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Lake Apopka

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Top Lake Apopka Articles

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  • Wildlife officials seize 'monster' 18-foot python in Apopka

    Wildlife officials seize 'monster' 18-foot python in Apopka
    Delilah, an 18-foot-long, 400-plus-pound Burmese python who had enjoyed a swell existence in an Apopka-area backyard feeding on rabbits, has a new home -- for now. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials removed the Burmese python...
  • How to fly high above (and beyond) I-Drive

    How to fly high above (and beyond) I-Drive
    Nowhere are there more daydreams about air travel than on a congested highway. So where better to put signage that touts helicopter rides "from $20" than Interstate 4? Air Florida Helicopter Charters, based on International Drive, backs up to I-4 and...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...