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From Warhol’s Factory to Babs’ Lab

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It’s the story of her open-heart surgery, how Barbara Colaciello opened her heart and built Jax a stage there. She moved from Factory to Lab, from that most famous art scene in America, Andy Warhol’s NY, to creating Babs’ Lab in NE FL. Here’s what happens now at this cultural crossroads.

The Last Days of the Jacksonville Landing

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The Jacksonville Landing is coming down. Zoltar never predicted it. The toy store kept frogs in a tank. A waitress calls Hooters “the soul of the Landing.” So long, Whack-a-gator! So long, taxiderm’d lion! So long, Jägermeister! Was it ever not inevitable? Just what exactly did the Landing have to do with Downtown?