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Welcome to Jacksonville, Nordies!

Jacksonville has been hotly anticipating the opening of the new wing of the St. Johns Town Center for some time now. Today marked the official ribbon-cutting of the new Nordstrom store, as well as the new wing. Editorial interns Alexis McCartney and Riley Wolf were on hand to report on the expansion. Boy does Jacksonville […]

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Meat & Potatoes

This meat & potatoes hearty brunswick stew recipe comes from Mojo Barbecue Ingredients: 1 T. canola oil 3 c. potatoes (3/4- inch dice) 1 c. Vidalia onion (1/2- inch dice) 1 c. fresh shaved yellow corn 1 c. lima beans 1 qt. chicken stock 1 1/2 c. BBQ sauce (Rust recommends Mojo’s house sauce) 1 […]

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Basil Chicken Curry Over Jasmine Rice

Even though the weather has barely cooled off,  I am already craving those warm, comforting dishes. If you didn’t know this about me already, it’s time for me to confess my undying  love of curry. If I could physically marry a spice, I would elope with curry. It would be a small intimate ceremony and […]

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Northeast Florida Beer Cup 2014

The fourth annual Northeast Florida Beer Cup was held at The Museum and Gardens on Thursday, September 25. More than 150 people attended the craft brewing celebration, which featured beers from six local breweries including Veterans United Craft Brewery, Royal Palm Village Wine and Tapas and Bold City Brewery, food from several area restaurants like […]

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Kingsley Plantation

It was a moody, rainy September day. Kingsley Plantation drew us in with its white, tabby slave hut walls, leading us to its grander wooden beams and out to the low country water ways, beyond the oak and palm swept property. In the distance, a heavy growth of ferns, palms and Spanish moss covered land once […]

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BETWEEN SEASONS

Autumn has arrived….I think? To be honest, nothing screams autumn in Jacksonville like sweating profusely while attempting to “enjoy” a piping hot PSL (pumpkin spice latte for you unhip readers). Maybe we all should take off our beanies and scarves and face the music: it ain’t sweater weather just yet. So, in this awkward transition […]

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Shoe Cam: Remission Rocks

//photos by Kerry Speckman The Women’s Center of Jacksonville kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month in style with Remission Rocks on September 19 at River City Brewing Co., and the Shoe Cam was there to capture all the pink shoes! All proceeds from the event’s drinks, appetizers, silent auction and music from the Sunjammer Band went […]

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Shoe Cam: Women Who Whiskey

Women Who Whiskey, held at Berkman Plaza on Sept. 12, was an introduction to Burlock & Barrel, a One Spark project which hopes to become Jacksonville’s first-ever licensed whiskey distillery. A discussion on Jacksonville’s deep whiskey history and tastings of classic American and Tennessee whiskey made in the tradition of prohibition-era distilling with food pairings […]

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Bold City Pops

It’s always exiting news when a new food truck hits the local Jacksonville radar. Especially when it is a cute little caravan overflowing with hand made, small batch, local Floridian fruit filled popsicles. Bold City Pops is a brand new farm to freezer inspired venture, curated by owners Suzanah Raffield and Rhonda Ryan. Their mission […]

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