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Bakery dispute leaves Rykalskys exhausted

Bakery dispute leaves Rykalskys exhausted

By Greg Walsh Resident Community News A months-long legal battle over ownership of the Edgewood Bakery is taking its toll on the current operators Tom and Carol Rykalsky, their attorney says. “They are exhausted,” attorney…

Local cyclists put pedal to metal for Bike MS

Local cyclists put pedal to metal for Bike MS

  By Susanna P. Barton – Resident Community News – Cyclists and bike stores across the city — including many in the historic neighborhoods — are gearing up for one of the biggest cycling events…

Neighborhood advocates, national experts gather for San Marco by Design event

Neighborhood advocates, national experts gather for San Marco by Design event

  By Susanna P. Barton – Resident Community News – Representatives from San Marco Preservation Society, the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida and Healthy Kids, Jacksonville/Blue Cross Blue Shield gathered at Southside Baptist Church…

‘Tis the season for college football

‘Tis the season for college football

By William Milne – Welcome back to the most wonderful time of the year! As we embrace the much-anticipated 2012 football season, there is no argument that college football is advancing through a significant transition! …

Labor of Love

Labor of Love

    Residents share ideas for September holiday travel –  By Beth Mixson – Resident Community News – For many of us, Labor Day offers one more marvelous chance to squeeze in another summer trip…

Running Uphill – Local Real Estate market exhibits slow but steady improvements

Running Uphill – Local Real Estate market exhibits slow but steady improvements

by Laura Jane Pittman  – Resident Community News – July statistics released by the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) showed some encouraging numbers. Pending sales across the First Coast were up more than 32…

Let’s get it started: 220 Riverside ready to sprout

Let’s get it started: 220 Riverside ready to sprout

  By Susanna P. Barton – Resident Community News – Local developer Hallmark Partners plans to begin construction on the 294-unit 220 Riverside in early October. The development will be one of the biggest mixed-use…

Shoppes of Avondale parking study in neutral

Shoppes of Avondale parking study in neutral

RAP wants scope to include larger area in Historic District –  By Steve DiMattia – Resident Community News – The meter is still running on a parking study for the historic districts. As reported last…

Burning question – will Fire Station 14 house rescue unit or engine crew?

Burning question – will Fire Station 14 house rescue unit or engine crew?

  By Susanna P. Barton – Resident Community News – More than 150 concerned residents, business owners and firefighters crowded the auditorium at FSCJ Kent Campus for a town hall meeting last month hosted by…

A century of Eagle Scouts: Scouting leaders have trong legacy in Historic District

A century of Eagle Scouts: Scouting leaders have trong legacy in Historic District

By Steve DiMattia – Resident Community News – Eagle Scout Riley Sapora was standing on a mountain summit in Costa Rica with a group of fellow students when suddenly one member fell over a ledge,…

Mobility fees: Moratorium ordinance up for review this fall

Mobility fees: Moratorium ordinance up for review this fall

By Steve DiMattia   While City Council member Jim Love’s proposed moratorium restricting certain types of development has been a hotly debated topic in Riverside/Avondale, there is another moratorium that has been in effect for…

Roundabouts, safety spur talk of Square redesign

Roundabouts, safety spur talk of Square redesign

By Susanna P. Barton   As the last phases of the San Marco Boulevard road project take shape, District 5 City Councilwoman Lori Boyer, San Marco Preservation Society and the San Marco Merchants Association representatives…

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