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Crossover Mission honors Smiths with Unity Award

John and Stephanie Smith were honored as this year’s recipients of the Crossover Mission Unity Awa


Pooches lap up the attention at ‘Dog Days’ pool party

Under the bright morning sun, there was no spotting Sirius – the ‘dog star’ nose of Canis Majo


LaPorte Farms ponies up for Back to School barnyard bash

Old MacDonald has nothing on Laura LaPorte. The LaPorte Farms petting zoo on Roseland Road in Sebast


‘Beauty’ cuties enthralled by ‘Be Our Guest’ party

There were more than a few moments of cuteness overload as the Heritage Center began to fill with ch


Brilliance and resilience define Ballet Vero Beach

“What has been remarkable for me is that we’re starting season six, and that in itself is a huge


Fundraiser salutes progress of Cultural Arts Village

A sold-out crowd gathered last Tuesday evening at Post & Vine to support and learn more about th


Kids live (it up) and learn at Pajama Pizza Party

The ditty of years past that suggested ‘no more pencils, no more books’ over summer vacation bre


Youth Guidance celebrates life and legacy of Rita Dion

Rita Dion was the ultimate matchmaker, matching thousands of at-risk youth from low-income, single f


Take a bow! Block string camp builds on its success

Students of the ninth annual Mike Block String Camp had an opportunity to show off their collaborati


‘Yoga Art’ stretches the imagination at Raw Space

Art takes many forms – and at Raw Space during last week’s First Friday Gallery Stroll it took t


Ride on! Riverside rocks to Cruise-in Car Show

As the Danny & the Juniors doo-wop group accurately foretold, “Rock ’n’ roll is here to st


Sunday Funday satisfies a city bursting with ‘Pride’

On the heels of last week’s hugely successful Party at the Pantheon the night before, Vero Pride o