If you’re looking to light up your 4th of July, Volusia County is home to a multitude of fun ways to celebrate our freedom with fireworks.
Entrepreneurship runs deep in the Swann family. Todd Swann, owner and founder of Swann Real Estate started the agency from scratch. Now, his son Brinson, who is also a real estate agent at Swann recently opened a recording studio, and it is starting to make waves. Recently, the Palace Recording Studio in Orange City achieved a number one ranking from Google compared to other recording studios throughout the state of Florida.
The calendar says the official start of summer is Friday, June 21. However, any Florida resident would argue that summer has already arrived. With the heat rapidly approaching 100 degrees,
it’s time to look for options to cool off and escape the heat.
There is a sport that is growing by leaps and bounds across the country, especially here in Florida, and you would probably never expect it. It’s mountain biking. Thats right, mountain biking. Cue the oxymoronic jokes. Okay, so it might be more like exaggerated hills than mountains, but don’t let the name fool you in our geographically flat state.
In case you missed it, little old Stetson Baseball made national media earlier in May with a great article in The New York Times. The column deep dives into the recent success of the program and the new direction for continued building.
Join the DeLand Breakfast Rotary for the 28th Annual Wild Game Feast. This year’s Feast will be Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 5 – 9 p.m. in the Tommy Lawrence Arena at the Volusia County Fairgrounds (3150 E. New York Ave.)
The countdown to summer break has begun. Most parents and grandparents are hastily searching for camps, Vacation Bible Schools, day trips and activities to fill the calendar. For a fun, family-friendly activity, consider hitting the trail to visit the “Wings of the West” around Volusia County.
After occupying three locations over its six year existence, Beeatroot has found its way “home”. Now a permanent fixture of Downtown DeLand, Beeatroot opened in its new location at 105 Artisan Alley on February 8. Just steps away from the DeLand Wings mural, directly behind Persimmon Brewing Company, Beeatroot is a unique addition to the eclectic mix of businesses located on the Alley.
With a downtown as picturesque as DeLand’s, a parade down Woodland Blvd seems the perfect celebration of any event. For the Krewe of Amalee, this has been taken to the next level. Their annual DeLand Dog Parade “Mardi Gras on Main Street” has raised almost $600,000 through sponsorships which are used to nurture local neighborhoods as well as support the arts, fragile families, and humane pet centers.
With January coming to a close, are you struggling to keep your new year’s resolution to get healthy? Or perhaps you’re looking to get in shape for summer vacations. Exercise gyms get more signups in January than any other time of the year. Even though January has come to a close, that doesn’t mean it is too late to get healthy. There are lots of local gym options in DeLand that will fit your lifestyle and your budget.
Swann Real Estate
Swann Real Estate has been an established part of the local community since 1987.