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    Fishing in Jacksonville: Fish On by Gracie Carter

    By Jennifer Heller | May 23, 2022

    There’s many reasons why residents of the First Coast and Beaches area choose to drop anchor in our beautiful city. For some they are natives, born and raised in the Greater Jacksonville area. For others, they are escaping the cold and trading in their snow shovels for beach chairs. Whatever the reason, residents of our... Read More

    5 Real Estate Predictions for the 2nd Half of 2022

    By Gwinn Volen | May 20, 2022

    5 real estate market predictions from top Keller Williams real estate agent Gwinn Volen, who lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. 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

    Golfing in Jacksonville Golf & Country Club

    By Jennifer Heller | April 15, 2022

    Jacksonville and the surrounding area is highly loved by golf aficionados. All lovers of this sport seen as somewhat tedious and challenging to some love the plethora of course options available along the First Coast. One highly sought after course is Jacksonville Golf & Country Club. Jacksonville Golf & Country Club earned the title of... Read More

    What’s Up Wednesday – 6 Things to Do at the Beach This Week

    By Jennifer Heller | April 13, 2022

    One of the best things about living at the Beach is there is ALWAYS something fun going on and this coming weekend is no exception. This weeks activities will take you out to Neptune Beach where BrewHound will have Movie Night featuring The Sound of Music. This outdoor movie will be visible from inside AND... Read More

    Top Asian Food Find in Jacksonville

    By Jennifer Heller | March 20, 2022

    By Niyati Patege, Senior Student and 2022 Ponte Vedra Focus Scholarship Winner, Darnell-Cookman Middle/High School The Northeast Jacksonville area is home to a variety of different cultures and identities providing a colorful backdrop to experience the diversity of the world. One of the greatest things Jacksonville has to offer is a rich, cultural food scene,... Read More

    New Restaurant Opens in Jacksonville Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | March 9, 2022

    New Restaurant Opens in Jacksonville Beach Sushi lovers gather around, there’s new beachside dining restaurant in Jacksonville Beach. O-Ku Jacksonville Beach opened in mid-February just in time for THE PLAYERS Championship. O-Ku is located in Jacksonville Beach directly across from the pier at 502 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250. I’m a bit of... 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

    Wanna Run Duuuval? The Gate River Run is On!

    By Jennifer Heller | February 25, 2022

    The running community has rested well from The Donna: Breast Cancer Marathon on February 6, 2022 and is now gearing up for The Gate River Run. As a former runner, this was one of my favorites. Traversing the neighborhoods filled with people lining the roads cheering for the runners was so encouraging. Seeing the Green... Read More