San Jose, San Marco, St. Nicholas

All the latest news relevant to the San Jose, San Marco and St. Nicholas areas.

Local leaders oppose J-1 bill

Local leaders oppose J-1 bill

It’s the time of year for new resolutions, but some City Council members are thinking back to past resolutions and what they might mean for voters and the local school district this coming November. Last year, At-Large, Group 4 Councilman Matt Carlucci of San Marco introduced a resolution to the City Council that opposed a […]

Furyk Foundation volunteers hand out 4,000 holiday food bags

Furyk Foundation volunteers hand out 4,000 holiday food bags

The Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation’s Hope for the Holidays campaign saw hundreds of volunteers putting together 4,000 holiday food bags, which were later delivered to 33 local schools and eight organizations. Nearly 400 participants met at the TPC Clubhouse in Sawgrass Dec. 11 and packed the bags for distribution in less than two hours. […]

St. John’s Cathedral honors long-time Chancellor

St. John’s Cathedral honors long-time Chancellor

St. John’s Cathedral honored prominent lawyer, community leader and Ortega resident Steve Busey in early December with a special reception to recognize his leadership that included attendance by the bishop of Florida. Busey served as chancellor for St. Johns for more than 30 years and the Cathedral Vestry recognized his commitment by naming the new […]

Fire shuts down San Marco businesses but not owners’ resolve

Fire shuts down San Marco businesses but not owners’ resolve

The owners of three local businesses in San Marco Square are hoping the community does not forget about them during this Christmas season after a fire temporarily put them out of business Nov. 2. San Marco Bookstore and The Wardroom both opened on Black Friday, Nov. 29, with The Wardroom offering a big sale to […]

Neighborhood coalition forms to fight Presbyterian Church development

Neighborhood coalition forms to fight Presbyterian Church development

If there is one thing Jon Livingston of San Marco wants to make clear, it’s that his fledging neighborhood coalition, Right Size San Marco, is not against growth or infill development. At this time, it only takes umbrage against Park Place at San Marco, a residential multi-use project consisting of 141 apartments and a four-level, […]

Developers unveil renderings of Park Place at San Marco

Developers unveil renderings of Park Place at San Marco

It was standing room only in Harvin Hall at South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church when the Harbert Realty Services development team unveiled its plans to develop 2.09 acres of the church’s campus with a $30 million, upscale 141-unit apartment complex and four-level, three-story parking garage. Nearly 300 residents filled the room, and although everyone appeared to […]

A golden opportunity awaits in St. Nicholas: Calling entrepreneurs, business owners and savvy investors

A golden opportunity awaits in St. Nicholas: Calling entrepreneurs, business owners and savvy investors

There’s commercial space in St. Nicholas for lease that’s ripe for strong business concepts. The collection of buildings, located from 2705 to 2727 Atlantic Blvd, is being redefined as a pet-oriented campus, and can accommodate anyone looking to grow their business in conjunction with one of the best loved animal hospitals in the Jacksonville area. […]

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

The Glass Factory on Myrtle Ave. pulsated with life the evening of Oct. 25, as supporters gathered for Patrons of the Hearts’ 15 annual Artscapade, an event to help raise money for pediatric heart patients.  Splashes of colorful art throughout the venue engaged the eyes of the attendees, while they  listened to live music, shared […]