Right Coast Wahine: Evacuation Vacation

So, we’ve all heard of Dorian by now – the big category five hurricane that ripped its way through the Bahamas. While we were thankful we didn’t get hit, it was still too risky to stay, so my family and I decided to take a little vacation to Fort Myers Beach.  We love a good road trip and enjoy traveling up and down the state … Continue reading Right Coast Wahine: Evacuation Vacation

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Adventures of a Modern Pirate: October 2019

I prefer a pirate’s prerogative as the only way to travel, I thought upon learning Nassau was fast approaching. The memory I have flying in that seaplane exists even today, as I can recall the sensations I felt as a young teenager.  My feet planted on the cabin floor with no seatbelts as I glanced out the window. My eyes scanning the turquoise ocean with … Continue reading Adventures of a Modern Pirate: October 2019

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Boycott Bottled Water: Nestlé Seeks Permit To Get Free Spring Water

*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. In America, the free market is a powerful force. The “invisible hand” is at work in every corner of our lives, and the choices we make on a daily basis can shift the fortunes of entire industries. In an era where … Continue reading Boycott Bottled Water: Nestlé Seeks Permit To Get Free Spring Water

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Ormond Beach Civil Air Patrol Cadets Honored

Two cadets from the Ormond Beach Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) were honored recently by the CAP’s Florida Wing Commander. Cadet Captain Grayson Bertaina was presented with the Amelia Earhart Award. This award is the second milestone of the Cadet Program, which is earned after receipt of the General Billy Mitchell Award and the completion of the first 11 achievements of the … Continue reading Ormond Beach Civil Air Patrol Cadets Honored

Sea Squirts

The Sea Squirts Program introduces marine life to children ages 2-5 years. Adults will accompany their children to the program. Activities may include examinations of species both skeletal and alive, arts and crafts, stories, audio visual presentations, and games. Reservations must be made in advance so we can prepare materials for arts and crafts. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance to receive a … Continue reading Sea Squirts

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Foxtail Coffee Partners with Yaupon Brothers American Tea

Foxtail Coffee and Yaupon Brothers American Tea are excited to announce that tea offerings at all 11 Foxtail Coffee locations will now be provided by Yaupon Brothers, and will feature organic, Florida-grown Yaupon holly and other highly-curated teas and tisanes. Foxtail’s new tea offerings list supports our local economy as well as Florida’s environment. Yaupon holly is a Florida-native holly tree that has been consumed … Continue reading Foxtail Coffee Partners with Yaupon Brothers American Tea

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The Most Fun Outfit of the Year

Growing up, I knew the selection of my Halloween costume was one of the biggest decisions of my year. It’s a time to be anybody or anything you want to be. You can be spooky, silly or glamorous; the sky is the limit. This year, Americans are expected to spend over 9 billion dollars on this holiday. We spend 3.4 billion on adult costumes, 1.2 … Continue reading The Most Fun Outfit of the Year

Daytona State College Awarded Federal Grant for Southeast Museum of Photography

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) recently awarded one of its prestigious Preservation Assistance Grants to Daytona State College. The funding will be used to improve the Southeast Museum of Photography’s (SMP) ability to preserve and care for its collection of photographs. Grants from the NEH were awarded in 13 different categories. The Preservation Assistance Grant (PAG) is designed to help institutions improve their … Continue reading Daytona State College Awarded Federal Grant for Southeast Museum of Photography

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ROMANTIC BLOUSE

Think sheer lace panels, soft ruffles and creamy tones with peek-a-boo cutouts…There’s nothing more powerful than a beautiful blouse to make an outfit more stylish! This trend is highly versatile to wear from the day into evening with a simple pair of skinny jeans. Browse through your Instagram for endless outfit inspiration. GET THE LOOK Blouse – Vintage, unknown // Jewelry – @1411designs Blog/Stylist: Danielle Napolitano … Continue reading ROMANTIC BLOUSE

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Page Turner

When you think of a library, you think books. Which is correct…but there is a lot more to it than a pile of books. Don’t get me wrong here. I love books and I prefer them to other reading devices. There is just something about curling up with a good book that a Kindle cannot replace. Your local library has a lot more to offer than you … Continue reading Page Turner