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A new lion in town: The Aspire Church San Marco mural project

A new lion in town: The Aspire Church San Marco mural project

A new lion is watching over the community of San Marco, this time from a mural along Hendricks Avenue. When completed, the 83-by-38 foot mural titled “Emergence” will depict a bronze lion shedding its outer shell and emerging as a real lion, representative of new beginnings and fresh starts, explained artist Keith Doles, who was […]

First Coast Wind Symphony Continues Work as Cultural Service Organization

First Coast Wind Symphony Continues Work as Cultural Service Organization

The First Coast Wind Symphony is tuning up to begin its 33rd season of free concerts for Jacksonville and surrounding communities, with an emphasis on local composers and educational opportunities for students. “Our last couple of seasons have been affected by Covid, just like everything in this world,” said Ann Carey Holt, public relations manager […]

Alford Place streetscapes improvements aim to stay true to San Marco character

Alford Place streetscapes improvements aim to stay true to San Marco character

San Marco, like other historic neighborhoods in Jacksonville, has been experiencing tremendous growth. With growth comes change, and as it changes, San Marco residents and others who are connected to its history find themselves at the crux between the economic benefits of growth and change and the potential of losing the unique characteristics that attracted […]

Army Corps inks $8.2M contract for Big Fishweir Creek restoration, city’s portion 35%

Army Corps inks $8.2M contract for Big Fishweir Creek restoration, city’s portion 35%

A year-long delay in the procurement process to restore Big Fishweir Creek to a more navigable waterway for watersport enthusiasts and manatees alike is finally over. And given it followed more than a decade of planning, engineering and budgeting work, all parties are celebrating the $8-plus-million contract award by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]

400 HEARTS

400 HEARTS

The Healing Hearts project connects families during tough times, lends understanding Congenital heart defects (CHD) are the most common birth defect in the United States. One in every 100 children is born with one. For Duval County, that translates into roughly 125 children each year.   Joy Parman’s youngest daughter, Kennedy, was diagnosed in 2012 with […]

New face for a familiar old place

New face for a familiar old place

Plaza renovations underway along Hendricks Avenue Facade renovations are underway for Miramar Plaza on Hendricks Avenue in San Jose. Longtime residents might recognize it as the once-home of Piner’s Lock and Safe, the former anchor store of the shopping center. Lead architect on the project, Thomas Duke of Thomas Duke Architect, said he recalls shopping […]

Loyal to Local: Little Black Box Baked Goods

Loyal to Local: Little Black Box Baked Goods

The Riverside Arts Market (RAM), now in its 13th year, is a weekly makers and farmers market hosted by Riverside Avondale Preservation on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine. Each week more than 100 small business owners gather under the canopy of the Fuller Warren Bridge to sell their products to […]

Every Summer Has a Story

Every Summer Has a Story

Trips and vacations are so much more. These experiences show you what’s possible and challenge you to examine the paths you’ll take in the future. Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.

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