A Must Read, Even If You’re Not a Musican-Hit So Hard, A Memoir by Patty Schemel

Hit So Hard, A Memoir by Patty Schemel In 1994 a chasm was filled with the release of Hole’s Live Through This. Sadly, it has never been given its proper credit and the record’s genius was overshadowed by the celebrity of the band’s arresting and talented leader Courtney Love. In Hit So Hard, the memoir…

Jacksonville’s very own Mama Blue and John Austill Hit the Road to Memphis

The blues is a unique American art form that has often been associated with the delta or its “mountain cousin” southern Appalachia. Jacksonville, Florida has a long-standing blues tradition. It is weaved in many different versions such as the early twentieth century tent shows and countless artists that have roots in North East Florida. Jacksonville’s own…

PEMCO Expands Jacksonville Team with Three New Hires

Progressive Employer Management Company (PEMCO), a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), has added three new business consultants to the experienced staff in its Jacksonville office. Dede Ebelt, Chad Blenden, and Heidi Segona will help support the local business community with human resources, payroll administration, workers’ compensation, and risk management services. “Jacksonville is home to prominent corporations…

Cassidy Lee

You might recognize Cassidy Lee, a 21-year-old Jacksonville native, from the Duval Divas or as the lead singer of South of Savannah. She plays everywhere from Whiskey Jax (both locations) to Mudville Grill to Farmer’s Markets out in the middle of nowhere to opening for the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus at Jack Rabbits last year. Hopping…

Hope Springs Florida is now open!

The dream of Ann and Joe Rodgers is finally a reality at their home in San Marco.  Vacation respite care, especially for children with autism, is available at an affordable cost.  These families encounter difficulties that neurotypical families do not have to deal with, and most of them do not have a way to unwind…

5 Minutes With Grace Lipari of The Antique Fox with Southern Grace

I had the opportunity to sit down with Grace Lipari, Owner of The Antique Fox with Southern Grace. She and her partner opened their store just over a month ago in San Marco. She always had a passion for antiques and had a booth at a local antique mall. Her favorite pieces are the florals. Grace…

December 10th Holiday Benefit Concert in Honor of Stetson Kennedy

The Florida Music Food Initiative, Inc. will have artists featured for an annual holiday benefit concert and food drive located at Beluthahatchee Park, State Road 13 at the homestead of author and activist Stetson Kennedy. This concert requires reservations, please call 904-206-8304 and leave a message to reserve your seating. The following artists will be…

St Augustine Amphitheatre

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre was built in 1965 to commemorate St. Augustine’s 400th Anniversary as our nation’s oldest permanent European settlement. The 16-acre section of Anastasia State Park that makes up the amphitheatre grounds includes an old quarry where coquina rock was obtained to build early St. Augustine homes and commercial buildings, as well as…

The Big Ticket 2017

The Lumineers SET LIST Submarines Flowers in Your Hair Ho Hey Cleopatra Gun Song Dead Sea Charlie Boy Slow It Down Sleep on the Floor Angela Ophelia Big Parade My Eyes Patience Walls (Circus) Stubborn Love New Politics SET LIST Everywhere I Go (Kings & Queens) Dignity Fall Into These Arms West End Kids Color…

Collaborate and Give

Every month, Forking Amazing Restaurants partners with a local nonprofit to host a fundraiser through its Collaborate and Give program. This months nonprofit is Vision Is Priceless — a Jacksonville organization that provides free eye health screenings, as well as eye exams, prescription glasses and specialty care for uninsured and underserved members of the community.…