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From the River Into Riverside—The Post Street Boat Dock

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From the River Into Riverside—The Post Street Boat Dock

Jacksonville residents have long clamored for more river access points and for more ways to travel among our different riverfront neighborhoods by way of the St. Johns. An important Riverside access point is set to transform access to multiple landmarks, including the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, the Garden Club of Jacksonville, River & Post restaurant, Riverside and Memorial Parks, and historic Five Points. A floating dock with four boat slips and water taxi access will be built in the coming months at the foot of Post Street, between the Cummer and the Garden Club.

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Southern Grounds Avondale—Gathering Together

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Southern Grounds Avondale—Gathering Together

Southern Grounds is purposefully airy and bright, no dark corners here. “We wanted the whole place to be energetic and full of life and convey that sense of hospitality as well,” says Janasik. “We are very grateful to Group 4 Design in San Marco. Leigh Gunn and her team have done an amazing job with aesthetics, color, artwork, and tile selection. Everything that makes us who we are, they enhance by the architectural design.”

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An Affinity for Oysters

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An Affinity for Oysters

Oysters have played an important role in human civilization for thousands of years, even here in Northeast Florida. When the first Europeans arrived along the First Coast in the 1500s, oysters were already a substantial part of the diet enjoyed by local Timucua. Evidence is clearly visible in the remarkable number of oyster middens (large mounds of discarded oyster shells) that dot the coastline. 

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Lasting Legacy: Celebrating 100 Years of Theatre Jacksonville

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Lasting Legacy: Celebrating 100 Years of Theatre Jacksonville

Happy 100th birthday to Theatre Jacksonville! With its Art Deco-inspired historic playhouse an anchor of San Marco Square, the centenarian institution is the oldest continuously-running community theatre in the state of Florida – and one of the oldest in the entire United States. 

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Welcome to the African Forest

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Welcome to the African Forest

You’ve seen the Land of the Tiger; you’ve traversed Wild Florida; you’ve visited Stingray Bay, but now the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens invites you out of Jacksonville and into Africa.

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Collector’s Corner

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Collector’s Corner

Gunnel Humphreys
Owner, Edge City

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Tuba, Trombone, & Technology

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Tuba, Trombone, & Technology

DA music grad Adam Jones built an engineering career on creativity and questioning

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STEAM at Work: Dr. Barbara Nye

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STEAM at Work: Dr. Barbara Nye

DA dance grad now prescribes dance as a headache neurologist.

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Hemming Park: Urban Renaissance

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Hemming Park: Urban Renaissance

Andrés Duany, the great urban planner, said that the hallmark of all great urban centers is its public spaces. As Jacksonville’s leaders seek to revitalize the urban core, one of their first priorities has been to restore Hemming Park to a model public space.

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Her Song

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Her Song

Her Song ’s mission is to create a safe home where survivors of sex trafficking can heal and break the cycle of abuse in their lives. Through safe relationships and within a community of support, survivors are empowered with the confidence and courage they need to move forward with their lives.

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