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Jacksonville Axeman. Their owner Drew Slover isn’t as awesome as the team. Love ya Drew!

The Florida Georgia game. Go Gators!

Jaguars vs Broncos game last season.

Looking forward to seeing the Jacksonville IceMen.

The USA National Curling Championships at Veterans Memorial Arena...a really COOL sport.

Jacksonville Cannons, Jacksonville’s Professional Frisbee Team.


















The Players Championship.

Jacksonville Sharks Game.

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp game (Thirsty Thursday).

Every Axemen rugby match!

Jacksonville Giants game!

Being on OrangeTheory Fitness Ortega’s Dragon Boat Race team.

Jacksonville Roller Derby.




Run for the pies race.

Looking forward to the SoFit Sports Festival.


The 2010 Gator Bowl, FSU vs WV.











Jacksonville Draft Party.

The annual Guns N’ Hoses fight night.

Notre Dame VS Navy football game.

The Florida-Georgia Game and the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party. Go Gators!

WWE Smackdown at Jacksonville Memorial Arena.







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Sports Impact on N.E. Florida




The Jacksonville Jaguars are faithfully supported by teal and gold clad fans at every game, ready to cheer the team to victory. On and off EverBank Field, the Jaguars have an incredible impact on the city of Jacksonville.

“The Jaguars are blessed to have great fans and partners like Florida Blue and all of our corporate community that work together to put this city and its well-being first,” said Shad Khan, Jacksonville Jaguars owner. “In addition to our commitment to bring excellence on the playing field, our promise to you is to continue what the Jaguars organization has done in its first 21 seasons: caring for our community.” JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP

When the (former) Jacksonville Suns Minor League Baseball team changed its name, logo and branding to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp last November, you must admit that one of the first things you probably said to yourself (amid a chuckle or two) was, “What?” In the months following the news, the Jumbo Shrimp front office took to the media in the hopes of getting the city pumped up to cheer on the newly-proclaimed “Crustacean Nation.” The new name and colorful shrimp character of the AA affiliate of the Major League Baseball Miami Marlins (whose Class A advanced affiliate is the Jupiter Hammerheads, by the way) seemed to be catching on. As April 12 opening day approached, the team touted its revamped food menu and upcoming season-long promotional events, held a contest to name the new Shrimp mascot, and even hosted a “Shrimp & Suds” Craft Beer Fest at the ballpark. The team netted some pretty awesome results, too, because a record opening day crowd of 10,477 was on hand at the Baseball Grounds for the home opener against the Chattanooga Lookouts. The fans were treated to a 7-1 Jumbo Shrimp victory and a fireworks display following the game. According to a press release, attendance of 41,276 during the opening Jumbo Shrimp homestand April 12-16 was the highest attended series in the history of the Baseball Grounds. The figure represents an increase of 57 percent over last season. It seems the Jumbo Shrimp have already made their mark on Jacksonville.


Sports in Jacksonville is big business – and that effort is led by the Jacksonville Sports Council. In the past year alone, sports tourism generated over $292 million of economic impact for Northeast Florida through a host of events including the Navy-Notre Dame football game, NCAA Track Regionals, SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament and USA Curling Nationals, as well as annual events like the Georgia/ Florida game, THE PLAYERS Championship and the TaxSlayer Bowl. With a mission to utilize professional, amateur and youth sports to enhance and positively impact the quality of life and pride for our community while generating economic impact and growth, JAXSPORTS is changing Jacksonville. Events last year helped to 6

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support over 40,000 local jobs and provided countless hours of exposure on national and international television highlighting Jacksonville to the world – plus, more than $500,000 was given back to local charities. JAXSPORTS is a membership based organization and believes engaging the community is key to the continued success of sports in Jacksonville. They hope you’ll consider getting involved in the organization by registering as an individual member, which is complimentary to BUZZ Readers. Visit and register before June 30 for a chance to win a VIP Experience to the 2017 TaxSlayer Bowl!

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1st Place Sports: Running Jacksonville Since 1978 By Jenn Leonard

It all began in 1978. Husband and wife team Doug and Jane Alred, dedicated runners themselves, decided to become business partners and take their passion for the sport to the next level. Hoping to appeal to the running community, they opened the first 1st Place Sports retail store on Baymeadows Road. “Once we had the first store open, we needed a way to attract runners to our new business, so we thought a running event from our store would be the perfect way to accomplish that goal,” Doug Alred said. “Little did we know that this was the beginning of a perfect business model for success.” Now, almost 40 years later, that dream has taken firm root in the Jacksonville running community. There are six retail locations, offering everything from running and walking shoes and apparel to GPS watches and recovery aids. The 1st Place Sports Race Division is responsible for the management or timing of almost 100 events a year across the northeast Florida region. “We hope that 1st Place Sports will always be the headquarters for running in North Florida,” said Jane Alred.

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THE BUZZ ON THE STREETS What was your favorite sporting event you attended in Jacksonville?

Shannon Day “I attended one of the Jaguars games because I support the team and love football.”

SoFit Sports Festival What do you get when you have sunshine, thousands of people cheering, a little sweat and a ton of fun? The second annual SoFit Sports Festival! Created in 2016, the SoFit Sports Festival is the first of its kind in North Florida. Combining multiple sporting events featuring top athletes with thousands of spectators, SoFit is the place to be. This is a festival you won’t want to miss! SoFit highlights the best local industries including Heartland Rehabilitation, Intuition Ale Works, Carvana, Live Tattooing by Full Custom Tattoo, as well as over 100 sports and fitness vendors.

In 2017, SoFit is starting the 4th of July weekend off with a bang featuring Rep Your Box, OLY Concepts, and the American Grappling Federation. These competitions will feature top athletes from the Southeast and is sure to bring a ton of excitement. An event for all ages featuring face painting, rock wall climbing and products from the top health and fitness companies in the nation, SoFit Sports Festival is the most talked about weekend destination July 1-2. Whether you want to watch the competitors sweat it out while you drink an ice-cold Intuition Ale Works Craft Beer or kick back and get that Full Custom Tattoo by world renowned artists, SoFit is the event for you. Be ready to bring your friends and family to enjoy an exhilarating experience that you won’t forget.


Bill Nguyen “The Players Championship was my best experience. I’ve always loved golf and seeing it in person for the first time was amazing.”

Allison Pfeiffer “I attended the Shrimp baseball game because I love the sport. Also my friends asked me to go for Thirsty Thursday. $1 draft beers!”


Shannon Miller Foundation

Donovin Darius Foundation

This nonprofit foundation hosts free sports camps for boys and girls through faith-based coaching. The organization helps kids develop a winning attitude and exposes some of the goodness the world offers through sports.

Seven-time Olympic medalist Shannon Miller formed this foundation to demonstrate how children can be revitalized by reaching new physical goals. Her mission is to make a positive impact on children’s health.

The intended outcome of this foundation is to engage kids and parents to enhance their physical abilities as well as tackling personal challenges like low self-esteem, conflict resolution, decision making skills and much more.

The foundation is designed to fulfill two missions: to assist first responders and to support children with developmental and intellectual challenges. It was created in pursuit of making lives more satisfying and independent.

Tim Callahan Inspiration Foundation

Blake Bortles Foundation

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WJCT Studios

Adam Hebert University Center

Now in its fourth year, Night with the Stars continues with all the glitz to make you feel glamorous, vintage cars to caress and music from the region’s best big band orchestra— Crescendo Amelia Big Band— guaranteed to make you swoon and sway. This is an event not to miss, all benefiting ElderSource. Guests will enjoy an amazing array of delicious hors d’oeuvres, sweet treats and an open bar.

The sixth Annual An Evening in Wine Country features a fabulous selection of wines from California, Florida, New York, Oregon and Washington paired with heavy hors d’oeuvres and an array of tantalizing fruits, cheeses, desserts and other foods. Attendees will groove to the sounds of live smooth jazz inside the grand banquet room, and enjoy beer and entertainment under the stars on the outer deck.

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The Jacksonville Landing

Historic Springfield

Come to the Jacksonville Landing for the annual Run for the Pies with a Championship 5K and open 5K beginning at 7 and 7:30 p.m. There will be a block party, live band and free beer! Enjoy prize money and other giveaways. Don’t forget about the pie-eating contests and opportunities to win free pie. You don’t want to miss this!



the most interesting person i’ve interviewed this month

If you’ve got a startup idea for a business here in Jacksonville, Jim Stallings is someone you need to know. Stallings is managing partner at PS27 Ventures, a relatively new company focused on helping new companies grow, and growing companies grow faster. “It’s exciting,” Stallings told First Coast Connect. After a long career with IBM, Stallings is now passionate about helping young entrepreneurs realize their dreams.


nonprofit leaders in our community

Everyone is entitled to enjoy the travel experience,” said Clayton.



PS27 Ventures provides investment support, business advice and more for firms ranging from Naturally Smart frozen dessert to software companies. Stallings puts applicants seeking PS27 Venture’s help through a “Shark Tank” –type gauntlet, with longform interviews and grading on a 100-point scale. “They have to score at least 70 points for us to consider them,” he says. If a firm gets the nod, he’ll invest, up to $250,000, and become a minority partner. “The best entrepreneurs have passion, but we also look for truly good people,” Stallings says. And keep listening to 89.9 FM each weekday morning at 9, to hear from the most compelling newsmakers of the First Coast! 8

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Jacksonville is right in the middle of something unique, featuring cars 100 years old and the beginning of a race 12oo miles long! It all begins on Main Street in Jacksonville on June 24 at 8 a.m., with each car speeding off one minute apart. Mark your calendars for the Jacksonville Great Race 2017 benefitting Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville and St. Michael’s Soldiers.

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Meochia Clayton’s son was diagnosed with autism at the age of 4 in the late 1990s. At that point, all of her current and future decisions were made based on the “diagnosis.” She wanted to make a better, more fulfilling life for her son and others living with autism and other disabilities. Clayton decided to further her education and train as a Special Needs Advocate by earning a M.S. Degree in Special Education Law. She always loved to travel and realized her son enjoyed traveling also. After a successful cruise, she decided that this experience must be shared with others.

TDC’S CHOICE If you’re bored in Jacksonville …

it’s your own fault!-Tracy Dot Com


JUNE 16 – JULY 2

The 5 & Dime

Whenever I see Lee Hamby’s name attached to anything – acting, directing, guest in the audience, doesn’t matter – I am immediately intrigued. I followed him and his friends of the nomadic theatre company The 5 & Dime around to various venues to see their productions. They’ve now planted roots and grew a stage at 112 E Adams Street. Do I know what the dark comedy “Topdog/Underdog” is about? No. But with Lee steering the ship as director, I know I’ll be entertained. And possibly educated. Get tickets and synopsis at


COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS Visit our calendar for more local events.

$5 Fridays at MOSH: June 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30: Museum of Science & History, Music in the Plaza: June 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, Unity Plaza,

Freedom REI • (904) 274-4823 by Olivia West

Freedom Real Estate Investing (REI) is a company that works with buyers, sellers and investors to solve their real estate problems. Founder, Obi Dorsey, specializes in many real estate categories such as fix and flip real estate, renovation and investing. He says that anyone can invest to flip houses as long as they have “a good mentor that knows the market” and is ready to put in work. Dorsey also mentions that now is a good time to start investing in real estate since “the market has rebounded back 100 percent.” Freedom REI also offers monthly networking events held at The Florida Yacht Club for anyone looking to learn more information about the market, house flipping, and investing.

COMMUNITY FOCUS A closer look at our local nonprofit community

Project Restore Ministries

Project Restore Ministries (PRM) has a bold vision for financial renewal in Jacksonville’s inner city. In partnership with local churches, community organizations and volunteers, their mission is to teach the materially poor biblical financial principles resulting in poverty alleviation and community restoration. Founded in 2016, PRM uses a 12 week curriculum. Each 90-minute session covers topics such as developing a spending plan, setting savings goals and managing debt.


