Category: Happening at the Beach

Beach News Now: 8/30/2016
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Beach News Now: 8/30/2016

Comic Con coming to beaches library
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Comic Con coming to beaches library

What do you think of the new welcome sign?
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What do you think of the new welcome sign?

Moonlight Movies returns to Jax Beach
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Moonlight Movies returns to Jax Beach

Moonlight Movies returns to the SeaWalk Pavilion beginning April 22, 2016, with the movie Finding Nemo.  This popular family friendly, outdoor movie series combines a movie under the stars, the sound of the ocean, and a sea breeze for a memorable night to share with family and friends. Learn what movies are in the series, movie […]

Skate park open house to be held in Jax Beach
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Skate park open house to be held in Jax Beach

The City of Jacksonville Beach invites you to a design presentation of the new municipal skate park to be located at South Beach Park.  This Open House will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the City Hall Council Chambers, 11 North 3rd Street.  A presentation will be […]

Warnings flying for Florida coast as Sandy approaches
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Warnings flying for Florida coast as Sandy approaches

Tropical storm watches and warnings are flying for the east Florida coast as Hurricane Sandy makes a swipe at the Sunshine State. Sandy’s rapid intensification just before a Cuban landfall has many Floridians on edge. Any western deviation in track could bring hurricane force winds to the coast. At the very minimum, The Beaches will […]

WARRIORS FIND ASSISTANCE WITH SERVICE DOGS
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WARRIORS FIND ASSISTANCE WITH SERVICE DOGS

There was once a time when animals that assisted the handicapped were primarily known as “Seeing Eye Dogs.” Over the past decade, in this age of political correctness, the term Seeing Eye Dog has transitioned into “Service Dog,” but the title isn’t the only change in regards to the functions they provide. Service dogs have […]

JIM AND TABITHA FURYK FOUNDATION TREAT KIDS TO DAY AT PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP
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JIM AND TABITHA FURYK FOUNDATION TREAT KIDS TO DAY AT PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP

  When it comes to giving back to the community, Jim and Tabitha Furyk take it as their personal responsibility to make a difference in the community they have chosen as their home. Since moving to Ponte Vedra the Furyks have started The Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation and have been hard at work to […]

PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP MORE THAN JUST GOLF FOR MANY LOCALS
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PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP MORE THAN JUST GOLF FOR MANY LOCALS

Whether you love golf or not, chances are you wait patiently all year for the PGA TOUR’s flagship event to come back to the First Coast every May. The PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP is unmistakably the TOUR’s biggest tournament, and for the golfers who tee it up in hopes of winning the tournament, it is one of […]

OPENING OF THE BEACHES PARADE THIS WEEKEND!
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OPENING OF THE BEACHES PARADE THIS WEEKEND!

With the opening of the Beaches only days away, beach residents will be pondering whether or not to fight the crowds that converge to the shoreline to begin the beach going season. The Opening of the Beaches festival put on by the City of Jacksonville Beach every year is like our greeting card to the […]

Meeting Austin Adamec
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Meeting Austin Adamec

                              The beaches community really is a fertile place for  musical talent, too.  Must be that salt air, those sea breezes.  Growing up at the beaches is a fortunate thing!  Well, we already knew that, but it really is something; we roam […]

Keep the Ferry - and Historic A1A: Our Islands and Coastline Needs It
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Keep the Ferry – and Historic A1A: Our Islands and Coastline Needs It

Florida’s Historic Highway A1A begins just south of the Georgia border, then comes east to hug the coastline all the way to Key West.  Mile Marker 0. We’ve all seen that white oval A1A decal.  It’s iconic. Remember that it’s northeast Florida’s A1A too, and the Mayport Ferry is part of that highway, the same […]

26.2 in Pictures, Part Two and The End.
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26.2 in Pictures, Part Two and The End.

This is our last installment of the 26.2 for 2012.  It was another smashing success, and as the cities remove the last of the evidence of the race – street markings, yard signage, banner flags that lined our Third Street (aka historic Highway State Road A1A), the neighbors, too, have race remnants around their yards.  The […]

Entertainment at the 26.2 20 Mile Mark: Friends of Blake
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Entertainment at the 26.2 20 Mile Mark: Friends of Blake

The Jacksonville Band Friends of Blake came out to entertain the runners, volunteers, spectators, and photographers at the 20 mile mark of the course.   The staged themselves near to the street and amazed us with their ability to play guitar with knit gloves on their fingers (and their musical talent, for sure)!  It was […]

A Photo Story: The 26.2 and the People Who Love It (Part One)
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A Photo Story: The 26.2 and the People Who Love It (Part One)

The race began ten minutes late, due to the shuttles’ schedule having been a bit delayed.  They waited for everyone to arrive…and gave us photographers a bit more light to work with as each minute brought sunrise nearer. She sports the number 1. She gives the runners a last-minute rallying call and thanks everyone.  Jacksonville […]

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