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    The Beaches Town Center: Where Neptune Beach Meets Atlantic Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | November 16, 2022

    Just north of Ponte Vedra Beach and Jacksonville Beach sits two quaint beach communities thriving in local hotspots featuring fantastic dining, entertainment, shopping and of course, some of the prettiest ocean frontage to grace the First Coast. The Beaches Town Center is not just a landmark to the locals looking for good food but vacationers... Read More

    Day Trip from the Beach: Zip Lining in Ocala

    By Jennifer Heller | November 11, 2022

    A Day Trip to Zip the Canyons in Ocala, Florida With the cooler temperatures finally upon us, it’s the perfect time to plan a fun day trip to just about anywhere. If you’re the adventurous type like me, you should try Zip the Canyons in Ocala, the only true canopy tour in all of Florida.... Read More

    Ponte Vedra Focus Blog Scholarship Celebrates 5th Anniversary

    By Jennifer Heller | November 8, 2022

    It’s hard to believe this is the 5th year of the Ponte Vedra Focus Blog Scholarship! It’s been amazing to be able to help our local students achieve great things when leaving high school and this year will be no different. The annual Blog Scholarship is sponsored by The Volen Group at Keller Williams Luxury... Read More

    Girlpower NFL Flag Football: Where are They Now?

    By Jennifer Heller | November 4, 2022

    This time last year we introduced you to Girlpower NFL Flag Football and coach Phil Squatrito for it’s inaugural season taking place at Davis Park in Ponte Vedra. We thought it would be a great time to update you on where Girlpower is today and some of their amazing achievements in only one year. Girlpower... Read More

    Pickleball Fundraiser hosted by The Volen Group

    By Jennifer Heller | November 1, 2022

    Since everyone loves pickleball as well as supporting local organizations, The Volen Group at Keller Williams Luxury in Ponte Vedra Beach decided to combine both for one special event. On Tuesday, November 15 from 4PM – 7:30PM, The Volen Group is hosting a Pickleball Fundraiser supporting INK!’s (Investing in Kids) initiatives to elevate St. Johns... Read More

    Top 5 Reasons to Live in Ponte Vedra Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | October 26, 2022

    Ponte Vedra Beach is known for being a quaint resort town between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. History of this lovely area dates back to 1912 when it gained notoriety for minerals found along the dunes resulting in it being aptly named Mineral City. The titanium, rutile and zircon minerals located along the shorelines were vital... Read More

    From Full House to Empty Nest: Downsizing in Ponte Vedra Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | October 19, 2022

    Are you a proud parent that has raised the kids, ushered them into adulthood and thought, what’s next? Once the kids are out of the house many parents opt to downsize. Moving to a smaller place that is much more practical once the kids are grown and “adulting” on their own means new adventures for... Read More

    Mortgage Broker vs Banker: What’s the Difference?

    By Jennifer Heller | October 12, 2022

    By Aaron Bacus, First Coast Mortgage Funding Why Mortgage Brokers may be better…from the perspective of a mortgage broker! Wholesale Loan Shopping vs. Retail Loan Shopping Brokers have the ability to shop multiple lenders. Opposed to big bank retail lenders, mortgage brokers have a diversity of lenders to choose from which allows them to find... Read More

    The Perfect Three Season Home in Ponte Vedra Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | October 7, 2022

    The Perfect Three Season Home in Ponte Vedra Beach By Gwinn Volen, The Volen Group at Keller Williams Realty Atlantic Partners Introducing 352 Ponte Vedra Boulevard in Old Ponte Vedra Beach:  Directly Across from the Ocean with a Pavered Beach Access. Just one block from the prestigious Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is a Cape... Read More

    Tulua Bistro in Jacksonville Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | July 17, 2022

    Although I have only been a resident of Atlantic Beach since March 2021, I am not new to the Beaches area. As a “townie” since my move from New York to Jacksonville, I’ve made the commute to Ponte Vedra Beach and the beaches community since 1991 and have fallen in love over three decades with... Read More