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

New Mobile Liquor Cart Debuts in Clermont

| By Kathryn Deen | It’ll take your next party to a whole new level. Bourbon & Bubbles LLC stepped onto the scene last month, and it’s all the buzz. Owners Holly Rhoda and Rob Nichols launched the mobile full-liquor bar at the turn of the New Year. They are licensed to set up anywhere in Florida, serving beer, wine, champagne and spirits. You can … Continue reading New Mobile Liquor Cart Debuts in Clermont

Clermont’s Vibrant Comic Culture

| By Joseph Burke | Let’s get “geeky,” Clermont! Are you into comics, manga, superheroes, science fiction or just geek culture in general? Well, buckle up, partner. Things are about to get “Marvel-ous!” See what I did there? It’s safe to say that Clermont has plenty of awesome shops, events and enthusiasts that keep this comic culture thriving here in the “Gem of the Hills,” … Continue reading Clermont’s Vibrant Comic Culture

Downtown Boutique Gets Post-Irma Makeover

| By Kathryn Deen | Marcella Imbesi is one glitter-loving gal. So it’s no surprise that the owner of the Downtown Clermont boutique Livi & Tate found the shiny silver lining in Hurricane Irma. Although the store at 827 W. Montrose St. temporarily closed from storm damage, Marcella saw an opportunity to makeover the shop. “It was a good excuse to ‘wow’ our customers,” Marcella … Continue reading Downtown Boutique Gets Post-Irma Makeover