#DTJax Weekly Update: March 20 – March 26, 2018

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


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Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture


Live Music + Nightlife


Sports, Health + Fitness



Get Involved


Urban Core Bicycle Lane Project Public Input Meeting
When: Monday, April 9, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Ed Ball Building Training Room #110, Lobby Level
Join the City of Jacksonville Planning & Development Department for a  public input meeting to discuss two proposed bicycle projects, including the Boulevard Street Bicycle Lanes and Hogan & Laura Street Bicycle Lanes.


DVI Stakeholders Meeting
Join us for our next quarterly Stakeholders Meeting on Tuesday, April 10 at 8:30 a.m. in the Ed Ball Training Room.


Summer Internships Available

First Wednesday Art Walk Volunteer Opportunities

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


#DTJax News




New businesses in #DTJax:


Now Open!

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FSCJ’s 20West Cafe
20 W. Adams St.

Coming Soon:

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417 Magnolia St.


315 E. Bay St.




Stories From




DVI Updates:


Now Hiring: Events Manager
DVI is now hiring for an Events Manager. The Events Manager oversees the logistics and promotion of DVI’s events and organizes DVI’s community meetings. This position also supports the marketing team on special initiatives and projects, and provides support to partners and stakeholders. This position requires strong project management skills from research and planning to execution and measurement. A flexible schedule is necessary for special events. Read more about the available position here. Applications accepted until Friday, April 6.

2016-2017 Annual Report

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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.

2016-2017 State of Downtown Report

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It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. Since the beginning of 2016, Downtown has seen more than $80 million in completed development projects, such as the Winston Family YMCA and Daily’s Place Amphitheater. More than $2 billion in projects are currently under construction or proposed. Read about currently development, employment and residential trends in this 18-month look at the progress in Downtown Jacksonville from January 2016-June 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.