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

Photo Moment: Energy Lab Cafe

| By Christopher Gousse | After taking a few images in the Clermont area, I stumbled across a bright blue and orange building that I’ve always looked over in the past. I decided to finally get a closer look at the building and I’m glad I did! The inside of Energy Lab Cafe is absolutely what you’d expect from a modern coffee shop — state-of-the-art … Continue reading Photo Moment: Energy Lab Cafe

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