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More Than Words

More Than Words

Wintley Phipps has sung for the last six presidents of the United States, as well as Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela and Oprah Winfrey. A YouTube video of his “Amazing Grace,” live from Carnegie Hall, has more than 15 million views. At 61 he still travels weekly to perform internationally. But Phipps isn’t so much a performer as he is a presence.

It's All In The Details

It's All In The Details

The two-story, West Indies-style family residence that was three years in the making features design details worthy of a standing ovation.

Great Moments

Great Moments

As the Vero Beach Museum of Art ends its 30th anniversary year, we take a look back at some of the great moments on the journey from a local community art center to a major accredited regional art museum.

Pursuing A Shared Passion

Pursuing A Shared Passion

Tiger Lily artists Sharon Sexton, Glenda Taylor, Julia Carter, Cristina Abizaid, Shotsi Cain Lajoie, and Travis Blanton, seated, create works of art as individual and intriguing as they are.

The Future Is Now

The Future Is Now

Patricia Moody was born with Down syndrome 32 years ago. It was a time when change was in the wind for individuals born with conditions that lead to intellectual disabilities, and Patricia made the most of the opportunities presented.

Birds Of A Feather – And Birdwatchers – Flock Together

Birds Of A Feather – And Birdwatchers – Flock Together

Vero Beach and Indian River County, like much of Florida, is home to a staggering assortment of permanent and migratory birds as well as an ever-growing population of permanent and migratory birdwatchers.

Labor Of Love

Labor Of Love

After 40 years of trying to find her niche in art, Maria Sparsis took a pottery class at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. Now, the prolific potter is part-owner of The Flametree Clay Gallery.

Finding Their Niche

Finding Their Niche

Twenty-five years ago, Nat Jackson received a gift that would change the future of the Garden Club of Indian River County. It was an ornament from the Garden Club of Virginia, and instead of hanging it on the tree she took it straight to her club president, Mary Graves. Jackson thought their club could design their own ornaments and sell them as a fundraiser.

Becoming A Chef

Becoming A Chef

Aspiring chefs come out of the Culinary Institute at Indian River State College with a number of attributes: an associate in science degree, hands-on training in all the basics of food preparation and classic culinary techniques, and fundamentals of management. In addition, they almost always come out of the institute with something else – a job.

Five-Alarm Chefs

Five-Alarm Chefs