The Rites of Spring in Daytona Beach It’s that time of year again. Yes, spring of course, but in sunny Daytona Beach, Florida, this time of year means Motorcycles—lots of them. Probably 500,000 or more. The low rumble of them can be felt not just in the air, but through the ground itself during this ten day event. Official dates this year are from March 6th through March 15th (2020) though many arrive earlier […]
Finishing New Jimmy Hula’s in Port Orange It wont be long before D.G. Meyer Inc., working with long time partner Hall Construction puts the final touches on the second Volusia County location of popular “surf shack” themed eatery Jimmy Hula’s in Port Orange. Located at 65 Dunlawton Boulevard on the northeast side of the bridge near DJ’s Deck, the new restaurant is scheduled to open soon. It will be the 16th Jimmy Hula’s in Florida.
How Do We Know Its Spring? Because the streets, the restaurants and bars, the beaches, and everywhere else are filled with visitors from other cities, states and countries. Because in March, the air begins to vibrate with the thunder of motorcycle engines, and in some areas traffic comes to a complete standstill. It is mid week now, and the official start of Bike Week is still a few days away. There is already a constant […]
Coming Soon—A Long, Hot Summer It’s been an extended, mostly cool spring season in Central Florida this year. Though the air conditioning may be running on these warm afternoons, it really hasn’t been called upon to work very hard just yet. You know it’s coming though. Another hot, steamy Florida summer. The season when you break into a sweat walking out to your car in the morning, the interlude that drives people into the air-conditioned […]
Race Cars and Motorcycles—Spring Breakers and Snowbirds It might be late winter in most of the country, but in Central Florida we can start calling it Spring from anytime in Mid-January through May. It is a changeable season here, and this year saw our coldest weather in years. But the cold never lingers for too long before sunny skies and balmy breezes herald the coming Spring. We had an early interval of very warm temperatures, […]