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Jaxons Night Market

    Jaxsons Night Market takes place on the third Thursday of every month at the corner of Laura and Adams Streets. The market focuses on what makes the Jacksonville community unique and features local growers, craft artisans, a craft beer garden by Intuition Ale Works and the best street food vendors in the city.

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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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San Marco Bookstore

I work in a library, which means that I’m well-acquainted with the heady smell of aged dust on aged books. This smell gives some people headaches, but it makes me smile. I smile because that scent means that I’m in a place of endless magic and opportunity. Not Hogwarts, my friends; this splendid aroma can […]

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Big Sur

We had been driving for 6 hours with little fuel left in our car and our tummies. But we didn’t care. Or at least I didn’t. Over the next mountain, would be the mother of all places to find myself on our West Coast road trip. A place that I had heard about via Kerouac and once […]

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My Picks: Nordstrom Sale

Unless you’re living under a rock, you probably know that Nordstrom will be opening its doors in a few short months at the St. Johns Town Center. In anticipation of its opening, I’ve rounded up a selection of my favorite pieces from the store’s anniversary sale. Unlike a typical sale, where older merchandise is offered […]

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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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Nordstrom Pre-Gala

  Nordstrom hosted a special private cocktail party to celebrate its opening partnership with the Cathedral Arts Project, Junior League of Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital on July 10 at Ovinte. The three organizations will serve as the beneficiaries of its opening gala on October 8. More than 100 guests enjoyed cocktails and passed hors […]

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Orange Air

I was able to sit in on a regular practice with Orange Air, one of Jacksonville’s newer local bands. It was one of the best times I’ve had working on the blog so far, and most of that has to do with how welcoming Orange Air was to people who were interested in their work. […]

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Suit Yourself (Bikini Giveaway)

I’ll be going to Mercedes Benz Miami Swim Week next weekend so what better way to celebrate that by giving away a bikini? We’ve partnered with Guria Beachwear to give away this super cute purple number (which retails for $140) to one lucky Instagram follower. To enter, just: 1. follow us on Instagram: @guriabeachwear, @vchamlee and […]

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