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Safe Hospitals Save Lives

Eliminating Preventable Medical Errors May Save Your Loved Ones – Parrish Medical Center
A Boeing-747 crashes in the U.S.; all 550 passengers and crew members perish. The news media breaks into regular programming to announce the fatal accident. Alerts beep on cell phones and online headlines are updated with breaking reports. Now imagine, the same thing […]

Brevard EATZ | Food

By Ryan Randall

Along North Wickham Road, near Baytree Drive and the corporate offices of Space Coast Credit Union, stands a restaurant that is a weekly staple for many local residents. With signature salads providing healthier options for patrons and specialty sandwiches unlike any others in the area, EATz provides a unique take on the food […]

Philadelphia | Travel

By Kathryn Varnes

Philadelphia really is the “City of Brotherly Love.”  On a recent visit, I was struck by the genuine friendliness of the people, Uber drivers, hotel employees, historic area workers and people on the street. My husband even witnessed citizens dash into the road and in front of oncoming traffic to shield a Yorkie that, […]

A Perfect Mix | El Leoncito Mexican and Cuban Restaurant

by Steven Hicks

Michael Sanchez’s family started their restaurant life in Southern California; one in Culver City, then Whittier, La Habra and Brea. Eventually, his father decided to sell the restaurants and move to Florida to escape to the tropical weather. His wife (Michael’s mother) is Mexican, so Florida was more the father’s climate. “We ended […]

A Better Version of Ourselves

By Denise Piercy

Let’s face it; we all want to be a better version of ourselves. We make ourselves promises to do better tomorrow. 

“Tomorrow, I’m going to eat better.” 

“Tomorrow I’m going to exercise.” 

“Tomorrow, I’m going to be nicer to people and more patient.”  

Haven’t we all thought these things? I know I do. I think it […]

Painting with a Twist | Inspiration

Last month, I asked everyone a simple question, “What will inspire you in 2018?” For me, it was a breezy afternoon remembering to the days of gardening with my mom, which then sparked the interest to start my own potted-plant canvas outside. By the way, those plants are still alive, kicking and gaining height, which […]

The Secret to Your Best Self

There is one mantra that Dr. Saluja and Dr. Novo truly believe and live by at Dermatology + Plastic Surgery, which is “for your best self.” The synergy of their fields has blended seamlessly in their practice focusing on head to toe anti-aging and skin cancer detection and treatment.  As the number one skin injector […]

Community Pride | Great Southeast Flooring America

Great Southeast Flooring America’s Nelson Green opens heart and wallet to the Space Coast

When a business thrives, the owner often feels a profound sense of gratitude toward the surrounding community whose patronage they have earned. That feeling can create a charitable impulse; a desire to support the community’s various foundations and efforts. Nelson Green is one […]

Modern Moms

By Mallorie Ann Ingram

To say the evolution of moms over time has changed a bit in society would be the understatement of the year. We all remember back to some of our favorite moms on classic sitcoms, such as June Cleaver, Carol Brady and Samantha Stephens. These influential women not only showed the world what […]

The Koala Times

From Mascot to Movement

At the 11th annual Autism & All Special Needs Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2017, Brett Rubin of Koala Roofing arrived with two seven-foot koalas in tow. When Rubin first began his roofing company in Ohio, he could not have expected this is where he would end up. Even with his passion […]

3 Easy Tips to Eliminate Mental Health Drain

By Jessica Kane

Staying active, eating right and taking care of your physical health is crucial to having a good quality of life. Don’t forget about your mental health. It’s just as important staying healthy on the inside too. One of today’s hot topics is taking a holistic approach to coping and feeling better. We spend […]

From the Editor | May 2018

Hi everyone!

As we kick off a month dedicated to celebrating moms across the area, I can’t help but feel sentimental as I look back on past memories with my wonderful mom. In my opinion, Mother’s Day shouldn’t be just a day. It should be a year-round act of honoring some great women. Growing up, I […]


By Ryan Randall

Throughout the year, it’s important to stay hydrated in the Florida heat, but it’s even more pertinent to do so in the summer months, when it’s the hottest time of the year. Dehydration can result in symptoms as simple as overheating to those more dangerous, like kidney stones. With temperatures averaging 92 degrees […]

One Last Question

SpaceCoast Living sat down with one of our very own beloved moms, Judy Piersall, for some insight on how she’s built a happy home and made it work over the years. 

SCL: Tell me a little bit about your children. 

Judy: Kali is 30, lives in Birmingham, Alabama and is a wedding videographer. She’s engaged and will […]

Stroke Patient | Shining Example of Importance of Seeking Help Immediately

Quick thinking, cutting-edge care at Health First Spares Theater Owner

Jessica Kurrus was sitting at her mom’s computer when she heard a horrifying, unrecognizable sound.  “It wasn’t like anything I’d ever heard before,” the 23-year-old flight attendant recalled of the morning of September 28, 2017. “It was a low rumbling. It almost sounded not human.” Kurrus […]

Prestigious Compassionate Doctor Award Presented to Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Clevens is among the few doctors nationwide to receive the prestigious Compassionate Doctor Award presented annually by Vitals. Winners are selected based on reviews from actual patients and other quality metrics.

“This great honor is particularly special to me because it’s based on the experience our own patients have at […]

Bringing the Outside In | Lifestyle

by Meaghan Branham

As May begins, I think it’s safe to say that we are finally out of the woods when it comes to those early spring bursts of cold weather, and officially in the season of barbecues, bonfires and beach trips. While we all may be preparing ourselves for the heatwaves just around the corner, […]

Marriage Counseling | How To Make The Most Of It

By  Judy Schrader, LMHC

I recently saw a couple, who I’ll call Bob and Jane, came for marriage counseling. They were already planning their separation. Bob was unsure he wanted to stay married, he was having an affair that he was reluctant to end. Jane however, although very hurt, wanted to salvage the marriage and had convinced […]

Hundreds to Participate in American Cancer Society Relay For Life of South Brevard on May 5 – May 6, 2018 at West Shore Jr/Sr High School to Help Attack Cancer From Every Angle

WHAT: Participants unite for the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of South Brevard to celebrate people who have been touched by cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising event to save lives from cancer.

Funds raised help the […]

Schools.com Cites EFSC as Among Top Florida Colleges

BREVARD COUNTY, FL – Eastern Florida State College has again been named among the top community colleges in Florida, this time in a study by Schools.com that cited its affordability and high graduation rates.

EFSC ranked second among the 28 members of the Florida College System for what Schools.com called “its commitment to affordability and enrichment […]