City of NSB Leading By Example

*The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the East Coast Current. The city commission of New Smyrna Beach recently and unanimously passed a single-use plastics ban on all city properties, and kudos to them. The same body also voted to appropriate $9 million to preserve 152 acres of woodlands and marsh … Continue reading City of NSB Leading By Example

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EdgeFest Back to School Party

Close out the summer with tons of fun at the EdgeFest Back to School Party! Summer is more than halfway over and it is time to begin to think about the kids returning to school. Our annual Back to School Party is planned for Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Southeast Volusia Family YMCA (148 West Turgot Avenue, Edgewater). The event begins at 10 a.m. … Continue reading EdgeFest Back to School Party

Revitalizing Outback Plaza NSB

Welcome Riptides Raw Bar & Grill 2nd Location  The Outback Plaza property, located beachside at 429 3rd Avenue in New Smyrna Beach, will be revitalized. Plans for a four-story, 114-room Hyatt Place hotel will replace the distressed former grocery-centered commercial strip. Additionally, Ormond Beach’s Riptides Raw Bar & Grill will be adding a second location, developed on the same parcel. Construction plans for the new … Continue reading Revitalizing Outback Plaza NSB

July Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  Summer is finally officially here and the bite is as hot as the weather!  Fishing in Summer in Central Florida With all the species coming out to feed, it’s been a great way to kick off the season. The flounder, trout, redfish and snook have all been very active.  I recently started using the new DOA 2.5-inch … Continue reading July Fishing Guide

Annie Opens at The Little Theatre

Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Tickets and Showtimes July 19, 25 and 26 @ 7:30 PM; July 20, 21, 27 and 28 @ 2 PM – The Little Theatre, 726 East Third Ave, New Smyrna Beach $25 adults, $24 seniors, $5 juniors* (*special pricing for summer musical). Purchase online at www.nsbplayers.org or by phone … Continue reading Annie Opens at The Little Theatre

Athens Theatre Presents: The Producers

July 19 – August 11 @ Athens Theatre The winner of 12 Tony Awards, more than any other play of any kind, The Producers will invite audiences to enjoy an over-the-top Broadway musical while laughing uproariously at swishy, egomaniacal actors and directors; unconscionable, money grubbing producers; and the eerily strange world of financing Broadway plays all capped by the unforgettable and uproariously ridiculous “Springtime for … Continue reading Athens Theatre Presents: The Producers

Tropical Nights

A tropically-themed street party in Downtown DeLand. July 19 @ 6 PM – Downtown DeLand Get out your grass skirts, tropical hats, Hawaiian shirts, and leis! MainStreet DeLand Association’s Tropical Nights is right around the corner!   Thousands of revelers will hit the streets of downtown DeLand from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. in search of hula, conga, and crazy tropical hats. The downtown DeLand merchants will offer … Continue reading Tropical Nights

Atlantic Center for the Arts Welcomes Creature to Harris Theater Stage

Creature, the comic play by Heidi Schreck set in medieval England, is coming to the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach August 15 – 18 with three evening performances and two matinées. The Art Center is located at 1414 Art Center Avenue in New Smyrna Beach. New Play at Atlantic Center for the Arts this August The play is produced by Positively … Continue reading Atlantic Center for the Arts Welcomes Creature to Harris Theater Stage