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Q&A with Local Band, The Click

By: Tiffany Evers  Genre: Alternative, Reggae, Rock, Indie BAND MEMBERS:  Chuck Morel – vocals and guitar Jimmy Cunningham – lead guitar and foot tapper Matt Smith – bass guitar and professional drinker Jim Sinex – drums and vocals Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING TOGETHER? A: Over a decade… Q: WHAT’S THE STORY BEHIND YOUR NAME? A: We didn’t want to spend a lot of … Continue reading Q&A with Local Band, The Click

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INSIDE LOOK: Oil and Vinegar Daytona Beach

Interview by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters Oil & Vinegar Daytona Beach is a locally-owned and operated interactive gourmet specialty shop. Packed with international flair, flavor, and passion, Oil & Vinegar Daytona Beach provides guests with an experience like no other. ABOUT   Oil & Vinegar is the absolute olive oil and vinegar authority. The company, founded in 1999, has its own olive yards … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Oil and Vinegar Daytona Beach

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INSIDE LOOK: Cutting EDGE Oils

Q: What inspired you to open Cutting EDGE Oils in New Smyrna Beach? A: Back in 2012, I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. I am happy to say that I’ve been cancer free for coming up on eight years now. After my cancer, I was put on so many different anxiety and sleeping medications and after years of being on them, I just started looking … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Cutting EDGE Oils

Q&A with: Brothers Within

Joey Speroni – Drums/Vox  Bernie Boehm – Guitar/Vox/Bass Jonathan “Jonny” Festari – Keys/Bass Eric Dinger – Lead Guitar/Bass  Genre: Organic Reggae Rock  Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING TOGETHER? A: This coming October 2020 will be five years that we would consider ourselves a band. We were all just learning our instruments at that time when we started. Q: WHICH FAMOUS MUSICIANS DO YOU … Continue reading Q&A with: Brothers Within

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INSIDE LOOK: Atlantic Wellness Center

At the Atlantic Wellness Center, you can expect focused attention from experienced professionals. Their expert staff has been helping patients rediscover and maintain their optimum health for over 25 years. They specialize in a non-surgical approach to focus on alleviating your pain from your very first visit.  Atlantic Wellness Center’s fully equipped, multi-functional facility allows them to target and help your painful conditions immediately.  Meet … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Atlantic Wellness Center

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INSIDE LOOK: Women United Volusia Chapter

All over the nation women are learning about the benefits and rewards of leveraging their time, talent and resources on behalf of their own interests. They are merging power, money and the desire to act as catalysts for change within their local communities. Meet the Volusia Chapter of Women United.  MISSION To inspire, educate and engage women in philanthropy, community service and advocacy; in order … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Women United Volusia Chapter

INSIDE LOOK: Serene Pavers & Stonescapes

Q: What inspired you to open this family-runned business?  A: This was my hobby while I was in the restaurant business for 20+ years. I decided to do some jobs in my free time. Then I realized I can do what I love, not work nights, weekends or holidays and make money.  Q: When did you first open your doors?  A: We opened in 2003. … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Serene Pavers & Stonescapes

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