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Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is planned for 10601 San Jose Blvd. in the Mandarin Landing shopping center. | Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
April 29, 2024

Cooper’s Hawk applies for permit in Mandarin

Cooper’s Hawk opened its first Northeast Florida restaurant at The Markets at Town Center.…

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Photographers Olis and Jo Garber are the, 2024 Miss Aggie Day award winners. | Mandarin Museum
April 19, 2024

Photography couple earns Miss Aggie award in Mandarin

The award, named after one-time Postmistress Agnes Grace Jones, will honor photographers Olis and Jo Garber for their contributions to…

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Crowds wander through the Mandarin Art Festival. | Mandarin Art Festival
March 27, 2024

City’s oldest art festival returns this weekend in Mandarin

The Mandarin Art Festival has been an Easter weekend tradition in Jacksonville for more than five decades.…

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Mandarin celebrates Jose Moreno's 64th minute goal during a FHSAA Class 7A regional quarterfinal. Mandarin eliminated Orlando Boone 2-1 in a FHSAA Class 7A regional quarterfinal on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024. The Mustangs (18-0-2) advance to host Lake Mary. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
February 14, 2024

PHOTO ESSAY | Like Jax, unbeaten Mandarin soccer team is a blend of cultures

The unbeaten Mandarin High Mustangs have players from three continents who speak 10 different languages.…

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A photograph of Harriet Beecher Stowe and her family in front of their Mandarin Road cottage. | Mandarin Community Club
February 6, 2024

Remembering Harriet Beecher Stowe in her former community

A pavilion along Mandarin Road will mirror the architecture of the long-gone cottage where one of Mandarin’s most historic figures…

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The Home Depot plans a store in Mandarin at 9600 San Jose Blvd. at northwest San Jose Boulevard and Old St. Augustine Road. It is the site of a closed Kmart.
January 18, 2024

Home Depot files plans for old Kmart site in Mandarin

Home Depot intends to demolish the existing structure and build a 133,123-square-foot home improvement center…

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Artist Brenda Councill works on the hands of a clay sculpture of a farm boy, part of a life-size bronze statue she is doing of Harriet Beecher stowe for a Mandarin park. | Dan Scanlan, WJCT News 89.9
December 21, 2023

Harriet Beecher Stowe statue in the works for Mandarin park

The statue in Mandarin will be the first life-size likeness of the author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” You can watch…

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The Mandarin Museum will reopen Saturday after three years of renovations.
August 3, 2023

Expanded Mandarin Museum will reopen Saturday

The museum includes new exhibits on the community’s history, the Civil War-era Maple Leaf shipwreck and the story of Black…