//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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We recently sat down with Jonathan Nasrallah, one half of the brains behind Mighty Oak Music Festival (the other half is Andrew Chafin), taking place this Friday and Saturday, August 15th and 16th, in our neighborhood of Five Points. It’s featuring indie, electronic, and punk bands from around Florida and surrounding states. Sure to be a […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
//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.
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 […]
There is a yearning in the air for the folk of Jacksonville to get out and enjoy the local talent, artisan expertise and creative community that is currently blooming around town. I can feel it. Can you? There is so much positive growth currently bursting from the streets, and from what I can tell, people are loving […]
On June 30 at 6 PM, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens hosted “A Night of Americana” in its gardens. In lawn chairs and on blankets, patrons snacked on picnic eats and chatted while the melodies of three folksy Jacksonville bands filled the air: Jacksonville Old Time Jam, Four Families and Canary in the […]
On June 30, community 450th volunteer Joanelle Mulrain hosted the Laudonniere Luncheon, a celebration of the sesquiquadricentennial (450th, if that’s too much) anniversary of French history in Florida. Specifically, 2014 is the 450th anniversary of Fort Caroline, the first colony in what we now know as America—61 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth. The […]