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From historic apartments to novels and cookbooks
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From historic apartments to novels and cookbooks

Call Box readers want to know why City Place Apartments are historic, where you can read Frank Slaughter's books and if Jacksonville Journal...

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Curious Jax: City Place Apartments have historic background
News 4 days ago
Curious Jax: City Place Apartments have historic background

City Place Apartments at 311 W. Ashley St. were designated a local historic landmark site in 2009. The 16-story condo building, formerly known as...

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Mayor’s panel approves incentives for natural gas export facility on Jacksonville’s Northside
News 6 days ago
Mayor’s panel approves incentives for natural gas export facility on Jacksonville’s Northside

Eagle LNG Partners LLC is seeking $23 million in city of Jacksonville incentives for building a half-billion dollar liquefied natural gas export...

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Armada wins committee backing for downtown Jacksonville stadium
News 6 days ago
Armada wins committee backing for downtown Jacksonville stadium

The Jacksonville Armada's bid for a downtown soccer-specific stadium cleared one hurdle Tuesday, winning approval from the Mayor's Budget Review...

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Jacksonville’s Longest Table: Different people with different stories ’break bread together’
News 1 week ago
Jacksonville’s Longest Table: Different people with different stories ’break bread together’

Jacksonville's Longest Table: At the JAX Chamber's annual Longest Table community dinner, a cross section of people from across the city get to...

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RH plans luxury home furnishings store possibly with rooftop restaurant at St. Johns Town Center
News 2 weeks ago
RH plans luxury home furnishings store possibly with rooftop restaurant at St. Johns Town Center

Luxury home furnishings retailer RH is one step closer to opening a store - potentially with a rooftop restaurant and wine bar - at St. Johns Town...

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Garbage collection schedules change Monday in some Jacksonville neighborhoods
News 2 weeks ago
Garbage collection schedules change Monday in some Jacksonville neighborhoods

A growing city means some of the suburban areas that Waste Pro Jacksonville serves with garbage collection will change beginning Monday. Some...

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Jacksonville's Jewish Federation has new name, expanded mission
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Jacksonville's Jewish Federation has new name, expanded mission

The newly merged Jewish Federation & Foundation of Northeast Florida is working to serve more of the 17,000-member Jewish community in the region....

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Atlantic Beach city leaders seek residents' input on plan for parks, multi-use paths
News 3 weeks ago
Atlantic Beach city leaders seek residents' input on plan for parks, multi-use paths

Atlantic Beach city leaders are holding public meetings Tuesday and Wednesday night to gather residents' input to help develop sustainable plans...

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Hundreds of families without hot water and heat for weeks at former Eureka Garden complex as gas line gets replaced
News 3 weeks ago
Hundreds of families without hot water and heat for weeks at former Eureka Garden complex as gas line gets replaced

For weeks, the entire underground gas line infrastructure for Valencia Way, formerly known as Eureka Garden, has been in the process of being...

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Apple Rose Beauty receives Nation of Neighbors grant by Royal Neighbors of America
News 1 month ago
Apple Rose Beauty receives Nation of Neighbors grant by Royal Neighbors of America

Founder of the Apple Rose Beauty cosmetics organization received a $10,000 grant for her support of human trafficking survivors through the sale of...

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Longtime Jacksonville furniture store is closing shop; close-out sale begins Thursday
News 1 month ago
Longtime Jacksonville furniture store is closing shop; close-out sale begins Thursday

The 8081 Philips Highway store, Agnes Agatha, opened in 1979 as Decorative Fabrics. Longtime Jacksonville furniture store Agnes Agatha will begin...

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In Putnam County, could a once 'dying' city be coming back to life?
News 1 month ago
In Putnam County, could a once 'dying' city be coming back to life?

Palatka was called a dying city by the Florida League of Cities. But new data suggest Palatka and Putnam County have new life. PALATKA | Breck...

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Developer buys historic Jacksonville high-rise for luxury apartments, upscale rooftop restaurant & grocery
News 1 month ago
Developer buys historic Jacksonville high-rise for luxury apartments, upscale rooftop restaurant & grocery

The old Independent Life Tower on West Duval Street in Jacksonville, once the tallest building in Florida, has been soldto a developer who plans to...

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'Miracle' warehouse donation expands Jacksonville food bank's capacity, ability to serve the hungry
News 1 month ago
'Miracle' warehouse donation expands Jacksonville food bank's capacity, ability to serve the hungry

Businessman Carlton H. Spence gave Feeding Northeast Florida a 45,000-square-foot warehouse, including 33,000 square feet of critical freezer and...

