Infrastructure work underway at Southbank’s RiversEdge

Infrastructure work underway at Southbank’s RiversEdge

Initial phases of the downtown Southbank ‘RiversEdge: Life on the St. Johns’ project are underway as the much-anticipated riverfront development continues to progress, transforming the vacant lot once belonging to JEA. After a groundbreaking ceremony in May 2021, residents can now see tangible evidence of RiversEdge taking shape as infrastructure is being installed. This current […]

Bicentennial – Looking back, looking forward to next 200 years

Bicentennial – Looking back, looking forward to next 200 years

At this writing, Jacksonville’s 200th anniversary is a few weeks away. The Jacksonville Historical Society has accepted a convening role in gathering the people of this sprawling, complicated city to hear and share their stories. Those range from inspiring to mysterious, and from heroic to heartbreaking. We do not shrink from any of them, because […]

SMPS holds annual meeting, rewards community investors

SMPS holds annual meeting, rewards community investors

Leadership of the San Marco Preservation Society held its annual meeting Thursday, May 19., inviting members of the community to join in on the action. The crowd in attendance filled Preservation Hall, following a quaint happy hour on the grounds of Fletcher Park at the foot of the adjacent Stockton Cottage. The gathering was the […]

Bishop Kenny Crusaders achieve national finalists in National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Bishop Kenny Crusaders achieve national finalists in National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Bishop Kenny junior, Eli Miller, and the Crusaders, Bishop Kenny’s CyberPatriot team, have been named as national finalists in the All Service Division of the CyberPatriot XIV National Finals Competition held March 18-30, 2022, in Bethesda, Md. They were one of only two Navy teams in the entire country and the only Florida team to […]

Garden Tour a hit with locals and visitors alike

Garden Tour a hit with locals and visitors alike

Another spring Garden Tour is in the books, as year two of the Riverside Avondale Garden Tour was held Saturday, May 7. Delightful weather and the absence of rain helped drive a solid turnout of over 800 attendees who visited the area for the neighborhood event. The tour offers a unique opportunity for both locals […]

Lopez competes at National Senior Games

Lopez competes at National Senior Games

Frank Lopez, a 56-year-old Jacksonville resident for nearly three decades, is leaving his mark on racquetball courts near and far. He has competed in the past two Florida Senior Games, placing first in 2021 for both the 55-59 Men’s Doubles and the 55-59 Men’s Singles. Last month, he went on to his first National Senior […]

Bolles announces Plans for Center for Innovation

Bolles announces Plans for Center for Innovation

Leaders of The Bolles School are thrilled to announce plans for the new Center for Innovation facility on the Bolles Upper School San Jose Campus. The 47,000-square-foot, three-story building marks the school’s most expansive construction undertaking since the completion of historic Bolles Hall in 1925. Groundbreaking on the $25 million building, designed by Miami-based Zyscovich […]

Timuquana Country Club hosts Jacksonville Debutante Coterie presentation

Timuquana Country Club hosts Jacksonville Debutante Coterie presentation

The presentation of the Jacksonville Debutante Coterie on June 10 at Timuquana Country Club during the Magnolia Ball marks the start of the 2022 coterie season for the following nine young ladies: Julia Knox Auchter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George David Auchter IV, Florida State University; Ashley Howton Eller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. […]