May 2012

Found 7 blog entries for May 2012.

Many of the cities in Volusia County, including Port Orange, Daytona Beach, and New Smyrna Beach, offer outdoor activities that bring the community together and provide affordable fun for local families. With summer just around the corner, it is that time again to find activities for kids. 2012 summer activity calendars are now ready, so check them out and mark your calendar!

In Daytona Beach the summer 2012 concert series will be starting on June 2nd. Every Saturday night there will be a free outdoor concert held at the band shell, which is located at 250 N. Atlantic. Residents and visitors can stop by for the free entertainment, which includes fireworks. The music starts at 7:00 p.m. and the fireworks show will follow at 9:45 p.m.

The City of Port

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One of the many great things about living in Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach, or any of the surrounding East Volusia areas is that you live very close to the Atlantic Ocean. Most residents can make it to the beach within 10 minutes. Living close to the beach provides many beach opportunities on short notice. The convenience will spoil you quickly!

Here are 5 great ways to enjoy your day at one of the Daytona Beach area beaches:

  1. Relax. Whether you like to take a nap or read, the beach is the place. There is no way to relax better than with the sound of the ocean in the background and the water rolling over your feet.
  2. Surf. Surfing in Daytona Beach is fun for all ages. There are plenty of surf schools in the Daytona Beach area where you can learn
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Spruce Creek defeated Miami Christopher Columbus 7-1 last night in the State 8A Championship in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The game was featured on channel 1147 with play by play coverage by Brighthouse Networks. End of game coverage and highlights are available online at Brighthouse Sports Network.

GO HAWKS!

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Photo courtesy of Brighthouse Sports Network

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condo inventory shrinking in daytona beachAnd there was one! Yes, only one Opus condo left with an asking price less than $300,000.00. The subject unit is #102 located on the north side on the first floor with a parking lot view! This is a trend we are seeing throughout the Daytona Beach area, not just at the Opus condominium. Overall, it’s not as easy to locate a condo for a great price with incredible views. If you look back only a year or two, there was a plethora of condos to choose from in a wide variety of newer constructed buildings. Today, in buildings like the Bella Vista in Daytona Beach Shores, there are only 3 units for sale! Listed below you will find a list of newer constructed condos and the available inventory as of today.

  1. Ocean Vistas – 6 units for sale, Only two direct
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kingston tower kitchen daytona beach shores

The Kingston Tower in Daytona Beach Shores is a newer constructed condominium that offers privacy and a no drive beach. Unit #301 is currently for sale and offers private elevator access, a very large oceanfront balcony, 3 beds, 3 bathrooms, and an additional room that can be easily used as an office or entertainment area. The kitchen is very open and features wood cabinetry, solid surface counters, an island, and all appliances. You won't believe the views from the kitchen!

This is a very special condo on a great part of Daytona Beach Shores, Florida. Call Kevin at 386-527-8577 for more information or visit Kingston Tower for active condo listings.

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New construction homes are still avialable at very low prices in Port Orange Plantation. Kevin just sold a 3 bed 2 bathroom located on Peach Blossom. This brand new home sold for only $147,990 and featured irrigation, solid surface counters, 42" upper cabinetry, blinds, stainless steel appliances, and a very convenient location to the new Port Orange Pavilion. Port Orange Plantation is located close to I-95, supermarkets, restaurants, medical facilities, and zoned for Port Orange schools.

Port Orange Plantation offers new construction homes starting at $149,990 with 1239 sq. ft. and the largest home offered right now is priced at $209,990 and has 2274 sq. ft. You can personalize and customize your very own home in Port Orange, big or small, for an

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Some dogs have a "Ruff Ruff" life! If you are thinking about purchasing a new pet for your family, consider adopting a shelter animal. Halifax Humane Society is a local animal shelter located in Daytona Beach, Florida. This shelter receives more than 15,000 animals every year. There are over 350 animals at the shelter daily that need a home.

The adoption process is very simple at Halifax Humane Society. There is an application, a review, animal is spayed or neutered, and then a time is set to pickup the animal. Adoption fees are listed below:

Dogs and cats under 5 yrs $70

Dogs and cats over 5 yrs $35

The Halifax Humane Society adoption fee includes spay or neuter surgery, vaccines, microchip, veterinarian checkup, and 30 days of pet health

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