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Tuba, Trombone, & Technology

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Tuba, Trombone, & Technology

DA music grad Adam Jones built an engineering career on creativity and questioning

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STEAM at Work: Dr. Barbara Nye

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STEAM at Work: Dr. Barbara Nye

DA dance grad now prescribes dance as a headache neurologist.

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Hemming Park: Urban Renaissance

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Hemming Park: Urban Renaissance

Andrés Duany, the great urban planner, said that the hallmark of all great urban centers is its public spaces. As Jacksonville’s leaders seek to revitalize the urban core, one of their first priorities has been to restore Hemming Park to a model public space.

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Her Song

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Her Song

Her Song ’s mission is to create a safe home where survivors of sex trafficking can heal and break the cycle of abuse in their lives. Through safe relationships and within a community of support, survivors are empowered with the confidence and courage they need to move forward with their lives.

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One Wonderful Run

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One Wonderful Run

If you ask J. Johnson Gallery Director Bruce Dempsey about the gallery’s provenance in 2000, he’s likely to tell you a version of this: “Jennifer and I got together for luncheon. She was going to move her offices out here to the Beach because the majority of her staff lived here. So then, over lunch, we decided ‘Let’s do a gallery – what great fun for both of us!’”

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Making Sure Kids Don’t Miss A Beat

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Making Sure Kids Don’t Miss A Beat

The Jacksonville arts-based non-profit Don’t Miss a Beat (DMAB), started by renowned jazz musician and Jacksonville native Ulysses Owens, Jr. and family, is perfectly named. The seed for DMAB was sparked by Owens’ time as a student at The Juilliard School and as a touring musician: He noticed community centers in Manhattan and elsewhere, and told his family that Jacksonville needed one. Initially, the Owens had a specific goal to provide a space for high school students to go to when they were suspended from school, so that they wouldn’t “miss a beat” while out of their classrooms.

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Gold Star Restaurants

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Gold Star Restaurants

In this, our annual issue that champions excellence in local dining, we share restaurants that are favorites of both Arbus’ staff and Arbus’ friends and readers. Specifically, locally-owned ones. We listen to the buzz of the new and go back to the tried-and-true, ending up with these spots—the places that we feel make our neighborhoods distinctive destinations and our city a fun place to explore through dining.

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Shop Local Gift Guide

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Shop Local Gift Guide

We’ve had the enviable task of previewing many of the season’s sweetest and most elegant gifts from local businesses and we’ve compiled them into this issue.

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Roll Up For the Magical Mystery Pour

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Roll Up For the Magical Mystery Pour

As with the popularity of celebrity chefs, culinary television shows and cookbooks of every possible orientation, the demand for innovation from world-class bartenders and engaging experiences from behind the bar is growing exponentially.

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A Garden for All

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A Garden for All

In a big first, food will soon be grown on City of Jacksonville property. Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) is partnering with the city to open the Riverside Avondale Community Garden, centrally located in the neighborhoods it serves on the corner of Park Street and Azalea Terrace – across the street from Willowbranch Park. RAP is hoping to break ground this fall and have the garden open for planting soon thereafter.

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