Monthly Archives: July 2015

Celebrity Chef Keven Sbraga To Open Restaurant In Jacksonville

A celebrity chef is poised to bring his taste for Southern cuisine to Jacksonville’s Brooklyn neighborhood.

Keven Sbraga’s eponymous restaurant will open in the fall, he said Thursday. The eatery will focus on Southern crops and grains. It will also include a wood fire grill, a raw bar and an innovative bar program.

The menu will include some southern classics, he said, but the focus will be on the crops that are grown in the region.

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Florida To Auction Off Rare Items In Jacksonville

Jewelry, rare collectibles and antiques from abandoned safety deposit boxes are up for auction in Jacksonville on Saturday.

Florida’s annual unclaimed property auction moves to a different city each year, and this time it’s at the Jacksonville Marriott on Salisbury Road.

When people fail to pay their safety deposit box rental fees or they pass away, banks send the unclaimed contents to the Bureau of Unclaimed Property in Tallahassee.

Department of Financial Services Spokeswoman Ashley Carr says the state tries to return the belongings before selling them.

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