Downtown Jacksonville

A two-month-old initiative aimed at making downtown Jacksonville more appealing is looking for more volunteers to help pick up trash.

Jessica Palombo / WJCT News

As Jacksonville travelers make their summer plans, thousands of their winged neighbors are getting ready for an epic journey of their own to Brazil.


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There are mixed feelings when it comes to the reputation of downtown Jacksonville.

face made of light on the side of a church
Ennis Davis / Modern Cities

Jacksonville might have a few things to learn about revitalizing its downtown from one northern city with similar characteristics: Montreal.

Modern Cities co-founder Ennis Davis saw several ideas in action on his recent trip there.


Exterior of Engine 15 Brewery
Modern Cities

A group of business owners is trying to drum up interest in what they’re calling Jacksonville’s “Rail Yard District” just west of downtown.

Modern Cities co-founder Mike Field says their hope is to breathe new life into a once-booming wholesale district. 


Iguana Investments

Jacksonville’s Downtown Investment Authority moved forward with a plan to redevelop 70 acres of riverfront property downtown.

Officials gave the green light Tuesday to a proposal by Jaguars owner Shad Khan’s investment firm Iguana Investments.


Patrick Fisher / Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville

The Downtown Investment Authority is starting off Public Art Week with a tour Tuesday of the 34 public art pieces recently added downtown.

The Main Street Bridge in Downtown Jacksonville
BLAKE ALLEN

The Florida Department of Transportation is investigating damage to Jacksonville’s Main Street Bridge after a river cruise ship crashed into it Friday evening.

Celebrating July 4 With A Bang

Jun 30, 2016
Jeff Golden, www.flickr.com/creativecommons

This is your complete guide to firework displays around Jacksonville.

Celebrate the red, white and blue with family and friends with spectacular shows for a night you won’t soon forget.

Cowford Chophouse

A highly anticipated downtown restaurant won’t be opening as quickly as was hoped.

Work on the Cowford Chophouse has stalled after the owner of the project replaced the general contractor.


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