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INSIDE LOOK: The Florida Local

Q&A with Co-Owners Alonda McCarty & Chelsea Preston Interview by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters Q: When did you open your doors? A: June 2019 Q: What exactly is The Florida Local? A: The Florida Local is a happy little sip and shop artisan market and specialty coffee bar focused on selling Florida-made products and brands. We represent over 50 different artisans from … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: The Florida Local

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Daytona Beach Women’s Day – A Day for You!

We’re hosting the Daytona Beach Coast Women’s Day on Saturday, February 8th from 10:00-3:00 pm and we’re so excited! Grab the women in your life and head over to the Ocean Center to get pampered! Sharing Information, Having Fun Women’s Day is a free community event for women of all ages with local businesses to learn about, vendors to shop with, and a day of … Continue reading Daytona Beach Women’s Day – A Day for You!

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

Girls Night Out!

Girls Night Out: Shop, Stroll and Dine! December 5 @ 5 – 9 PM along Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach A Shopping Event filled with fun activities, live music along Canal Street, special collector’s item tote bag with artist rendering, opportunities to create mementos, raffles, gift wrapping, and in-store specials provided by Canal Street merchants. Gather your girls, then get ready to Shop The Night … Continue reading Girls Night Out!

Beach Street’s New Streetscape

Designs are nearly complete for improvements to three blocks on Beach Street – between Orange Avenue and Bay Street – in downtown Daytona Beach that will create a more pedestrian-oriented place for residents and visitors to enjoy the shopping and dining. Daytona Beach’s Downtown Beach Street gets a Facelift The project will be completed in phases to limit disruption of traffic and business during normal … Continue reading Beach Street’s New Streetscape

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Take My Money

By Katie Swiss Britt Online shopping is amazing and dangerous. It’s so comfy. You can fully spree your butt off all while wearing no pants. That would not fly at the mall. Please wear clothes to the mall or you will most likely get picked up by the folks in blue. You don’t have to empty the bank account to get some great stuff. Amazon, … Continue reading Take My Money

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Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple

By Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters  Q: Where are you originally from and what brought you to New Smyrna Beach? A: I was born in Sanford, FL and I am a fifth generation Floridian! My family has lived in NSB for decades, going back to my great grandparents. We had a second home here for 15 years. Then six years ago, pineapples started … Continue reading Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple

Wine Women and Chocolate

Downtown DeLand: 2nd Wednesday each month from 5:30 – 8:00 PM Be a Downtown Diva the second Wednesday of every month from 5:30-8 p.m. and discover what downtown DeLand has to offer! Enjoy special sales, discounts, giveaways and other promotions. Pick up a passport at participating locations, or Download one Now. Start time is 5:30! Look for “Wanda the Winey Wench” at each location on the … Continue reading Wine Women and Chocolate