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6 More Unique Products Made In Jax

Jacksonville's manufacturing scene is a Florida anomaly. Jacksonville is home to several manufacturers making products that one may not expect to find in the area. Here's a few.


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Stories Behind the Concrete Slabs of Jax: Part II

Part two of Metro Jacksonville's series that highlights the lost stories behind downtown Jacksonville's surface parking lots.


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Urban Construction Update - June 2015

Major construction projects have returned to the landscape of Jacksonville's urban core. Find out where (and more) as we take a brief look at the status of various developments under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of June 2015.


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The Day the Movies Died: Southbank’s Rich Film History

From EU Jacksonville: Jacksonville has permitted more than 400 film, television, and digital media productions. Vincent Vega (John Travolta) called the city “a great asset” due to the diverse locations after shooting Lonely Hearts and Basic here. Written by Brenton Crozier.


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Jacksonville's Next Interstate: I-795

Progress continues on the construction of Jacksonville's next interstate. Here's an update on the project's status.

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Urban Living in Jacksonville: St. Johns Park

Metro Jacksonville takes a stroll through St. Johns Park.

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The Forgotten Rivers of Jacksonville

The St. Johns River isn't the only river in the River City! Today, Metro Jacksonville's Kristen Pickrell takes a look at Jacksonville's other rivers, while sharing interesting facts about each.


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26 Panels: A History of the Stonewall Uprising.

This month is the annual Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, the most pivotal event in the long march towards LGBT equality. Karrissa Wade and Hemming Park will be hosting the Stonewall in the Park June 28th from 1pm till 10pm to commemorate it. 

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City turns James Weldon Johnson's birthsite to a park

LaVilla has a new park within a stone's throw of the Prime Osborn Convention Center. “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” Park is located at the intersection of Houston and Lee Streets. This is the birthsite of James Weldon Johnson. Here's a look at downtown's latest park.


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America's Largest Cities Without A Downtown Starbucks (...

Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse company in the world, with 21,536 stores in 64 countries and territories, including 12,218 in the United States. However,if you're looking for Frappauccino in one of these city's downtowns you'll find yourself out of luck. Here's the five largest cities in the United States where you won't find a single…

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5 Major Developments Rising Along State Road 9B

Stretching into northern St. Johns County, in three years, Jacksonville's fourth interstate highway will open to traffic, spurring additional development in what is already one of the fastest growing areas in the state. Here's a look at five major developments that will benefit from the accessibility this highway will offer.


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