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LaVilla: Jacksonville’s Vibrant Past and Resilient Present

Nestled in the western edge of downtown Jacksonville, lies LaVilla, a historic neighborhood pulsating with a rich and complex story. From its origins as a haven for freed slaves to its emergence as a cultural epicenter and subsequent struggles against segregation and urban renewal, LaVilla’s journey is one of resilience, creativity, and unwavering community spirit. […]

amandasearlerealtor | Feb 27, 2024

Breweries in Jacksonville

Like local brew? Our city has a ton to explore and choose from. Here’s a go to list for you: Intuition Ale Works Bold City Brewery Aardwolf Brewing Company Veterans United Craft Brewery Wicked Barley Brewing Company Southern Swells Brewing Co. Myrtle Ave Brewing Tabula Rasa Brewing Historically Hoppy Legacy Ale Works Ruby Beach Seven […]

amandasearlerealtor | Feb 22, 2024

The Gullah Geechee History in Jacksonville

Did you know that Jacksonville is home to the largest concentration of Gullah Geechee people in the United States? The Gullah Geechee are descendants of enslaved West Africans who were brought to the coastal regions of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to work on plantations. The Gullah Geechee developed a unique culture that […]

amandasearlerealtor | Feb 20, 2024

School Choice in Florida

School choice programs in Florida offer parents various options for selecting schools for their children, including traditional public schools, charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, and virtual schools. Florida has a robust school choice environment, and it’s possible that there have been updates or changes since this was written. Here’s an overview of how school […]

amandasearlerealtor | Oct 3, 2023

Holiday Things To Do In Jacksonville And The Beaches

The holidays are coming up so I thought this would be a great time to share some of the local events for those of you who are new or old timers just looking for something new to do. I’ve got 10 great events that are always fun and really popular.  The first one is the […]

amandasearlerealtor | Nov 14, 2022

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