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Water, Water Everywhere

Water, Water Everywhere

In an effort to improve their health and fitness and to fight the debilitating effect of an autoimmune disease, a couple from the Northeast created an elaborate water spa and sauna at the house they renovated here in Vero Beach.

A Tale Of Ships And Songs

A Tale Of Ships And Songs

True story. A man buys a 90-year-old, broken-down wood sailboat because he likes its lines. He marries the female dock master to win a bet, and together they spend the next 30 years living on board, restoring the recalcitrant money pit with no help from their rambunctious crew of eight Chihuahuas.

Art That Belongs In Another Realm

Art That Belongs In Another Realm

After living and working in cities here and abroad, artist Enrique Maza has found the setting and inspiration he has been looking for in a house in Palm Bay that he bought the first day a “for sale” sign was posted. Even though that was six months ago, many of his personal belongings remain packed in boxes since painting in his sun-splashed studio is Maza’s top priority.

The Art Of Teaching Art

The Art Of Teaching Art

The Museum Art School at the Vero Beach Museum of Art is one of the largest, museum-based, continuing education programs in the state. Serving some 1,800 students each year, the program invites a growing number of residents to discover the depth and breadth of its curriculum and have fun doing it.

A Walk On The Wild Side

A Walk On The Wild Side

“Hi, how are you?” she asks as I settle into the seat beside her. “My name is Emily.” She points to the smiling woman next to her. “This is Grandma.” It’s a little after 9 p.m. on the first Saturday in June, and Emily and I and about 15 others are at the Sebastian Fishing Museum waiting and hoping to see a loggerhead sea turtle lay her eggs.

Elevating The Classics To Sensational

Elevating The Classics To Sensational

When Traimas took the helm in January of this year, he arrived at the height of season, affording him little time to find his feet, train his team or launch new menus. He also discovered Vero Beach was a unique market.