Introducing The Love List, our way of sharing news about our city that give us all even more reasons to love living here. In this inaugural issue we'll be applauding everything from new breweries and tours to chocolate & wine events and hotel expansions. Let's get started…
Yoga East in Avalon Park is now offering a series of FREE glow-in-the-dark yoga classes. The next one is scheduled for August 7 from 8-9pm. All ages and levels welcome. yogaeastorlando.com
Ten 10 Brewing is now open in a renovated warehouse across from Mills Park at 1010 Virginia Drive. Located in the Mills 50 district, the tap room typically offers 8 house-brewed beers during the following hours:
Monday-Friday: 4:30pm – 2:00am
Saturday: 11:30am – 2:00am
Sunday: 11:30am – 12:00am
More info at ten10brewing.com.
Lake Ivanhoe now has a permanent paddleboard dock, as reported by The Daily City. The new floating aluminum dock is designed for launching paddleboards, canoes and kayaks. It replaces the wooden dock that was previously damaged in a fire.
It's hard to believe it's already been a year, but Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort will celebrate its first anniversary on August 3, 2015. The resort will commemorate the occasion with special dinners, including a three-course dinner at Capa for $55/person and a three-course dinner at Ravello for $33/person. Click here for more details.
Limo Cycle in Sanford just announced the world's first mobile escape game. During The Pirate's Treasure experience, groups must work together to solve puzzles, find clues and decipher codes in order to get the combination to the treasure chest. Of course, they'll be pedaling their way through Sanford along the way!
The Pirate's Treasure can be added to any 2-hour private tour for just $15 per person. You can also join one of our open tours by reserving a seat for only $45 per person. Pirate costumes are encouraged!
Tasty Chomps reported this week that Wild Hare in Longwood will host a series of farm suppers across Central Florida. Each of the seven dinners will present a 4-course, locally-sourced feast at various farms in the Orlando area. This series kicks off on October 16 and tickets are $60 each.
Quantum Leap Winery will host a Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing event on Friday, August 7. A joint venture with Jill Ramsier co-owner of the winery, Tonda Corrente (owner of La Femme du Fromage at East End Market) and Lisa Wilk (founder of Orlando Uncorked), the event will explore five wines, four cheeses, and four chocolate confections from Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Winter Park. Tickets are $45. For more information, visit Quantum Leap Winery's calendar.
Finally, Attractions Magazine revealed more news about Universal Orlando's soon-to-open luxury resort, Sapphire Falls. Reservations can now be made at this 1,000-room Caribbean-themed hotel set to open July 2016. More details here.
Oh, and you might want to check out this list of the 10 Best Places to Make Out at Walt Disney World, as shared by Orlando Weekly. Hilarious!