Brought to you by Molly Curry

In 2015, JHS launched the Campaign for the Compassionate Community to build a brand-new animal shelter. In 2007, a This month I’d like to devastating fire destroyed the existing spotlight one of my shelter. Since then, they have been all-time favorites. The operating out of temporary buildings, Jacksonville Humane while continuing to provide quality Society (JHS) provides care, comfort and veterinary care at affordable prices. JHS compassion to animals in need while hopes to move into the new building in engaging the hearts, hands and minds 2017 – the ten-year anniversary of the of our community to bring about an fire. If you’d like to donate to help, please end to the killing of abandoned and visit orphaned shelter animals.

Jax Beaches Cars & Coffee: June 3, Fletcher High School, JBCarsNCoffee Fernandina Beach Market Place: June 3, 10, 17, & 24, Fernandina Beach Market Place, Paws for A Cause Doggie Pageant 2017: June 3, Dog Wood Park, Swim Run Done: June 3, Jacksonville Beach, Weaver First Saturday Free for All: June 3, The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Art Couture Fashion Show: June 3, Art Lounge,

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Students in Grades K-8: June 12-16, 19-23, 29 &30, Shiva Robotics Academy, Cocktail Artist Series: June 13, The Candy Apple Cafe & Cocktails, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella: June 13-18, Times-Union Center, Jax Beach Art Walk: June 13, Downtown Jacksonville Beach, Newcomers of the Beaches Luncheon: June 14, Sawgrass Golf Clubhouse, North Beaches Art Walk: June 15, Neptune Beach Town Centers, Jaxsons Night Market: June 15, S Hogan St., JaxsonsNightMarket

St. Augustine Music Festival: June 15-17 & 22-24, Cathedral Basilica of St. Scott Jones School of Dance Annual Augustine, Concert: June 3, Times-Union Center, Events/St-Augustine-Music-Festival Battle of Bloody Mose: June 17, Fort A Night with the Stars: June 3, Mose State Park, FloridasHistoricCoast. WJCT Studios, com/Events/Battle-Bloody-Mose ESA Surf Contest: June 4, Jacksonville 28TH Annual Great Atlantic Beach Pier, Country Music Fest: June 17, Free Tuesdays at The Cummer Sea Walk Pavilion, Museum: June 6, 13, 20, & 27, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, NFKC local go kart race: June 17, 103rd Street Sports Complex, Porch Party @ Candy Apple Cafe & Cocktails: June 7, The Super Groms Surf Festival: Candy Apple Cafe & Cocktails, June 17, Jacksonville Beach Pier, Art Walk: June 7, Downtown Job Fair: June Jacksonville, 20, Prime Osborn Convention Center, Adamec Bike Night: June 8, The Jacksonville Landing, Mamma Mia!: June 20, Horne Center, An Evening in Wine Country: Summer Cocktail Tasting: Tiki Bar June 9, University of North Florida’s Edition: June 22, MOCA Jacksonville, University Center, Cars and Coffee Cruise-in: Honor Guards Day Parade: June June 10, The Avenues Mall, 24, Orange Park Mall, HonorGuardsDay Vagabond Flea Market: June 10, The Musical Annie: June 28Hemming Park, 30, Alhambra Theatre & Dining, Jacksonville Beach Summer Jazz Concert Series: June 11, Sea Walk Jacksonville Beach Challenge: Pavilion, June 29, Jax Beach Lifeguard Station, Second Sundays in Springfield: June 11, Klutho Park - Historic Moonlight Movie - The Jungle Springfield, Book: June 30, Sea Walk Pavilion, Upload your event to’s Online calendar. june 2017 9


The Holliday Law Firm


Lindsey Brock

(904) 329-7252

Rumrell, McLeod & Brock BUZZ: What brought you to Jacksonville? Lindsey Brock: The railroad. My father worked for

what was then L&M that merged with SeaBoard and that eventually became CSX.

BUZZ: Where did you attend law school? LB: Thomas M. Cooley Law School along with an

LL.M. in Admiralty Law from the Tulane University School of Law.

BUZZ: Why did you choose to go into law? LB: I graduated from UF with an English degree and a

friend of my parents suggested I look into it. I went to work for a local firm as a runner/file clerk and I greatly enjoyed it. After I graduated, I went to work with the same senior partner who suggested I go to law school, and who is now my senior partner at our firm.


BUZZ: What is your specific field of law? LB: I do a mix of maritime, transportation and

I was hired out of Law school to be a prosecutor here. I fell in love with the town and always hoped to live here one day.

BUZZ: How do you set yourself apart from other


LB: Our flexibility and adaptability as a small, some

Criminal defense.

commercial litigation. We represented about 25 percent of the value of the cargo that was lost in the El Faro incident. firms in the area?

would say “niche,” firm. We can better adapt to the clients’ needs. We don’t have any bureaucratic inertia.

BUZZ: Why did you choose your particular

field of law? LB: It found me. The firm that I first went to work for had a lot of maritime cases. In law school, I developed a good mentoring relationship with the professor who taught all these courses and he recommended me for the LLM program at Tulane. Maritime covers a large portion of commercial, transportation, and even some criminal law.

The information presented herein reflects only the opinion of the author and not iwantaBUZZ Entertainment Magazine, it’s owner, or publisher. All information in iwantaBUZZ Entertainment Magazine is for educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for any advice given to you by your lawyer.


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YOUR LEGAL CORNER Sport & Extracurricular Family Law Aaron Irving

Often in a family law dispute involving children, whether that be a divorce or a paternity action, extracurricular activities, including sports, become an issue. Prior to a trial, the parties are given an opportunity to mediate to reach an amicable resolution without court intervention. Generally, the parties will agree to: 1. Split the costs of all mutually agreed upon extracurricular activities, including sports, or 2. The party enrolling the child in the sport will pay 100 percent of the costs. In addition, the parents should communicate regarding the activities. This includes activity information, schedules, etc. In the event the matter goes to trial, generally the courts will not involve themselves in extracurricular activities, absent some compelling reason that it is in the best interest of the child. Another question we receive is if the costs associated with extracurricular activities are considered child support? The answer is “no.” Those out of pocket expenses are separate from child support, which is governed by statute. Lastly, extracurricular activities may come into play when one parent refuses or rarely attends. This, coupled with other evidence, may be used in determining which parent ought to be the majority timesharing parent. the information presented herein reflects only the opinion of the author and not iwantabuzz entertainment magazine, it’s owner, or publisher. all information in iwantabuzz entertainment magazine is for educational purposes only. it is not a substitute for any advice given to you by your lawyer.

Did You Know Do You Need a Prenuptial Agreement? A prenuptial agreement is only worth having if it is enforceable. To provide real protection for the future spouses, each should hire independent counsel. The enforceability of an agreement may hinge on both sides having an attorney, and prevent future claims of duress or lack of disclosure. A competent family law attorney will assist in negotiating the agreement, and will ensure that none of the details as to your respective assets are overlooked.

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What’s a Parenting Plan, and Why do I need one?

In most divorce cases involving children, a parenting plan is created to assist the parents with the task of shared parenting. Florida Statutes Chapter 61.13 governs the creation, modification and interpretation of parenting plans. Put simply, a parenting plan is a document approved by the court that describes the responsibilities of who will perform which aspects of child-care in a shared parenting situation.




How do clients benefit from your services?

Elisabeth & Marco Ruiz, The Ruiz Law Firm, PLLC

Melinda Patterson, Patterson & Teelon Law, P.A.

We basically help anybody who doesn’t have status obtain status and take the next step, whether it’s to obtain a visa or apply for permanent residence or citizenship.

We work 24 hours a day. Every case that comes in is as important to us as it is to them.

James C. Poindexter, Delegal Law Offices, P.A.

Joseph Scone, The Law Office of Joseph Scone

Communication between attorney and client. We make a practice of always bringing the client in whenever something happens, then we sit them down and talk them through it until they understand.

I help them to get the veterans’ benefits that they need and help them find creative ways to get around the difficulties that returning veterans face.

While working together to create a parenting plan can be difficult, it can save both money and time, and gives more control over the personal aspects of parenting. There are many aspects of a parenting plan which you will need to work out, but the key points of a successful arrangement generally revolve around five different aspects: • Overnight stays • Drop off and pick up • Activity time, including vacations and holidays • Daily decisions (bed time, chores, homework, and so on) • Major decisions (education, medical, etc.) In an ideal parenting plan, parents will share time and decision-making. Always remember—you may no longer be married, but you will still be parents. Graduations, birthdays and other celebrations will likely be celebrated together, and if you can approach those situations with clearly defined expectations, you’ll be able to focus on celebrating, rather than navigating conflict. One of the best ways to start collaborating is to simply make a list of your own expectations before coming together to discuss what each of you want. Be mindful of the parenting tasks each of you customarily performed, and be realistic as to how you’ll divide the responsibilities of childcare in the future. Even though you no longer share a household, you still share both the joys and responsibilities of bringing up the child, so being fair and flexible goes a long way to ensuring that the transition between parents is smooth for the child. Although it may take a lot of effort to work with your future ex-spouse to find a way to parent together, it is worth it in the long-term aspects of your child’s life. When you demonstrate peaceful decision-making, your children have an opportunity to learn from your positive example. It is always a good idea to have your divorce attorney look over your parenting plan before it is filed with the court. If you’d like to speak with an experienced family law attorney about how a parenting plan can work for you, please call 904-608-3694.

Bulger Firm



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Criminal Law 4230 Ortega Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32210 (904) 444-4444

BUZZ: What brought you to Jacksonville? Shannon Day: Florida Coastal Law School, I’ve lived here for four years and love it! BUZZ: Why did you choose to go into law? SD: As a kid, I always argued with my parents and they said I should just be a lawyer. BUZZ: Why did you choose Criminal Law? SD: I grew up watching CSI and other crime shows and found it interesting. Every day is something new and I love being able to help people. BUZZ: What sets your law firm apart from the rest? SD: We handle Personal Injury, Family Law and Criminal Law. We focus on giving back to the community and believe everyone has a right to a defense. BUZZ: What advice would you give someone considering law school? SD: Do it only if it’s something you really want to do. It’s a lot of hard work and sleepless nights… but it all pays off in the end when you know you’re really helping to prove someone’s innocence. THE INFORMATION PRESENTED HEREIN REFLECTS ONLY THE OPINION OF THE AUTHOR AND NOT IWANTABUZZ ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE, IT’S OWNER, OR PUBLISHER. ALL INFORMATION IN IWANTABUZZ ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. IT IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR ANY ADVICE GIVEN TO YOU BY YOUR LAWYER.


PROTECTING your family. PROTECTING your future.



your family. your future. protect what’s yours. Our practice is dedicated to providing the very best for our clients. From start to finish in your family law case, you can count on our skill and support in protecting what matters most. We proudly serve

Holly Howanitz Wicker, Smith, O’Hara, McCoy & Ford, P.A. 50 N. Laura Street, Suite 2700 (904) 355-0225

BUZZ: What is your specific field of law? Holly Howanitz: We do all sorts of civil litigation defense work. I do a lot of auto and trucking litigation, construction litigation and professional liability.

BUZZ: How do you set yourself apart from other firms in the area? HH: We’re known as a trial firm. There are a lot less civil trials than there used to be overall in Florida, but we make sure all our people are trained to try complex cases. BUZZ: What do you see as the greatest challenges in your practice? HH: I think weighing the cost of defending a case aggressively is key. You have to have a plan to begin with, deciding whether to go forward or settle. A cost benefit analysis is always wise. Defending on principle is always to be considered too. THE INFORMATION PRESENTED HEREIN REFLECTS ONLY THE OPINION OF THE AUTHOR AND NOT IWANTABUZZ ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE, IT’S OWNER, OR PUBLISHER. ALL INFORMATION IN IWANTABUZZ ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. IT IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR ANY ADVICE GIVEN TO YOU BY YOUR LAWYER.

clients in Duval, Nassau, Clay, St. Johns, Alachua and Volusia county.

