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  • Cons of Living in Jacksonville Created: Monday, January 30, 2012 Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014
    Jacksonville is far from a perfect city, as even the happiest of residents will easily admit. We've covered the positive aspects of living in Jacksonville. What follows are a few of the cons of liv...
  • Greatest Jaguars Players of All Time Created: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
    The Jaguars may not have enjoyed that much success in the past decade, but since the team's inception in 1995, it has fielded plenty of talent. The following players, however, stand out above the p...
  • Pros of Living in Jacksonville Created: Monday, January 30, 2012 Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014
    No city in the world is without its quirks. Jacksonville is no different, and there are a number of pros and cons of living on the First Coast." itemprop="description" Thursday, September 29, 2011 Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014
    Looking for something to do in Jacksonville, but need to keep expenses down? You'd be surprised at the number of things to do in Jacksonville for free. Most free events are announced monthly, so ch...
  • Jacksonville Mother's Day Events and Specials Created: Friday, May 06, 2011 Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014
    Show your appreciation for mom this weekend by taking her out to dinner, or to one of several Mother's Day events in Jacksonville. From an orchestra experience on the beach, to a whimsical tea part...
  • Top 10 Jacksonville Attractions Created: Monday, June 20, 2011 Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014
    From the beach and Friendship Fountain to the great St. John's River, here are ten of the best attractions to see in Jacksonville.
  • Jacksonville Malls and Shopping Centers Created: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014
    Buy a new outfit. Get lunch. Catch a movie. Maybe even take a water taxi ride across the St. Johns River. You can do it all from one of seven major Jacksonville malls and shopping centers.
  • Super Bowl XXXIX in Jacksonville Created: Saturday, July 27, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014
    Jacksonville was awarded Super Bowl XXXIX in 2000, giving the city five years with which to plan and prepare." itemprop="description">> Thursday, May 17, 2012 Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Public transportation is quite challenging in Jacksonville, considering the sheer size of the city in landmass. At nearly 800 square miles, the city of Jacksonville is the largest city in the conti...
  • How to Transfer Your Driver's License to Florida Created: Sunday, August 21, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Just moved to Jacksonville? One of the first things you'll want to do is acquire your Florida driving license. As long as you have a valid license in another state, this is a fairly straightforward...
  • Top Rated Elementary Schools in Jacksonville Created: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Unfortunately, Duval County is not one of the higher-performing school districts in Florida -- in fact Schooldigger.com ranks Duval County 56th out of 67 Florida counties. Nevertheless, there are m...
  • What are the worst neighborhoods in Jacksonville? Created: Thursday, September 15, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    In many ways, what constitutes a "bad" neighborhood is in the eye of the beholder. There is one standard to use that never fails: the crime rate.
  • December 2013 Events in Jacksonville Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013
    December 2013 in Jacksonville features an variety of holiday and non-holiday themed events.
  • About the St. John's River Created: Friday, May 24, 2013 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
    At 310 miles, the St. John’s River is the longest in the state of Florida. The change in elevation from the source to the mouth at the Atlantic Ocean is less than 30 feet. Because of this, th...
  • Isaiah David Hart - Founder of Jacksonville Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
    In June 1822, Isaiah David Hart enlisted the help of a few other individuals and began planning for what was to become the city of Jacksonville, Florida
  • Alfred I. du Pont Bio Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
    Alfred Irenee du Pont, of the famed du Pont chemical company, was an extremely accomplished individual in addition to being a colorful personality. Known for being the family rebel, du Pont was bor...
  • Castillo de San Marcos National Monument Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013
    Castillo de San Marcos is a fort in St. Augustine, Florida that was originally built as a defense against pirates. The oldest fort in the lower 48 states to be built out of masonry, it was started ...
  • Wayne Weaver - Jacksonville Famous Residents Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013
    It is only fitting that Wayne Weaver and his wife Dolores enjoy their place among the Pride of the Jaguars. It is largely due to the deep-seated passion Dolores possesses for making the world a bet...
  • Kingsley Plantation Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013
    Fort George Island in Jacksonville is home to the Kingsley Plantation, a producer of Sea Island cotton and other crops during Florida’s plantation period from 1763 to 1865
  • Fort Caroline National Memorial Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013
    Fort Caroline, founded in 1564 and located in Jacksonville, Florida, was the first French colony in the United States. Though the fort only stood for a year, before being destroyed by a Spanish fle...
  • A. Philip Randolph - Civil Rights & Labor Leader Created: Saturday, August 31, 2013 Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013
    The works of A. Philip Randolph demonstrate true strength, determination and perseverance of human rights throughout the 20th century. Randolph was involved with many notable contributions to the C...
  • Jacksonville September 2013 Event Calendar Created: Thursday, August 29, 2013 Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013
    Last month's back-to-school means a slowdown of activity in Jacksonville, at least for now. While September is by no means action packed, there's still plenty to do in Jacksonville.
  • Getting Help With Your JEA Bill Created: Friday, August 23, 2013 Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013
    Jacksonville Electric Authority, or JEA for short, has been the premier supplier of electricity, water, and sewage treatment for the city of Jacksonville and many other areas since 1978.
  • High-Speed Internet Options in Jacksonville Created: Friday, August 23, 2013 Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013
    Are you new to Jacksonville and looking for high-speed Internet? Service options can be drastically different from city to city, and a move out of a particular region may mean you'll need to find a...
  • Recycling in Jacksonville Created: Friday, August 23, 2013 Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013
    During 2000, an analysis in Florida showed just how tremendous the impact of recycling was on the state's economy and employment. Surprisingly, Florida gained nearly $62 million in tax revenues fro...
  • August 2013 Event Calendar Created: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
    Where do fossils, back to school, The Backstreet Boys and TEDx talks come together? In Jacksonville of course. August 2013 brings an eclectic mix of entertainment.
  • Global Warming's Local Impact: Jacksonville Created: Saturday, July 27, 2013 Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013
    How will Jacksonville and the surrounding area be affected by future climate change? The latest climate models predict a dire situation, albeit one living generations may not feel too many effects ...
  • Fred Taylor - Jaguars Greatest Players Created: Sunday, July 21, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013
    His 11,695 career rushing yards places him 15th in career rushing yards. Fred Taylor is also the Jacksonville Jaguar franchise record holder in a number of categories including career rushing attem...
  • Tony Boselli - Jaguars Greatest Players Created: Sunday, July 21, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013
    Born in California's Central Valley in the 1970s, Tony Boselli grew big and strong in the North American epicenter of agriculture. He turned out to be a dominating force on the Fairview High School...
  • Jimmy Smith - Jaguars Greatest Players Created: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Former Jaguars wide-receiver Jimmy Smith was born in Detroit and raised in Jackson, MS. He attended high school at Callway in Jackson, and he went on to star at Jackson State University.
  • Mark Brunell - Jaguars Greatest Players Created: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Mark Allen Brunell was born in Los Angeles in September of 1970. He loved football even as a child, and as starting QB led his high school team the two league championships and an appearance in the...
  • July 2013 Events in Jacksonville Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013
    July in Jacksonville may be hot, but at least there's plenty to do. Check out our event calendar for Jacksonville for the month of July 2013, featuring national comedians and other events.

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