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Preparing Your Meals Ahead of Time

How to be ready to stay at home during the COVID-19 outbreak  Instead of panicking and buying anything and everything you can think of, be strategic and plan out the next couple of weeks so you are ready and prepared for eating breakfast, lunch and dinner at home. Meal prepping isn’t as hard as you may think and can really help out during this time. Just … Continue reading Preparing Your Meals Ahead of Time

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EdgeFest Backyard BBQ Contest

Fall temperatures are on the way. Cooler temperatures or not, November is a great time for BBQ. Whether you like to cook BBQ, eat BBQ or both then this is the event for you! Saturday, November 23 @ 4 PM – Hawks Park You are invited join the city of Edgewater on Saturday, November 23, 2019, from noon until 4:00 PM at Hawks Park (1108 … Continue reading EdgeFest Backyard BBQ Contest

Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month. Sometimes you’re craving your favorite meal, but can’t make it out of the house or office. Here are the top five restaurants locals love and are begging to offer a delivery service!  THE TACO SHACK  642 N Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach  … Continue reading Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

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

5 Best Burgers in Town

Nothing says “summer” quite like a hot, juicy burger fresh off the grill! You can find plenty of tasty burgers in Volusia County, but here are the top five spots the locals go to beef it up.  Ask A Local: Best Burgers in Volusia County Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to … Continue reading 5 Best Burgers in Town

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60 Sites To Participate In The Summer Food Program

Volusia County’s Human Services Office is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program for children from June 3 through August 9. Kids in Need Can Get Free Meals All Summer Long The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides nutritionally balanced meals regardless of race, color, sex, disability or national origin during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. All children … Continue reading 60 Sites To Participate In The Summer Food Program

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Where to Find the Best Burger in Volusia County

Summertime means a big, juicy burger. Sometimes it’s just too hot to fire up the grill at home, so here are the local spots in Volusia county that know how to serve up an incredible burger. *Voting was based on the best restaurant, not the featured burger. ** Burger prices and availability are subject to change. Call or check menu. Best Burger Spots in Volusia … Continue reading Where to Find the Best Burger in Volusia County

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Best Dog Friendly Restaurants In Volusia County

Volusia County certainly isn’t lacking in delicious restaurants, but sometimes you don’t want to leave home without your furry best friend. These great dining establishments offer outdoor seating for you and your dog – some even have special dog menus. Here are the top five local spots to dine al fresco with Fido!  Best Restaurants to Eat with you Dog in Volusia County LULU’S OCEANSIDE … Continue reading Best Dog Friendly Restaurants In Volusia County

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The Amp Kicks off 2019 Concert Season

The Amp Kicks off 2019 Concert Season with Sold Out Alabama Show On the heels of a new brand identity announcement, The Amp (formerly St. Augustine Amphitheatre), kicked off the concert season with a sold out Alabama concert, a partnership with Intuition Ale Works, a new food truck area and 700 more seats. This marks the country music legend’s third appearance at The Amp. New … Continue reading The Amp Kicks off 2019 Concert Season