FAMILY LAW • Divorce • Child Custody • Child Support • Paternity • Domestic Violence • Modification • Enforcement

ESTATE PLANNING • Wills • Trusts • Health Directives • Probate


Call us today at 904-608-3694 THE BULGER FIRM, PLLC

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June 1-25

June 20 MAMMA MIA!


Thrasher-Horne Center

Alhambra Theatre and Dining

The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. These strong southern women draw on the underlying strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching and marvelously amiable company.

June 13-18

A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Over 50 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives!


Times-Union Center

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of “The Sound of Music” and “South Pacific” that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more— plus some surprising new twists! Photo: Hayden Stanes, Tatyana Lubov and the company of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA. © Carol Rosegg


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MOCA Jacksonville

Dr. Lane examines how Missy Elliot “queers” hip-hop, or questions heteronormativity, and exposes its fault lines. This queering, Lane argues, allows Elliott to boldly place her body, voice and art at the center of a more expanded vision of hip-hop where anybody can grab the mic.

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Synthesize: Art + Music Patrons’ Preview: June 2, MOCA Jacksonville, Project Atrium: Lauren Fensterstock: June 1-28, MOCA Jacksonville, Iteration: Lorrie Fredette: June 1-30, MOCA Jacksonville, Madame Bonaparte: June 1-3, Players By the Sea, Steel Magnolias starring Dawn Wells: June 1-25, Alhambra Theatre and Dining, $5 Fridays at MOSH: June 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30: Museum of Science & History, Music in the Plaza: June 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, Unity Plaza, Puttin’ on the Ritz: June 2, Ritz Theatre and Museum, Weaver First Saturday Free for All: June 3, The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Synthesize: Art + Music: June 3-30, MOCA Jacksonville, Art Couture Fashion Show: June 3, Art Lounge, John Lumpkin’s Jazz Discovery Series featuring Charles Turner: June 3, Ritz Theatre and Museum, Bands of Color: The Use of Line in Contemporary Art: June 3-30, MOCA Jacksonville, Scott Jones School of Dance Annual Concert “The Piano Men”: June 3, Times-Union Center, 14

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Art Fusion: June 4, MOCA Jacksonville, Cummer Camp Week 1: June 5-9, Cummer Museum and Gardens, Doing Dishes Pottery Studios Story Time - “Red, White and Boom”: June 6, 5619 San Jose Blvd., Nancy Dance Studio: Anastasia and Welcome to New York!: June 6, Times-Union Center, Art Walk: June 7, Downtown Jacksonville, A-Train Live The Experience: Pete Lee: June 9, Ritz Theatre and Museum, Sentences: June 9-10, 15-17, Players By the Sea, Vagabond Flea Market: June 10, Hemming Park, Riverside Arts Market: June 10, Riverside, Art for Two: Printmaking: June 10, Cummer Museum and Gardens, Happy Together Tour: June 11, Florida Theatre, Cummer Camp Week 2: June 12-16, Cummer Museum and Gardens, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella: June 13-18, Times-Union Center, Third Thursday Tour: Lorrie Fredette: June 15, MOCA Jacksonville, North Beaches Artwalk: June 15, between Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach, Atlantic Blvd.,

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Puttin’ on the Ritz Semi-Finals: June 16, Ritz Theatre and Museum, Art for Tots: New Class: June 17, Cummer Museum and Gardens, Riverside Arts Market: June 17, Riverside, Art Adventures: Islamic Art: June 17, Cummer Museum and Gardens, Cummer Camp Week 3: June 19-23, Cummer Museum and Gardens, Mamma Mia!: June 20, Thrasher-Horne Center, Summer Cocktail Tasting: Tiki Bar Edition: June 22, MOCA Jacksonville, Ozuna – Odisea World Tour: June 23, Times-Union Center, Jacksonville Dance Theatre presents its Fifth Annual Repertory Concert: June 24, Florida Theatre, Bravo to Bacchus: A Cheer for the Stars: June 24, Royal Palm Village Wine and Tapas, The Lost Boys 30th Anniversary: June 25, Florida Theatre, Cummer Camp Week 4: June 26-30, Cummer Museum and Gardens, The Musical Annie: June 28-July 2, Alhambra Theatre & Dining, Art and Ideas: Dr. Nikki Lane: June 29, MOCA Jacksonville, Bring It! LIVE Tour: June 30, Florida Theatre,


Catherine Lewis

Catherine Lewis is a mixed media artist, abstract painter, photographer and member of The Art Center at the Landing.

Heather Blanton

“My mixed media exploration emerged first as I used eggshells to add texture to tree bark in my landscape paintings,” said Lewis. “The more I worked with the shells, the more I began to appreciate the form and feel of the organic material.”

Heather Blanton is a Jacksonville-born artist currently living in St. Augustine. She creates paintings typically depicting whimsical sports scenes with heavy textures and rich mica paints. Charcoals, pencil and paper sometimes make it into her paintings as well, but acrylics are her main medium.

Expanding on her fascination with organic materials, Lewis has begun experimenting with camera-less photography making photograms and lumens prints to create a “Petals & Lace” series.

Blanton is a sports painter with emphasis on marathon and cycling paintings, but a huge body of work also contains golf, swimming, skiing and more. All of her work is original and copyrighted with the Library of Congress. Each piece comes with a certificate of authenticity and are numbered chronologically as completed.

“I love the historical aspect of this process which dates back to the 1830s when Henry Talbot created photogenic drawings.” Using a similar process, Lewis composes lily petals and lace on photo sensitized paper, sandwiches under glass, and places outdoors on a sunny day to expose. The last step is to fix the image, wash and dry. “I enjoy the chance aspect of this process; you can’t exactly predict your results, and that’s exciting to me as an artist.”

ARTS IN THE KNOW Players By the Sea New Voices Program PLAYERSBYTHESEA.ORG

WORLD PREMIERE PLAYS In its inaugural year at Players by the Sea, the New Voices Program features the new works of playwrights Kelby Siddons and Drew L. Brown. They were chosen to embark on a year-long developmental process out of a large pool of talented local writers.

MADAME BONAPARTE BY KELBY SIDDONS JUNE 1-3 In early America and Napoleonic France, one woman’s determination to rise above her station and transcend the expectations of her sex made her a celebrity, a millionaire and a problem. In this adaptation of the book, “Wondrous Beauty” by Carol Berkin, “the belle of Baltimore” Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte navigates a man’s world--of romance, parenthood and business--as a woman ahead of her time. SENTENCES BY DREW BROWN JUNE 8-10, 15-17 Based on a true story, “Sentences” illustrates the unjust prison sentence of Robin, a simple southern woman who is framed by a new lover of a crime she did not commit. Riddled with worry for the daughter she’s left behind, Robin struggles to adjust to prison life. Unbeknownst to her, a multi-faceted drug ring involving guards and inmates progressively unfolds, leading to catastrophe. “Sentences” offers an authentic look into the flaws of our criminal justice system through the experience of a mother desperate to reunite with her child. TICKETS General Admission: $23 Senior/Student/Military: $20 Thursday Night is Student Night: ½ price tickets at the door with valid student ID Upload your event to’s Online calendar.

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By Madison Harbin THCENTER.ORG

The world renowned musical “MAMMA MIA!” started out in London, live for the first time in front of a paying audience. Ever since that first showing, audiences have had the same reaction to this musical – laughter and dancing in the aisles along with the cast. In those few years, “MAMMA MIA!” has been performed in 440 major cities and seen by over 60 million people. But wherever it plays, its creators have never lost sight of what they were seeking to achieve, and it helps to explain how and why it has achieved such a remarkable resonance and relevance. In this case, the songs came first – and it was producer Judy Craymer’s genius to spot their theatrical potential so early on – she also had to find a way of unlocking that potential, with a story strong enough to carry them. “I knew from the outset that “MAMMA MIA!” had to be much more than just an ABBA compilation or tribute show,” she comments. “The story had to be as infectious as the music and provide a strong feel-good factor.” That, however, is easier said than done, and thus began Craymer’s decade-long crusade to find it and bring it to the stage. The producer, who at the time was a stage manager on the original London production of Cats in 1981, had subsequently joined Tim Rice’s production company. It was there, while working as executive producer on the West End production of his and Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ first post-ABBA project Chess, that she was first bowled over by Benny and Björn. The playwright Catherine Johnson, who was commissioned to write the book for “MAMMA MIA!,” fortunately found plenty of drama in them. Indeed, a plot came out of them. Not only are they frequently complete stories within themselves, but she also discovered something else important: that many of the early ABBA songs were more innocent, naive and teenage-orientated, whereas later on they became more mature and reflective. And, of course, it was women who sang them. That suggested a story about two generations of women, namely a mother and a daughter. The show also happily reconciles the worlds of pop music and musical theatre that were once indivisible. “MAMMA MIA!” is a sophisticated, but not pretentious, musical that re-introduces the familiarity of a pop idiom to the theatre. “MAMMA MIA!” provides a thrilling example of how enhanced life can be with song and dance. 16

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Adventure Landing

Visit the Jacksonville Beach Adventure Landing location with the whole family this summer! The full waterpark will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and there will also be night swim starting at 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. Adventure Landing’s Shipwreck Waterpark is the perfect place for a day of family fun.

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13475 Atlantic Blvd. Suite 4 & 5


Orange Park Town Hall Park

Greenleaf Pavilion

St. Johns CARES and St. Johns CARES Kids welcome kids (up to age 16) to show their entrepreneurial spirit and sell their goods. The event is free to attend with face painting and a bounce house. There will be something for the entire family!

Kids Fest has been voted Best Kids Entertainment two years in a row! Now in its fourth year, this event will be packed with exciting games and activities, fascinating displays, interactive shows, live music, great food and shopping. This event is designed with children 12 and younger in mind. Expect more free and low-cost activities than ever before! Admission and parking are free!

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Come sing and dance with Mr. Eric! Eric plays a wide range of music from adult to children’s favorites. He plays a variety of fun instruments like the harmonica, didgeridoo and ukulele - and even brings egg shakers for the kids to play along as well. Don’t forget your socks!


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WJCT2 Splash & Bubbles Watch Splash and Bubbles and the crew open up a world of possibility on the PBS KIDS marine biology and science series “Splash & Bubbles” weekdays at 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. on WJCT-TV 7.1 (Comcast 8 & 440).

By Robin Warren, WJCT Education Outreach Coordinator

Putting the Brakes on the Summer Slide Summer is here! But along with warmer weather, trips to the pool and the Fourth of July, comes a not-so-fun reality... the summer slide. What is the summer slide? Summer slide describes what happens when young minds sit idle for three months. One study revealed that kids lose about 2.6 months of their math skills and approximately 2 months of reading skills during summer break. As a former teacher, a concern when school started back up in the fall was having to spend too much time trying to get students back up to speed before proceeding to the new information for that year. So what’s a parent to do? I’m so glad you asked! As always, WJCT has you and your children covered. We have some tips to help your little ones of all ages put the brakes on the Summer Slide! • Watch WJCT-TV! This summer, you can rely on PBS KIDS and WJCT to provide a positive learning experience that is also fun. With school being out, there is more time to tune into the PBS KIDS programs your kids love - more “Wild Kratts,” more “Splash and Bubbles,” more “Nature Cat” - AND more of the key learning they need to stay ahead of the summer slump. • Have your kids teach you about what they learned at school. Focus on a major subject, such as math or science. If

your third grader had to memorize the multiplication table, have them quiz you on it during the summer between third and fourth grade. It will also be fun for the kids to see how smart you are! • Read, read, read! Read with your child every day, many times a day. Read books, signs, posters—anything with words. Read in the morning, in the afternoon and at night. Read at the park, in the living room, at the pool. Read print everywhere you can find it! • Stimulate their minds. You can also keep kids stimulated by taking them on outings, such as a children’s museum, the zoo, an art museum, the theater or a professional baseball game. So keep kids engaged in learning this summer. (But don’t tell them that they’re going to learn anything because then they’ll resist!) Kids are always up for a new adventure, and when they learn something in the process, that’s even better.

