2020 (so far) in Pictures by Mad Tiki Photography


These incredible photos of lightning were taken by local photographer Jeff Ferrell (Instagram: @mad_tiki_photography) recently and we couldn't help but think how representative they are of how 2020 has been going so far. It feels like there's no end in sight ... but as with every storm, this too shall pass. Hang in there! More about Jeff Ferrell: [gallery...

Local Interior Designer Amber Clore to Make Appearance on Home Improvement Show ‘Designing Spaces’


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Local interior designer and superstar Amber Clore of A. Clore Interiors will be featured on an episode of Designing Spaces™, an award-winning home improvement show that travels the country to remodel, redecorate and redesign the spaces we call home. The episode will air on Saturday, June 13 at 12pm on Fox35 and again on Sunday June 14 at 1pm on...

Resort-Style Assisted Living Comes to Majestic Lake Monroe in Sanford, FL


Marina Isle Waterfront Assisted Living Welcomes New Residents, April 2020 This week was the official grand opening of Marina Isle Waterfront Assisted Living Community and it has opened its doors to awaiting new residents. This resort-style assisted living facility boasts gorgeous lakefront views and first-class accommodations for its residents. Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Monroe, Marina Isle Waterfront...

Order Takeout or Delivery and Support Local


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Times are tight right now, we fully understand. But if you enjoy local culinary fare like the Pollo En Mole of El Zócalo Mexican Restaurant, Hollerbach's Willow Tree Café's Schnitzel or the wings at West End Trading Co., it's more crucial than ever that you order some pick-up from your favorite Historic Downtown Sanford eateries. Especially in light of Gov....

3 Story San Leon Project Poised to Bring Living Units, Retail Shops to Sanford Ave



Growth Explosion to Continue with Mixed-Use Concept Adjacent to Sanford’s ‘Famous L’ A survivor of the September 22, 1887 fire that ravaged the wooden buildings populating the east side of Sanford, the Hotel San Leon stood on the corner of 2nd St. and Sanford Ave. The hotel occupied the north half of block between 2nd and 3rd Streets, abutting the...

The Supervillains and Friends Live-Streaming on Facebook at West End Trading Co.


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Following in the immediate wake of Orlando’s No Day Off livestreamed music telethon over the weekend, Historic Downtown Sanford is getting in on the action with a week’s worth of livestream shows from mainstay venue West End Trading Co. It’s an idea with legs, putting some money in bands’ pockets directly through online donations, keeping the venue in watchers’ minds,...