Our First Year In Review

Issue #1, August 2021
Cover Story: Palm Coast Today And Tomorrow. We looked at where we were at the time and also took a look at what the future could potentially bring for Palm Coast.
Features: Recreation in the City; Carrabbas restaurant review; Dancing In Elite Style; Blues Comes To The Village; Art Column: The Turtle Trail and local art installations starting up after Covid.
Advertisers: Arctic Breeze, Hungry Howie’s, Better Homes And Gardens Real Estate, Building Maintenance Services, Gotcha Covered, Autohaus Of Palm Coast, CJ’s Canine Obedience And People Training, Five Star Insurance Services, Cory’s Affordable Computers, Kelly Lay Cleaning, Sophia’s Massage, Farmer’s Insurance.
Issue #2, September 2021
Cover Story: Who Is This Man And How Is He Helping Our Kids. We interviewed Joe Rizzo, Executive Director of the Flagler County Education Foundation and learned about all of the great programs they have to help the county’s kids. Tragically, Joe passed away this past February but his wife Teresa has assumed his leadership role in the foundation.
News section: Local Woman Strives to Honor Veterans and Raise Awareness, Ocean Jewelry Hosts Grand on October 2, Flagler Schools Impact Fee Study Is Complete, Hospitality Industry Still Facing Worker Shortage.
Features: Personal Finance, The Art of Drinking Wine, Health & Wellness, Parks and Recreation In The City, Mamaling’s Takin’ It to The Streets Asian-Style, Table Talk, Entertainment: City Repertory Theater presents Lady Day, Flagler Playhouse presents Neil Simon’s Rumors. Arts In Flagler.
New Advertisers: In The Weeds Yard Maintenance, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Moonrise Brewing, Ocean Jewelry, AAG Reverse Mortgages, Village Pub & Deli, Flagler Auditorium.

Issue #3, October 2021
Cover Story: David Alfin: A Man With A Plan. We interviewed Mayor Alfin and printed some of the details of the Palm Coast master economic plan as it started to reach important milestones.
News section: Palm Coast Places Fifth in Overall City Government Awards 2021, Constitution Day Celebration Takes Place In Palm Coast, Marine Corps Birthday Coming Up Soon, City Council Considers New Development Projects
Features: Health & Wellness,
Wines, Restaurants: Green Lion Cafe Is More Than Par For The Course, Artist Profile: Art LaMay, Finances, Entertainment: City Repertory Theater presents Urinetown, comedy at the Hilton Garden Inn featuring JJ Walker.
New Advertisers: Sunsure Insurance, Evolve Beauty Institute, Curleytail Design, Palm Coast Delivery Service, Air & Surface Pro, Atlantic Benefit Consultants, Complete Wildlife Solutions, Elite Dance & Travel, Amplified Off-Road, Southern Girl Consignment & Decor, Beaver Home Services.

Issue #4, November 2021
Cover Story: We’re Back: The Flagler Auditorium Returns. We chronicled the backstage happenings at Flagler Auditorium including the people who make the shows there go as they celebrated their 30th anniversary and returned to a full slate of shows for the first time since the outbreak of Covid.
News section: Trustco Is Palm Coast’s Newest Bank, Small Business Program Launched By Chamber
Charity feature: Christmas Comes True Charity Helps Flagler Families In Need Every Year
Historical Society feature: The Origin Of Palm Coast and the Town’s First Golf Course
Columns: Health & Wellness, Finances, Arts profile: Hanneke Javons, Restaurants: Texas Roadhouse, Entertainment: Flagler Youth Orchestra concert, City Repertory Theater presents Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, Flagler Playhouse presents The World Goes Round.
New Advertisers: Phoenix Jewelry, Dr. Paint, Eagle Pest Solutions, Lora Fickett, Financial Coach, Trustco Bank, Lohman’s Funeral Home,