Send your kids to summer camps for sports! There are a variety of camps available in Jacksonville for kids of all ages.

Fun includes martial arts, tumbling, cheerleading, soccer, basketball, football, legos, field trips, movies, water days and more!

Bring your little ones to MOSH the second Wednesday of every month for exclusive programming designed for learning and development and watch them grow! These programs encompass various learning styles and activities for preschool aged children that help to enhance their skills and dexterity.

Adults can be a part of the fun too! All activities are designed to encourage caregivers to engage their little ones in conversations and to work with them through each station. Please note that Little Learners encourages child/ caregiver interaction and requires one registered adult per two children. June’s theme is Pirates Only. Ahoy, Mateys! Come hunt for treasure, learn about their ships and all there is to know about pirates!

Aquatics Camp Adventurers Summer Camp

Due to the popularity, registering in advance is highly recommended.

When: Second Wednesday of every month

We provide day camp during eight summer weeks highlighting one of our local treasures; the water.Activities include aquatics, shooting sports, and more! 18

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1st Place Sports

Young, aspiring runners will find themselves in great hands at First Place Sports. Friendly and experienced staff will help fit youngsters in the proper shoes for their still-developing feet, as well as offer tips and suggestions to get started in their running journey. Baker’s Sporting Goods

Meet your children’s team needs at Baker’s Sporting Goods. With a retail location in Jacksonville, as well as a thriving online shop, parents and coaches can equip their teams with quality, logo’d uniforms and gear.

Black Creek Outfitters

Little Learners : June 14

Summer Camps

All Star Youth Sports Summer Camp

By Jenn Leonard

Until next time!



Places for Kids Sporting Goods

Doors Open: 9:30 a.m. (a half hour before the Museum opens to the general public) Programs Start: 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Admission: $5 per person (age 2 and under FREE) *Please note that caregivers MUST register themselves AND their children for each month’s program.

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Locally owned, Black Creek Outfitters proudly offers plenty of outdoor and camping gear. Parents are also able to fully outfit their Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts with uniforms, badges, handbooks and equipment. Dick’s Sporting Goods

Dick’s Sporting Goods has it all for kids. From baseball to hockey, lacrosse to golf, camping to hunting and everything else, Dick’s offers a selection of gear, clothing, shoes and equipment for all ages.

Academy Sports + Outdoor

Academy Sports + Outdoor provides a large variety of top brands in boys’ and girls’ athletic apparel, as well as a complete lineup of gear for youth team and individual sports. Check out their kids’ bikes and safety equipment as well.

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2017 Summer Movie Express

Kids need to find a great way to escape the summer heat. Are they tired of the pool? Try changing it up with an inexpensive morning movie! The 2017 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. Admission to these films during the Summer Movie Express is $1 and a portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. All movies start at 10 a.m. and are rated PG. Both movies are shown each day. Participating Theatres are Regal Avenues Stadium 20 and Regal Beach Boulevard Stadium 18.

WEEK 1 JUNE 13-14

Kung Fu Panda 3, Ice Age: Collision Course

WEEK 2 JUNE 20-21

Trolls, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

WEEK 3 JUNE 27-28

Monster Trucks, Penguins of Madagascar


Rio 2, The Boxtrolls

WEEK 5 JULY 11-12

The Secret Life of Pets, Sing

WEEK 6 JULY 18-19

Kubo and the Two Strings, Ratchet and Clank

WEEK 7 JULY 25-26

The Spongebob Square Pants Movie: Sponge Out of Water, The Adventures of Tin Tin


Happy Feet 2, Cats & Dogs 2: The Revenge of Kitty Galore


Storks, The Lego Batman Movie

KIDS EVENTS $5 Fridays at MOSH: June 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30: Museum of Science & History, Duval County Public Schools Spirit 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run for Reading: June 3, 1701 Prudential Drive, Weaver First Saturday Free for All: June 3, The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Riverside Arts Market: June 3, 10, 17, 24, 715 Riverside Ave., Boat Tours: June 3, 10, 17, 24, Museum of Science & History, Scott Jones School of Dance Annual Concert: June 3, Times-Union Center, Paws for A Cause Doggie Pageant 2017: June 3, Dog Wood Park, 4th Annual Summer Kid Adventure: June 3, Bounce A Roo, ESA Surf Contest: June 4, Jacksonville Beach Pier, Velocity Air Sports Family Fun Days: June 5, 7022 AC Skinner Parkway, Suite 200,

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Cummer Camp Week 1: June 5-9, Cummer Museum and Gardens, Florida Blue Free Tuesdays: June 6, 13, 20, 27, Cummer Museum and Gardens, Campground Critters: June 6, The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Doing Dishes Pottery Studios Story Time - “Red, White and Boom”: June 6, 5619 San Jose Blvd., Free Sing & Play Discovery Day Class with Jacksonville Children’s Chorus: June 6, Jacksonville’s Children’s Chorus 225 East Duval Street, TNT Gymnastics Pre-School Open Gym: June 7, 2683 St. Johns Bluff Red. South #107, Downtown Art Walk: June 7, Downtown Jacksonville, Mom to Mom Meetup at Bay & Bee: June 8, 13475 Atlantic Blvd, Suite 4 &5, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation License Free Freshwater Fishing Day: June 10, Freshwater water bodies throughout Florida, 4th Annual Summer Kid Adventure: June 12, Pump It Up, Cummer Camp Week 2: June 1216, Cummer Museum and Gardens, LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Students in Grades K-8: June 12-16, 19-23, 29-30, Shiva Robotics Academy,

Velocity Air Sports Family Fun Days: June 12, 7022 AC Skinner Parkway, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella: June 13-18, Times-Union Center, $1 Movies During Regal Summer Movie Express: June 13, Kung Fu Panda 3, Regal Theatres, Jumpstreet: June 13, Jumpstreet Trampoline Park, Little Learners: June 14, Museum of Science & History, $1 Movies During Regal Summer Movie Express: June 14, Ice Age: Collision Course, Regal Theatres, Stories for Young Children - South Mandarin Library: June 16, South Mandarin Branch Library, NFKC local go kart race: June 17, 103rd Street Sports Complex, 4th Annual Summer Kid Adventure: June 20, Main Event, $1 Movies During Regal Summer Movie Express: June 20, Trolls, Regal Theatres, Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Northeast Car Seat Check Inspection: Safe Kids Buckle Up® Inspection Station: June 20, Safe Kids Buckle Up® Inspection Station Metro Square Office Park 3563 Philips Highway, $1 Movies During Regal Summer Movie Express: June 21, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, Regal Theatres, Barnes and Noble Weekly Storytime: June 21, 11112 San Jose Boulevard Suite 8, Teddy Bear Thursday: June 22, Adventure Landing, World’s Largest Swimming Lesson: June 22, Adventure Landing’s Shipwreck I sland Waterpark, Mom to Mom Meetup at Bay & Bee: June 22, 13475 Atlantic Blvd, Suite 4 &5, Night at the Zoo: June 23, The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Jumperz Fun Center Saturday Open Play: June 24, 1035 Blanding Blvd, Bay & Bee Daddy Play Date: June 24, 13475 Atlantic Blvd, Suite 4 &5, 4th Annual Summer Kid Adventure: June 25, Jumperz Fun Zone, Champions Gymnastics Open Gym: June 27, 9410 Historic Kings Road South, $1 Movies During Regal Summer Movie Express: June 27, Monster Trucks, Regal Theatres, The Musical Annie: June 28-July 2, Alhambra Theatre & Dining, Balloons R4 Twisting: Balloon Twisting Workshop: June 28, Brown Eastside Branch Library, $1 Movies During Regal Summer Movie Express: June 28, Penguins of Madagascar, Regal Theatres, Moonlight Movie - The Jungle Book: June 30, Sea Walk Pavilion,

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Be Well:

Speed Up Your Metabolism


Activities for Kids: Healthy Minds & Bodies pediatric associates of jacksonville: child meditation classes

Meditation can help children succeed in school, sports, relationships and more. Pediatric Associates offers classes that will teach kids to relax, develop compassion and patience, and improve concentration. sustainable springfield kids gardening programs

Our metabolism slows two percent every decade after 20 years of age and five percent every decade after 40 years of age. Let’s face it…that sucks! So, what can you do to fight back against father time? Countless studies and research articles are frequently released about how to speed up metabolism. As much as we all wish it were true, there is no magic pill or fad diet that is going make your metabolism race. Check out some quick tips and tricks that have been statistically proven to speed up metabolism!

Gardening is a great way to get kids active, outdoors and doing good for the earth! Through the Urban Kids Gardening Program, kids can learn about gardening and all the things that go along with growing your own food! (Ages 5-8)

EATING MORE FREQUENTLY. Eat every three hours to keep your metabolism racing. Typically, three meals and two small snacks throughout the day should do the trick! WATER INTAKE. Studies show those who drink eight or more glasses of water per day burn more calories than those who only drink four glasses of water per day. ICE COLD WATER. Six glasses of ice cold water per day have been shown to burn ten extra calories per day. It may not seem like a lot, but that equates to one pound per year! SLEEP. It is recommended to get seven to nine hours of sleep per night. Lack of sleep causes alterations in glucose metabolism leading to insulin resistance, increased appetite, and reduced energy expenditures. WORKING OUT. Aerobic and strength training have benefits. Strength training can elevate your metabolism for about three hours post workout. The more lean/muscle mass you have the more you burn… • Muscle Mass: burns 40 calories per pound of lean mass per day. • Fat Mass: burns two calories per pound of fat mass per day. HIGH(ER) PROTEIN DIETS. Protein requires 25 percent more energy to digest than carbs and fat. GREEN TEA. Energy expenditure is increased by four percent for 24 hours after 90 mg of epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG)—the most significant phytochemical in green tea.

arch pilates

Arch Pilates offers classes for kids of many different ages – from babywearing mamas to kids ages 8-9. Kids will practice flexibility, strengthen their bodies and learn breathing techniques. freshjax kids yoga

Kids yoga classes include stretching, music and fun! Children will practice yoga poses while learning about kindness, mindfulness and physical activity. (Ages 4-10)


Shi-Ann Atkins Ricketts “My best experience would be a Jumbo Shrimp game. The dollar beers add to the experience.”

Zachary Mease


“My favorite experience is from an Armada game. I just love soccer.”

Survivors Celebration Butterfly 5K

Run for the Pies

June 3

June 10

Enjoy the 3rd annual Pink Ribbon Symposium Survivors Celebration Butterfly 5K to celebrate local cancer survivors.

Enjoy this Grand Prix race complete with a block party, pie eating contest, giveaways and more.

NAS Jax Runaway 5K

Jaguars Stache Dash 5K

3June 20 Participate in the race course for the 5K or the half marathon on the NAS Jax base.


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June 23 Start your tailgate in style by running the Jaguars 2017 Stache Dash 5k or 1 Mile Fun Run!

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Astin Champion “I went to a Jags game with some coworkers. Jaguar fans are just amazing, like a family going to the games. Being in the environment is an extraordinary experience.”


Why Registered Dietitians Hate the Word “DIET”

By Sammy Pappas Sammy Pappas is our featured local dietitian of Dietitians of Palm Valley.



Dr. Selena Marchan Atlantic Beach Dental

BUZZ: What is the most enjoyable

part about your business? DOC: Mostly meeting the different people. We see people of all ages, all parts of Jacksonville. And we get to learn a little about Jacksonville from them.

