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Mosh Genesis Gains Land and Funds for New Northbank Facility

Mosh Genesis Gains Land and Funds for New Northbank Facility

Last month saw plans progress for the new Museum of Science and History (MOSH) Genesis along Jacksonville’s Northbank. At an April 11 city council meeting, the council voted 15-to-1 to approve Ordinance 2023-0184, which outlines, among other agreements, a 40-year ground lease agreement between the City of Jacksonville, the Downtown Investment Authority (DIA) and MOSH […]

ElderSource recognizes award winners during annual “A Night with the Stars” event

ElderSource recognizes award winners during annual “A Night with the Stars” event

It was an evening of celebrations and recognitions at “A Night with the Stars” — ElderSource’s annual event celebrating “individuals and organizations that work with seniors and their caregivers as well as other outstanding senior advocates.” ElderSource is a Jacksonville organization devoted to empowering “people to live and age with independence and dignity in their […]

MOSH hosts birthday party for Tonca the turtle

MOSH hosts birthday party for Tonca the turtle

MOSH celebrated the 56th birthday of their beloved Alligator Snapping Turtle named Tonca on July 9th. Tonca ventured out from his home in the Hixon Native Plant Countyard and into the museum for his annual checkup. Tonca weighed in at 214 pounds and measured 27-1/4’’ (shell carapace) and 55’’(tip to tail). Last year, he was […]

Jacksonville celebrates 200 years of rich history

Jacksonville celebrates 200 years of rich history

Thousands of Jacksonville residents lined the streets downtown on June 11th to celebrate 200 years of the River City’s rich history. The celebrations included a parade, live music, exhibits, and fireworks. As part of the City’s coordinated efforts to celebrate, The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) is hosting a bicentennial exhibit to showcase how […]

For the Love of a Neighborhood: Zimmermann Boulos

For the Love of a Neighborhood: Zimmermann Boulos

Few people have the moxie to leave a permanent mark on their community, but if you’re Zimmermann Boulos, you manage to do it eight-fold. Nicknamed the “King of San Marco,” Boulos has been wholly- or partially-responsible for the installation of eight pieces of public art throughout the San Marco area, including the iconic Lions’ Fountain […]

Memorial Park Association launches Life Scrolls exhibit at MOSH

Memorial Park Association launches Life Scrolls exhibit at MOSH

More than 70 guests attended the Nov. 12 opening night reception hosted by the Memorial Park Association for its exhibit of The Life Scrolls at the Museum of Science & History. The exhibit provides an intimate look at some of the 1,771 men and women from Florida who gave their lives serving the United States […]

Riverfront Parks endorses duPont Fund’s conceptual Esplanade Plan

Riverfront Parks endorses duPont Fund’s conceptual Esplanade Plan

Riverfront Parks Now (RPN) endorses Jessie Ball duPont Fund’s recently unveiled Esplanade Plan for the publicly owned Shipyards and Metropolitan Park lands. “We’re encouraging the community rally behind this public space plan and the corresponding social, cultural and urban planning principles,” said Nancy Powell, chair of the RPN Steering Committee. “The Esplanade Plan aligns with […]

Local Folks: Elaine Wheeler

Local Folks: Elaine Wheeler

“All you need is love…and a carrot dog.” Paul McCartney may have written the first part of that line, but Elaine Wheeler created the now famous carrot dog at her vegetarian café and art gallery, Heartworks, which until 2007 was the heart and soul of 5 Points and one of the only vegetarian cafes in […]

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