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Dream Day 2017 hosted by Dreams Come True
Dream Day, hosted by Dreams Come True charity and PRI Productions, is a celebration for Northeast Florida children who are battling life-threatening illnesses. It’s truly a magical event where the children can let loose and have some fun.
The purpose of Dream Day is to provide an unforgettable day for local children and families in need of a break from their day-to-day struggles with life-threatening illnesses. The celebration is part of Dreams Come True’s Special Times program, which provides the dream child and his or her family opportunities to enjoy special activities they may not otherwise get to experience. They may get tickets to a Jaguars game, an evening at the movies, a concert or a festival to spend a day at. Whatever the opportunity, Special Times reminds the children and their families they are special and loved.
Saturday, June 10th, 2017 will be the third year for Dream Day to be here in Jacksonville, where young dreamers are celebrated as super heroes, princesses, and more in a party and parade just for them. Children will be celebrated one family at a time by riding in either a stretch limo or cruising in one of Main Street’s antique classic cars. They will start at the entrance to the PRI P... [Read More]
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.
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!
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]
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Fall Out Boy Coming To St. Augustine
St. Augustine, FL (January 9, 2014) – Supergroup Fall Out Boy announced today they will hit the road for the must-see concert event of summer. Aptly titled the MONUMENTOUR, the band will showcase their trademark brand of fiery, hard-charging rock music across the U.S. to 30 plus cities in the summer’s best venues. Fall Out Boy with New Politics will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
SAVE ROCK AND ROLL is the gold certified fifth studio album from the GRAMMY-nominated band Fall Out Boy and features the multiplatinum hit “My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)” and the new hit “Alone Together.” SAVE ROCK AND ROLL debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 and #1 on iTunes in 27 countries when it was released in April. This is the band’s second #1 debut; Platinum selling “Infinity On High” topped the chart in 2007 which followed multi-platinum breakthrough album “From Under The Cork Tree” released in 2005. Hailing from Chicago, Fall Out Boy—Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley —have appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone and other prestigious publications. They have performed on Saturday... [Read More]
Indoor Speedway Coming To Jacksonville This Spring
Jacksonville Fl - Get ready to start your engines! Autobahn Indoor Speedway will open soon in Jacksonville, Florida, bringing the excitement and fun of real racing to everyone. The new speedway, which is located just off Interstate-95 and Butler Blvd. plans to open on in April of 2014.
According to Autobahn's Managing Partner, David Larson, "Indoor kart racing has been popular in Europe for many years and has recently found a strong following on the west coast of the United States. Autobahn Indoor Speedway is extremely excited to be bringing the first European style indoor electric kart racing facility to the Jacksonville area.
At Autobahn Indoor Speedway, everyone can be a race driver and feel the rush of being behind the wheel of Italian made adult racing karts that approach speeds of 50 MPH. If you are new to racing, rest assured, because the experienced and friendly staff will teach you some basic racing techniques to help you to feel confident and to be competitive during your first race. There are even Junior Karts (with a little slower speeds) suitable for the younger crowd if they are at least 48" tall.
Since the speedway is indoors, the weather not a factor. The indoor faci... [Read More]
NYE 2014 Jacksonville Events
Every year we put together the best list of events for NYE, here ya go - party responsibly!!
333NYE @ MOCA
For four years now, The Contemporaries have been throwing the biggest New Year's Eve bash in the city. This year's fete will be bigger than ever. Revel the night away on the dance floor, try your luck gambling, enjoy festive drinks and eats and experience the best ball drop countdown in the city, all at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville. Black tie optional. Hors d'oeuvres, beverages & entertainment are complimentary with admission. December 31, 2013 // 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. All Guests must be 21 or older.
Jacksonville Scene Party @ River City Brewing
Bring in the cheer as we celebrate and ring in the new year at River City Brewing Company! The best deal around town, the best view of the fireworks at Midnight with the best crowd! Kiss the year away from 9 PM to 2 AM for a special Jacksonville Scene price of just $65!!!! New Year’s Eve Ticket Includes: -Open Bar that includes: Beer, Wine and well liquor until 1:30 AM!!!! -Light food and appetizers -Champagne toast at Midnight -DJ -Prime view of the downtown fireworks must be 21 and up with valid picture ID. All tick... [Read More]
2014 Gator Bowl Events
LATITUDE 30 PLAYER OUTING DATE: (SEC) Dec 27 & (Big Ten) Dec 28 TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 PM LOCATION: Latitude 30 COST: Venue is open to the public!
TAXSLAYER.COM GATOR BOWL LATITUDE 30 PLAYERS OUTING FOR THE SEC AND BIG TEN TEAMS
Players will experience a fun-filled evening with the Players at one of Jacksonville’s newest and most popular entertainment venues. In addition to a great menu of food favorites, players will enjoy such great activities as bowling, billiards and the latest arcade games – not to mention big screen T.V’s and music galore. Latitude 30 is an experience that has something for everyone!
This luncheon showcases the best of the “past and present” in Gator Bowl history and is a great opportunity for fans to meet and greet the coaches and players participating in the Gator Bowl as well as legends from the Gator Bowl past.
Tortuga Music Festival Lineup Released
On April 12th & 13th (11am to 9pm EST), Fort Lauderdale Beach will host Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival. Held on the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in a beautiful oceanside setting, Tortuga Music Festival is a multi-day, multi-stage music festival featuring some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music. This years line up includes big names like: Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Train, Sheryl Crow and more.
Tortuga Music Festival brings like-minded fans together for an unforgettable beach weekend experience that pairs music with meaning to raise awareness for marine conservation. Tortuga Music Festival works hand in hand with the Rock The Ocean Foundation to increase public awareness about the issues impacting the world’s oceans and to support scientific research, education and ocean conservation initiatives.
In their first year, over $70,000 was given back to their Conservation Village partners such as the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Nova University, and dozens of others in the South Florida Community as a direct result of ticket sales and donations from Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival.
Photos from Tortuga 2013:... [Read More]
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