Author: Plythe

Plythe Freedman holds a MA in Youth Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary. She is a mother of two. Her passion for small businesses and her community has been displayed through her many hours of volunteering and meeting with city officials to assist in promoting Fort Pierce. She is also a former board member of Grace Way Village, a non profit organization that helps clothe and feed disadvantaged children. She is a former member of the Chamber of Commerce and a former Royal Palms member. She served on the RDC advisory board at Suncoast Mental Health Center. And She was appointed by a City Commissioner to serve on the CRA Advisory Committee as the chair. She worked with Frontline For Kids as their public relations specialist and had her own column in the Lincoln Park Main Street Showcase. Plythe's goal is to promote Fort Pierce as a destination for families to visit, live, work and play.

Downtown Fort Pierce Art Walk is exploding! Let’s get crazy together every 3rd Friday and have a blast from 5 to 8 PM. Artists will line up the historic streets, and musicians and magicians will further entice you to visit art galleries, including GALLERIES Orange Building• Lisa Jill Allison• Michael Nemschick Gallery• Michael Feehan Gallery• Alliance GalleryFeatured Artist:Fhotoscapes Mobil GalleryBruce Bernstein on SaxMr. MendinoGalleriaFeaturing Diane FaymondJackie SchindehetteWhirled Inc. Gallery -Performing Art2nd Street Art GalleryColleen BechtChris GunkelIntuitive Art StudioSeriously Mixed Media to corral authentic masterpieces from St. Lucie’s extraordinary talents Participating businesses will offer special discounts that night with a receipt…

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One of the oldest still active townships in Florida, Fort Pierce is infamous for the sunken Spanish treasure fleet that gave the east coast its name: Treasure Coast. But while Fort Pierce, also known as the Sunrise City, is known for its seaside history- and the tantalizing promise of treasures that remain underwater there- this bustling east coast Florida hub offers other gems as well. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to upend our typical ways of living and working, the 41,000 residents of this century-old town have got the insider scoop. From supporting each other’s local businesses to finding the bright side during trying…

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The Florida Cracker Trail Association Event Description: Whips will be cracking and horses will be prancing as the Florida Cracker Trail Riders, nearly 170 strong not including horses, mules and wagons, will parade on horseback through downtown Ft. Pierce on Saturday, February 20th at approximately 10:30 a.m.. The parade celebrates the end of the 120 mile trail ride commemorating Florida’s settlers and their rugged cattle raising heritage. The parade begins on the corner of North Indian River Drive and Seaway Drive and travels south to the Traffic Circle, meanders through the Farmer’s Market and commences at Cobb’s Landing by the traffic…

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Dyer Chevrolet Fort Pierce is your hometown certified dealer serving the surrounding area. Customer satisfaction and community involvement is the Dyer Chevrolet mission. Their trained professional team of technicians are available for repairs and maintenance to keep vehicles running sufficiently. Experience the Dyer difference. Call today for more information. 772-461-4800 4200 S US HWY 1 Click the coin to visit the Dyer Chevrolet website:

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Recently, I was invited to a ranch out west of town by a local pioneer family who asked to remain anonymous. It was an honor to be a guest and receive a private tour along with some history. I learned that the cattlemen in the area have their own culture and guidelines that has been past down to each generation. A cattlemen’s job is not easy and requires hard work and long days. But, to these modern day cowboys, it’s a way of life they love. Their children grow up watching and experiencing this cattle country way of life and…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created panic for some and a positive outlook for others. While we are at home and have quarantined ourselves, there are those that look at this pandemic as an opportunity to use their innovation. It’s time to create and reinvent ourselves to become self sustaining for our food supply. Recently, a neighbor reminded me of a quote by Alfred Henry Lewis in 1906 that states, “There are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy”, published March 1906 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine.  Our present situation with the pandemic has presented us with challenges we thought we would never…

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As I scrolled through my social media feeds this past week, I noticed 2 “celebrity” friends who posted about being tested for the Corona Virus. First, I saw an Instagram post from Tiffany Ashton, a singer/ songwriter who I interviewed on my, “What’s Your Story?” show in 2016. I met Tiffany in the summer of 2014 at a local establishment where she was singing. Tiffany lives in North Carolina and Tennessee. But, in the summer she stays on North Hutchinson Island. Her recent Instagram was alarming and although, her test came back a false negative, she wrote about how horrible…

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Plythe Freedman of Treasures of Fort Pierce interviewed Joanne from Nutrition World and she gave some suggestions for boosting our immune systems as well as simple tips for staying healthy. Joanne’s nutrition World offers immune boosting supplements, Sunlight therapy, nutritional supplements and more. Her contact information is 772-464-3598. 101 N US 1 in Fort Pierce, Florida You can find her information on our Leisure Tab/shopping or you can buy online( Free shipping for orders over $30.00) by clicking this link: https://joannesnutritionworld.com https://youtu.be/EqFH6cJ5_Pg

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Who would have thought that fashionable yet functional masks would be at the top of the list for health care providers? Well, MOCHACHINO fashion is at the for front of PAYING IT FORWARD in his own style and own way! I’ve known Sabre MOCHACHINO or 8 years and he has created many of my dresses, a few custom handbags and the Treasures of Fort Pierce logo/website. His creativity doesn’t stop at clothing and hand bags. Sabre also has a musical talent too. His passion for fashion started many years ago and he has always been mindful of giving back the…

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I saw this post on social media and it caught my eye because we are all struggling at this time to make sense of the bizarre events in this present COVID-19 pandemic. All of our lives have been turned upside down. But, in the midst of this tragedy, there are people who can make lemonade out of lemons. Staying positive and being kind is essential. This is a feel good story and a reminder of being grateful at all times. Dennis DeVivo is a Fort Pierce resident and is currently living his dream retired and building a dream home on…

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