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Lake Apopka

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Top Lake Apopka Articles

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  • Apopka eyes major new residential project

    Apopka eyes major new residential project
    Avian Pointe, a new residential community proposed for Apopka's west side, was drafted with the city's future in mind. The 95-acre project, unveiled to the public this week, would sit near State Road 429 just two miles from the future site of Florida...
  • Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season

     Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season
    The Crealdé School of Art moves into its 40th year with a full slate of professional and student artist exhibitions, old favorites such as the annual holiday sale and special exhibits saluting the school's anniversary, Lake Apopka farmworkers and the...
  • Letters: Zimmerman, water quality, and government

    Help Zimmerman cope The continuing news about George Zimmerman and his run-ins with the law give me pause. When a person is charged with a crime and found not guilty — but remains a target of attention — steps should be taken to help that...
  • Comet was dim, but the sky was beautiful

    Comet was dim, but the sky was beautiful
    The comet Pan-Starrs had been seen in the southern hemisphere and now was now moving to the north.  Predictions said you might be able to see it with the naked eye and NASA said March 12-13 would be the best time because the location would be below a...
  • At the end of the pier, a lake is slowly reborn

    At the end of the pier, a lake is slowly reborn
    The low growl, grunt and bark of alligators call out in the morning. Home of alligators, herons, ospreys, egrets and eagles, Lake Apopka is Florida's fourth-largest lake. The natural beauty belies the sad story of the lake. Once anglers visited, hoping...
  • Floods follow Frances' deluge

    As Seminole County waited for the St. Johns River to crest in Sanford, homeowners throughout Central Florida saw their yards slowly fill with water from Hurricane Frances. Officials from the National Weather Service said the St. Johns -- which drains the...
  • The Green Builder Vision House highlights views of Lake Apopka

    The Green Builder Vision House highlights views of Lake Apopka
    Roberto and Cyndi Carrion designed their Montverde home to be a journey of sights and sounds: shimmering lake views, rough cypress ceilings, soothing water features and meditative silence. They built it to be strong and practical, with energy-efficient...
  • Forging an environmental friendship

    Forging an environmental friendship
    Roberto Carrion is expecting visitors to his new Lake County home early next year. In fact, he's expecting not one, not two, but thousands, even before he has had a chance to settle in. Although the three-level, lakefront home will be completed in mid-...
  • Owners asked for a pool design that's easy on the eyes and the environment

    What's most remarkable about Roberto and Cyndi Carrion's new pool in Montverde isn't its party-friendly design or even its eye-catching view of Lake Apopka — although those are noteworthy features. It's that the pool manages to be environmentally...
  • Lake County pool takes top award

    Lake County pool takes top award
    This is the stuff that swimming-pool dreams are made of. It has a vanishing edge that seems to disappear into Lake Apopka and a water level that gives the impression that it's even with the Turkish travertine deck. And it's lined with one-inch pieces...
  • Zellwood Corn Festival

    Zellwood Corn Festival
    Central Florida may not have the lock on sweet-corn production it once did, but for more than three decades Zellwood has rallied to celebrate our agricultural history. In the early '70s, the Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival was created by the Northwest Orange...