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North San Marco Businesses bounce back after Irma

North San Marco Businesses bounce back after Irma

Like most of the business owners on San Marco Boulevard, Beth Handline, owner of Dance Trance, had a thriving enterprise on that road until Hurricane Irma came calling. The savagery of the hurricane’s winds and…

Coffee shop zoning creates concern, appeal filed by neighbors

Coffee shop zoning creates concern, appeal filed by neighbors

Concerns about adequate and safe parking for Bold Bean Coffee Roasters’ customers have prompted a nearby San Marco law firm and a church to file an appeal against a Planning Commission decision. Robert Harris Trust,…

Southbank developer announces new hotel project, requests extension on property purchase

Southbank developer announces new hotel project,  requests extension on  property purchase

S outhbank high-rise residents may soon get a birds-eye view of the first phase of construction at the site of The District Jacksonville—Life Well Lived (The District), the 30-acre master-planned development on the St. Johns…

5 Points Wendy’s to get a new look

5 Points Wendy’s to get a new look

Almost a year to the day residents and businesses in Riverside viewed plans and gave feedback for a brand-new Wendy’s restaurant on Park Street, the 42-year-old former structure was demolished. The demolition permit was issued…

Brooklyn area to get new self-storage facility next year

Brooklyn area to get new self-storage facility next year

More than a year after approval by the Downtown Development Review Board, a new self-storage facility is under construction at the site of what was once Knauer’s Hardware in the Brooklyn area. The Nuvo Company,…

St. Johns Quarter residents to benefit from improved storm water drainage

St. Johns Quarter residents to benefit from improved storm water drainage

For the next four months, residents on Osceola Street in Riverside will continue to be inconvenienced by road closures, noise, and torn-up sidewalks as the City of Jacksonville completes a six-month project to replace a…

Circles Social Datebook & Charity Register Volume 3 Hits Newsstands

Circles Social Datebook & Charity Register Volume 3 Hits Newsstands

Guests at the 2017 National Philanthropy Day luncheon eagerly opened their copies of the third annual Circles Social Datebook & Charity Register, published by The Resident Community News Group. First premiered at the luncheon in…

Military’s ‘lost’ honored with new chapel, plans for memorial museum

Military’s ‘lost’ honored with new chapel, plans for memorial museum

The Cecil Field POW/MIA Memorial will begin taking shape in the coming months with the restoration and dedication of the chapel, a static display of aircraft and a museum. That’s just Phase 1 of the…

San Marco residents still grappling with hurricane aftermath

San Marco residents still grappling with hurricane aftermath

In the first 22 days of the recovery effort after Hurricane Irma, the City of Jacksonville collected 900 cubic yards of tree debris. That is more than all of what was collected after Hurricane Matthew…

Library Foundation to celebrate state award

Library Foundation to celebrate state award

Contrary to “digital” belief, libraries are not dead. Nor are their supporters. Long before the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation was founded in 1986, the nonprofit Friends of the Jacksonville Library was established in June 1955.…

Memorial park statue honored by WWI Centennial Commission

Memorial park statue honored by WWI Centennial Commission

The bronze sculpture, “Spiritualized Life,” located in Memorial Park has been officially designated as a “World War I Centennial Memorial” by The United States World War One Centennial Commission and the Pritzker Military Museum &…

Groundbreaking celebrated at Hope Lodge, Mayo Clinic Campus

Groundbreaking celebrated at Hope Lodge, Mayo Clinic Campus

With the ceremonial lift of the shovel, the American Cancer Society broke ground Oct. 23 for the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Hope Lodge, a $19.6 million facility which will offer free lodging for patients…