#DTJax Weekly Update: June 6 – June 12, 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
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 #DTJax News



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DVI Updates 


 June Art Walk – Bold City Brewery Big John’s Apricot Wheat Ale Summer Release Party


Help kick off summer as Bold City Brewery releases the popular Big John’s Apricot Wheat Ale! Enjoy live music by Firewater Tent Revival from 6-9 p.m., 20+ local artists, delicious food and more, plus 60+ participating venues. Cool down with a delicious popsicle from The Hyppo as you start your summer off right in #DTJax!


Volunteer Opportunity:

Help us make #ArtWalkJax a success and support all of your favorite local artists, performers, musicians, food trucks and businesses. Sign up here.

 Art Walk After Dark


The fun continues in The Elbow during Art Walk After Dark from 9 p.m. to late! Hangout in Downtown’s entertainment district with live music, award-winning cuisine and great memories.


Brooklyn Neighborhood Road Diet Study
If you live in the Brooklyn area or travel through it frequently, please take part in this survey to help improve the Brooklyn Neighborhood Road Diet (Riverside Blvd & Park Street). Begin the survey here.



The Florida Times-Union is introducing a new quarterly magazine on Downtown in June titled “J.”  As part of this project,  the editorial page staff is compiling a group of readers in an Email Group for Downtown.  These readers will be asked questions that relate to Downtown.  There is no obligation, just a chance to sound off on Downtown issues.  If you would like to join the group, please email Editorial Page Editor Mike Clark: He will send you a questionnaire. The editorial page also will be making Downtown one of its focus issues for the daily opinion pages. The Times-Union thanks you for your consideration.


From our friends at Hemming Park:
This weekend, come down to Hemming Park for the Florida Spirits & Cocktail Festival, a showcase of over a dozen Florida Craft Distilleries along with cocktail selections from the local craft cocktail community! There will also be food trucks and live music by Ramona Quimby and Mister Mellow for your enjoyment.
Tickets are on sale now at  $30 early bird and $45 VIP.  $40 and $50 on the day event.


Internship Opportunities:
DVI is looking for summer 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.