attracting locals and selling out since its opening day on March 12. Read more.
Spring has sprung and the cooler weather means more time in the garden.
This weekend inspiration for gardens will be sprawled under the oaks in Mount Dora. An eclectic collection of garden treasures and plants will be available at the Vintage Garden Show on April 2 & 3. Read more.
Tandoori anyone? Mount Dora is abuzz about the new Indian restaurant, Shiva, opening downtown. Experienced restaurateurs, Davinder (D.K.) and Vhonda Kumar, along with their partner Devendra Patel, hope to open on April 4 after incurring some delays.
Shiva will diversify Mount Dora's dining options with the bold flavors of India and feature an extensive menu of traditional Indian dishes like Butter Chicken, Paneer Makhani, Tandoori, Chicken Korma and plenty of vegetarian options. An Indian meal would not be complete without the popular naan bread and Shiva will not disappoint. Read more.
They've come a long way from their lives as architects in Camaguey, Cuba. Alberto & Grace Paneca fled to Florida in 1999 and settled into Lake County in 2002. Much like how they transformed their lives, the family turned a darkened, run-down space into a bright, thriving restaurant in downtown Mount Dora. Read more.
When it comes to electric bills, what goes up usually doesn't come down. Not true, in the City Of Mount Dora. It was announced today that utility bills for customers receiving the city’s electric service will reflect a lower Power Cost Charge (PCC) rate starting on April 1. The PCC on the customers’ electric bills recovers the actual cost of power that the city purchases from Duke Energy. Read more.