Fort Pierce 2018 ONLINE EDITION

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Granny’s Kitchen owner Hassie Russ and her husband, Charles
Next chapter for Granny’s Kitchen

One of the joys of running a magazine company has been the opportunity to get to know many of the people we feature in our stories and to follow them throughout the years.

Fort Pierce City Marina
Nightlife brings traffic to downtown

Nightlife on the streets of downtown Fort Pierce is on the uptick, nudged up by the move of Sailfish Brewery to the former J.C. Penney building at Avenue A and North Second Street.

Marcus Dixon, left, director of the Multicultural Resource Center, works with church historians, Len McClenny, right, and, in back row from left, Joan McClenny, interim Pastor Jeff Brinkman and Kathy Kruger
Church reaches out to neighbors

For more than a century, First United Methodist Church of Fort Pierce has withstood the test of time in its mission to carry out the teachings of Christ.

Treasure Coast History Festival
Digging the city’s beginnings

About a mile south of Downtown Fort Pierce, the Old Fort Park on South Indian River Drive sits peacefully while offering volumes of fascinating revelations of the city’s past.

The Easy People Band
Band keeps Stewart’s music alive

When The Vibrations was searching for a new name it only had to look to the lyrics of Easy People written by Fort Pierce singer Gary Stewart and songwriting partner Billy Eldridge.

ballerinas stretch
Giving students lots of moxie

If you catch a glimpse of young girls in pink tights dancing along Orange Avenue, don’t think they are lost.

baby back ribs
More than 50 years of serving barbecue

Some say it’s the special sauce, others argue it is the fire-grilled taste of the meat, and for others still it is the sweet, sweet taste of the tea.

Tom Baumker

Soldier, sheriff’s deputy, firefighter, forest ranger are just a few of Tom Baumker’s occupations during his 76 years in Fort Pierce.

AJ Ghent

AJ Ghent is a third generation steel guitar player who grew up with the creators of “Sacred Steel” as family.

Robert Navarro

The beautification of historical downtown Fort Pierce is evident not only in what is seen in new businesses moving in but also through intangibles and nuances that are felt like the light of a morning sunrise.


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