Be Selfish

Now that the holiday season of giving is over, it’s time to get back to business and focus on yourself. Hopefully, you’ve set some great goals for 2020, but let me ask you – have you ever set a goal or intention to become more selfish? And if you did, would you be bold enough to admit it? Taking Care of Yourself We’ve all heard … Continue reading Be Selfish

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Adventures of a Modern Pirate: January 2020

The pitch in the sound of the engines changed. There was the gut feeling in the seat of my pants that we were dropping and coming in for landing. A glance out the window revealed the usual tropical landscape followed by clear turquoise ocean with waves crashing onto a beach. The big seaplane banked hard to the right and leveled off, going inland. Acres of … Continue reading Adventures of a Modern Pirate: January 2020

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Beauty and the Sweets Fundraiser Fashion Show

Pepper’s Boutique has teamed up with Paradise Properties of NSB for another fundraiser fashion show to help raise money for the Cudas UnHooked Scholarship Program. February 26 @ 5:30 PM – Paradise Properties of NSB The event, titled Beauty and the Sweets, will take place at 5:30 p.m. on February 26, 2020 at Paradise Properties of NSB, located at 314 Flagler Avenue. Tickets are $10 … Continue reading Beauty and the Sweets Fundraiser Fashion Show

Lucky’s Market Finds Success in Ormond Beach but the City Must Seek New Opportunities Following the Announcement of Statewide Closures

Lucky’s Market announced yesterday that they will be closing all of their Florida store locations by February 12th, including the Ormond Beach store. The announcement follows Lucky’s primary backer, Kroger, disclosing plans to divest its ownership share in December and is not a reflection of the Ormond Beach store’s individual performance. Lucky’s Market considered the Ormond Beach store to be a very successful location, exceeding … Continue reading Lucky’s Market Finds Success in Ormond Beach but the City Must Seek New Opportunities Following the Announcement of Statewide Closures

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INSIDE LOOK: 5 Time Shag

Q: What brought you guys together? A: In 2011, I [Scotty, pictured below] was leaving one band and met Eric, our guitarist, and Giulio, the bass player; we all jammed together to see what would happen and it was a perfect fit. Patsy joined the group in 2016 – he already knew our music, so it was an easy decision to have him join the band. Q: How … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: 5 Time Shag

PUFF PUFF PASS

The 80s puff sleeve look keeps coming back, and it’s hands down the biggest trend leaving 2019 and landing in 2020! I’ve fallen in love with this statement piece because it’s easy, with minimal effort to style. The Victorian-inspired oversized sleeves create an illusion of a slimmer waist and add an instant feminine touch. This season, unleash your inner princess and enjoy this trend.  GET … Continue reading PUFF PUFF PASS

The EDGEfest 2020 Season Begins with the Classic Car Show!

The calendar has just flipped over to 2020 and EDGEfest has a year’s worth of fun lined up! The first EDGEfest event of the year is the Classic Car Show on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from noon until 3 p.m. at Hawks Park (1108 South Ridgewood Avenue). There will be something for everyone including all the cool classics from the East Coast Cruisers Car Club as … Continue reading The EDGEfest 2020 Season Begins with the Classic Car Show!

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NSB Housing Authority – 70 Years Serving The Community

According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, an advocacy group for low income families in the United States, average monthly fair market rent in Volusia county is $850 for a one-bedroom and $1475 for a three- bedroom. As one can imagine, homes in desirable locations, like beachside and walkable neighborhoods, rent averages are much higher. Low Income Housing Essential in New Smyrna Beach Area … Continue reading NSB Housing Authority – 70 Years Serving The Community

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Momma taught us, “Don’t get in a car with strangers!”

B’ On Time Concierge Scheduled Rides of NSB agrees. All of B’ On Time drivers live in NSB or Edgewater, and your assigned driver calls you the day prior and introduces themselves. Uber/Lyft in contrast does not interview their drivers, they only require their drivers prove they have current minimal insurance and driver’s license to join. Jeffrey, B’ On Time owner, personally selects only the … Continue reading Momma taught us, “Don’t get in a car with strangers!”

Cultural Council Issues Call for Public Art

Florida artists are invited to submit two and three-dimensional works of art for possible display in Daytona Beach Regional Airport’s terminal, which is undergoing major renovations. The Volusia County Council has allocated $65,000 for the purchase or commissioning of artwork to be displayed in six designated public areas.The Cultural Council of Volusia County, which oversees the county’s Art in Public Places program, will review proposals and … Continue reading Cultural Council Issues Call for Public Art