Why Victory Pointe is Downtown’s ‘Game Changer’

Clermont’s City Manager shares the hidden impacts of the new park, which opened July 27 | Story & Sunrise Photos by Kathryn Deen | Grand Opening Photos by Larry Oskin | Stroll the scenic grounds of Clermont’s newest park and marvel at the possibilities. On the west side of Downtown, the $10.2-million Victory Pointe Wetlands Park offers landscaped walking paths, cascading ponds, a boardwalk, a … Continue reading Why Victory Pointe is Downtown’s ‘Game Changer’

July’s Quick Hits & Headlines

| By Kathryn Deen | Here’s a roundup of the latest notable news around Clermont. Victory Pointe, Here We Come! Victory Pointe will have its grand opening 10 a.m. July 27 with a 10:45 Water Ski Show, but the ducks have already arrived, as evidenced by this sweet photo. City Manager Darren Gray describes the innovative storm-water treatment project as “the game changer” of the … Continue reading July’s Quick Hits & Headlines

3 Reasons to Love Clermont’s New Cooking Shop

This Honest Food opened June 28 in the Clermont Landing Plaza. | By Kathryn Deen | If you love to cook or want to learn– if you eat healthy or want to start — there’s a new shop for you! This Honest Food opened its doors on June 28 in the Clermont Landing Plaza, at 2419 S. Highway 27. It’s a holistic teaching kitchen and … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Love Clermont’s New Cooking Shop

Twisted Flavors: A Twist on All Things Sweet

| By Larry Oskin | One whimsical shop has put a new twist on all things sweet in Clermont. A unicorn pony welcomes visitors in to try hand-dipped ice cream, cupcakes and edible cookie dough. Large ice cream sprinkles dot the brightly colored walls. You have arrived at Twisted Flavors Baked Bar. The store opened in October 2017 downtown at 763 Montrose St. (It was … Continue reading Twisted Flavors: A Twist on All Things Sweet

Humor: Former Bostonian Discovers Florida’s Surprises

| By Rod Thorell | Several years ago, my wife and I determined that we had enough of snow, slush and Boston drivers. It was time to move South. We had vacationed in Florida for a long time, so we knew all about it, right? There are some things I have learned in moving from Massachusetts to Clermont that were a complete surprise to me. … Continue reading Humor: Former Bostonian Discovers Florida’s Surprises

Yin Yoga: The Art of Letting Go

| By Penny Amann | In yoga, especially in yin yoga, letting go is the most difficult asana (posture). We cling to so much in life — the way we thought things should be, expectations of others and ourselves, how much money and how many possessions we should have, how relationships should be. We even cling to a notion of how our yoga postures should … Continue reading Yin Yoga: The Art of Letting Go

What’s Way Better than the Keto Diet?

| By Jamie Rametta | Recently, the ketogenic diet has been getting lots of attention — and in my professional opinion, way too much of a following. With a diet high in saturated fat and low in carbs and fiber, there’s good reason to be concerned about getting high cholesterol down the road on the keto diet. However, so many people are jumping on board … Continue reading What’s Way Better than the Keto Diet?