Blues, Brews, and BBQ benefit Florida Theatre

Blues, Brews, and BBQ benefit Florida Theatre

On Aug. 19, the annual Blues, Brews and BBQ once again entertained patrons with music, dining and drinks, while they worked to outbid each other in a silent auction, all to raise funds in support of The Florida Theatre. “The bands set the perfect mood for an evening filled with delicious local food and beverages, […]

City Council Gives Final Approval For Floating Navy Museum

City Council Gives Final Approval For Floating Navy Museum

After over a decade in the works, the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association is now able to bring the USS Orleck to a permanent home downtown on the St. Johns River. The City Council signed off on the lease agreement on August 10. The Association can now take the final steps to move the destroyer […]

San Marco Merchants take steps to enhance safety

Private security service to ease concerns of shoppers, business owners The San Marco Merchants Association has hired Excelsior Security Agency to provide private security protection for the shops and businesses around San Marco Square. San Marco Square had been experiencing a problem that has become common in many gathering places around Jacksonville. Vagrants had been […]

‘Guardian Angels’ add second mural to Willow Branch Park

‘Guardian Angels’ add second mural to Willow Branch Park

Since 2019, members of the AIDS Memorial Project of Northeast Florida have been steadfastly improving Willow Branch Park in Riverside to commemorate those in the community who have died of HIV/AIDS. This year, they are eagerly anticipating the completion of a mural called “The Pond” by local artist Keith Doles. It will be painted on […]

Jacksonville Committee Kicks Off Council Redistricting

With the local 2020 Census numbers being released on August 12, the city of Jacksonville can now begin the decennial task of drawing new district lines for the city council and school board seats. The Special Committee on Redistricting is tasked to draw the new lines that reflect changes to the city’s population over the […]

Brooklyn: Bridging the old and the new

Brooklyn: Bridging the old and the new

Brooklyn, one of the oldest neighborhoods in downtown Jacksonville, is opening a new chapter in its ongoing story of growth and revitalization via several new commercial and residential ventures. The neighborhood is situated along the St. Johns River, south of downtown. It is bounded by McCoys Creek and the CSX Railroad lines to the North […]

Senior living community hosts event, raises donations, supplies for students

Senior living community hosts event, raises donations, supplies for students

The Windsor at Ortega community, which provides assisted living and memory care for its residents, hosted a back-to-school supply drive and professional mixer on August 4 to help students at Ortega, Venetia and Timuquan elementary schools have a good start to the new school year. Those who attended were encouraged to donate school supplies and […]

Hugo’s celebrates 100 years of quality and service

Hugo’s celebrates 100 years of quality and service

Hugo’s Interiors celebrates their 100th anniversary this month. For four generations, this family-owned firm has been serving generations of Jacksonville families. “Our business is based on quality and customer service,” said Mathew, great grandson of the company’s founder. What started with a 1,000-square-foot showroom has expanded to 30,000 square feet over the past century. With […]

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