INSIDE LOOK: Heath’s Natural Foods

Photos by : Kelsey Walters, property of East Coast Current In January 2021, Tom and Maria Heath retired after 31.5 years in business at Heath’s Natural Foods. The Heaths originally purchased the store from Tom’s Aunt and Uncle Winifred and Frank (Jim) Taylor in June of 1989. The business was started in 1970 on Flagler Avenue. Several moves and additions later, it is now located … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Heath’s Natural Foods

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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

INSIDE LOOK: Angie’s Serenity Day Spa

A unique Day Spa nestled in beautiful New Smyrna Beach, providing a peaceful and relaxing environment of health and wellness.  SERVICES Skin Care The Firming Transformational Facial – Our correction, prevention and nutrition system targets fine lines and wrinkles, loss of elasticity and dull, sallow skin. Oxygenating complex with LED light therapy also included. $145 Purifying Facial – This comprehensive treatment works on all grades … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Angie’s Serenity Day Spa

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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