Grind & Grape NYE Confetti Blocks Drains in Vero Beach

Vero Beach city workers clear drains clogged with confetti by Grind & Grape.
Vero Beach city workers clear drains clogged with confetti by Grind & Grape.

Last week, we reported that residents and business owners in Vero Beach were asking Grind & Grape to clean up the confetti they left in the streets from their New Year’s Eve party.

On Monday, a crew from the City of Vero Beach came out and had to unclog the storm drains near Grind & Grape.

“The city has come out four times already today sucking the storm drain on the corner. Each time it has been confetti,” a local business owner told Sebastian Daily.

Several people complained to the establishment on their Facebook page about the confetti, but so far they have not replied.

A patron reported that they shot off the confetti and filled the establishment and public street on January 1st.

“Be responsible and clean the mess up properly,” Susan McGuigan said.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.