Flagler Avenue Chowder Challenge

Come down to the Flagler Avenue Chowder Challenge in New Smyrna Beach on Sunday, January 31st, 2021, from Noon – 5 pm. Participants will be able to eat tasty samples of different types of chowders at host locations on Flagler Avenue. During the event, tasters can vote for their favorite Chowder creations and the winning creators will receive the “Best at the Beach” awards. Participation … Continue reading Flagler Avenue Chowder Challenge

family walking on wooden pier at sunset

What is Really Important?

I looked up last years’ January title of my article, and found it very thought provoking: “Will 2020 Give You the Gift of Sight?” Like everyone else, I had no idea what 2020 had in mind for our world and for every person in it.  What Did 2020 Give You? Just one issue from a long list of terrifying situations would have been hard enough … Continue reading What is Really Important?

Food Truck Competition in NSB

Chow down as 25 food trucks compete at the Brannon Center on Jan. 29 Join us on Friday, Jan. 29 in the Brannon Center parking lot from 4 to 9 p.m. as these 25 gourmet food trucks line up to serve you their latest culinary creations and compete to earn awards for best entrée and best dessert! Andebo’s Mobile Kitchen (Italian style hot dogs) APP’s … Continue reading Food Truck Competition in NSB

Curbside Cinema

South Daytona Parks & Recreation presents “Curbside Cinema: Toy Story 4” on Friday, January 29, 2021, at Reed Canal Park, 2871 S Nova Rd at the Utility Field.  Friday, January 29 from 6 – 9 PM @ Reed Canal Park Park opens at 5:30 pm. The movie begins at 6:00 pm and is shown on a large, outdoor movie screen in the park. Tune in … Continue reading Curbside Cinema

Daytona Beach Commissioners approve Bike Week Master Plan

The 80th anniversary of Bike Week is happening in Daytona Beach this March 5 – 14, 2021 with plans in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2021 Bike Week will Take Place in Daytona Beach City commissioners approved the Bike Week 2021 Private Property Master Plan submitted by the Daytona Beach Regional Chamber’s Bike Week Festival Task Force at their Jan. 20 commission meeting. … Continue reading Daytona Beach Commissioners approve Bike Week Master Plan

FAC Honors Local Libraries

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing temporary library closures in March and creating an uncertain future, the Volusia County Public Library was faced with a challenge: how to keep children reading and engaged during summer vacation and beyond. The librarians from the children’s and teen sections put on their thinking caps and envisioned a contact-free library system. They had their work cut out for them. Not … Continue reading FAC Honors Local Libraries

City of Edgewater Plans 2021 EDGEfest Events

2021 is here and the city of Edgewater is making plans for the coming year’s EDGEfest event series as well as other special events such as the Princess-Prince Ball and Christmas Parade. A total of eleven EDGEfest events are planned for 2021. The Special Events team is keeping an eye to the evolving COVID-19 conditions and making contingency plans should events need to be modified … Continue reading City of Edgewater Plans 2021 EDGEfest Events

INSIDE LOOK: Riverside Conservancy

Flooding, shoreline erosion and extreme weather negatively affect Florida’s natural resources, livelihood and the health of coastal and inland communities. Throughout Florida’s estuaries and rivers, polluted runoff has contributed to harmful algal blooms and threatened the quality of life of riverfront communities. Riverside Conservancy helps meet the need of providing vibrant/resilient communities, combating stormwater pollution, increasing coastal resource stewardship opportunities, and providing special places and … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Riverside Conservancy

Giving Back is Easy with Give Back Box

This year, a lot of people turned to online shopping and home delivery services to fill their retail needs. If you find yourself with an abundance of boxes and want to clear out space by donating gently used items, it is much easier than you think to make a difference. Reuse Shipping Boxes to Donate Items with Give Back Box Give Back Box provides vendor … Continue reading Giving Back is Easy with Give Back Box

AdventHealth Opens Clinics for Pioneering Antibody Therapies for COVID-19 Patients

AdventHealth has opened a clinic offering monoclonal antibody therapies. The 11-chair outpatient infusion unit, located on the AdventHealth Orlando campus, is treating adult patients with the monoclonal antibody bamlanivimab, as well as a combination therapy of the monoclonal antibody treatments casirivimab and imdevimab, commonly known as Regeneron. Both treatments are intended for those who have developed COVID-19 symptoms within the past 10 days, are not … Continue reading AdventHealth Opens Clinics for Pioneering Antibody Therapies for COVID-19 Patients