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Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« on: April 29, 2013, 03:05:18 AM »
Urban Construction Update - April 2013



A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of April 2013.

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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2013, 08:51:33 AM »
Mezze is open, though if this "Grand Opening" video is any indication, it won't be that way for long:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxg1nOKD4pE

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/pxg1nOKD4pE" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/pxg1nOKD4pE</a>

Otherwise, looks pretty nice inside, and a pretty decent selection on tap:
https://www.facebook.com/mezzebarandgrill
« Last Edit: April 29, 2013, 08:54:36 AM by PeeJayEss »

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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2013, 09:03:15 AM »
I hope someone will get pix of the inside of the old courthouse and the broad st "hotel" before construction begins, if there's any significant architecture or artifacts left inside!

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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2013, 09:07:10 AM »
It is great to see that the Clara White mission is doing. The already use the old Globe Thearte,  now they are renovating the hotel. Those are two last remaining ruins of Laville. I cant wait to see how it looks. I also would like to see some before and after pics!
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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2013, 09:29:14 AM »
That is one fancy looking 7-11. Not really much happening on Main St in Springfield.

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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2013, 11:05:01 AM »
Mezze is open, though if this "Grand Opening" video is any indication, it won't be that way for long:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxg1nOKD4pE

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/pxg1nOKD4pE" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/pxg1nOKD4pE</a>

Otherwise, looks pretty nice inside, and a pretty decent selection on tap:
https://www.facebook.com/mezzebarandgrill
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What the hell was that?!

Also, what's up with the bakery on Lomax?
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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2013, 01:30:04 PM »
^ that would be called davening....or praying....its what many observant/orthodox jews do

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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2013, 03:31:14 PM »
^ that would be called davening....or praying....its what many observant/orthodox jews do

Right....by "that", i meant why would Mezze make a video like that?
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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2013, 04:47:20 PM »
^ that would be called davening....or praying....its what many observant/orthodox jews do

Right....by "that", i meant why would Mezze make a video like that?

tufsu's next response will explain marketing, or how youtube works, I bet.  :P

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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2013, 05:32:19 PM »
^ that would be called davening....or praying....its what many observant/orthodox jews do

Right....by "that", i meant why would Mezze make a video like that?
Because they have a great sense of humor.  :)   I would like to see a menu, but can't find one anywhere.  I am hoping they will do traditional potato pancakes, cheese blintz's and my very favorite potato knish!   Haven't had good ones for many years now.  ;)
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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2013, 05:56:16 PM »
^ that would be called davening....or praying....its what many observant/orthodox jews do

Right....by "that", i meant why would Mezze make a video like that?
Because they have a great sense of humor.  :)   I would like to see a menu, but can't find one anywhere.  I am hoping they will do traditional potato pancakes, cheese blintz's and my very favorite potato knish!   Haven't had good ones for many years now.  ;)

Didn't realize they specialized in Jewish foods..
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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #11 on: April 29, 2013, 06:01:46 PM »
I don't know if th
^ that would be called davening....or praying....its what many observant/orthodox jews do

Right....by "that", i meant why would Mezze make a video like that?
Because they have a great sense of humor.  :)   I would like to see a menu, but can't find one anywhere.  I am hoping they will do traditional potato pancakes, cheese blintz's and my very favorite potato knish!   Haven't had good ones for many years now.  ;)

Didn't realize they specialized in Jewish foods..
I don't know if they do or not, but with the heavy marketing using Jewish religious humor I am hoping they give us some good Jewish treats like those I mentioned above.  If anyone finds a menu, please share it!  Thanks.
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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2013, 09:29:44 AM »
I don't know if th
^ that would be called davening....or praying....its what many observant/orthodox jews do

Right....by "that", i meant why would Mezze make a video like that?
Because they have a great sense of humor.  :)   I would like to see a menu, but can't find one anywhere.  I am hoping they will do traditional potato pancakes, cheese blintz's and my very favorite potato knish!   Haven't had good ones for many years now.  ;)

Didn't realize they specialized in Jewish foods..
I don't know if they do or not, but with the heavy marketing using Jewish religious humor I am hoping they give us some good Jewish treats like those I mentioned above.  If anyone finds a menu, please share it!  Thanks.

Their website, which is not fully operational yet:
http://mezzejax.com/
From the front page, it appears that it is all pizza.

Mezze is Middle Eastern, and considering it is basically a rebranded Layla's, I'd say its Arab. That's the whole point of the video. They are playing on a stereotype that Jews don't like Arabs/Arab food, so it must be really good if this Orthodox Jew approves. Leaving aside the question of whether it is offensive, insensitive, or in bad taste, it certainly is not funny. Saying that video demonstrates a "great sense of humor" is...humorous.

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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2013, 10:04:25 AM »
^ My thoughts exactly.
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Re: Urban Construction Update - April 2013
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2013, 11:43:12 AM »
I hope someone will get pix of the inside of the old courthouse and the broad st "hotel" before construction begins, if there's any significant architecture or artifacts left inside!

The old federal courthouse plans contain restoration of certain historic parts of the interior, including the 5th floor courtroom.