Chad Crawford

Lake County featured in ‘how to Do florida’ TV show

Describing his excursion along Lake County’s blueways as a “special experience,” Chad Crawford, host of “how to Do florida,” recently filmed a lake hopping adventure along a series of local paddling trails on the Harris Chain of Lakes that offer a unique view of the area. “Paddle boarding and kayaking have become some of the […]... Read More
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New wheelchair-accessible herb garden opens at Discovery Gardens

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners, in conjunction with The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County and the Master Gardeners, recently dedicated a new wheelchair-accessible herb garden at Discovery Gardens at the Lake County Agricultural Center, located at 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. In January 2014, the old herb garden was […]... Read More
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Lake County Trails Specialist to compete in Lake County’s 2015 Big Year

  Lake County Trails Specialist and expert birder Gallus Quigley is taking on a massive challenge: to see in one year at least 220 of the 284 birds ever spotted in Lake County. But his 2015 Lake County “Big Year” may be short lived. “My goal is to have over 100 species by day two,” […]... Read More
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A hidden culinary gem in Mount Dora holds strong for nearly 2 decades

  When visiting a new city, the surefire way to find the downtown hot spot for dinner and lunch is to follow the locals. Don’t be alarmed when loyal customers to The Goblin Market Restaurant in Mount Dora sneak down a back alley of this historic district. Housed in a renovated warehouse, the Goblin Market […]... Read More
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Mount Dora bakery takes the (cup) cake

When the appetite hankers for a morsel of sugary goodness, look no further than a small shop facing Donnelly Park in the heart of the historic downtown district of Mount Dora. This bakery is unlike any other in the community as it specializes in only one type of decadent dessert, the miniature cake, or better […]... Read More