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NSB Housing Authority – 70 Years Serving The Community

According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, an advocacy group for low income families in the United States, average monthly fair market rent in Volusia county is $850 for a one-bedroom and $1475 for a three- bedroom. As one can imagine, homes in desirable locations, like beachside and walkable neighborhoods, rent averages are much higher. Low Income Housing Essential in New Smyrna Beach Area … Continue reading NSB Housing Authority – 70 Years Serving The Community

Festival de Reyes ~ Three Kings Festival

Join us to Celebrate a Hispanic Christmas Tradition! Sunday, January 5th from 12 – 5 pm The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Deltona This Festival has attracted close to 3K attendees. It is a very entertaining and colorful event in which children and their families enjoy music, food, gifts, toys and the visit from the Three Wise Kings.​ Continue reading Festival de Reyes ~ Three Kings Festival

INSIDE LOOK: Sappho Chocolates

Interview by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters The Team:  We all do pretty much everything. That way if someone needs to stay home, the chocolate making continues. However, each of us has our specialties. Kathryn: While we all come up with ideas for new flavors, it’s Kathryn’s job, as chocolatier, to make them work. Like formulating each of the different alcohol fillings we use … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Sappho Chocolates

Classic Christmas Radio Show

Showtimes December 20 and 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm December 22 @ 2 p.m. LocationDaytona Playhouse, 100 Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach FL 32118 Celebrate the Holiday Season with 1940’s and 50’s beloved American classic radio shows such as Father Knows Best, Our Miss Brooks, Burns & Allen and My Friend Irma. The funny and heartwarming stories presented as a radio broadcast with sound effects performed … Continue reading Classic Christmas Radio Show

Edgewater Annual Christmas Parade

The holiday season has arrived! Edgewater has been holding its annual Christmas Parade on the second Saturday of December for as long as anyone can remember. This year’s parade is on Saturday, December 14, 2019 and begins at 10:00 a.m. It is a great family event that all ages can enjoy. It begins with a Color Guard escorting the parade as it winds its way … Continue reading Edgewater Annual Christmas Parade

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Santa’s Christmas Tree Forest in Eustis, FL Does the thought of strolling through a wintery forest to carefully choose your own Christmas tree sound like the ideal holiday to you? While I can’t promise a snowy wonderland, there is a spot in Florida that allows you to cut your own Christmas tree, plus tons more fun to get your family in the holiday spirit. Holiday … Continue reading Walking in a Winter Wonderland

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A Magical Tour: Magic of Lights @ Daytona International Speedway

This article was originally published in December 2017. Some aspects of this attraction, including pricing and times, are subject to change. In November, Daytona International Speedway opens the gates to the county’s newest holiday attraction, Magic of Lights. The first of its kind for this area, Magic of Lights offers a drive-through light display experience that’s sure to delight the whole family. In addition to … Continue reading A Magical Tour: Magic of Lights @ Daytona International Speedway

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2019 Volusia County Holiday Parades

Parades are in order of date and time, and not categorized by area. TOMOKA BOAT PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 6 – 9 PM  Route: visible from the River Grille, Ormond Beach.  SANTA PAWS PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 6 PM Route: Along Flagler Avenue CHRISTMAS CRAZY CAR PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 7 PM Route: Along Flagler Avenue HOLLY HILL  SAT, DEC 7 @ 10 … Continue reading 2019 Volusia County Holiday Parades

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Wilkie’s Pest Control Granting Holiday Wishes at Annual Area Parades

Wilkie’s Pest Control is making the southeast Volusia holiday parades extra special again this year with some incredible giveaways!  How to Win: As part of their “Wilkie Wonka” themed float in the New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Oak Hill parades this December, Wilkie’s Pest Control will be handing out candy bars to kids – with a chance at a surprise golden ticket inside. All you … Continue reading Wilkie’s Pest Control Granting Holiday Wishes at Annual Area Parades