The Sea Spray Inn on South Beach was recently purchased by local residents Jeff Faucher and Leslie Jones and has been completely remodeled inside and out.
Owners Glenn and Dorothy Strunk opened Vero Beach’s newest event facility, The Plaza, located on 17th Street.
Elizabeth D. Kennedy & Co. have taken over the reins as operators of the on-site Garden Café at McKee Botanical Garden.
Pawprints of Vero Beach on 12th Street has expanded to make more room for its furry friends, both large and small.
Kayaks Etc. in Sebastian has recently expanded and changed its name to Florida Outdoor Center.
Kaleidoscope Consignments on south Old Dixie has recently expanded for a third time since opening in January 2009.
Anne Conklin recently opened Conklin Realty downtown at 19th Place.
After a decade in its northern location in Bernardsville, N.J., owners John M. Stringer and Caesar Mistretta have opened a southern J.M. Stringer Gallery of Fine Art on Ocean Drive.
Broker-owner Wendy Wilson has moved Associated Home Solutions Realty to a central location on State Road 60 in Vero Beach.
Liz and Kent Smith are capitalizing on the skyrocketing popularity of lacrosse on the Treasure Coast by expanding their Vero Beach store
Dr. Harold Brooks has announced the opening of a new dental practice in Vero Beach specializing in the use of advanced-technology dentistry.
Vero Beach native Carla Klein recently opened Carla Klein Insurance Services, an independent licensed insurance agency specializing in home, auto, boat, liability and life insurance. Carla brings more than 20 years of insurance experience in Indian River County to her new agency.
SunUp ARC is the result of a recent merger of two local nonprofit organizations serving individuals with developmental disabilities in Indian River County: the Abilities Resource Center and the Sun Up Center. With more than 57 years of combined experience, SunUp ARC blends the unique missions of both organizations into a new mission, offering more choices and opportunities for the developmentally disabled.
Well-known photographer and owner of Ritchie Commercial & Freelance Photography, Denise Ritchie recently opened a studio on Old Dixie Highway.
Executive Chef David Rodriguez has fired up his culinary skills and created Cork Tapas & Dessert Bar in the Modern One building on Miracle Mile.
Jason Wilson recently purchased and renovated the 24-hour health club, Anytime Fitness, on the corner of Oslo Road and 27th Avenue.
Rossway Moore Taylor & Swan have welcomed Kevin Barry as a new partner. Kevin joined the firm in 2011 and is the head of its corporate, real estate and transactional practice group.
Joey Bishop, along with his brother Davie and wife Lisa, has launched Brain Freeze Frozen Yogurt, a yogurt and sandwich shop on Miracle Mile.
The company now offers unlimited document destruction where residential customers can watch their sensitive documents shredded at the facility regardless of the amount of material. Personal paperwork is handled with the same level of security as businesses, hospitals and law enforcement agencies to avoid such crimes as identity theft, which is now the world’s number one crime.
Local architect Peter Jones has been elected president of the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects. He has served as vice president, secretary/treasurer and president-elect since joining the AIA Florida board of directors in 2005.