Delicious Destinations serves up good time, funds for St. Vincent’s

Delicious Destinations serves up good time, funds for St. Vincent’s

The 11th Annual Delicious Destinations, held last month at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, raised much needed funds for the community outreach programs of Riverside’s St. Vincent’s HealthCare Foundation. The 2012 event showcased the culinary talents of world renowned restaurateur, Tony May and his executive chef, Matteo Bergamini of New York City restaurant, SD26 […]

Guild gathers artists for fundraiser

Guild gathers artists for fundraiser

Local artists brought music to the eyes of local symphony patrons during the recent Music for Your Eyes event at the Times-Union Center — an annual fundraising event hosted by the Jacksonville Symphony Guild. Local artists, who painted violins and a cello for the gathering, included: John Bunker, Louise Freshman Brown, Eileen Corse, Ellen Diamond, […]

JEA’s Riverside project launches January 2013

Water main work promises construction crews for Riverside Avenue By Susanna P. Barton Resident Community News JEA is gearing up for one of its biggest neighborhood undertakings. Set to begin in early January, the Riverside Avenue Water Main Improvement Project will bring better water pressure to many homes and businesses and includes the replacement of […]

Local church members raise the roof(s) in Honduras

The mountains of western Honduras are both literally and figuratively far from Jacksonville’s Riverside-Avondale-Murray Hill-Ortega neighborhoods. But they are close by in the hearts of members at Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Seven members of Holy Trinity, located at the corner of Eloise and Glendale, traveled to Gracias, Honduras in early August to install roofs on […]

Local developments up for ULI awards

Urban Land Institute is considering nominations of several neighborhood development projects for awards at its inaugural Awards for Excellence program in early October. Awards will be given in the downtown, private sector and public sector categories. Among those local projects up for awards are: The EverBank headquarters relocation from Brooklyn to downtown Jacksonville; San Marco […]

Dames’ museum receives high state designation

Local ladies from the National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Florida were on-hand in St. Augustine last month to celebrate a special award from the Florida State Bureau of Historic Preservation. The Colonial Dames own and maintain the historic Ximenez-Fatio House Museum on Aviles Street in St. Augustine’s city […]

TED coming to Riverside

The Riverside-Avondale area received a nod from thinkers across the globe. TED, a nonprofit and international conference that aims to share “Ideas Worth Spreading,” has branched into Northeast Florida with the upcoming TEDxRiversideAvondale event — a first for the area. The daylong event will be held at Riverside’s Friday Musicale venue on Oct. 20. The […]

Society plans historic purchase

Group seeks to replenish funds through membership, fund push By Susanna P. Barton Resident Community News The Jacksonville Historical Society, which warehouses many archived collections from the city’s Historic District, is under contract to purchase two 19th century buildings near Everbank Field. The group’s acquisition of the old St. Luke’s Hospital and the Florida Casket […]

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