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A new office tower for JEA coming soon?

We've recently learned that the downtown campus the Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA), once gleefully proclaimed a Christmas present to JEA, is now viewed as a crumbling albatross. To rid itself of the imposing liability, the JEA is moving forward with study to determine if it should retrofit, move,...

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A guide to making Jax a more active city

Our bodies are designed to move. Our cities should be too. Designed to Move: Active Cities reflects the insights and contributions of over 80 individuals and organizations from around the world. This recently published document by NIKE, Inc. outlines why and how cities like Jacksonville can incorporate...

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Letting love flow on Herschel Street

Invited to drop by for a visit, Sarah Gojekian, a long-time Metro Jacksonville favorite, shares her experience at Herschel Street's Soluna Yoga+Spa.

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7 Cool Facts About DT Jax You Probably Didn't Know!

So you thought you knew Jacksonville? Here's a few long lost facts about downtown that will have you wondering what else is out there that you don't know.

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Rick Scott's 2015 Full Veto List

Florida Governor Rick Scott has cut a record total of $461 million from the $78.7 billion state budget, rejecting dozens of projects, including those he has supported in previous years. However, Jacksonville wasn't the only city hit hard. Here's Scott's full veto list!

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Lexington Who? A New Hotel Brand For The Southbank

There's a new hotel brand in the Southbank. One that many may have not heard of. Here's a look at what's in store for this Southbank property and what it means for downtown Jacksonville.

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What if Jacksonville Suddenly Woke Up?

Some say, Jacksonville is a diamond that wants to remain coal. What would it be like if Jacksonville were a city that didn't have such apathy for itself... led by people who acknowledged its achievements?

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TEDxJacksonville:Ben Warner on What is Good Governance?

Local government must often make decisions on multifaceted issues, and those choices have substantial implications for our community. But when those choices are made without robust citizen input, the quality of our governance suffers. Now, more than ever, it's important that each one of us assumes the...

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Bill Delaney: Why I’m Voting for Lenny Curry

Bill Delaney, a long time Metro Jacksonville regular, explains why he's voting for Lenny Curry.

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Arash Kamiar: The Curry Campaign is Fear Mongering

Mayoral candidate Lenny Curry claims that Jacksonville’s crime rates are exploding under Mayor Alvin Brown. In all actuality, violent and property crimes are at the lowest they have been in 18 years.

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