Riverside, Avondale, Ortega, Murray Hill

All the latest news relevant to the Riverside, Avondale, Ortega and Murray Hill areas.

Rykalskys concede ownership of bakery to Stache

Rykalskys concede ownership of bakery to Stache

A legal battle over ownership of the Edgewood Bakery has ended with Tom and Carol Rykalsky conceding that they do not have a majority ownership in the business. The Edgewood Bakery remains temporarily closed while Stache Investments representatives take inventory and prepare it to reopen. Orders made prior to Friday, Feb. 27, are being honored […]

Hearing for Yesterday’s Demolition Delayed

Hearing for Yesterday’s Demolition Delayed

Contrary to what was published, the Duval County Planning Commission will not hear a proposal at its Feb. 5 meeting for a new restaurant in the former Yesterday’s Bar in Avondale. In our February issue we quoted Riverside architect Jeff Lane as saying the plans for South Kitchen and Spirits at Park and Dancy streets would […]

JFCS Food Pantry Staples Needed

Meeting the needs of those who are hungry in our community is an on-going challenge and there are times of year when demand is high — holidays, cold weather, and summertime.  The Food Pantry is open on Tuesdays and Thursday at JFCS from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. As a result of the holidays, food staples are low today.   […]

Core city neighborhoods start automated recycling Jan. 5

Core city neighborhoods start automated recycling Jan. 5

  Beginning mid-December 2014, residents in Riverside, Avondale, San Marco and other core neighborhoods saw delivery of large wheeled cans with bright yellow tops. Those 96-gallon carts are being put in place for the Jan. 5 launch of automated recycling service. Each cart is assigned to a property owner and the handle contains a radio […]

Women’s History Month nominees due Feb. 2

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations to recognize women who have made a significant impact to the Jacksonville community. Ten local women will be selected as finalists, with four women to be featured as honorees on the annual poster celebrating Women’s History Month. They […]

Endorsements arrive on behalf of business advocacy group

Endorsements arrive on behalf of business advocacy group

JAXBIZ, a nonprofit, nonpartisan political organization affiliated with JAX Chamber, has made endorsements in the nine Jacksonville City Council races that have an incumbent seeking re-election. The board conducted interviews with each candidate and considered their records and stances on economic development issues that are important to the business community, including the harbor deepening project […]

Making Music, Making History

It was a first for Unity Plaza and for the Brooklyn area, as the event space directly adjacent to Hallmark Partners 220 Riverside development rolled out its first musical performance with holiday flare. The event, dubbed the First Annual Tree Lighting & Holiday Social afforded behind the scenes tours of Unity Plaza for neighbors and […]

Dedication, performance — a true patriotic treat

Dedication, performance — a true patriotic treat

As the sound of patriotism bellowed through the twilight, locals were treated to the sound of horns, woodwinds, drums and songs dedicated to the American tradition. The special evening was hosted by the Memorial Park Association alongside the Navy Band Southeast on the eve of Veteran’s Day in Riverside’s Memorial Park.   As the band […]