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.

Best Local Newspaper Columnist: Nate Monroe

Best Local Newspaper Columnist: Nate Monroe  “The Florida Times-Union” columnist Nate Monroe is, once again, Jacksonville’s “Best Local Newspaper Columnist.” Monroe began his career at the T-U as an investigative reporter focusing on goverment, the environment and various other topics. In 2019, he became a metro columnist reporting on some of the biggest stories of the year, many of which he was instrumental in exposing. Since then, he has made a name for himself as a dogged reporter who is unafraid to ruffle the feathers of anyone who is part of the story. –Molly Britt

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Artist Jon Middlebrook: Taking Graffiti to the Next Level

Artist Jon Middlebrook: Taking Graffiti to the Next Level Words by Molly Britt What do you think of when you think of art? You probably think of the most famous artists and the pieces they created located all around the world. But maybe think a little bit closer to home. Local artists are all over Jacksonville aiming to impress their audiences with their unique takes and artistic expression. Jon Middlebrook is a local artist who uses his talent to paint colorful and creative pieces using wood and spray paint. Day or night you’ll find him working on his art. Most …

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Trends We Move on From and Move on With in 2023

Trends we move on from and move on with in 2023 Words by Molly Britt   Fashion:         Leave in 2022: o   Low rise jeans o   Excessive cutouts; the pants with hip cutouts are just a little too out there for me o   Voluminous/puffy shoulders o   Pastels…lots and lots of pastels o   Some Y2K fashion can stay in the early 2000s…please do not bring back gauchos or bright blue skinny jeans o   Chunky plastic jewelry is just not hitting the way you want it to         Take to …

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Ringing In the New Year Within Reason

Ringing in the New Year Within Reason  Words by Molly Britt How to set goals for the 2023 year that will set you up for success. The new year is almost upon us. We spent this past year getting booster shots and planning trips we could finally take and now the big question is here. What are our plans for 2023? I get that you’re excited to start off the new year on the right foot, but in order to do that, maybe don’t plan hard to reach resolutions you most likely will forget by the second week of January. …

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The Apartment Con

The apartment con Words by Molly Britt So you’re moving out of your old place and find what you think is the perfect apartment for you. You put down the deposits, fill out the paperwork and find yourself all moved in. Then, right after getting comfortable property management is giving you one reason after another to really want to break that lease.  It’s not uncommon to hear horror stories from former residents of apartment complexes promising their best behavior. Whether it’s not getting responses for repairs that are needed or unwelcome intruders looking to “fix what’s broken” in the early …

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Deck the Halls… Jacksonville Beach Style

Words by Molly Britt A look into the annual Deck the Chairs exhibit in Jacksonville Beach As a Floridian, I can tell you, I know how it feels to hope for the dreamy white Christmas. Snow falling, lights up around the house, and hot chocolate without sweating while we drink it because our families needed the heat on in 69 degree weather. Well, we may not have the ideal winter weather, but we definitely have lots of fun lights and hot chocolate – we just ignore the heat. Some of Northeast Florida’s greatest Christmas lights exhibits happen here, and thankfully, …

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Dazzling Nights!

Dazzling Nights! If you’re tired of the same old holiday plans, take a look at the Jacksonville Arboretum and & Garden’s solution to that. Words by Molly Britt Between November 25 and January 1, 2023, they will be the sight for Dazzling Nights. It’s a night time walking immersive experience through lights drawn up all around the gardens. Between 5:30 and 9pm, you can experience a rare sight of one million Christmas lights. The lights are used in various sets, such as a canopy of Moroccan lanterns, an 8,000 square foot light up maze, and a live show featuring moving …

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On the First Day of Christmas… I Went on a Date

On the First Day of Christmas…I Went on a Date Where to take your special someone for a festive night on the town Words By Molly Britt   Do you ever think to yourself: Winter is the absolute best time to be single? Yeah, me neither. I know all of you single 20-somethings are thinking of ways to get through the holidays without one more family member asking if you’ve met anyone special yet. Well, I am here to help…not the finding someone part (sorry I am perpetually single as well) but the one time you work up the nerve …

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Quitting the 9-5 for Art

A feature on artist Christina Pope Words By Molly Britt   On a canvas filled with bright and contrasting acrylic colors are mixes of patterns painted by abstract artist Christina Pope. The patterns make you want to stare at each canvas for hours trying to see something hidden. At least, I do.   “It’s always been my dream, since I was super little, to be an artist, but I never actually pursued it,” Pope said, so she followed along the path of 9-5 office jobs and “practical” careers, thinking that’s what she needed to do. It was not until recently …

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Flaunting the First Coast for the Children

A preview of the 2022 Winter Design Show benefiting Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital Words by Molly Britt The Women’s Board of Children’s Hospital is a board of devoted individuals who raise funds for the hospital ensuring the best healthcare available for the children served. One way they raise funds is through an annual event, which this year is the Winter Design Show: Flaunting the First Coast.  Taking place Dec. 2-4 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center, the Winter Design Show “reimagines the beloved Art & Antique Show by featuring the work of top designers and artists as well as current trends …

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