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Reboot unveils design concepts for former Jacksonville Landing site, park space

Reboot unveils design concepts for former Jacksonville Landing site, park space

Three plans to renovate Riverfront Plaza, the former home of the Jacksonville Landing, were presented to the city’s Personal Services Evaluation Committee June 24th. The planners were tasked with designing a space that would be a great place for people to gather and enjoy the river and still allow successful private development. Agency Landscape + […]

100 Years of Love and Diversity – Riverside Avenue Christian Church

100 Years of Love and Diversity – Riverside Avenue Christian Church

This year, Riverside Avenue Christian Church (RACC) celebrates a century of sharing love and respecting diversity. Each Sunday morning, Reverend Erin Dicky offers a benediction with these words: “Go and remember that you are a beloved child of God.” That attitude started with Dr. Charles W. Ross who founded the church in 1921—in a tent—on […]

AIA Jacksonville Has A Riverfront Vision

AIA Jacksonville Has A Riverfront Vision

The Jacksonville chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Jacksonville) has a riverfront vision for the city. A chapter team has been developing the vision since 2015. Leading this initiative is a 48-year San Marco resident, Dave Engdahl, AIA Emeritus. The AIA Jacksonville vision consists of a series of activity nodes developed at key […]

Concerns grow about toxic coal ash spill

In March, a Moran tugboat pushing the 7,025-ton, 416-foot barge named Bridgeport from Puerto Rico lost control near the mouth of the St. Johns River, causing the barge to crash into the jetties. It was loaded with 14,000 tons of coal ash. Now, four months later, at least 9,300 tons of coal ash has spilled […]

Council approves package for former site of River City Brewing

Council approves package for former site of River City Brewing

The $99.16 million proposed Southbank apartment development to be called RD River City Brewery made significant progress on June 8 when the Jacksonville City Council unanimously approved Related Group of Miami’s redesign of the project. The redevelopment agreement includes $18.27 million in taxpayer incentives. The eight-story building with 327 multifamily units, an attached 535-space parking […]

Winn-Dixie chooses Miramar for its first stand-alone liquor store

Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie supermarkets, is planning to open its first free-standing Winn-Dixie liquor store at 4472 Hendricks Ave., in Miramar Center, just south of San Marco. The 8,640-square-foot liquor store will stock beer, wine and distilled spirits. While the projected opening date hasn’t been finalized, SEG representatives have indicated that it […]

FIS celebrates topping off at global HQ

FIS celebrates topping off at global HQ

It was a big day for Fidelity Information Services (FIS) and an even bigger day for the city of Jacksonville, as leaders of the Fortune 200 company hoisted the final beam to highest point of the 12-story, global headquarters June 7. The state-of-the-art Platinum LEED Certified and WELL Building Standard® accredited building will be one […]

Sulzbacher psychiatrist earns Hippocratic Award

Sulzbacher psychiatrist earns Hippocratic Award

Sulzbacher Psychiatrist Dr. Ana Turner, an assistant professor and clerkship director for the department of psychiatry at the UF College of Medicine, Jacksonville, was recognized as the 2021 Hippocratic Award winner for her outstanding teaching abilities at a ceremony, May 6.  Established by the UF College of Medicine class of 1969, the Hippocratic Award is […]

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