Molly Britt

Molly Britt is a multimedia journalist with Folio Weekly, as well as an account executive. As a Jax Beach local and University of North Florida graduate, she is familiar with all things Duval and Northeast Florida. She enjoys investigative journalism and interviews, using her platform to educate and inform the local community with her words. While at Folio, Britt has enjoyed interviews with the likes of Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls and local small businesses such as Femme Fire Books.

The Month of Love … Loving Your Body, That Is

Words by Molly Britt   Throughout the month of February, love, relationships, and candy are shoved in our faces saying this is the way we need to appreciate those close to us. What we are told growing up is that we need to appreciate others before ourselves and care more about them. Now I’m here to tell you, that’s not the case. This month, make it all about loving yourself.    You exist, not to please others, but to reach your goals and make yourself happy. In the era of social media, online dating and so much more, it’s rather …

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Aphrodisiacs: What Are They … And do they really work?

Words by Molly Britt   Oysters, pineapple, dark chocolate…we have all been there, trying to find out the truth if these foods actually do stimulate a sexual desire or drive. I know you have, so do not try and deny it (wink, wink). Well, we are about to jump into the deep end of aphrodisiacs to find out the truth so you don’t have to…unless you want to.   Aphrodisiacs are defined as any food or drug that arouses the sexual instinct, induces venereal desire, and increases pleasure and performance. According to wellness dietitian and author Elaine Magee, “No food …

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Black History Month 2023: The Year of Resistance

Words by Molly Britt   The constant news headlines reporting brutality aimed at the Black community is a reminder that the past can and will repeat if we do not actively try to stop it. As we step into 2023, let us not forget it.  February is Black History Month, and the theme this year is “resistance.” We need to take time to acknowledge those among the Black community who have resisted the status quo and continue to stand up to the leaders of our country in order to fight for what is right … racial equality and civil justice.  …

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Finding Love In… Books?

A look into celebrating the month of love with a good book Words by Molly Britt Did you know that romance novels generate over $1.44 billion in revenue? Now you do. Why, you may ask, is romance the biggest earning genre in fiction? No idea but I do know since COVID, readership in all genres has increased. We had to find something to do inside, and if it wasn’t having pandemic babies or buying new puppies that will never know independence, it might as well be educational. No hate to the pandemic babies and puppies, but I chose the books.  …

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You Love Me… You Love Me Not

A look inside the flower industry and tips for Valentine’s Day Words by Molly Britt   Flowers are one of the easiest and most thoughtful gifts you can offer someone, especially on Valentine’s Day. They show the receiver that you care and are committed without being flashy or over the top (nobody likes a show off). So, don’t want to go crazy with gifts this holiday? Buy them flowers. A whopping 33% of all flower sales happen on Valentine’s Day. Over 250 million roses are produced for Valentine’s Day. You know what’s more interesting? Flowers have been scientifically proven to …

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Best Antique Store: Cool Stuff Vintage

Best Antique Store: Cool Stuff Vintage If you’re a true local here in Jacksonville, you know how much we love our vintage and antique shops. The idea of buying something with so much history is a great gift, or treat for yourself. The people have voted and this year, the city’s best local antique store is Cool Stuff Vintage. A proud supporter of reducing, reusing, and recycling, Cool Stuff Vintage is filled with so many unique items. Whether you want something from a few years back or maybe twenty, this is the place to shop. So, the next time you …

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Best Athlete : Steven Koslow

Best Athlete: Steven Koslow He doesn’t play for the Jaguars or even the Sharks or Icemen, but Steven Koslow has been voted as Jacksonville’s Best Local Athlete. The 25-year-old MMA fighter began his career in 2016 as an amateur boasting a 3-0 record before turning professional in 2019. Nicknamed “Obi Won Shinobi / The Pillow,” Koslow has been ranked in the top 25 bantamweight and featherweight fighters in the state. Since turning pro, he has six wins by submission, each in the first round (watch out for that rear-naked choke!). He first professional loss came in December by TKO in …

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Best Chiropractor , Best Doctor : Dr. Wayne Gordon

Best Chiropractor, Best Doctor: Dr. Wayne Gordon It’s official: Dr. Wayne Gordon is Jacksonville’s favorite doctor to see for all of your chiropractic needs. Voted “Best Chiropractor” and “Best Doctor” in Jacksonville, Gordon carries a passion for improving the lives of his patients by helping them get back to their old selves—or a find new level of relief. A former teacher, Gordon became a chiropractor when he realized he wanted to leave a legacy of being of service to others in any way he can. As the city’s “Best Chiropractor” and “Best Doctor,” he is clearly doing just that. –Molly …

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Best Non-profit : JASMYN

Best Non-profit: JASMYN Having been opened for an impressive 28 years, JASMYN is no stranger to offering refuge, support and empowerment to LGBTQIA+ teens and young adults in the community through leadership, advocacy, and resources. The organization is constantly working toward a safer, more accepting environment where LGBTQIA+ teens and young adults are appreciated and valued for their identities, aspirations and contributions. It is clear why JASMYN won “Best Non-Profit” through their support and encouragement for equality and human rights for all. –Molly Britt

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Get In Loser… : I Know A Spot

Best Romantic Night Out Best Rooftop Best Upscale Bar Best Place to Schmooze : River & Post Originally opened in November of 2017, River & Post quickly became the city’s can’t-miss dining destination. As a restaurant that strives to captivate guests with quality ingredients, exceptional service and memorable experiences, it comes as no surprise they were awarded not one but four “Best of” titles. Boasting a unique seafood-forward menu and original cocktails, River & Post is the place to be. We can’t forget about the spectacular —and bustling — rooftop overlooking the St. Johns River Jacksonville skyline, perfect for pre- …

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