Photo Courtesy of: Flaunt Electric Vehicles

Volusia’s Beach Driving: E-Bikes and Onewheel are Prohibited

Photo Courtesy of: Flaunt Electric Vehicles Volusia’s history of beach driving dates back to the 1800s. According to the New Smyrna Beach Visitors Bureau website, VisitNSBFL.com, “in August 1889, the town’s 300-foot-wide stretch of sand was marked ‘Beach Street’ and dedicated for a public highway. The first car was driven on New Smyrna’s beach around 1904.” There are old photographs that show picnicking visitors standing … Continue reading Volusia’s Beach Driving: E-Bikes and Onewheel are Prohibited

Voodoo Music Festival

Get ready for some FREE Music this weekend to kick-off the 15th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration on Flagler Avenue! Schedule of LIVE Music and Mardi Gras events: Friday, Feb 12: Walter Lee 5pm start, no cover  @ Flagler Tavern, 414 Flagler Ave The Sax Man  7pm start, no cover  @ Courtyard Grill, 307 Flagler Ave Acoustic Inferno6pm start, no cover  @ Traders, 317 Flagler Ave  Jeff Alcorneo 7pm … Continue reading Voodoo Music Festival

Florida Farm Offers Life Lessons

Article by: Tiffany Evers // Photos by: Kelsey Walters Florida is most commonly known for its epic sunrises, warm sunny beach days (for the most part), and breathtaking springs to explore. Whether you have lived here your entire life, have relocated to call it home, or keep it as your go-to place for vacation, you can enjoy endless amounts of activities while also experiencing mother … Continue reading Florida Farm Offers Life Lessons

Top 5 Places to Get Chicken Marsala in Volusia County

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  Nothing says classic comfort food like Italian cuisine. If you’re looking to cozy up with a classic favorite, like Chicken Marsala, look no further than the local spots in Volusia County. These 5 restaurants are where local patrons go for their favorite … Continue reading Top 5 Places to Get Chicken Marsala in Volusia County

Original Pekor Jewelry Store

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

Register your Krewe Now for NSB Mardi Gras Float Display

Register now for 15th Annual Flagler Avenue Mardi Gras FLOAT DISPLAY on Tuesday, February 16th, from 6 pm -9 pm About this Event The Flagler Avenue Hospitality Group invites your organization to register for the 15th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration on Flagler Avenue, Tuesday, February 16th, from 6 pm – 9 pm. Although there will be no parade this year and Flagler Avenue will not … Continue reading Register your Krewe Now for NSB Mardi Gras Float Display

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Edgewater Water Meter Replacement Program Underway

The city of Edgewater is in the process of replacing all water meters throughout the city. The meters currently in use are reaching the end of their useful life and are due to be replaced. This process will take several years to complete since all the meters (13,000+) throughout the city were originally installed at approximately the same time. Edgewater Upgrades Water Meters and Transmitters … Continue reading Edgewater Water Meter Replacement Program Underway

Crimson House NSB

Wine, Food, Beer & a Good Time!  English poet, John Keats, once described his perfect day: “Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.” You might need to bring your own book, but you’ll find all the rest at Crimson House in New Smyrna Beach. Located at the corner of Orange … Continue reading Crimson House NSB

Paxton Motors, circa 1940, at what is now Arts on Douglas

Arts on Douglas in NSB Celebrates 25 Years

Featured image: Paxton Motors, circa 1940, at what is now Arts on Douglas. All images provided by Arts on Douglas On this date 25 years ago we opened our doors at 123 Douglas Street and have been promoting the work and careers of professional Florida artists at this location ever since. Over the past 25 years, we have worked with hundreds of artists, opened over … Continue reading Arts on Douglas in NSB Celebrates 25 Years

Flagler Avenue Chowder Challenge

Come down to the Flagler Avenue Chowder Challenge in New Smyrna Beach on Sunday, January 31st, 2021, from Noon – 5 pm. Participants will be able to eat tasty samples of different types of chowders at host locations on Flagler Avenue. During the event, tasters can vote for their favorite Chowder creations and the winning creators will receive the “Best at the Beach” awards. Participation … Continue reading Flagler Avenue Chowder Challenge