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Crane Ramen Is Opening In Five Points Later This Month
Crane Ramen will be opening a location in Five Points at 1029 Park Street. They will be located between 8th Day Tattoo and Jane Doe Boutique. They are expected to open by the end of February and are planning on having a cocktail bar at the location.
They have another location in Gainesville which opened four years ago. Crane Ramen was Gainesville’s first craft ramen restaurant, serving scratch-made broths topped with the finest ingredients. Their dishes are also great for sharing and pair well with their signature cocktails, craft beer, or premium sake. All of their broths are made in house and take over 24 hours of slow simmering to create the rich and delicate flavors.
Their menu will include several varieties of ramen, including market veggie miso, pork-bone broth ramen, spicy pulled pork paitan ramen and a cold ramen tossed with vegetables in a ginger dressing. Other choices include pan-fried pork dumplings, pork belly steamed buns and wok-fried chicken thighs.
Crane Ramen will be open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the bar open with a limited menu until 2 a.m.... [Read More]
The 2018 Super Bowl Commercials
The Patriots will face the Eagles in a Super Bowl for a second time this Sunday February 4th and while what happens on the field is of the utmost importance, what happens when the telecast goes to break is a pretty big deal too.
The Super Bowl is not only one of the single biggest sporting event every year, but its massive viewership also makes it one of the biggest marketing opportunities for brands each year. That's why a 30-second television commercial during this year's big game will average over $5 million.
It's no surprise that advertising during the Super Bowl has become somewhat of a competition on its own, since many people who aren't all that interested in the game itself will tune in just for the commercials. Brands will often get the help of celebrities or use other strategies to get people talking about their advertising.
Below are some of the companies and their ad titles that you can expect to see on Super Bowl Sunday.
Bud Light - "The Bud Knight"
Coca-Cola - "The Wonder of Us"
Budweiser - "Stand By You"
Stella Artois - "Taps"
PETA - "Redemption"
M&M... [Read More]
The Newest Indoor Water Park Resort In Georgia Is Opening May 31
The Great Wolf Lodge, Georgia’s first indoor waterpark is opening in Lagrange on May 31st. Great Wolf will have 457 guest suites with 500,000 square feet of entertainment space with a 100,00 square foot indoor water park which is a comfortable 84 degrees the whole year round. Other family activities include a rope course, mini-golf course, bowling, arcade, rock wall, story time, an interactive magical game, and more.
Consider Great Wolf Lodge resort in Georgia to experience true family fun. Located right outside Atlanta, Great Wolf Lodge provides the ultimate water park experience, rain or shine, for your pack at our indoor water park resort. With games, attractions, and activities throughout the resort, there are tons of fun things to do keeping your kids busy for hours – and even better – it’s all under one roof. They also offer suite options, on-site dining and shopping outlets, and a kid’s spa.
If you book your vacation by March 23rd, you will enjoy family-fun activities, water park thrills and memories that you'll keep for a lifetime! Stay at the newest indoor water park resort in Georgia and receive up to 30% off the best available rate. For more details or to book go to greatwolf.com or ... [Read More]
Bistro Aix Will Reopen On February 8th In San Marco
The Bistro Aix restaurant will reopen to the public on Feb. 8. The restaurant at 1440 San Marco Blvd. sustained heavy damage due to Hurricane Irma and has been closed since early September.
Hurricane Irma caused widespread flooding in San Marco, Riverside/Avondale and other communities along the St. Johns River. Bistro Aix had over 3 feet of water in it for over 12 hours.
The restaurant is updating the interior and will now have a lighter color palette in the floors, curtains and subway tile in the open kitchen. The 45-seat private dining room, which previously featured dark reds and black, will now be a white room with dark oak furniture.
The marketplace counter in Bistro Aix has also been replaced with a ten-seat farm table. Outdoor patio tables and couches are available on a first-come, first-serve basis... [Read More]
HANK WILLIAMS JR.TO PLAY THE ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE AND TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly welcomes Country music Entertainer of the Year, Grammy award winner and Country music Hall of Famer Hank Williams Jr. to the stage on Friday, April 6, 2018. Tickets for Hank Williams Jr. go on sale this Friday, February 2 at 10 a.m.
