A better plan is needed for River City Brewing Site


Downtown Investment Authority Board Meeting: Wed, Oct 14 at 2 p.m. Zoom Information:  Meeting ID 969 1322 2503, Passcode: 207965.  Email comments to Rmezini@coj.net  The River City Brewing Site on the Southbank is up for a decision by the Downtown Investment Authority to demolish the restaurant and give away the city owned property to a developer.   If approved, the | more...

A better plan is needed for River City Brewing Site2020-10-13T12:59:31-04:00

“Transform Downtown’s Riverfront” Video Online


On August 20, #GardenClubJax hosted Scenic Jacksonville Executive Director Nancy Powell and President Susan Caven along with St. Johns Riverkeeper Executive Director Jimmy Orth for a virtual discussion about our vision for a connected network of extensive public green space and active parks along Jacksonville’s Downtown riverfront that maximizes public access, reconnects the community to our river, and creates a sense | more...

“Transform Downtown’s Riverfront” Video Online2022-03-09T14:43:43-05:00

Action Alert: Metropolitan Park Bill 2019-0555


By Riverfront Parks Now on August 10, 2020 The future of the 23-acre Metropolitan Park is at stake and we need your help. In Bill 2019-0555, Mayor Curry is seeking the approval of the City Council to pay back one of the original grants received to establish Metropolitan Park in 1981. The bill would release the City from its obligation to continue | more...

Action Alert: Metropolitan Park Bill 2019-05552022-03-09T14:44:34-05:00

Riverfront Parks Now is a once in a lifetime opportunity


Scenic Jacksonville is excited to partner in Riverfront Parks Now, an initiative aimed at transforming the downtown Jacksonville riverfront into a gathering place for the community that stimulates surrounding economic development and makes our city more resilient for generations to come. This initiative is being led by a group of non-profit civic leaders including representatives from the Late Bloomers Garden | more...

Riverfront Parks Now is a once in a lifetime opportunity2023-04-03T23:46:21-04:00
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