Author Topic: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?  (Read 9273 times)

civil42806

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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #60 on: October 23, 2009, 03:21:14 AM »
Anyone go to the Landing after a Jag game whats it like. It appears that only after the Fla/Ga do people stay downtown and thats because they are probably from out of town. People here dont see downtown as a place to linger. I never take Bay street  after an event at the stadium or V-center.

Well when i'm in town I take bay street from the convention center parking lot to I-10, but then I'm a evil suburbanite, so what do you expect ;) !. 

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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #61 on: October 23, 2009, 06:13:55 AM »
Hmmm Lake I wonder how many people outside of this board know about anything new opening at the Landing. Most only go during a holiday event. I am also surprised that the news even reported about the new lights on Bay Street since they are always looking for something negative to report.

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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #62 on: October 23, 2009, 06:23:33 AM »
Here is an article about some of the recent openings from the Jax Daily Record:

http://www.metrojacksonville.com/forum/index.php/topic,6501.0.html
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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #63 on: October 23, 2009, 08:13:50 AM »
I was at the Landing Sunday before the game, it was dead! I have the pics to prove it. After the game, however, the Landing was packed. I think it had something to do with a dog costume contest, though!

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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #64 on: October 23, 2009, 08:58:42 AM »
I was at the Landing Sunday before the game, it was dead! I have the pics to prove it. After the game, however, the Landing was packed. I think it had something to do with a dog costume contest, though!
Do you think the 1 o'clock kickoffs for the Jaguars affect that at all?  I would think there'd be more going on pre-game if the Jaguars were playing well enough to get more 4 PM slots or a couple evening games.  Having to get DT at 10:30-11 isn't really conducive to what the Landing currently has to offer at that time on a Sunday, or amenable to making it in the stadium by the start of the 12:30 pregame ceremonies, is it? 

How were the pre-game crowds last season for the Browns and Titans games at 4 PM, or the Steelers and Colts games in prime time?  I would expect a decent crowd at the Landing on Dec. 17, prior to the Thursday night game against the Colts.
« Last Edit: October 23, 2009, 09:04:34 AM by ac »

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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #65 on: October 23, 2009, 09:03:35 AM »
Yeah, all the 1 o'clock kick-offs really hurt the pregame festivities I believe.

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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #66 on: October 23, 2009, 09:05:14 AM »
I'm interested in what impact having Chicago Pizza and (possibly) an Ale House down there will have on pre- and post-game Landing traffic.  Average folks here clearly like chains and recognizable names.  I'm guilty of that myself.
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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #67 on: October 23, 2009, 09:07:22 AM »
I was at the Landing Sunday before the game, it was dead! I have the pics to prove it. After the game, however, the Landing was packed. I think it had something to do with a dog costume contest, though!

Go Yappy Hour!

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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #68 on: October 23, 2009, 09:30:27 AM »
There was a good crowd at the Landing before the night game against the Colts last year.  Of course, the Christmas tree/musical performances could have contributed.
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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #69 on: October 23, 2009, 06:33:31 PM »
The 1 o clock starts people tailgate, no need to go the Landing when you have your own free food and drinks.

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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #70 on: November 27, 2009, 11:56:23 PM »
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They BETTER repaint the paw prints!
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It's really weird to drive down Bay Street now when there isn't an event going on & other cars to fall in line with - with the addition of the "bright" directional lighting, it's almost sensory overload as there are a ton of bright green arrows & red X's to take in - & I'm not sure if the old traffic lights will continue to remain as they seem to be another layer of "not so vibrant" signals peppered in between.....from above it must look like an airport runway. 
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Re: City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?
« Reply #71 on: March 20, 2011, 02:13:55 PM »
Any word from the local tea party on this?