If you want to find a good cause to give your hard earned money, time, services or items to, the lists are endless. The world is filled with kind people helping others. DeLand is home to many wonderful organizations and one such is Love Like Lyndsey Loved.
One attraction to small-towns is low crime. Although DeLand has its fair share of issues, there are two law enforcement leaders that strive to make our area attractable to potential residents and help current residents feel safe.
If you think that visiting one of beautiful, local Florida springs is only a summer activity, you’ll miss out on a great adventure at Blue Springs State Park. Located at 2100 W French Avenue in Orange City, the park is known for its manatee visitors which congregate in the warm water refuge of the park. Due to these special winter guests, all water activities are prohibited during the winter months.
It’s the start of a new year and a chance for a new you! If your new year’s resolution is to get healthy, there are lots of local gym options in DeLand to find every lifestyle and budget.
Persimmon Hollow Brewing is adding an additional location to their ranks. A new brewery and taproom will open on Lake Eola in the Thornton Park District of Orlando. The location features both indoor and outdoor seating as they renovate the 227 N Eola Dr space vacated by Panera Bread on the first floor of the EO Inn. The renovation will include a 7 barrel brewing system and a kitchen featuring a local food vendor.
If this cooler weather has you ready for some fun family Christmas activities, pack up the kiddos and head over to Santa’s Christmas Tree Forest.
Predictions of this year’s holidays sales season say that 86% of Americans are planning to cash in on pre-Christmas sales such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small Business Saturday. The bulk of all shopping is expected to follow the trend of purchasing online with Americans expected to drop nearly $87 billion in this major holiday shopping weekend, but local shopping has a lot to offer for the person who is hard to buy for.
Many towns have a parade during the Christmas season, but any local can tell you that DeLand is a town that loves a parade! So, of course, there would be not one, but two parades to celebrate this festive time of year.
Dining in Downtown DeLand is always a fun experience, and now there are a few more options with some our favorite local restaurants at lunch! By the end of this post, your stomach will likely be growling.
South DeLand not only continues to grow residentially by leaps and bounds, but it seems there are new commercial additions happening every month. Here are a few of the latest additions.
Swann Real Estate
Swann Real Estate has been an established part of the local community since 1987.