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Old Meets New

Choosing to break away from history and tradition in the Oldest City could be a recipe for trouble, especially for a well regarded property like the Casa Monica Hotel. Its restaurant, 95 Cordova, was a fine dining staple of St. Augustine.

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Can You Hear Me Now?

// from the June issue of 904 Magazine Vikki Mioduszewski, manager of marketing and communication for Wolfson Children’s Hospital, and Amy Rankin, an independent public relations practitioner who specializes in nonprofits, depend on their hearing to make them good communicators and effective public relations professionals. That could be a big problem for both of them—because […]

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Handshakes and High Heels

// by Brittany M. Wright The Handshakes & High Heels Networking Reception was held at the luxurious Omni Hotel in Downtown Jacksonville on July 23rd. The event was sponsored by the local tourist organization, Visit Jacksonville, and hosted by the International Pageants Group. In attendance were the beautiful contestants of the Mrs. International Pageant, the […]

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Train to Nowhere

// by Ron P. Whittington In the early 1900s, an experiment aimed at finding homes for thousands of homeless children in New York City came to Jacksonville. It was called the Orphan Train Movement and was the brainchild of Charles Loring Brace, a minister and early social worker best known as the representative of nineteenth-century […]

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Night at the Library

// photos by Denise Williams On July 18, attendees of Night at the Library spent an elegant summer evening dressed as their favorite book characters in the atrium and courtyard at the Jacksonville’s Main Public Library downtown. The event included food, drinks, music, silent auction and costume contest, hosted by emcees John Bachmann and Tenikka Hughes of Action News, all […]

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The Fabulist

Here at Jacksonville Magazine, we’re big fans of lists. In fact, over the years, we’ve released all sorts of them, detailing the area’s best doctors, restaurants, financial advisors or things to do on the First Coast. The FabuList is our latest, annual foray into highlighting Jacksonville favorites. However, this reader poll is a little different than the […]

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