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    The Fla Juice & Bowl Will Be Opening This Saturday In Jacksonville Beach




    This Saturday, a new café will be opening in Jacksonville Beach. Owner Daniel Bluett will be opening the Fla Juice & Bowl at 2403 3rd Street South. Having almost 1800Ssf,  the café plans on seating  up to 50 patrons.

    The Fla Juice & Bowl will serve 15 different smoothies along with acai and pitaya bowls, They will also serve hawaiian-style poke bowls, cubed raw tuna and salmon served over sushi rice or organic mixed greens. The salmon and tuna will be fresh daily. There will be options for customers to build their own bowls as well.

    They will also offers several milk flavors including cashew, coconut, macadamia nut, almond  and cow’s milk. There will also be a large variety of superfoods available in fruits and toppings for the bowl that are purchased.

    Daniel Bluett mentioned that he developed this restaurant concept while living in California and felt that the beaches area would be a great fit for his cafe. The store hours will be 8am to 7pm Monday through Saturday and 8am to 5pm on Sunday.

     

     

     

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    Apple Makes Announcements At The Annual Worldwide Developers Conference Today




    Over 5000 developers listened today to Tim Cook and others make a slew of announcements its annual Worldwide Developers Conference at the San Jose Convention Center. Apple unveiled its most powerful Mac yet, a long-awaited Siri speaker, and tons of new software upgrades across all of the Apple platforms, from your iPhone to your Apple Watch.

    The all-new iMac Pro packs monster power into the same super sleek design that makes Apple products so covetable. It comes with processors up to 22 teraflops, memory up to 128 gigs, and as much as 4 terabytes of storage.

    Apple is now battling with Amazon and Google for control of your living room. The company unveiled the HomePod, a speaker with Siri built-in that will start selling in December.  Apple is promoting the HomePod as a cross between a dedicated home assistant and a high-end speaker, saying it can adjust its audio output depending on the size of the room it's in. Users will be able to control the HomePod with their voice, asking Siri to check the weather, provide traffic updates, control smart home devices, and send text messages.

    The Apple Watch will soon be getting an update that brings new watch faces and additional fitness features,. One such watch face will use...   [Read More]




    National Doughnut Day Is Today And Several Locations Have A Free Treat




    Today is National Doughnut Day and some of the donut shops in our area are celebrating with a free treat for you.

    National Doughnut Day was established in 1938 by the female Salvation Army members, known as “Lassies” who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. The holiday is traditionally celebrated every year on the first Friday of June

    Krispy Kreme: Get one free doughnut of your choice, no purchase necessary at participating locations

    Good Dough: They will be giving away mini original glaze doughnuts topped with sprinkles starting at 7 a.m

    Dunkin’ Donuts: At participating Dunkin' Donuts, get a free classic doughnut of your choice with the purchase of any beverage all day Friday while supplies last.

    All of the deals mentioned are at participating locations only and while supplies last. So that means that you need to go early! 

     

     

     

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    New Bowling Alley Coming To The 904




    The 904 has exciting venues coming in the future. After the opening of Daily’s Place this Memorial Day weekend, the city of Jacksonville may soon have a boutique bowling alley and restaurant complex, modeled after Nashville’s Pinewood Social. 

    The new entertainment destination could feature a six lane, vintage bowling alley complete with period-specific ball returns and scoring tables plus a main dining room with dining booths and tables centered around a copper-topped bar.

    Additionally, the complex would house a restaurant which will serve a full lunch and dinner menu accompanied by an exquisite cocktail program. At the venue’s entrance, a coffee shop would flanked by sectional couches, long tables and an ample amount of power plugs for laptops. The Nashville location also features an outdoor swimming pool, pool bar, Bocce ball court, and cabana seating spread throughout a popular outdoor cabana area - Imagine that in downtown Jacksonville!

    The location where the new venue is planned to be developed is in the Doro District, not far from the newly built Daily’s Place. Its exact spot will be adjoining Intuition Ale Works, BLK SHP an...   [Read More]




    Jaguars Second-Round OT Cam Robinson Signs Rookie Contract




    JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Jaguars OT and second-round draft selection Cam Robinson from the University of Alabama became the sixth member of the team’s 2017 draft class to sign his rookie contract, the club announced today.

    “It feels great,” said Robinson after signing his contract on Wednesday. “It is something that you always dream about when you are a kid. It is a life-long goal. To get this accomplished is another checkmark off the list.”

    The Jaguars entered the second day of the NFL Draft with one selection in each of the second (35th overall) and third (68th) rounds. The Jaguars then traded their second- (35th) and sixth (187th)-round selections to the Seattle Seahawks for the 34th overall pick, and selected Robinson.

    “I think (OTAs are) going well,” said Robinson. “There are always a ton of things I can improve on. That is the type of player I am. I am always looking to improve. I think for the most part I have made pretty good strides and I have done a good job with progressing day in and day out.”

