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The Jacksonville Sharks Host The Monterrey Steel In The Playoffs Tonight
The (11-1) Jacksonville Sharks are set to take on the (7-4) Monterrey Steel for the NAL Playoffs in Jacksonville on tonight at 7 p.m.
The Sharks and Steel faced off last week, and the Sharks were given their first loss of the season as they fell to the Steel 44-37. Despite resting quarterback Damien Fleming for the majority of game the Sharks will ahead of the Steel at the half however, the Steel made a late drive before the half to score a field goal making the score 29-21 and the Steel received the ball following the half assisting the Steel come back to take the lead in the third quarter. Despite that, the game was a close battle between teams, the Sharks leading the entire first half before Monterrey made their comeback in the third quarter. The Sharks made multiple attempts to retake the lead closing in with a score of 44-37, but turnovers proved to be too costly as the Sharks rallied on their final drive, reaching the redzone but a fumble ended the drive and the Steel ran out the clock to give the Sharks their first loss of the season.
This playoff game is going to be the ultimate test for this Sharks team. The winner of this game will head to the National Arena League Championship ... [Read More]
Dinner in Jacksonville’s Oldest Historic Shopping and Dining District
Avondale has been well known for its historic shopping and dining districts. Avondale’s sophisticated charm and oak-lined avenues cater to the upscale shopper with a covey of specialty boutiques, fine galleries and gourmet eateries like The Brick, Biscottis, Orsay and others.
Located in Historic Avondale, Brick Restaurant features eclectic selections with regional inspiration. It is a neighborhood favorite with signature dishes embracing a modern take on American Cuisine.
Restaurant Hours: Monday thru Thursday: 11am-10pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am-11pm
A staple of the Avondale / Riverside dining district is a small bistro style restaurant and bar specializing in eclectic American cuisine infused with Southern charm, craft cocktails and some of the best desserts Jacksonville has to offer. Offering casual comfort, innovative cuisine (try the fabulous Sunday brunch), and with a personality all its own, the Avondale eatery has expanded to accommodate its citywide clientele. Walk through the door and you’re face-to-face with their dessert case filled with decadent ... [Read More]
Morton’s The Steakhouse Is Opening Tomorrow At The Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Morton's The Steakhouse is scheduled to open inside the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront hotel tomorrow June 23rd. Morton’s has converted the former Plaza III The Steakhouse, which closed in 2009 and they will have 298 seats, with 224 inside the dining and bar area and 74 seats on the patio.
Morton’s is based in Houston and previously operated on the Southbank. It closed in early 2012 as part of shutdowns after a change in ownership.
What began in Chicago in 1978 is now one of the most award-winning steakhouses around. For over 30 years, Morton's Steakhouse has been on a mission to provide "The Best Steak... Anywhere." Focusing on quality, consistency and genuine hospitality, Morton's seeks to provide not only memorable cuisine, but a memorable experience. With fresh, succulent seafood and famed USDA prime-aged steak, it's no surprise that Morton's has thrilled diners all over the world.
Their hours of operation will be as follows:
Monday - Thursday 4pm - 10pm
Friday - Saturday 4pm - 11pm
Sunday - 4pm - 10pm... [Read More]
8 Lazy Rivers In Florida That Are Perfect For Tubing On A Summer’s Day
Summertime is here in Florida and many can agree that it is unbearably hot. This time of year, Floridians begin a season-long conquest for fun ways to get out of the house without melting into a puddle. While swimming pools and water parks are fun, there is nothing that beats Florida’s natural lazy rivers.
Despite Florida having its alligators living in the state, they usually prefer to stay clear of these busy areas. However, its always wise to stay alert and aware of your surroundings when exploring anywhere in Florida.
1. Ichetucknee, Fort White
The most well-known tubing spot in Florida. It marks the summer tubing season here when visitors are allowed to launch from the north end. There are daily limits on the number of tubers and this popular park can reach maximum capacity easily in summer months, so arrive as early as possible. Located northwest of Gainesville, open from 8:00 a.m. until sundown every day of the week. The north launch closes at 2:00 p.m., or earlier if the 750-person limit has been reached.
Address: 12087 SW U.S. Highway 27, Fort White, FL 32038.
2. Rainbow Springs State Park, Dunlop
Rainbow Spring... [Read More]
One Spark Returning To Jacksonville
The One Spark event in Jacksonville will have a new home in 2017 thanks to a partnership with Bold Events, the entertainment arm of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The two-day event that showcases creators, innovators, entrepreneurs and social and cultural projects will take place Oct. 6-7 at the newly opened Daily's Place and EverBank Field's West U.S. Assure Club.
Spark Tank, sponsored by One Spark Ventures, returns and will feature several rounds with $5,000 prizes,.The championship competition will award a $20,000 prize. Each zone will have creators selected by a panel of judges to participate in a Spark Tank round for a chance at a $5,000 award. There will be 5 different zones for the creators to qualify in.
Helping to offset the costs associated with putting on the event, Festival attendees will be required to register and purchase a ticket this year: $5 in advance and $10 on the day of the event.
One Spark will begin the night of Oct. 5 with a concert, which will require the purchase of another ticket. The act for the concert has not been announced yet.
Potential creators can begin registering for the festival on July 10th. Registration will run through Sept. 8. There is no cost to ap... [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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