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Substantial completion achieved on renovations to Fire Station 10 in Riverside

Substantial completion achieved on renovations to Fire Station 10 in Riverside

Renovations on Fire Rescue Station 10 on McDuff Avenue in Riverside reached substantial completion on Aug. 16, according to Director and Fire Chief of Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department Keith Powers. Construction on the station began in October of last year and the general contractor was Auld and White Constructors. The total cost for the […]

FDOT rolls out study for I-95 improvements from I-10 to Beaver Street

FDOT rolls out study for I-95 improvements from I-10 to Beaver Street

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) hosted a pair of public meetings last month to present a study featuring proposed improvements to I-95 from I-10 to Beaver Street. The Project Development and Environment (PD&E) study presented “options to improve safety, capacity, and traffic operations on I-95” including adding two 12-foot lanes in each direction of […]

Kickoff for Winter Design Show illustrates eager anticipation

Kickoff for Winter Design Show illustrates eager anticipation

The lobby of the Borowy Tower at Baptist Hospital Downtown played host to the preview kickoff of the 2022 Winter Design Show, formerly known by many as the Art & Antiques Show. The new format will be fashion and design forward, with the debut event set to showcase the best of what Jacksonville’s neighborhoods have […]

Excitement builds across the river as Fuller Warren Shared-Use Path nears completion

Excitement builds across the river as Fuller Warren Shared-Use Path nears completion

Construction on the Fuller Warren Bridge expansion and its shared-use path — as part of the improvements to the I-10/I-95 interchange —  began in 2017. Six years later, work on the bridge’s pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly path is near completion and it is expected to open this fall amid much fanfare on both sides of the […]

First Lady of Florida unveils Florida Cancer Connect

First Lady of Florida unveils Florida Cancer Connect

Ackerman Cancer Center welcomed guests and survivors for kickoff Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis announced the launch of her initiative, Florida Cancer Connect, at Jacksonville’s Ackerman Cancer Center. A cancer survivor herself, declared cancer-free in February of this year, DeSantis created this initiative in partnership with the Florida Department of Health & Florida Agency for […]

City’s hunt continues to find source of bad smells

City’s hunt continues to find source of bad smells

As Murray Hill residents continue to report less-than-pleasant smells wafting through their neighborhood, Envirosuite, the company contracted by the city of Jacksonville to provide 24/7 monitoring through a 12-month study, is now in its fourth month of environmental data collection. Residents living in other urban neighborhoods such as Ortega, San Marco, Springfield and Brentwood have […]

Celebrate All Things Local on 904 Day

Celebrate All Things Local on 904 Day

A grassroots campaign to celebrate all things Northeast Florida is encouraging residents to go local this Labor Day weekend.  Across the region, businesses and other organizations will offer a variety of “904” specials in honor of “904 Day,” officially celebrated on Sunday, September 4, 2022. Residents and visitors alike can join the 904 Day celebration […]

Publix opens doors, cuts ribbon after 20 years in the making

Publix opens doors, cuts ribbon after 20 years in the making

Leadership and management at the newly minted East San Marco Publix Super Market were on hand to cut the ribbon to align with their motto ‘Where Shopping is a Pleasure’, Aug. 7. The store opened to cheers from a line of locals who lined the sidewalk before the crack of dawn. Two young men, Josh […]

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