American Cancer Society’s annual Cowford Ball a must-attend event

American Cancer Society’s annual Cowford Ball a must-attend event

Generations of dedicated volunteers will make it happen What else but a labor of love could result in more than $6.6 million raised in nearly 20 years for one cause? The American Cancer Society’s (ACS- Duval County) will hold the 18th annual Cowford Ball, Viva Las Cowford, Apr. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Jacksonville […]

Don & Mary Riggle

Don & Mary Riggle

By Julie Kerns Garmendia Resident Community News Don, and Mary Riggle, 71- and 67-year-old volunteers for The Children’s Home Society – Buckner Division in Jacksonville, are pleased to share information about the important work done by the society. They adopted their son, David Reese Riggle, 34, in 1978 from the Orlando Children’s Home Society. “Our […]

Antiques Art & Garden Party set to bloom in San Marco

Looking for some fabulous antique finds, or that special piece of art? Ready to plant something new for spring? Then the 2nd Annual All Saints Episcopal Church Antiques Art & Garden Party should be on your calendar. The show will be held Apr. 19-20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in and around All Saints Episcopal […]

Movies in the Park returns to Southbank Riverwalk

Downtown Vision, Inc. presents the 6th annual installment of four free Friday family-friendly movies, shown on the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk Hotel’s riverfront lawn (1515 Prudential Drive). Beginning with G-rated Mary Poppins on Apr. 12, followed by PG-rated Who Framed Roger Rabbit? on Apr. 19; PG-13-rated Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on Apr. 26,  and finally, PG-rated […]

Jacksonville brewmasters applaud Growler Bill

Until late last month, Florida was one of few states that did not allow a 64-ounce container for beer. Under Florida law, craft brewers and brewpubs could only use quarter-gallon or gallon containers, nothing in between. The industry-wide standard in the craft beer industry is, you guessed it, the 64-ounce Growler. It’s readily available and […]

Discussing faith and violence

The upcoming All Saints Episcopal Church Interfaith Forum will address Faith and Violence with commentary from some of Jacksonville’s top civic and religious leaders, including Sheriff John Rutherford, JSO; State Attorney Angela Corey, State Attorney’s Office; Dr. Parvez Ahmed, University of North Florida; Fr. Tom Deppe, All Saints Episcopal Church, and Rabbi Joshua Lief, Congregation […]

GranadaFest is here!

GranadaFest will be held on Saturday, Apr. 6 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m at Granada Park, 3960 Alcazar Ave. The annual festival includes a bike parade at 3 p.m, bounce houses, laser tag and food. Information available at the park or Market 1 in Miramar. Bring a covered dish to share.

San Marco Streetscape encounters month-long delay

Impact on local merchants terrible, says Boyer By Kate A. Hallock Resident Community News The San Marco Streetscape project, including the Balis Park renovation, seems like a never-ending nightmare for merchants on the Square. The contractor, Petticoat-Schmitt, is currently working on the Naldo Avenue roundabout, which was supposed to be finished and open to traffic […]

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