Best Places to Host Kids’ Birthday Parties

| By Sascha Mills & Kathryn Deen | Did you know that the month of September takes the cake for the most birthdays of the year? Pretty impressive! In fact, Sept. 9 is the most common birth date in our country. (You can check how common your birthday is here.) That means a whole lot of birthday parties are happening this month! We polled our … Continue reading Best Places to Host Kids’ Birthday Parties

Humor Column: Theater Dad Says Go See His Kid in Newsies!

Disney’s Newsies comes to life onstage Sept. 7-30 in Clermont | By Rod Thorell | You may be looking at the title and thinking why “Theatre Dad” and not “Theater Parents?” Because mom doesn’t have her own column in a digital magazine about one of the country’s fastest growing and most livable cities and I do — deal with it. This is my story. Our … Continue reading Humor Column: Theater Dad Says Go See His Kid in Newsies!

Ford Model T ‘Tin Lizzie’ Event

  | By Larry Oskin | Downtown Clermont celebrated old cars last month. Over 150 Ford Model Ts and other antique rides assembled from across the country on March 8. The event was hosted by the Clermont Downtown Partnership. Many participants came from the nearly decade-old The Tin Lizzie Club of North Central Florida, which has charters from Model T Ford Club International and Model T Ford Club of … Continue reading Ford Model T ‘Tin Lizzie’ Event

Author Spreads Kindness with Children’s Book

Laura St. John will Sign Copies of ‘Don’t Judge a Bug By Its Cover‘ on April 5 Downtown | By Kathryn Deen | A local author has published a children’s book that she hopes will make the world a little kinder. “It’s about two uncommon bugs that connect in many ways,” Laura St. John told Clermont Magazine. “There are many messages in the story but the … Continue reading Author Spreads Kindness with Children’s Book

Twirling with Tiaras

Junior Miss Lake County 2018 Reigns from Clermont | By Kathryn Deen | Sayuri Velez-Chang’s journey to the crown was a quick one. The current sixth-grader broke onto the pageant scene only a year ago and immediately won over the judges. Most recently, Sayuri, 11, was awarded Junior Miss Lake County Florida 2018 — one of few Clermont residents to claim the title. Clermont isn’t … Continue reading Twirling with Tiaras

Clermont’s 2018 State of the City Update

| By Kathryn Deen | The City of Clermont continues to bolster its stronghold as a haven for new businesses. It’s also full speed ahead on plenty of exciting renovations to attract more visitors to its Historic Downtown. Those are the big stories city leaders will focus on as they look ahead for 2018, according to Clermont’s 2018 State of the City Update. “I’m happy … Continue reading Clermont’s 2018 State of the City Update

Q+A with Suncreek Brewery’s Owner

Bill Downs talks timeline, location + what’s on tap | By Kathryn Deen | Raise your glasses! Let’s drink to Clermont’s new brewery. The highly anticipated Suncreek Brewery is scheduled to open in late June/early July 2018 (Update: Doors Open Sept. 18) in a newly constructed building in Downtown Clermont, at 790 W. Minneola Ave., next to Main Event Bar & Grill (formerly Wallace Grill). … Continue reading Q+A with Suncreek Brewery’s Owner