Hank Williams Jr.’s extremely impressive resume has spawned 70 million albums sold worldwide, six platinum albums, 20 gold albums, 13 Number 1 albums and 10 Number 1 singles. Marking 52 years since his first album in 1964, Hank Jr. released It’s About Time (Nash Icon Records) in 2016. In addition to the history-making “Are You Ready for the Country,” the project included new tunes such as “Dress like an Icon,” “Just Call Me Hank,” “It’s About Time,” and “The Party’s On” as well as re-recorded versions of classics “Mental Revenge” and “Born to Boogie” with Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore and Brad Paisley on guitar. It’s About Time is Hank’s 37th album in his five decade career.
Hank Williams Jr. continues to add accolades to an extremely impressive resume, which includes ACM Entertainer of the Year, CMA Entertainer of the Year and BMI Icon in addition to winning... [Read More]
Articles - Sports
Jaguars Will Hold Football Practice at Bartram Trail High School
JACKSONVILLE – (via jaguars.com) The Jaguars are taking training camp back to school – and into the community.
And they’re doing it this summer in about as significant a fashion as an NFL team can do it, moving a training camp practice to a local high school.
The Jaguars will hold one 2014 training camp practice – Monday, July 28 at 7 p.m. – at Bartram Trail High School in St. Johns County, Jaguars President Mark Lamping and General Manager David Caldwell announced Wednesday morning.
The practice will be free and open to the public.
“It’s just another sign that the Jaguars want to be fully integrated into the community,” Lamping said Wednesday after the announcement, which took place at the Florida Blue Health and Wellness Practice Fields shortly before the Jaguars’ second practice of 2014 organized team activities.
“Sometimes, you need to take the show on the road.”
St. Johns County Superintendent of Schools Joseph Joyner said the practice will be a huge event for the county. The NFL rebuilt Bartram Trail’s field as part of preparations for the Super Bowl at EverBank Field in February 2005.
“There will be a big crowd,” he sa... [Read More]
Jaguars Get High Marks on Draft Picks
JACKSONVILLE – The grades are pretty much done.
And for the most part, the Jaguars’ draft has received an overwhelmingly positive response from those who grade such things.
Mel Kiper, Jr., of ESPN. Pete Prisco of CBS Sports
Rob Rang of CBSSports.com and NFLDraftScout.com. Bryan Fischer of NFL.com.
Evan Silva of Rotoworld. Sports Illustrated. Peter Schrager of Fox Sports.
All weighed in on the 2014 NFL Draft in recent days, and as it turned out, the Jaguars’ draft carried quite a bit of weight with all of the aforementioned analysts, who one by one ranked the Jaguars’ effort over the three-day draft among the best in the league.
Kiper, one of the most highly-recognized draft analysts, liked the Jaguars adding wide receiversMarqise Lee and Allen Robinson in Round 2, and gave the Jaguars an “A.” Chris Burke and Doug Farrar of SI.com called getting Lee and Robinson in Round 2 “remarkable,” and gave the Jaguars’ overall draft an “A-.”
While some analysts were disagreed over the selection of quarterback Blake Bortles of Central Florida at No. 3 overall, Prisco loved the selection and... [Read More]
FSU QB Jameis Winston cited for shoplifting lobster and crawfish from Publix
Heisman trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston was cited for shoplifting $32.72 worth of seafood at a Publix grocery store in Tallahassee, Fla., on Tuesday night, Leon County Director of Law Enforcement Michael Wood said in a news conference Wednesday.
He left with crab legs and crawfish. Before leaving the Publix, he put back the butter he had in his cart but left with the other items. We aren't sure what he was thinking but he is back in the spotlight with now indisputable video evidence.
Wood said Winston left the supermarket at 800 Ocala Road without paying for crab legs and crawfish shortly before 9 p.m., and when police arrived at his residence after midnight Winston said he "forgot" to pay upon being interviewed.
"He was very cooperative and he seemed fairly honest in that he did not pay for the item," Wood said.... [Read More]
2016 Curling Championships Coming To Jacksonville
Jacksonville has been selected as the site for the 2016 USA Curling National Championships. This will be the first time that a curling national championship will take place in the Sunshine State. The Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena will serve as the venue for the event, which will be staged Feb. 6-13, 2016.
“We extend a warm welcome to a cool sport,” said Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown. “Jacksonville has become a premier venue and destination for a wide range of major sporting events, and we’re honored to have the 2016 Curling National Championships in our city. We look forward to hosting America’s top curling teams, as well as their fans from far and wide.” The weeklong national championships feature the top 20 men’s and women’s teams competing for the chance to represent the U.S. at the 2016 world championships.
