Brooklyn, Downtown, Springfield

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Frank Stella Headlines Project Atrium, Exhibit Opening

Frank Stella Headlines Project Atrium, Exhibit Opening

Mayoral proclamation included in patron celebration Supporters, friends and donors of MOCA Jacksonville gathered in the museum’s atrium Feb. 29 for the unveiling of the Frank Stella installation, Jacksonville Stacked Stars, as part of MOCA’s 100th anniversary celebration. MOCA’s Executive Director Caitlín Doherty and Trustee Emeritus Preston H. Haskell spoke at the reception, along with […]

Mukti Gathers Fighters for Freedom

Mukti Gathers Fighters for Freedom

Rethreaded hosted more than 500 community members and business leaders at its 13th Annual Mukti Freedom Gala, presented by UPS, at The Glass Factory in Jacksonville on Feb. 24. This year’s event theme was “Flourish,” and it featured a champagne welcome, photo booth, hors-d’oeuvres, dinner, shopping, silent and live auctions, entertainment, music and a meaningful […]

Bisnow Returns for Downtown State of the Market

Bisnow Returns for Downtown State of the Market

Bisnow, the global business-to-business platform for the commercial real estate industry, returned to Jacksonville Thursday, Feb. 29 for its fifth annual State of the Market event at the Southbank Hotel Jacksonville Riverwalk. This year, Bisnow expanded the event to include three expert panels on topics related to Jacksonville’s current commercial real estate climate. The first […]

‘Milestone Moment’ for Emerald Trail

‘Milestone Moment’ for Emerald Trail

The City of Jacksonville, Groundwork Jacksonville and the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) are celebrating a “major victory” in their commitment to delivering the Emerald Trail to the Jacksonville community. During a press conference on Tuesday, March 19 at the Phoenix Arts and Innovation District in Springfield, representatives from the three entities – Mayor Donna Deegan, […]

Bohemian Benevolence for PlacemakingJax

Bohemian Benevolence for PlacemakingJax

Downtown Vision Inc. brought the opulence of the Belle Époque to Downtown Jacksonville on Friday, Feb. 23 as they hosted their annual #DTJax Gala. Themed “Duval Rouge,” the glittering event blended Duval decadence with 19th century Bohemian Paris to raise funds for PlacemakingJax. PlacemakingJax helps Jaxsons engage underused public spaces by collaboratively creating pop-up and […]

Spring Start Date for Park Street Enhancements

Spring Start Date for Park Street Enhancements

The Brooklyn community will soon be seeing progress on the long-awaited road enhancements planned in the Park Street Road Diet. Discussions and plans for this project, part of the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), stretch back several years. The development team on this project include Prosser, Inc. and Prime AE. According to a summary of the […]

Making a Splash

Making a Splash

After three years, the Friendship Fountain along downtown’s Southbank has finally reopened. The city unveiled the updated, state-of-the-art entertainment fountain during the Sip and Stroll on Feb. 15. The 500,000-gallon fountain features a programmed light and water show with the river and city skyline as its backdrop. “When you picture Jacksonville in your mind, it’s […]

Local Collector’s Works on Display at MOCA

Local Collector’s Works on Display at MOCA

MOCA Jacksonville opened A Walk on the Wild Side: ‘70s New York in the Norman E. Fisher Collection at MOCA Jacksonville on Jan. 18. The exhibition explores the dynamic culture of New York in the 1970s that spurred a decade of collaboration and innovation between artists working in a variety of genres. It features a […]