Summertime Fertilizer Ban Begins June 1

Each year, Volusia County has a summertime fertilizer ban and initiates other restrictions to protect the county’s waterways. Ordinance 2014-09 applies to all homes and businesses in Volusia County, except those in Deltona and DeBary, which have their own fertilizer ordinances. Gardens and compost are exempt. Volusia County’s Fetilizer Ordinance The ordinance includes the following provisions: The application of fertilizers containing nitrogen or phosphorous is … Continue reading Summertime Fertilizer Ban Begins June 1

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Daytona Beach Bandshell Summer Concerts and Fireworks

In 2021, catch a live summer concert at the Bandshell every Saturday night from May 29 through September 25 starting at 7:15 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9:45 p.m. at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier.  All seating is reserved and includes a chair. General Reserved tickets are $4 / VIP Reserved tickets are $10.  The Star Spangled Summer Concert Series is an annual live summer concert series that takes place on Saturday … Continue reading Daytona Beach Bandshell Summer Concerts and Fireworks

Staycation

The rise of the vacation shirt is coming in hot this summer and you don’t have to travel to wear them. Who would have known this trend from years ago would be back and even more popular? Seen on musician Harry Styles and recently the popular Netflix series, “Outer Banks,” the statement shirt is surprisingly comfortable and easy to pull off. You can find these … Continue reading Staycation

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Ask A Local: BEST ICE CREAM & FROZEN TREATS

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  I scream, you scream… These five ice cream spots are serving up a great way to beat the heat and have the locals screaming for more. Here’s where Volusia County goes to get their freeze on!  NEIGHBORS ICE CREAM PARLOR & GENERAL … Continue reading Ask A Local: BEST ICE CREAM & FROZEN TREATS

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DRILL IT

Think military accents, green khaki, camouflage print, utility suits and combat style boots. This trend has been around for a very long time now, but this season fashion labels are “soldiered up” and on a mission to revamp the military look. It can be styled to look bold, edgy, sophisticated and even chic. I can definitely salute to this.  GET THE LOOK  Green Khakis @forever21 … Continue reading DRILL IT

Take the Summer Off from Fertilizing

Each year, Volusia County has a summertime fertilizer ban and initiates other restrictions to protect the county’s waterways. Volusia County Bans Fertilizer each Summer Ordinance 2014-09 applies to all homes and businesses in Volusia County, except those in Deltona and DeBary, which have their own fertilizer ordinances. Gardens and compost are exempt. The ordinance includes the following provisions: The application of fertilizers containing nitrogen or … Continue reading Take the Summer Off from Fertilizing

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Free Meals for Kids and Teens

Kids and teens can still get free balanced meals this summer while schools are closed! Summer BreakSpot locations are a place for kids and teens to grab a free meal with no application necessary. This year, there are thousands of meal sites statewide – many are located at places like parks, libraries and churches and offer breakfasts, lunches, snacks or supper. Summer BreakSpot is available … Continue reading Free Meals for Kids and Teens