Jacksonville Beach

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Yet more research shows Florida – and especially Jacksonville – has an expensive road ahead in dealing with rising seas.

Angie’s Subs Owner Plans Distillery, Barbecue Joint To Join 40-Year-Old Restaurant

Jun 7, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Edward Malin, owner of Angie’s Subs, plans to redevelop his property at 1436 Beach Blvd. which, if approved, could include a bourbon distillery and barbecue restaurant.

He is scheduled to present the plans Monday to the Jacksonville Beach Planning Commission.

Jacksonville Beach City Council Votes To Merge Its Fire Department

May 21, 2019

Jacksonville Beach city leaders met Monday night and voted in favor of a plan to merge the city’s fire department with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.


The redevelopment of Pablo Plaza is well underway, and according to a map of the reconfigured shopping center from Regency Centers, a new Whole Foods Market will be the centerpiece.

A majority of Jacksonville Beach voters surveyed favor a referendum about contracting out fire services to the City of Jacksonville, according to a poll released Tuesday by the University of North Florida’s Public Opinion Research Lab. 

Hundreds Of Jellyfish Wash Ashore In Jacksonville Beach

Apr 15, 2019
Heather Schatz / WJCT News

If you were at Jacksonville Beach Sunday, you probably had to dodge hundreds of jellyfish.

Margaritaville Holdings

They’ll be searching for shakers of salt in Jacksonville Beach.

National Survey Finds Jacksonville Beach Is America's Top Beach Bargain

Mar 14, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Visitors from around the globe are descending on Jacksonville’s beaches this week to attend The Players Championship golf tournament.

John Kassap / Wikimedia Commons

When you head to Jacksonville Beach this spring get ready for some parking changes.

Jacksonville Beach Fire Chief Receives No-Confidence Vote From Union

Feb 1, 2019
City of Jacksonville Beach

Saying they have “lost all trust, faith and confidence” in Jacksonville Beach Fire Chief David Whitmill’s ability to lead, the city’s firefighters union has issued a vote of no confidence against him.

Tamaseu at grill
LongHorn Steakhouse

Customers at Jacksonville Beach's LongHorn Steakhouse restaurant may not know it when they place their order, but there’s a good chance their steak will be prepared by a Grill Master Legend. 

Element By Weston Hotel Planned For Jacksonville Beach

Dec 19, 2018
Via The Jacksonville Daily Record

An 80-room Element by Westin hotel is proposed near southeast Third Street and Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville Beach.

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In a case that started with an altercation at a Jacksonville Beach bar, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a car could be considered a “weapon” in increasing the prison sentence of a man convicted of manslaughter.

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Cruisers Grill in Jacksonville Beach will soon be undergoing a $1.4 million renovation.

Our Friday Media Roundtable on First Coast Connect featured Florida Times-Union reporter Dan Scanlan, local talk show host Angela Spears, Jacksonville Daily Record reporter David Cawton and Florida Politics reporter A.G. Gancarski.

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