MOSH exhibit to wrap up this month

The “most ferocious dinosaur that ever lived” will be moving on from MOSH this month. The exhibit, A T. rex Named Sue, features 42-feet long, 12-feet tall, 3,500 pound Sue—the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered. Visitors can also take part in a dig pit, video footage, and free-standing interactive exhibits as a part […]

SMPS plans Concert in Park

San Marco Preservation Society is hosting a Concert in the Park from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Fletcher Park, 1652 Atlantic Boulevard. Musical entertainment will be provided by Klob, a local band.

Jones, Jones-Drew teaming up for kids

The Lead Block Foundation by Greg Jones and the Maurice-Drew Foundation will host a star-studded fundraising event, on Monday, September 24, at Latitude 30 to raise money for local children’s charities, including Nemours Children’s Clinic.       The evening is entitled,”Be A Kid Again…For The Kids”. Event guests will have the private use of the entertainment […]

Toast fit for furry companions

Toast fit  for furry  companions

  Many new strides were celebrated at the 14th Annual “Toast to the Animals” event, held August 24 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Jacksonville. Patrons from across the First Coast were on hand to support the financial initiatives and goals for the organization. New leadership, the addition of new board members and excellent programming […]

Residents prepare for a mandatory back-to-school assignment

Procrastination is a term many kids are familiar with when it comes to school, but there is one subject students should not put off. As children and families across Florida begin another school year, it is vital that all students have their required immunizations. Immunization documentation on a DOH Form 680, Certification of Immunization, is […]

Episcopal continues search for new Head of School

By Susanna P. Barton – Resident Community News – Episcopal School of Jacksonville leaders have started a national search for a Head of School. The search committee expects the chosen candidate to be in place and ready to serve before the start of the 2013-2014 school year. Ortega resident Rob Clements, Chairman and CEO of […]

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 of the year: Bike MS: PGA Tour Cycle to the Shore. In addition to raising much needed awareness and funds […]

Crime Beat – Neighbors gather for crime meeting

JSO officers share advice, experiences with concerned residents –  By Susanna P. Barton – Resident Community News – About 40 residents gathered last month for a community meeting at Southside United Methodist Church following several summer vandalism and burglary incidents. Representatives from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer were on hand to answer questions and share advice, […]