#DTJax Weekly Update: August 15 – August 21, 2017

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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Things To Do Downtown


Arts + Culture

Live Music + Nightlife


Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunities

“The Streets Don’t Lie” Veterans Surge
Join Changing Homelessness on August 16th as they take to the streets to survey our homeless population and identify our homeless veterans. Volunteer to help connect our homeless population with the services they need. Find more info and sign up here.
3 volunteer locations – Urban Core, Beaches, Orange Park
2 volunteer shifts – 5 am – 9 am; 5 pm – 9 pm
1 volunteer training session – August 9 @ 9:00 am, 12:00 pm; 4:00 pm or August 10 @ 10:00 am; 1:00 pm; 6:00 pm




 #DTJax News



New businesses in #DTJax:


Now open:

mortons-steakhouseMorton’s The Steakhouse

225 E. Coastline Dr.




15492135_1889992777889428_6183744857445594729_nBreezy Jazz Club

119 W. Adams St.






Coming soon:

  • Tossgreen: 76 S. Laura St.
  • Cowford Chophouse: 101 E. Bay St.


Stories From



DVI Updates:


PARK(ing) Day 2017
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PARK(ing) Day is an annual open source global event where citizens, artists, activists, organizations and businesses temporarily transform metered parking spaces into short term public “PARK” installations. If you are an organization or business who would like to participate in PARK(ing) Day on September 15, download the manual here or email



17663714_664335910422758_384256756739473408_nFall Internship Opportunities:
DVI is looking for fall interns. If you’re a recent college graduate or a college student in your junior or senior year of college or a recent graduate looking for marketing and events experience, we want you! Learn more



2015 State of Downtown Report:
2015-State-of-Downtown_v3-for-print_lowres_Page_01Downtown Vision, Inc. released an 18-month summary on the state and growth of Downtown Jacksonville. This report provides details on development successes and  announcements, office and employment trends, residential growth, retail mix, arts and culture, tourism, transportation and more. Read the report in it’s entirety on our blog or visit to download the PDF.




DVI Annual Report Available:
Screen Shot 2016-11-21 at 2.03.20 PMHave 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 2015-2016.