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Good in Every Neighborhood

The United Way of Northeast Florida held its Annual Meeting and Campaign Celebration Luncheon on June 12. More than 650 people attended the luncheon, held at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. A picnic-style lunch of fruit, macaroni and cheese, green beans, hamburger and BBQ sandwich sliders and apple pie was served as the “Good in […]

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Shoe Cam: A Night With The Stars

On June 7, A Night With The Stars, an evening of retro ’50s glam with crooners, cars and cocktails was held Downtown at WJCT Studios. A Vegas table gaming area, heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and signature cocktails, classic cars and dancing accompanied by Crescendo Amelia Big Band made it an elegant night to remember. […]

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What is terroir and why should I care?

Okie-dokie, before we get started, it’s probably best to  get the pronunciation of terroir word out of the way before we move on with the rest of the article: Terroir [ter-whah] Very loosely translated from French (since no-one can agree on the exact definition, and there is no English equivalent), terroir means “a sense of […]

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Community Loaves

Bread and butter, or bread and olive oil. So simple, yet somehow we keep messing it up. By messing it up, I mean you’re grabbing it off of shelves where the fluorescent lights blind you and you can’t even see that you’re buying heavily processed ingredients. I’m here to tell you your options of buying […]

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UpGrades at EverBank

//photos by Travis Gibson You’ve probably heard about the new changes to EverBank Field: giant HD video boards, pools and cabanas—it was even discussed on the Colbert Report (we won’t talk about how some people are feeling about that). Jax Mag was invited to check out the new construction first hand last Tuesday in a […]

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The Mindfield – Brownsville, TN

A recent trip to Tennessee brought one of the most fascinating pieces of public art that I’ve ever seen. The Mindfield, located in Brownsville, is the life work of Billy Tripp and is worth a detour from Memphis if you are in the area. Billy began the steel artwork in 1989 and has plans to […]

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From the heart

More than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day in the United States. World Blood Donor Week is June 14-21, timed perfectly for the period of the year in which blood banks are often running dry. With schools out of session, summer vacations and irregular schedules, fewer people are available to donate blood. The Blood […]

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24th Annual FOODFIGHT

The 24th Annual Jacksonville FOODFIGHT was held at the EverBank Field Touchdown Club East on Thursday, June 5, 2014. The event featured more than 60 local restaurants, beverage distributors and caterers engaging in a friendly competition showcasing their signature dishes. In addition to the food and spirits, live entertainment was provided by Be Easy. All proceeds from […]

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A Quick Soiree with Andrew Lazorchak.

What is your position with Soiree? I am the co-owner and managing partner for SoireeHome. How did you come to be involved with Soiree? Soiree was conceived of over a few different nights at a wine bar that I designed for my now-business partners but prior long time family friends.   I was an architect at […]

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Gwynne Mims Salon

There’s nothing that can make a girl feel better than having fabulous hair, and with this new salon in town, they’ll do just the trick at providing all the glam a girl needs in her life. Opened at the beginning of May, Gwynne Mims Salon is full of clean design, great products and wonderful stylists. […]

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