Super Bowl LIV in Miami The are coming off a disappointing 5-11 season. But every year brings renewed hope. As we launch into a new season next month, the Jaguars will be hoping that a strong regular season will help them reach the 2020 Super Bowl. And there are reasons to be hopeful. Firstly, the Jaguars are stacked with talent. They are particularly strong in defense, which will again be led by Jalen Ramsey. That defense will be even more formidable if comes back and rookie proves as good as advertised. Secondly, the Jags just signed Nick Foles. The seven-year veteran is a Super …Read More »
Crawdaddy’s: A look back!
Driving up to the front door, rustic wasn’t really the right word. It was old, seasoned barnwood and torn-off rusted whatevers nailed in every which way. It reminded me of a dilapidated tobacco warehouse you could find at the end of a country road in the Carolinas, yet evoked the essence of old Jacksonville. One of the most fascinating things about this space was the chicken coop full of chickens and roosters as one entered. started out as the place to be for fun, a relaxed country dining atmosphere on the river. Sure, there were no potatoes boiled in a …Read More »
Friendship Fountain – Now Celebrating 50 Years!
Once the “World’s Lightest and Tallest Fountain”, Now Celebrating 50 Years! Since 1963, Jacksonville has enjoyed a signature fountain and park designed by the late, world-renowned architect , also designer of the , among other notable city buildings. Opening in 1965, and the are situated on the , where generations of families have enjoyed ambulating between the Main Street or bridge, which opened in 1957. The fountain, park, and bridge are the visual triumvirate architectural signatures which connect what was once known as South Jacksonville to Downtown. In the beginning, the fountain and park were made possible by a donation …Read More »
Home Start then On The Road Finish – JAGUARS 2015 Schedule
The start has a homey feel, and they’re on the road at the finish. In between, the Jaguars’ 2015 regular-season schedule features a three-game road trip and what could be a season-defining November and December around EverBank Field. And, oh yes … The also will play back-to-back road games against two of the NFL’s best teams – and two of the best quarterbacks – in late September and early October. Those are a few of the highlights of the Jaguars’ 2015 schedule, announced along with the rest of the NFL schedule Tuesday at 8 p.m. The schedule features consecutive home …Read More »
Brian Ray – guitarist for McCartney
If auditioning to play guitar for one of the world’s most influential rock stars is not intimidating enough, imagine performing live alongside Sir in front of 77,000 screaming fans. was already an accomplished artist when he took the pre-game stage at the 2002 Super Bowl in New Orleans to “interview” for the position as guitarist with McCartney’s new touring band. Ray knew he would fit the bill, transitioning easily from guitar to bass, lead to rhythm, electric to acoustic. He previously logged 14 years as guitarist and musical director with ‘ band and played with huge talents like , , …Read More »