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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.
Collard wraps with peanut dipping sauce
// 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 […]
// 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 […]
// 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 […]
// by Brittany M. Wright Fierce women and fierce shoes: this was the scene at the She is Fierce! Women’s Wednesday event held in St. Augustine on July 15. She is Fierce! is a Jacksonville-based organization that focuses on women’s empowerment and the encouragement to live boldly in the workplace and in their everyday lives. Women’s Wednesdays […]
The basics of avoiding sunburns (and treating them) for kids
// by Lauren Dennis The Women’s Center of Jacksonville held their 2015 Women, Words & Wisdom Speaker Event July 8 at the Schultz Center. The evening recognized 20 “sheroes” who have impacted the lives of women in Jacksonville. The reception held a packed audience, and guests enjoyed heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and desserts.
// by Tracy Jones According to the Northeast Florida Builders Associ-ation and the U.S. Census Bureau, home sales in February were at a nearly 25 percent increase from the previous year. Trends in home buying equate, of course, with trends in home building. Today, homebuilders are incorporating what buyers want into floor plans, says Mark […]