That’s Amore!

Whether Valentine’s Day is peeping up over the beautiful horizon or not, love is everywhere along the Space

Janell Tobin’s Coco Janell Organics

Though she’s a Cape Canaveral native, it took the Hawaiian sun to start local entrepreneur Janell Tobin thinking

Operation Surf

This month I’m taking a different approach for our Boardrider by giving a shout-out to the group of wounded active duty military heroes past, present, and future who comprise Amazing Surf Adventures’ Operation Surf and the Cocoa Beach event they’ve planned for March. Amazing Surf Adventures helps develop community programs that use surfing and other


The Cocoa Beach Skate Park hosted the inaugural Cocoa Beach Open this past January 17. The bowl contest

The Glass Bank: Masterpiece to Dust

by Dan Reiter The inside story of Cocoa Beach’s First Federal Savings and Loan Building is too squalid and tangled a yarn to weave into the space of this column. But forget the inside story for a moment. The outside story provides a simple enough object lesson, and might just illuminate the secret tragedy at

Seven Ways Surfing is Like Playing Poker

By Greg Gordon I’ve had a good run of both surfing and poker at home in central California and Costa Rica, and while watching the Pipe Masters online I had time to reflect on two of my favorite hobbies. Both I had learned to do at a young age, and I think when I do

The Lobster Shanty

It’s no secret that local landmark, Jack Baker’s Lobster Shanty, offers some of the best views, values, and quality food in the area. It also happens to be one of the most romantic restaurants on the planet. Just ask George and Molly Hathaway. The Hathaways, both 72-years-young, have spent every Valentine’s Day at the Lobster Shanty since

Tanner Jam 2015

For all appearances, Tanner Fallon is just another average 9-year-old kid who loves LEGOs, soccer, tee-ball, surfing, and

Robot Love 3D

February 13 & 14 see the return of Robot Love, an art show that began organically through the efforts of a variety of local artists and has since expanded to become the region’s premier arts and culture event. The Art Side is Sponsored by FracTEL Held at the Foosaner Education Center in the downtown Eau Gallie

February 2015 Music Calendar

The Beacham Wed : 4 Kognos-Lunatic Tour 2015 Fri : 6 Glen Hansard (Once / The Swell Season)

Mikey of Preacher Bar & Grill

This month’s Bartender installment introduces two new arrivals to the beachside scene in both the bartender and the bar where he plies his trade. Since opening a few short months ago, Preacher Bar & Grill has been getting raves for its uniquely inviting atmosphere, eclectic menu, and a lipsmacking selection of hard-to-find craft beers. It