San Jose, San Marco, St. Nicholas

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IMAGINATION SQUARED10 art exhibition celebrates Project Atrium’s 10-year anniversary

IMAGINATION SQUARED10 art exhibition celebrates Project Atrium’s 10-year anniversary

MOCA Jacksonville celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its Project Atrium installation series withthe exhibition “IMAGINATION SQUARED10: A CREATIVE COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO OUR TIMES.” More than 600 works submitted by the community of Greater Jacksonville are on view April 16 – August 8, 2021. In December 2020, the museum placed a public call for art asking […]

Wolfson Children’s Hospital photo earns spot in national exhibit

Wolfson Children’s Hospital photo earns spot in national exhibit

A photograph that tugged at the heartstrings of people throughout the Jacksonville area is now part of a national photo series highlighting the resilience of children’s hospitals and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) photo exhibit, entitled “Stronger Together: Children’s Hospitals During COVID-19,” showcases how children’s hospitals adapted during the […]

Riverfront development gains conceptual approval from DDRB

Riverfront development gains conceptual approval from DDRB

Over the past two months, the highly anticipated project set to replace River City Brewing Company on the Southbank had gone back to the drawing board. After some tough scrutiny over the project’s highest and best use, as well as its size and scope, developers illustrated a willingness to get creative and come to the […]

Feeding Northeast Florida Hosts Vice President Kamala Harris for Roundtable Discussion on Food Insecurity 

Feeding Northeast Florida Hosts Vice President Kamala Harris for Roundtable Discussion on Food Insecurity 

Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL) hosted United States Vice President Kamala Harris at its headquarters for a roundtable discussion about food security, March 22. The discussion was held during Harris’s visit to Jacksonville as part of the Help is Here tour, and focused on the theme of helping to put food on the table. Participants included […]

Septic tank funding to better health of residents, St. Johns River

Septic tank funding to better health of residents, St. Johns River

The City and JEA are teaming up this year to make good on a promise to protect the beauty and health of the St. Johns River, which defines and molds the historic neighborhoods. Contaminants in the river have long been a concern, especially for residents who boat on it, bike and walk to it, or […]

Mayor and local leaders focus on revitalizing downtown and urban core

Talks about Downtown Jacksonville revitalization may seem like a case of déjà vu, but community and business leaders are tackling the issue with energy and vision. Mayor Lenny Curry and six Jacksonville business owners and local leaders held meetings in February and March to discuss ways to improve the urban core. The working group is […]

Duval County School renaming saga continues

Duval County School renaming saga continues

The heated debate continues over school names in Duval County, as the latest disagreement rages on about an answer to the burning question – will schools retain their names – or go the way of history. Perhaps there will be a change, a christening of a new school name, the outcome has yet to be […]

A Biblical Garden Grows in Jacksonville

A Biblical Garden Grows in Jacksonville

Congregation Ahavath Chesed announced the construction of a Biblical Garden in front of its sanctuary. Funding for the project is provided by the Dr. Larry & Kathy Kanter Jewish Preservation Fund and Temple Congregants. Reverend Dr. Ed Bez, of the Biblical Gardens Society – USA, is furnishing design and construction supervision.  On Wednesday, March 17 […]