INSIDE LOOK: Coastal Claims Services

Q: When did you move to your new location? A: Our national headquarters is proudly located at 419 Canal Street in downtown New Smyrna Beach, directly across from Peterson Law Group. We also have satellite offices located throughout the state of Florida and the southeast United States as well. Q: What services do you offer?  A: Coastal Claims Services is a fully licensed and bonded … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Coastal Claims Services

INSIDE LOOK: Peanut and George’s Pub On Main

Interview by Tiffany Evers Photos by Kelsey Walters and property of East Coast Current Q&A with Owners Leea Murphy and Rick Kantor Q: Everyone has a story to tell about why they open a business and why they chose the name. What’s your story? A: We have always enjoyed Main Street. I worked at this location under a previous owner. We saw the potential it … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Peanut and George’s Pub On Main

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INSIDE LOOK: The Florida Local

Q&A with Co-Owners Alonda McCarty & Chelsea Preston Interview by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters Q: When did you open your doors? A: June 2019 Q: What exactly is The Florida Local? A: The Florida Local is a happy little sip and shop artisan market and specialty coffee bar focused on selling Florida-made products and brands. We represent over 50 different artisans from … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: The Florida Local

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INSIDE LOOK: 5 Time Shag

Q: What brought you guys together? A: In 2011, I [Scotty, pictured below] was leaving one band and met Eric, our guitarist, and Giulio, the bass player; we all jammed together to see what would happen and it was a perfect fit. Patsy joined the group in 2016 – he already knew our music, so it was an easy decision to have him join the band. Q: How … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: 5 Time Shag

INSIDE LOOK: Sappho Chocolates

Interview by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters The Team:  We all do pretty much everything. That way if someone needs to stay home, the chocolate making continues. However, each of us has our specialties. Kathryn: While we all come up with ideas for new flavors, it’s Kathryn’s job, as chocolatier, to make them work. Like formulating each of the different alcohol fillings we use … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Sappho Chocolates

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INSIDE LOOK: Trolling Lines with Local Anglers

Interviews by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt  Licenses Carried: Fishing / Snook  Facebook: Patrick Eichstaedt (Personal) / Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce (Business)  Instagram: @TheRealTupat  Website: Tupats.com  Contact Info: (386) 405-7599 // Tupat@mac.com  Business Name: Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce  Q: What type of fishing do you specialize in?  A: I specialize in all backwater fishing from my Pau Hana Big EZ … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Trolling Lines with Local Anglers

INSIDE LOOK: Seaside Cryotherapy and Oxygen Bar

The Coolest Place In Town! Owners: Jeff and Arielle VanEck // http://www.SeasideCryotherapy.com // New Smyrna Beach & Ormond Beach Interview by: Tiffany Evers // Photos by: Kelsey Walters Alternative medicine is becoming more and more popular and new technology is giving companies the ability to easily offer these services to their clients. This statement couldn’t be truer for Seaside Cryotherapy and Oxygen Bar, which now … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Seaside Cryotherapy and Oxygen Bar

INSIDE LOOK: United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties

What began as the “Daytona Beach Community Fund” in 1941 has grown into today’s United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties, raising funds for our partner agencies. There is no other charity like United Way. We combine over 50 fund-raisers into one, saving the community, and our agencies, time and money that is better spent helping people. We constantly bring local volunteers and community leaders together to … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties

INSIDE LOOK: Ormond Bee Company

INTERVIEW WITH ERIN TAYLOR & GREG ADKINS Photos by Kelsey Walters Q: What exactly does Ormond Bee Company do?  A: This really falls into three categories: rescue, rehabilitation and relocation. Initially, we’ll rescue the unwanted hive. Afterward, we’ll maintain that hive to ensure the colony is gentle enough to handle yet strong enough to survive on its own. Once we reach that milestone, we then … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Ormond Bee Company