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Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30

The Atlantic Hurricane Season starts on June 1st! Citizens are encouraged to be prepared for the first 72 hours after an event. Storms or natural disasters can have the ability to knock your power out for an extended period. During an outage, portable generators can offer temporary power, but there are potential risks associated with the use of these generators. Be sure to follow these … Continue reading Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30

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Daytona Beach Bandshell Concert Series

Weekly FREE concerts at the beach in Daytona! The Oceanfront Bandshell Entertainment Series in its 11th year, takes place on Friday nights with additional entertainment on Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day weekends. This historic amphitheater is located inside of the Ritchey Plaza on the Northern end of the Boardwalk amusements area and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun … Continue reading Daytona Beach Bandshell Concert Series

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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

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

Volusia County Plans Summer Camps for Kids

Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division will coordinate summer day camps at 14 locations across the county. The camps will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 10 through July 26. Staff will lead supervised activities, indoor and outdoor games, field trips, arts and crafts, and a talent show for children ages 5 to 13. Five-year-olds must have … Continue reading Volusia County Plans Summer Camps for Kids

Summer Lifeguard Tryouts Extended

Interested in spending your summer on the beach and saving lives? If so, act fast! Volusia County Hiring Lifeguards for the Summer Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division is hiring lifeguards to help keep beachgoers safe this summer and has added an additional round of tryouts. Swim tryout dates are Saturday, May 11, Saturday, May 18 and Saturday, May 25. Applicants must be at least 16 … Continue reading Summer Lifeguard Tryouts Extended

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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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INSIDE LOOK: Daytona Beach Parasail & Daytona Speedboat Adventures

Interview by Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters DAYTONA BEACH PARASAIL 4936 S. Peninsula Dr., Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 • (386) 481-3050  DaytonaParasail.com FB: DaytonaBeachParasail • Insta: @DaytonaParasail  Q: What do you say to first-timers who are interested in the experience but still may be a little nervous?  A: Parasailing can seem a little intimidating and scary at first, but once you get up … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Daytona Beach Parasail & Daytona Speedboat Adventures