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The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.

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Instagram of the Week 

 

Photo by @ecisivekat

 

Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

Tuesday, December 4
Thursday, December 6
Friday, December 7
Saturday, December 8

 

 

Live Music & Nightlife 

Friday, December 7
Monday, December 10

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Get Involved

 

Each year Downtown Vision evaluates the state of Downtown Jacksonville and collects data on how to improve the Downtown experience. If you live or work in #DTJax (Northbank, Southbank, Brooklyn/Riverside Avenue, LaVilla or the Stadium District) we want to hear from you!
Complete our survey and be entered to win a $100 gift certificate to the Downtown restaurant or retailer of your choice. Two winners will be chosen and contacted by the email address provided.

COJ City Council Meeting 

 
Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council Meeting. Details.
When: Tuesday, December 11, 5 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers
Sheriff’s Watch Meeting 
 

Join JSO officers and community members for monthly discussions about crime issues facing our neighborhoods and hear progress updates. Details.

When: Wednesday, December 19, 11 a.m.
Where: Main Library, 303 N. Laura St.

 

 __________________________________________________________________

 

#DTJax News

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

New businesses in #DTJax:

 

150 Riverside Ave. #307
211 N. Laura St.
Now Open! (through the holidays)
400 N. Hogan St.
Now Open!
223 N. Hogan St.
Now Open!
Coming Soon
120 E. Forsyth St.
Coming Soon
345 E. Bay St.
Coming Soon
120 E. Forsyth St.
Coming Soon
225 E. Coastline Dr.
Coming Soon
112 W. Adams St.
Coming Soon

 

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Stories From BlogDTJax.com

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

DVI Updates:

 

Tickets are going fast for the inaugural #DTJax Awards Breakfast!
 
Celebrate the people and projects making a difference in Downtown Jacksonville on Tuesday, December 11, from 7:30-10 a.m. at The River Club.
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door and include breakfast and complimentary parking. Buy your tickets or table today.
VyStar Credit Union Presents: Spirit of Giving Art Walk NEXT WEEK
Give the gift of local this holiday season when you shop at #ArtWalkJax. There’s plenty to do and see with the entire family this month including:
  • Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Hemming Park with Council President Aaron Bowman at 6 p.m.
  • Don’t miss these performances at the Hemming Park Main Stage:
    • Jacksonville Symphony Brass Quintet, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
    • Scott Jones School of Dance, 6:30-7:15 p.m.
    • Poetry reading by local student Miracle Singleton, 7:30 p.m.
  • Holiday fun in Hemming:
    • Take a traditional horse-drawn carriage ride around Hemming Park.
    • Bring the kids to play in 15 tons of real snow North Pole Play Area.
    • Visit the Art Walk tent in Hemming Park for a $5 wristband that gives access to both.
    • Pick up Free 3-D snowflake glasses and candy canes at the Art Walk tent in Hemming Park while supplies last.
  • Dazzling sights to see:
    • Stroll down Laura Street for the annual “Lights on Laura” display featuring 80,000 LED holiday lights and nearly 100 LED-lit garlands, made possible by Downtown Vision.
    • Holiday windows return to Downtown for the first time in years with The Looking Glass: Holiday Windows of Art featuring decorated windows in your favorite #DTJax businesses organized by Wolf & Cub.

Want to know more? Get the details here.

DVI is looking for fun, talented interns for the Spring!
 
2017 State of Downtown Report
 
It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. As we watch Downtown “potential” turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment and residential trends in this 12-month look at the Downtown Jacksonville progress. Read or download the PDF here.
2016-2017 Annual Report
 
Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.
2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities
 
Downtown’s signature monthly event, First Wednesday Art Walk attracts 5,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 35+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 15th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.

by: admin in Weekly Update No Comments  

The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.

__________________________________________________________________________

Instagram of the Week 

 

Photo by @jaxlanding

 

Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

Sunday, December 2

 

 

Live Music & Nightlife

Friday, November 30
Monday, December 3

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Get Involved

 

Have an impact in Downtown Jacksonville by helping Downtown Vision, Inc. on #GivingTuesday to create a clean, safe and vibrant downtown.

With initiatives like the Clean and Safe Ambassador program, placemaking projects including the newly created Lively and Beautiful Sidewalks (LABS) fund and more, Downtown Vision is able to use donations on #GivingTuesday to continue to promote Downtown as an exciting place to live, work, visit and invest.

Thank you for your support! Donate.

