The wonderful writer Mark Lane’s equally wonderful book Legendary Locals is on sale this week. With the 50% savings, it’s a real bargain for only $10.99. It’s a great book to flip through and quickly learn about who made Daytona Beach what it is today. And yes, our Town Dog Brownie is included in the book!… Continue reading Books: Brownie is in Legendary Locals! 50% off now through June 7, 2018
The date is set for Brownie the Town Dog of Daytona Beach’s new statue and memorial ribbon cutting ceremony. On May 30th at 6 pm, fans of Brownie, Florida’s most historic dog, will gather in Riverfront Park in downtown Daytona Beach to celebrate Brownie and to enjoy cake, dog treats and a doggie parade. The… Continue reading May 30 at 6pm: Ribbon-cutting for Brownie’s NEW statue and memorial
The Brownie Statue in Riverfront Park in Downtown Daytona Beach is now complete. The plaza where benches will be installed is also fully in place and grass has been removed for landscaping, plaques, lighting and irrigation. Photos are being posted daily on Brownie’s Facebook page.
The City of Daytona Beach broke ground today on the new Brownie the Town Dog Grave and Memorial. I got to see the molds and lettering for the statue base and the square pavers that will be used for the paved portions of the memorial. All is looking great and the city workers were all… Continue reading City Breaks Ground on New Brownie Memorial!
I got word yesterday that the City of Daytona Beach is moving along on the Brownie Memorial. Metal letters are being ordered this week to spell out Brownie’s name on the base of the statue. I’m not sure if it will say Brownie the Town Dog or simply Brownie. Hopefully, the letters will be a… Continue reading More news about the Brownie Memorial!
Brownie the Town Dog’s grave is a popular geocaching spot. On geochaching.com people often check in to Brownie the Town Dog’s grave to give the answer to the clue that they are given. I won’t reveal it here. Here is the description of from the geocach page that has been around since 2003. We all… Continue reading Brownie the Town Dog’s grave is a big geocaching spot
I just got word that the Brownie the Town Dog statue has arrived in Daytona Beach. I have not seen it. But now that it’s here, we should be getting word very soon as to when the City will break ground on Brownie’s Memorial. The picture below is of the statue before it was put… Continue reading The Brownie statue has arrived in Daytona Beach
When Alvin and I were toying with opening a dog boutique on Beach Street, the working name for the shop was going to be “Comfort Daytona” or “The Dog Crate”. Then I happened to read Jane Davis’ article in the News-Journal on Brownie. I immediately visited the Brownie grave and decided that the shop’s name… Continue reading May 3, 2016: Bring Back Brownie appears in Daytona Beach News-Journal
This video by the awesome local Youtuber ChadGallavanter tells the story of Brownie, the Town Dog of Daytona Beach. Chad interviews Eddie James, owner of Brownie’s Dog Boutique and Warren Trager, who knew Brownie. The video was part of the first annual Daytona Beach Dog Film Festival.
Brownie the Town Dog’s grave is decorated for the holidays.