The Lake Anna Breeze™ | Issue 107

Best of Lake Anna | April 2024

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Lake Anna’s Culinary Delights: 13 Must-Try Menu Eats for Your Bucket List

In the tri-county region surrounding Lake Anna, numerous restaurants dot the landscape, but this article isn’t just about lake views—it’s…

Article By Jen Bailey

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Mineral Farmers’ Market to celebrate their Sweet 16 at the new ‘Whitlock Family Park’ on May 4th

When the Mineral Farmers’ Market opens for the summer season on Saturday, May 4, 2024, it will mark the first…

Article By Debbie Moon

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Battling Algae Blooms: The Fight for Ecological Balance

Blue Green Algae isn’t algae, its Cyanobacteria, and it’s the primary culprit behind the Harmful Algae Bloom (HAB) problem at…

Article By Jen Bailey

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Super Straley: A Legacy of Service and Leadership

At the core of Louisa County Public Schools (LCPS) stands a figure whose dedication to education and community has shaped…

Article By Jen Bailey

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The Flatwaters: Grandkids Visit for Spring Break

Monthly comic strip by Jennifer Christian, exclusively for The Lake Anna Breeze!…

Article By Jennifer Christian

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Cocktail Hour: “Friday Night Delight”

Refreshing on a Friday at Callie Opie’s or really any day of the week, this mellow but flavorful drink is…

Article By Jen Bailey

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Prepping for Impact: Navigating Potential Spring Storms

As Winter fades in the rearview mirror, we need to turn our attention to the upcoming season. In 2023 we…

Article By Michael Eckert

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Beau’s Perspective: Two Leggers’ Foot Things

Woof! I have to tell you that I have figured out how my two-legged pack family operates. I keep my…

Article By Jim McCoy

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Meet the Musician: John Hobbs and the Lake Dawgs

John Hobbs discovered his love for music at a young age. Growing up in Sacramento, CA, Hobbs was born into…

Article By Jen Bailey

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Cutalong Corner: Springing Into Golf Season

Warm weather, more extended daylight, and the “Master’s” Tournament mark the beginning of another year for the avid golfer. With…

Article By Jen Bailey

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She Sells Sea-Shells in Her She-Shed

Yes, I realize we are at the lake not the beach… and some people find it tacky to decorate a…

Article By Tiffany Hazelwood

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Tavern on the Rail: Where Rustic Charm Meets Timeless Elegance for Your Dream Wedding

Owned and lovingly restored by Melody Bowers since 2001, this quaint tavern has evolved into a sought-after venue for weddings…

Article By Jen Bailey

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Essential Hot Tub Considerations Before Taking the Plunge

Weather you call them hot tubs, spas or jacuzzis, everyone can relate to the relaxation and the feeling of stress…

Article By Bill Siewert

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Fats and Oils: an Easy Step Towards Better Health

You have seen it in the news, Facebook, magazine articles, Instagram, commercials, TV – everyone telling you what to eat…

Article By Dawn Mills

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Pausing with Nature: Scenic Trails Near Lake Anna

Sponsored by The Orion Home Group, Written by Jennifer Bailey Sometimes we all just need to pause. Even here at…

Article By Jen Bailey

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Gourmet ‘Bearded Bakery’ to Open in Louisa this April

Beginning in April this year Louisa will be home to The Bearded Bakery, a confection bakery featuring cookies, brownie cups,…

Article By Barry Schaeffer

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…Should I Report That?

I am immensely grateful to be part of a community that values its own voice. Lake Anna stands as a…

Article By Jen Bailey