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November 17, 2023

Eartha’s Farm & Market brings agribusiness to Northwest Jacksonville

The 10-acre urban farm in Moncrief Springs is expected to help fill a need for fresh fruit and vegetables on the Northside.

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November 15, 2023

United Way invests $10 million for affordable housing

The organization will devote part of the money to North Riverside and the Eastside, two predominantly Black neighborhoods that have resisted gentrification.

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April 9, 2023

North Riverside program reviving neighborhood one home at a time

A $1.2 million program is aimed at helping North Riverside residents improve their home values in a predominantly Black neighborhood near McCoys Creek.

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December 13, 2022

OPINION | 4 myths about Jacksonville’s city government

Jacksonville City Hall provides no shortage of things to criticize, but there are some common complaints that don’t stand up to scrutiny. Looking around the country shows that. Myth 1: Jacksonville City Council is too big Reality: Jacksonville City Council is smaller than the councils of other consolidated cities One recurring claim about Jacksonville’s city government is that its 19-member

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January 4, 2022

OPINION | Changing the urban landscape in 2022

Jacksonville’s Urban Core is growing again after decades of decline, the Emerald Trail has broken ground, and the Downtown Northbank is seeing a veritable renaissance of adaptive reuse developments. Looking forward to 2022, here are four trends that could permanently change urban Jacksonville for the better: 1. The Urban Core is growing again Released in August 2021, the results of

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