Friday Media Roundtable: Gateway Jax; jail death; Jacksonville's general counsel; Jax Book Fest
It’s Friday on the First Coast, and we’ve gathered the most significant news of the week to discuss with our local media experts.
The stories include Gateway Jax’s $2 billion plan for the Downtown North Core, the failure of a food and beverage tax to combat homelessness, another death a the Duval County jail and the appointment of Michael Fackler as general counsel.
Joining us for our roundtable are Tim Gibbons, editor in chief of the Jacksonville Business Journal; Dan Scanlan of WJCT News 89.9; Jack Webb, regular contributor and former City Council president; and Nate Monroe, columnist for the Florida Times-Union.
Jax Book Fest
The Jax Book Fest is turning to the Jacksonville Public Library for the first time since February 2020.
Angeline Boulley, New York Times bestselling author, gives us details about what to expect for this weekend's event.