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TASTE THE RAINBOW

It’s official…fashion has gone over the rainbow. Rainbows have been popping up all over the catwalks and even in my Instagram feed. This 70s retro style trend has gonefull spectrum from rainbow knits, tees, dresses and accessories, even shoes. This spring and summer, brighten up your look with help from the rainbow. GET THE LOOK Rainbow knit crop top & sunglasses @MoxieVintage // Leopard bottoms … Continue reading TASTE THE RAINBOW

Time to Walk the Plank

Pirate and Treasure Museum, St. Augustine  Avast ye, matey! Did ya hear? Pirates have invaded St. Augustine!  Things to Do for Families in St. Augustine After commandeering Key West for five years, a band of pirates have made their home in historic St. Augustine at the Pirate and Treasure Museum. Situated along the water and across from the famed fort, Castillo de San Marcos, this … Continue reading Time to Walk the Plank

W.I.N.E. May Networking Event

Women Into Networking Every day…W.I.N.E. On Monday, May 20, 2019, the ECC Ladies held an exclusive networking event for women at Bistro 424 in Venetian Bay. Admission to the event included:– Complimentary appetizers from the chef at Bistro 424 – Drink Specials – A chance to Win Fabulous Prizes – Opportunity to Network with other Professional Women in the Area – Music by DJ Jukebox … Continue reading W.I.N.E. May Networking Event

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Single-Use Plastics and The Cost of Convenience

*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. New Smyrna Beach and Single Use Plastics Last month, the city of New Smyrna Beach gave citizens the opportunity to weigh in on a proposed ban on single-use plastics in city facilities, such as parks and venue spaces. From where … Continue reading Single-Use Plastics and The Cost of Convenience

May Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  With warmer waters and higher tides, the summer season is right around the corner.  Fishing in Warm Waters and High Tides The weather patterns are starting to become more consistent as well which will lead to more fish being caught! From what I’ve seen, the cobia bite was as hot as ever with rays all over the … Continue reading May Fishing Guide

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Half-Cent Sales Tax: What it means for Volusia

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the proposed half-cent sales tax increase for Volusia County. The additional funds would be used to improve local infrastructure throughout the county, with several cities already budgeting their plans for improvements. A Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase in Volusia County On May 21, 2019, a countywide referendum special election, by mail ballot, will be conducted by the Supervisor … Continue reading Half-Cent Sales Tax: What it means for Volusia

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Operation School Zone Safety

This week, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Florida Sheriffs Task Force “Operation School Zone Safety” in school zones across Volusia County. April 22 – 26 is School Zone Safety Week in Volusia County The 5-day safety operation runs Monday through Friday and will focus on violations including speeding and passing school buses. The operation is designed to enhance student safety … Continue reading Operation School Zone Safety

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Target Car Seat Trade-In is BACK!

Target will be conducting a car seat trade-in event from April 22 – May 4.  Trade-in used car seats for big discounts at Target They will accept and recycle all types of car seats, including infant seats, convertible seats, car seat bases, harness or booster car seats and car seats that are expired or damaged. Materials from the old car seats will be recycled.  Guests … Continue reading Target Car Seat Trade-In is BACK!

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Pot or Not? The Green Debate

*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. There’s been a great debate brewing over marijuana for decades, and it’s finally coming to a head as 10 states have now legalized both recreational and medicinal marijuana, and another 23 states have legalized medical marijuana only. It’s about time … Continue reading Pot or Not? The Green Debate

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The Great Chicken Debate

It’s hard to miss the chickens clucking around beachside while strolling Flagler Avenue, but are they a menace or part of the city’s charm? Chickens on Flagler Avenue These chickens have ruffled a lot of feathers lately sparking a heated debate around safety, but are they really a threat? Some claim yes. The City of New Smyrna Beach vs. Chickens First, rumors swirled of an … Continue reading The Great Chicken Debate