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July 8, 2010
Burro Bags Tres Leches Desserts Sweet Pete's by Alina Kodatt As far as local beaches go, I’m a Jacksonville Beach girl. My husband, daughter and I regularly load up our towels, chairs and change of clothes, make our way down JTB and swing left on A1A. In short, the normal

4th of July Celebrations & Fireworks

July 1, 2010
July 2 WORLD GOLF VILLAGE FIREWORKS Enjoy one of the largest fireworks displays in Northeast Florida as the World Golf Village celebrates Independence Day. Bring blankets or lawn chairs and find a spot around the Walk of Champions to enjoy the show. Admission is free. Restaurants and shops will be

Free (and Cheap) Summer Fun for Families

June 10, 2010
by Kellie Abrahamson Kiddos on the First Coast will be celebrating this month as they start their summer vacations. This time of freedom for them is a time of panic for parents as we scramble for things to do to fight off boredom. Here’s a list of free and cheap

Way more than books

May 8, 2010
by Alina Kodatt I have a crush. It’s not an ordinary crush, like on a boy or a movie star. No, this crush is on a building, made of brick and steel and glass. Turns out I’m completely smitten with the downtown Main Street Library. Every Wednesday, rain or shine,

Celebrate Asia! 2010

May 7, 2010
There are lots of cliche things you can do with your mom for Mother’s Day. Luckily, we have an alternative. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the Hyatt Regency at the Jacksonville riverfront will be holding a pan-Asian festival called Celebrate Asia! 2010. Vida Vongsay, Chair of Celebrate

Earth Month Events

April 6, 2010
by Anna Rabhan Senator Gaylord Nelson established Earth Day 40 years ago in order to inspire environmental awareness and action ( More than 140 countries will observe it this year on Thursday, April 22. But why wait? The entire month of April is Earth Month, and there are lots of


April 3, 2010
by Kellie Abrahamson You’ve figured out what you’re doing with the kids during spring break, but that’s nothing more than a dress rehearsal for the mother of all breaks: summer vacation. There’s nothing memorable about a summer zoning out in front of the TV and those three months will seem


April 3, 2010
“A caterpillar who seeks to not know himself would never become a butterfly.” For the past 40 years, Tree Hill Nature Center has served as a popular destination for environmentalists and energy conservationists as well as nature lovers. What started back in 1970 as a rugged piece of Florida wilderness

26.2 with Donna

February 9, 2010
On February 21 at 7:30 am the national breast cancer marathon and half-marathon will begin near the Mayo Clinic Campus in Jacksonville and follows the course through the unique beach communities of Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach. The course will detour onto 2.5 miles of beautiful hard-packed sand

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