Dreamplex Reaches for the Stars

The special needs rec center announced its plans to expand at its recent gala. | Story by Sascha Mills | Photos by Sascha Mills & Kathryn Deen | Central Florida Dreamplex is so much more than a recreation and fitness center. It’s a beautiful mission field that brings wellness, community and athletics to those with special needs. Or, as they describe it, “Ordinary sports for … Continue reading Dreamplex Reaches for the Stars

Bacchus Vino Etcetera: A Wine Lover’s Delight

Celebrating wines from around the world in Downtown Clermont | By Larry Oskin | Once upon a time, Clermont did not have a wine shop. What began as a simple concept in May 2004 developed into Bacchus Vino Etcetera, a cozy, popular store in Downtown Clermont. (You’ll find it at 692 W. Montrose St., next to the Clermont City Center.) Bacchus, named after the Roman God … Continue reading Bacchus Vino Etcetera: A Wine Lover’s Delight

UPDATE: Quirky Coffee & Tea Shop Seeks New Location in Downtown Clermont

| By Kathryn Deen | UPDATE 12/29/17: Coffee Shop of Horrors owners Roxana Stan and Nick Sindicich responded to Clermont Magazine’s inquiry as to why they won’t be pursuing the location on Montrose and 8th Street: “We’re still in Monteverde and our new Monteverde location will be open next month (January 2018). We’re looking for a new location in Downtown Clermont because the building we … Continue reading UPDATE: Quirky Coffee & Tea Shop Seeks New Location in Downtown Clermont

Free 3D Printing, Photo Studio & More at Library’s Makerspace

| By Kathryn Deen | Unleash your creativity at Cooper Memorial Library. There is plenty of equipment to experiment with in the library’s makerspace, which has been growing its offerings since it opened two years ago to library members of all ages. (Ages 12 and under must have adult supervision.) Everything is free to use, with nominal material fees. The Go Zone is an estimated … Continue reading Free 3D Printing, Photo Studio & More at Library’s Makerspace