“This decision was made based upon a very strong bid from the various partners in Jacksonville, as well as many, many meetings between USA Curling and Jacksonville that have convinced all of us that this is a good move for many reasons,” said Rick Patzke, USA Curling chief operating officer. “In the past year, curling has landed on island ... [Read More]
SHARKS CALM STORM ON FRIDAY NIGHT 60-41
JACKSONVILLE – Taking advantage of an opportunistic defense that forced five turnovers, the Jacksonville Sharks improved to 2-0 at home on Friday night, beating the Tampa Bay Storm by a 60-41 count on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Jacksonville (2-2) jumped out to an early 13-0 lead thanks to the first of those turnovers. After R.J. Archer opened the game with a one-yard touchdown run. Tampa Bay (3-2) quarterback Randy Hippeard lost control of the snap on the Storm’s ensuing drive. Jack linebacker Charlie Hunt pounced on the loose ball to set the Sharks up at the Storm 16. On the very next play, starting quarterback R.J. Archer took a hard hit and left the game for one play and Aaron Garcia stepped on to the field wearing a Jacksonville uniform for the first time since 2011. Garcia needed just one snap to make an impact, throwing Mardy Gilyard open for a diving 24-yard touchdown catch that gave the Sharks that two-score lead.
Archer bounced back after missing that one snap, playing the rest of the game under center. Following the Storm’s first score of the game – a touchdown from Hippeard to Justin Hilton, Archer fired a five-yard scoring strike to London Crawford, giving the Sharks a 20-7 lead. But... [Read More]
Articles - Food
New Brewery Coming To Jacksonville Beach
Jacksonville Beach Fl - Rumors are correct, there is a new brewery coming to Jacksonville Beach.
Zeta Restaurant and bar will start brewing this spring. The restaurant, known for their delicious food and affordable weekend brunch is taking it to a new level. Zeta recently hired Chris Prevatt, who will be the head brewer. The restaurant has invested in a seven-barrel system and has filed permitting.
Zeta is hoping to have beer brewing by the end or March or mid April. Prevatt has been planning the new breweries ales and is hoping to have a India pale ale, rye pale, chocolate coffee stout and honey brown at launch. Prevatt plans on having 6 main lagers and a few seasonal ones after things get kicked off.
Prevatt is a experienced home brewer who attended Siebel Institute of Technology in Chicago, the best-known brewing school in the country.
Flavor Run Coming To Jacksonville
Jacksonville Fl - The Flavor Run is coming to Nocatee on April 5th 2014. The Flavor Run supports local charities and local businesses through creating a unique fun run engaging all of your senses; taste, smell, touch, hearing, and sight. During this family friendly 5k, there will be Flavor Stations that will cover you in fruit flavored (FDA Approved/All Natural Corn Starch) celebration color powder followed by a refreshing taste of delicious fruits.
The Flavor Run is meant for all levels and ages of runners. This 5K promotes a fun, family, community event where participants are coated from head to toe in different colored, fruit flavored, celebration powder at each mile. These FDA approved, all natural flavors, including banana, orange, grape, strawberry, watermelon, and blueberry will be spread throughout the run at aptly named "flavor stations" where runners will be covered with the powder as they run by.
YES. We said "fruit flavored" - Blueberry, strawberry, orange, banana, watermelon, and grape! Plus we have an awesome Post-Run Flavor Zone includes everything from fruit, vendors, live entertainment, and children's activities.
Sign up today for this fun, unique 5k experience. Our Flavor Team's Mi... [Read More]
Healthy Soup Options During the Cold and Flu Season
The variations of soups are endless given the number of different proteins, grains and vegetables one could choose. Soup is oh so nourishing and it provides hydration, electrolytes, and energy for your body. A warm cup of soup is often the go-to food of choice if you unfortunately fall ill during cold and flu season. But are all soups healthy?
Though comforting, soup typically has a high sodium content. One Cup of canned soup often has anywhere from 480 to 890 milligrams of sodium; this can reach up to 38% of the recommended maximum daily allowance of 2300 milligrams.
If cream is used as the foundation for soup, such as in a bisque or chowder, the fat content may rise above 10 grams per cup; that’s 90 calories from fat! So how does one justify enjoying this simple dish while still meeting healthy standards?
