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Waterlily Celebration: McKee at its mesmerizing best

McKee Botanical Garden and its leafy denizens were ready for their close-ups last Saturday at the be


Coming Up: Rise up for ‘America’s Heroes’ concert

For an evening of stirring patriotic music to kick-start your summer and get in a proper red-white-a


Coming Up: Garden gala for McKee’s ‘crown jewels’

One of Vero’s most beloved treasures since the 1930s, McKee Botanical Garden will showcase its own

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Recently reduced Riomar home fully renovated in 2015

Located on a sandy lane in one of the most treasured island neighborhoods, framed and shaded by anci


‘Brahms & Beethoven’ concert will make for splendid Sunday

A lovely coda to the 2017-18 season and an inspiring prelude to the Summer Solstice will be “Brahm

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Glorious John’s Island home is architectural masterpiece

Homes, like people, have their own character, a distinctive presence, if you will: So it is with the


Coming Up: Wine and Film Fest is talk of the town

Unless you’ve got Serious Commitments You Can’t Wiggle Out Of, clear your calendar June 7-10 and


Coming Up: ‘Blaze’ fires up Downtown Friday Street Party

Weather permitting, Johnny and the Blaze, a favorite local band at various venues around town such a

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Long-delayed assisted living project now under construction on U.S. 1

After more than seven years on the  drawing board, the assisted living facility formerly  known as


Coming Up: Fox News’ Baier hits Book Center

Bret Baier, host of Special Report with Bret Baier on the Fox News Channel, will visit the Vero Beac

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Coastal Craftsman home loaded with high-tech features

A lovely home with the timeless appeal of Coastal Craftsman architecture sits in shaded splendor on


Coming Up: Exhibition ‘season’ at three Vero galleries

As the crazy-busy Season, with its plethora of cultural activities, begins winding down, consider sp