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BRICKBATS & BOUQUETS Wednesday, June 15
BOUQUETS TO EIGHT-YEAR-OLD AUTHOR NATALIE McGRIFF McGriff, the eight-year-old, award-winning co-author of The Adventures of Moxie McGriff, was invited to attend the June 14 White House Summit on the …
HURRICANE PARTY ESSENTIALS Wednesday, June 15
Flooding is a common symptom of summer storms on Florida’s first coast. Last week’s Tropical Storm Colin brought our first brush with these storms. A minor storm, Colin nonetheless reminded us to …
TURNING CANTONESE Wednesday, June 15
In Jacksonville we have limited options for authentic, crave-able Chinese food; our choices pretty much begin and end with crummy mall style wannabes. But at Peony Asian Bistro in Mandarin, life …
UNCHARCOALED TERRITORY Wednesday, June 15
SOME SERIOUS LAUGHTER Wednesday, June 15
Before there was such a thing as radical or edgy comedy, there was Dick Gregory. When he showed up in the national comedy scene in the mid-50s, Gregory stepped onstage, unflinchingly riffing on race …
HOLA, PRIMO HORROR! Wednesday, June 15
It has been said that the past 20 years have witnessed a Renaissance in Spanish-speaking horror films. Without going into the Latin antecedents of that particular genre, numerous other nationalities …
GOING IT ALONE Wednesday, June 15
Many people associate Chris Cornell with big riffed, fully plugged in, wall shaking hard rock, thanks to his role as singer in the recently reunited Soundgarden, and the now-disbanded …
The list of contributors to Cheryl Grymes’ 2016 campaign for reelection to the Duval County School Board looks, at first glance, unremarkable. A number of contributors are from Jacksonville and a …
LOVE IS LOVE Wednesday, June 15
What the HRO Fight is Really About
MOOD INDIGO Wednesday, June 15
Sarah Sanders meets me at the door. Within seconds I encounter Mama Blue. The moment Sanders and I walk inside a Starbucks in the suburban DMZ that is Lakewood, someone recognizes her. “Mama …