One option is to cook from scratch; by doing this you can replace the salt with herbs and spices. The outcome can be successful if you are comfortable in the kitchen or following a great recipe. Unfortunately for me, I tried this myself and results were inconsistent; sometimes very flavorful and other times my soup was quite watery. Another alternative for healthy people without kidney issues is to use a potassium based salt su... [Read More]
Champagne on a Budget:
A Guide to First Class Taste on a Young Professional Budget:
Lux: Dom Perpignan Champagne $150
Dom Perignon is a prestife cuvee owned by Moët & Chandon. DP is aged at least 7 years before release to ensure maximum deliciousness.
Less: Roederer Estate Brut $20
Roederer Estate Brut is a sub $20 sparkling wine from California, it is similar to Dom in the look in feel.
Lux: Veuve Clicquot Champagne $40
Veuve Clicquot’s yellow label is perhaps the most well marketed Champagne on the face of the planet.
Less: J. Laurens Brut Cremant de Limoux $14
A great Cremant de Limoux or Cremant de Bourgogne will be equal to or even beat ‘Yellow Label’ for less that $20. We love Lu... [Read More]
Its A Eggnog Time Of Year
Oh yes, it’s that time of year again… eggnog time! Not that you can’t make eggnog all year round—we actually do—but this is officially the eggnog season.
Here are a couple recipes you might want to try:
The Southern Comfort Eggnog (single serving)Ingredients: 1 oz. Southern Comfort 3 oz. eggnog Garnish: Nutmeg
Or make your own Mix and eggnog (party - 10 servings)
Ingredients:1 quart milk 1 pint heavy cream 12 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pint whiskey 12 egg whites 1 cup white sugar 1 pinch ground nutmeg
Directions:In a large bowl, blend the milk, cream, egg yolks, vanilla and whiskey using a hand mixer until smooth and creamy. In a separate bowl, whip egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually sprinkle in the sugar while continuing to whip until stiff. Fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture, and pour into a punch bowl or large pitcher. Serve in mugs or cups garnished with a sprinkle of nutmeg.
However you plan to spend the holidays - we wish you a Merry Christmas and please Drink Responsibly.... [Read More]
Articles - Entertainment
Things To Do This Week Downtown
Things To Do This Week Downtown
Family Fun Oct. 2: Pictures in the Park: Big Hero 6 Oct. 3: Riverside Arts Market: Filipino Pride Day Oct. 3: Censored! Voices of the Banned – A Readers Theater Production Oct. 3: 4th Annual Jax Truckies Food Truck ChampionshipLive Music + Nightlife Oct. 1: The Elbow Social Oct. 1: That Bold City Party @ EverBank Fields Pool Decks Oct. 1: Blues, Brews, and BBQ Oct. 2: Friday Night Live Finale Oct. 3: Booker T. Jones Oct. 3: Riverside Fine Arts Presents: Red Baraat
Arts + Culture Oct. 1-4: Home and Patio Show Oct. 1: That Bold City Party @ EverBank Fields Pool Decks Oct. 2: Jacksonville Symphony: Beethoven and More Oct. 2-3: Free Community Concerts Oct. 3: Happy Halloween Sugar Skull Paint Party
Sports + FitnessOct. 3: Marine Corps Half Marathon & Freedom 5K Oct. 3: Jacksonville Armada vs. Indy Eleven
Business and Networking Oct. 4: JAX READS! Book Signing with Jacqueline Woodson Oct. 5: Florida Forum Speaker Series – Ehud Barak
... [Read More]
Oktoberfest Coming to Anheuser- Busch Brewery on September 12,2015
Anheuser- Busch is bringing an authentic German Oktoberfest to the Jacksonville Brewery on Saturday, September 12th. The event will begin at noon and go until 6pm at the brewery located at 111 Busch Drive on the northside of Jacksonville off I-95. The Oktoberfest will begin with a ceremonial tapping of the first keg by a brewmaster and local Jacksonville dignitaries. Once the keg is tapped, guest 21 and over will have the opportunity to participate in a ceremonial toast. In Germany, the mayor of Munich taps the ceremonial first keg of Spaten each year and announces "O'zapft is!" or "It is tapped!" Following the toast, visitors are invited to enjoy a variety of German-style beers, such as Spaten, Franziskaner and other seasonal favorites. There will also be traditional German fare such as Bratwurst, Bravarian pretzels and Gingerbread cookies. There will also be traditional German games along with entertainment and music. Adult Tickets are $30* for guests 21+. Besides admission to the event and a chance to enjoy all the entertainment and festivities, each ticket includes: Commemorative Oktoberfest Stein 2 Beers 1 Food Item Additional food, beer and sof... [Read More]
A Night Well Spent @ Painting with a Twist
Finding something fun to do in Jacksonville isn’t a very hard task, and finding somewhere to have a good drink is an even easier one. After some exploring the area, I stumbled upon Painting with a Twist in San Marco, an eclectic little painting studio that offers painting lessons with the perks of enjoying an adult beverage at the same time. The studio has a welcoming family feel as it is owned and operated by brother-sister duo and Jacksonville natives, Geri and Josh Bernard. From birthday parties, Bachelorette celebrations, or simply because you have a night off they provide the paint and you have all the fun!
