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Lake Nona 

The up-and-comer

click to enlarge NONA TAP ROOM - PHOTO BY ROB BARTLETT
  • PHOTO BY ROB BARTLETT
  • NONA TAP ROOM

It’s still firmly in the development phase – two newly announced shopping plazas will fill the retail void soon – but the Lake Nona ’hood is well-heeled and poised to become a hub for those with well-endowed wallets. As the Medical City grows, so will the offerings in the area, but there are some spots that warrant a trip down Narcoossee Road (Nona’s main thoroughfare) already. What once was cow pasture and campgrounds is now a sprawling suburb, but 44 miles of walking and biking trails through pine and scrub oak keep the remnants of the old Orlando alive.

 

 

EAT

407 Café
9161 Narcoossee Road
407-658-6733
407cafe.com

Durian Durian Asian Thai Cuisine
10743 Narcoossee Road
407-282-2992
duriandurian.com

Nona Blue Modern Tavern
9685 Lake Nona Village Place
407-313-0027
nonablue.com

DRINK

Nona Tap Room
9145 Narcoossee Road
407-440-4594
nonataproom.com

WineHouse at Lake Nona
9685 Lake Nona Village Place
407-440-2888
winehouseatlakenona.com

PLAY

Eagle Creek Golf Club
10350 Emerson Lake Blvd.
407-273-4653
eaglecreekgolf.info

Moss Park
12901 Moss Park Road
407-254-6840
orangecountyfl.net

GO

Run Nona at Night 5K
November 2014
Laureate Park, Crescent Park
13743 Walcott Ave.
trackshack.com
A glowing 3.1-mile race through the Medical City.

Taste of Lake Nona
8524 Insular Lane
407-579-5576
villagewalkatlakenona.com
Sample food from local restaurants with live entertainment and a silent auction.

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