BUZZ: What made you want to get

Sammy Pappas is a co-founder of Dietitians of Palm Valley, registered dietitian and certified personal trainer.

Yes, I am a registered dietitian and yes—I hate dieting. I never want you to feel like you are on a diet. What do you think of when you hear the word diet? The most common responses I get are: restriction, deprivation, calorie cutting, hunger and negativity. This is far from what I want for you. When you hear the word diet, I want to challenge you to think of simply what you eat and drink each day. All food and beverages have the potential to nourish to our body and supply our body with energy. For so long, dieting has been looked at negatively. We try a diet for one week (maybe two weeks if we have a lot of will power). Then we go right back to our old food habits because it is too hard, too restricted, too depriving and so on. It is time to kick “dieting” to the curb and make a lifestyle change. What if I told you that you could enjoy eating again and not feel shameful after eating a cookie? As a registered dietitian, I am licensed to assess a person’s caloric and macronutrient needs based on their height, weight, age, gender, activity level and lifestyle. Please note: I am not the food police. My job is to help people fuel their bodies with food and make sure that they enjoy what they are eating. Because in the end, if you don’t enjoy what you are eating, it’s never going to stick. Have questions about dieting? Contact Dietitians of Palm Valley at 904-250-0075 or

into your line of work? DOC: I was always interested in science. In dentistry, you get to work with your hands too. My mother had also gone to school for dental school in the Philippines before my parents moved to the U.S.

BUZZ: What age do you start to see patients? DOC: We start seeing patients at twoand-a-half to three years old. BUZZ: Finish this sentence – in

the next five years, I would like my company to… DOC: We always want to be growing. We want to offer more services and include more technology. There is more technology coming out all the time.

BUZZ: How many employees do you have?

DOC: One dental hygienist, two dental

assistants and I am the only dentist.

BUZZ: How many locations do you have?

DOC: We recently moved from Mayport

Road to our current location at 13475 Atlantic Blvd, Suite 36. We decided to upgrade and to diversify our practice.


In Motion Physical Therapy Coltman & Baughman Physical Therapy With a focus on massage therapy, Dr. Joanna Frantz and her staff specialize in “the rehabilitation of the active, aging adult population.” Those who are looking to reclaim their mobility after joint replacement, back issues and other such afflictions will find themselves in great hands here.

Physical Therapy Services

Owner and founder Penemarie Murphy Dr. Rob comments “It’s very easy to not brings 30 years of physical therapy find time to exercise, especially due experience to Duval County. She and to work/career pressure, and to settle her staff provide the personal care in to poor eating and drinking habits, needed to help “relieve pain and restore working too much at a desk, and not functional mobility.” This location offers exercising enough.” This can lead to a both physical and massage therapy to host of orthopedic and stress-related medical problems that need treatment. treat a variety of ailments and injuries.

Hope Springs Florida:

A Fresh Approach to Respite Care for Children with Special Needs

Hope Springs Florida was founded by Joe and Ann Rodgers, seasoned parents and professionals, because there is currently no affordable way for special needs families to go on a beach vacation. This nonprofit business helps by providing all the necessary services for this unique population, in a compassionate and nonjudgmental way. Hope Springs Florida partners with the local community to staff the team with employees who have disabilities so that the guests can enjoy their vacation. HSF wants to make the awe-inspiring beauty of the First Coast accessible to those who need it most – children with special needs. “We are thrilled with the reception we have already received about our concept! We have a child with autism, and when we couldn’t find what we needed in order to have a beach vacation, we were inspired to create what was lacking. The community support has been positive, and we need your help to continue to grow.” They will offer services that do not currently exist in one concrete location; where HSF will: • Take care of all details so that the family can truly relax and enjoy their vacation.

Smart Body Physical Therapy

Laura Bunso is the driving force behind Smart Body Physical Therapy. Starting the practice in 2004, she and her staff bring a hands-on approach to some of the top issues in men’s health, including pelvic health. “If one’s limitations are removed…life can be savored again!”

• Care of their dietary, sensory, babysitting, concierge and transportation needs. • Do whatever it takes to give the family their best respite and vacation experience possible at an affordable cost. • Serve as a clearinghouse for information regarding financial, personal and spiritual resources for families with special needs children.”

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HEALTH & WELLNESS EVENTS Visit our calendar for more local events.


If you can read this, show your spirit and gratitude for teachers and public education offerings that are strengthening students, citizens and communities. Participate in the Duval County Public Schools Spirit 5K or kids’ 1-Mile Fun Run to help finish illiteracy and honor a favorite teacher or educator who has prepared and inspired you to reach great milestones.


Tropical Smoothie Café

Kick off the summer at Tropical Smoothie Café for National Flip Flop Day. Customers wearing flip-flops from 2 to 7 p.m. at Tropical Smoothie Cafe will receive a free, limited edition Sunshine Smoothie in a 16-ounce, 20th anniversary souvenir cup. The latest smoothie innovation, the Sunshine Smoothie, captures the taste of summer with a vitamin C-packed combination of oranges, orange juice, banana, pineapple and mango. There are no strings, or in this case, shoelaces attached.


Flagler Hospital

Register online for this important and informative series. This series is the 3rd Tuesday of each month and features important wellness topics presented by local physicians and other health care professionals. This month’s topic is managing pain with acupuncture.


Prime Osborn Center

Come enjoy a weekend of competition as an athlete or a spectator! They will be tremendous sponsors and vendors showcasing themselves for anyone and everyone interested in health and fitness. Watch over 2,000 athletes competing from 30 different countries in six different competitive events. Come celebrate fitness through competition while promoting health and wellness for everyday life at this family fun event! 22

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Multiple Sclerosis Support Group: June 1, UF Health Jacksonville Tower II, Breast Cancer Support Group: June 1, UF Health Jacksonville Cancer Center, Survivors Celebration Butterfly 5K: June 3, Orange Park, Duval County Public Schools Spirit 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run for Reading: June 3, 1701 Prudential Drive, Orange 60: June 3, Orange Theory Locations, Jacksonville. Swim Run Done: June 3, Jacksonville Beach, ESA Surf Contest: June 4, Jacksonville Beach Pier, Evening Childbirth Series at St. Vincent’s Riverside: June 5, 12, 19, St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside, Diabetes Education Class: June 6, Flagler Wellness Center, Yoga Class: June 6, UF Health Jacksonville, Orange 60: June 6, Orange Theory Locations, Jacksonville. Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer: June 6, UF Health Jacksonville Learning Resource Center, Breastfeeding Class at St. Vincent’s Riverside: June 6, St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside, Evening BodyPump: June 7, Studio Jear, Biking at Hanna Park: June 7, Hanna Park Campground, Events. Tai Chi Class: June 7, UF Health Jacksonville, Free Weekly Group Runs: June 7, Fernandina Beach High School, Kayaking and Canoeing at Hanna Park: June 7, Hanna Park Campground, Smoking Cessation Big Step: June 7, UF Health Community and Family Medicine,

Morning BodyPump: June 7, Studio Jear, Heart Health Education Series Class: June 8, Flagler Hospital, Orange 60: June 8, Orange Theory Locations, Jacksonville. Run for the Pies: June 10, The Jacksonville Landing, Saturday Childbirth Class at St. Vincent’s Riverside: June 10, St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside, Kidney Education Class: June 13, Flagler Hospital, Spinal Cord Injury Support Group: June 13, UF Health Jacksonville Learning Resource Center, Morning BodyPump: June 14, Studio Jear, Parkinson Support Group: June 14, UF Health Jacksonville Tower I, Evening BodyPump: June 14, Studio Jear, Orange 60: June 16, Orange Theory Locations, Jacksonville. Wellness Education Series: June 20, Flagler Hospital, Morning BodyPump: June 21, Studio Jear, NAS Jax Runaway 5K: June 22, NAS Jacksonville, Jaguars Stache Dash 5K: June 23, EverBank Field, Jacksonville Axemen vs. Atlanta Rhinos: June 24, Soccer Fields at UNF, Orange 60: June 25, Orange Theory Locations, Jacksonville. Comfort Measures: June 27, Baptist Medical Center South, Epilepsy Support Group: June 27, UF Health Jacksonville Tower II, SoFit Sports Festival 2017: July 1-2, Prime Osborn Center, Celebration Run 5K: July 4, 3931 Baymeadows Road,

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Two Thumbs Up How Good Food Should Taste

Table 1

Article by Monica Stouder Photos by Monica Lea Imagery:

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When: Monday Evening Price: $9 to $27 Where: 330 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach

Table 1 in Ponte Vedra is a great casual spot for food and libation. There is ample parking and the atmosphere is comfortable with dark lighting and an industrial chic motif. When I entered the restaurant, the hostess quickly sat me. David, my server, was at my table within moments. All good percursors to a good experience. The menu at Table 1 features salads, sandwiches, meat, fish and chicken entrees and flatbreads smattered with a nice array of appetizers.


Warm Bread Pudding with Nutella, banana drizzled with caramel for $6.

Brie was the theme of my food adventure on this visit. I choose the house Mushroom and Brie soup with the Artisan Cheese Plate to start things off. The soup was absolutely delicious, not too salty as some Brie-based bisques go, and thick with mushrooms. The cheese plate appetizer was a nice array of cheeses with honey and thinly sliced prosciutto and would be considered a good portion for two people. During the course of my intro-to-the-entrée nosh, I watched as Andre the general manager made his way around the restaurant greeting and gauging experiences from Table 1 patrons. He made it a point to make sure everyone, including myself, was enjoying the environment and menu. Kudos to having great management on the floor, Table 1! According to the GM, most of Table 1’s food items are locally or regionally sourced, and a majority of the menu elements are homemade and hand prepared. The Turkey, Pear and Brie flatbread was a little heavy on the honey mustard drizzle, but was still a delicious departure from a traditional flat-in-flavor flatbread. This doughy delight had small chunks of pear and a good smoked turkey taste. A very nice bite indeed! All-in-all the price points were OK, but the food and service were definitely above average. Coupled with a creative menu, I recommend grabbing some friends and trying the food (and incredible Happy Hour) at Table 1.

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Table 1 has live entertainment every Wed – Sat, has ½ price on all bottled wine on Saturdays and has an amazing Happy Hour. Enjoy 2 for 1 every day on a long list of select cocktails, wines, domestics and bar apps from 4-7 p.m. and then AGAIN from 9-11 p.m.! Additionally, Table 1 hosts a Wine Down Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8 p.m. with $15 wine sampling and ½ price apps.

“2 for 1 – are you kidding me?! BEST Happy Hour in town!”- supersonic server, David

menu sample


Artisan Cheese Plate – Brie, Blue Cheeses, shaved Prosciutto, pecans, thinly sliced green apple, honey and served with crostini for $13


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Mushroom Brie – thick soup packed with mushrooms for $6.

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Turkey, Pear & Brie Flatbread – smoked turkey breast, Bartlett pear, sliced Brie, Mozzarella, drizzled with a honey mustard sauce for $13.

Food Truck Foodies


by Shelton Buchanan

over to their brilliance. Opting for the chicken & waffles, which features 2 fried buttermilk chicken sausages served on maple waffles topped with collard greens and a sweet chili sauce, I then chose a side of their home fries to compliment the dish. I was tempted to double down on the collard greens as they are a personal favorite of mine being raised very Southern, but the home fries just seemed to be calling my name. The buttermilk chicken sausage is a fried nugget of awesome, with a crispy crust on the casing and a succulent interior, while the maple waffles provide the perfect delivery system leaving nothing more for your heart to desire. Just when you think that’s all you need, they toss on some of the best collards I’ve ever had the pleasure of tasting, and drizzle the whole thing with a sweet chili sauce that opens the flavor profile to a new level. The home fries are nothing extraordinary, but they’re fried to a beautiful golden crisp and are the perfect addition to the meal. So if you’re a fan of meat in tube form (and who isn’t?), make sure you give A Flying Sausage a try next time you see them out and about. They’ll make you believe.

