Emmy’s Time Out Tavern, originally a lounge, was established in 1975 by Bill & Emmy. In 1980 after Bill passed away, Emmy decided to open a restaurant and lounge called Nashville Station in DeLand. She ran that until 1990 when she sold Nashville Station and opened Southern Lights. Things really jumped there until 1992 when Emmy decided she was going to take life easier and closed Southern Lights. (Everyone said it was just a matter of time till she opened another restaurant.) In early 1994, Emmy had had enough of the leisure life and started the task of adding onto Time Out Tavern, her original roots. Finally, in February of 1995, she opened the restaurant and has been happily feeding the community since.