Have you ever wanted a heart-shaped steak to woo your Valentine? Or perhaps you’re looking for a variety of meats and steak cuts for your next backyard barbecue? DeLand has a new option to “meet” all of these needs.
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.
Being in real estate for 40 years, you see it all. Market swings, interest rate changes and the growth of a hometown. That is what our own Todd Swann has seen as a native of DeLand and the recent recipient of the REALTOR® Emeritus award from the National Association of Realtors.
The south side of DeLand is adding another grocery option to its lineup and not a single artificial preservative will be found. Earth Fare, a grocery chain focused on health, is renovating the space in the West Volusia Regional Shopping Center left vacant by Winn-Dixie last year. Across Orange Camp Road from Publix at County Club Corners, Earth Fare will become a second grocery store option for south DeLand.
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.
The 2018 Stetson baseball season went down in Hatters history for many reasons and will fondly be remembered for years to come. The team went on to the Super Regional tournament against the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC where Stetson's cinderella season came to an end, but it lit a spark in a town that is hungry to see their hometown university be national competitors. The 2019 season brings an eagerness for the Hatters to pick up where they left off, but it won’t be easy.
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.
Recently, the Downtown Community Redevelopment Agency met to rank three plans to give new life to the old Volusia County Jail that sits on the block between W. New York Ave. and Georgia Ave. The project is expected to enhance the area near the Artisan Alley area, a popular area off Woodland Blvd.
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