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Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« on: August 27, 2009, 06:09:54 AM »
Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09



A look at one of Jacksonville's most vibrant areas for entertainment, people watching, cycling and walkability; Jacksonville Beach

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http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2009-aug-jacksonville-beach-summer-of-09

jeh1980

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2009, 06:24:21 AM »
I always like Jacksonville Beach and always will. Great photos!

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2009, 06:49:03 AM »
Great pictures.  I almost feel like I'm there on this dreary, rainy day.

I had no idea there was a roller coaster out there at some point.  And the beach was hopping way back in the day!  Wow

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2009, 07:43:56 AM »
I like the new medians and the new trees. Silver Date Palms, instead of the overused regular Date Palm. Just a little insight from an agricutlture major, those trees alone are worth about $8,000 each, and I may be estimating on the lower end. Still, great stuff.
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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2009, 08:41:12 AM »
I've said it before and I'll say it again--if there were a book of your photo tours, I'd buy at least ten of it.
The tourist would realize at once that he had struck the Land of Flowers - the City Beautiful!

Henry J. Klutho

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2009, 09:10:52 AM »
I think this article was just an excuse to take photos of pretty ladies in bikinis. BTW, could you publish the original size photos. ;)

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2009, 09:15:05 AM »
I like the new medians and the new trees. Silver Date Palms, instead of the overused regular Date Palm. Just a little insight from an agricutlture major, those trees alone are worth about $8,000 each, and I may be estimating on the lower end. Still, great stuff.
It is pretty, but as I see the work happenning, I question the wisdom of investing so many tax dollars in medians and landscaping.

Come on out this summer and watch the congestion nightmare. Those who live and work at the beaches deal with Orange Park like commutes. Devising a more efficient north/south corridor, as well as parking for beachgoers seems a more pressing need.

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2009, 09:23:01 AM »
Cross the ditch and its a new world....
And, that $115 will save Jacksonville from financial ruin. - Mayor John Peyton

“This is a game-changer. This is what I mean when I say taking Jacksonville to the next level.”
-Mayor Alvin Brown on new video boards at Everbank Field

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2009, 09:31:16 AM »
 @mtraininjax i agree with you totally. everything is different.
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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2009, 09:35:39 AM »
how about a tour and history of the old section of atlantic beach?

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2009, 10:49:21 AM »
A new Mellow Mushroom, quite large I may add, opened recently beside the old Harry's location. It Looks good and striking with the use of dark colors and rich wood on the exterior. I couldn't tell if it was stone, stucco, and painted cement, but looks good.
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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2009, 12:03:33 PM »
Will somebody PLEASE put the arcades and amusement park back on the Beach Walk? It is part of our heritage and would probably make a fortune in the summer alone.

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2009, 12:41:54 PM »
A little skeeball never hurt anyone did it?

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #13 on: August 27, 2009, 12:56:36 PM »
Yeah, and the punch board games were a flem flamers delight.

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Re: Jacksonville Beach: Summer of '09
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2009, 12:59:19 PM »
I just want the old Crab Pot back!