The simple sausage has evolved into a true culinary art form. From the high-end to the exotic, sausage makers around the country and the world are experimenting with new and exciting ways to deliver us meat in tube form. A Flying Sausage food truck is no different. They’re bringing imaginative variations on the typical sausage format to the streets of Jacksonville, pairing unique tubular creations with atypical serving options. Be it their lamb sausage gyro on a homemade rosemary flatbread to the choice I went with, the chicken & waffles, A Flying Sausage seems set on wowing the masses with new sausages that come from either the mind of a mad man or an absolute genius. The day I ventured over to check them out, they were offering BBQ sausage sliders, chorizo tacos, a smoked sausage, a hot Italian sausage, and their iconic chicken & waffles. Having had their lamb sausage gyros quite a while back, I knew I’d be in for a treat if I gave myself


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Personal Chef

Jon Keeley

BLK SHP At Intuition


By Anna Eatz Jax

The current marriage pairing of Intuition Ale Works and Black Sheep brings new excitement to the Doro District. Local brews and great food go hand in hand. I was fortunate to catch up with Jon Keeley, the Chef that will be in charge of bringing the same quality to this restaurant he did at Black Sheep’s 5 Points Location.




Hodges So many TV’s so little time to catch each game at Time Out Sports Grill! This locally owned sports bar offers a casual atmoshphere, fresh food, pool tables, darts, team trivis and HD TVS.

What brought you to Jacksonville? Whim! I realized that I needed to make a change, so I left St. Louis, my hometown, and moved to Jacksonville. Once I found the Riverside Murry Hill area, I knew I had found my spot.

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mac and cheese with Poutine

Can you give us an overview of your professional history here in Jacksonville? I opened Taverna working for Sam Efron for about three and a half years. The food scene in Jacksonville was beginning to take hold, so I got in on the ground floor. The next opportunity took me to Restaurant Orsay, then the Orsay group asked me to help with the opening of Black Sheep in Five Points. It has been “go, go” since then and now I am here opening Black Sheep Downtown in conjunction with Intuition Ale works. How long have you been cooking professionally? Professionally fourteen years. I did some cooking here and there when I was in school, then covered the front of house work, I worked just about every station except bartending.



St. Johns Town Center


Enjoy signature cocktails or a bevy of beer while swinging your golf clubs in your own golfing bay at Top Golf. Drinks and food here are way above par!

If you like seafood and eating with your hands, this the spot for you. They also have multiple tvs, a game room, and pool tables for your entertainment.

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Where did you train?


I have no formal culinary degree, other than on the job over the years. My official training came at a country club in St Louis, the chef (a certified master chef) was teaching old school European-style cooking.

Southside (904) 636-9463 With a full liquor selection and over 30 beers on draft, this is a great place to wind down and watch sports.

How would you describe your style of cooking? It changes from where you are working and adapt to what they are doing. I have done many styles, Italian and Spanish, French in St Louis and at Orsay, and the New American at Black Sheep. I have fallen in love with this New American, it allows for experimentation. There are so many cultures that impact our food; we may not realize it.

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Tell us about the relationship between Intuition and Black Sheep. How will it work and what is your role? Essentially it is a symbiotic relationship; we will feed off each other’s brand. They have an ideal brand for their beer, and we have a great brand for the food around town. Combined, it will be used to attract people to the downtown area. MUDVILLE GRILLE

Arlington and San Marco

Will the menu be the same as Five Points?

All day Saturday watch ESPN Game Plan Day or NFL Ticket on Sunday’s at Mudville Grille. With two locations you can catch some great food and sports action no matter what side of town you’re on!

Some of the items will be shared, but mostly unique to this location - comfort pub food.

Po Boy with fries


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Arlington A hole in the wall sports bar with a full bar and nightly specials. Enjoy your time by playing pool, dancing to music on the jukebox, or just watch a game on the tv. Written by: BUZZ Magazine




Hodges Stadium

Veterans Memorial Arena

Jacksonville Armada FC are a professional soccer team playing in the North American Soccer League. They’re just a few games into the regular season so you haven’t missed out. Gather up your navy and gold gear for the game and support the Armada FC to victory!

June 14-18

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions play all home games at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. To reserve your tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Sport your red and black to the stadium to cheer on the Sharks.

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Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville

The Jumbo Shrimp are embracing the heart of Jacksonville’s identity and heritage. As Florida’s largest city, yet in many ways a richly connected and close-knit community, Jacksonville is truly a Big Small Town. The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp represent those themes and express the affordable family fun of Minor League Baseball.

EverBank Field

Start your tailgate in style by running the Jaguars 2017 Stache Dash. All participants will receive an official race shirt, two drink tickets, a custom finisher medal and the opportunity to cross a finish line on Everbank Field. For non-season ticket holders, registration also includes a ticket to a Jaguars home game of your choice (AFC South opponents only)!


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Survivors Celebration Butterfly 5K: June 3, Orange Park, Duval County Public Schools Spirit 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run for Reading: June 3, 1701 Prudential Drive, Armada FC vs. Miami FC: June 3, Hodges Stadium, Swim Run Done: June 3, Jacksonville Beach, Jacksonville Sharks vs. Dayton Wolfpack: June 3, Veterans Memorial Arena, ESA Surf Contest: June 4, Jacksonville Beach Pier, Jumbo Shrimp vs. Montgomery: June 4-8, Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, Biking at Hanna Park: June 7, Hanna Park Campground, Martial Arts Kung Fu: June 7, Atlantic Warriors, Free Weekly Group Runs: June 7, Fernandina Beach High School, Kayaking and Canoeing at Hanna Park: June 7, Hanna Park Campground, Jax Cannons vs. Atlanta Hustle: June 10, The Bolles School, Run for the Pies: June 10, The Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville Sharks vs. High Country Grizzlies: June 10, Veterans Memorial Arena, Jumbo Shrimp vs. Pensacola: June 14-18, Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, NFKC local go kart race: June 17, 103rd Street Sports Complex, Jacksonville Axemen vs. Tampa Mayhem: June 17, Soccer Fields at UNF, Super Groms Surf Festival: June 17, Jacksonville Beach Pier, Jacksonville Sharks vs. Monterrey Steel: June 17, Veterans Memorial Arena, NAS Jax Runaway 5K: June 22, NAS Jacksonville,

SoFit Sports Festival • Prime Osborn Convention Center • July 1-2

Jaguars Stache Dash 5K: June 23, EverBank Field, Honor Guards Day Parade: June 24, Orange Park Mall, HonorGuardsDay Jacksonville Sharks NAL Playoffs: June 24, Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville Axemen vs. Atlanta Rhinos: June 24, Soccer Fields at UNF, Armada FC vs. Puerto Rico FC: June 25, Hodges Stadium, Jumbo Shrimp vs. Mobile: June 28-30, Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, Armada FC vs. FC Edmonton: July 1, Hodges Stadium, SoFit Sports Festival: July 1-2, Prime Osborn Convention Center, Celebration Run 5K: July 4, 3931 Baymeadows Road, Upload your event to’s Online calendar.

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Game Day:


Alternative Sports

Jax Scene

by Madison Harbin

Jacksonville IceMen

Jacksonville Scene sports leagues and social events have been enhancing the local community for 12 years and counting. The mission of the organization has always been to stay local and get charities involved. Jacksonville Scene allows individuals and teams to be a part of co-ed leagues and social events to interconnect with one another in a fun and exciting way. Any sport that you can think of, Jacksonville Scene probably hosts a league for it. There are the common sports teams like football, baseball and basketball, but there are also the less ordinary sports such as bowling, dodgeball, kickball, beer pong, cornhole and more.

The key to the success of this organization has been to always keep things fun. The atmosphere is lively at all sporting and social events. Getting involved is a great excuse to meet up with friends, old and new, and to blow off some steam throughout a stressful week. After games, there are specific venues that sponsor the events and will typically offer food or drink specials for those participating in the outing, yet another bonus of getting involved. As warmer temperatures are approaching, indoor volleyball and bowling are starting to become more popular. Seasonal leagues run all through the week and they typically last 5 to 10 weeks. Price of registration includes equipment and administration at all events.

Jacksonville Scene is special because it allows members to individually register, giving those who don’t already have a team the opportunity to be a part of one and connect with people in the area who have similar interests. In an interview with founder of Jacksonville Scene, Jason Ryan, BUZZ asked what has changed about him since he created the organization. He said that the biggest difference was starting out in Jacksonville, going from not knowing anyone in a new city to now having countless friendships and large groups of people to spend time with while doing things they enjoy together. To date, Ryan has witnessed several marriages of couples that met and were kindled through Jacksonville Scene. Ryan says his favorite aspect of Jacksonville Scene is seeing people come together, forming new relationships that never would have occurred if it weren’t for the organization and the events they host. Over the years, a lot of the teams and individuals that sign up for leagues or social events re-sign in the future because they enjoy the comradery it allowed them to be a part of. This organization continues to enhance the Jacksonville community.


The Jacksonville IceMen will start their ice hockey league in October 2017 at the Veterans Memorial Arena. Formerly based in Indiana, this team is ready to get their skates wet in their new territory: Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Cornhole League

Register your cornhole team with ClubWaka social sports. The 7-week season consists of regular season games, a preseason party and an endof-season party. There will be playoffs at the end of the season and the winning team will receive a prize and a title.

Florida Curling Club

Learn how to play an exciting winter Olympic game – Curling! The Florida Curling Club will show you the ropes and everything there is to know about curling. Keep up with the Panther Ice Den team, located in Coral Springs, Florida.


Jacksonville Powersports

Black Creek Outfitters

Strike-Zone Fishing

Jacksonville Surf and Paddle

Jacksonville Powersports pride themselves on exceptional customer service. With 40 years under their belt, the staff is highly knowledgeable on watercrafts, ATVs, motorcycles, and more. Stop by to get your vehicle serviced, or to test out something new.

Black Creek Outfitters boasts a variety of equipment for kayakers, backpackers, climbers and hikers. Because the active staff, themselves, test Black Creek Outfitters equipment, they know their gear inside and out. Stop by for an informative shopping experience.

Strike-Zone Fishing is an all-in-one shop for customers looking for fishing, hunting,and paddling gear. The knowledgeable sales team can offer assistance with questions related to saltwater or freshwater fishing, surf fishing, jigging; as well as questions pertaining to archery and shooting sports.

Not only is Jacksonville Surf and Paddle a great camp to send your kids to, it’s also a great place to get a paddle fitness class or a private surf lesson. They rent out anything from surfboards, body boards, kayaks, and paddle boards, to bikes, chairs and umbrellas.


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June 3 Away Game vs. Raleigh Flyers at Cardinal Gibbons High Raleigh, NC June 10 Home Game vs. Atlanta Hustle at The Bolles School June 24 Away Game vs. Raleigh Flyers at Cardinal Gibbons High Raleigh, NC

ON CAMPUS: Jacksonville Cannons The Jacksonville Cannons are Jacksonville’s very own professional Ultimate Frisbee team, a franchise in the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL). The AUDL is comprised of 24 teams, 20 in the US and 4 in Canada. The AUDL has existed for six years, with the South Division joining three years ago. South Division teams include: Jacksonville Cannons, Atlanta Hustle, Austin Sol, Raleigh Flyers, Dallas Roughnecks and Nashville NightWatch. The Cannons play 14 regular season games, 7 away and 7 home, played at The Bolles School’s football stadium. The game is played on a football field, but with 20-yard end zones starting at the football 10-yard line. The game is four quarters of 12 minutes each. Active rosters are 20 players deep with seven of those players on the field for each team at a time. Ultimate Frisbee is action packed and full of highlights - in fact, the Cannons have already been on SportsCenter once this season! Come watch the action at The Bolles School and cheer your Cannons on to victory. BOOM!

