"It [went from] Biker City in the '70s to an art mecca in the '80s to a restaurant haven. ... It's kind of a funky, kitschy town. It's an eclectic mix." —Stephen Ross
"We really felt this is what Old Florida is all about. ... With all the Spanish moss hanging from the trees and the brick-lined streets. ... it was very Mayberry to us. [The Rosses are from the D.C. metro area] ... It was a little bit more bohemian a couple of years ago. We're getting a lot more people from out of state. It's a very gay-friendly community. ... It remains very artsy. —Annette Vedsegaard-Ross. The Rosses are co-owners of Hula Hula on Beach Boulevard.