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.
Even if you aren’t a sports fan, you likely know who Tim Tebow is. If you are a Florida Gators football fan, you know that he will forever be enshrined in Florida Gator football history. Since football, Tebow has made a name for himself as a broadcaster for ESPN and has been climbing the ranks through the New York Mets baseball organization.
Cancer is something that has affected many of the people we know. Thankfully, there are many organizations locally and nationally that raise money for cancer research and are inspiring and encouraging so many to continue to fight. One of those organizations is the ME STONG Foundation.
New Year’s Eve is a great time to be in Central Florida. There is plenty to do, and the weather is usually perfect. Whether you want to ring in the New Year at our world-famous theme parks, prefer a laid-back evening with family and friends, or want to be part of a big crowd when the ball drops, there are plenty of options for your perfect celebration on Dec. 31.
Looking for some downtown entertainment or a fresh, new idea for a date night? Skip a night at the movies or a round of golf and challenge your mind at Mindquest Escape Rooms.
If you’ve been watching Stetson University Football over the past five seasons since the reboot of the program, it has been difficult to watch at times. But, it looks like the program has finally turned a corner with its first winning season. On November 17, the Hats closed out the season in style with a record-setting 45-31 victory over visiting Valparaiso at Spec Martin Stadium to close out an 8-2 campaign.
Finding the perfect home in the right location is often a challenge, especially when the idea of “perfect” is different for each person. When you are looking for just the right new place, think about what it is you envision as not just your dream home, but also your dream lifestyle.
Do you want to get away for a quick weekend trip? Need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the week? Look no further than DeLand, Florida. Located in between the best of Florida’s offerings on I-4, the beach and the theme parks, DeLand is quickly growing into a destination for shoppers, art aficionados, music and theater lovers, foodies and college sports fans. Boasting larger city amenities (chain hotels and restaurants, entertainment and art) yet holding on to the small town feel of a historic downtown (local/family owned shops and eateries, farmers market, seasonal art festivals and car shows) and over a century old Stetson University is what makes this town special. In fact, you could park your car and not need it again until your stay is over with all that downtown DeLand has to offer. We welcome you to our town and know that you’ll fall in love with delightful DeLand, the Athens of the Florida.
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