King Street District

Eco-Relics wants to save our landfills: Waste Not Want Not

As an underground fire encroaches on nuclear material in St. Louis’ Bridgeton landfill, another half-eaten meal winds up in the trashcan. Food is the largest single category of municipal waste. As it rots underground, it generates flammable methane gas. When the gas ignites, the the resulting smolder is difficult to extinguish or contain. In Bridgeton it has been burning for five years, slowly creeping towards a large deposit of nuclear waste. The world produces about four billion tons of food every year, and nearly a third of it is wasted. The resources used to produce that food are also wasted, …

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Swash Me Buckle – Propeller Club Pirate Party

  Event: Propeller Club Pirate Party Venue: CoRK Arts District Date/Time: Nov 7, 7pm-midnight Tickets: $45 single, or $40/each multiple Contact: www.propclubjax.com The Propeller Club gives fundraising a new spin with the 5th annual Pirate Party to benefit the . The event will be held from 7pm-midnight Nov 7 at and features dinner, live entertainment with Mr. Natural, raffles, a silent auction, door prizes, a costume contest, and tarot card reader. The pirate-themed event is the largest fundraising effort organized by the . In 2014, the club raised nearly $14,000 for , doubling the amount raised in the previous year. …

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What’s Brewing? Oktoberfest

A personal beer mug that displays, in holographic form, the temperature of the beer within its confines, the beer’s alcohol content by volume (ABV), its International Bitterness Units (IBUs), your heart rate, blood pressure, family birthdays and bank account balance–along with the price you are paying for your selected brew. Sounds like Google Glass, huh? Where can you purchase such a beer mug? Wrong question. You should be asking when you will be able to purchase it. It doesn’t exist–at least not at the time this article is published. But I am sure somewhere, somebody is working on developing such …

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Best Restaurant Bars in Jacksonville

The experience of having a beer, a glass of wine, or a cocktail with one’s meal is a time-honored tradition that I totally support. It’s easy to say that support for this tradition runs high, considering the plethora of restaurant bar options that are available in our fair metropolis. It goes without saying that some restaurants have better bars than others, and that sometimes a particular place will be better for satisfying a specific craving than others. For the sake of brevity, these four restaurants provide a good mix of tasty food and delightful libations that make them some of …

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