Why do people join country clubs? For community and amenities. Here are some of the excellent options for recreation and plain old fashioned fun offered by two of the... | read more |
On the river or by the sea - they love their tennis. Amidst the focus on golf and growing popularity of soccer, a lot of men, women and children on the First Coast are... | read more |
Shetland Sheep Dogs, also called Shelties, originated in the Shetland Islands of Scotland. Bred to herd sheep, they have lots of energy and love the game of... | read more |
We talked with CityCycle Jacksonville’s Alice Gould and asked her to share some of her favorite places to bike on the First Coast. Enjoy!
North Bank Riverwalk -... | read more |
We had the chance to speak with Dalton Cyr about life as an up-and-coming pop star in the magazine, and thought you might enjoy seeing him perform.... | read more |
He started singing at age 9 and writing his own songs at 10.
Now, at 14, Dalton Cyr is in Los Angeles meeting with major talent agencies and casting directors from... | read more |
I have that Queen song stuck in my head. It repeats like a mantra: I want to ride my bicycle. I want to ride my bike. I want to ride my bicycle. I want to ride it where... | read more |
In high school, Ashley Cooper-Heath likes to say she was “a cliché.” She was on the track team, was a cheerleader, and was Homecoming Queen.
But since the... | read more |
State-of-the-art. Award winning. Innovative. These are all terms used to describe the new Student Wellness Complex at the University of North Florida.
A decade ago,... | read more |
Whether you are a part of the University of North Florida community, or know a member who can score you a guest pass to check out the largest Wellness Center on the... | read more |
Old skis, hockey sticks, tennis rackets, oars, surfboards and other relics of games long past often fill garages. Abandoned and gathering dust, these cast-offs just take... | read more |
From simple spaces to full-out retrofits, home gyms carry alluring appeal: convenience, thriftiness and anticipated positive benefits of increased physical activity. We... | read more |
Playgrounds are places on the First Coast for neighborhood families to gather and enjoy some fun outdoors. But if you take a closer look, these parks have some... | read more |
Heart & Soul
I’m not much of a gambler, but to fully immerse myself in the Victory Casino Cruises experience I decide to try my luck at a penny slot machine.
“Put that big old... | read more |
Whether you’re strolling on the sand or shredding your next wave, just because you are on the beach doesn’t mean you can’t sport earth tones. Check out this... | read more |
Your first job out of college is always one to remember. For better or worse, your first taste of the “real” world is a new experience filled with a combination of... | read more |
A smile lights 9-year-old Avery McCormick’s face and sea foam churns around her feet as she confidently steers her surfboard to shore.
“Beautiful, beautiful... | read more |
First Coast Magazine sat down and talked with Keith and Tehila Marks about their new venture Tehila’s, Riverside’s newest holistic center.
1. Describe Tehila's... | read more |
According to the founder of Pilates, “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” During his time at an internment camp in World War I, Joseph Pilates... | read more |
Whether sipping champagne in a private suite or swigging an I-I0 IPA at a parking lot tailgate, game-day parties provide the perfect opportunity to get creative with... | read more |
When Kim Spadaro was a teenager, she would buy perfume and then add her own ingredients to the fragrance to make it more exotic. Today, the Jacksonville native jet sets... | read more |
Behind the walls of an unsuspecting white office warehouse in Jacksonville’s EastPark, the attire for millions of future beach days takes shape. More than 100 presser... | read more |
Fresh Local Flavor
At Bogey Grille, a popular sports bar in Ponte Vedra Beach, this colorful concoction is offered year round. It’s made with Belvedere Citrus, Pama Pomegranate Liqueur,... | read more |
Carolyn McGovern has grown to love Wednesdays. Not because it’s hump day, but because she loves coming home to the box of locally grown fruits and vegetables delivered... | read more |
Creamy pasta dishes, rich sauces and layered, complex dishes tempt those used to a standard fast-food diet to fall in love with a new type of eating. Whole foods... | read more |
One of my favorite restaurants doesn’t cook any food. No, it’s not a raw bar or a sandwich vendor. My favorite place for creative eating is The Present Moment Café... | read more |
Go Noodle. Destination dining.
What does a physical health education initiative have to do with a marketing catchphrase used to sell vacation hot spots to foodie... | read more |
The Farm to Family food truck is a tale of resourceful ingenuity, pie-in-the-sky ideals and the American Dream. It’s also a tale of overcoming economic mountains to... | read more |