Remember those clunky monitors that used to be so cool? Come on, don’t be embarrassed to admit that you once thought you were the bees’ knees with your massive, 5,000 pound computer. Now we’ve got flat screens and touch screens. One of these days there won’t be screens at all. Ever wonder what happened to […]
Down on Hendricks Ave, just over the train tracks and right next door to V Pizza, you will find the latest, hottest bar to hit the San Marco urban scene. It’s where you’ll find owners and long time friends Matt Carson and Kurt Rogers shakin’ up a cocktail storm and looking nothing but dapper behind […]
I’ve done roundups of skincare and beauty products in the past but today, I’m offering up something a little different. I had a facial last week that absolutely transformed my skin. It was dewy days later, seemed a bit more plum, and my eyes appeared lintless. All in all, I looked, somehow, brighter. It’s all […]
Jaxsons Night Market takes place on the third Thursday of every month at the corner of Laura and Adams Streets. The market focuses on what makes the Jacksonville community unique and features local growers, craft artisans, a craft beer garden by Intuition Ale Works and the best street food vendors in the city.
At the Mega Pet Adoption Event on July 18-20, animal shelters from all over Northeast Florida, like First Coast No More Homeless Pets and the Jacksonville Humane Society, brought puppies, kittens, dogs and cats to the Jacksonville Fairgrounds to find them a forever home. When the weekend was over, 1,165 pets went home with their […]
I have never been a huge fan of mint flavored things. To me they have always reminded me of gum or mouth wash (bleh). However, it was with one simple spoonful of mint ice cream at Taverna in Jacksonville, FL that changed my entire perception of this minty dessert forever! I was celebrating the […]
I work in a library, which means that I’m well-acquainted with the heady smell of aged dust on aged books. This smell gives some people headaches, but it makes me smile. I smile because that scent means that I’m in a place of endless magic and opportunity. Not Hogwarts, my friends; this splendid aroma can […]
We had been driving for 6 hours with little fuel left in our car and our tummies. But we didn’t care. Or at least I didn’t. Over the next mountain, would be the mother of all places to find myself on our West Coast road trip. A place that I had heard about via Kerouac and once […]
Unless you’re living under a rock, you probably know that Nordstrom will be opening its doors in a few short months at the St. Johns Town Center. In anticipation of its opening, I’ve rounded up a selection of my favorite pieces from the store’s anniversary sale. Unlike a typical sale, where older merchandise is offered […]
//photos by Kerry Speckman First Wednesday Art Walk was lit up as always, but this month, Grease Rags Clothing Co. sponsored a fashion show and design competition entitled RETRO: Reinvented. The show took place in the middle of Laura Street. The Shoe Cam was there to capture Art Walkers’ quirky footwear choices.