Issue #5, December 2021
Cover Story: Christmas Buyers Guide. We featured special offers and deals on Christmas gifts from local merchants.
News section: The Palm Coast Holiday Boat Parade Under a Full Moon, Norman Joins The Turtle Trail
Charity feature: Live Like Cameron Foundation
Historical Society feature: Holiday Activities In Palm Coast From Years Past
Columns: Personal Finances, Health & Wellness: Winter is for lovers by Erica Rivera, Restaurants: Moonrise Channels A Gastropub Vibe, Entertainment: Palm Coast Choral Arts Society presents The Sound Of Christmas, Limelight Theater in St. Augustine presents A Christmas Story, an adaptation of the successful holiday movie.
New Advertisers: The Item By Cornoldi, Eye-Style Optical, Pivotal Health Systems, Nail D’Amour.

Issue #6, January 2022
Cover Story: Special Section: Health & Wellness. We took a look at a dozen local businesses that provide a wide variety of health and wellness services.
News section: MetroNet Brining Fiber Optic Network To Palm Coast Soon, New Palm Coast Internet Provider In Over 120 U.S. Cities, Holiday Events In Palm Coast.
Charity feature: Emmanuel’s Closet Helps People Get Quality Clothing
Columns: Restaurants: Pizza Is The Star At Mezzaluna, Art Profile: Jan Jackson, Entertainment: Wait Until Dark at the City Repertory Theater, Mass Appeal at the Flagler Playhouse.
New Advertisers: All About Price, Paradise Grove Property Management, Preferred Bookkeeping Services, Palm Coast Duplicate Bridge Club

Issue #7
Cover Story: Valentine’s Day Special Section. We found all kinds of gifts and specials treats along with great presents for lovers.
News section: Flagler Access Center Is Now Flagler’s Only Mental Health Facility, Louis Is Now Turtle #16 On The Palm Coast Turtle Trail
Local People: Amelia Fulmer from the Flagler Auditorium
Charity feature: Flagler Humane Society
Historical Society feature: Some Of The Organizations That Helped Create Palm Coast
Columns: Health & Wellness: Carpal tunnel syndrome, Restaurants: Osteria Rustica’s Quality Doesn’t Match Their Prices, Entertainment: The Mountaintop at City Repertory Theater, Company at Flagler Playhouse, Flagler Auditorium attractions, Artist profile: Emma Fleischer.
New Advertisers: Dana Davis Realty, Imperial Tile, D & L Home Inspectors, Jeanine Volpe Realty.

Issue #8, March 2022
Cover Story: Homeowners Section: We featured a dozen local businesses that provide goods and services specifically for homeowners.
News section: Elite Airways Adds Flight From St. Augustine To Portland Maine, Grand Haven Croquet Club Wins Big At Sarasota Holiday Classic and Jone Invitational Tournaments, Deputy Sheriff Receives SAR Life Saving Medal, Reward Offered For The Return Of Quilty The Turtle, Local Happenings.
Charity feature: Hammock Thrift Store
Palm Coast People: Matt Klinkenborg
Historical Society feature: Rosewood The Subject Of Latest Historical Society Presentation
Columns: Health & Wellness: fasciitis problems, Restaurants: Fifth Element’s Indian Food Hits Close To The Mark, Entertainment: The Revolutionists at City Repertory Theater, Married To Broadway at the Flagler Auditorium, Osage County at the Limeliught Theater in St. Augustine, Art profile: Trish Vevera
New Advertisers: Killian’s Screens & Gutters, Alarmpro Security, Stressless Pressure Washing, Palm Coast Vacuum Center, Cut Up & Sew.

Issue #9, April 2022
Cover Story: 2022 Garden Club Preview: We featured the Palm Coast Garden Club’s annual flower and plant festival which took place at Flagler Palm Coast High School in April.
News section: FCSO Opens Registration for Spring Citizen’s Academy, John Fanelli Appointed to Vacant City Council Seat, Death Of Education Advocate Leaves Gaping Hole in Flagler County, Local Happenings.
Charity feature: Flagler Cares
Local People: Tom Gargiulo
Historical Society feature: Early Maps The Subject Of Latest Speaker Series
Columns: Health & Wellness: Can Massage Therapy Help You?, Restaurants: Sonny’s Barbecue Offers A Taste Of “Real” Barbecue, Entertainment: Waiting For Godot at City Repertory Theater, Proof at Flagler Playhouse, musical acts One Night In Memphis and Splish Splash at Flagler Auditorium, Art profile: Karen Ann Patton.
New Advertisers: Wayne’s Solar, Charcuterie Dreams, Online Marketing Excellence, Rapid 3D Scan, Palm Coast Songwriters Festival.

