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A Reflection of Royalty: The Couple Who Captivates With Their New Project, Colors

Words by Amiyah Golden Local Jacksonville duo, Bright Purpel is a new emerging duo that you need to look out for (I mean it… I’m trying to keep you ahead of the curve here!) With songs like ‘LaLa’ that literally embody… sunshine, Bright Purpel keeps me on my toes through their upbeat sound and their immense talent – separately and collectively.    The collaboration is made up of artists Kaylin Peavie, also known by her stage name K.utie, and Jeremy Bracken who goes by the moniker, Jeremy Ryan.   Although the two are paired as a dynamic blend, both are …

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Raising the Bar: 1912 Ocean Bar & Rooftop

Words by Amiyah Golden   The breeze of the Atlantic Ocean is just one of many sensory components to your experience at 1912 Ocean Bar & Rooftop.   With a plethora of menu options including tapas, as well as a raw bar that embraces local seafood, 1912 is Jacksonville’s newest hotspot for feasting and fellowship with friends, new and old alike. Located at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, 1912 provides a stunning view of the skyline and the waves meeting right at the cusp, wherever you sit, you will be met with an …

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Lets Be Real

Words by Amiyah Golden    As a blossoming 21-year-old, my post-college fears aren’t limited to career options or how much my first month’s deposit will be — but the overwhelming fear of finding … adult friends.    Scary!   I’m curious as to how my mom made friends as an emerging young adult, 20 years ago, and let’s just say times were different. People existed in reality. They went out, they connected with similar hobbies, and they had the gift of… gab? Interactions were far more personal and personable than they are today.   Although I’m fortunate enough to have …

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Bouquets and Brickbats

BOUQUETS To Beaches Energy and Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol. With sea turtle nesting season underway, the two organizations launched the #CleanDarkFlat campaign to ensure that our local beaches are safe for sea turtles (clean = free of litter, dark = free of artificial light, flat = free of holes or sandcastles that can trap turtles). Support the cause by purchasing a $10 mug from participating coffee shops at the Beaches. Donations can also be made at the Beaches Energy Services office at Jacksonville Beach City Hall.  To HarperCollins and Penguin Random House for their Unbanned Book Club. The publishing giants …

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Bite by Bite

Arlington  Cliff’s Bar & Grill cliffsbarandgrill.com   Fancy Sushi & Grill Japanese Restaurant fancysushiandgrill.com   The Good Place Nutrition facebook.com/thegoodplacenutrition   Grinders American Diner grindersamdiner.com   La Palmerita orderlapalmerita.com   Rice + Noodles Korean Restaurant riceandnoodles.net   Seven Wonders Restaurant 7wondersbakery.com   Southern Coast Seafood southerncoastseafood.com   Tabouleh Cafe taboulehcafe.com   Thai & Lao Bistro thaiandlaobistro.com   Beaches/Intracoastal West ABBQ  abbqmeatdrink.com   Anejo anejococinamexicana.com   Angie’s Subs facebook.com/angiessubs   Aqua Grill aquagrill.net   Azurea at One Ocean azurearestaurant.com   Barbara Jean’s on the Water barbarajeansonthewater.com   Caffe Andiamo caffeandiamo.com   Cantina Louie cantinalouie.com   Coop 303 coop303.com   Engine 15 …

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September Horoscopes

September Digi Horoscopes   By Ambar Ramirez and Carmen Macri    Aries Pumpkin spice is in the air, Aries. Can you smell it? Unfortunately for you, this fall won’t just be pumpkin carving and “Gilmore Girls” reruns. You might find yourself confronted with situations that require decisive choices. Be wary with how you choose: Similar to the spookiness of the season that is to come, you might find yourself down an undesirable path.    Taurus Happy Fall, sweet Taurus. Even though the leaves are changing colors, it doesn’t mean you have to. In fact, on Sept. 5 when Jupiter goes …

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New Music September

Sept. 1   Puma Blue  Described as, “the chronicle of the graciousness within death and rebirth,” UK artist, Jacob Allen, known best by his alias, Puma Blue is sure to entice listeners with his new project, “Holy Waters.” This comes after his 2021 release “In Praise of Shadows” which garnered uplifting reviews.    With quoted musical inspiration from artists, Jeff Buckley and Bjork, this album is sure to dig deep into the soul. Exploring grief in the ways he knows best – through sound. “[Allen] looking each face of grief in the bloodshot eye.” This album is “a gentle affirmation …

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September Sports Listing

Sept. 1-3 Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp v. Charlotte Knights  121 Financial Ball Park milb.com/jacksonville   Sept. 2-3 Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena jaxevents.com   Sept. 4 RunJAX Labor Day 5K 1st Place Sports–Baymeadows 1stplacesports.com   Sept. 8 Jorge Masvidal’s Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena jaxevents.com   Sept. 12-17 Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp v. Gwinnett Stripers 121 Financial Ball Park milb.com/jacksonville   Sept. 16 Riverfest 2023 Mulberry Cove Marina navymwrjacksonville.com   Sept. 17 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Kansas City Chiefs EverBank Stadium jaguars.com   Sept. 23 Dreams Come True 5K University of North Florida 1stplacesports.com   …

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September Theater & Dance

Through Sept. 3 “Hands on a Hardbody” Limelight Theatre, St. Augustine limelight-theatre.org   Through Sept. 17 “Fiddler on the Roof” Alhambra Theatre & Dining alhambrajax.com   Sept. 2-3 “Paw Patrol Live! Heroes Unite” Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts Jaxevents.com   Sept. 7 Red Carpet Premiere: “Bloody Frickin Mary” Regency AMC 24 facebook.com/bloodyfrickinmary    Sept. 8-10 St. Augustine Ballet Presents the International Dance Festival  Flagler College–Lewis Auditorium flagler.edu   Sept. 9 Braden Carlisle Magic Show The Island Theater, Fleming Island theislandtheater.com    Sept. 14-24 “Elvis, the Musical” Amelia Musical Playhouse, Amelia Island ameliamusicalplayhouse.com   September 15-23 “For Peter Pan on …

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September Special Events

Through Sept. 10 “Expedition Dinosaur: Rise of the Mammals” Museum of Science and History themosh.org   Sept. 2, 6 & 16 St. Augustine Book Festival Ximenez Fatio House Museum ximenezfatiohouse.org    Sept. 6 Jacksonville Historical Society Speaker Series: Nat Glover Old St. Andrew’s Church jaxhistory.org   Sept. 6-Oct. 12 Americans and the Holocaust Traveling Exhibition  Main Library–Fourth Floor jaxlibrary.org/travelingexhibit   Sept. 8 Cocktails & Chemistry Museum of Science and History themosh.org   Sept. 9 Delicious Destinations Food & Wine Event Ponte Vedra Inn & Club givestvincents.org   Sept. 10-11 Jacksonville Orchid Society Orchid & Plant Sale  Mandarin Garden Club jaxorchidsociety.org …

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