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  • 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...
  • 13th and Moncrief Redux
    Jacksonville's 13th and Moncrief Redux
    The members of the Jacksonville City Council led by District 8 Councilwoman Denise Lee, made their points Tuesday night by speaking in righteous indignation about the problems of violence in the city.On Monday night a six year old was wounded in...
  • The 2014 Jacksonville career fair is happening this month
    The 2014 Jacksonville career fair
    Great news for Jacksonville job seekers: The Jacksonville Career Fair will be returning on August 20th! Registration is now open for entrants who wish to receive updates, early notifications, and even job opportunities via email or text message...
  • Adoption number 1,109 as of 4:00pm EST
    Jacksonville non-profit places over 1,000 pets in three days
    The non-profit group First Coast No More Homeless Pets in Jacksonville, Fla. set a new 2-day placement record and is still going strong on the final day of their "Mega Pet Adoption Event" at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds this weekend. The...
  • End the VisionWalk season with a bang
    Foundation Fighting Blindness pushes to end VisionWalk season 'with a bang'
    The 6th Annual Jacksonville VisionWalk may be over, but the spring VisionWalk teams still have some work to do.The spring VisionWalk season is coming to a close, but the national VisionWalk total is $100,000 short of its goal, according to an...
  • VisionWalk 2014
    6th Annual Jacksonville VisionWalk a big success, surpasses fundraising goal
    Visually impaired people and their friends and families gathered on April 26 for the 6th Annual Jacksonville VisionWalk at the University of North Florida to show their support for blindness research.Nearly 500 walkers participated in the free,...
  • Celebrate the life of Marineland's "Nellie" with Free Admission May 15th
    Celebrate the life of Marineland's "Nellie" with Free Admission May 15th
    Sixty one year old Nellie a Marine Land Dolphin passed away this week. Nellie was the oldest dolphin to be raised in human care. Nellie became an icon in marine biology and an ambassador for marine animals. You can find more information about...