Articles Posted by Ileana Llorens

by Ileana Llorens Mar 08, 2017 06:11 PM

Curt Whiticar, founder of Whiticar Boat Works, died Tuesday after prolonged congestive heart failure and kidney issues. He was 106. Known as a legend in the community, Whiticar and his family have called Stuart home since 1917.  

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by Ileana Llorens Dec 27, 2016 03:25 PM

Break out the champagne and dancing shoes—New Year's Eve is only a few days away. Whether you prefer to ring in 2017 with a decadent dinner or an evening of live entertainment, there's sure to be something for you to do around town. Here are some of the New Year's celebrations happening in Stuart, Jensen Beach, Fort Piece and beyond. 

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by Ileana Llorens Nov 10, 2016 04:22 PM

This Veterans Day, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank those who have served in all branches of our armed services.

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by Ileana Llorens Nov 2016 Also on Digital Edition

Discover the first hotel to pop up on Treasure Island in a decade.

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by Ileana Llorens Sep 06, 2016 06:41 PM

Appraise those items you have piling up in your garage, and donate money for a good cause. 

The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast will be hosting its second annual Antiques Mall Show fundraiser at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place on Sept. 10. The festivities will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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by Ileana Llorens Aug 22, 2016 02:21 PM

Local leaders and business owners have been hard at work practicing their routines for Dancing with the Martin Stars. We asked Lotus Loft owner Andrea Levy, a yoga instructor who is getting ready to hit the stage with her dance partner Travis Scott, to share a little insight into what is going through her head as the big day approaches.

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by Ileana Llorens Aug 18, 2016 03:34 PM

We love Stuart for many reasons (we could go on and on, in fact), but if there’s one thing we cherish more than our town, it’s the people—especially those who choose to celebrate the biggest day of their lives right near home. 


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by Ileana Llorens Jul 25, 2016 05:40 PM

Jam out to live music in an effort to help save our waters. 

Rockin’ 4 the Waters—a four-part benefit concert to raise awareness about water pollution, water quality and the harmful effects of Lake Okeechobee discharges—will host its grand finale at The Stillery in Stuart on Wednesday, July 27. 


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by Ileana Llorens Jul 14, 2016 03:42 PM

Remember that time Gordon Ramsay was in Fort Pierce? Well now it’s time to see what all the commotion was about. 

The “Hotel Hell” episode featuring the Beachfront Inn and The Inlet will air Tuesday, July 19, at 8 p.m. ET on Fox. 

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by Ileana Llorens Jun 29, 2016 07:50 PM

Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in Martin and St. Lucie Counties in light of the blue-green algae blooms that have invaded local waterways and coastal areas. The move comes just hours after Martin County Commissioners declared a state of local emergency and called on the governnor to take action. 

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