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These Jacksonville, FL based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to jacksonville..
Experience Exotic Cuisine: Jacksonville's Must-Try Latin American Restaurants
In this article, we explore three exceptional Latin American restaurants located in Jacksonville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Around Jax: New restaurants opening and a ‘skate then sip’ event
Whether you’re a foodie looking for a few new places to sample or just a creative way to spend your Saturday night, new events and options are popping up all Around Jax.
ATL Deli in Duval County Encounters 11 Health Inspection Violations
ATL Deli, located at 2261 Edgewood Ave W Ste 9 in Jacksonville, in Duval County, has been cited for 11 health inspection violations, according to the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation report.
Waterfront restaurant approved over objections
A plan to build a restaurant on the waterfront at the new Riverfront Plaza got the go-ahead Thursday over some objections. The site of the former Jacksonville Landing was originally going to be turned into open green space next to the St. Johns River with a cafe and playground closer to the street. But a new proposal would reconfigure the layout and put the restaurant right on the water.
A Journey Through Korean Flavors: Jacksonville's 5 Must-Try Restaurants
This article presents five outstanding Korean restaurants in Jacksonville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If yes, we invite you to share your experiences in the comments section below:
Graphic: Doctors Remove 150 Live Bugs From Florida Man's Nose
In disgusting news... A Florida man is breathing easier now that 150 live bugs have been removed from his nose!!! Get this, he started feeling symptoms in October!. “Over a couple hours my face just started swelling, my lips swelled, I could hardly talk,” the patient told First Coast News.“I couldn’t even get up to go to the bathroom without my nose starting to bleed.”
A Taste of Japan in Jacksonville: The Top 5 Japanese Restaurants to Discover
In this article, we're exploring five exceptional Japanese restaurants in Jacksonville. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Mother and daughter open first bookstore, coffee shop to help historically black neighborhood
State Representative Angie Nixon is opening up a bookstore and coffee shop in a historically black neighborhood in Sherwood called Café Resistance Bookstore. She says the idea started with her daughter Natalie.
LUZ defers action on proposed Northside Chick-fil-A
The City Council Land Use and Zoning Committee made no decision Feb. 21 on whether or not to recommend zoning approval for a proposed Chick-fil-A near the North Creek subdivision in North Jacksonville. LUZ Chair Kevin Carrico used the power of his position to defer the issue until the April...
Grumpy’s Restaurant Looks to Expand in Northeast Florida Territory
Beloved Jacksonville diner looks to St. Augustine, FL as part of their regional growth plan. The traditional full-service Americana breakfast diner has been successfully serving the Jacksonville community since 1999 and has been franchising since 2019. With popular locations in Orange Park, Middleburg, St. John’s, Neptune Beach and Wildlight (Yulee), the brand is now looking to expand into nearby St. Augustine. With strong population growth of the area since the most recent census, Grumpy’s Restaurant is confident the coastal and historic city is the perfect place for their expansion efforts.
Beloved Jacksonville D-Line drummer, co-founder dies after recent heart problems
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A founding member of the Jacksonville Jaguars Drumline has died from a heart condition. Michael Patterson had 20 years of leadership as the co-director of the D-Line. He also served as a drummer at First Baptist Church. The 44-year-old was remembered Wednesday with a “Walk of...
'Place to be since 1963': Landmark Jacksonville-area, family-owned fish camp up for sale
Billy Ham, co-owner of Whitey's Fish Camp, told the Florida Times-Union that the fish camp is on the market due to preparation for retirement.
Duval Models Strike a Pose on NYC Runways
WGModels is on the front line to becoming Northeast Florida’s premier Talent and Model Management Agency. The agency provides global opportunities for aspiring and new talent on the First Coast. Founded by Florida resident and former IT Business Analyst, Brandi Kosecki, she is carving a way through the modeling system to educate, inspire and motivate the next level of students ready to walk the runway. Some of the agency’s members recently trekked to New York’s famed Fashion week, WGModels Aniyah Thomas and Tameika Johnson had the opportunity to display and hone their skills at the International Heritage Fashion Week Penthouse, HitechModa production, and Runway Seven at Sony Hall. “Wow the models from Jacksonville were on point and ready to walk,” said performer Brooklyn Isla. After striking a pose for the NYC cameras and the crowd, Thomas and Johnson returned to Jacksonville with additional arsenal for their portfolios. “This was a learning experience. The classes, learning new walks and an inside glimpse of becoming a next stop model was a plus. We will be back next year,” said Thomas. WGModels Kneeling L-R: Brandi Kosecki and Rapper 4letterKing; Standing: L-R Lakeisha Thomas, Lane Allen, Devon Victory, Aniyah Thomas and Jay Wright.
'It's been a rough couple of years': Death of beloved Florida manatee, Asha, highlights ongoing threats, risks
So far this year, state wildlife officials have recorded 83 deaths across the state through Feb. 9
Insiders share photos, videos on SnapJAX during National Love Your Pet Day
Tuesday, Feb. 20, is National Love Your Pet Day, and there’s nothing we love more than an excuse to have you share photos of your beloved animal family members with us. Whether they’re four-legged, furry, feathered or fearsome, we want to see the non-human members of your family. News4JAX Insiders, log in to your account in SnapJAX and look for the Precious Pets category -- and be sure to include your pet’s name!