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Crusaders With Heart

Crusaders With Heart

The sun is barely up when Joe Distasio phones the Progressive Care Unit at Indian River Memorial Hospital.

Recreating The American Dream

Recreating The American Dream

There's something special about porches, those gathering places where family and friends come together to share news of the day and dream for tomorrow.

In Perspective

C-6, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin also known as Phillipe, is back among his buddies after six months in intensive care at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution in Fort Pierce.

Indian River Council on Aging

Growing old does not discriminate with regard to race, color or creed.

Mayhem Comes to Vero Beach

Mayhem Comes to Vero Beach

As best I can tell, Tim Dorsey is fairly normal.

The Flowers of Summer

The Flowers of Summer

It's that time of year when high season is becoming low as the temperature and humidity are moving in the other direction. And, once again, those of us who are year-rounders much concentrate on the positive aspects of summer in Florida.

Catch 22 of the Day

Catch 22 of the Day

When U.S. pilot Yossarian in Joseph Heller's book about World War II wanted to get out of the Air Force, he attempted to convince his commanding officers that he was insane and should be discharged. They told him that trying to get out of the Air Force was prod that he was sane and therefore he could not be discharged. That's Catch 22. Hilarious.

Bulgarian Rhapsody

Bulgarian Rhapsody

The Balkan nation of Bulgaria is probably not high on most Americans' list of travel destinations, but when Vero Beach Mayor Tom White found himself presented with the opportunity to go there, he could not resist.

The Cat Who Sank a Submarine

The Cat Who Sank a Submarine

Back in the 1970s, the Evil People lounge was a small, nondescript saloon located on U.S 1, a half-mile south of the Indian River-St. Lucie county line. Early in the day it catered to a few thirsty truck drivers, but later in the afternoon a younger, more enthusiastic clientele began packing the bar and tables.

The Quirky World of Leslie McGuirk

The Quirky World of Leslie McGuirk

There is simply no denying that there is "something" about Leslie McGuirk. It could be her infectious smile.

Vero Beach's Private Air Force

Vero Beach's Private Air Force

When Richard Skovgaard retried from the U.S. Air Force in 1988, he never dreamed that he would one day head a private air force in a small Florida city called Vero Beach. Yet happenstance and a willingness to seek new opportunities elf him to this totally unexpected second career.

Painting Ports of Call

Painting Ports of Call

The seasides and landscapes of Italy and Spain have inspired artists the likes of Da Vinci and Raphael, Dali and Picasso, and, according to Treasure Coast artist and architect Philip Steel, they still work for him and for the students and fellow artists who have accompanied him on working/learning tours for the last five years.