The smell of buttered popcorn just got closer. Mount Dora's Epic Theatres scheduled its ground breaking for this Friday.
Site work will then begin on the 12-screen multiplex being erected on the land between Target and Walmart. Construction typically takes nine to ten months putting the theater's expected opening in early Spring of 2017, according to an Epic representative. Read more
In 1977, an energetic, young dreamer with a wicked laugh and creative streak arrived on Mount Dora's doorstep. By applying his woodworking skills and unflappable ingenuity to the crafting and repairing of furniture, Jeff Herbst built a successful carpentry business uptown.
Sixteen years ago he began crafting beer at home, and eventually his thirst for beer making grew into an unbridled passion. Following the unrelenting call of hops and barley, Herbst, an Ohio native, spent three years converting his carpentry shop into a full-blown brewery complete with four fermentation tanks and six bright tanks for the clarified beer. Mount Dora Brewing, his labor of love, opened its doors over six years ago. Read more
It's difficult to get a favorable consensus on a restaurant. Difficult, but not impossible.
Lago Dora Ristorante opened six weeks ago in Tavares and diners' glowing reviews are piling up.
The brick oven and colorful mosaic tables are the focal point of the inviting modern space, but the food steals the show. Their lunch menu features ten fresh dishes all priced at $7.50, including chicken alfredo, spaghetti with perfectly seasoned meatballs, shrimp diavolo and their popular 10" margherita pizza. Read more