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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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The Volstead

I’m excited to share this post with you guys so you’ll be able to go get a drink tonight after you read this. I know the joys of having your favorite watering hole but I do ask, go downtown and check The Volstead out soon! I was able to head there one night with some […]

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Aardwolf Brewery

If you haven’t been to Aardwolf Brewery in San Marco yet, let me just say, I’m ashamed. It’s such a beautiful place – so beautiful  that, when I got married 6 months ago, I decided I really wanted to have my reception there. So I’m going to throw in some photos in from my wedding […]

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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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