August Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  Powered by Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce and Seasonings & Off the Hook Fishing is more than just catching fish…For some, it’s an escape or a weekend hobby or a job. As for some though, it’s a road to recovery where everything slows down and the mind is able to relax and find solace amongst Mother Nature. I’ve … Continue reading August Fishing Guide

Volusia County Launches Hurricane Matthew Housing Program

On June 8, Volusia County Community Assistance launched a disaster recovery housing program, The Hurricane Matthew Housing Program, to assist residents with damaged single-family homes or pre-1994 mobile/manufactured homes. Volusia County has been approved to receive funds to assist eligible residents, which has been awarded by Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO). Applicants for … Continue reading Volusia County Launches Hurricane Matthew Housing Program

NSB Auxiliary Looking for Volunteers

The Auxiliary was established in 1960 for the purpose of serving the New Smyrna Beach community hospital, their healthcare workers, patients and visiting families. The search for volunteers is ON! AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Auxiliary Needs Volunteers AdventHealth NSB Auxiliary is encouraging anyone who wishes to support the causes of the Auxiliary to join their team and commit to 4 hours a week. The Auxiliary … Continue reading NSB Auxiliary Looking for Volunteers

City of NSB Leading By Example

*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. The city commission of New Smyrna Beach recently and unanimously passed a single-use plastics ban on all city properties, and kudos to them. The same body also voted to appropriate $9 million to preserve 152 acres of woodlands and marsh … Continue reading City of NSB Leading By Example

Revitalizing Outback Plaza NSB

Welcome Riptides Raw Bar & Grill 2nd Location  The Outback Plaza property, located beachside at 429 3rd Avenue in New Smyrna Beach, will be revitalized. Plans for a four-story, 114-room Hyatt Place hotel will replace the distressed former grocery-centered commercial strip. Additionally, Ormond Beach’s Riptides Raw Bar & Grill will be adding a second location, developed on the same parcel. Construction plans for the new … Continue reading Revitalizing Outback Plaza NSB

July Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  Summer is finally officially here and the bite is as hot as the weather!  Fishing in Summer in Central Florida With all the species coming out to feed, it’s been a great way to kick off the season. The flounder, trout, redfish and snook have all been very active.  I recently started using the new DOA 2.5-inch … Continue reading July Fishing Guide

Annie Opens at The Little Theatre

Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Tickets and Showtimes July 19, 25 and 26 @ 7:30 PM; July 20, 21, 27 and 28 @ 2 PM – The Little Theatre, 726 East Third Ave, New Smyrna Beach $25 adults, $24 seniors, $5 juniors* (*special pricing for summer musical). Purchase online at www.nsbplayers.org or by phone … Continue reading Annie Opens at The Little Theatre

Atlantic Center for the Arts Welcomes Creature to Harris Theater Stage

Creature, the comic play by Heidi Schreck set in medieval England, is coming to the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach August 15 – 18 with three evening performances and two matinées. The Art Center is located at 1414 Art Center Avenue in New Smyrna Beach. New Play at Atlantic Center for the Arts this August The play is produced by Positively … Continue reading Atlantic Center for the Arts Welcomes Creature to Harris Theater Stage

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New Smyrna Beach Murals

Beautifying the City and Building Community New Smyrna Beach (NSB) is enhancing its art culture around town. Murals, artwork painted directly on a wall, are making the city more colorful. The murals are located in community hotspots along Flagler Avenue and in historic downtown on Canal Street. Volusia County also commissioned an artist to create a mural within Smyrna Dunes Park. Mural in Progress in … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach Murals