Each year Downtown Vision evaluates the state of Downtown Jacksonville and collects data on how to improve the Downtown experience. If you live or work in #DTJax (Northbank, Southbank, Brooklyn/Riverside Avenue, LaVilla or the Stadium District) we want to hear from you!
Complete our survey and be entered to win a $100 gift certificate to the Downtown restaurant or retailer of your choice. Two winners will be chosen and contacted by the email address provided.

 

COJ City Council Meeting 

 
Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council Meeting. Details.
When: Tuesday, November 27, 5 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers
Sheriff’s Watch Meeting 
 

Join JSO officers and community members for monthly discussions about crime issues facing our neighborhoods and hear progress updates. Details.

When: Wednesday, December 19, 11 a.m.
Where: Main Library, 303 N. Laura St.

 

 __________________________________________________________________

 

#DTJax News

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

New businesses in #DTJax:

 

150 Riverside Ave. #307
211 N. Laura St.
Now Open! (through the holidays)
400 N. Hogan St.
Now Open!
223 N. Hogan St.
Now Open!
Coming Soon
120 E. Forsyth St.
Coming Soon
345 E. Bay St.
Coming Soon
120 E. Forsyth St.
Coming Soon
225 E. Coastline Dr.
Coming Soon
112 W. Adams St.
Coming Soon

 

__________________________________________________________________________

 

Stories From BlogDTJax.com

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

DVI Updates:

 

Tickets are going fast for the inaugural #DTJax Awards Breakfast!
 
Celebrate the people and projects making a difference in Downtown Jacksonville on Tuesday, December 11, from 7:30-10 a.m. at The River Club.
Celebrate the 4th Annual #DTJax Award winners and be among the first to find out the theme for the much-anticipated 2019 #DTJax Gala!
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door and include breakfast and complimentary parking. Buy your tickets or table today.
VyStar Credit Union Presents: Spirit of Giving Art Walk NEXT WEEK
Give the gift of local this holiday season when you shop at #ArtWalkJax. There’s plenty to do and see with the entire family this month including:
  • Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Hemming Park with Council President Aaron Bowman at 6 p.m.
  • Don’t miss these performances at the Hemming Park Main Stage:
    • Jacksonville Symphony Brass Quintet, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
    • Scott Jones School of Dance, 6:30-7:15 p.m.
    • Poetry reading by local student Miracle Singleton, 7:30 p.m.
  • Holiday fun in Hemming:
    • Take a traditional horse-drawn carriage ride around Hemming Park.
    • Bring the kids to play in 15 tons of real snow North Pole Play Area.
    • Visit the Art Walk tent in Hemming Park for a $5 wristband that gives access to both.
    • Pick up Free 3-D snowflake glasses and candy canes at the Art Walk tent in Hemming Park while supplies last.
  • Dazzling sights to see:
    • Stroll down Laura Street for the annual “Lights on Laura” display featuring 80,000 LED holiday lights and nearly 100 LED-lit garlands, made possible by Downtown Vision.
    • Holiday windows return to Downtown for the first time in years with The Looking Glass: Holiday Windows of Art featuring decorated windows in your favorite #DTJax businesses organized by Wolf & Cub.

Want to know more? Get the details here.

DVI is looking for fun, talented interns for the Spring!
 
2017 State of Downtown Report
 
It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. As we watch Downtown “potential” turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment and residential trends in this 12-month look at the Downtown Jacksonville progress. Read or download the PDF here.
2016-2017 Annual Report
 
Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.
2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities
 
Downtown’s signature monthly event, First Wednesday Art Walk attracts 5,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 35+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 15th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.

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The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.

__________________________________________________________________________

Instagram of the Week 

 

Thanksgiving is a day to count our blessings (not our carbs), and these brownies by Mocha Misk’i are a sweet way to give thanks!

 

Photo by @mochamiski

 

Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

 

 

Live Music & Nightlife

Friday, November 23
Monday, November 26

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Get Involved

 

The Looking Glass: Holiday Windows of Art – Call to Artists and Businesses – TIME IS RUNNING OUT!
 
