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Bestselling author coming to San Marco Square

Bestselling author coming to San Marco Square

Amor Towles, New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility and A Gentle-man in Moscow, is coming to Jacksonville on Monday, November 15. He will visit Southside Baptist Church in San Marco Square at 7 p.m. to celebrate his latest work, The Lincoln Highway. San Marco Books and More (SMB&M) will host the event […]

Greenscape and Tree Commission partner for shaded escapes at Equestrian Center

Greenscape and Tree Commission partner for shaded escapes at Equestrian Center

The Jacksonville Equestrian Center is home to 101 newly planted trees thanks to Greenscape and the Jacksonville Tree Commission. The Sycamore, Sabal Palm, Live Oak, Bald Cypress, Red Cedar, and Winged Elm trees will provide shade for the horses and visitors while helping clean the air. The cedar trees have been planted in low-lying areas […]

Traditions Realty, an unconventional full-service agency

Traditions Realty, an unconventional full-service agency

Traditions Realty, LLC is a full-service agency that offers everything and anything to do with real estate. Whether buying, selling, renting, or needing help managing a property, Traditions is a stellar choice. Despite their name, Traditions is rather unconventional. Half of their business is concentrated in listings and sales, half in property management and rentals. […]

‘No permission needed’ to cleanup anytime at parks

‘No permission needed’ to cleanup anytime at parks

Riverside Avondale Preservation’s park and coastal cleanup the morning of September 18 removed 61 garbage bags of litter and other refuse, though the 5 Points volunteers and RAP director Shannon Blankenship, site captain, accounted for roughly half the haul. They collected 31 garbage bags, but there was more interesting refuse not appropriate for a trash […]

Jacksonville Alumnae Panhellenic Association receives two awards

Jacksonville Alumnae Panhellenic Association receives two awards

The Jacksonville Alumnae Panhellenic Association (JAPA) was one of only 50 chapters across the country to receive for 2020-21 the Citation of Merit Award and one of 49 chapters to receive the Programming Excellence Award. These prestigious awards are granted by the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) organization to select Alumnae Panhellenic Associations based on their […]

Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church celebrates 75th anniversary

Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church celebrates 75th anniversary

Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church will celebrate its 75th anniversary on Oct. 23 and 24 with a weekend of fun, food and entertainment for the community. Three simultaneous activities on the church campus on Saturday, Oct. 23, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., are open to the public. Saturday events include a Home Run Derby featuring all […]

Lawn fertilizers are a leading cause of toxic algae blooms

Lawn fertilizers are a leading cause of toxic algae blooms

The beautiful yards and gardens along the banks of the St. Johns River draw many to Northeast Florida’s wonderful neighborhoods, but keeping those yards lush and healthy comes at a price.  No matter where you live in Duval County, runoff from conventional lawn and garden fertilizers eventually washes into the St. Johns River, causing deadly […]

Real Men Wear Pink announces 2021 campaign

Real Men Wear Pink announces 2021 campaign

Real Men Wear Pink of the First Coast has selected two Jacksonville attorneys, Chris Campione and Daniel Iracki, as co-chairs for its 2021 awareness and fundraising campaign. As alumni of the nonprofit, the two will enlist the support of local businessmen and male community leaders in support of breast cancer treatment, research and patient support […]

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