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The Hub Announces Student Film Festival

Film Festival Highlights Student Finalists in Volusia County High Schools The Hub on Canal, Inc. today announced the public viewing for The 3rd Annual Hub on Canal Student Film Festival on Sunday, February 24 from 1-4 pm. As part of its collaboration with Volusia County Schools, The Hub on Canal will be showcasing student films and student movie posters from ten high schools throughout Volusia … Continue reading The Hub Announces Student Film Festival

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57th Annual Art Fiesta

February 23-24, 2019 from 9 AM – 5 PM Old Fort Park & Sams Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL The 57th annual art show will feature of 240 artisans and crafters from around the country to show and sell their wares. Browse the street and park while listening to musical entertainment throughout the weekend.  In conjunction with Art Fiesta, The Hub on Canal will host … Continue reading 57th Annual Art Fiesta

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INSIDE LOOK: Boston’s Fish House

Q: Boston’s has been a staple in our community since 2000, evolving and expanding, what is new lately? A: The original owner, standards, and recipes are back. We have done a comprehensive remodel of the kitchen, dinning room, and have added a full bar now to accompany the full table service. Our customers really appreciate that their old reliable is back, but has turned into a … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Boston’s Fish House

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Teen After-School Fashion Program

The Hub on Canal announced on November 5 that they will continue their partnership to support the New Smyrna Beach After School Fashion Club for middle and high school students by sponsoring the Razzle Dazzle Fashion Show to be held in the spring. The event, which will take place on May 19, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Brannon Center (105 S. Riverside … Continue reading Teen After-School Fashion Program

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Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple

By Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters  Q: Where are you originally from and what brought you to New Smyrna Beach? A: I was born in Sanford, FL and I am a fifth generation Floridian! My family has lived in NSB for decades, going back to my great grandparents. We had a second home here for 15 years. Then six years ago, pineapples started … Continue reading Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple

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December Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt @TheRealTupat Our backwater fishing expert’s guide to December – everything you need to get on the water! As November comes to a close and the winter season really starts cooling off, the bite still remains as hot as ever. With the snowbirds fishing from the shoreline and more kayakers in the lagoon, our fishing couldn’t be better. The … Continue reading December Fishing Guide

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Recording Studio Opens in NSB

Volusia County is home to so many talented musicians and now they have the ability to create and record their masterpieces in an inspiring environment, without leaving home! Bable Blue Recording Studio is located at 803 E. 23rd Avenue in New Smyrna Beach and is open to anyone looking to take the next step artistically. Whether you are in a band, or are a solo … Continue reading Recording Studio Opens in NSB

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Know Your Property Rights: Illegal Vacation Rentals

by Mimi McKee Know the laws of short-term rentals in Volusia County Short-term rentals have become a mainstay of the tourism industry in Volusia County, and with the rise of Airbnb and VRBO.com, there has been a rise of short-term rentals in all parts of the country, in all kinds of neighborhood settings. The websites allow users to book nightly, weekly and monthly stays. Volusia … Continue reading Know Your Property Rights: Illegal Vacation Rentals

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Surfing Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence and its Affect on Surfing Ever heard the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure?” Or does it go, “One man’s misfortune can be another man’s standing barrel?” Our summer started out with the waves as flat as paper. The ocean was more like a big lake! Then Hurricane Florence happened and our lake turned into a surfer’s dream. Why do hurricanes … Continue reading Surfing Hurricane Florence

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City and County Monthly Meetings

Volusia County’s city and county meeting schedule Volusia County Round Table 12 – 1:30 PM monthly in the Dennis McGee Room (second level) of Daytona Beach International Airport. The group, which consists of one member each from Volusia’s cities and county government, meets monthly to discuss countywide issues and concerns. The Volusia County Councils host the meetings. Volusia County Government will provide lunch for the designated members of the … Continue reading City and County Monthly Meetings