The Holiday Windows of Art are a festive way of highlighting an array of artists while filling empty store windows. This year, Wolf & Cub is organizing the project and is calling for artists and businesses to participate in this event.
When: the windows will be unveiled on Dec. 5 during the First Wednesday Art Walk and will remain up for the month of December.
Artists: submit a PDF sketch of your concept along with a brief description of the project. Include name, contact and project information. Details.
COJ City Council Meeting

Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council Meeting. Details.
When: Tuesday, November 27, 5 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers
Sheriff’s Watch Meeting 
Join JSO officers and community members for monthly discussions about crime issues facing our neighborhoods and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Wednesday, December 19, 11 a.m.
Where: Main Library, 303 N. Laura St

 

 __________________________________________________________________

 

#DTJax News

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

New businesses in #DTJax:

 

150 Riverside Ave. #307
211 N. Laura St.
Now Open! (through the holidays)
400 N. Hogan St.
Opening Thanksgiving Weekend!
223 N. Hogan St.
Now Open!
Coming Soon
120 E. Forsyth St.
Coming Soon
345 E. Bay St.
Coming Soon
120 E. Forsyth St.
Coming Soon
225 E. Coastline Dr.
Coming Soon
112 W. Adams St.
Coming Soon

 

__________________________________________________________________________

 

Stories From BlogDTJax.com

 

rustic_pumpkin_pie.jpg

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

DVI Updates:

 

 

#ShopSmall with us at Small Business Saturday!
Mark your calendars for Nov. 24, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and get ready to Shop Small®. Stop by 15+ participating businesses in Downtown Jacksonville and get a chance to win a giveaway with goodies from some of your favorite #DTJax spots! Details.
Tickets are going fast for the inaugural #DTJax Awards Breakfast!
Celebrate the people and projects making a difference in Downtown Jacksonville on Tuesday, December 11, from 7:30-10 a.m. at The River Club.
Celebrate the 4th Annual #DTJax Award winners and be among the first to find out the theme for the much-anticipated 2019 #DTJax Gala!
Tickets are $25 and include breakfast and complimentary parking. Buy your tickets or table today.
2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast Sponsorship Opportunities
Support DTJax and gain valuable visibility for your company when you sponsor Downtown Vision’s 2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast. Download the kit here. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DVI is looking for fun, talented interns for the Spring!
2017 State of Downtown Report
It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. As we watch Downtown “potential” turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment and residential trends in this 12-month look at the Downtown Jacksonville progress. Read or download the PDF here.
2016-2017 Annual Report
Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.
2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities
Downtown’s signature monthly event, First Wednesday Art Walk attracts 5,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 35+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 15th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here

 

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The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.

__________________________________________________________________________

Instagram of the Week

 

Photo by @thejaxsonmag

Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

Wednesday, November 14
Thursday, November 15

 

 

Live Music & Nightlife

Friday, November 16
Monday, November 19

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Get Involved

 

COJ City Council Meeting
Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council Meeting.  Details.
When: Tuesday, November 13, 5 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Waterway/Waterfront Activation Public Meeting 
Join City Council Member Lori Boyer for a public meeting discussing ways to activate our City’s rivers, tributaries, the Intracoastal Waterway and Beaches and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Thursday, November 15, 2 p.m.
Where: City Hall

 

 
 
 

Sheriff’s Watch Meeting 
Join JSO officers and community members for monthly discussions about crime issues facing our neighborhoods and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Wednesday, November 21, 11 a.m.
Where: Main Library, 303 N. Laura St.

 

 

 

The Looking Glass: Holiday Windows of Art – Call to Artists and Businesses 
The Holiday Windows of Art are a festive way of highlighting an array of artists while filling empty store windows. This year, Wolf & Cub is organizing the project and is calling for artists and businesses to participate in this event.
When: the windows will be unveiled on Dec. 5 during the First WednesdayArt Walk and will remain up for the month of December.
Artists: submit a PDF sketch of your concept along with a brief description of the project. Include name, contact information and project details.
Businesses: email lookingglassdtjax@gmail.com with locations you’d like activated.
Contact lookingglassdtjax@gmail.com for details.

 

 

 

 __________________________________________________________________

 

#DTJax News

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

New businesses in #DTJax:

 

Now Open!

150 Riverside Ave. #307

 

 

 

 

211 N. Laura St.
Open for the Holidays!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

223 N. Hogan St.

 

 

 

 

 

Coming Soon:

 

Burlock and Barrel logoBurlock & Barrel Distillery
417 Magnolia St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

120 E. Forsyth St.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

345 E. Bay St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

120 E. Forsyth St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

400 N. Hogan St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SHOR Tavern, Hyatt Regency
225 E. Coastline Dr.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

112 W. Adams St.

__________________________________________________________________________

 

Stories From BlogDTJax.com

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

DVI Updates:

 

#ShopSmall with us at Small Business Saturday!
Celebrate Small Business Saturday® in Downtown Jacksonville. It’s a special holiday created so communities can show love for small businesses, and it wouldn’t be a celebration without customers like you joining us!
Mark your calendars for Nov. 24, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and get ready to Shop Small®. Stop by 15+ participating businesses in Downtown Jacksonville including favorites like The Hyppo, Chamblin’s Uptown, Wolf & Cub and more. Details.

