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SHRIMP FESTIVAL A FAMILY AFFAIR FOR BEACHES FAMILY
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SHRIMP FESTIVAL A FAMILY AFFAIR FOR BEACHES FAMILY

When the 49th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival  www.shrimpfestival.com kicks off tomorrow, an Atlantic Beach family will be well represented throughout the festival. Sisters Kathy and Mary Frosio and brother Al, along with his wife, Karin, all will be a part of the festivities in one way or another. The Frosios are life long […]

Love Luscious Long Lashes?
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Love Luscious Long Lashes?

Well, let’s be honest. Who doesn’t? Lately we’ve been seeing lots of women sporting some beautiful lashes and everyone’s heard about Latisse.  But eyelash extensions had us intrigued.  When we met The Beaches Online’s newest sponsor Paradise Grooming for Men‘s owners, we couldn’t take our eyes off of theirs.  Really!  So we asked, “Tell us […]

There's a Lot of Talent at Atlantic Beach Elementary School...
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There’s a Lot of Talent at Atlantic Beach Elementary School…

…and there were 32 acts who took to the stage January 27  to prove it. A sold-out event, the show ran for two hours with an intermission. The warm-up act was the Fletcher High School Step Team, whose experience and great vibe set the tone for the evening.   It was great fun to watch […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Twelve Nights of Christmas: Where We Drive Around, So You Don't Have To
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Twelve Nights of Christmas: Where We Drive Around, So You Don’t Have To

On the second night of Christmas lights, we found another Ponte Vedra Beach home with a similarly decorated scene.  Lights galore, and many vignettes arranged across the lawn.  Again, we got out of the car and wandered slowly back and forth in front of the house, snapping photos. The family, understandably curious about the attention […]

TBO Video Series:  How to Buy Your Christmas Tree at the Beach!
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TBO Video Series: How to Buy Your Christmas Tree at the Beach!

We thought it would be fun to tour some of the many Christmas tree lots at the beach and talk with the tree sellers about the variety of trees they carry, check out the service, and learn to haggle for a good price! The Beaches Online is visiting at least one tree lot for each […]

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 […]

Fletcher High Students and Neptune Beach to "Light the Night" for Holidays...and Education
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Fletcher High Students and Neptune Beach to “Light the Night” for Holidays…and Education

When the City of Neptune Beach lights its Christmas tree on Friday December 2, they will also be working with some students from  Fletcher High School’s AICE Program (Advanced International Certificate of Education) to light Penman Road and the neighboring area of Jarboe Park with holiday luminaries. Luminaria are a beautiful holiday decoration, lighting the night […]

Thanksgiving at Pete's Bar: 2011 Edition
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Thanksgiving at Pete’s Bar: 2011 Edition

First Street in front of Pete’s has been swept clean, and now all the shops at the beaches are in full-on holiday mode. Thanksgiving 2011 is history, but memories of the cocktail party at Pete’s Bar in Neptune Beach will carry us through until next year.     These guys skated over for some libations […]

Giving Thanks for Pete's
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Giving Thanks for Pete’s

Thanksgiving at the beach would not be complete without dropping in at Pete’s Bar in Neptune Beach.  Despite the many years of these Thanksgiving ‘pre-family dinner gathering-for-cocktails‘ get togethers, many beaches residents (or townies) have yet to experience a Thanksgiving at Pete’s.  If you haven’t, you should.  It’s tradition, y’all.   This tradition has morphed over the […]

Books Galore at an Outdoor Bookstore!
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Books Galore at an Outdoor Bookstore!

If you love books then get yourselves over to St. Paul’s Catholic School‘s annual used book sale Saturday and Sunday. The merry team of volunteers have done it again – they organized by category and alphabetized by author – roughly ten thousand books, and the sale is in progress now. You can find this fantastic selection […]

Love at First Bite: A Sneak Peak at M Shack in Atlantic Beach
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Love at First Bite: A Sneak Peak at M Shack in Atlantic Beach

We’ve been eagerly watching the build-out of the space formerly occupied by The BookMark in Atlantic Beach,  as it’s transformed into the new, laid back restaurant  M Shack. M Shack will bring an upscale, and affordable menu featuring burgers, fries, hotdogs, shakes…casual food served quickly; but quality fare, as it’s coming from the Medure family of […]

Atlantic Beach's Acoustic Night...
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Atlantic Beach’s Acoustic Night…

….may be over for the 2011 season, but we’ll be featuring some acoustic performances from The Beaches Online musical archives from time to time, to tide us over until next Spring when it begins again. Here’s a performance by Danny Dornan. A lovely performance; the videographer ought to have stood still rather than roaming the […]

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