This week, the Lights on Laura are shining yellow and green for all of the incredible healthcare workers at Memorial Hospital. Thank you Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, for serving our community for over 50 years. Your endless hard work exemplifies your commitment to care and the improvement of human life. We appreciate all that you have done to combat COVID-19.
Stay healthy, friends! Follow COVID-19 updates and find testing info at JaxReady.com/virus.
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas:
Over the next few weeks—leading up to Mother’s Day on May 10th—we’ll share #DTJax gift ideas for all the motherly figures in your life. Treat them to something special as a thank you for all that they have done for you! Check out our blog for the full list of gift ideas
Brunch To-Go from bb’s Restaurant and Bar
Enjoy drinks, pastries and decadent brunch favorites from bb’s! Free delivery in the San Marco area and pick up available. Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 11am-2pm.
Bottle of Wine or Cocktail from The Volstead
Mom, you’re like a fine wine. You only get better with age. Got a Mom who can appreciate a delicious bottle of red, a Manhattan or a mimosa? The Volstead is offering delivery, have it sent right to her door. Cheers!
Daniel James Salon and Karma Beauty Spa Gift Card
From head to toe, this amazing salon and spa can refresh your Mom’s look and have her feeling relaxed and at peace. Send her a gift card for future use, so she can get a massage, mani pedi, or a blowout!
Take a look at our #DTJax Business Updates to see which Downtown Jacksonville businesses are open and what services they are currently offering.
Chart House – Chart House is open for to-go orders 11am – 8pm daily. Receive 10% off your meal when you order take out. Call to order (904) 398-3353.
Bold City Brewery – The Downtown taproom is currently closed, but you can still get your Bold City brews (kegs, 6-packs, crowlers, growlers and food orders) at the Roselle location in Riverside. Order a Crowler-to-go or buy a gift certificate.
#DTJax Virtual Experiences
MOSH, MOCA, Jax Symphony and more! Our Arts, Culture and Entertainment sector has new offerings to accommodate our homebound state. Show them some love and honor their hard work by enjoying live performances, virtual museum experiences (#MuseumFromHome), fun at-home activities and more! Join the Virtual Fun!
Cabaret Your Way Week #1
May 2nd @ 7:30pm
Brought to you by Lee Hamby, CABARET Your Way! You pick it, they sing it! They won’t know the set list until you create it and you won’t know it until you watch it! Choose 1 song out of 5 choices per performer. You’ll have 48 hours to place your votes. Then each week, on Saturday night, watch the show you created. During the show you will be able to tip the performers via Venmo, CashApp and PayPal.
Updates from Downtown Vision
Small Business Support
- Visit COVID-19: #DTJax Resources for Small Business for up-to-date information on loans, grants and assistance for those dealing with layoffs.
- Newest Addition: City Council has approved legislation from the Mayor’s Office to allocate nearly $160 million in Federal CARES act funds to provide relief to Duval County citizens and support the City’s ongoing response to COVID-19. Information will be shared regarding how to apply for individual assistance in the coming days. City personnel are currently training to process applications. Learn more.
- Please take our Impact Survey for Downtown Businesses so we can share with leadership as they plan relief efforts.
The Downtown Vision office is closed but the team can be contacted by email.