Classes for every skill level are offered every week, and also open for private party bookings if you are looking to have a special gathering. Sizes of classes vary from a ten person private party to going on forty to make for a packed house. The best part about Painting with a Twist is that no experience is necessary, every painting is taught step-by-step by an instructor on stage going at your pace. The team motto is even “Fun art, not fine art” as they want you and your crew to have fun while creating a one-of-a-kind piece of art to take home at the end of the night.
In my class, we were p... [Read More]
Jax July Bucket List
Summer isn’t over, were just getting started! Time to grab your friends and family and check out all that Jacksonville has to offer, especially during the summer months. The month of July features all sorts of events, concerts, festivals, and of course plenty of sunshine in the 904 area. Check out 904 Happy Hour’s Bucket List of the top things to do and see before summer comes to a close!
1. Spend a Day on the Beach
What better way to spend a day off then sitting in the sunshine and catching some rays? From reading a book to taking a swim, you can’t go wrong with a day at one of Jacksonville’s beaches. Check out Atlantic Beach or Neptune Beach right along the Atlantic Coast, each with plenty of public beach access points and white sands perfect for relaxing. Heading a little further south? Right down A1A you can find Mickler’s Beach in the beautiful Ponte Vedra Beach.
2. Learn to do Yoga
Getting in shape for beach season is a must do! With studios new and old all over Jacksonville, yoga is a great workout for both the body and the mind. Places such as Big Fish Power Yoga and Yoga Mix offer classes for every skill level and specials for new customers as well! Namaste![Read More]
Clash of the Country Music Festivals
(June 21, 2015 Jacksonville, FL) Summers in Jacksonville have always had a lot of events happen from concerts, summer camps, beach festivals, Fourth of July celebrations and, of course, The Florida Country Superfest. Last year’s Country Superfest was our first annual festival that sold out due to the artists who performed last year. CMA Fest last year was a week before Florida Country Superfest which worked out well. It at least gave the fans a chance to go to CMA Fest before they went to Florida Country Superfest. This year’s festival, however, was in competition against Nashville’s own CMA Fest, which is a really bad idea. The consequences for this could be low ticket sales, a lineup that may be a hit or miss line up, and frustration with the promoters who scheduled the Superfest event. So, here is a comparison or “clash” of the country music festivals……It’s time for CMA Fest vs Florida Country Superfest.
Let’s talk about crowds. Each festival brings in a lot of people; some of them come from all over the state, even some people from outside the country. CMA and Superfest brought in a lot of crowds last year by having the best choices for headliners. When performers were announced who would be clo... [Read More]
Articles - Community
List Of Downtown Jacksonville Tours You Must Checkout
Sometimes the best way to discover Downtown Jacksonville is with a little help from organizations that know it through and through. With these guided tours of Downtown, you’ll be sure to find old historic haunts and unearth some Downtown gems you didn’t know were there.
Top to Bottom Walking Tour (904-827-1845) Let Downtown expert Gary Sass be your guide, and hear the stories of the River City from the Great Fire to the First Hollywood. You’ll gaze across the city on a rooftop and explore the secret underground tunnels beneath Downtown. Cost is $20 per person, with seasonal discounts also available. Tours run every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tour attendees meet at the Jacksonville Landing escalators.