 

 
 
 
 
 
Join us for the inaugural #DTJax Awards Breakfast!
 
Celebrate the people and projects making a difference in Downtown Jacksonville!
When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | 7:30-10 a.m.
Where: River Club | 1 Independent Drive
Celebrate the 4th Annual #DTJax Award winners and be among the first to find out the theme for the much-anticipated 2019 #DTJax Gala!
Tickets are $25 and include breakfast and complimentary parking. Details.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast Sponsorship Opportunities
Support DTJax and gain valuable visibility for your company when you sponsor Downtown Vision’s 2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast. Download the kit here.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2017 State of Downtown Report
It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. As we watch Downtown “potential” turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment and residential trends in this 12-month look at the Downtown Jacksonville progress. Read or download the PDF here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2016-2017 Annual Report
Screen Shot 2017-11-15 at 9.20.20 AMHave you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities

 

2018 AW Sponsorship Thumbnail
Downtown’s signature monthly event, First WednesdayArt Walk attracts 8,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 30+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.

__________________________________________________________________________

Instagram of the Week

 

Photo by @taylorwaters

Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

 

Wednesday, November 7
Thursday, November 8

 

 

Live Music & Nightlife

Friday, November 9
Monday, November 12

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Get Involved

 

COJ City Council Meeting
Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council Meeting.  Details.
When: Tuesday, November 13, 5 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers

 

 
 
 
 
 

Waterway/Waterfront Activation Public Meeting 
Join City Council Member Lori Boyer for a public meeting discussing ways to activate our City’s rivers, tributaries, the Intracoastal Waterway and Beaches and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Thursday, November 15, 2 p.m.
Where: City Hall

 

 
 
 
 
 

Sheriff’s Watch Meeting 
Join JSO officers and community members for monthly discussions about crime issues facing our neighborhoods and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Wednesday, November 21, 11 a.m.
Where: Main Library, 303 N. Laura St.
 
 
 
 
 

Small Business Saturday: Call to Businesses
 
This Nov. 24, the Saturday after Black Friday, join us for Small Business Saturday® in Downtown Jacksonville!
It’s a special holiday created so communities can show love for small businesses. And it won’t be possible without the participation of our amazing #DTjax businesses!
What: A special holiday on the Saturday after Black Friday created so communities can show love for small businesses!
When: All day | November 24, 2018 in Downtown Jacksonville
Why: To drive shoppers to the businesses that make Downtown Jacksonville a great place to shop, work and live!
It’s free to participate and we provide all the marketing materials too! For more information or if interested in participating, email reggie@dtjax.org with confirmation by November 9. 

 

The Looking Glass: Holiday Windows of Art – Call to Artists and Businesses 
 
The Holiday Windows of Art are a festive way of highlighting an array of artists while filling empty store windows. This year, Wolf & Cub is organizing the project and is calling for artists and businesses to participate in this event.
When: the windows will be unveiled on Dec. 5 during the First WednesdayArt Walk and will remain up for the month of December.
Artists: submit a PDF sketch of your concept along with a brief description of the project. Include name, contact information and project details.
Businesses: email lookingglassdtjax@gmail.com with locations you’d like activated.
Contact lookingglassdtjax@gmail.com for details.

 

 

 

 __________________________________________________________________

 

#DTJax News

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

New businesses in #DTJax:

 

Now Open!

150 Riverside Ave. #307

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

223 N. Hogan St.
Opening Nov. 7

 
 
 
 
 

Coming Soon:

 

Burlock and Barrel logoBurlock & Barrel Distillery
417 Magnolia St.

