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On Tap in Jax

Posted By: Local Expert Guest Fri, December 19, 2014 12:36 pm EST

Related Subjects: Bars & Nightlife

Soaking up the craft beer scene in Jacksonville, Florida.


‘Project Atrium’ photographer focuses on details

Posted By: Denise M. Reagan Fri, December 12, 2014 4:18 pm EST

Related Subjects: Arts & Culture

Angela Strassheim creates images that are more like paintings than photographs. “I don’t take pictures. I make photographs,” Strassheim said. “Everything in a photograph is there because I decided it would be there.”


Mom’s Guide to Jacksonville’s Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails

Posted By: Jacksonville Moms Blog Tue, November 18, 2014 8:55 am EST

Related Subjects: Areas Family Fun General Outdoors & Nature

Have I mentioned that I love the fall? Yes, I think I have! Besides all the fun activities like visiting pumpkin patches and enjoying great family traditions, the beautiful weather in the fall makes it the perfect time of year to enjoy many outdoor activities that can be limited by the heat and humidity of our Florida summers.


His-tor-ee That’s Free

Posted By: Gary Sass Wed, November 05, 2014 3:12 pm EST

Related Subjects: Arts & Culture Family Fun History

We call it the “First Coast”, home of the first European settlements and a region steeped in history. Read on for a brief description of some of our local museums and sites which are free or have a nominal fee.


Kid-Friendly Activities and Eats: The Beaches

Posted By: Jacksonville Moms Blog Sun, November 02, 2014 11:30 am EST

Related Subjects: Adventure & Sports Areas Beaches & Waterways Family Fun General Outdoors & Nature Restaurants

I thought I would start dissecting our little (HUGE really) city by areas and talk about some fun, kid-friendly places to go and eat! Since I am a beach newbie, I have decided to start there. We have been exploring the area over the past few months and finding tons of great places. Everyone comes to the beach at one time or another, so I hope this will be helpful!


Top Five Favorite Running Destinations in Jacksonville

Posted By: Jacksonville Moms Blog Sat, November 01, 2014 10:41 am EDT

Related Subjects: Adventure & Sports Areas Family Fun General Outdoors & Nature

It’s that time of year again! Time to get off the treadmills, skip the gym and get outdoors to run and enjoy the cooling fall temps. Fortunately for us, Jacksonville is a city of many different scenic landscapes, from the St. John’s River to the beautiful Atlantic Coast, so you will never get bored on your runs.



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