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    Topgolf Jacksonville Progress at the Town Center




    Progress is coming along with Jacksonville's newest attraction, Topgolf! The Project, which was announced in 2015 is expected to open this fall at the St. Johns Town Center. Topgolf Jacksonville will be situated on 15 acres east of St. Johns Town Center and south of Town Center Parkway, west of I-295.

    Topgolf, which opened in Tampa last December, is the only entertainment center of its kind, offering competitive golfing games for all ages and skill levels and advanced technology to track players’ shots. Those who just want to relax can enjoy the upscale, laid-back ambiance that boasts more than 230 high-definition flat-screen TVs and an extensive food and beverage menu.

    “Jacksonville offers everything Topgolf looks for in a location – proximity to local corporations and a major shopping destination in St. John’s Town Center, fantastic demographics, a fast-growing population, a golfing community and a city that promotes outdoor recreation,” said Topgolf Vice President of Real Estate Zach Shor. “Our Tampa location has already broken company records for attendance, and we see a lot of potential for our concept to grow in the state of Florida. Topgolf Jacksonville is the perfect destination to contin...   [Read More]




    2 Beer Festivals Coming to Jacksonville Beach




    Jacksonville Beach has 2 upcoming beer festivals this fall you don't want to miss!

    Bruval - September 10th

    The event is free to the public, but best experienced with access to the VIP tasting area. With 20+ breweries, 60+ beers to taste, food trucks and live music from The Band Be Easy & more — this will be one for the books. Be a true craft beer lover and get your ticket now by clicking here and save $5 with promo code "904HH"​

    Festival Hours:

    Saturday, September 10: 12-10PM

    The Beaches Oktoberfest - October 14-16

    Florida's Largest Oktoberfest is coming back to the Jacksonville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion on October 14-16, 2016. The annual festival attracts over 55,000 people and will feature performances by GRAMMY award-winning band Blues Traveler, Collie Buddz, The Movement plus many more. Additionally, the festival will offer a large variety of German, craft and oktoberfest beers, food trucks, a 110+ ft ferris wheel, arts & crafts market, games, activities and so much more.

    Festival Hours:

    Friday, October 14: 6PM-10PM Saturday, October 15: 1PM-10PM Sunday, October 16: 1PM-8PM

    For your chance to win vip tickets, cli...   [Read More]




    Riverside's Authentic French American Bistro




    In Riverside, located on Park Street, there is an authentic French American Bistro welcoming hungry customers. Orsay is an independent restaurant owned by Jonathan Insetta. The restaurant opened in August 2008. Following the crash of the stock market in September 2008, they managed to get through it and begin the journey. This restaurant has two dining rooms with personality. The front décor has white table cloths with elegant chandeliers and the back of the restaurant has an industrial, modern look.  This gives their guests dining options for the kind of dining experience they are looking for. The name Orsay is in reference to the Museum De Orsay, which is Jon’s mother’s favorite museum in France. 

    The man who prepares and makes the food a culinary delight is Executive Chef Michael McKinney. Years ago Michael helped open Insetta’s first restaurant, CHEW in downtown. When Jon graduated from Culinary School in Upstate NY, he came back and opened up his award winning restaurant, and McKinney was the sous chef there. He stayed at Orsay for the first 2 and half years but left to take a cooperate job. Luckily he returned and they are happy to have him back. Orsay experiences a low staff turnover, and their goal is t...   [Read More]




    Drink of The Week: Fruit Tingle




    How to make the Fruit Tingle..

    Ingredients

    30mL Vodka 30mL Blue Curacao 90mL Lemonade Dash of raspberry cordial

    Instructions

    Fill a hurricane or hi-ball with ice Add the vodka, blue curacao & lemonade then give it a light stir Pour a small dash of raspberry cordial on top Garnish with a pineapple wedge or maraschino cherry ...   [Read More]




    The Best Places To Catch Pokemon In Jax




     

    Friendship Fountain / South Bank

    Make the loop of the fountain and continue down t South Bank to hit 15 Pokestops, and you will find tons of water Pokemon. Plus River City Brewing Company gives you 10% off while playing!

    Walk The Landing up to Hemming Plaza

    Hit up the Landing and walk up the street to Hemming Plaza and hit over 50 Pokestops! You're bound to catch some high CP Pokemon.

    St. Johns Town Center

    While you shop you can find tons of Pokemon.. There is a Pokestop on almost every street corner. Tons of people drop lures making it a great place to get some new Pokemon.

    Riverside Park

    If you haven’t caught Pikachu yet this is a great place! Pikachu's are abundant here and there are 7 Pokestops to hit up! There are almost always lures here!

    St. Augustine

    There are thousands of Pokestops crammed into the Historic District!! Hit up Treasure Street, wander around Flagler College, and explore the fort for some really cool Pokemon!

    ...   [Read More]



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    Dick Fowler - Golf Perps Caught On Tape




    Rickie Fowler, Dick Fiowler PI and Louis Chavez have hooked up with Farmers Insurance on a new humorous branding act... Heres the first 2 VideosIn the first episode of Dick Fowler, P.I., golf-course enforcer Dick Fowler drops the hammer on a man breaking one of the most important rules of the course. In episode 2 of Dick Fowler, P.I., Rickie Fowler returns as mustachioed lawman Dick Fowler, P.I. This time, the stakes are even higher when a rogue golfer's refusal to replace divots puts him on a collision course with the 9-Iron of justice.Next video is set to drop on September 12th!!...   [Read More]




    Steve Miller Band with guests Los Lonely Boys April 2nd at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre!




    Steve Miller was a mainstay of the San Francisco music scene that upended American culture in the late ‘60s. with albums like Children of the Future, Sailor and Brave New World, Miller perfected a psychedelic blues sound that drew on the deepest sources of American roots music and simultaneously articulated a compelling vision of what music - and society - could be in the years to come. Then, in the ‘70s, Miller crafted a brand of rock ‘n’ roll music that was polished, exciting and irresistible, and that has dominated radio through today. Hit followed hit in what seemed like an endless flow: “The Joker,” “Livin’ in the USA,” “Take the Money and Run,” “Rock’n Me,” “Fly Like an Eagle,” “Jet Airliner,” “Jungle Love,” and “Abracadabra” among them. To this day, these songs are instantly recognizable when they come on the radio – and impossible not to sing along with. Running through Miller’s catalogue is a combination of virtuosity and songcraft along with melodic vocals and signature guitar riffs. His parents were jazz aficionados – Les Paul was his godfather – so as a budding guitarist and singer, Mill...   [Read More]



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