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Online Dating Experiment

Tinder Harry Moore Hello, Tinder, my old friend. After taking something of a sabbatical from the dating scene, I began to think that it was about time to get my now-immunized self back out there. As is the case for many people out there these days, the most readily available avenue for that was through an app on my phone. And so, began the inevitable redownloading of Tinder. After adding some more recent images (me on a boat, me in a nice shirt, me and my dogs, me and my boys at Hogwarts, Orlando) and a new bio (“FSU Grad, …

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February Film Reviews

Harry Moore Scream When a new maniac puts on the Ghostface mask and begins terrorizing the town of Woodsboro, it is up to the seemingly unkillable trio of Sidney Prescott, Gale Weathers and Dewey Riley (played by franchise veterans Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox and David Arquette) to team up with a new generation of would-be teenage victims in order to uncover the killer and put an end to the carnage.  It’s been 25 years since the first Scream, directed by the late great director Wes Craven, slashed its way into movie theaters and syphoned together a level of witty self-awareness …

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Dear Dumbs,

My daughter has been married now for four years to a great guy. Because my daughter didn’t like his last name she decided to keep and go by her maiden name. He was 100% totally on board with her decision and that right there shows what kind of a guy he is. However ….. they are now pregnant! We’re all so excited. My daughter mentioned the other day that she wants the child to use her maiden name. She doesn’t think that this time it will go over very well with her husband. In fact, she’s almost 100% positive about …

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The Green House of Riverside

Nicole Carroll Northeast Florida has a lot of musical history people are well aware of: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Limp Bizkit, Molly Hatchet, JJ Grey & Mofro,.38 Special and Yellowcard just to name a few. Not as well known, however, is Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Allman Brothers formed here too. When the band was starting out in Jacksonville in the late 1960s, they lived in a home called the Green House in Riverside, which still stands today. The Green House was home to the band before they were famous and was purchased in the 1970s by the Brown family. Current …

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January Film Reviews

Spider-Man: No Way Home Spider-Man swings in to save the day—and movie theaters—in what may be the most ambitious and crowd-pleasing superhero film to date. Following the closing moments of the previous entry, Spider-Man: Far from Home, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) has been outed to the world as being the web-slinger’s secret identity. With his friends and family also catching backlash over the revelation, Peter seeks help from Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) by asking to have the whole world forget that he is Spider-Man. Unfortunately, Strange’s spell backfires and causes Spider-Man villains from other realities to appear in Peter’s universe. …

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South Carolina to Tokyo – Japanese-Styled Resturant, O-Ku

“What could be better than fresh sushi among a beautiful beach view?” asked Indigo Road founder, Steve Palmer. Indigo Road is a hospitality group formed in 2009 and based in Charleston, South Carolina that owns and operates 25 restaurants and hotels in the Southeast. Among those businesses is modern Japanese-styled restaurant O-Ku. O-Ku, the group’s most recent endeavor, will open in Jacksonville Beach in early 2022. According to Palmer, the restaurant’s cuisine is “modern Japanese [with a] high focus on quality ingredients,” including flying in seafood from Hawaii and Tokyo. At their Jacksonville Beach location, O-Ku will, of course, use …

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april, 2022

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