First Coast Magazine’s Go Local Marketplace


, CLICK ON THE “AS SEEN ON RCL TAB.”>>HERE ON RIVER CITY LIVE WE ARE ALL ABOUT SHOWCASING WHAT IS HAPPENING LOCALLY.>>FROM LOCALLY BUSINESSES AND PRODUCTS TO LOCAL PEOPLE DOING INCREDIBLE THINGS.>>THERE IS AN AMAZING EVENT THIS WEEKEND CALL GO LOC MARKETPLAC MARKETPLACE. CAN YOU GIVE ME AN OVERVIEW OF THE MAGAZINE?>>SURE. SO WE ARE A PUBLICATION THAT COVERS FROM AMELIA ISLAND TO ST. AUGUSTINE. WE TRY TO CELEBRATE ALL THE WONDERFUL THINGS AND AMAZING OPPORTUNITIES THERE ARE TO EXPLORE THE COAST.>>WHERE CAN YOU PICK UP THE MAGAZINE?>>PRETTY MUCH ANYWHERE — PUBLIX, WINN DIXIE, FRESH MARKET WALGREEN’S AND MOST INDEPENDENT STORES. YOU CAN SUBSCRIBE ONLINE.>>HOW IMPORTANT IS IT THAT PEOPLE KNOW ALL THE THINGS THAT ARE GOING ON IN THE FIRST COAST?>>IT IS REALLY IMPORTANT. WE LIVE IN AN EXTRAORDINARY PLACE AND IT IS SPREAD OUT. ONE THING WE TRY TO DO IS ENGAGE WITH WHAT IS GOING ON AND LET PEOPLE KNOW TO GET OUT AND TRANSREGIONALLY TRAVEL.>>YOU ARE REGIONAL, BUT JUST TO GO 45 MINUTES YOU COULD BE IN A TOTALLY DIFFERENT AREA AND IT IS A TOTALLY DIFFERENT VIBE, DIFFERENT RESTAURANTS. I GO GET THAT.>>YOU CREATE THIS EVENT THAT BRINGS A BUNCH OF LOCAL BUSINESSES AND PEOPLE TOGETHER TO SHOWCASE WHAT IS IN THE MAGAZINE. TELL ME ABOUT THAT.>>YEAH, SO THE EVENT IS A UNIQUE BOUTIQUE SHOPPING EVENT AND IT FEATURES SOME OF THE BEST LOCAL BOUTIQUES LIKE MOMMY BOUTIQUE AND SAILOR SIREN, ALONG WITH SOME DELICIOUS FOOD ARTISANS. IT IS REALLY AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET A HEAD START ON YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING AN TO REALLY KIND OF AVOID THE MALL TRAFFIC, AVOID ALL OF THAT AND SUPPORT LOCAL. WE’LL ALSO HAVE BEER AND CIDER FOR SALE. WE’LL HAVE SOME OF JACKSONVILLE’S FAVORITE FOOD SHOPS AND WE’LL HAVE SINGER SONG WRITER. IT IS FROM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 FROM 12:00 TO 5:00 AT THE GLASS FACTORY, WHICH IS A NEW HISTORIC EVENT VENUE SPACE THAT IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY NC 15 BREWERY. IT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC SO WE HOPE TO SEE EVERYONE OUT AT THE EVENT. WE DO ENCOURAGE YOU TO RSVP. IF YOU RSVP BY 11:59 ON NOVEMBER 1 YOU’LL BE ENTERED TO WIN A $200 VISA GIFT CARD THAT CAN BE PICKED UP AND USED AT THE EVENT.>>11:59, I’M TOTALLY THAT GUY.>>I WANT THAT GIFT CERTIFICATE.>>THIS IS THE FIRST EVENT YOU GUYS ARE DOING, RIGHT?>>THIS IS OUR FIRST. ONE 069 THINGS WE DO IN THE MAGAZINE IS CELEBRATE LOCALLY-OWNED BUSINESSES. 48% OF EVERY PURCHASE STAYS IN THE COMMUNITY WHILE IF YOU ARE SHOPPING AT A BIG, NATIONAL CHAIN IT IS ONLY 13% THAT STAYS IN OUR COMMUNITY. WE ALWAYS TRY TO CELEBRATE SMALL BUSINESSES AND THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO SHOP AT A LOT OF REALLY BEAUTIFUL BOUTIQUES IN ONE LOCATION.>>I MEAN, IT IS A GREAT IDEA. WE ARE GOING TO HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION ON RiverCityLiveTV.com.>>THEY HAVE PUT TOGETHER SOME AMAZING THINGS AND ALL THIS WEEK WE ARE GOING TO SHOWCASE THE INCREDIBLE PRODUCTS YOU’LL BE

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