City’s reputation garners recognition

We all know Port St. Lucie is a great place to live. But if that’s not enough, the outside world keeps telling us, too.

Earlier this year, U.S. News and World Report named Port St. Lucie as the fifth best metropolitan place to retire in the country. And...

Accolades abound

COVID-19 may have shut down much of the economy across the country, but Port St. Lucie doesn’t seem to have noticed. It continues to reap honor after honor, continuing on its path to excellence. The collection added 15 new honors since spring. Kudos!

Newly opened Riverwalk section offers respite from hectic times

Find peace in these complex times on a just-completed stretch of the Riverwalk boardwalk above the North Fork of the St. Lucie River.

Pandemic precautions

As COVID-19 made its way through the region, both elected officials and healthcare centers took the necessary steps to ensure that not only their patients were safe, but their staffs and livelihoods as well.

Staff hiring issues delay opening of veterans nursing home

COVID-19 strikes again. This time it is causing a delay in opening the long-awaited Ardie R. Copas State Veterans Nursing Home in Tradition.

The 120-bed skilled nursing home for veterans was tentatively set to open in the spring. Then it was moved to summer. Now, officials are shooting for late fall, although ...

Laws for paws

Port St. Lucie has been described as business-friendly, even wallet-friendly. Did you know it’s also pet-friendly? In 2019 and 2020 the city was certified by Mars Petcare as one of its Better Cities for Pets because of amenities, shelter facilities, emergency help, disaster relief and other considerations.

On track

Swooping, soaring, dipping and roaring around curves, over hills and flying through the air — sound like something you’d love to do? Well, get ready because those are the sights and sounds of the new adventure park coming your way in Port St. Lucie.

Morgan Delgado


Growing up in West Virginia, Morgan Delgado was raised in the country and clearly remembers buying local goods in her hometown.

“There weren’t the big box stores that we have here in Port St. Lucie,” Delgado says. “We bought our meat from a local butcher, veggies, eggs and milk from local farmers, and other handmade goods from around town.”

Faland Jeanty


Residents at Port St. Lucie Rehabilitation and Healthcare, a skilled nursing facility, have enjoyed a social calendar that includes parties, cooking and crafts, games, animals, chair exercises and more. Faland Jeanty, the center’s activities director, has always based the wide variety of programs on the needs of those under her care.

“We have dementia, end-of-life care and therapy patients,” she explains. “We want to put smiles on their faces.”

Wendy Cozine


Tiger Beat teen magazine. Easterseals. The Palm Beach Post. Bat mitzvah. Fort Pierce Police. Community theater. England. Jan’s Place. New Jersey. A SoHo penthouse. Volunteering. The ukulele. Brooklyn. India. Japan. Special Olympics. Use Your Words writing group.

Our town

Enjoy Mother Nature at one of the city's many nature parks.

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