FOOD & DRINK
Eustis Resident Strikes Gold with $1 Million Lottery Win
In a life-changing moment, Shelby Abbott, a 29-year-old resident of Eustis in Lake County, Florida, has claimed a remarkable $1 million prize from the $1,000,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game. The exciting announcement was made at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. What's even more intriguing is that Abbott had the option to receive her winnings as either yearly payments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $640,000. She opted for the lump-sum payment, which will undoubtedly open up new possibilities and financial security for her.
These tavares, FL based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of tavares..
Lake County Animal Shelter Celebrates Hanukkah with $8.00 adoptions.
Mount Dora Community Trust giving week winner. Lake County Schools Announce Finalist for Employee of the Year. Lake Tech receives $1.8 million grant. Lake Couple uses their Business to help students.
Missing Florida Mom Nicole Baldwin’s Daughter Says She Never Thought It Would Happen to Her After Watching Crime Shows
‘It almost feels surreal right now,’ said Alisha Baldwin, 20, who is thought to be the last person to see Nicole Baldwin alive last month
3 Lake County restaurants cited for high-priority violations
You can use the database to search by county or by restaurant name. Florida's restaurant owners are not required to post restaurant inspection results where guests can see them. So every week, we provide that information for you. For a complete list of local restaurant inspections, including violations not requiring...
Savor Authentic Italian Cuisine at these 3 Exceptional Restaurants in Leesburg
In this article, we'll be exploring three delightful Italian restaurants in Leesburg. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Garden Theatre’s newest show whisks audiences back to a time of family, faith and tradition
West Orange County residents are experiencing the joy of a traditional Appalachian Christmas tale with the production of “Moonshine & Mistletoe” running through Dec. 23, at the Garden Theatre in downtown Winter Garden. Rated G and suitable for the whole family, the show is presented by Garden Theatre...
This place in Apopka is offering a Seafood Experience
Victorio's Oyster Bar & Grill in Apopka has a great variety of dishes that cater to different preferences, making it a popular choice for all types of diners. The menu has something for everyone - families, couples, solo diners, and business gatherings.
A Taste of Latin America: Clermont's Top 3 Authentic Eateries
In this article, we explore three Latin American restaurants in Clermont. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Newly opened!! Experience wholesome meal replacements at EUSTIS NUTRITION
Desc: Coffee & Tea, Waffles, Juice Bars & Smoothies. Eustis Nutrition, a newly launched store located in Eustis, is rapidly gaining a reputation for its delectable, low-calorie shakes. These shakes not only satiate cravings but also serve as a wholesome meal replacement. The welcoming and friendly attitude of the owner and staff greatly enhances the customer experience. However, some customers might find the store slightly difficult to locate due to the absence of a storefront sign. Despite this minor inconvenience, the overall customer experience at Eustis Nutrition is largely positive and highly satisfying.
Anhinga drying its wings
A reader shared this photo of an Anhinga drying its wings. Share your local photos with us at https://leesburg-news.com/contact-us!
Winter Garden Polar Express event will be held on Dec. 8
The Winter Garden Heritage Foundation is hosting a free event called the Winter Garden Polar Express on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6-8 p.m. Each child attending will receive a special Polar Express train ticket that grants access to a reading of the Polar Express inside the train located at the Winter Garden History Museum — no tickets are needed for adults.
This Place in Apopka Offers the Detroit-Style Pizza You'll Ever Taste!
Jet's Pizza in Apopka has a great selection of delicious pizzas that are made with care and skill. It's a must-visit for pizza lovers. The menu has something for everyone, with a variety of options to suit different tastes and preferences. They have some popular dishes.
Couple offers Vietnamese sandwiches at new Leesburg food truck
A new food truck is in town, offering residents a taste of Vietnamese cuisine and the ever-popular boba tea. Banh Mi Express, owned by husband and wife Aaron Ramprashad and Elisabeth Lu, has quickly become a local favorite since opening in October. “It was my husband’s idea,” Lu said. “With...
Walmart wants to cut down 11 historic trees to make way for new store
Walmart wants to cut down 11 historic trees to make way for a new store. The 60,718-square-foot Walmart building will be located on 20.43 acres at the northwest corner of the Hammock Oaks community, near the intersection of County Road 466 and Cherry Lake Road. The property was previously pasture land.
Juice Up Your Day: Ocoee's 3 Must-Try Juice Bars and Smoothies
In this article, we explore three delightful juice bars and smoothie spots in Ocoee. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to share your comments below!
Wildwood Park is home to the International Disc Golf Center
Wildwood Park is home to the International Disc Golf Center.
In time for fall weather, try the recipe for Pumpkin Dessert (cake?)
Chinese Pepper Steak from Cooking with Foliage La Sertoma of Apopka served over rice looks yummy. We thank those ladies of the Sertoma Club for their recipes. The Apopka Historical Society shares their recipe for Potatoes Italian in Preserving the Big Potato. We thank those wonderful folks for all the good work they do for our community.