On March 13, the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary held its 28th annual Celebrity Chefs Tasting Luncheon. Local celebrities were dishing up bites of their favorite recipes, like Publix district manager Jack Felts’ wild mushroom streudel, WJCT’s Melissa Ross’ chocolate and peanut butter “buckeyes,” and French onion soup made by CBS 47′s Lynnsey Gardner. A silent […]
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When it comes to trends, I believe the River City is victim to what I like to call the “trickle-down effect.” Trends originate on the catwalks, during fashion week. What comes down those runways will make its way to high-end retailers (Net-a-Porter, Neiman Marcus, Barney’s) in six months time. Six months after that, you’ll start […]
Grapes 80% Viognier (VEE-ohn-yay), 13% Marsanne, 5% Grenache Blanc, 2% Roussanne Facts After just getting back from my time spent in Texas, and tasting a few Viogniers that the wineries had to offer, I was reminded how much I love this grape! I’ve always found that Viognier has a tendency to be forgotten about by […]
Scrub Away Cancer, a celebrity bartending event hosted at the Jacksonville Sheraton Hotel February 6th, brought together community members and local medical celebrities to raise funds for Brides Against Breast Cancer. To find out about upcoming events, visit the Brides Against Cancer website or Facebook page.
I feel like the word healthy has gotten a bad rep. When I tell people I love eating “healthy” I think they tend to imagine me eating dry lettuce and celery all the time. Nine years ago today I decided to stop eating fast food and dedicate my life to eating fresh, seasonal, good for […]
Grapes 100% Verdicchio Facts Pronunciation time! Verdicchio: [Vair-dee-kee-oh] Dei Castelli Di Jesi: [Day kah-stay-lee dee jeh-see] Phew! It’s a tough one! You almost need a glass of wine after saying all that! So what do we have right here? Well, apart from being a tiny-nightmare to pronounce, Verdicchio is probably most easily compared to […]
You know those types of people who just seem to know how to do everything? Well, we’re about to introduce you to one of those people. Usually you want to roll your eyes in envy at these types of people, but with this gal you can’t, because you’re too caught up in a real good […]
The next week is packed with fun, fashion-centric events. If you haven’t already, mark your calendars and plan to attend these two chic shindigs. local point 3.8 // March 8, 6:30 PM @ Everbank Terrace Suites Celebrate National Women’s Day (yep, we have our own day) with a fashion show featuring wares from local boutiques including […]
Alex: In Historic Downtown Melbourne, Florida there is a place called Mustard’s Last Stand. Established in 1987, it is just dripping with highway Americana. License plates adorn the patio and the inside of the store, while a hotdog with big bushy facial hair and a cowboy hat rides a motorcycle alongside an ambulatory bottle of mustard […]
The Downtown Marketing Collaborative presented Intuition Ale Work’s newest brew, Smoke IPA, on the rooftop of the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) February 20th. The IPA was created in honor of Downtown’s marketing campaign, Downtown is on Fire, and is only available at downtown bars.