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Downtown Vision announces 2022 #DTJax Awards winners

Downtown Vision announces 2022 #DTJax Awards winners

Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI), Downtown Jacksonville’s nonprofit business improvement district (BID), has announced the eighth annual #DTJax Award Winners. The #DTJax Awards recognize community leaders, organizations, businesses and entrepreneurs that worked to create a vibrant and dynamic 24-hour, pedestrian friendly downtown in 2022. Award winners are not only excellent advocates for downtown but have also […]

Celebrate All Things Local on 904 Day

Celebrate All Things Local on 904 Day

A grassroots campaign to celebrate all things Northeast Florida is encouraging residents to go local this Labor Day weekend.  Across the region, businesses and other organizations will offer a variety of “904” specials in honor of “904 Day,” officially celebrated on Sunday, September 4, 2022. Residents and visitors alike can join the 904 Day celebration […]

Newly formed committee to evaluate inventory, buildings for future use

Newly formed committee to evaluate inventory, buildings for future use

For many years, some buildings downtown have laid dormant and often dilapidated, yet some are considered to have historic value.  A new City Council Special Committee says it wants to find out if they should be saved, or if they’re worthy of a wrecking ball. The Special Committee on Downtown Development was charged with improving […]

The Cows Return to Cowford

The Cows Return to Cowford

Do you find the amount of graffiti in Jacksonville to be “udderly” ridiculous? The City of Jacksonville along with Downtown Dwellers and Downtown Vision agree. The Jacksonville City Council recently approved an agreement between the city and the Florida Department of Transportation to commission a mural on the bridge supports of the Acosta next to […]

Gateway project to San Marco breaks ground

Gateway project to San Marco breaks ground

Milton Dykes, pastor of Southside Assembly of God Church, grew emotional as he blessed the flattened ground where San Marco Crossing would soon be built. It was the place his church, which has moved to a new edifice in Southside, had once stood and where his flock had worshiped for 70 years. “It’s a real […]