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Made in FLA: Boards and Roses by Justin Quintal

In 2010, Jacksonville native Justin Quintal burst onto the global surfing scene by winning the Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational. He’s since racked up the accolades, including four longboard championships at the U.S. Open of Surfing; starred in a documentary in Iceland; and, in early 2016, ventured into the business side of the sport, […]

Coquina: Toothy Treasures

FOUND 2002 Shortly after moving to Ponte Vedra Beach in 2002, Jalene Bermudez noticed waves of beachcombers bent over, searching for something on the shore. “They were finding shark teeth,” Bermudez recalls. Intrigued, she started searching as well, although she soon realized that identifying the tiny teeth among the shells and sand was difficult. So […]

Capital Dame: Presidents in Paradise

Illinois is the land of Abe Lincoln, Georgia gave us Jimmy Carter, Kansas reared Dwight Eisenhower, and Virginia has produced so many presidents—Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe—that you might suspect there’s something in the water. Alas, poor Florida. We’ve never been fertile ground for Rose Garden contenders. Quarterbacks, sure; property developers, hell, yeah; eccentrics and swindlers […]