Category: Jacksonville Beach

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 […]

The 26.2: A View from the Starting Line at Mayo Clinic
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The 26.2: A View from the Starting Line at Mayo Clinic

We were at Mayo Clinic for the start of the coldest 26.2 yet. As the runners kept themselves wrapped in blankets or thermal wrap, or simply bounced about in the pre-dawn darkness to keep warm, Donna Deegan address the massive crowd with her inspiring rallying remarks just moments before the race began. She was followed […]

Celebrating Hydrotion/Beach Bum: Quality Skin Care Products Made Fresh for You in Jacksonville Beach.
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Celebrating Hydrotion/Beach Bum: Quality Skin Care Products Made Fresh for You in Jacksonville Beach.

The Jacksonville Beach skin care and body products company Hydrotion/Beach Bum celebrated its first year in business, and The Beaches Online was there to celebrate. We’ve used their products, we like them, and we think you will, too. Dr. Spring Behrouz is the scientist who developed the just-right combination of fresh, natural, and anti-oxidant ingredients […]

Happening Last Week at TBO...
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Happening Last Week at TBO…

The Beaches Online (TBO) had a busy and exciting last week. Hydrotion/Beach Bum’s Jacksonville Beach showroom  On Monday we surprised Hydrotion / Beach Bum   with an impromptu birthday party. The local, growing, and awesome skin care and body products company just celebrated its first year in business. Hydrotion is a line of quality facial products […]

Players By The Sea to Put On Pulitzer Prize Winning Musical
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Players By The Sea to Put On Pulitzer Prize Winning Musical

Following a successful Broadway and touring run, Players By The Sea will be producing a version of the musical Next to Normal this month and next, across the Intracoastal at the FSCJ  Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts. Next to Normal is the story of Diana, a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Twelve Nights of Christmas Lights: Hello, Seagate Avenue!
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The Twelve Nights of Christmas Lights: Hello, Seagate Avenue!

The third night of Christmas lights we’re taking you for a ride down Seagate Avenue for a short look at this Jacksonville Beach block that was simply ablaze.   The display is quite spectacular. If you’re driving on Penman Road at night, it will catch your eye as it did ours; we gasped as we […]

How to Buy a Christmas Tree: Chatting with Big D & Bubba in Jax Beach
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How to Buy a Christmas Tree: Chatting with Big D & Bubba in Jax Beach

Our next visit to a beaches Christmas tree lot was Big D and Buddy’s in Jacksonville Beach.  For the fifth consecutive year, Big D (David, really!) and Buddy have sold Fraser Furs and firewood in the lot next to Terry’s Country Store on the west side of  Penman Road, between Beach Blvd. and Atlantic Blvd. […]

Fletcher High's Senators Leave School for State Semi-finals in Tampa...
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Fletcher High’s Senators Leave School for State Semi-finals in Tampa…

…and cheering groups of friends, parents, and people who love Fletcher football  lined 3rd St. with handmade signs, to cheer them on as the bus carrying the team to tonight’s big game finally passed by. For the first time, the Fletcher High School Senators Football team was advancing to the state quarter finals, held in […]

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, […]

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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