Camp in comfort at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Photo by Elizabeth Palace Photography

Glam It Up with Timberline Glamping

Enjoy a stay in one of Timberline Glamping's six luxurious tents in the Pine Grove Campground Loop at the Hobe Sound park
Pelican sighting during an eco-tour. Photo by MaryAnn Ketcham

All Aboard the Discovery Pontoon Boat

Explore the Indian River Lagoon aboard Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute pontoon boat

Reaching for the Stars with Kellie Gerardi

A recent journey to space is just the latest “wow” moment in a series of accomplishments for the Jupiter mom who inspires young girls around the world
Atlantic spotted dolphins. Photo by Ruth Petzold

Undersea Observations with The Wild Dolphin Project

The local conservation group has been studying the behavior of dolphins for 40 years
A hammerhead and a tiger shark swim together in the Bahamas. Photo by James Ferrara

Local Photographers Capture Underwater Awe

Meet the local photographers who go below the surface to capture spectacular images of life beneath the sea
Nicole Kirchhoff. Photo by Nick Sargent

Great Bait with Nicole Kirchhoff

Where you get your live bait matters. Here, the aquaculture farmer and founder of Fort Pierce-based Live Advantage Bait explains why
John Nikels out on the 28 Whitewater. Photo by George LaBonte

Aboard the 28 Whitewater

The Nikels family has a lifelong history of boating in the Bahamas, and their new vessel makes family excursions to the islands even better
Garden-print one-shoulder cape dress in orange ($2,200), Stella McCartney; Shrimp cuff ($1,250), Shrimp ring ($389), Stamp signet ring ($370), Chee Lee Designs; vintage gloves, stylist’s own

A Floral Affair

Aje flower midi dress ($495), Saks Fifth Avenue; tanzanite baby ring ($770), Angie MyersNatura blouse ($750) and maxi skirt ($995), Zimmermann; Eugenia Kim bronze...
April Kirkwood. Photo by ABC/Ricky Middlesworth

Meet April Kirkwood

Catching up with Port St. Lucie resident and The Golden Bachelor contestant April Kirkwood
Recreating their first “date” on their wedding day in a vintage convertible. Photo by Flora + Fauna/

Lily Warner and Canaan Campo’s Hometown Love

A story of local high school sweethearts who almost weren’t
Young Love by MaryAnn Ketcham

A Photographic Ode to Home

Our first “Hometown Love” photo contest elicited so many incredible images from the community. Here are some of the best
The iconic Roosevelt Bridge. Photo by Paul Piasecki

What to Explore in Downtown Stuart

A look inside the allure of Stuart’s historic downtown district
Steve Mote and his Lab, Guinness, take to the waters on the SeaHunter 28 Floridian. Photo by George LaBonte

The SeaHunter 28 Floridian Does it All

For the Mote family, the SeaHunter 28 Floridian is the perfect vessel for both angling and leisurely days at the sandbar
Awena, by Samara Ash. Photo courtesy City of Fort Pierce

Art Strut in Downtown Fort Pierce

Take a stroll around downtown Fort Pierce to view a series of new murals dedicated to the majestic peacock
Terra Fermata in Stuart. Photo by Eric Wickstrom

Guide to the Local Music Scene

From outdoor tiki bars to intimate indoor venues, here’s a guide to some of the best spots to catch a live show
B Boutique provides a cozy space for book lovers to convene and offers an array of gifts, home goods, and, of course, books. Photo courtesy of B Boutique

Book Lovers Welcome at B Boutique

B Boutique in Stuart offers a thoughtful selection of quality books and a place for bibliophiles to connect
Kallee Jackson wearing one of her own creations at Veterans Park in Port St. Lucie. Photo by Steven Martine

Kallee Jackson’s Passion for Fashion

An unexpected gift led the Port St. Lucie resident to a new career in fashion. Now her designs are cascading down runways from New York to Paris
Photo courtesy of Caden Wilson

Meet Local Firefighter Caden Wilson

Get to know the Port St. Lucie resident, his shoot for the world-famous Australian Firefighters Calendar Down Under, and more
The Castles’ spectacular light display in Palm City. Photo courtesy of Dave Castle

The Castle Family is Christmas Royalty

For the electric Castle Family, who won big on television's The Great Christmas Light Fight, holiday decorating is a way of life
Father and son out fishing on the finished boat. Photo by George LaBonte

Restored 20 SeaCraft is a Classic Beauty

A father and son spent years restoring an old SeaCraft to its former glory, with modern updates that make this classic model truly one of a kind