Category: Arts & Entertainment

Want to See Wicked?  Try the Lottery!
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Want to See Wicked? Try the Lottery!

     The  Broadway smash hit Wicked ‘s  national tour opened in Jacksonville January 4 at the Times-Union Center Moran Theatre.  A tremendously popular show with an intensely loyal fan base, Wicked is generally sold out. It runs through January 22, and you can order your tickets through The Artist Series by clicking here … and / […]

WICKED: Behind the Scenes of the Jacksonville Tour Stop
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WICKED: Behind the Scenes of the Jacksonville Tour Stop

The Beaches Online got the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at a touring Broadway show. WICKED, often considered one of Broadway’s “biggest blockbusters” is returning to the area for a 3 week limited engagement. So how does it all work? Find out in our report.  

If New Year's Was Today...
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If New Year’s Was Today…

… would so many have come to frolic and play? It is winter, after all, but it was easy to forget, just a few days ago, when the WaveMasters held their 17th annual New Year’s Day Polar Plunge.  The tradition began with a group of surfer friends who got together on New Year’s morning and celebrated […]

Annual Tradition on New Year's Day
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Annual Tradition on New Year’s Day

Hundreds flocked to the Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach on the first morning of 2012 to ring in the new year with a plunge right into the Atlantic Ocean. The skies were blue and the temperature was mild; while years past had seen downright chilly air temperatures to greet the ‘plungers,’ this year’s Polar Plunge […]

A 'Wicked' Fun Night Out On a Budget
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A ‘Wicked’ Fun Night Out On a Budget

With WICKED’s return to the First Coast set to commence on January 4, the show’s ticket lottery is as well. ‘Popular’ among Broadway shows, WICKED is bringing with it a great deal to Jacksonville. If you’re not familar with a theatre ticket lottery, here’s how it works: You arrive at the theatre two and a half hours […]

Ring in the New Year with a Taste of Ireland
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Ring in the New Year with a Taste of Ireland

Looking for a great place to party on New Year’s Eve? We have a great little Irish pub here in Atlantic Beach, owned by four sisters from Limerick, Ireland. Founded in 2005, Culhane’s has set the local standard for traditional Irish meals, mixed with the local cuisine you’d typically find in our coastal environment. Always […]

It's the Perfect Time for Winterfest...
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It’s the Perfect Time for Winterfest…

…at Adventure Landing, now through January 2. School is out and the kids are  looking for something to do.   Why not take them over to Adventure Landing’s first Winterfest and let them experience some northern winter fun right here at the beaches?  Check out all the details about Adventure Landing’s Winterfest here. Have you been […]

'Wicked' Flies Back to Jacksonville for a Limited Engagement
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‘Wicked’ Flies Back to Jacksonville for a Limited Engagement

Broadway’s “biggest blockbuster” musical WICKED is returning to Jacksonville for a limited engagement next month at the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts. WICKED tells the “untold story of the witches” of OZ, and offers a sort of prequel, and then alternative view to The Wizard of Oz. America’s fascination with the land of […]

Want to See a Live Nativity?  There's Still Time...
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Want to See a Live Nativity? There’s Still Time…

…as Christ United Methodist Church on Penman Road in Neptune Beach stages a live nativity scene on its front lawn on December 18 from 5:00 – 9:00 pm. If you missed the live nativity, A Bethlehem Visit, the annual big event hosted by Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church, head on over to the Christ United Methodist on […]

The Rockettes at The Beaches
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The Rockettes at The Beaches

Nancy Dance Studio’s oldest dance crew perform for the crowd where Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach meet the ocean.

Young Dancers Need Your Help for London Adventure
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Young Dancers Need Your Help for London Adventure

The Studio 1014 ‘Dance Elite’ team is set to take the stage at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, to show off their talented moves. But first, the Neptune Beach based studio must raise the money necessary to get across the Atlantic! That’s why they’re holding an auction this weekend at Freebird, in Jacksonville Beach, […]

Christmas Season Begins at The Beaches
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Christmas Season Begins at The Beaches

The Christmas season at The Beaches kicks off this week first in Neptune Beach, then in Atlantic Beach. The cities were busy preparing for the festivities on Tuesday, stringing lights and hoisting the city Christmas trees into position. The City of Neptune Beach’s Community Development Director Amanda Askew, as well as Danny Johnson and Bobby Williams […]

Beaches Town Center Comings and Goings
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Beaches Town Center Comings and Goings

If you haven’t been to the Beaches Town Center since the Thanksgiving holiday, boy, have you missed a lot. The group of shops that straddles the border between Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach welcomed a new eatery, and waved goodbye to another. M Shack, which we posted about before its official opening, is now open […]

No Netflix? Here's Why
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No Netflix? Here’s Why

Have you tried streaming anything from Netflix tonight? Or even tried to simply check your email? If you live in Ponte Vedra Beach, and are a customer of Comcast, don’t expect to be able to do either of those things into this work week. Comcast, which brands its communications services as XFinity, announced that they […]

It's Wintertime at the Beaches!
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It’s Wintertime at the Beaches!

Finally, a local beaches establishment has grabbed the idea of creating a winter wonderland, complete with outdoor ice skating, and ran with it. I have personally been hoping that this would happen here at the beach for several years.  I thought that the area in front of the SeaWalk Pavilion would make a great place […]

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