July 7 Away Game vs. Dallas Roughnecks at The Colony Complex Colony, TX July 8 Away Game vs. Austin Sol at Westwood High, Austin, TX July 15 Home Game vs. Nashville Nightwatch at The Bolles School


GAME FACE: Local Athletes of Jacksonville

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Si Woo Kim

Leonard Fournette

THE PLAYERS Championship winner was the youngest to win the event at TPC Sawgrass at 21 years of age. Adam Scott had won the 2004 PLAYERS at the age of 23. Kim beat the best field in golf with a tremendous weekend of play. He made just one bogey in the final 36 holes to win by three shots.

The Jacksonville Jaguars made LSU running back Leonard Fournette the first pick in this year’s draft. Fournette ran for more than 3,800 yards and scored 40 rushing touchdowns while in college. Fournette joins a Jaguars backfield that includes TJ Yeldon and Chris Ivory.

Cam Robinson

Blayne Barber

The Jaguars drafted their future left tackle with their second-round pick. Robinson played his college football at Alabama. As of now, the plan is for Robinson to compete with Branden Albert for the starting left tackle job. Robinson was projected by some experts as a top 15 selection and the Jags were able to get him in the second round.

What a performance by the golfer from Lake City in THE PLAYERS. Barber almost missed the cut on Friday, but he made it on the line and wound up finishing top 20 by shooting one under par. Barber has made his last seven cuts on the PGA Tour and that included a good showing in his first PLAYERS Championship. Upload your event to’s Online calendar.

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Daily’s Place

Third Eye Blind is an American rock band. They are celebrating 20 years in the blind with their “Summer Gods Tour.” The band found commercial success in the late 1990s, with albums “Third Eye Blind” and “Blue” going six times and single platinum in the United States, respectively. Several songs were a commercial success as well, with “Semi-Charmed Life” and “Jumper” both reaching the Top 10. Third Eye Blind has sold around 12 million records worldwide.


Times-Union Center

Scott Jones School of Dance presents “The Piano Men.” This concert is a historical look at the four piano men who simultaneously dominated the Pop, Rock, R&B, and Easy Listening Billboard charts of the 1970s and 80s—Elton John, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, and Barry Manilow respectively. All are members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and have collectively sold more than 750 million records, received 37 Grammy awards, and have 170 Top 40 hits.

June 17


The only oceanfront seafood festival in the Southeast! The Great Atlantic Country Music Festival kicks off the beginning of beautiful beach weather every summer at Jacksonville Beach. The free festival offers the best in live music, fresh seafood, a festival marketplace, and rides and games for the entire family. Live music from around the region begins at noon and continues until 10 p.m.


St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Slightly Stoopid has unveiled the initial dates for their 11th annual summer tour! Joining Slightly Stoopid on all June, July and August US dates are Iration, J Boog, and The Movement. Slightly Stoopid is the Ocean Beach, California based group known for their fusion of folk, rock, reggae and blues with hiphop, punk and funk.


Dave Mason, the legendary British rocker and co-founder of psychedelic band Traffic, is bringing his “Alone Together Again” tour to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Best known for his soulful voice and unsurpassed guitar playing, and with a career spanning five decades, British singer-songwriter, guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason has worn many hats over the years. Mason has played, recorded, and performed with notable musicians such as Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Michael Jackson, Steve Winwood and Fleetwood Mac. In 2004, Mason was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a founding member of Traffic. Hailing from Worcester, England, Mason first found fame with ‘60s psychedelic rock group Traffic – writing hit tunes like “Feelin’ Alright” and “Hole in My Shoe.” In the late 1960s, Mason played acoustic guitar on Jimi Hendrix’s iconic version of Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower.” In 1970, Mason wrote his solo album “Alone Together,” which has become one of America’s most beloved classic rock albums. In 1977, he recorded “We Just Disagree,” a solo hit in the U.S. written by Jim Krueger, which has also become an American radio playlist standard. Nearly 50 years later and more than a dozen solo albums in his repertoire, Mason will revisit his classic masterpiece on his new “Alone Together Again” U.S. tour which will include fan favorites like “All Along the Watchtower” and “Feelin’ Alright,” in addition to the album’s classic songs.


June 16 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall


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MUSIC EVENTS Visit our calendar for more local events.

Puttin’ on the Ritz: June 2, Ritz Theatre and Museum, Music in the Plaza: June 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, Unity Plaza, J. Cole and guests: June 2, Mavericks at the Landing, Future Islands with guest Zack Mexico: June 2, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Ivan Pulley Band with Johnny Greenlight and The Twins: June 2, Jack Rabbits, Dance Party with DJ Beatz: June 3, Mark’s, Digdog and This Earth is Ours and Tropic of Cancer: June 3, Jacks Rabbits, Florida Chamber Music Project Spring Gala: June 3, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, John Lumpkin’s Jazz Discovery Series featuring Charles Turner: June 3, Ritz Theatre and Museum, A Night with the Stars: June 3, WJCT Studios, Scott Jones School of Dance Annual Concert “The Piano Men”: June 3, Times-Union Center, Deicide, Dead Centre and Crypteria: June 4, Jack Rabbits, Froggy Fresh, AskMeIfICare, MC Gingy and The Joaker and Lima Charlie: June 6, Jack Rabbits, Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience: June 8, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Josh Wolf: June 8-20, The Comedy Zone, A-Train Live The Experience: Pete Lee: June 9, Ritz Theatre and Museum, Tears for Fears: June 10, Daily’s Place, The One Bad Night Tour: Hayley Kiyoko and Sweater Beats: June 10, Jack Rabbits, X102.9 presents Dirty Heads and SOJA with guests The Green and RDGLDGRN: June 10, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Apex Theatre presents The Ultimate 80s Dance Party: June 10, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 32

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Dance Party with DJ Beatz: June 10, Myth Nightclub, T.I.: June 11, Jack Rabbits, Happy Together Tour 2017: June 11, Florida Theatre, Third Eye Blind with Silversun Pickups: June 11, Daily’s Place, Jacksonville Beach Summer Jazz Concert Series: June 11, Sea Walk Pavilion, Reel Big Fish “The Beer Run” with the Expendables and more: June 12, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Kevin Garrett and guests: June 13, Jack Rabbits, Enfold the Darkness/Invoking the Abstract and Automatik Fit and guests: June 14, Jack Rabbits, Tig Notaro: June 15, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo: June 15, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine Music Festival: June 15-17 & 22-24, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, St-Augustine-Music-Festival Dave Mason’s “Alone Together Again” Tour: June 16, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Puttin’ on the Ritz SemiFinals: June 16, Ritz Theatre and Museum, Halo Circus with Ruby Rose Fox and guests: June 16, Jack Rabbits, 28th Annual Great Atlantic Country Music Fest: June 17, Sea Walk Pavilion, Shotgun Shane with Around the Bonfire and Big Murph: June 17, Jack Rabbits, Drum n’ Bass Work Sessions: June 20, Hourglass Pub, Mamma Mia!: June 20, ThrasherHorne Center, Slightly Stoopid with guests Iration, J Boog and The Movement: June 22, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Tony Hinchcliffe: June 22-24, The Comedy Zone,

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Live Nation and Bold Events announced that Diana Ross is bringing her “In the Name of Love” tour to Daily’s Place on June 28 at 8 p.m. In a remarkable career spanning six decades, Diana Ross has established herself as the consummate artist as well as one of the most iconic female singers of all time. Singer and actress Diana Ross was part of the 1960s pop/soul trio the Supremes before embarking on a successful solo career, also starring in such films as “Lady Sings the Blues” and “The Wiz.” Ross was lead singer of the world-renowned Motown group The Supremes, who achieved the unprecedented feat of 12 No. 1 singles in the U.S. Ross left for a solo career in 1969, later reaching No. 1 with hits like “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “Love Hangover.” Among an array of albums, other hit songs for Ross from the 1970s included “Touch Me in the Morning,” and “Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To),” both reaching No. 1 as well. Ross continued to top the charts and later was named “Female Entertainer of the Century” by Billboard magazine. Despite her personal and professional ups and downs, Ross has withstood the test of time as a performer with a career that spans more than four decades. She has won several major awards, including a Golden Globe, a Tony and several American Music Awards. In 1988, Ross was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Supremes. She was awarded for her hard work again in 2007, when she was presented with Black Entertainment Television’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2016, she was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama.


June 28 at Daily’s Place Ozuna – Odisea World Tour: June 23, Times-Union Center, The Sh-Booms + Kolars and Lost Club: June 23, Jack Rabbits, Rise Against and Deftones: June 24, Jacksonville Dance Theatre presents its Fifth Annual Repertory Concert: June 24, Florida Theatre, John Mellencamp with guests Emmylou Harris, Carlene Carter and Lily and Madeline: June 24, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine Music Festival: June 24, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine,

WEBSITE: Open Mic: June 25, Hourglass Pub, Boogarins: June 25, Jack Rabbits, Alejandro Escovedo Band: June 27, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Diana Ross: June 28, Daily’s Place, Headchaser and guests: June 29, Jack Rabbits, Dan TDM: June 30, Daily’s Place, The Delta Troubadours, Flipturn and guests: June 30, Jack Rabbits, Bring It! LIVE Tour: June 30, Florida Theatre,


FEEL the BEAT: Music and Sports



June 10 Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

For the teen trapped in all of us, Apex Theatre Studio, in partnership with the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, will present The Ultimate 80s Dance Party. The party will also be the kickoff event for Apex’s Summer Theatre Series.

by Ania Cajuste

Jax Roller Derby

Home teams consist of the Duval Derby Dames, First Coast Fatales and the Bold City Bombshells. Typically during the home games, the stadium features high octane music that’s meant to match the excitement of roller derby.

“We were looking for an event that would allow us to throw open the doors of the space and welcome folks in to connect, laugh and groove,” stated Ian Mairs, managing director of Apex Theatre Studio. “At Apex, we are in the business of enabling young artists to hone their craft and express themselves. Dancing allows everyone the opportunity to let loose and play.” Guests can expect to hear a variety of 1980s pop and soul favorites during the three-hour event which will include a live DJ, some retro-themed dance lessons and a flash mob (or two) that will spark memories of moussed hair, ragged tees (ala Flashdance) and the restless beat of soundtracks from movies such as “The Breakfast Club” and “Say Anything” and memorable dance tunes from artists such as Whitney Houston, George Michael and many more.

Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks often host music festivals throughout the year in order to entertain fans. The most recent festival was held in the beginning of March and it featured music performed by the official DJ of the Sharks, DJ Dark Knight.


June 11 Florida Theatre

The Happy Together Tour returns to the Florida Theatre! Featuring the biggest hit makers of the 1960s and 1970s, performed by The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, The Association, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), The Box Tops, The Cowsills and The Archies starring Ron Dante. With 53 Billboard chart hits including “Happy Together,” by The Turtles; “Cherish,” by The Association; “Joy To the World,” by Chuck Negron; “The Letter,” The Box Tops; “The Rain, The Park and Other Things,” by The Cowsills and “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies’ Ron Dante. This annual Florida Theatre summer concert delivers the best music of the era. Hosted by The Turtles Flo & Eddie, the show features a firstclass multi-media production, along fun-filled night of hits that let fans relieve the music they grooved to!

Jacksonville Axemen

The Jacksonville Axemen are a semi-professional rugby league team that are one of the most successful teams in the United States. During their games at the Hodges Stadium, the stadium will often play Top 40 music.

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HOBNOB, Jacksonville’s playfully sophisticated food and social exchange, is raising money for Operation New Uniform throughout the months of May and June. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., 10 percent of all sales will go to Operation New Uniform. HOBNOB has created a specialty cocktail called the Brooklyn Radler, a citrus-inspired beer cocktail. Throughout the month of May and June, for every Brooklyn Radler that is sold, HOBNOB will donate 25 percent of the cost of the drink to Operation New Uniform.

