In the Community

The Jacksonville community is thriving and constantly growing, and a new generation of Jacksonville residents is helping to shape the city for years to come. Here, we profile some of the people and organizations that are making a difference in our community.

In the Community

The Jacksonville community is thriving and constantly growing, and a new generation of Jacksonville residents is helping to shape the city for years to come. Here, we profile some of the people and organizations that are making a difference in our community.
Anthony Smith - Beautiful Basilisk

Check Out Anthony Smith’s Newest Photoshoot

In our recent summer issue, we included a profile of up-and-coming local photographer Anthony Smith.In that article we highlighted Smith's first gallery exhibit, Freedom...
Confederate monument in Hemming Park

Is It Time to Remove the Confederate Monument from Hemming Park?

As you’ve probably figured out by now, we’re big fans of the city’s history.We support the preservation of Jacksonville’s historical structures, and of stories...
7 Eleven in Downtown Jacksonville Church District

“Living on the Edge”

Living Downtown in the Church District can be a lot like living in the middle of nowhere.The closest grocery store is a far walk,...
Main Street Park

Rethinking Homelessness in Jacksonville’s Urban Core

If you ask most Jacksonville residents about how homelessness affects their city, they'll probably start telling you about downtown and the surrounding areas.Indeed, the highest...
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Anthony Smith

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Anthony Smith

When Anthony Smith was younger, he found himself seeing things that others didn't.Specifically, he noticed subtleties that only seasoned photographers would pick up on:...
A pedestrian walking

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...
100 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, FL

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...
site.print.go! Jacksonville FL

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...
Sign at protest of Muslim ban in Jacksonville, FL

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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