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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 […]

Neighborhood access by waterway coming to fruition

Neighborhood access by waterway coming to fruition

Day Docks give boaters a chance to enjoy area amenities The opening of the Post Street Day Dock brings to fruition many years of efforts by Riverside residents and Five Points merchants and nonprofits and the realization of desires by Jacksonville residents to have greater ability to access the City’s riverfront neighborhoods. With a scheduled […]

Jacksonville University launches College of Law at its downtown location

Jacksonville University launches College of Law at its downtown location

Jacksonville University will open a College of Law in downtown Jacksonville in the fall of 2022 supported by private funding and a $5 million commitment of public investment from Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry. The College of Law anticipates an inaugural class of 20-30 students with a projected total enrollment of 150 students in Fall 2024. […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Stephen Lucie

In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Stephen Lucie

August 12, 1949 – December 10, 2021 Founding partner of the Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute and the first Jacksonville Jaguars team physician, Dr. Richard Stephen Lucie, peacefully passed from this earth surrounded by family on December 10, 2021, at the age of 72 after a valiant battle with cancer. He was a charming and clever thrill-seeker […]

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 […]

The Way We Were: Harry Frisch

The Way We Were: Harry Frisch

At age 96, Harry Frisch rides five days a week from his San Jose home to his office at Beaver Street Fisheries, where he climbs two flights of stairs at least twice a day and maintains a busy schedule of conference calls, luncheons and meetings. He jokes that he plans to take a day off […]

The Way We Were: Margarette Jeanne Hardage Chambliss

The Way We Were: Margarette Jeanne Hardage Chambliss

A conversation with Jeanne Hardage Chambliss is an amusing, witty journey filled with interesting stories of growing up in Riverside, her extensive world travels, fascinating people she knows and has known, her 40-plus years of teaching experience, and what it takes to live and die.  Chambliss’s family helped shape her into the memorable person she […]