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Bike Week 2021 – Official Notices, Events and More

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county, official Bike Week page or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. In January 2021, Daytona Beach City Commissioners announced that the 2021 Bike Week festivities would be permitted this year, … Continue reading Bike Week 2021 – Official Notices, Events and More

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County Proposes Changes to E-Bike Regulations on the Beach

Photo Courtesy of: Flaunt Electric Vehicles An official update from Volusia County: It’s often said that Volusia County’s world-famous coastline offers something for everyone. On Tuesday, February 16, the County Council took a preliminary step towards designating space for electric bikes, one-wheel scooters and other electric motorized devices to operate on parts of the beach. Tuesday’s preliminary action, which must come back to the council … Continue reading County Proposes Changes to E-Bike Regulations on the Beach

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Think Yourself Well

You would be kidding yourself if you thought you weren’t emotionally affected in some way by the anxiety and fears we are all forced to deal with right now. What we all need to do is more self-care. Stop the inner guilt trips about eating or drinking a little too much or watching too many movies or playing on your computer. We are all in … Continue reading Think Yourself Well

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Volusia County Events Happening this Weekend (Feb 19 – 21)

FRIDAY, February 19 Movie Under the Stars, War With Grandpa – JUST ANNOUNCED – RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 19 5:30 PM @ Kenneth Parker Amphitheater, Port Orange City Center Join Port Orange Community Trust for a safe family fun event! Games & giveaways, food, snacks and of course. Shades will be there! Tanger Outlets Carnival February 18 through 28 @ Tanger Outlets, 1100 Cornerstone Blvd.Daytona Beach, … Continue reading Volusia County Events Happening this Weekend (Feb 19 – 21)

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How Are Your Kids Coping During COVID-19?

I’ve always looked forward to having a great relationship with my children, bonus kids and youth that I encounter on a daily basis. Over the past year, I’ve noticed that so many of our youth were not as happy or engaged. I am a strong believer in them finding a safe space to express and relieve some of the stress of everyday life. Our youth … Continue reading How Are Your Kids Coping During COVID-19?

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Volusia’s Beach Driving: E-Bikes and Onewheel are Prohibited

Photo Courtesy of: Flaunt Electric Vehicles Volusia’s history of beach driving dates back to the 1800s. According to the New Smyrna Beach Visitors Bureau website, VisitNSBFL.com, “in August 1889, the town’s 300-foot-wide stretch of sand was marked ‘Beach Street’ and dedicated for a public highway. The first car was driven on New Smyrna’s beach around 1904.” There are old photographs that show picnicking visitors standing … Continue reading Volusia’s Beach Driving: E-Bikes and Onewheel are Prohibited

Top 5 Places to Get Chicken Marsala in Volusia County

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  Nothing says classic comfort food like Italian cuisine. If you’re looking to cozy up with a classic favorite, like Chicken Marsala, look no further than the local spots in Volusia County. These 5 restaurants are where local patrons go for their favorite … Continue reading Top 5 Places to Get Chicken Marsala in Volusia County

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Inside Look: Tom Cook Jeweler of Daytona Beach

All photos provided by and property of Tom Cook Jeweler At the age of 16, Vaclav Jule Pekor left his birthplace of Praque, Bohemia, Kingdom of Austria. He immigrated to the United States and settled in Columbus, GA where his brother was the owner of the Pekor Iron Works. He was an apprentice at two jewelry stores, sweeping floors and working his way up before … Continue reading Inside Look: Tom Cook Jeweler of Daytona Beach

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