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The Trans-Florida Central Railroad Trail is a popular place for runners and cyclists to exercise

Visiting the History of Fellsmere

The Kitching Switch Trailhead, Marsh Landing Restaurant, and Marian Fell Library tell of Fellsmere's past and present
Amanda Hendry and Jack Foster are moving up in the ranks of national pickleball players. Photo by Steven Martine

Pickleball’s Power Couple

Whether it was love at first dink or a shared passion for America's fastest growing sport, Jack Foster and Amanda Hendry are rising stars on the pro pickleball circuit
The McKee ponds are cleaned regularly by garden staff. Weeds are removed daily along with duckweed and blooms that have died off. Photo by Martina Tannery

A Splash of Color at McKee Botanical Garden

June is the peak month for water lilies, and McKee Botanical Garden is the place to see them in abundance
Anna Artigas, adopted from a Chinese orphanage at age 4, is now a voice of hope for people around the world enduring a rare medical condition. Photo by Kelly Rogers

From Hardship to Hope with Anna Artigas

A Vero Beach teen living with a rare condition serves as a role model for families across the world
Madalyn works with third grade teacher Noelle Grantham during a reading period that includes a section on space. Anthony and Zuri look on. Photography by Kim Bottalico

Reading at Full Blast

The Learning Alliance's Moonshot Moment is serving as a booster for elementary school literacy levels
Behind the Baton with Christopher Confessore. Photo by Roxanne Scianna Photography

Behind the Baton with Christopher Confessore

The Brevard Symphony Orchestra's tireless conductor and music director relishes Vero Beach's May Pops event
Already an experienced quarter midget driver at age 7, Lily Lampp is proud of her new race car, custom painted in her favorite colors. Photography by Bryant Lampp

Tyke on the Track

Lily Lampp is one 7-year-old who is living life in the fast lane
Jaguarundi, herpailurus yaguarondi, Adult staThe elusive jaguarundi may be mistaken for a juvenile Florida panthernding on Branch

Meet the Phantom Feline

The elusive jaguarundi roams the forests and shrublands of Central and South America, but its Florida connection is an enduring mystery
Bob Joy is an avid photographer who enjoys sharing his talent and love of nature with others. Photo by Bob Joy

Bob Joy’s Frame of Mind

For Vero Beach resident and nature photographer Bob Joy, the best moments in nature occur when things just "click"
The Jones Pier Conservation Area on Jungle Trail is a habitat designed to help preserve the health of the lagoon, complete with a living shoreline. Photo by Sam Wolfe

History and Habitat Across Indian River County

County conservation projects enhance the quality of life for humans and wildlife alike
The decor throughout the Southwinds home is meant to be comfortable and beachy. Photography by Jessica Glynn

Bright and Airy Condo is the Ideal Second Act

A Southwinds condo renovation creates a coastal comfort zone for a retired Michigander and longtime Vero vacationer
Indian River Land Trust recently opened Oyster Bar Marsh along the west side of Highway A1A just north of Round Island Park. The property is a result of a years-long collaboration with Indian River County. Photo by Matt Fulcher

In Cahoots for Conservation

The productive partnerships fostered by the Indian River Land Trust mirror the symbiosis of nature
Carol Kramer and Linda Conner are passionate about keeping needle arts alive with Seaside Needlepoint in Vero Beach. Photo by Sam Wolfe

In Stitches at Seaside Needlepoint

Carol Kramer and Linda Conner have created a "happy place" for local needlepointers
The sunroom has been transformed into the dining room, but the original French doors remain intact. Photo by Jerry Rabinowitz

Bridge to a Legacy in the Loy Family Home

Lisa and Curt Hastings honor the history and celebrate the charm of Alma Lee Loy's family home
Coral accents enhance the British West Indies style decor. Photography by Jerry Rabinowitz

An Indian Trails Cottage Reimagined

After a seven-month renovation, Victor and Barbara Aprea elevated their late-1980s ranch into a stunning interpretation of a British West Indies retreat
Among the species that call Grand Harbor home is the Egyptian goose, seen only recently in the wild in Florida. Photo by Bob Joy

Fore Feathers

At several local golf courses, birdies are guaranteed on every hole
Shades of blue are included in the decor of the home, creating a calm and inviting space.

Vero Beach Abode is a Home Run

The Pitcher family's crisp and clean new build embraces waterfront living
Gabe Cardenas, Michael Legg, Jordan Bruce, and Ray McGuinness

Meet Vero’s Jewelry Designers

Each piece of custom jewelry at John Michael Matthews, 6th Avenue Jewelers, Royal Palm Jewel, and Leigh Jewelers tells a story
Mark Badgley and James Mischka put down roots in Palm Beach in recent years and enjoy having one of their boutiques on Worth Avenue

The Art of Glamour at Fashion Meets Art

This year's Fashion Meets Art event on February 22 will usher patrons into the fabulous world of easy elegance
Guylaine Pelletier, Janine Pfarr, Susan Gallagher, and Tara Pribula create a welcoming atmosphere at the Beach Barber Shop

Shear Joy at Beach Barber Shop

For Janine Pfarr and her crew, a warm welcome is as important as a good haircut




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