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Mark Woods: Park renaming isn't about rewriting history — it's about getting it right
News 1 month ago
Mark Woods: Park renaming isn't about rewriting history — it's about getting it right

Mark Woods: Park renaming isn't about rewriting history - it's about getting it right Yvonne Anderson Monroe pulled a tarp off a new sign last...

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Public meeting Thursday about planned East San Marco shopping center in Jacksonville
News 1 month ago
Public meeting Thursday about planned East San Marco shopping center in Jacksonville

Neighborhood residents can weigh in Thursday during a public meeting about plans for the Publix-anchored East San Marco shopping center at Atlantic...

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Grumpy's Restaurant happily embarks on Northeast Florida expansion
News 1 month ago
Grumpy's Restaurant happily embarks on Northeast Florida expansion

Revitalized by new owners - a husband and wife team - who revamped the menu and updated the restaurant, Grumpy's, is once-again a popular, thriving...

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Gateway Girl Scouts close controversial sale of Middleburg camp
News 1 month ago
Gateway Girl Scouts close controversial sale of Middleburg camp

New owner canceled borrow-pit plan, now envisions a camping destination with continued use by Jacksonville-area Girl Scouts. Some neighbors worry...

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S.C.-based women's lifestyle brand to open St. Johns Town Center store
News 1 month ago
S.C.-based women's lifestyle brand to open St. Johns Town Center store

Jacksonville store will be the 13th for the company, which launched in 2009. Spartina 449, a South Carolina-based women's lifestyle brand, will...

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Baldwin opens rare town-run grocery store to fill food gap
News 1 month ago
Baldwin opens rare town-run grocery store to fill food gap

The town in southwestern Duval County lost its sole full-service grocery store when Rowe's IGA closed a year ago. So Mayor Sean Lynch and the Town...

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Construction of Panera Bread, other restaurants begins soon in Jacksonville's Brooklyn neighborhood
News 1 month ago
Construction of Panera Bread, other restaurants begins soon in Jacksonville's Brooklyn neighborhood

Construction on a new Panera Bread and other restaurants will begin soon at Brooklyn Place shopping center on RIverside Avenue in downtown...

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New hotel, retail proposed for former Neptune Beach Kmart site
News 1 month ago
New hotel, retail proposed for former Neptune Beach Kmart site

A proposal to develop a boutique hotel, restaurants, retail at former Kmart center move ahead, with the first phase set for early next year,...

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Sunday Notebook: GE Appliances transforms old Sears warehouse
News 1 month ago
Sunday Notebook: GE Appliances transforms old Sears warehouse

This is a roundup of Jacksonville-area business and real estate news. GE Appliances has completed its renovation of the former Sears warehouse in...

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Insomnia Cookies delivers late night sweet treats on Jacksonville's Southside
News 1 month ago
Insomnia Cookies delivers late night sweet treats on Jacksonville's Southside

Insomnia Cookies delivers fresh-baked cookies, brownies and other sweet treats until 3 a.m. daily on from Jacksonville's Southside including the...

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Jacksonville Beach landmark Crab Shack land sold
News 2 months ago
Jacksonville Beach landmark Crab Shack land sold

Mike and Elaine Ashourian purchased the property under lease to Joe's Crab Shack, which will continue to operate. The Joe's Crab Shack property,...

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YMCA's New American Welcome Center builds connections between refugees and Jacksonville community
News 2 months ago
YMCA's New American Welcome Center builds connections between refugees and Jacksonville community

The center, which opened in March as the first Y offering of its kind in Florida, offers refugees and immigrants friendship and resources, with...

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GE Appliances transforms old Sears warehouse in Jacksonville into smart distribution center
News 2 months ago
GE Appliances transforms old Sears warehouse in Jacksonville into smart distribution center

The warehouse is the latest addition to the company's $150 million national investment to expand its smart distribution network. GE Appliances has...

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Catholic Diocese seeks 'new options' for aging Providence Center site in downtown Jacksonville
News 2 months ago
Catholic Diocese seeks 'new options' for aging Providence Center site in downtown Jacksonville

The former Immaculate Conception School building, which was built sometime after the Great Fire of 1901, was turned into an ecumenical social...

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Jacksonville's last Sears department store to close by year end
News 2 months ago
Jacksonville's last Sears department store to close by year end

As part of a series of store closings around the country instituted over the summer, Sears' owners said it will shutter its facility at The Avenue...

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