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The Drive-In Theatres of Jacksonville

For 69 years, drive-in movie theaters entertained generations of Jaxsons. Today, their remnants are hard to find in the city’s modern landscape. Here is a look at sixteen drive-in theaters that operated in town between 1939 and 2008. Read More

Two food hall concepts in Jacksonville

Waiting for a food hall to open in Jacksonville? Some would argue various versions of the concept already exist and operate successfully in town. Pictured here and located outside downtown, Apna Bazar and RD International Market both quietly offer diverse culinary and dining experiences. Read More

5 Arab American historic sites in LaVilla

Starting with the arrival of the first immigrants in the 1890s, Arab Americans have had a major impact on the growth and development of Jacksonville. Many early immigrants lived and operated businesses in LaVilla. In honor of National Arab American Heritage Month, here's a look at five sites in LaVilla with connections to Jacksonville's vibrant Arab American community. Read More

Marina Support Building seeks DDRB final approval

A look at the latest renderings for a marina support building and restuarant at the Shipyards mixed-use development site. The project will seek final Downtown Development Review Board approval on April 11. Take a look and let us know what you think of the latest proposed design. Read More

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