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Belgian Endive Salad at Black Sheep

Posted By: First Coast Magazine Mon, July 21, 2014 9:30 pm EDT

Related Subjects: Restaurants

Summer is a season for light eating. Dining out, it can be a challenge to find dishes that are both refreshing and satisfying.


Three F(x) Ice cream and waffles

Posted By: First Coast Magazine Mon, July 21, 2014 9:23 pm EDT

Related Subjects: Family Fun Restaurants

A dark-haired boy jumps up and down at the ice cream counter as his mother places the order. Then he presses his face against the glass shield, watching the employee twirl sweet milk on a frozen stainless steel plate.


Lifesaving Landmark at the Beach

Posted By: Gary Sass Wed, July 16, 2014 5:24 pm EDT

Related Subjects: Beaches & Waterways General History

Where can you find the best volunteer lifeguards in the world? Just go to Jacksonville Beach and look for the iconic white tower (a.k.a. “The Peg”) along the ocean. This is home for the American Red Cross Life Saving Corps.


Coffee Shop Review – Bold Bean Coffee Roasters

Posted By: Void Magazine Thu, July 10, 2014 4:55 pm EDT

Related Subjects: Areas General Restaurants

Out with the old, in with the bold! Bold Bean Coffee Roasters has just opened its second location in South Jacksonville Beach, ironically where the old Starbucks was located. Bold Bean specializes in handmade, single-origin coffee, espresso beverages, craft beer and a community-orientated atmosphere.


Top Ten Romantic Restaurants in Jacksonville

Posted By: Void Magazine Tue, June 10, 2014 5:31 pm EDT

Related Subjects: Restaurants Romance

What makes a restaurant romantic? If you’re not sure, you probably ought to ask someone female. When I asked my husband for his suggestions for this article, he said, “Is Guzzle Pipes and Gutty Works open yet?” Having an excellent beer list is not usually high on the list of most women’s romance requirements.



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