"River City Haunts" Walking Ghost Tour (904-827-1845)
Guided by lantern light, let "local ghosts" take you on a tour through streets, alleyways and haunted buildings throughout Downtown. You'll get to explore the city, while also learning about the horrific histories that took place here. Cost is $20 per person, with seasonal discounts also available. Tours run every Friday from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tour attendees meet at the Jacksonville Landing escalators.... [Read More]
Workout In Downtown Jacksonville
Need a change of scenery for your routine workout? Part three of our Downtown Itinerary series shows you how Downtown offers plenty of options indoors and outdoors to burn a few calories while enjoying Downtown’s scenery.
Source: Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union
Run or walk along the Riverwalk
There’s a built-in running track Downtown, and it’s called the Jacksonville Riverwalk. This scenic pedestrian pathway is a great place for short or long-distance running. Plus, chances are you’ll see other fitness friends along the way, especially in the busy late afternoon/early evening time-frame.
Whether you’re looking for a shorter route or testing your endurance on a longer run, Downtown provides great paths to get in that exercise. Running the bridges is a popular Downtown exercise routine with its beautiful skyline views. With the new and improved Southbank Riverwalk, you’ll enjoy every scenic second of your workout. MapMyRun is also a great source for Downtown run routes – it offers a database of more than a dozen Downtown routes mapped by locals.
Lifting weights, classes and more at Downtown gyms Need a place to pump iron or practice yoga in air... [Read More]
An Elite Force of Military Veterans From Jacksonville Planing To Take On ISIS
An elite force of military Veterans comprised of ex marines, rangers, seals, and scout snipers are taking the fight against ISIS into their own hands. The group, Veterans against ISIS, led by Veteran Sean Rowe who lives in Jacksonville fl are asking for your help. As of now, Sean has comprised a team of military Veterans from Jacksonville and surrounding areas that will ship out to the Middle East to protect civilians abroad suffering at the hands of Islamic extremists.
Determined to save lives abroad, Rowe told Fox News that there is no denying that innocent civilians in Iraq and Syria need help in the face of such pervasive extremism. "I'm a well-trained veteran with the best military in the world," he said, "and there's nothing more important than helping these innocent women and children being slaughtered over there."
Rowe mentioned that the biggest challenge he and his team currently face is a lack of resources. "We have most of what we need right now," he said, "but we are seeking to raise support because we can't take a lot of stuff with us." Unless they can garner further financial support, the group will be relying on locals for food, weaponry, and medical suppl... [Read More]
Memorial Day Bash at the Towncenter
Coming up on May 22nd from 9pm-2am at Blackfinn and in the surrounding parking lot at the St Johns Towncenter, there will be a huge Memorial Day Freedom Bash. Blackfinn Ameripub teamed up with Combat2College, Inc., Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, Veterans United Craft Brewery, 904 Happy Hour, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine and more to bring you this All American Event!
Enjoy great food, drinks, friends and live music to help raise money for local veteran and military non profits! With a voluntary $5 donation you will receive a complimentary cocktail and raffle ticket. Part of the proceeds from their specialty Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine drink menu and Scout Dog 44 will also be donated to these great organizations.
Combat 2 College is an organization who provides a bridge that connects veterans, service members, and their family members to resources in order to facilitate their success in post-secondary or higher education. Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation provides college scholarships and long term educational counseling to children of fallen patriots. This organization honors the lives of those who have sacrificed themselves for our country, ensuring the success of the ones they love.... [Read More]
Sneak Peak Of Vision For Shipyards Development Presented By Shad Khan
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 17, 2015 – The eagerly anticipated vision to transform the Shipyards riverfront downtown property into a vibrant entertainment and leisure district was presented today by Jaguars owner Shad Khan and team president Mark Lamping on behalf of Iguana Investments, a new development entity created by Khan specifically for the Shipyards project.
The vision was presented at the Jaguars’ annual state of the franchise event, where updates involving the Jaguars were shared with City leaders and news media in attendance, and online with the public via live streaming.
The property, which encompasses approximately 48 acres of City-owned property on the north bank of the St. Johns River, is central to Khan’s long-stated vision to bring new life and positive economic impact to Jacksonville’s urban core. By creating a year-round destination that bridges EverBank Field and the Sports Complex to Downtown Jacksonville, Khan said the Shipyards project – should it become reality – promises to serve the entire region for generations to come.
“The Shipyards would give Downtown Jacksonville the kind of iconic identity that many downtown districts in the United States enjoy an... [Read More]
Articles - Local News