Jacksonville

  • Jacksonville Beach Pier

    Published 03/15/13 in Places
    Jacksonville Beach Pier

    Extending nearly a quarter mile into the ocean, the Jacksonville Beach Pier is the perfect place to fish or just admire the Atlantic. The 1,320-foot-long pier features several fish-cleaning…   See the Image

  • NORTH Northside Once primarily an industrial area, residential development has taken hold here. Proximity to the airport, Jacksonville Zoo and Huguenot Park -- and the convenience to…   Read the Article

  • Food and Drink: The Best Places To ... BUY GROCERIES Publix Supermarkets It’s one of the largest and fastest-growing supermarket chains in the South. There’s a Publix perched approximately…   Read the Article

  • KEY TERMS AND TRADITIONS Jax What locals affectionately call their town. It is not the airport designation, as some believe -- that would be JIA. Other nicknames: First Coast, J-ville, River…   Read the Article

  • On May 3, 1901, an ember from a lunch-shack kitchen ignited a moss pile drying in a nearby mattress factory. The fire spread quickly and by that evening a two-mile swath of downtown Jacksonville was…   Read the Article

  • These sights and sounds are unique to Jacksonville: Turn It Up Jax has long been known as the epicenter of Southern rock. Lynyrd Skynyrd, .38 Special and Molly Hatchet hailed from here. The…   Read the Article

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