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Jevon Cummings, a custodian with the School District of Indian River County, stands in front of the home he purchased in January 2022 with funding from a SHARP grant. Photo by Steven Martine

Quest for the Key

Leaders seek solutions to the housing dilemma faced by local workforce
Engineered quartz from Caesarstone is a poured surface that has minimal or no seaming. Cleaning engineered stone is simple with soap and hot water. Courtesy Caesarstone

Clean Living

With modern research and advanced technology, it's easier than ever to keep a healthy home
Marcy Von Kohorn's painting studio is a bright spot on the screened in porch of her home in The Moorings.

The Art of Aging Gracefully

Nonagenarian Marcy Von Kohorn says that painting is in her soul
Author Carl Hiaasen is bringing his Florida-centric humor to the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation’s thirtieth anniversary celebration this month. Photo by Nick Mele

Laughing Out Loud with Carl Hiaasen

The best-selling Vero Beach author headlines the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation's "Laughing Out Loud" event
Babor Power Serum Ampoules set, $150

Holiday Gift Guide

Art, entertainment, accessories, decor, gift certificates, and more are available locally and are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face
Photo courtesy of Vero Beach Book Center

Perfect Presents Around Vero Beach

Uncommon gifts abound at one-of-a-kind local shops
Bond finds inspiration for her whimsical designs in many places, such as art, nature, and even mementos from her grandmother’s travels. Photo by Patrick Michael Chin

A Love Letter to Style

A modern eye and a nod to the past make their marks on Rifle Paper Company
Francesca Anderson appreciates her life and home in Vero Beach, where she draws her artistic inspiration from the environment that surrounds her. Photo by Kelly Rogers

Talented Transplant

With skills cultivated in the Northeast, botanical illustrator Francesca Anderson has put down roots in Vero Beach
2019 14th Ave., north wall, by Alexa Werner, Hannah Lafferty, Kenneth Betancourt, and Molly Phillips.jpg

Painting the Town

Local public murals tell stories, evoke ideas, and brighten everyone's day
Glen Campbell and his daughter Ashley shared a special connection through music. Here, they perform in concert at the Long Center in Austin, Texas in 2012. Photo by Gary Miller

Ashley Campbell Keeps Her Promise

Ashley Campbell will remember her famous father at a luncheon benefiting Senior Resource Association on November 14
Riverside Theatre is celebrating 50 years of entertaining stage enthusiasts in Vero Beach. This season’s full slate of performances has just gotten underway. Photo by Holly Porch

Cultural Connection

Vero Beach is a bastion of the arts, and this season promises to uphold that tradition in spades.
The Lemon Tree. Photo by Julie Weber

2022 Dining Awards

Get acquainted with the 12 winners of the inaugural readers’ choice Dining Awards
Gene Lollis, manager of Buck Island Ranch, checks stock in the field. Photo by Haoyu Li

Ranching and Research at Archbold Biological Station

Cowboys and scientists are teaming up for conservation
Local vendors are at the Vero Beach Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon. Photo by Jared Blais

Local Farmers Markets Go Virtual

Virtual farmers markets make it easier than ever to eat healthy, locally grown food
BK Adventure Florida hosts evening bioluminescence tours out of Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in the Indian River Lagoon. Photography by Sam Wolfe

Space Coast Adventures

Within a day trip’s distance of Vero Beach and a stone’s throw from the launchpads of Kennedy Space Center, the natural beauty of Old Florida beckons
Winner of Streets & Neighborhoods, photo by Bob Joy

2022 Vero Beach Magazine Photo Contest Winners

In our second annual photo contest, 113 entrants took 230 photographs that show there’s more to Indian River County than meets the eye
Grateful for the opportunities afforded him in his adopted homeland, Edward Bok intended the Singing Tower and surrounding gardens as a gift to the American people. The site was dedicated by President Calvin Coolidge on February 1, 1929

Inside the Bok Singing Tower

Edward Bok left a legacy of beauty that continues to rank high on Vero Beach residents' destination list.
Having served in the U.S. military for over two decades, including eight deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, retired Army Ranger Kevin Klepac understands the impact of PTSD and strives to help fellow veterans who are struggling. Photo by Kelly Rogers

Saltwater Therapy

A Vero Beach military veteran is devoting his life—and his boat—to helping other vets
Dolphins are known for their playfulness, intelligence, and curiosity. Their apparent joie de vivre places them among the most beloved marine creatures. A remora tags along for the ride with this breaching dolphin. NOAA NMFS LOC #23069

Dorsal Detectives

Well known for their marine research, Harbor Branch scientists also rush to the aid of imperiled dolphins, whose individual identities they often know
Mark Castlow and Ryan Stark wet test Dragonfly’s 15-foot DGB skiff in Edisto, South Carolina

Born in the Water

Dragonfly Boatworks, brainchild of Mark Castlow, creates custom fishing skiffs right here in Vero Beach

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