One of the most popular and fastest growing music festivals in Jacksonville over the past few years has been the Welcome To Rockville music fest. It’s a festival that highlights Hard Rock, Punk Rock, Grunge Rock, and many other forms … Continue reading
When you think of Florida, you might think of place that’s relatively flat, with marshes, swamps, beaches, and so forth. But while hiking in the Timucuan Preserve, located in the Ft. Caroline region of Jacksonville, I discovered that there some … Continue reading
What is fun relatively cheap and completely entertaining? ………The Sharks, an arena football team here in Jacksonville that won the 2011 Championship and hope to take it this year, once again. The Sharks games are all about the entertainment and … Continue reading
So how many people went to the Spark Walk……..A LOT. When I say I couldn’t find a parking spot I mean I ended up way out at the Prime Osbourne and had to ride the tram to Hemming Park, then … Continue reading
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Hemming Park is the physical heart of Jacksonville. It is the city’s focal point for art, community and culture. Every first Wednesday the site hosts Art Walk. Founded by Isaiah Hart in 1857, it was originally known as “City Park” … Continue reading
For the last three years Jacksonville has been one of the destinations for this fabulous event showcasing inventors, creators, and entrepreneurs of Jacksonville and surrounding areas as well. This year it is being held on April 6th- 7th; this year … Continue reading
It’s FREE. Kingsley Plantation is open seven days a week, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. You can explore the grounds at Kingsley Plantation, which include the slave quarters, barn, … Continue reading
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On the west side of Jacksonville rests the Jacksonville-Baldwin Trail. It is one of the area’s oldest continually traversed routes. It goes from a dense pine forest to swamps to oak laden hammocks. It is beautiful. There are many … Continue reading
The Cummer Museum is truly a treasure in Jacksonville. Formally a wealthy family home, it has since transformed into J’ville’s most iconic haute culture centerpiece. Established in 1961, the museum and adjacent gardens are a brilliant way to spend … Continue reading
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262 – that’s how many! Not to mention the community centers and recreational complexes. Jacksonville owns and operates the most municipal parks in the country. Over 80,000 acres are dedicated to public space – which rivals that of other, … Continue reading