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Chamblin’s Bookmine

Mmmmm, books. And more books. And then some more. And then you collapse under a pile of books because Jacksonville’s local bookstore Chamblin’s never ends. But you’re not too upset, because who minds being crushed by books? Certainly not me. Being crushed by an elephant might be unfortunate. But not by books. I think it […]

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Maple Street Biscuit Company

There’s become a trend arising across the nation. It’s not a new concept as most of us could find them in our mothers’ kitchens. I’m talking about biscuits. Hand made, good ole’ southern biscuits. Here in Jacksonville, we have a place that doesn’t just specialize in the buttermilk flaky biscuits that they create in-house, but […]

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Sun-Ray Cinema

When I decided to move from the wee capital of Florida–you know, the capital that no one remembers–to the terrifyingly massive city that is Jacksonville, the first thing I thought about wasn’t a cool, local theater. All I saw was the Jacksonville skyline: pinpricks of light, fifty bridges, and a whole lot of buildings. As […]

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Fort Stories

If you haven’t heard about this local Jacksonville band, let me ask you, do you need help moving your rock? Fort Stories is a beautiful local seven piece folk/indie band. I heard the beginning of Fort Stories in an old building on Margaret Street a while ago, and I knew I wanted to feature them! […]

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Ether Chambles

Ether Chambles is a dreamy mix of delicate melodies and hip hop with strong percussive elements. Chantalle Johnson is a local musician who absolutely inspires me. She has recently begun a new project with James West (music producer) and Jazz Walker from Kija Studios (video production) and it has gained a ton of local support. Their […]

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Jason SurfrApp

Jason SurfrApp is kind of a marketing genius. I thought about how to start this post out for quite some time, because I didn’t know how to touch on everything quirky Jason does in  just an opening paragraph. So, I decided, I’m not going to. There’s many facets to Jason SurfrApp, so I’m going to […]

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