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LAKE PLACID — There’s a new place to dine in Lake Placid. At least the location is new, and the owners are new; but, the concept of a Lake Placid High School theme continues. Formerly, Jackie and Bill Austin operated the Alumni Grill, just down the street from the ‘just opened’ restaurant. T…

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SEBRING — Ayla Akel opened her All American Grill on the Sebring Parkway just over a year ago. During that time, her eatery has scored high among her customers. In fact, Google rates it at 4.6 out of 5 stars. Akel says that is about to jump to 4.9.

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SEBRING — Most people, who even know about it at all, call it the Indoor Flea Market. Its official name is Downtown Mall and Market Place. Located at 231 S. Ridgewood Drive, just before the Sebring Circle, it used to be a two-story bank building. Well, it holds a real surprise for those who …

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AVON PARK — Friday, Nov. 9, from 1-3 p.m., following Battle of the Bands Inc. Dedication of the War Dog Monument donated to Avon Park taking place at Avon Park Community Center’s Main Street lawn, at noon, HCA will have a reception honoring service dogs at the Peter Powell Roberts Museum of …

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LOS ANGELES — Growing up, I celebrated birthdays with Power Rangers-themed slumber parties or outings to Chuck E. Cheese’s. In my early 20s, I often spent them at a slightly too-expensive restaurant and then went and drank slightly too much at a bar or club I probably wouldn’t darken the doo…

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Some come for the leaves. Some come for the beer — or maybe the cheese. But countless come to Vermont in the fall to pay their respects to the “dearly de-pinted” — Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors that have gone on to the great waffle cone in the sky.

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SEBRING — One of country music’s hottest young acts, Love and Theft, with such memorable hits as the No. 1 smash “Angel Eyes” and other chart toppers including “Runaway” and “Whiskey On My Breath,” will perform Saturday, Nov. 10 at Sebring International Raceway.

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Florida Dance Theatre, Polk County’s Premiere Professional Dance Company, opens their 25th Anniversary Season on September 29 at 7 p.m., with “Peter Pan,” the first ever full length ballet accompanied by the Imperial Symphony Orchestra. Combining recognizable classical music with brand new c…

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LAKE WALES — The Lake Wales Museum is hosting a new exhibit, “Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard,” now through November 24, 2018, which is presented by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the Smithsonian Gardens’ Archive of American Gardens.

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AVON PARK — Friday, Nov. 9, from 1-3 p.m., following Battle of the Bands Inc. Dedication of the War Dog Monument donated to Avon Park taking place at Avon Park Community Center’s Main Street lawn, at noon, HCA will have a reception honoring service dogs at the Peter Powell Roberts Museum of …

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AVON PARK — Heartland Cultural Alliance (HCA) hosts reception to recognize Dorothy Harris for locating and returning a pair of Peter Powell Roberts oil on wood paintings.

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AVON PARK — Heartland Cultural Alliance (HCA) is pleased to present the Art of Marge Carney, a fine art exhibit at the HCA Museum Gallery in the Peter Powell Roberts Museum of Art & Cultural Center, 310 W. Main Street, Avon Park.

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The leaves may be changing in places, but that doesn’t mean the end of outdoor fun. Fall is a wonderful time for you and your dog to get out of the house and enjoy the season.

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MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin brewing company and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are working together to create the first wild lager brewed in North America, according to a company official.

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LOS ANGELES — Growing up, I celebrated birthdays with Power Rangers-themed slumber parties or outings to Chuck E. Cheese’s. In my early 20s, I often spent them at a slightly too-expensive restaurant and then went and drank slightly too much at a bar or club I probably wouldn’t darken the doo…

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Some come for the leaves. Some come for the beer — or maybe the cheese. But countless come to Vermont in the fall to pay their respects to the “dearly de-pinted” — Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors that have gone on to the great waffle cone in the sky.

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SEBRING — One of country music’s hottest young acts, Love and Theft, with such memorable hits as the No. 1 smash “Angel Eyes” and other chart toppers including “Runaway” and “Whiskey On My Breath,” will perform Saturday, Nov. 10 at Sebring International Raceway.

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ARCADIA — Scattered Grass, The Sawgrass Drifters, and the Heartland Jam Band.are the featured bands at the next Heartland Bluegrass Bash, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27.

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Florida Dance Theatre, Polk County’s Premiere Professional Dance Company, opens their 25th Anniversary Season on September 29 at 7 p.m., with “Peter Pan,” the first ever full length ballet accompanied by the Imperial Symphony Orchestra. Combining recognizable classical music with brand new c…

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With a host of new and limited-time magic debuting in 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort, now, more than ever it’s time to plan a trip to the place where dreams come true.

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LAKE WALES — The Lake Wales Museum is hosting a new exhibit, “Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard,” now through November 24, 2018, which is presented by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the Smithsonian Gardens’ Archive of American Gardens.

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October means cooler weather is on the way and the arrival of the snowbirds, as the event schedule will begin to pick up a bit of steam. There’s plenty of the Central Florida schedule, however, and we’ll take a quick peek at some of the more popular events.

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In 2019, families will have more ways than ever to explore the world with Disney with an expanded line-up of Short Escape vacations with Adventures by Disney, a leader in guided group travel worldwide. In addition to its existing portfolio of more than 50 global vacations, Adventures by Disn…

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Beginning this week Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is once again offering Florida residents a universe of savings with the Florida Four-Pack special. The offer, which can be downloaded as a coupon from the website, can be used to purchase admission for a party of four people for just $…

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The Lake Wales Museum will host the 43rd Annual Pioneer Days Festival on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. — 5 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event is a heritage celebration for the whole family with free admission and free parking on both days. Beers with Pioneers special…

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