Issue #10, April 2022
Cover Story: Our Mother’s Day issue had an article about mother and son sculptors, Joan and Paul Balikar, who live and work in Palm Coast.
News section: Palm Coast State Of The City Event Took Place on April 21, Marine Detachment 876 Helps Local VA Nursing Home, Palm Coast Historical Society to Unveil Original Mural In Honor of Jon Netts, Local Happenings.
Charity feature: New Facility Allows Cat Facility to Expand Its Work
Local People: Muriel McCoy
Historical Society feature: Early Maps The Subject Of Latest Speaker Series Event
Columns: Health & Wellness: Imbalanced neck muscles and chronic pain, Flora & Fauna: Check out some of nature’s beauty in our own backyard, Garden of the Month: The Garden Club’s monthly selection, Homeowners Corner: How to help prevent pests from getting into your house, Restaurants: Red Crab’s Food Belies Chain Restaurant Status, Entertainment: Flagler Auditorium presents Singin’ In The Rain, Artist Profile: J.J. Graham.
New Advertisers: My Fifth Element, Relief Leaf, Nails By Ann, Flagler News Weekly.

Issue #11, June 2022
Cover Story: Hot Fun In The Summertime. We look at many of the summertime activities available here in Palm Coast and the surrounding area.
News section: Garden Club Ceremony of Remembrance On Arbor Day, Historical Society Ceremony Remembers Mayor John Netts, Five Questions For Mayor David Alfin, Local Happenings.
Charity feature: Mid-July Is Target Date For New Goodwill Store
Local People: Brittany Kershaw
Historical Society feature: Weeki Wachee City Of Mermaids The Subject Of Latest Speaker Series Event
Columns: Health & Wellness: Your golf game and your spine, Flora & Fauna: Check out some of nature’s beauty in our own backyard, Garden of the Month: The Garden Club’s monthly selection, Homeowners Corner: Tips on how to protect and maintain the exterior of your house, Parks & Recreation In The City, Restaurants: Fire In The Hole Offers Simple Basics Done Well, Entertainment: June’s Entertainment Options Provide Plenty Of Opportunities to Rock Out, Art Profile: Dave Bowers.
New Advertisers: Granite Repair, Etc., V&R Hardwood Flooring, Supreme Steamer, The Florida Mortgage Center, ELFA Media Partners.

Issue #12, July 2022
Cover Story: Who’s Minding The Store? Who does all of the work in City Hall (other than Mayor Alfin)? We show who does what to make the city work.
News section: FIND Helps Find Future Exhibit Of Flagler’s Waterways, Palm Coast Sheriff To Head Florida’s Deputy Sheriffs Association, New Fire Chief Selected For Palm Coast, Local Happenings.
Charity feature: Christmas Comes In July Too This Year, Local People: Jared Dawson,
Columns: Historical Society feature: Palm Coast Openings Over The Years, Health & Wellness: Taking care of your knees, Flora & Fauna: Check out some of nature’s beauty in our own backyard, Garden of the Month: Pictures from the Flagler County Orchid Society, Homeowners Corner: Tips on how to protect and maintain the exterior of your house, Parks & Recreation In The City, Restaurants: Kawa Sushi Serves Up Southeast Asia, Entertainment: More entertainment in July than just fireworks, the Daytona Bandshell presents tribute bands all summer, and Willy Wonka makes an appearance, Art Profile: Cheryl Kovacs.
New Advertisers: Exit Realty, Flagler Couinty Education Foundation, Off The Hook Mobile Oil Change, Christmas Comes True, Social Club Of Palm Coast, African-American Museum & Cultural Center.