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The Recipe of Love

We are about to be surrounded with the annual celebration of love.  For those who are wanting, looking, perhaps even searching for love, here are the “ingredients of life” you can focus on.  A weekly infusion of live music  A regular visit to your personal place of serenity  A daily dose of personal worthiness  A sprinkle of positive expectations  Eagerly watch daily for glimpses of … Continue reading The Recipe of Love

Right Coast Wahine: Skateboarding

The water’s already chilly and some mornings I can see my breath. Finally, the perfect time for me to whip out the skateboards and practice on something new! I’ve been taking the time lately to hit up some of the local skateparks to pick up some new things. Anytime I’m bored or I am in the mood to learn more, I take out my skateboard … Continue reading Right Coast Wahine: Skateboarding

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Groundbreaking for New Splash Pad at “Babe” James Community Center

City leaders put on their hard hats and grabbed their ceremonial golden shovels on Monday, February 24 at 2 p.m. to mark the first day of construction for a new splash pad at Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center, located at 201 N. Myrtle Avenue in New Smyrna Beach. “It’s wonderful to see a project that has been requested for many years finally become a reality,” … Continue reading Groundbreaking for New Splash Pad at “Babe” James Community Center

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Adventures of a Modern Pirate: February 2020

I was excited to get this adventure started, when I heard Peter explain cheeseburgers were called for before heading back. He had to get the big broad back to Chalk’s and would return as soon as he could. My uncle and I didn’t blink an eye, as we knew the drill, but cheeseburgers first! We walked the short distance to Port Nelson, where to my … Continue reading Adventures of a Modern Pirate: February 2020

Protected Mangroves: A Quick Guide to Dos and Don’ts

Photos by Kelsey Walters A few weeks ago, the social media alarm bells went off in regards to a property owner in the Wilbur- by-the-Sea area who had hacked some mangrove trees almost to the waterline, probably to improve their view. This action stoked ire in the community, especially for those who are aware of the vital role the mangroves play in preserving our vulnerable … Continue reading Protected Mangroves: A Quick Guide to Dos and Don’ts

2020 Strike It Rich Fundraiser Boasts $10,000 Prize

It’s official – the Kiwanis Foundation of Southeast Volusia County is pleased to announce our annual 2020 Strike It Rich Fundraiser and we want to see you there! Tickets and What’s Included A ticket for $150 gets you dinner for two, open bar, music, dancing and cash prizes. Think of it… instant winners, 50/50, BINGO, Beach Carts of Cheer raffles and a possible grand prize … Continue reading 2020 Strike It Rich Fundraiser Boasts $10,000 Prize

Lively, Fast-Paced Music From Ballets And Operas Featured In ‘Symphonic Dances’ Concert

This March 5th, the St. Augustine Orchestra will focus its Spring Masterworks concert on lively, energetic music composed for operas and ballets from composers Antonin Dvorak, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Alexander Borodin and Aaron Copland.  The audience will be carried away by the musical energy of Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances from the Opera Prince Igor; to Rimsky-Korsakov’s Dance of the Tumblers from the Snow Maiden, … Continue reading Lively, Fast-Paced Music From Ballets And Operas Featured In ‘Symphonic Dances’ Concert

The EDGEfest 2020 season rolls on with Pet-A-Palooza

Do you love animals? We sure do – big ones, little ones, furry ones – we love them all! We, the city of Edgewater, have partnered with the Edgewater Animal Shelter and will celebrate animals of all kinds at the annual EDGEfest Pet-A-Palooza. February 22 from 10 AM – 2 PM @ Rotary Park The event will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from … Continue reading The EDGEfest 2020 season rolls on with Pet-A-Palooza

Color Me Crazy

Crayola Experience – Orlando Photos by Kelsey and Scott Walters My daughter, Avery, is turning two this month, and like many kids, she loves to color. In fact, she’s so obsessed with coloring and art, she rolls out of bed most mornings and asks to color before she even asks for breakfast. Family Things to Do in Central Florida Luckily, nearby Crayola Experience Orlando is … Continue reading Color Me Crazy

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C’s Waffles Opens New Location in Edgewater

Local favorite, C’s Waffles, has outgrown their original Edgewater location and thanks to their amazing Edgewater customers has moved to a new, bigger location. Their new and improved location is at the former Athens Restaurant at 1401 S. Ridgewood Avenue in Edgewater. This family owned and operated restaurant is celebrating over 25 years in business. Every location is open daily from 6 a.m. to 2:30 … Continue reading C’s Waffles Opens New Location in Edgewater