No one went home hungry from Taste of Golf event

No one went home hungry from Taste of Golf event

Executive Chef John Kirby of San Jose Country Club and Executive Chefs Darek Stennes and Tim Turner of Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club were among 12 top culinary artists competing in the 14th Annual Taste of Golf competition at TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse June 6. Winning the event was Chef Ryan Moore of 3 Palms […]

Champions for Hope color the evening purple

Champions for Hope color the evening purple

Guests colored the evening purple as they gathered to celebrate the Funk-Zitiello Foundation’s 3rd Annual Champions of Hope gala at the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse June 7. Hosted by Tommy and Judi Zitiello – Fred Funk was out of town – the regal event was held to benefit the J.T. Townsend Foundation and pancreas cancer research […]

Un temps bon était eu par tous: A good time was had by all

Un temps bon était eu par tous: A good time was had by all

Decked out in the fashions of early 20th century France, patrons of The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens were treated to an exclusive first look at the new exhibit, “French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850–1950,” June 13. The last of three dinner parties this season raised funds to support the Riverside museum. Almost 300 […]

Carrier-based jet fighters to train out of NAS Jax

Carrier-based jet fighters to train out of NAS Jax

Navy training schedules indicate carrier-based jet fighters and other types of aircraft will be conducting training out of Naval Air Station Jacksonville July 9-21, according to the Public Affairs Office at NAS Jacksonville. Aircraft participating in the training are currently arriving on station. Residents in neighborhoods surrounding NAS Jacksonville will notice an increase in aircraft […]

The Way We Were: Mary Jane Blanchard

The Way We Were: Mary Jane Blanchard

Mary Jane Blanchard has many memories of growing up on Felch Avenue and in San Marco; hanging out with two close girlfriends; teachers who inspired her to become a teacher; and classmates and friends, some of whom help her today, because she is now homebound.             Mary Jane’s mother, Dorothy Louise Burrell, moved to Jacksonville […]

The Way We Were: Gunnel Kopp Humphreys

The Way We Were: Gunnel Kopp Humphreys

Gunnel Humphreys of Riverside said she has watched her favorite movie, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” three times. And, if anyone knows bohemian, it’s Gunnel, owner of Edge City in historic 5 Points.              The Swedish-born artist, designer, entrepreneur and trendsetter has been part of the eclectic vibe of 5 Points since she and her life partner, Tom […]

Waterfront property on Ortega River for sale with PUD

A Lakeside property and its corresponding Planned Unit Development (PUD) is on the market for $4.8 million. The Ortega River Club Condominiums is marketing a 1.27-acre parcel that was zoned for an 80-unit condominium in the early 1980s as Phase 2 of the Ortega Yacht Club Condominium complex at 4401 Lakeside Dr.             Originally part […]

Tax collector prepares to move Westside branch

The Duval County Tax Collector’s Westside office, currently located in Cedar Hills at Blanding and Wilson Boulevards, is making plans to relocate to larger space about five miles southeast at the Super Target plaza on Roosevelt Boulevard.             According to a legislative summary prepared by the City Council’s Research Division, the current location is too […]

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