 

 

 

 

120 E. Forsyth St.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

345 E. Bay St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

120 E. Forsyth St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

400 N. Hogan St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SHOR Tavern, Hyatt Regency
225 E. Coastline Dr.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

112 W. Adams St.

__________________________________________________________________________

 

Stories From BlogDTJax.com

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

DVI Updates:

 

VyStar Credit Union Presents: Salute to Service Art Walk
 

#DTJaxSalutes the military at #ArtWalkJax!
Enjoy a performance by the Navy Band Southeast from 5:00-8:30 p.m. Celebrate Jax Beer Week next to the Main Stage and sample brews from companies like Aardwolf, Atlantic Beach, Bottlenose, Engine 15, Hyperion, Intuition Ale Works, Southern Swells and Wicked Barley. Active or veteran military members and dependents with Department of Defense (DOD) ID drink at a discount.
Bike into #DTJax to take advantage of the complimentary “All In Duval” bike valet, sponsored by the City of Jacksonville. Plus, stop by the Art Walk tent in Hemming Park to sign the military appreciation banner and to receive an American flag while they last. Don’t miss local artists and 30+ participating venues TOMORROW, Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 5-9 p.m. Details.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Jax Downtown Revitalization: Hospitality, Hope and Hard Work
Join SMPS North Florida to discuss Downtown Jacksonville Revitalization on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Epping Forest Yacht Club. Keynote speaker will be Audra Wallace, JAXUSA Partnership. Moderated by our very own Jake Gordon. Details.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Another successful Trick or Treat on the Street for the books!
 
Photo by @brentfine.
The 6th Annual Trick or Treat on the Street was a huge success! Thanks to all of the participating businesses, Downtown employees and families that attended the event. We hope everyone had a great time.
To see if you were captured in any event pictures, visit our album here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2017 State of Downtown Report

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. As we watch Downtown “potential” turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment and residential trends in this 12-month look at the Downtown Jacksonville progress. Read or download the PDF here.

 

2016-2017 Annual Report

 

Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.

2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities

 

2018 AW Sponsorship Thumbnail

 

Downtown’s signature monthly event, First WednesdayArt Walk attracts 8,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 30+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.
 
 
 
 
 

2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast Sponsorship Opportunities
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Support DTJax and gain valuable visibility for your company when you sponsor Downtown Vision’s 2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast. Download the kit here. 

 

by: admin in Weekly Update No Comments  

The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.

__________________________________________________________________________

Instagram of the Week

 

Photo by @whatsgoodjax

Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

Wednesday, October 31

 

 

Live Music & Nightlife

Friday, November 2
Monday, November 5

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

Get Involved

 

COJ City Council Meeting
Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council Meeting.  Details.
When: Tuesday, November 13, 5 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Waterway/Waterfront Activation Public Meeting 
Join City Council Member Lori Boyer for a public meeting discussing ways to activate our City’s rivers, tributaries, the Intracoastal Waterway and Beaches and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Thursday, November 15, 2 p.m.
Where: City Hall

 

 
 
 

Sheriff’s Watch Meeting 
Join JSO officers and community members for monthly discussions about crime issues facing our neighborhoods and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Wednesday, November 21, 11 a.m.
Where: Main Library, 303 N. Laura St.

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Looking Glass: Holiday Windows of Art – Call to Artists and Businesses 
 
The Holiday Windows of Art are a festive way of highlighting an array of artists while filling empty store windows. This year, Wolf & Cub is organizing the project and is calling for artists and businesses to participate in this event.
When: the windows will be unveiled on Dec. 5 during the First WednesdayArt Walk and will remain up for the month of December.
Artists: submit a PDF sketch of your concept along with a brief description of the project. Include name, contact information and project details.
Businesses: email lookingglassdtjax@gmail.com with locations you’d like activated.
Contact lookingglassdtjax@gmail.com for details.

 

 

 

 __________________________________________________________________

 

#DTJax News

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

New businesses in #DTJax:

 

Now Open!

150 Riverside Ave. #307

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Coming Soon:

 

Burlock and Barrel logoBurlock & Barrel Distillery
417 Magnolia St.

 

 

 

 

120 E. Forsyth St.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

345 E. Bay St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

120 E. Forsyth St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

400 N. Hogan St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SHOR Tavern, Hyatt Regency
225 E. Coastline Dr.

 

 
 
 
 

112 W. Adams St.
223 N. Hogan St.

__________________________________________________________________________

 

Stories From BlogDTJax.com

 

 Halloween in #DTJax

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

DVI Updates:

 

The time has arrived… 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grab your costumed coworkers or dress up the kids and come out for a ghoulishly good time trick-or-treating your way through the streets of #DTJax from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Halloween, with food trucks, live music, games and a costume contest at Hemming Park until 3 p.m.

