the Specktator

08-25-2015

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Fill ‘er up: Jacksonville’s fave coffee spots

What local coffee spot(s) are king of the coffee bean hill in Jacksonville?

Check out the results of another highly-unscientific survey.

08-16-2015

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Beer Cam: Hemming Park Beer Festival

The Specktator Beer Cam was on site at the inaugural Hemming Park Beer Fest. So was Mayor Curry and his lovely wife Molly.

Were you? And more important, did you get "cammed"?

08-14-2015

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#FBF post: Gov. Rick Scott Follows Teen Porn Site on Twitter

#FBF to 2013 when wrote I one of my first posts for Folio Weekly's blog which was to be become one of my most popular—except with the Governor's Office.

07-19-2015

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EXCLUSIVE! The final interview: Fake Mayor Brown ‘speaks’

Just as former Mayor Alvin Brown has stepped down from his position, so, too, is @jaxmayorbrown (aka the Fake Mayor). Check out his final words in this exclusive interview...

07-10-2015

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Help determine my follicular fate and help yourself to a free service

The super, amazing, Specktacular folks at my salon—Total Hair Experience—are so excited about my new website, they are conducting a poll on what color I should try next...

Upcoming Jacksonville Events

Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm The Hourglass Pub & Coffeehouse
They said it best themselves so why reinvent the cow? “As entertainment, Mad Cowford improvised comedy is exciting and immediate. It is interactive between performer and audience. It is fun, and every single performance is[...]
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm EverBank Field
Riding high on their first win of the season—a pre-season game (i.e., doesn’t count) over the Pittsburgh Steelers by two points—the Jags are ready to take on the Detroit Lions FUN FACT: The Jaguars and the[...]
Aug 29 all-day Renaissance World Golf Resort
Tattoo artists, “owners” and aficionados will descend on St. Augustine for the Jacksonville Tattoo Convention (which makes no sense whatsoever, but who am I to argue with a bunch of tatted up dudes and ladies).[...]
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Riverside Arts Market
St. Johns Riverkeeper and the Riverside Arts Market are partnering to host the third annual River Ruckus, a family festival created to showcase the St. Johns River is more than just a scenic view: It’s[...]
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm Community First Field (aka Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
The opponent: New York Cosmos The promos: Unlike the Jacksonville Suns, the Armada doesn’t have traditional game promotions like bobbleheads or mini-bats. They do have some deal where you win a four-piece McNuggets when the team scores[...]
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Mudville Music Room
His name is Steve Forbert, but the singer/songwriter is probably best known for the name “Romeo,” as in “Romeo’s Tune,” a song he wrote and performed that hit No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart,[...]
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm The Florida Theatre
A Civil War solider (Kevin Costner) develops a relationship with a band of Lakota Indians. Attracted by the simplicity of their lifestyle, he chooses to leave his former life and join them. He is welcomed[...]
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Technically, it’s a Rick Springfield concert: Loverboy and The Romantics are the opening acts. But considering I spent the better part of my teen years obsessed with Loverboy, I’m calling it a Loverboy concert that[...]
Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Blue Sky Golf Club
“Golf isn’t merely a leisure sport. It’s the martini lunch of the modern workforce, the buoyant venue where business gets done.: —”The art of doing business on the golf course” (GOLF.com) Even if you’d ever[...]
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm The Hourglass Pub & Coffeehouse
They said it best themselves so why reinvent the cow? “As entertainment, Mad Cowford improvised comedy is exciting and immediate. It is interactive between performer and audience. It is fun, and every single performance is[...]
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm First St. and Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach
Kind of like the Downtown Art Walk: except it’s in Jacksonville Beach. And it’s the second Tuesday of the month instead of the first Wednesday of the month. And there aren’t any Stormtroopers. FUN FACT: The[...]
Sep 11 @ 7:30 pm The Hourglass Pub & Coffeehouse
They said it best themselves so why reinvent the cow? “As entertainment, Mad Cowford improvised comedy is exciting and immediate. It is interactive between performer and audience. It is fun, and every single performance is[...]
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm EverBank Field
It’s a going to be a real cat fight when the Jags take on the Carolina Panthers in pre-season play. In a related story, I wonder how many times the announcers will use that lame[...]
Sep 17 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hemming Park
The third Thursday of every month local farmers, food trucks, artisan food vendors, street food vendors, craft beer (in the Intuition Aleworks Beer Garden, no less), fashion trucks (did you even know there was such[...]
Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm The Hourglass Pub & Coffeehouse
They said it best themselves so why reinvent the cow? “As entertainment, Mad Cowford improvised comedy is exciting and immediate. It is interactive between performer and audience. It is fun, and every single performance is[...]
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm Theatre Jacksonville
A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm. Someone dies. Someone is a murderer. The suspects include, but are not limited to, the newly married owners, a spinster with a[...]
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm Theatre Jacksonville
A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm. Someone dies. Someone is a murderer. The suspects include, but are not limited to, the newly married owners, a spinster with a[...]
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm Theatre Jacksonville
A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm. Someone dies. Someone is a murderer. The suspects include, but are not limited to, the newly married owners, a spinster with a[...]
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm Theatre Jacksonville
A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm. Someone dies. Someone is a murderer. The suspects include, but are not limited to, the newly married owners, a spinster with a[...]
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm The Hourglass Pub & Coffeehouse
They said it best themselves so why reinvent the cow? “As entertainment, Mad Cowford improvised comedy is exciting and immediate. It is interactive between performer and audience. It is fun, and every single performance is[...]
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm Theatre Jacksonville
A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm. Someone dies. Someone is a murderer. The suspects include, but are not limited to, the newly married owners, a spinster with a[...]
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Since its inception in 2012, the Clean Water Music Fest, founded by Jordyn Jackson Fisher and Shawn Fisher of Flagship Romance, has raised more than $90,000 for charity: water—an organization that provides safe, clean, drinking[...]
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm Theatre Jacksonville
A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm. Someone dies. Someone is a murderer. The suspects include, but are not limited to, the newly married owners, a spinster with a[...]
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm The Florida Theatre
As one of only a dozen EGOT winners, Whoopi could be relaxing at home polishing her EGOTs (actually, her housekeeper would probably being doing that) but not that’s not how the Whoopster rolls. Instead, the former drug addict[...]
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm Theatre Jacksonville
A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm. Someone dies. Someone is a murderer. The suspects include, but are not limited to, the newly married owners, a spinster with a[...]
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm Mandarin Skate Station
This month, it’s the J-villains vs. Florida RollerGirls  and Duval Roller Dolls vs. Florida Junior RollerGirls. For those of you who have never been to a roller derby bout, read this article from Jacksonville Magazine—that just[...]
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Prime Osborn Convention Center
You know the drill (pardon the pun): hundreds of exhibitors including construction and remodeling companies, home décor shops and interior design firms, home entertainment experts and electronics gurus will be on hand to answer questions,[...]
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm Theatre Jacksonville
A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm. Someone dies. Someone is a murderer. The suspects include, but are not limited to, the newly married owners, a spinster with a[...]
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Prime Osborn Convention Center
You know the drill (pardon the pun): hundreds of exhibitors including construction and remodeling companies, home décor shops and interior design firms, home entertainment experts and electronics gurus will be on hand to answer questions,[...]
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm The Hourglass Pub & Coffeehouse
They said it best themselves so why reinvent the cow? “As entertainment, Mad Cowford improvised comedy is exciting and immediate. It is interactive between performer and audience. It is fun, and every single performance is[...]

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