‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ Ice Rink Opens Saturday, Nov. 17. The skating rink will be open through Sunday, Dec. 30.
Downtown Ocala has it all! Held the first Friday of each month from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. from September thru May. The First...
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Looking for a great Buffalo Chicken Sandwich or some awesome wings and a great selection of beer in a friendly atmosphere? Go check out Ker's WingHouse of Ocala! Not only do they have great food and great service, they give back to the local community and support Ocala Outreach Foundation! Support them as they support our community!
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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved regionally-specific bay scallop open season dates for 2018, including a change to the season for Levy, Citrus and Hernando counties that was proposed in December. The Commission also approved a trial bay scallop season in state waters off Pasco County in 2018.
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The recreational harvest season for one of Florida’s premier fish, snook, reopens to harvest March 1, 2018 in Florida’s Gulf of Mexico state and adjacent federal waters, including Everglades National Park and Monroe County. Anglers may continue to catch and release snook during the closed season.
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Fiore's Cafe is now open for lunch and serves one of the best New York Style Pizzas in Ocala! They are now located on 441 South in the old Pizza Hut building near the overpass.
Try Lena's Seafood in Silver Springs, just east of Ocala yet? We usually get a Full Fried Scallop Plate, a Half Fried Shrimp and Half Fried Haddock Plate, as well as a Whole-Belly Clam plate! Add some Fried Lobster Bites and Clam Strips … just can’t go wrong. It's worth the splurge for sure, the portions are huge!
Looking over the beautiful Rainbow River from our restaurant deck, you can enjoy and understand the inspiration which created Swampy’s. It is the raw beauty of the Florida river swamp with a few extra conveniences added – Swampy’s great food and drink.
One of my all-time favorite Florida recipes, especially if the gator meat is fresh and from a clean local freshwater lake. My mother used to make the best fried gator tail which I'll have to locate that recipe. If you are visiting Florida and have not had a good basket of locally-grown Fried Alligator Tail, you are missing out!