Why Jax

Jacksonville is a city rich with culture, community, and great people, but our best stories so often go untold. In Why Jax, The Coastal strives to shed light on why Jacksonville is a fantastic place to live.
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A Running List of What’s Coming to Durbin Park

LAST UPDATED MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27 AT 11:20 AMLast week we highlighted the impressive rendering videos of the upcoming The Pavilion at Durbin Park project.Once...
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Is Jacksonville Dangerous for Pedestrians? (Yes, It Is)

Last month, the Jacksonville metropolitan area was named the fourth most dangerous city in the country for pedestrians by the National Complete Streets Coalition.The study...
Islamic Center of Northeast Florida, Jacksonville

Meet Jacksonville’s Thriving Muslim Community

Muslim-Americans have been in the news quite a bit as of late, and it hasn't been for the best of reasons.Islamophobia in America is...
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Love Wins in Jacksonville as Human Rights Ordinance Expansion Passes Council...

In the evening hours of Valentine's Day, the Jacksonville City Council voted to approve an expansion of the city's human rights ordinance to include...
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Jax Startup Spotlight: site.print.go!

One of the most difficult parts of starting a business is creating a consistent and effective marketing and branding strategy.Local entrepreneur Irhad Mutic looks...
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PHOTOS: Art Walk Comes Back Strong

Downtown Jacksonville's monthly Art Walk has evolved into one of the city's most culturally significant events. Its popularity has grown rapidly in the past...
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Sights and Sounds from the “No Human Is Illegal” Protest

Over the past week or so, protests have erupted in several major American cities over an immigration-related executive order from President Donald Trump that many...
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A Local Sidekick for Jacksonville’s New IKEA

There's a whole lot of excitement in Jacksonville about IKEA coming to town, and one new local company has turned the new store's opening into...
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Get Home Safe on New Year’s Eve with These Ride Options

With just a few days remaining before the end of 2016, most residents are either in the process of making New Year's Eve plans,...
Chips 4 Change

JBA’s Chips 4 Change Shows Its Hand for Charity

Got the itch to play some poker?Jacksonville Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section will be putting on a bounty-style charity poker tournament on Thursday, January...

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