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    Meet Landrum Middle School PTO President, Kristin Glunt

    By Jennifer Heller | January 17, 2023

    There are so many reasons to move to Ponte Vedra Beach in St. Johns County. It’s not just a cozy seaside resort community but it is also located in the St. Johns County School District, a top rated district in the state of Florida. Whether moving to a small town or big city, it can... Read More

    Holiday Lights in Jacksonville and The Beaches

    By Jennifer Heller | November 29, 2022

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — which means, holiday light displays! What better way to enjoy the holidays then to grab some hot chocolate and drive around town to see all the amazing light displays near the beach. It will make for a fun family night, get the kids out of the... Read More

    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

    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

    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

    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

    The Best of Riverside: A Day in Jacksonville’s Urban Core

    By Jennifer Heller | May 10, 2022

    THE BEST OF RIVERSIDE: A DAY IN JACKSONVILLE’S URBAN CORE By Jessica Malosh, High School Senior, Class of 2022 and 2022 Ponte Vedra Focus Blog Scholarship Participant Lovers of culture, history, and a trendy urban core are guaranteed to be captivated by the uniqueness of Riverside Jacksonville. If that sounds appealing to you, follow my... Read More

    To The Bird – Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Hottest New Band

    By Jennifer Heller | May 4, 2022

    The Volen Group sat down with one of the members of To The Bird, the band headlining our Annual Soiree for the second year in a row, to ask a few questions and find out more about the origins of the group and uncover some intimate details.  The answers we received were at times hilarious... Read More

    THE PLAYERS Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | March 7, 2022

    Welcome to TPC Week in Ponte Vedra Beach Every March our cozy little resort town of Ponte Vedra Beach shines in the spotlight as THE PLAYERS Championship rolls into town. The excitement of this season brings incredible joy to all residents in the area as the anticipation builds while watching directional signs go up and... Read More

    A Beach Renourishment Guide for Ponte Vedra Beach

    By Gwinn Volen | October 12, 2021

    A summary of the three beach restoration projects on the table for Ponte Vedra Beach - FEMA, St Johns County, and the Army Corps of Engineering study. Read More