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A Passion for Patients

Donating her medical services comes naturally to Dr. Nancy Baker.
Kristen Johnson makes time to give this lucky pooch some love

Everyday Miracles at Local Animal Shelters

Shelter workers face many challenges, but they wouldn’t trade jobs with anyone
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Waterlily Celebration Returns to McKee Botanical Garden

Enjoy the garden’s 80-plus waterlily varieties and vote for your favorite entry in the Seventeenth Annual Waterlily Photo Contest on June 18
Propelled by an Atlas V rocket, an environmental satellite soars into space just after its 2016 launch from Kennedy Space Center. A joint venture of NASA and NOAA, it sends weather-related images back to Earth. The photo was taken from the end of Gifford Dock Road in Vero Beach. Photo by Sam Wolfe

Living Space on the Treasure Coast

Proximity to Cape Canaveral’s launchpads makes Treasure Coast residents gravitate toward all things NASA and astronomy
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Opening Doors

Sometimes uncertain times require a fresh approach, even to fresh produce. Brittany Swartz, manager of the Farmers Market Oceanside, created the Farmers Market drop off program to ensure that local artisans could get their products to customers, without anyone having to leave the safety of home.
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Cycling and Recycling

Cycling is an excellent way both to explore and get exercise. In the Vero Beach community, it also provides the opportunity to give back.
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A Stable Environment

Winston Churchill famously said, “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” Those who have experienced that special bond with an equine companion, like the team at BG Equestrian, would certainly agree.
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Outlining the Inlet

It's hard to imagine a time when the Sebastian Inlet didn't connect the Indian River Lagoon to the Atlantic Ocean. Today's peaceful waters belie the inlet's storied past.
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Flying Wright

Vero Beach justifiably boasts of one of the most active general aviation communities in the nation.

Pickleball Takeover

The sport’s appeal is instantly apparent: Pickleball is fun.

Sunset Saturday Night Concerts

Open-air music festival held on the second Sat. of each month from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Oceanside Farmer’s Market

Weekly market, every Sat. from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

North County Aquatic Center

This family-oriented public pool facility features an activity pool.

Brevard Zoo

This 50-acre community zoo features animals from Florida and around the world.

Indian River County Historical Society

Located in the original Vero Beach railroad station, see displays of county memorabilia, historic artifacts and a miniature railroad.

Riverside Children’s Theatre

The Children’s Theatre has performances, dance instruction, drama classes and events for all ages.

City Of Sebastian Skate Park

The 7,700-square-foot street course skating area is open to the public for skateboards, in-line skates and quad skates.

Fort Drum Crystal Mine

A location to search for fossils and minerals, including ancient calcified marine clam shells with large amber crystals.

Kennedy Space Center

NASA’s launch headquarters features exhibits and hands-on experiences, including guided tours of the launch area and facility and IMAX movies.

Disney’s Vero Beach Resort Character Breakfast

Goofy and Donald greet families and sign autographs at Goofy’s beachfront breakfast in Shutters Restaurant on Saturday mornings.




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