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. Laura St. John‘s first book signing is 3-6 p.m. Thurs., April 5 at Twisted Flavors Baked Bar in downtown Clermont. “Don’t Judge a Bug by … 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 in a newly constructed building in Downtown Clermont, at 790 W. Minneola Ave., next to Main Event Bar & Grill (formerly Wallace Grill). We sat down with owner … Continue reading Q+A with Suncreek Brewery’s Owner