Comedian, actor and writer Josh Wolf has become one of the most sought after personalities in comedy today. From adding his quick-witted commentary on comedy round tables, to becoming a New York Times Bestselling Author, writing on hit television shows and headlining stand-up comedy tours across the nation, Wolf has proved time and time again he is one of the most dynamic and multi-faceted comedians in the entertainment business.

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June 22

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers has raised over $117,000 since 1990 for this international conservation event. In addition to bowling, on both days there will also be a silent auction, raffle and Archie’s Rhino Rye Pale Ale which is supplied by Bold City Brewery. There will be limited edition BFR t-shirts for sale on both days.

If you thought you have tapped into all Jacksonville has to offer, you have not met the team at Hyperion Brewing. Join the Elements of MOSH as we bring this brewery to the forefront of Jacksonville’s taste buds with flavors that push the limits of craft beer.



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ELLSWORTH CATCHIN' A BUZZ AARON Bar Manager Interview by Monica Stouder

Town Hall Restaurant


The Cooper

INGREDIENTS 1/2 oz Lemon Juice 1 oz Housemade Cherry-Walnut shrub (alternatively, use a Cherry Heering Liqueur or Amarena Cherry Syrup) 1/2 oz Croft Pink Port 3oz Dry Tempranillo Build cocktail in a shaker glass filled with ice. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds. Double-strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon zest. Town Hall Restaurant

2012 San Marco Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32207 904.398.0726 •

What is unique about your bar area? Town Hall is unlike any restaurant in Jacksonville. Very intimate, yet designed with multiple different “spaces” within for guests to enjoy. The bar and lounge are designed to be very comfortable where you can unwind and feel at home. Something unique is that we are able to sell our wines retail in addition to serving them in the restaurant and bar! When is Happy Hour? Happy Hour is offered daily from 3 – 6 p.m. in our lounge and bar areas. We have a great snack menu and local draughts, wines by the glass and several winebased cocktails. What is your best-selling drink? The Bin No. 6: It is a really light, citrusy wine-based cocktail with Sauvignon Blanc, apple and herbal notes from the Absentroux. As the days get warmer, it’s a refreshing drink and goes really well with several of our

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS Happy Hour: June 1, Element Bistro, DeRay Davis: June 1-4, The Comedy Zone, Paul Simon: June 1, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Sunset Sailing on the St. Johns River: June 1, Mandarin Holiday Marina, Future Islands with guest Zack Mexico: June 2, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Mad Cowford Improv: June 2, Hourglass Pub, Dance Party with DJ Beatz: June 3, Mark’s, Florida Chamber Music Project Spring Gala: June 3, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Art Couture Fashion Show: June 3, Art Lounge, Sanctuary Saturdays: June 3, Myth Nightclub, A Night with the Stars: June 3, WJCT Studios, Porch Party @ Candy Apple Cafe & Cocktails: June 7, The Candy Apple Cafe & Cocktails, Fred’s All-Star Comedians: June 7, The Comedy Zone, Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience: June 8, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Adamec Bike Night: June 8, The Jacksonville Landing, Josh Wolf: June 8-20, The Comedy Zone, A-Train Live The Experience: Pete Lee: June 9, Ritz Theatre and Museum,


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appetizers such as the Grilled Cheese Sandwich and Smoked Shrimp Dip, both of which are on our Happy Hour Snack and Dinner Appetizer menus. Do you serve any local liquors or brews? All of our draught beers are local. We have six beers on tap and others available in the can. We love our local craft brewery scene and are happy to serve and support them! Chef Tom and Chef Al source from many local farms and independent producers so our entire menu compliments the unique wines, local beers and wine cocktails we have curated. What do you want more people to know about your business? We sell our wines retail at Town Hall! We have a really nice selection of domestic and import wines all available to take home with you when you dine if you try something you love, or just pop in any time during open hours to pick something up to enjoy at home!

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An Evening in Wine Country: June 9, University of North Florida’s University Center, Tears for Fears: June 10, Daily’s Place, DJ NickFRESH: June 10, Dos Gatos, X102.9 presents Dirty Heads and SOJA with guests The Green and RDGLDGRN: June 10, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Apex Theatre presents The Ultimate 80s Dance Party: June 10, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Dance Party with DJ Beatz: June 10, Myth Nightclub, Happy Together Tour 2017: June 11, Florida Theatre, Third Eye Blind with Silversun Pickups: June 11, Daily’s Place, Jacksonville Beach Summer Jazz Concert Series: June 11, Sea Walk Pavilion, Reel Big Fish “The Beer Run” with the Expendables and more: June 12, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Fred’s All-Star Comedians: June 13-14, The Comedy Zone, Jaxsons Night Market: June 15, S Hogan St., John Caparulo: June 15-17, The Comedy Zone, Tig Notaro: June 15, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo: June 15, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, We The Plug Presents: June 16, Myth Nightclub,

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St. Augustine Music Festival: June 15-17 & 22-24, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, Friday Night Groove: June 16, Downtown Cigar Lounge, Dave Mason’s “Alone Together Again” Tour: June 16, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Happy Hour: June 16, Element Bistro, Friday Night Dancing: June 16, Orange Park Lions Club, Battle of Bloody Mose: June 17, Fort Mose State Park, 28th Annual Great Atlantic Country Music Fest: June 17, Sea Walk Pavilion, VIBE: June 17, Downtown Cigar Lounge, Drum n’ Bass Work Sessions: June 20, Hourglass Pub, Fred’s All-Star Comedians: June 20-21, The Comedy Zone, Double Down Black Jack: June 21, Dos Gatos, Slightly Stoopid with guests Iration, J Boog and The Movement: June 22, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Tony Hinchcliffe: June 22-24, The Comedy Zone, Night at the Zoo: June 23, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Ozuna – Odisea World Tour: June 23, TimesUnion Center, We The Plug Presents: June 23, Myth Nightclub,

Paul Simon | St. Augustine Amphitheatre Rise Against and Deftones: June 24, John Mellencamp with guests Emmylou Harris, Carlene Carter and Lily and Madeline: June 24, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine Music Festival: June 24, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, Murder Mystery Dinner Show: June 24, Omni Hotel, Open Mic: June 25, Hourglass Pub, Fred’s All-Star Comedians: June 27-28, The Comedy Zone, Alejandro Escovedo Band: June 27, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Diana Ross: June 28, Daily’s Place, Life and Grind or Caribbean Night: June 29, Mark’s, Adele Givens: June 29-30, The Comedy Zone, Dan TDM: June 30, Daily’s Place, Mad Cowford Improv: June 30, Hourglass Pub, Friday Night Dancing: June 30, Orange Park Lions Club,

BEER BUZZED By Linda Johnson

Florida-Grown Hops to Your Glass: A First of Its Kind Last week, First Magnitude Brewing Company (Gainesville) released a limited batch of a true original pale ale. The beer is not only a product of First Magnitude’s brewing team, but it’s also a testament to advances in scientific research. The brewery’s release of “Apopka Hop Pale Ale” marked the first beer brewed exclusively with 100 percent Florida-grown hops. While a beer brewed with six hops isn’t unusual, when those six hops were all grown and harvested solely in Florida, it’s unique, considering that Florida’s hot climate isn’t typically thought of as conducive to hops. What started out as a hobby for University of Florida’s Brian Pearson about five years ago has bloomed into a funded university research program. Pearson, an assistant professor of environmental horticulture at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), completed his first successful trial in 2012. Last year, when word of Pearson’s research at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center in Apopka became widely known, he began fielding calls from citrus growers interested in learning about “diversifying their crops with hops,” and touring the production facility. “We’ve lit a fire of curiosity in these growers because of our successful trials,” Pearson says. Still, there’s cautious optimism until further determination of whether local

hops production can be profitable. Although he sees success, he adds that “the biggest production challenge we’ve faced is low yield.” Using exploratory horticultural techniques, the team has been able to make strides in production, making its way toward becoming more competitive. Research continues into next year. Can hops take the heat of Florida? In a research paper originally published in October 2013, Pearson concludes that they can. The USDA awarded Pearson’s team a two-year, $158,000 grant that expires at the end of 2017, and they are pursuing additional funding sources. “Getting research dollars to expeditiously continue this effort is the missing piece right now,” he said. “We’re currently cultivating 20 varieties of hops here at our research facility as part of a two-year trial.” According to First Magnitude, the beer is a “bright, floral, easy-drinking pale ale.” The limited supplies of the beer at the brewery’s tap room didn’t last too long, as the initial release on draft and in bottles sold out in less than two hours, according to the brewery’s social media pages. The brewery plans to brew the beer again.

JUNE HOROSCOPE by Kyle, Astrologer Extraordinaire ARIES (March 21- April 19) With lusty Mars pumping up the passion, you don’t want to be tied down this month. Mojo is running strong with you this month. Ditch those slowing you down (like the ex who feels more like an anchor everyday) and see who is feeling your vibe. TAURUS (April 20 – May 20) Venus and Mars are in your 12th house of closure and healing, leaving you sensitive and vulnerable this month. The heck with that! Let’s kick some butt this month instead. Out with the morning coffee and have a cocktail. It’s summer. Let’s get weird. GEMINI (May 21 – June 21) Since you are the daydreaming type that believes in fairytales, unicorns and soulmates… this month you may finally find one. To help you narrow down that list, I am talking about a soulmate. That’s only because fairytales aren’t true and unicorns only come out on special occasions. CANCER (June 22 – July 22) The hustle and bustle currently in your life has you meeting people you usually wouldn’t. You may be catching the eye of someone older. This isn’t too unusual for women, but if you are of the XY chromosome type, you may want to grab your rifle for a cougar hunt. LEO (July 23 – August 22) Planet Venus is lined up in your ninth house of adventure. This could be a very fun month. Book an international flight, visit a couples’ store, or heck, go to a couples’ store with an international person. It’s on experimental on the first go around. Have fun. VIRGO (August 23 – September 22) This month you may be on a rollercoaster of emotion. Break-ups, engagements, pregnancies, affairs, etc. Your planet alignment has you feeling the highest ups and the lowest downs. I don’t really have good advice for this other than try to enjoy the highs because you know what’s right around the corner. LIBRA (September 23 – October 22) This month it’s time to let your flaws shine through. Yes, you may be a dork, clumsy, spit when you talk, etc. but it doesn’t matter. You may find the right person just by showing off what you are always trying to hide. It won’t hurt; nothing else has been working for you lately. SCORPIO (October 23 – November 21) Well here is something new for you. You’re not alone (for once)! There are a bunch of other desperate people out there also looking for a mate with no luck. You all should start a group. Here’s a name: Hopelessness Anonymous. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 – December 21) You either need to let down your hair (female) or find someone who is willing to run their fingers through yours (male). This year may have been rough, but this is the month to let it all lose and enjoy your surroundings. As if anything else has been working of late? Exactly. CAPRICORN (December 22 – January 19) A Taurus new moon could bring an exciting and sexy new person into your life this month. Instead of trying to act cool, which never works for you, you need to be proactive and pounce. This new moon will only last so long until you are back to being alone. AQUARIUS (January 20 – February 18) Mars and Venus are in your verbal and mental third house, thus you are going to be talking, talking and talking this month (so a typical month basically but just a little more). So much talking to the point of not only annoying, but to where you could lose a friend or mate over it. How about this… breathe and let someone else get a word in. PISCES (February 19 – March 20) For the first time in a long time, you are exuding confidence! I am not sure how or why, but take this once in a year opportunity where the right planet is in your second house of self-worth and make something of it. Yes! You with self-worth… I am laughing also. Upload your event to’s Online calendar.

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Brunch • Limoncello wings Tuscan fries• Pork belly Plus new creations


OUR NEW FOOD TRUCK NOW SERVES LUNCH 5 DAYS A WEEK Also available for catering & special events.

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