UNDERWOODS JEWELERS As one of the best jewelers in the South, Underwood’s remains Jacksonville’s exclusive representative of many of the finest jewelry and watch brands in the world, including Rolex, David Yurman, Forevermark Diamonds, Lagos, Roberto Coin, Mikimoto, John Hardy, Ippolita, Erica Courtney, Dao Fournier and more. With locations throughout Greater Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra. […]
The namesake of Fort Lauderdale, Maj. William Lauderdale, may have been largely lost to time, but his legacy lives on in Osceola, the famed leader of the Seminole tribe that the American soldier from Tennessee fought to destroy.
You’d think it was electrified, the way the dog exits the box. Launched by a pure essence of bird-lust, distilled through decades of selective breeding, the big-boned, black-spotted English pointer hits the ground at a sprint and tears off down the trail, paws and claws kicking up rooster tails of white Florida sand. There goes […]
You’ve seen his work even if you don’t know it. Gray Malin’s wildly popular fine-art overhead photographs of beach scenes from Bora Bora to South Beach and images of balloon letters organized to spell cute messages like “I am Busy” have ignited global trends in art, photography and social media. Malin, 32, began his career […]
North THE VENARDOS CIRCUS The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Dec. 19–jan. 27 When Kevin Venardos started his own circus back in 2014, he had a six-person team functioning out of a small truck and a rented tent, a stark difference from his days as ringmaster at Ringling Bros. But Venardos wanted to be his own boss. […]
North TRUE FOOD KITCHEN Jacksonville Nutritionists and health aficionados rejoice! Jacksonville is the latest city to score an outpost of True Food Kitchen. The restaurant, which has developed a major following, is inspired by the philosophy that food should make you feel better rather than worse. Founder Dr. Andrew Weil launched the concept to cater […]
I’m not going in the pool if you don’t get in … and get your hair wet. This was the ultimatum on a sunny fall day from 7-year-old Audrey. My daughter stood, arms crossed and tapping her foot, at the edge of the baroque pool at Hotel Victor, a modern, art deco building overlooking South […]
When Charles Dickens penned A Christmas Carol, his wife was expecting their fifth child. Because the couple was struggling to make ends meet, he began the novella simply to provide for his family. And yet his biographers tell us that Dickens quickly found himself swept up in the story and the idea that Christmas should […]