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The Fabulist

Here at Jacksonville Magazine, we’re big fans of lists—over the years, we’ve released a lot of them, each detailing the best doctors, restaurants, financial advisors or things to do on the First Coast. The Fabulist is our latest foray into highlighting Jacksonville favorites, but this list is a little different. Each category was chosen by […]

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Mega Pet Adoption Event

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 […]

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Shoe Cam: RETRO Reinvented

//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.

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A Night of Americana

On June 30 at 6 PM, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens hosted “A Night of Americana” in its gardens. In lawn chairs and on blankets, patrons snacked on picnic eats and chatted while the melodies of three folksy Jacksonville bands filled the air: Jacksonville Old Time Jam, Four Families and Canary in the […]

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The Laudonniere Luncheon

On June 30, community 450th volunteer Joanelle Mulrain hosted the Laudonniere Luncheon, a celebration of the sesquiquadricentennial (450th, if that’s too much) anniversary of French history in Florida. Specifically, 2014 is the 450th anniversary of Fort Caroline, the first colony in what we now know as America—61 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth. The […]

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