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A Trip Inside Atlanta's Ponce City Market

Ponce City Market is a mixed-use development located a few miles east of downtown Atlanta along the BeltLine. Covering over 1 million square feet, it suggests that no underutilized building is too large for innovative adaptive reuse and mixed-use creativity. Courtesy of Moderncities.com, here's a story...

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5 Ideas to Revitalize the Jacksonville Landing

Here's five "no-frills" ideas that could add life to the Jacksonville Landing, courtesy of Ennis Davis, AICP at Moderncities.com. They may not be provocative, but downtown could benefit from a slumpbuster.

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Milwaukee Region Chooses Collaboration Over Competition

UrbanCincy.com, our counterparts in Cincinnati, provide insight on how counties in the Milwaukee region are collaborating, not competing for industry, jobs and capital.

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Rosa Parks Produce Market Opening On Fridays

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) and the I’m A Star Foundation have formed a partnership to empower Jacksonville’s citizens to live healthier, longer and stronger lives. As part of this effort, I’m A Star has set up a produce market featuring healthy, fresh and local produce for...

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JTA's Making Moves: Parklets Coming to Downtown

More than one key institution is excited about parklets. JTA's Eugene Linsdey produced a pretty cool segment on them. If you watch the video, look out for Ennis Davis making a cameo appearance, (as well as a few other MJ alumni). Check out this story by Making Moves' Eugene Lindsey.

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Zoning Change in DC's Fairfax Will Allow More Density

Greater Greater Washington, our partners in DC, share recent developments that allow for greater density in areas immediately surrounding their Metro stations.

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Engine 15 Brewing Approved To Open Urban Beer Garden

Mike Field of Modern Cities and Transform Jax highlights Engine 15 Brewing Company's plans to bring a unique urban beer garden to Myrtle Avenue and ponders if the area is poised to become a Southeastern version of Pittsburgh’s Strip District or Detroit’s Eastern Market.

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Meredith Johnson: How Voting Works in Florida

In this episode of Political MOJO, Meredith Johnson simplifies voting in Florida to three steps, so check out the video after the jump, and share your own voting stories in the comments!

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Karrissa Wade: Messages From Jacksonville To Orlando

Karrissa Wade organized and hosted a series of fundraisers and vigils after the terrible shootings in Orlando. TVJax and MetroJacksonville were on hand for the first of them at Hamburger Mary's, capturing the tremendous outpouring of support. Here's part two of Jacksonville residents reacting to the...

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