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Luxurious comfort, privacy at The Point

La Rotunda has spectacular sweeping southeast views of the St. Lucie Inlet from the terraces and suites overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.


 
An Ice Age Mystery: Unearthing the Secrets of the Old Vero Site
New look at an ancient site

The ongoing saga of Vero man, the ancient human remains unearthed near a local drainage canal a century ago, gets skillful treatment in a new book by longtime Vero Beach resident and author Rody Johnson.


 
mussels
Italian delights, family-style

When Johnny D’s Market & Bistro opened for business five years ago, owners Nina and Mario Amelio knew they had a unique twist on their concept of an authentic Italian restaurant.


 
Curt Whiticar and son John
A century of boating memories

Few in history have lived to be 106 years old with a crystal clear memory, let alone being able to write about and illustrate memories from a century before.


 
Eastward boat
Bay-to-sea boat selling fast

After building 5,500 boats and field testing more than 300 different models, David East has developed the perfect design for a hull that performs equally well in rough seas and calm bay waters.


 
Doug Bernhard
Reel stories along the coast

If the thrill of hunting unseen prey beneath the water intrigues you enough to try your luck against the approximately 132,000 others with annual saltwater fishing permits, these are some of the people you’re likely to encounter along the way.


 
summerlin family
Decades of serving fish and fixings

There are no secret spices like the Colonel advertises or special sauce like McDonald’s. The only things you find when you attend a Summerlin fish fry is honest-to-goodness fresh fish with all the fixings.


 
al worden
The ASTRONAUT

Alfred “Al” Worden knew as a young boy he had to get away from the northern Michigan farm where he spent his summers, but he never dreamed his career path would take him to the dark side of the moon.


 
Brady Talley
The MENTOR

John and Abelard Cesar call him Pops, but he’s not their real dad. Brady Talley is something more — he was their mentor in a program run by a Phi Beta Sigma alumni chapter.


 
Stephen Bruner
The BULLFIGHTING PASTOR

Despite a career of physically saving thousands of lives as a professional bullfighter, Stephen Bruner sees his true calling as a pastor who saves souls.