 

This is one sweet treat you won’t want to miss! Details. #TrickorTreatJax
 
 

VyStar Credit Union Presents: Salute to Service Art Walk
 
In just ONE WEEK, celebrate Military Appreciation month in DTJax! Enjoy local arts, live music by the Navy Band Southeast and 30+ participating venues on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 5-9 p.m. Details.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Jax Downtown Revitalization: Hospitality, Hope and Hard Work
Join SMPS North Florida to discuss Downtown Jacksonville Revitalization on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Epping Forest Yacht Club. Keynote speaker will be Audra Wallace, JAXUSA Partnership. Moderated by our very own Jake Gordon. Details.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2017 State of Downtown Report

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. As we watch Downtown “potential” turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment and residential trends in this 12-month look at the Downtown Jacksonville progress. Read or download the PDF here.

 

2016-2017 Annual Report

 

Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.

2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities

 

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Downtown’s signature monthly event, First WednesdayArt Walk attracts 8,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 30+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.
2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast Sponsorship Opportunities
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Support DTJax and gain valuable visibility for your company when you sponsor Downtown Vision’s 2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast. Download the kit here. 

 

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The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.

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Instagram of the Week

 

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Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

 

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Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

 

 

Live Music & Nightlife

Thursday, October 25
Friday, October 26
Monday, October 29

 

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Get Involved

 

COJ City Council Meeting
Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council Meeting. Details.
When: Tuesday, October 23, 5 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers

 

 

 
 
 

Quarterly Community Meeting 
Join Friends of Hemming Park for their final Quarterly Community Meeting of 2018 to discuss updates on Clean & Safety, upcoming events and future plans for the park. Details.
When: Thursday, October 25, 5 p.m.
Where: Main Library, Suite G5
 
 
 
 

Waterway/Waterfront Activation Public Meeting 
Join City Council Member Lori Boyer for a public meeting discussing ways to activate our City’s rivers, tributaries, the Intracoastal Waterway and Beaches and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Thursday, November 15, 2 p.m.
Where: City Hall

 

 
 
 
 
 

Sheriff’s Watch Meeting 
Join JSO officers and community members for monthly discussions about crime issues facing our neighborhoods and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Wednesday, November 21, 11 a.m.
Where: Main Library, 303 N. Laura St.

 
 
 
 
 

The Looking Glass: Holiday Windows of Art – Call to Artists and Businesses 
 
The Holiday Windows of Art are a festive way of highlighting an array of artists while filling empty store windows. This year, Wolf & Cub is organizing the project and is calling for artists and businesses to participate in this event.
When: the windows will be unveiled on Dec. 5 during the First WednesdayArt Walk and will remain up for the month of December.
Artists: submit a PDF sketch of your concept along with a brief description of the project. Include name, contact information and project details.
Businesses: email lookingglassdtjax@gmail.com with locations you’d like activated.
Contact lookingglassdtjax@gmail.com for details.

 

 

 

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#DTJax News

 

 

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New businesses in #DTJax:

 

Now Open!

150 Riverside Ave. #307

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Coming Soon:

 

Burlock and Barrel logoBurlock & Barrel Distillery
417 Magnolia St.

 

 

 

 

120 E. Forsyth St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

120 E. Forsyth St.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SHOR Tavern, Hyatt Regency
225 E. Coastline Dr.

 

 
 
 
 

112 W. Adams St.
223 N. Hogan St.

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Stories From BlogDTJax.com

 

 

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DVI Updates:

 

Get ready to be spooked at Trick or Treat on the Street in DTJax! 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Grab your costumed coworkers or dress up the kids and come out for a ghoulishly good time trick-or-treating your way through the streets of #DTJax from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Halloween, with food trucks, live music, games and a costume contest at Hemming Park until 3 p.m.

 

This is one sweet treat you won’t want to miss! Details. #TrickorTreatJax
 

There’s an Ultimate CEO in our midst…
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Congratulations to our fearless leader, Jake Gordon, for being recognized by Jacksonville Business Journal as a 2018 Ultimate CEO alongside many amazing business leaders in Jacksonville.
We are proud to work alongside Jake and have him champion Downtown Vision’s mission to help make Downtown a better place.
Learn more about the Jacksonville Business Journal’s Ultimate CEO Awards here.
 
 
2017 State of Downtown Report

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. As we watch Downtown “potential” turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment and residential trends in this 12-month look at the Downtown Jacksonville progress. Read or download the PDF here.

 

2016-2017 Annual Report

 

Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.

2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities

 

2018 AW Sponsorship Thumbnail

 

Downtown’s signature monthly event, First WednesdayArt Walk attracts 8,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 30+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.
 

2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast Sponsorship Opportunities
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Support DTJax and gain valuable visibility for your company when you sponsor Downtown Vision’s 2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast. Download the kit here.