Restaurants

BlackFinn Goes Red and Raises Green for the American Heart Association

BlackFinn American Grille recently wrapped up a successful month-long fundraising and awareness campaign entitled “Go Red” in conjunction with American Heart Month.

Throughout February, BlackFinn cooked up special heart-healthy food and drink features, with proceeds from each sale benefiting the First Coast American Heart Association (AHA). In addition, BlackFinn also hosted a Go Red Happy Hour on February 4 featuring additional heart-healthy items, raffles and giveaways. In total, BlackFinn raised over $1,100 for the AHA. BlackFinn American Grille is located at 4840 Big Island Drive adjacent to St. Johns Town Center in the Markets at Town Center.

Tonight: 17th Annual Bud Light Draft Party at SUITE & Whisky River

Tonight: 17th Annual Bud Light Draft Party at SUITE & Whisky River

Join the Jacksonville Jaguars as they host the 17th Annual Bud Light Draft Party presented by PRI Productions at 6:30 p.m. on tonight, at The Markets at Town Center, between SUITE and Whisky River. Admission is free for an evening of football and festivities. 

Bud Light Draft Party on Thursday, April 28 at SUITE

Bud Light Draft Party on Thursday, April 28 at SUITE

Join the Jacksonville Jaguars as they host the 17th Annual Bud Light Draft Party presented by PRI Productions at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at The Markets at Town Center, between SUITE and Whisky River. Admission is free for an evening of football and festivities. 

Free Pancakes at Participating Perkins Restaurants 3/21 to Benefit Give Kids The World

On Monday, March 21, more than 420 Perkins Restaurant & Bakery locations will join together for a system-wide fundraiser benefitting Give Kids The World, a nonprofit organization that provides week-long vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families at a fanciful, “storybook” retreat in Central Florida. Guests dining at participating restaurants on “Perkins Pancake Day” can enjoy a free shortstack of Perkins made-from-scratch buttermilk pancakes, expertly prepared using Perkins legendary recipe created and perfected more than 50 years ago. In return, guests can consider making a donation to Give Kids The World.

SUITE Unveils Two New Weekly Happy Hour Events

SUITE is helping Jacksonville residents get over their mid-week blues and geared up for the weekend by unveiling two new weekly happy hour events.

First, SUITE is looking out for the lovely ladies of Jacksonville every Wednesday with a new happy hour designed with the fairer sex in mind. Working Women’s Wednesday is the ultimate women’s happy hour featuring half price specials on some of SUITE’s most popular drink selections from 4 – 10 p.m. every Wednesday beginning March 2.

IHOP’S Free Pancake Giveaway Returns March 1, 2011

Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia families can be a part of pancake history as IHOP serves up FREE pancakes in celebration of National Pancake Day on March 1, 2011!  From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at IHOP restaurants across the country, families and friends can enjoy a free short stack of IHOP’s famous buttermilk pancakes, and in turn, make a donation to IHOP’s national charity partner, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  All of the funds raised locally will benefit the pediatric programs at Shands Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, both of which are Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Clink, clank, clunk!  That’s the sound more than 300,000 students throughout North Florida will soon hear as they pour their pocket change into collection jars to support Olive Garden’s 17th-annual Pasta for Pennies program benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) School & Youth campaign.  Last year, Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies collected $6.1 million nationally, bringing the total amount donated since the program’s inception to more than $53 million.