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Light the Way

Exhibit shines light on St. Augustine’s Keeper //by Ron Whittington It was 10 years after the Civil War when William Harn and his family took up residence at the St. Augustine Lighthouse, and visitors will soon be able to experience what life was like for the Harns when a new interactive exhibit opens at the […]

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Treasure Trove

You see them at the beach— hunched over, scavenging over swathes of tumbled shells. You wonder what they do with them all, suspecting a glue gun and grim, shell-encrusted ephemera ahead. Not so with the oyster shells collected by the Hillis family.

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Road Trip

Summer road trips tend to ignite such a sense of adventure and wanderlust, don’t they? Think state hopping, vista seeing, piled into the car, windows rolled down, radio turned up, not sure where we are sleeping tonight kind of road trips. The kind of road trip where pulling over to take a photo only ten […]

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Inside Universal Studios’ Diagon Alley

It’s official: Universal Studios’ new Harry Potter-themed area, Diagon Alley, will open on July 8! On May 8 and 9, I was lucky enough to be invited to one of the first—if not the first—media events to check out the new additions to Universal Studios, including a preview of Diagon Alley. I know everyone wants […]

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UpGrades at EverBank

//photos by Travis Gibson You’ve probably heard about the new changes to EverBank Field: giant HD video boards, pools and cabanas—it was even discussed on the Colbert Report (we won’t talk about how some people are feeling about that). Jax Mag was invited to check out the new construction first hand last Tuesday in a […]

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The Mindfield – Brownsville, TN

A recent trip to Tennessee brought one of the most fascinating pieces of public art that I’ve ever seen. The Mindfield, located in Brownsville, is the life work of Billy Tripp and is worth a detour from Memphis if you are in the area. Billy began the steel artwork in 1989 and has plans to […]

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