    Robinson, 6-6, 320, started all 43 games at LT during his three-year career in Tuscaloosa. The recipient of the 2016 Outland Trophy – given annually...   [Read More]



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    Mama Mia Is Back In Jacksonville




    MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.

    Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!.

    Event Dates & Times:

    Friday, October 18 – 8:00pm

    Saturday, October 19 – 2:00pm & 8:00pm

     

    For tickets and more information, visit artistseriesjax.org. 

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    Jacksonville Beach Getting Massive Celtic Festival November 16th




    Join us for upbeat music, lively dancing, rugged Highland games, and cuisine of the colorful Celtic culture. Vendors include a variety of traditional Celtic food, beer and memorabilia. Entertainment includes internationally known musical groups, local fife and drum corps, Irish and Scottish dancers and Kid's Zone.

    The festival gates open on November 16th  at 11 a.m. with the opening ceremony at 12 noon. Performer Lineup(Main Pavilion Stage): 12 p.m. Spade McQuade 1:15 p.m.    Fear Buile 2:30 p.m.    The Gothard Sisters 3:45 p.m.    Colm Kirwan 5:00 p.m.    The Willis Clan 6:15 p.m.    Searson 7:30 p.m.    Rathkeltair 8:45 p.m.    Enter the Haggis The Pipers, Scottish and Irish Dancers will perform 15 minute sets between bands on the Pavilion Stage. The Highland Games and Rugby exhibition will take place on the beach between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

    The Scottish Highland Games are Sponsored by the Northeast Florida Highland Games! Sign up and Registration will be on the beach (1p-4p). Caber Tossing, Stone Throwing, Weight for Distance, Hammer Throw and Tug of War. You can also pre-register on our web site: www.jaxcelticfest.com

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    Events This Weekend : 10/10 - 10/13




    Thursday:

    PVL Release Party - Neptune Beach Location: In the courtyard at beached town center (Lillie's Coffee Bar) Time: 6:30pm Complimentary valet parking provided by A1A Valet

    Grand Opening of Ladies Night - Every Thursday @ Taste - Tinseltown Location: Tase Food Studio in Tinseltown Time 9-close Ladies Drink Free All Night. RSVP Here: http://on.fb.me/1bfS0zf

    Friday:

    Downtown Office Party - Downtown Location: Hemming Plaza  Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  This is your chance to try something new for lunch from one of the many food trucks, get some fresh air and network with the people around you!

    Concert in the Park - San Marco Location: Fletcher Park in San Marco Time: 6-late Featuring music by BE EASY. Food available from: On the Fly Sandwiches & Stuff, The Happy Grilled Cheese & Le Petite Cheri Cupcakery. Wine and Beer will be Available. FREE Admission but bring your chairs and blankets.

    JAXtoberfest - Downtown Location: Shipyards across Bay St from Maxwell House Time: 3-10 Activities include: 5K Beer Run, Keg Tapping Ceremony, Food & Brew, Live Entertainment, a Kinderfest Area for kids and MORE!!!!! See JaxtoberFest.com for more information!!!

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    Huge Country Superfest Set To Come To Jacksonville




    October 10, 2013 (Jacksonville, Fla.) – The first-ever Florida Country Superfest, featuring the biggest stars in country music, is set for June 14 and 15, 2014 in Jacksonville, Fla., officials announced today. Jacksonville’s EverBank Field will play host to two jam-packed days and nights of country music and tailgating fun.

    The complete talent lineup along with ticket information and other details surrounding this mega-event will be released at a press conference scheduled for Nov. 14 in Jacksonville. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Thursday, Nov. 21.   Country music fans interested in signing up for the mailing list and securing tickets before they are available to the general public through a special pre-sale opportunity can register at www.FloridaCountrySuperfest.com.   “The Florida Country Superfest will generate a lot of excitement and showcase Jacksonville as a destination for entertainment,” said Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown. “Events like this have a great impact on tourism and the local economy. I am thrilled that the community leaders and event producers worked together to make Jacksonville the host for this festival.”

    Festival Productions, Inc.–New Orleans (FPI-NO) and S...   [Read More]




    Gentlemen Of The Road St. Augustine Stop Over Recap




    St. Augustine FL - “Gentlemen of the Road Stopover” was the biggest event that has happened this year and 904 Happy Hour went down to St Augustine’s Francis Field get the low down. I got to go down to Francis Field both days of the festival to check out the music and the crowd. From observing the number of attendees, it was said that there were at least 30,000 people that attended the festival. The line-up contained 12 bands for the two day festival. Mumford and Sons was the headliner for the festival and they performed a great show and gave the best performance their fans have ever seen. What also makes this a big event is that this was the final show for the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover and St. Augustine was the last stop. This festival was very artsy and brought many attendees from Jacksonville to Tampa and some people from out of the state as well.

    Day 1 went off smoothly and showcased Willy Mason, Thao and the Get Down and Stay Down, The Walkmen and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes. Each band gave a great performance and had their unique style. I categorized some of these bands as alternative, indie rock, or indie folk band. Each band performed a one hour set and I thought they all did a great job. When the night was over...   [Read More]



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