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  • Brendon Cavainolo and Lisa Pleasants
    Local Nonprofit MOMS for Sight to host 6th Annual Black Ties & Blindfolds
    Jacksonville-based nonprofit organization MOMS for Sight is hosting its 6th Annual Black Ties & Blindfolds fundraising event at 7 p.m. Saturday at Florida State College at Jacksonville's Wilson Center for the Arts at 11901 Beach Blvd., and...
  • FFB
    Local Foundation Fighting Blindness chapter hosts 'Talk to the Expert' seminar
    Jacksonville Foundation Fighting Blindness chapter members will gather to hear Dr. Timothy Schoen speak Sunday at the University of Florida's Charter Auditorium in downtown Jacksonville.If you or someone you know has ever been diagnosed with...
  • Lynn Sherman Candidate for City Council District 8
    Fresh Choices-Fresh Start for District 8
    As in many metropolitan cities, Jacksonville has city council districts that have always been represented by African Americans. However there is no law or city ordinance that says those districts must always be represented by the same African...
  • Jacksonville Supervisor of Elections: experience or opportunity
    Jacksonville Supervisor of Elections: experience or opportunity
    In a little more than 30 days from now Jacksonville , Florida voters will head to the polls once again to chose new representatives for the city council, Supervisor of Elections, Sheriff and Mayor. Not surprisingly, there was only one contender...
  • New Belgium beer dinner kick's off Kickbacks's
    Kickback's returns to beer dinner scene in Jacksonville, Fla.
    With the opening of Goozlepipe & Guttyworks expansion, Steve Flores has essentially quadrupled the size of his popular King Street Beer District anchor Kickback’s Gastropub. During the long construction phase of the project, Flores made...
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    Jacksonville FFB chapter hosts 7th Annual VisionWalk kick-off luncheon
    Local members of the Jacksonville chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness will gather Sat., Feb. 21, at Maggiano's Little Italy for the 7th Annual Jacksonville VisionWalk Kick-off.VisionWalk is a signature fund-raising event for the...
  • funkadelic beet home fries
    Funkadelic's beet fries prove everything is good fried
    The food truck revolution has caught fire and I just jumped on the bandwagon, thanks to the delicious and creative offerings from the Jacksonville based food truck, Funkadelic. With a home address on FunkyFood Drive (can I please live there too?),...
  • Britt ACE Interns 2014
    Rogue Valley students spread their wings with Britt Festival internship program
    This year saw the debut of an internship program for high school students that will encourage the arts and give students a look into the real world.Portland conductor John Trudeau and his friend Sam McKinney inspired volunteers to erect a...
  • NFB
    National Federation of the Blind hosts 8th annual NFB Blind Community Picnic
    Join the members of the National Federation of the Blind's Greater Jacksonville chapter on Oct. 11 for a community picnic.Guests at the picnic will enjoy food, trivia, Bingo, music, and kids' activities. This free event is open to blind or...
  • Blake Bortles
    Can Chargers avoid upset-minded Jaguars and go 3-1?
    With a two-game winning streak in hand, the San Diego Chargers look to make it three in a row Sunday afternoon as they host the lowly and winless Jacksonville Jaguars (1:05 Pacific time, CBS8).Coming off of back-to-back wins over Seattle and...
  • Fort Caroline
    UNF to hold "The Great Fort Caroline Debate" on Saturday
    This year is the 450th anniversary of the establishment of Fort Caroline by the French in 1564. After all this time, Fort Caroline has recently generated controversy regarding its actual location. Tradition has it located on the St. John's...
  • Jaguars to give Eagles a scare?
    Eagles cannot look past Jaguars towards Colts
    The Philadelphia Eagles seem to have been given a gift in their opening game on Sept. 7. But while the Eagles face the Jacksonville Jaguars at home in Week 1, the counterbalance is having them visit the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night in Week 2...
  • A New Design for the Jacksonville Landing
    The Jacksonville Landing Design
    The design to redo the Jacksonville Landing initially proposed by Developer Tony Sleiman and endorsed by Mayor Alvin Brown should be scrapped and given to an architect with an eye for something other than a downtown version of a strip shopping...
  • World Art Drop Day 09/02/2014
    World Art Drop Day
    Jake Parker, creator of Antler Boy, Missile Mouse, Skull Chaser, Little Bot and Sparrow, and Inktober.Is asking for help to promote his World Art Drop Day.All artists, (that means students and professionals, painters and cartoonists, sculptors and...
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness logo
    Jacksonville FFB Chapter Speaker Series meeting addresses low vision technology
    Jacksonville Foundation Fighting Blindness chapter members recently had the opportunity to get their hands on some of the latest low-vision aids during a presentation at the University of Florida Charter Auditorium given by a low-vision aid vendor...