An Affinity for Oysters
Mar05

An Affinity for Oysters

Oysters have played an important role in human civilization for thousands of years, even here in Northeast Florida. When the first Europeans arrived along the First Coast in the 1500s, oysters were already a substantial part of the diet enjoyed by local Timucua. Evidence is clearly visible in the remarkable number of oyster middens (large mounds of discarded oyster shells) that dot the coastline. 

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Lasting Legacy: Celebrating 100 Years of Theatre Jacksonville
Aug29

Lasting Legacy: Celebrating 100 Years of Theatre Jacksonville

Happy 100th birthday to Theatre Jacksonville! With its Art Deco-inspired historic playhouse an anchor of San Marco Square, the centenarian institution is the oldest continuously-running community theatre in the state of Florida – and one of the oldest in the entire United States. 

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Welcome to the African Forest
Aug30

Welcome to the African Forest

You’ve seen the Land of the Tiger; you’ve traversed Wild Florida; you’ve visited Stingray Bay, but now the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens invites you out of Jacksonville and into Africa.

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Collector’s Corner
Sep15

Collector’s Corner

Gunnel Humphreys
Owner, Edge City

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Tuba, Trombone, & Technology
Sep07

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
Jul12

STEAM at Work: Dr. Barbara Nye

DA dance grad now prescribes dance as a headache neurologist.

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