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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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Mad Hatter’s Ball

// photos by Denise Williams The Jacksonville Jaycees’ Mad Hatters Ball transformed Blackfinn Ameripub on July 17 into a Wonderland. Costumed attendees danced, sipped cocktails and took a page from the Cheshire Cat, smoking hookahs on the patio. Proceeds benefitted the Jaycees’ commitment to young professionals in the city.

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Burgers and Brews

Burgers & Brews Thursday, November 5, 2015 6 – 9 p.m. Jessie Ball duPont Center  40 East Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202   VIP Tickets: $50 | General Admission Tickets: $40 | Designated Driver tickets: $25 Tickets go on sale September 1.   Jacksonville Magazine and Nemours Children’s Specialty Care have partnered together to bring […]

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Under the Bridge

//photo by Agnes Lopez A 64-foot concrete wall under the Main Street Bridge sat untouched until the Art In Public Places committee selected Kate Garcia Rouh and Kenny Rouh’s idea for the space: a mosaic mural which depicts the twists and turns of the St. Johns River from Lake Okeechobee to Mayport Village. “That space […]

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An Evening in Wine Country

// photos by Amy Robertson On June 12, guests of the Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Florida enjoyed an evening at Adam W. Herbert University Center full of delicious wines, tasty food and raffle prizes at An Evening in Wine Country.  The evening also featured full pours of fabulous wines paired with heavy hors d’oeuvres, tantalizing desserts and […]

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Motown in the Old Town

The parish of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine celebrated its 450th year with Motown in the Old Town on Sunday, June 14. This third annual Gala took attendees a step back into the age of Motown! Guests were encouraged to dress up in Motown attire and enjoyed live music, cocktails, a photo booth, auctions and heavy hors d’ oeuvres.  

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Shoe Cam: BLINGFEST

On June 13, BLINGFEST took over Suite at the St. Johns Town Center with jewelers Fashion Sylvia Designs, Jax Jewels, Stella and Dot, Teal Tulips and more, desserts, drinks, live music from the Leelyn Osborn Band and “bling babes.” Raffle prizes from each designer raised funds for Rethreaded. The Tom Bush MINI Shoe Cam saw […]

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Jacksonville FOODFIGHT

The 25th annual Jacksonville FOODFIGHT was held at the EverBank Field Touchdown Club East on June 4. Some of the city’s best restaurants, beverage distributors and caterers engaged in a friendly competition of the best dishes to raise money for the Nourishment Network, with a soundtrack provided by The Band Be Easy.

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