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It’s so cluckin’ GOOD!

We are pleased to welcome Pennsylvania-based Chick’nCone, a new-to-market, fast-casual restaurant offering fried chicken in a handheld waffle cone; you won’t need a fork for this southern favorite!
Crisp & Green bowls of salad.

Get ready for healthy eating, beautiful fresh food, and a friendly and inspiring atmosphere!

We’re delighted to announce the addition of CRISP & GREEN, a first-to-market, fast-casual restaurant offering made-from-scratch salads, grain bowls, and smoothies. Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options are available!
Ford's Garage ribbon cutting.

Ford’s Garage opens in Hamlin Town Center

The Tampa-based restaurant chain — founded in 2012 in Fort Myers and inspired by Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Co.— debuted a new 10,705-square-foot, 320-seat restaurant at 5375 Hamlin Groves Trail in Winter Garden on Jan. 13, said a news release and the company's Facebook page.

Let’s Get CRAFTY!

Pinspiration features various DIY craft projects (all materials included!) It’s perfect for birthday parties, family activities, paint and sip, community and corporate events, or a unique artsy date night experience that includes private access to Pinspiration’s “Splatter Room,” used exclusively for splatter painting. This method involves flinging, throwing, and dripping acrylic paint onto the canvas.

The growth continues at Hamlin! We are delighted to welcome Florida native – Miller’s Ale House as a new option for sports and beer fans alike.

Husband and wife duo Jack and Claire Miller opened the first Miller's Ale House in 1988 in Jupiter, Florida. After their success in this location, the couple decided to grow their restaurant into a chain. By 2013, Miller's Ale House had expanded to 65 restaurants in Florida and other states and is currently at 98 locations in 10 states and counting.
Two tacos on a tray

Let’s taco ’bout it.

The hot sauce on the street is true, Tijuana Flats is coming to Hamlin!

Family-owned and Locally Grown! Raise a big ol’ pint glass and welcome Home State Brewing Co. to Hamlin!

Home State Brewing Co. is a local family-owned craft brewery founded on the principles of community, collaboration, and the art & science of beer. Whether you’re catching up with friends or having a conversation over a tall pint with someone you’ve never met before, Home State is a place where these things naturally occur, where everyone feels at home, something they call a “Home State” of mind.

We’re bubbling with excitement to announce the newest addition to Hamlin, MÖGE TEE!

MÖGE TEE, a pioneer in new-style tea techniques, is dedicated to creating a unique and innovative tea beverage inspired by thousands of years of traditional Chinese tea culture. MÖGE brews from high-quality loose tea leaves, fresh fruit, and organic milk, not powders and syrups, and has become one of the most well-known brands in the Chinese tea industry. Since its inception, its popularity has grown internationally, with over 380 stores as of December 2020.

Hamlin gets CRAFTY with addition of Pinspiration

Owned by Orlando local Austin Patterson, Pinspiration Hamlin features various DIY craft projects (all materials included!) It’s perfect for birthday parties, family activities, paint and sip, community and corporate events, or a unique artsy date night experience that includes private access to Pinspiration’s “Splatter Room,” used exclusively for splatter painting. This method involves flinging, throwing, and dripping acrylic paint onto the canvas.
Homes on Lake Hancock in Hamlin

Biggest Boomtown in Florida: Horizon West

Boomtowns are considered the fastest-growing cities in America due to rapid business and population growth. An example of such a place is Horizon West, Florida, which saw massive five- and eight-year percentage changes in population at 113.72% and 222.30%, respectively. In terms of numbers, the population jumped from 10,093 people in 2010 to 32,530 in 2018. Per capita income also grew from $32,800 to $38,050 over the course of those eight years.