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A Taste of Daytona Beach, Florida

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT DAYTONA BEACH?

  1. Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, USA. According to 2008 U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the city has a population of 64,211.

  2. During motorcycle events (Bike Week and Biketoberfest), several hundred thousand bikers from all over the world visit the greater Daytona Beach area. While the city is often associated with spring break, the efforts of the local government to discourage rowdiness, combined with the rise of other spring break destinations, have nearly ended Daytona's former preeminence as a spring break destination.

  3. The Daytona Times - Black Newspaper covering Daytona Beach.

  4. Daytona BeachA major part of the Daytona Beach area economy is involved in the tourist industry. Over 8 million visitors came to the Daytona Beach area in 2004. The area's economy includes other industries besides tourism, such as manufacturing. Daytona Beach has industrial sites within an enterprise zone and sites within a foreign trade zone adjacent to Daytona Beach International Airport. Prime Interstate 4 and Interstate 95 sites are available with access to road, air, rail and water transportation.

  5. Daytona Beach has a humid subtropical climate, typical of the southeastern United States. Summers are hot and humid with highs usually in the 90s and a heat index often exceeding 100 degrees. Thunderstorms are frequent in summer afternoons and the hot, humid weather can last right through the fall months. Winters are dry and mild, marked by a constant series of cold fronts and warm-ups.

Radio Stations

WCFB 94.5 FM Daytona Beach, FL Urban Contemporary
WRWS 99.1 FM Bethune-Cookman College Urban Contemporary
WJHM 101.9 FM Daytona Beach, FL Urban Contemporary
WVYB, 103.3 FM, Daytona Beach & Holly Hill, Top 40 "1033 The Vyb"

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Demographics of Daytona Beach, Florida

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

62.33%

32.75%

0.32%

1.73%

3.48%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Daytona Beach, Florida

     
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Businesses in Daytona Beach, Florida


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Attitudes Hair & Nails Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  Black hair care: weaves, sew-ins, relaxers, eye brow and eye lash services available.  - 568 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd. Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3183 (386) 226-3040 / (954) 882-3984   - (visit website)

  2. Charmed Hair Wit Beauty -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  Natural flowey rasiant hair!!!!   - 108 Bay St . Daytona Beach, FL (386) 275-3696

  3. CLD Hair and Beauty Supply -  Category: Beauty Supply -   521 Heineman St. Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386) 257-7838

  4. Sage & Soul Beautyworld -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  807 Doctor Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard - Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386) 252-6000

  5. Str8 Like Dhat Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  Hello, my name is Chaka and I specialize in braid sew-ins, quick weaves and much much more! What ever you wish to achieve, Chaka can weave!  346 S. Dr.Martin L King Blvd - Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386) 262-0391

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

  1. Daytona Beach's Black Heritage Trail -  Category: Culture -  A compilation and its accompanying 28-page publication inspired by Daytona Beach native and first African-American mayor Yvonne Scarlett-Golden (1926-2006).

  2. Juanita Yeager, Independent Curator -  Category: Art -   698 W. International Speedway Blvd. Daytona Beach, Florida (321) 972-2459  - (visit website)

  3. Mary McLeod Bethune Fine Arts Center -  Category: Memorial Gallery -   640 Dr. Mary McLeod Buthune Boulevard, Daytona Beach, Florida (386) 481-2700

  4. Mary McLeod Bethune Home and Gravesite, Daytona Beach -  Category: Historic Landmark -   640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL (386) 255-1401

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Bethune Cookman College -  Category: Historically Black College -   640 Dr Mary Mcleod Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099 (386) 481-2000   - (visit website)

  2. Daytona Times Inc -  Category: African American Newspaper -   429 South Drive ML King Blvd, Post Office Box 1110, Daytona Beach, FL, 32015 (904) 253-0321

  3. Voice of the Wildcats -  Category: African American Newspaper -   Bethune-Cookman College, 640 Second Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL, 32015 (904) 255-1401

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Double D Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   724 Dr Mary Mcleod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386) 257-5288

  2. Pete's Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Buffets -   840 Drive Mary Mcleod Bethune Blvd. - Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3069

  3. Sherry's Kitchen and Buffet -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Buffets -   1500 S Atlantic Ave Daytona Beach, FL 32118 (386) 252-2349

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Mary Mcleod Bethune was a distinguished educator and civil rights leader best know for starting a school for black student in daytona beach florida that eventually became bethune - Cookman University.

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black/african american special events

Black Owned Catering Companies in Daytona Beach

G&S Tours is seeking information regarding Black Owned Catering Businesses for a Tailgate Event scheduled for the third weekend in September, 2016 in Daytona Beach.

Please call Robbie Jackman at 615-424-1884 or email at rjackman1942@att.net as soon as possible.

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CHURCHES



  1. Greater Friendship Baptist Church -  539 George W. Engram Blvd - Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386) 252-0322

  2. Mt Bethel Institutional Baptist Church -  700 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-5299 (386) 255-6922

  3. Mt Zion Ame Church -  449 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4856 (386) 252-2412

  4. New Mt Zion Baptist Church -  4515 Dr Mary Mcleod Bethune Bl, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3150 (386) 253-5697

  5. Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church -  300 N Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Daytona Beach, FL (386) 255-7222

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Bonkerz Comedy Club -  Category: Entertainment -   2500 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-3204 (386) 672-0990

  2. Flavors Comedy Club -  Category: Entertainment -   1035 Mason Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32117-4611 (386) 267-3528

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Daytona Black Bike Week
    (March)   Every Spring ( Feb-March )   - (visit website)

    Over 500,000 bikers travel to Daytona Beach, Florida for fun, food, festivities and more.


  2. Daytona Blues Festival
    (October)     - (visit website)

    The festival is held at the historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach. The festival features nationally known artists, up and coming blues artists, and draws blues lovers from all over the US, Canada, and Europe.


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