#DTJax Weekly Update: October 24 – October 30, 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.


Instagram of the Week 


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Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture


Family Fun 


Live Music + Nightlife


Sports + Fitness



Get Involved


Public Meetings:

City Council Meeting 
October 24 | 5:00 p.m. | 117 W. Duval St., Council Chambers, 1st Floor


Volunteer Opportunities:

First Wednesday Art Walk
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:


  • The Happy Grilled Cheese: 219 N. Hogan St.
  • Tossgreen: 76 S. Laura St.
  • First Watch: 192 Riverside Ave.

Coming soon:

  • Cowford Chophouse: 101 E. Bay St.
  • FSCJ’s 20West Cafe: 20 W. Adams St.



Stories From


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DVI Updates:


Trick or Treat on the Street

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Photo by: DVI

The spooky season is among us and we want to celebrate with #DTJax employees and families for Halloween. On Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., wear your best costumes and get your fill of candy, coupons, and other promotional goodies from participating businesses. Dust off your capes and fangs, bring a friend, the family, or the whole office and partake in the 5th Annual Trick or Treat on the Street! Find more info here.


2016-2017 State of Downtown Report:


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.




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.