Hangin’ with the Guys

 Article Rebecca West | Photography Darin Back  There are a lot of great things to do in Cocoa Beach. If you're kicking around some ideas with your pals for shaking up your old routine, then turn it right on its ear with these three Cocoa Beach hot spots for fun, excitement and adventure and keep your man card intact in…

Jeff Kidd & His Daughters, Ashley and Jenna

 Article and Photography  Ashley's favorite item: Supergoop Invincible Setting Powder  Sephora.com, $30

Hitting the Waves with Patrick Nickerson

 Article Rebecca West | Photography Darin Back  Surfing in itself is an all-over body workout, but to keep limber and properly stretched there are a number of easy workouts surfers can do before hitting the waves. They often include some form of yoga for its focus on breathing, core strength, balance and the ability to center oneself—all of which, not…

Benefit from Your Birthdays

 Article and Photography    Not all birthdays are about a driver’s license, getting to vote or toasting with a glass of wine. Some are important to your comfort in retirement too. No matter who you are, the years leading up to and during retirement contain a number of key financial planning opportunities worth capitalizing on. You and your spouse may…

June 2018 Around Town

Stephen C. Houser Joins FSI Financial Advisor Council Local financial advisor Stephen C. Houser, certified public accountant, certified financial planner, of Houser Financial Group has joined the Financial Advisor Council of the Financial Services Institute in Washington, D.C. FSI advocates for Main Street Americans’ access to objective, affordable financial advice, delivered by a growing network … Continued

Dear Gents

We told you your time would come, didn’t we, guys? Since the May issue was all about the ladies, we thought it was only fair the June issue of Cocoa Beach Lifestyle be dedicated to the gents of our community.   While we will celebrate the dads in our lives on Father’s Day, June 17, … Continued

Flavour Kitchen & Wine Bar

Flavour Kitchen & Wine Bar has become one of the hottest new restaurants in the area. With a great selection of beer, wine and sangrias, and food selections by renowned chef Jason Bunin, Flavour Kitchen & Wine Bar is the place to go for great food and wine! Photography by Andrea Rose Photography.

Dude Food

Whether You’re Cooking for One or Cooking for Many, These Easy Dishes are Sure to Impress Anyone Gathered at Your Kitchen Table Article Nicolette Martin FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH WITH JALAPEÑO SLAW   INGREDIENTS (SANDWICH) 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Cayenne pepper, to taste Boneless, skinless chicken breasts Vegetable … Continued

Male Movers & Shakers

 Article Rebecca West | Photography Darin Back  Jeff Kidd, Owner of J&J Carpet One Floor & Home  Growing up locally, Jeff Kidd can still remember South Courtenay Parkway as a dirt road. After finishing high school, he began his career as an installer with the goal of one day becoming a store owner in the community he grew up in.