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Retrievers, Rescue and Recovery

//photos by Nicole Piper On September 9, GREAT Rescue, a golden retriever rescue organization which has paired over 800 goldens with loving homes, held Retrievers, Rescue and Recovery at Aardwolf Brewery. The event featured a presentation and book signing by Fmr. Cpt. Luis Carlos Montalvan, a wounded veteran whose golden retriever service dog, Tuesday, changed […]

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Groove at the Zoo

  The third installment of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Groove at the Zoo concert series featuring the band Savannah Jack took place Friday, August 29.  More than 400 attendees viewed select animal exhibits and enjoyed drinks from a cash bar and food from Super Food and Sonny’s food trucks. A face-painting station and bounce […]

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An Evening of Promise

//photos by Nicole Piper On Friday, August 15, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens hosted the second annual An Evening of Promise. 350 guests, including physicians, board members and senior management of Nemours, as well as local business and community leaders enjoyed an evening of music, cocktails and cuisine benefiting the Endowment for Childhood […]

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Shoe Cam: Feel tha Flashback

//photos by Kerry Speckman “What a fun party!” That was Kerry’s e-mail to me after she took the Shoe Cam to Feel Tha Flashback, an ’80s-themed event which benefited the Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network (JASMYN). The party was held at The Museum on Friday, August 15 at 8 PM and included drinks, dancing, […]

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Pawparazzi Gala

The Pawparazzi Gala, benefiting First Coast No More Homeless Pets, took place July 28 at the Alhambra Theatre and Dining. Guests enjoyed an elegant dinner and champagne reception, a silent auction and a live runway fashion show featuring rescued pets. All proceeds go to life-saving programs including a combination of aggressive spay/neuter efforts, adoption initiatives and […]

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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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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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