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Details for TEDxJacksonville 2018 released

TEDxJacksonville has announced its on-stage lineup of speakers and musical performers for the 2018 conference, “Exchange: Conversations for the Curious,” on Saturday, October 20, at The Florida Theatre. This year’s annual conference features Anne Driscoll of the Irish Innocence Project, Mayo Clinic nanomedicine expert Dr. Joy Wolfram, London’s Ash Perrin who works with disadvantaged children around the world, ‘Augusta Savage’ exhibit curator Jeffreen Hayes and more. Read More

Jacksonville's Notorious Con Artist: Charles Ponzi

A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investment operation that pays returns to its investors from their own money or the money paid by subsequent investors, rather than from profit earned by the individual or organization running the operation. Today, Modern Cities highlights the life of the early 20th century's most notorious swindler, the guy that gave the Ponzi scheme its name: Jacksonville's one-time sign-painter Charles Ponzi. Read More

Tampa’s Armature Works: A Lesson for the Landing?

While Jacksonville struggles in its efforts to remake the Jacksonville Landing into a venue people want to go to, an old, long-abandoned warehouse in a neighborhood similar to Springfield, has been transformed into a food hall and Tampa’s latest foodie hot spot. Read More

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