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Jacksonville's Ghost Town: Yukon News4Jax

Presently the site of Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park, this land was once home to a vibrant community called Yukon.

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Walkable Districts: Edgewood Village News4Jax

While much of the focus in our city is on downtown revitalization, Jacksonville's urban core and inner-ring suburbs are home to a number of long-overlooked, historic, walkable commercial districts. In our effort to promote better use of existing assets in our communities - which will facilitate sustainable...

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A Brief History of Jacksonville Music News4Jax

Eu Magazine has a long and unique viewpoint on Jacksonville's music scene. The current incarnation of the magazine, helmed by the Henley Family is the heir of decades of music intensive archives compiled by its previous iterations as The Entertainer and The Northeast Entertainer. Over the decades,...

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Sharon Bensing: "Pedestrian Unfriendly", News4Jax

MetroJacksonville.com is working with Ana Kamiar, MFA, of the Art Institute of Jacksonville to create a series of student created photo essays that highlight the people, environment, culture and thoughts of the metro Jacksonville region. This is their response. Images by Sharon Bensing.

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Jane Jacobs News4Jax

The urbanist movement and many of the ideas we presently recognize as important owe a huge debt to an appealingly school marm hipster who started as a journalist and ended up transforming the philosophy of Urban Design. If you are interested in ideas like walkable cities, vibrant streetscapes, or sustainability---even...

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Funa-Zushi. The Horrid Roots of Modern Sushi News4Jax

The dish that we know as Sushi is a brilliantly modernized version of a Japanese Culinary innovation from the 1800s. Its introduction to world kitchens, particularly American, has transformed it into one of the most successful fusion food forms in the world. Without global influences, Sushi would not...

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BEER:30 Opens on King Street! News4Jax

There is no denying that King Street is the place to be and open a business these days. One of the newest to open is also one of the coolest and most obvious of all: Beer:30. Join us after the jump for a photo tour of the small but well turned out shop on King Street. MetroJacksonville, represented...

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News4Jax: Chamblin Plans Downtown Residential Unit

Quietly, one of downtown's most successful merchants has decided to move forward with a project that promises to add life to Laura Street and Hemming Plaza.

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News4Jax DNA of Transit Planning in Jacksonville

The following article, published in the Winter of 1967, describes the planning and opinions of Alan W. Voorhees report on Transportation. Voorhees plans were adopted by the city consequently, and this article gives insight into the DNA of transit planning for the past 50 years. Sometimes keen, sometimes...

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The Riverside Brewing District: Then and Now/ News4Jax!

For the past couple of years, starting with Bold City Brewery and Intuition Aleworks, trend and successful microbreweries have been opening up off of King Street in a long forgotten area of Riverside. But what is now becoming an area known for its local brewing production and the arts had its industrial...

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