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May 13, 2024

Scars of success: Trap House Chicken chef embraces kitchen mishaps  

It’s a given for Trap House chef Jamal Oakes that chefs are scarred: He would no sooner trust an unscarred…

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From left, Ricky Caplan, Becky Burleigh, Fred Taylor and Tim Tebow are part of the group that aims to bring women's and men's professional soccer to Northeast Florida. Sporting Club Jacksonville announced the plans in December 2023. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
April 18, 2024

Soccer group considers Sears site at Regency for stadium

Sporting Club Jacksonville wants to acquire the closed Sears property for a new professional soccer operation.…

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Jim Jones III, the owner of the Jim’s Place nightclub at 7900 Arlington Expressway, is retiring and closing the club for good. | Dan Macdonald, Jacksonville Daily Record
December 27, 2023

Landmark Arlington nightclub closing after 33 years

Jim Jones III will close Jim’s Place on Jan. 1 due to health reasons.…

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Arlington is known for its mid-century modern architecture. | Jacksonville Daily Record
December 15, 2023

Could Arlington become the next Riverside Avondale?

Efforts to revitalize Arlington’s unique architecture echo efforts in Riverside, Avondale and Springfield.…

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The Jacksonville City Council voted unanimously to designate the former Arlington Federal Savings & Loan building as a historic landmark. | Jacksonville Daily Record
December 13, 2023

Historic Arlington bank building saved from demolition

Jacksonville City Council designated the former Arlington Federal Savings & Loan building as a historic landmark. …

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A developer wants to tear down the former savings and loan at 930 University Blvd. N., at northwest Arlington Expressway and University Boulevard. | Ric Anderson, Jacksonville Daily Record
December 7, 2023

Mid-century bank building may escape demolition

A group of Arlington residents wants the city to preserve the former Arlington Federal Savings and Loan building.…

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Dan Manjack and Jessica Rodriguez oversee the construction and renovation of First Gear Coffee shop at the College Park shopping center in Arlington. | Drew Dixon, Jacksonville Daily Record
November 30, 2023

College Park contractor bets on Arlington’s renewal

Veteran contractor Dan Manjack was so impressed with the area that he moved from Clearwater to Northeast Florida and invested…

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Leo Baker celebrates the grand opening of Vantage Point Coffee Co. on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023. His wife, Jennifer, left, and son Malachai, second from left, help cut the ribbon alongside the company's four employees. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
November 21, 2023

Native Jaxson returns to open coffee shop near his roots

Leo Baker, owner of Vantage Point Coffee Co., appreciates the chance to give back to the community where he grew…

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October 2, 2023

Regency Square Mall owners say they’re selling

Regency Realty LLC did not identify the buyer or explain how the mall might be used under new ownership.…

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The new 20-foot glass-and-steel obelisk, created by artist Shan Shan Sheng ,glows blue in a traffic circle outside Jacksonville University, prior to its officials dedication on Wednesday. Jacksonville University
September 20, 2023

Glowing blue obelisk dedicated as public art at JU main gate

The Obelisk in front of Jacksonville University was officially dedicated as a public art piece on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023.…

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This is the Lotte Plaza Market in Sterling, Virginia. | Jacksonville Daily Record
September 6, 2023

Asian grocery chain will renovate closed Best Buy

Lotte Plaza Market will convert the Best Buy in the Regency area of Arlington. The market will be the company’s…