Riverside

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

 

With millions in Florida without power after Hurricane Irma, many Jacksonville residents have flocked to the few open restaurants to soak up the air conditioning and get a hot meal.

 


 

Man pleads guilty to killing Blind Rabbit employee

Jul 28, 2017
Erron Coleman / Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

After two years of denying his role in the shooting death of 20-year-old Daniel Rowe outside the Blind Rabbit restaurant in July 2015, Erron Coleman pleaded guilty Thursday

Coleman, 25, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, second-degree murder with a firearm and armed robbery. He faces terms of 25 years to life for the murder plus a minimum of 10 years for the armed robbery when he is sentenced in Sept. 25.

Amy Hadden

Sun-Ray Cinema in Jacksonville’s Five Points area is having its first-ever Sleeping Giant film festival, which runs through Sunday.

Visitors can expect screenings of everything from horror movies to westerns. Some of the movies showing at the four-day festival include: “The Unknown,” “Serial Mom,” “Rat Film,” “Donnie Darko,” “The Void,” “Dark Side of Dr. Suess” and “Tampopo.”


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

For vegans in Jacksonville, it’s getting easier and easier to find friendly menus when dining out.

That’s partially because restaurants are seeing their bottom line grow when they adapt for those who don’t eat animal products, including milk, cheese or eggs.


City of Jacksonville

Jacksonville City Councilman Jim Love is withdrawing a Riverside zoning bill that caused an uproar last month.

Love said he plans to start a new bill from scratch to clarify and strengthen rules that govern the neighborhood’s historic overlay map.


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