Living Outdoors in Brevard

Local Residents Share How They Enjoy the Outdoors
Welcome to LIVING outdoors! We thought we’d share with you a few people who take full advantage of what Brevard offers outdoors. Some are athletes, some just enjoy the good life outside, but all represent some activity you can likely try, even if you don’t become an expert […]

Top 5 Ways to Welcome Spring to Your Home

By Mallorie Ann Ingram
Spring is here and so is your ever-growing to-do list of outdoor projects. From a garden refresh to the looming garage revamp still lingering from last spring’s list, to a quick spritz of stucco cleaning, it’s safe to say this outdoor project list adds quite a bit to your Saturday cleaning ritual.  […]

Big Screen Inspiration For Your Home

by Meaghan Branham
As awards season winds down with the Academy Awards, so does my annual mad rush to watch as many of the year’s critically-acclaimed movies as humanly possible. It’s a process I’ve gone through every year since I was about 12 (and not actually allowed to watch most of the nominees); an attempt to […]

The Better a Product Smells

By Judy Piersall 
I came of age in the days when sunbathing was the norm. We would go to the roof of our three-story sorority house, getting as close to the sun as we could, and lay on silver reflective blankets. If we didn’t have baby oil, Crisco would do. Could we have been more stupid? […]

Community | Viera Charter School Book Signing

By Mallorie Ann Ingram | Photography by B. Shelton Witmer
What do writing, math and literary talent all have in common? They each spell out the name Taryn Souders, and students at Viera Charter School were able to hear firsthand from this author during book club one February day.
This author’s unique journey makes her stand out, […]

Favored Floors: What’s Hot and What Homeowners Want | Great Southeast Flooring America

The right floor choice can really tie your room décor together, open up an otherwise small space or create a sense of coziness in large room. It can provide a feeling of luxury or comfort. But what’s the right choice?
Nelson Green is a longtime businessman in Brevard County whose family has been providing flooring options […]

Blinds Of All Kinds Shares Advantages of Getting a Consultation

Imagine trying to navigate the streets of a foreign country without a map, or starting a new job without any training at all. Sure, eventually you just might get the hang of it, but only after a lot of time, effort, stress and costly mistakes. Everyone needs a little guidance when trying something new, and […]

Brevard Public Schools | Teachers of the Year

2017-18 Tom Bishop Award | Brandon Jenkins
Director of Bands Brandon T. Jenkins has been at Heritage High in Palm Bay during his five years with BPS. Since Jenkins assumed leadership of the band program, it has more than quadrupled in size with approximately 130 current members. Jenkins received the 2017-18 Tom Bishop Award from the Florida […]

Business Spotlight | BSS Exteriors

The company was founded in 1985 by Colleen and Edward Barneman. With Colleen’s background in accounting, and Edward’s hard work ethic and business leadership, the company enjoyed many successes throughout the 80s and 90s working with some of the biggest and best builders in the area. In the early 2000s, the direction of the company […]

A Unique Approach to Custom Home Building | Joyal Homes

By Mallorie Ann Ingram
How far would you go to have a home-building process like no other? If you’re in the Space Coast area, this experience  is right around the corner. Joyal Homes’ team of dedicated and talented individuals are focused on making this stage of life an exciting one. After all, choosing a builder can […]

Crane Creek Landings by MAI Design Build

MAI Design Build has been the architectural design build team of choice in Brevard County since 1985. More than 30 years ago, Dave Menzel began building a reputation of excellence by delivering quality design services along with in-house engineering, space planning and interior design. MAI’s team of industry professionals guide their clients seamlessly and expertly […]

Healthcare Professional Spotlight

Dr Hai H. Kenney
With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Hai H. Kenney has established himself as an experienced professional in his field. After receiving his B.A. in Biology from the University of Delaware, he received his D.O. at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then went on to complete his diagnostic radiology […]

Sleep is Good For the Heart

By Parrish Medical Center Sleep Disorders Center Manager and Brevard A.W.A.K.E. Coordinator Kristina Weaver, RPSGT
Unlike what many people think, sleep apnea is not just a sleep problem. Sleep apnea is failure to breathe properly during sleep. This means vital organs don’t get the oxygen they need. It is a serious problem, especially for the heart. […]

Options in Sight

Brevard Eye 
Throughout our lives, our world and experiences are captured through vision. As time goes on, however, the lens in which we see the world may become impaired. At Brevard Eye Center, there is a dedicated and experienced staff ready to repair vision problems afflicting patients, as well as maintain proper eye health.
By utilizing various […]

SANZ Products

Rehydrate, Reinvigorate and Refresh the Skin You are In.
By Steven Hicks
We have seen interest in the advertisements from SANZ in SpaceCoast Living over the past few months, and thought we would introduce them to our readers. According to President Lisa Nicarry, “SANZ specializes in simplicity.” Nicarry added, “We know that life gets messy, and we […]

Stem Cell Research and Treatment

Next Generation Stem Cell Clinic 
By Steven Hicks 
This is an interesting circumstance. We’ll often interview a doctor for SpaceCoast Living HEALTH and then work to keep the content relative and quick to read. I originally had thought that my interview with Dr. Jasen Kobobel would be to discuss his clinic, but as I found out, and […]

Health News

Pamela Tronetti, DO, AGSF, elected to serve as Parrish Medical staff president.
First woman and doctor of Osteopathic Medicine to be elected medical
staff president.
Members of the Parrish Medical Center medical staff have elected Pamela Tronetti, DO, AGSF, as president of the hospital’s medical staff, making her the first woman and first doctor of osteopathic medicine to […]

Lifestyle: The Perfect Arrangement

By: Meaghan Branham
This time of year, you are more likely than ever to see bouquets of flowers anywhere and everywhere you look. It comes as no surprise that Valentine’s Day continues to hold the number one spot when it comes to flower sales and deliveries, with over 224 million roses produced in the U.S. for […]

One Last Question

Like any group of workmates, as we’ve grown to know each other better, we’ve also gotten to know the relationships we all have outside of the office. Some of us are in our twenties and some are approaching sixty. We have some long-standing marriages, a few who are relative newlyweds, and single people […]

The Art of the Date

Jenna Green, a stylist at Bangz Salon in Melbourne and her husband Zach, owner of Great Southeast Flooring America
Jenna Green tells us, “My best friend’s dad and Zach’s stepfather were best friends from high school. Years later, I was roommates with Zach’s cousin, Ellen. So, I’ve always known him off and on. He even worked […]