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Timoti’s Seafood Shak – A Fresh Catch for 5 Points

Timotis Seafood Shak, Jacksonville, FL, 5 Points

One of newest restaurants is Timoti’s Seafood Shak–which fills a culinary void in the neighborhood, that of fast casual seafood. Surviving in 5 Points means you have to be good and consistent. From what I’ve seen so far, they may well thrive. It’s helpful for Timoti’s that this is not their first location. The major kinks were probably worked out in their Amelia Island locale. Design-wise, Timoti’s offers something more than the usual aesthetic. It’s clearly fast casual, but there’s an upscale feel nonetheless, probably because of the custom wood work, both on the ceiling and wall paneling, contrasting with …

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Sweet Talk with Calli Marie Bakes

is the fabulous brainchild of ’ head baker Calli Marie. In the past year, Calli has become a bonafide Jacksonville social media star, due to her quirky sensibilities as well as her unique cakes that combine beauty and flavor in a delightfully playful manner. Trained in the kitchens at the , Calli Marie honed her craft in a number of local Jacksonville bakeries before she fatefully landed at BREW Five Points. When she began baking as a pro shortly after finishing culinary school in 2013, Calli found herself making traditionally beautiful cakes that were chock full of artificial and lower …

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Motion Sweets – decadent delicate delights

You may have tasted a macaroon or two, but have you ever had an authentic hand-crafted French macaron? There is a difference between the two, and Megan (Mee-ghan) Suggs at bakery is well aware of this as she hand crafts these decadent delicate delights in her tiny kitchen at the bakery. Adrian Suggs and his wife Megan had a vision in 2011 when they hawked their baked goods at the Pecan Park flea market. They sold tasty cupcakes, donuts, cookies, and more, but it was the authentic macarons with their ooey gooey fillings inside a delicate, sweet crunchy cookie that …

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On the River: Coal Ash Stories

Event: Coal Ash Stories Documentary Screening and panel with the filmmaker Date/Time: Monday,  February 1st, 6:30pm Venue: Sun-Ray Cinema, 1028 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204 Tickets: Free, RSVP required Contact: www.stjohnsriverkeeper.org Coal ash, the toxic remains of coal burning in power plants, is a hazardous waste. The concentrated substance is a chemical mixture that can cause cancer, developmental disorders, and reproductive problems in humans. It poisons our water and kills fish and wildlife. Finding beneficial uses or proper methods for disposal has become increasingly difficult for coal fired power plants, raising concerns about how this toxic ash could contaminate nearby …

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“TO THE SEA” Water Is Our Core

Players by the Sea & The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Review As a continuation of the celebration for the in Jacksonville, and The presented an original one-act play by Jacksonville Playwright entitled “” for one performance on October 21, 2015. A bit of background on how this project came to fruition is in order. , the Executive Director of Players by the Sea, after becoming aware of the local TV show “” and Mr. Alabisco’s love of water and swimming, arranged a discussion meeting. Players over the years has always been committed to bringing new works by local …

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Year of the River – Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

By: Amber Sesnick Year of the River has provided a platform for artists, environmentalists, and historians to engage visitors in a dynamic discussion of the , which has been called the cultural current of our city. The river has been an important factor in economic growth, recreation, and creating better quality of life for Jacksonville residents.  Through art and cultural experiences, it has been possible to increase awareness around its importance and well-being. More than 90,000 people from the Jacksonville community were able to view Reflections: Artful Perspectives on the St. Johns River and engage in its related programming. From interpretive dance …

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Get Feaky: “ALLELUIA! THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL”

After triumphant collaborations on 2008’s REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA and 2012’s THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL: EPISODE ONE, cult filmmakers Darren Lynn Bousman and Terrance Zdunich are back with the second installment to their fantasy-musical film franchise. In ALLELUIA! THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL, Lucifer sets a plot in motion against Heaven and all hell breaks loose. ALLELUIA! THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL, the second installment to the cult hit THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL: EPISODE ONE. The musical-horror film, which stars David Hasselhoff, Emilie Autumn, Paul Sorvino, Adam Pascal, Ted Neeley, and Barry Bostwick, among many more, will kick off a traveling circus tour with its premiere …

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A Comedy Worth Thinking About “CLYBOURNE PARK”

This summer’s collaboration between , a Theatre Company and will be Bruce Norris’s thought-provoking comedy , a play about race, real-estate and relationships.  Named for the fictional white neighborhood introduced in Lorraine Hansberry’s seminal play “A Raisin in the Sun,” Clybourne Park is a neighborhood twice transformed. Starting in 1959 we meet a Russ and Bev, a white middle-class couple packing for a move out of the neighborhood. Visits from their clergyman and their neighbors lead to a heated disagreement about the buyers for Russ and Bev’s home, a black family, and their worries about the impact on their property values. In …

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Dish Update, May 2015: Eat, Drink & Be Merry in Jacksonville

Hoptinger Bier Garden & Sausage House opens in Jacksonville Beach

Food Editor Erin Thursby reports on where to eat, drink and be merry in the greater Jacksonville area. Thursby also serves as the Executive Director of , a non-profit organization that serves to foster and preserve local cuisine, educating the public about local food and beverage sources, local restaurants and North Florida dishes. Foodie News Hoptinger Bier Garden & Sausage House We’ve been eagerly awaiting the opening of the Hoptinger Bier Garden & Sausage House since last year. It’s finally open at 333 1st St N in . Craft beer, full bar and a menu of sausages, brats, and, surprisingly, …

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Veg Fest – March 7 in Riverside Park

Veg Fest, Jacksonville, FL

There are lots of fun events and festivals going on in Jacksonville this spring, but make sure you add the Northeast Florida Veg Fest to your calendar. This festival is more than a great food and beer selection. Veg Fest, presented by , a Jacksonville-based nonprofit focused on animal, health and environmental issues, connects people to local businesses that prove profits and principles can go hand-in-hand. Come relax at the park and enjoy gourmet popsicles, innovative nachos, stonecore pizzas and Jamaican specialties from  out of Gainesville, Florida. Sit in the  beer garden and listen to live music from  and the …

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