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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]
Jaguars Second-Round OT Cam Robinson Signs Rookie Contract
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Jaguars OT and second-round draft selection Cam Robinson from the University of Alabama became the sixth member of the team’s 2017 draft class to sign his rookie contract, the club announced today.
“It feels great,” said Robinson after signing his contract on Wednesday. “It is something that you always dream about when you are a kid. It is a life-long goal. To get this accomplished is another checkmark off the list.”
The Jaguars entered the second day of the NFL Draft with one selection in each of the second (35th overall) and third (68th) rounds. The Jaguars then traded their second- (35th) and sixth (187th)-round selections to the Seattle Seahawks for the 34th overall pick, and selected Robinson.
“I think (OTAs are) going well,” said Robinson. “There are always a ton of things I can improve on. That is the type of player I am. I am always looking to improve. I think for the most part I have made pretty good strides and I have done a good job with progressing day in and day out.”
Robinson, 6-6, 320, started all 43 games at LT during his three-year career in Tuscaloosa. The recipient of the 2016 Outland Trophy – given annually... [Read More]
Maple Street Biscuit Company Is Getting Ready To Open Their 11th Location
Maple Street Biscuit Company is a local restaurant group who will be opening their 11th location this summer at the Pointe Meadows Shopping Center just off Interstate 295. The shopping center where they will locate already has a Winn-Dixie and a Stein Mart as it's main tenants.
Maple Street Biscuit Company was started by Scott Moore and Gus Evans in Jacksonville, Florida. They opened their doors on November 8th, 2012 to a community with open arms and hungry tummies. They opened in San Marco and have always focused on southern comfort food with a modern twist. Since that opening, they have seen such great success and have opened more community stores in the surrounding area.
There lies a heart beat behind Maple Street before it ever opened its doors, and it wasn’t out to just make a profit. It was out to make a difference and be a part of the community. Walking into every Maple Street, you should be walking into a culture created around the idea of just that. They put them in every store for a reason. Besides serving you delicious food, they wanted to create an atmosphere for a memorable experience as well. Those community tables are the key.to sharing a meal with someone who you may or may not know.
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Gentlemen—what style will you be going for this Movember?
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2013 Jacksonville Fair Entertainment Schedule
Jacksonville Fl - This year, the Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair's entertainment lineup promises something for everyone. A broad range of top performers will take the stage during the 12-day event, treating audiences to everything from classic rock, country and blues to golden oldies. All entertainment will be on the outdoor stage and will be free with admission to the Fair.
VIP Seating is offered @ $10 per ticket (gate admission not included). VIP Seating is for select shows on a first come, first serve basis in a reserved area not reserved seating. If you wish to charge your VIP tickets, CLICK HERE . This link will take you to our on-line store where you may purchase your tickets. VIP tickets will not be mailed after,October 28th, they will be held for pick-up in the Fair Administration Office.
Grandpa's Cough MedicineEntertainment Stage - 8:00pm
Hailing from Atlan... [Read More]
Florida Georgia Events 2013
Events & Activities Haunted Harbor - Halloween Party
Thursday, Oct. 31 7 - 11 p.m. Metropolitan Park Halloween night, Metropolitan Park on the river will be transformed into Haunted Harbor – the ghost pirate island. On the stroll through Haunted Harbor, guests can grab sweet treats, hear tales from beyond, and have fortunes told before reveling in the ultimate outdoor costume party at the park. This first Halloween Haunted Harbor party is sure to be a memorable event. Click here for more information.18th Annual Merrill Lynch/Bank of America Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony presented by Ruth's Chris Steak House
Friday, Nov. 1 at 11:30 a.m. West Club at EverBank Field University of Florida Inductees: Jevon Kearse & Lindy Infante University of Georgia Inductees: Peter Anderson & Matt Stinchcomb Reserved seats are $60; Corporate tables (10 seats) $600 Call (904) 630-3600 for more information and reservations.Florida Georgia Block Party
Friday, Nov. 1 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena The 3rd Annual Florida Georgia Block Party at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena presented by Bud Light benefitting Daniel Kids wi... [Read More]
Florida / Georgia Festivities at the Jacksonville Landing
JACKSONVILLE, Fl – The Jacksonville Landing welcomes The University of Florida and The University of Georgia fans for a weekend celebration surrounding one of the most infamous rivalry football games. The Landing has scheduled a variety of entertainment to appeal to fans of all ages throughout the property.
Activities are scheduled to take place on Hogan Street, in The Landing’s Courtyard and inside various Landing restaurants and nightclub. The complete schedule for this year’s Florida – Georgia Celebration weekend is as follows:
Thursday, October 31
1) North Florida’s Biggest Halloween Party 7 p.m. – Midnight Kick off FL/GA weekend on the river featuring live music on the Riverfront Courtyard Stage by Radio 80, giveaways, drink specials and a costume contest with a $1,000 cash prize.
2) DJ Marco at Fionn MacCool’s 9 p.m.
3) Thomas Rhett live in concert at Mavericks. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Friday, November 1
1) DJ Capone and Company with host Chris Cantillo in the Courtyard 7 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
2) Live music by Grimm White Steed playing the... [Read More]
10/24 - 10/27 - Events This Weekend - The Best of the Best
There are lots of events happening around Jacksonville this weekend. Heres our top picks.
Cocktails for a Cause Happy Hour
Times: 6:30p – 8:30p
Location: Sheraton Jacksonville
Ladies Night @ Taste Food Studio
Times: 10:00p – 2:00a - Open Bar for ladies 10-12
Location: Taste Food Studio in Tinseltown
Times: 10:00p – 2:00a
Location: Whisky River
70s/80s Halloween Bash benefiting Girl Scouts of Gateway Council
Times: 7:00p – 11:00p
Location: University Club Downtown Jacksonville
2nd Annual Blue Ball
Times: 10:00p – 2:00a
Location Shim Sham Room
Walk of the Dead Bar Crawl
Times 9:00p – 2:00a - Registration: 8:00p – 11:00p
Trike – A – Thon benefitting St. Jude
Times: 2:00p – 5:00p
Location: T’s Learning Center – 11761 Beach Blvd
... [Read More]
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