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City Offices and Facilities Closed for Memorial Day

Most city government offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Brooks Rehabilitation Offers Solution to Avoid Loss of Skilled Nursing Beds

Brooks Rehabilitation Offers Solution to Avoid Loss of Skilled Nursing Beds

Brooks Rehabilitation has entered into an agreement with the current Glenwood Nursing Center licensee for a change of ownership.   In 2010, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) initiated legal action against Glenwood Nursing Center located in the Arlington area of Jacksonville.  Rather than allowing the Jacksonville community to lose the 119 licensed skilled nursing beds, Brooks Rehabilitation and the Glenwood licensee came to an agreement that will keep the skilled nursing beds in this region.

Belk Charity Event and a Good Reason to Go Shopping!

Belk Spring Charity Sale - Belk will hold its annual Spring Charity Sale this Saturday morning at 6:00 a.m. to benefit local charities, schools and nonprofit organizations throughout the company’s 16-state market area.

A $5 charitable donation gains customers admission to a private sale with merchandise discounts ranging from an extra 20 to 70 percent off on items throughout the store, including special savings on rarely discounted brands. Customers will also receive $5 off their first purchase of $5 or more at the event, and Belk cardholders will receive double Rewards points (and Belk Elite cardholders, triple Rewards points) for card purchases.

Tax Day Deals (yes, that's today)

Jacksonville Tax Day Deals:

  • MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery will be issuing a “Sundae Stimulus” in the form of a free mini Crumb Cake Fundae
  • Cinnabon is giving away two free Cinnabon “Tax Day Bites”
  • P.F. Chang’s is offering a 15% discount on dine-in and carry-out orders April 18 (alcohol and happy hour items excluded)

Winn-Dixie Expands Fuelperks! Program to Help Motorists Fight Rising Gas Prices

Winn-Dixie Expands Fuelperks! Program to Help Motorists Fight Rising Gas Prices

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., is expanding the discounts earned through its fuelperks! program, beginning tomorrow (April 13), by lifting previous one-item limit restrictions on Bonus fuelperks! rewards items. This means if a customer purchases three of any particular Bonus fuelperks! rewards item that earns a 5-cent-per-gallon discount, he or she will now earn a 15-cent-per-gallon discount for that transaction rather than only a 5-cent-per-gallon discount.

Groupon: $10 for Two Tickets to Jacksonville RollerGirls Home Opener

Groupon: $10 for Two Tickets to Jacksonville RollerGirls Home Opener

Like learning to use chopsticks, roller skating takes patience, dedication, and a particularly dexterous set of toes. Watch people show off how flexible their feet are with today's Groupon: for $10, you get two tickets to the Jacksonville RollerGirls home opening double-header at the University of North Florida Arena on Saturday, April 16 at 6 p.m.

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Jacksonville Dining, Nightlife & Shopping, Spring 2011

The historic Casa Marina Hotel and Restaurant in Jacksonville Beach has opened their Penthouse Lounge with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean for lunch service.  Lunch is now available 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.  Previously the lounge opened at 4 p.m. for cocktails and appetizers.

 

Chef Aaron Webb has designed a New Beach Cuisine menu for the penthouse luncheon that includes appetizers such as polenta sticks, salads including a goat cheese salad, sandwiches such as the chicken caesar wrap in herb tortilla and the mahi calypso. Sandwich prices start at $7.95 and entrees start at $11.95.