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Fitting Architecture to the People at The Office of Architecture and Design Fitting Architecture to the People at The Office of Architecture and Design

By Christian Burney

Buildings and structures, whether residential or corporate, must first and foremost suit the needs of the people that inhabit them. The Office of Architecture and Design of Jacksonville, FL, is devoted to designing and constructing buildings that facilitate their clients and celebrate what they do within.

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Sail the High Seas with St. Augustine's Black Raven Adventures Sail the High Seas with St. Augustine's Black Raven Adventures

By Christian Burney

Come aboard the Black Raven to experience the thrill of sailing the open ocean as a plundering pirate. Black Raven Adventures offers an exciting escape into the life of a pirate with a family-fun journey across the waters of St. Augustine, Florida.

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Cruise the Florida Coast in Style with Spirit Yacht Charter Cruise the Florida Coast in Style with Spirit Yacht Charter

By Christian Burney

When you ride with Spirit Yacht Charter, there is no rush to anywhere. Enjoy world-class meals, luxury service and the salty smell of the Atlantic Ocean with on one of Spirit Yacht Charter's sailing or yacht expeditions.

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Repairing a Passion for Band and Orchestra at Schmidt's Music Repairing a Passion for Band and Orchestra at Schmidt's Music

By Christian Burney

Dave Schmidt's long time passion for music developed when he was just a schoolboy. His school's band program fostered his interest in instruments and set him on the course to become a masterful repair technician. Today, he owns and operates a music store in Pensacola, FL. But Schmidt's Music doesn't rent or repair guitars and drums. They focus on what they know: band and orchestra instruments.

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Friends Raise Library Funds to Bring Cultural Education to Boca Raton Friends Raise Library Funds to Bring Cultural Education to Boca Raton

By Christian Burney

The public library in Boca Raton, FL, has many friends looking out for it. "Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library" is an advocacy group that raises funds and holds events to support the Boca Raton Public Library and the community that relies on it.

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An Artist's Love Affair at O'Neill Gallery An Artist's Love Affair at O'Neill Gallery

By Christian Burney

When Peter O'Neill was told he couldn't make it as an artist, he set out to dispel any doubts. 11 years later, it's clear his venture was a success. His work hangs in the O'Neill gallery in St. Augustine, FL, as a lesson to doubtful artists everywhere.

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Pensacola Victorian Bed & Breakfast Provides a Quiet, Quaint Experience in Historic Pensacola Pensacola Victorian Bed & Breakfast Provides a Quiet, Quaint Experience in Historic Pensacola

By Christian Burney

Pensacola Victorian Bed & Breakfast has been hosting visitors since 1892. Based in Pensacola's historic downtown district, the inn instantly immerses its guests in the rich history and culture of the aged Floridian city.

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Clothes To Kids: Helping Students Dress for Success with 'Clothes to Kids' Clothes To Kids: Helping Students Dress for Success with 'Clothes to Kids'

By Christian Burney

There's a reason Clothes To Kids is revered as Pinellas County's top charities. In 2003, two Clearwater High School graduates opened a clothing store for children of low-income families. Today, those stores serve over 250 children each and every week.

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Fast Eddies Welcomes Floridians to Come Out and Have Fun in the Sun Fast Eddies Welcomes Floridians to Come Out and Have Fun in the Sun

By Christian Burney

Leave streaks across the raceway, test your skills in the arcade, and collect your well-earned prizes. Fast Eddies Fun Center in Pensacola, FL, is a party the whole family can enjoy.

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Not So Little Things Happening at Pensacola's Little Theatre Not So Little Things Happening at Pensacola's Little Theatre

By Christian Burney

Pensacola Little Theatre has been providing live theatrical events to Pensacola for nearly 80 years. It was formed in 1936 by a federal program designed to help the country recover from the Great Depression, and it remains a strong source of entertainment and opportunity in Pensacola today.

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Pensacola Pelican Drop: Celebration and Symbol Pensacola Pelican Drop: Celebration and Symbol

By Christian Burney

The Pensacola Pelican Drop is a unique New Year's Eve celebration whose mascot gained its popularity through a series of education programs conducted by the city of Pensacola.

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St. Petersburg Science Festival: Come Explore the Fascinating World of Science, and Prepare Younger Generations for their Future St. Petersburg Science Festival: Come Explore the Fascinating World of Science, and Prepare Younger Generations for their Future

By Christian Burney

The St. Petersburg Science Festival hit the ground running in 2011 with its first celebration of science. The annual festival is part of a national movement to generate interest, awareness, and appreciation of scientists and the methods they practice to gear humanity toward a practical and productive future.

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Florida Orange Groves Winery - Made with 100% Real Fruit, and 200% Dedication Florida Orange Groves Winery - Made with 100% Real Fruit, and 200% Dedication

By Christian Burney

There is wine, and then there is wine from Florida Orange Groves Winery. That may seem like hyperbole, but with over 20 awards for Best of Show, 58 Gold Medals, and a total of 305 awards, it sounds about right.

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Derby Lane: Greyhounds, Gambling, and Great Fun Galore Derby Lane: Greyhounds, Gambling, and Great Fun Galore

By Christian Burney

Grab your friends, find your family, and head into the heat?or stay inside and cool off with a drink?at Derby Lane in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Christian Burney is a Staff Writer at Florida Homes.

Christian Burney will soon graduate with a BFA in writing from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He has written articles on gaming, is interested in screenwriting, and has a goofy German Shepherd.