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32nd Red Rose Ball

32nd Red Rose Ball

St. Vincent’s HealthCare Foundation to host Viva la Rosa!, the 32nd annual Red Rose Ball on Feb. 8, 2013 at the Jacksonville Marriott at Southpoint. Amazing excursions are up for bidding at an auction emceed…

Wine, tastings and good times in 5 Points

Wine, tastings and good times in 5 Points

The Riverside WineFest & Fall Festival rolled out the merlot carpet, as wine and dining options continue to grow during the annual fundraiser. Over 300 wine varieties rounded out the evening, with many vineyard representatives…

Davin Park’s beautiful setting home to Balis Park fundraiser

Davin Park’s beautiful setting home to Balis Park fundraiser

Autumn in the Park sponsor Anita Vining, Prudential Network Realty, and planner Anita Morrill, Empty Nest Events, drew an SRO crowd from all over Jacksonville for the third annual Farm to Table event in Davin…

Guests crowd Baptist for peek at new Weaver tower

Guests crowd Baptist for peek at new Weaver tower

The hallways at Baptist Medial Center on Jacksonville’s Southbank were buzzing last month during the first official tours of the hospital’s newest building, the J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Tower. It was all hands…

New Year, New Look

New Year, New Look

Talk about getting a fresh start in the New Year — the new Balis Park in San Marco Square promises to redefine the neighborhood shopping area with green space and safer pedestrian passages. The San…

Light up the night

Light up the night

Balis Park in the San Marco Square was alive with the sounds of the season as the Hendricks Avenue Elementary Choir and the Southside Baptist Church Bell Ringers treated listeners to a special evening- including…

Local faith groups open their doors for holidays

Local faith groups open  their doors for holidays

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year as the beloved Christmas carol goes, guarantees an over-loaded church calendar with high congregational and public expectations. A season rich with opportunity for faith groups to minister far…

Scottish affair draws patrons to ‘Highland Fling’

Scottish affair draws patrons to ‘Highland Fling’

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital manages to fly high in the face of any challenge, knowing that the ultimate end game is helping those with special medical needs – especially the children. The…

MOSH, AIA Jacksonville present architecture exhibit

MOSH, AIA Jacksonville  present architecture exhibit

The Museum of Science & History of Jacksonville and AIA Jacksonville have teamed up to present a new exhibit: Jacksonville by Design — AIA Celebrates 100 Years of Architecture. Located in The Loft Gallery on…

New ground: Construction begins on 220 Riverside

New ground: Construction begins on 220 Riverside

It was a community affair last month in Riverside, as representatives from the city, Hallmark Partners and other development partners held an official groundbreaking for 220 Riverside and its contiguous community park. Just weeks before,…

Quiet zones may be solution for historic district’s train horns

Quiet zones may be solution for historic district’s train horns

A train’s whistle blowing in the night is nostalgic for some. But for Historic District residents living within earshot, the only nostalgia is for loss of peace and quiet and a good night’s sleep. “Train…

Merchants group hosts 5 Points cleanup

Merchants group hosts  5 Points cleanup

Members of the 5 Points Merchants Association and friends got their hands dirty last month during a neighborhood cleanup event. The group began the first phase of the re-landscaping of 5 Points between Post Street…