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Posted By: email@example.com Fri, April 04, 2014 1:19 pm EST
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One Spark, the World’s Crowdfunding festival, kicks off this year on Wednesday, April 9 for a five-day event. Within the participating 20 square blocks of Downtown, many One Spark venues are historic treasures. Here’s a few to enjoy as you support your favorite creators.
Posted By: Ron Whittington Tue, December 10, 2013 1:55 pm EST
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Jacksonville has its share of traditional malls like Town Center and The Avenues to keep shoppers busy during the holidays. But for visitors looking for a unique shopping excursion that’s off the beaten path, a new promotion going on at Jacksonville’s beaches offers a fun shopping alternative.
Posted By: Ron Whittington Fri, November 01, 2013 3:13 pm EST
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Get Hooked on Fishing at Mayport! There’s no better way to see the beauty of Jacksonville’s beaches than to fish its waters – and no lack of opportunities to do it, either.
Posted By: Visit Jacksonville Intern Thu, July 18, 2013 9:41 am EST
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Do you love music? Of course you do! Luckily for you, Jacksonville has a ton of music events happening on a daily basis. From huge artists like Justin Bieber and Carrie Underwood playing at the Veterans Memorial Arena to the local and underground musicians playing at some of the smaller venues in the city, there is a scene for music lovers of all kinds!
Posted By: Visit Jacksonville Intern Tue, June 11, 2013 2:07 pm EST
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If you’re looking for some great outdoor activities here in Jacksonville, look no further than Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park ! Located at 500 Wonderwood Drive in Jacksonville, Hanna Park is the ultimate adventure when looking to spend time in the outdoors in Jacksonville, whether you are looking for a fun afternoon or thinking about enjoying a night of camping with friends and family, this park has it all!
Posted By: Sarah Gibson Wed, April 03, 2013 7:43 am EST
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Baseball has deep roots in Jacksonville that spread back to 1888, when we hosted Major League Baseball’s first Spring Training. It was not until 1904 when pro baseball was actually established in the River City with the Jacksonville Jays at Dixieland Park.
Posted By: Katie Kurycki Fri, March 15, 2013 4:48 pm EST
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Has anyone ever said to you “What’s there to do in Jacksonville?” or “What makes Jax so special?”. Here's an easy answer...
Posted By: Sarah Gibson Tue, January 15, 2013 2:38 pm EST
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Some people call them fish shacks, holes in the wall, dives- I call them Fish Camps! When you visit a city that is virtually surrounded by water you are bound to be able to nosh on fresh seafood at any restaurant. Of course you can dine in a fancy restaurant and be served the fresh catch of the day, but no experience rivals those of dining in a true fish camp.
Posted By: Sarah Gibson Mon, December 10, 2012 4:04 pm EST
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Now let’s get down to business, yes we have beauty, tranquility and the great outdoors in Jacksonville, but what you really want to hear about is…SOUTHERN COMFORT FOOD.
Posted By: Patty Jimenez Mon, December 10, 2012 3:52 pm EST
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I love King Street in the Historic Riverside Neighborhood, it seems like overnight it has become a hot spot for culture, cuisine, entertainment and everything local. And those are all things we do great in Jacksonville.