Month: October 2019

Sushi & Seoul Saunters into Sanford


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Following a recent pop-up weekend at Celery City Craft in Historic Downtown Sanford, Sushi & Seoul is planning to take over the triple-C’s kitchen starting in November and offer their fabulous take on all things Sushi. Starting out as a food truck in 2013 Orlando, Sushi & Seoul quickly garnered a solid following via social media and food truck events,...

Marina Isle Waterfront Assisted Living on Sanford’s Marina Island Set to Open in New Year


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Construction of Marina Isle Waterfront Assisted Living, located on Sanford’s Marina Island, is reaching its final stage and looks to open its doors to 105 new Sanford residents by January 1, 2020. I recently spoke about the project with two members of the team -- Executive Director of Marina Isle Jody Moll and Vice President of Operations Stacy Hartley from...

Project Hollerblock Update – Expansion of Restaurant & Downstairs Bar on Schedule for November 2019


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In May, readers of's Growth Watch heard all about ‘Project Hollerblock’ and the $1.6 million expansion of the famed Sanford restaurant Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Café. These plans were ambitious, including our city’s very first rooftop bar. Often, and perhaps not unexpectedly, developers and business have their timelines pushed back due to various delays; we are very happy to report...

Orlando’s Famed Sushi & Seoul on the Roll to Take Over Kitchen at Celery City Craft in Historic Downtown Sanford


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Orlando's award-winning sushi truck Sushi & Seoul on the Roll has come to an agreement with Sanford's premier craft beer bar Celery City Craft to manage the kitchen and bring their world-renowned sushi and Asian-inspired menu to the burgeoning food & drink destination Historic Downtown Sanford, Florida! This new venture will be led by childhood friends and culinary phenoms Chef...

Theater West End Kicks Off Second Season with ‘Once On This Island’ in Historic Downtown Sanford



An enchanting musical tale, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND tells the story of forbidden love between two people from different worlds. Originally inspired by The Little Mermaid and Romeo & Juliet, this award-winning musical is set on an island in the French Antilles where social prejudices run deep and Caribbean music plays hot. Dazzling choreography, lush ballads and rousing choral numbers...