The railroad that runs through Mount Dora and Tavares has sold and that affects the possibility of building theTav-Dora Bike Trail. Our readers have been vocally in favor of it, so Mount Dora Buzz has an update on its current status.Read more
Fresh, local organic produce can seem elusive, but Lake County does have some great organic farms. If you're searching for farm-to-table options, you'll want to check out the guide of local organic farms.Read more
February is Black History Month and Mount Dora is celebrating with a parade and festival on February 8. Check out the entertainment calendar for more information.
GeorgeFest, a festive three-day celebration of the nation's first president, will once again come to downtown Eustis this month. Stay tuned to Mount Dora Buzz's Facebook page for more details as they become available.
Mount Dora Marketplacebegan renovations on the small alley between the two buildings to allow better access to the outdoor seating area and to make the area more inviting to customers.
Next time you're in downtown Mount Dora and have time to explore, stop in to see Papilio'snew, larger location on Donnelly Street near 5th Avenue. The space has undergone a beautiful transformation.
Super Bowl may be over, but there's still some football news to spread.Mount Dora High Hurricaneshave a new football coach. Cameron Porch, was recently hired as head coach and a physical education teacher. Porch has coached at high schools in Georgia and North Florida.
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Love gyros? Downtown Mount Dora has a delicious new dining option. Mediterranean Kitchen offers fresh, build-your-own gyros, salads and bowls. The eatery is owned by very familiar local faces and experienced restaurateurs. Read more
Tavares has a new ethnic dining option in the heart of downtown. Asian Invasion is a new eatery offering Thai and Japanese dishes including sushi and more. The opening is welcome news after the closing of Lake Dora Sushi & Sake downtown. More info
A new, casual Greek restaurant is planning to open in Eustis. As more information becomes available, watch for the article on Mount Dora Buzz's Facebook pageandwebsite.
Mount Dora is moving forward with conceptual plans and design services to renovate Cauley Lott Park. The plan will involve community input and use a $200,000 grant to help fund the necessary improvements.
Last month the City presented the idea for an 18-24 court pickleball complex on a vacant site adjacent to Lincoln Park to the area's advisory committee. The idea was unanimously opposed by all of the committee's members due to the area's needs and priorities. Read more
Want to know more about what's happening or coming up at City Hall? Check out Mount Dora Buzz's government page.
This area is made special by its many amazing people. This month's well-deserved kudos go to:
-Christine Palmer, the art teacher at Triangle Elementary, who was recently named Lake County Teacher of the Year. Read more
-Reverend Bobby Rowe, a Mount Dora High alum, who not only organized Mount Dora's annual Unity Walk and celebration, but is making a difference in kids' lives with his successful, free tutoring program for Mount Dora students of all ages.
-A shout-out also goes to the residents of Lake Gertrude that put forth an impressive effort to create a memorable community gathering to usher in 2020 at the lakefront. They succeeded in making memories for residents and strengthening their community.