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The Manatee Observation And Education Center

The Manatee Observation And Education Center

Honore McNamee and Joan Rieck are all smiles as they welcome visitors to the Manatee Observation and Education Center in downtown Fort Pierce.

Turtles About Town

Turtles About Town

Chicago had its cows, Vero Beach has its turtles.

Equation For Excellence

Equation For Excellence

When the 2:05 p.m. bell rings at Vero Beach High School, students swarm to cars, buses, club meetings and sports activities.

The Other Side Of Paradise

The Other Side Of Paradise

Joe Idlette still recalls how his father, Joe Nathan Idlette, would tell him that when he first arrived in Vero Beach in 1923, a bell would ring every night at 9 p.m.

A Plant For All Seasons

A Plant For All Seasons

While some may proclaim the crape myrtle as a plant for all seasons, others would strongly disagree.

Swatting The Bad Guys

Swatting The Bad Guys

On April 12, a visitor to the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution in Fort Pierce would have witnessed a scene that had little to do with ocean research but a great deal to do with the security of Central Florida.

Cocina Cubana

Cocina Cubana

Rita Chanfrau has the luxury of time to do what every would-be gourmet cook wants to do. She has organized her recipes.

It's A Small World After All

It's A Small World After All

It’s a warm summer Saturday night at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, and clusters of families sporting sun-burned skin and tired vacation faces stroll under a large circular chandelier in the hotel’s air-conditioned lobby.

Portrait Of A Free Spirit

Portrait Of A Free Spirit

For landscape artist René Guerin, inspiration is just outside the door.

All In The Family

All In The Family

Leslie Falong always knew that one day she would be working alongside her mother, Nancy Cook, at Twig, a swim and sportswear store on Ocean Drive.

Holding Court

Holding Court

No doubt some local fishermen snickered when they saw a recent ad that pictured John Huryn, President of AAC Builders, hoisting aloft an impressive tarpon with a caption reading, “I’d rather be building your house.”