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    Bestbet Orange Park New Games Grand Opening




    Come on down to bestbet Orange Park for their New Games Grand Opening! Celebrate with us as they will be giving away over $10,000 worth in cash and prizes. The first 200 people who play our new games on Friday and Saturday will receive a FREE Grand Opening T-Shirt and everyone will enjoy a FREE drink when you register for a complimentary Player’s Card good for one draft beer, soda, coffee or bottled water. The excitement doesn’t end there! You will have a chance to win some money as we will be giving away $100-$500 every 30 minutes! This is an event you won’t want to miss.

     

    Times:

    Friday, July 29 | 6:00pm – 10:00pm

    Saturday, July 30 | 2:00pm – 6:00pm

     

    New Games Include:

    Three Card Poker

    Ultimate Texas Hold’em

    Two Card Poker

    Pai Gow

    One Card Poker

     

    For more info, click here

    *Valid one (1) free drink coupon per person 21 years of age or older when you register for a Player’s Card. Limited t-shirts available. T-shirts will be given out to first 200 people who play our new games on Friday from 6:00pm-10:00pm and first 200 people who play on Saturday from 2:00pm-6:00p...   [Read More]




    Jacksonville Armada Opens Up Fall Season with 1-1 Draw




     

    Jacksonville goalkeeper Sean Lewis limited the Tampa Bay Rowdies to a frustrating single point on the opening night of the NASL Fall Season with a 1-1 draw in front of a record crowd of 7,690 fans at Al Lang Stadium.

    Lewis made 10 saves in his first start of the year for the Armada FC to spurn double-digit scoring chances for the Rowdies.

    Jacksonville took a lead in the 12th minute through Zach Steinberger, but the Rowdies equalized less than a minute later via Georgi Hristov to level the match.

    Jacksonville will return to action at 7 p.m. next Saturday July 9th when it hosts NASL expansion side Puerto Rico FC in the Fall Season home opener. Fans are encouraged to wear their best tropical gear for Armadaritaville presented by McDonald’s.

    To round out July, the Armada will host Arts and Culture Night presented by Community First Credit Union (5 p.m., July 23 vs. Ottawa Fury). Fans who already have a ticket to the Jacksonville Sharks game at 7 p.m. against the Los Angeles KISS can take advantage of a buy one, get one free ticket offer by showing their Sharks ticket at the Community First Park box office.

    Likewise, fans with a ticket to the Armada match can show up to the Veterans’ Memorial Arena box o...   [Read More]




    Places to see 4th of July Fireworks




     

    Downtown Jax

    Fireworks @ 9:45 p.m. Free parking is available at the Riverside Arts Market. The Jacksonville Fireworks Spectacular will also be broadcasted on Channel 4 from 8-10pm

     

    Jacksonville Beach

    Fireworks @ 9 p.m. at the Jacksonville Beach Pier.

     

    World Golf Village

    Sunday, July 3rd Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.

     

    St. Augustine

    Fireworks over Matanzas Bay @ 9:30 p.m.

     

    Moosehaven

    The Orange Park American Pride Fourth of July celebration from 2 to 10 p.m.

     

    Keystone Beach

    Fireworks start @ 9:30 p.m. Armbands required for entry. Armbands can be purchased for $1 at City Hall, Genesis Fitness, and Mallard’s Dollarama.

     

    Fernandina Beach

     Old-Fashioned Hometown Fourth of July, downtown Fernandina. Fireworks @ 9 p.m.

     

    Hilliard Airpark.

    Fireworks start @ 9 p.m.

     

    Macclenny

     Celebration begins @ 5 p.m., Fireworks @ 9 p.m. at Memorial Park.

     

    Hal Brady Alachua Recreation Complex

    Fireworks start @ 9:30 p.m.

    ...   [Read More]




    Red, White, and Blue Jello Shots




    Celebrate the 4th of July with Red, White, and Blue Jello shots made with Cherry Vodka, Coconut Rum, Blue Curacao, and Jello Mix!

     

     

    Make sure to refrigerate each layer before adding the next layer or the colors will blend together!

     

    Red Layer:

    1 Pack of Strawberry Jello 2 1/2 cups of Hot Water 1 1/2 cups of UV Cherry Vodka

     

    White Layer:

    1 Pack of Pina Colada Jello 2 1/2 cups of Hot Water 1 1/2 cups of Coconut Rum

     

    Blue Layer:

    1 Pack of Berry Blue Jello 2 1/2 cups of  Hot Water 1 1/2 cups of Blue Curacao ...   [Read More]




    Gusto: Taste of Rome celebrates One Year Anniversary!!!!




    Photo of Walter Bianchi owner of Gusto.

    Gusto: Taste of Rome celebrated its one year anniversary in Jacksonville Beach. This is a new hot spot down at the beach that appeals to people who don’t even go to Jacksonville Beach very often. This restaurant is highly recommended for a family get together, date night, or just for the love of Italian food. I sat down with Walter G. Bianchi, owner of Gusto, and got to know about him and the restaurant’s beginning.

    Describe in your own words what customers will experience at Gusto: It’s like the sign says “Taste of Rome”, it’s a night in Rome, a night in old Europe, where you could relax with friends and not hurry to go in and get out. Add good music, good food, good wine, and good companionship and you can take a break from the worries of the world. It’s not about turning tables, it’s about getting people in here, welcoming them into your home; it’s like family, sit here and enjoy. They make it awesome as often as possible.

    How did the idea for Gusto come about? They went through about 150 names until they got to the name Gusto. The name for Gusto stuck, coming from Rome’s word meaning “Taste” and also the Spanish wor...   [Read More]



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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!!!

    Vampir...   [Read More]




    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]




    Mumford & Sons St. Augustine GOTR Schedule




    St Augustine Fl - Mumford & Sons just announced the concert schedule for the St. Augustine Gentlemen of the Road stopover on Sept. 13-14 at Francis Field. Here it is:FRIDAY, SEPT. 134 p.m. Gates open6 p.m. Willy Mason6:50 p.m. Thao & The Get Down Stay Down7:55 p.m. The Walkmen9:15 Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic ZerosSATURDAY, SEPT. 1412 p.m. Gates open1:45 p.m. Bear's Den2:35 p.m. Those Darlins3:25 p.m. Half Moon Run4:20 p.m. Justin Townes Earle5:25 p.m. The Vaccines6:40 p.m. Fun.8 p.m. Mumford & Sons 9:55 p.m. Yacht Club DJs...   [Read More]



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