This family-friendly beach community has blossomed in recent years and remains busy during the spring and summer. The municipal Seawalk Pavilion hosts outdoor movies, concerts, and festivals, and the 2-acre Oceanfront Park (1st Street South, between 5th Avenue South and 6th Avenue South) has a small playground, volleyball court, and picnic areas. The popular fishing pier was seriously damaged in Hurricane Matthew in 2016, and is closed indefinitely. The historic Casa Marina Hotel, which opened its doors here in 1925, has a popular Sunday brunch.
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