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

One Person in the World

With over 7.7 billion people in the world, how could so many believe that there is just one person meant for them? One true love. One soulmate. Two people that find each other, through serendipity, and promise to love only that person for the rest of their lives. We may spend years searching for that one love. Some are fortunate to find him/her early in … Continue reading One Person in the World

Valentine’s Day: A Scam For The Ages

Well, it’s Valentine’s Day again, and men everywhere are dreading the inevitable scrutiny they will receive for either taking it too seriously, or not seriously enough. Together, we will brave the gauntlet of florists and mall jewelry stores to purchase some overpriced token of our affection for the ones we love.  The stakes seem to get higher every year, and the lines get longer, and … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: A Scam For The Ages

Love Yourself

Finding Beauty February is commonly referred to as the month of love. One special day, February 14, you shower your sweetie with gifts, candy, flowers, dinner or whatever way you choose to express your love.  I think it’s wonderful if you have a Valentine and want to make that person feel loved and special on that particular day, but what about the rest of the … Continue reading Love Yourself

Neighbors Rose Sundae with chocolate sauce, marshmallows and whipped cream

Neighbors General Store & Ice Cream Parlor Serves Up a Sweet Deal

Neighbors General Store & Ice Cream Parlor is featuring a Valentine’s Day Special Sundae that couldn’t get any sweeter for your sweetheart. Picture this… a rose infused ice cream with homemade chocolate covered marshmallows, sprinkled with a fresh made-from-scratch strawberry sauce flowing throughout the ice cream, and a slice of fresh strawberry cake made with Florida berries drenched with a homemade tangy chocolate sauce created … Continue reading Neighbors General Store & Ice Cream Parlor Serves Up a Sweet Deal