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Lakeside Dining Now Open at Canvas Restaurant and Market

We’re pleased to celebrate the successful opening of Canvas Restaurant and Market, your new Florida fresh dinner option, which also provides your daily dose of curated collections and grab-and-go meals.  These new dining locals started serving on January 25 in the Laureate Park Village Center.

Canvas brings lakeside dining to Lake Nona, with a beautiful lakeside patio and situated right next to the chef’s garden (literally farm to table!). So while you’ll come for the food, you’ll definitely stay for the scenery.

Canvas Market for Everyday Needs

The Canvas Market is one-stop-shop for curated snacks and goods, and will quickly become an everyday local hangout.  There are breakfast and lunch options prepared by Canvas, plus coffee, juice and smoothies to take away or enjoy in the café seating.  The Market also offers a selection of housewares, books, furnishings and local goods.  And, of course, there’s free WIFI.

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Science Becomes Sport at Science Olympiad

Hundreds of budding scientific minds took the stage at Lake Nona High School on Saturday, January 16 for the Regional Science Olympiad.  The event seeks to improve science education by challenging middle and high school students to achieve more through competition.  Olympia High School took the top honor in one of the nation’s premiere science competitions.

The Science Olympiad is a team competition in events across a variety of scientific fields.  Each team of up to 15 students meets regularly, challenging themselves to learn and apply science outside the classroom in dozens exciting new ways.  It requires teamwork, preparation, commitment and practice, and this year’s competitors illustrated how that hard work pays off.

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20+ Ways A Hotel Can Improve Your Health

Travelling can be stressful: you’re busy, schedules are tight, and eating and sleeping well can be a challenge.  But Lake Nona’s first on-site hotels are fighting that trend, offering a hotel stay that can actually contribute to a better sense of wellness.

The newly opened Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott were developed using innovative health and wellness technologies that are the first of their kind in Florida.  These STAY WELL® rooms are designed with the belief that we deserve to live in the healthiest environments possible – even on the road.  Emphasizing improvements in the quality of air, water, light, nutrition and sleep, these rooms combine years of medical research with innovations in health technology to create spaces that offer a positive impact on overall wellness.

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