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Scenes from River City Pride

On October 6-7, 2018, Jacksonville celebrated the 40th anniversary of River City Pride, the city's largest LGBTQ celebration. Join The Jaxson for a photo tour of Saturday's parade and block party in Five Points. Read More

FAMU's Homecoming Exposes Black History Lesson

Founded in 1887 in Tallahassee and situated on the former plantation site of Duval County namesake Governor William Pope Duval, Florida A&M University (FAMU) is the fifth largest historically black university in the country by enrollment and the only public historically black university in Florida. A trip to FAMU's annual homecoming is also a true authentic Floridian experience that can also serve as a black economic history lesson. Read More

Exposing History: Eastside's Ambrosia Cake Bakeries

Industrial buildings have special stories to tell if we’re willing to listen. During its 93-year history, potato chips, desert cakes and bicycles have been manufactured in this historic Eastside property. Here's a look into a bit of lost urban core history. Read More

Spirit Animal Beer and Wine Bar Coming to Five Points

The sibling entrepreneurs behind Grassroots Natural Market want the old house at the corner of Forbes and Margaret Streets to be your Spirit Animal - or at least your new spot for craft beer, wine, and pie. And they just might reshape a back street of Five Points for the better. Read More

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