Murray Hill

Living in Murray Hill

As a serial renter, I have resided in most of Jacksonville’s urban neighborhoods. I have lived in  for more than three years now, and it is by far the most welcoming neighborhood I’ve inhabited. The business owners remember you and what you like, and the people out and about say “hello” to you on your walk. It is only becoming easier to be a good neighbor, as the local organizations develop a presence online, and we residents are able to come together digitally, as well as personally. In the realm of personal interaction, I went to a  and Friends of …

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JAX NEIGHBORHOODS – Murray Hill

Jax Neighborhoods From to , to , the  to the Southside, each one of Jacksonville’s over 500 neighborhoods has its own distinct character, history, and amenities. In the upcoming issues of , our team of writers and photographers will take you along on a journey of discovery, introducing you to stories, residents, and merchants in our myriad community pockets, as well as highlighting the many public facilities at our disposal. Did you know there are 27 parks in , or that the largest neighborhood land mass is in the Northside? Let’s learn what’s in our own backyards. You just might …

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Video: Meghann Wright coming to Murray Hill Theatre

Who: “A rocker with the spirit of Joplin and the heart of a poet” (Crave Online), Meghann Wright has shared stages with Jon Langford, Lisa Loeb, and Nikki Lane. Her current self titled EP has gotten nods from taste makers like American Songwriter, B-Word Magazine, and Bust Magazine. She is also founder of The City & The Heart, one of New York City’s top organizations supporting independent female artists. What: Good Times With Bad People Tour with folk-rock band The Green Gallows Where: , Jacksonville, FL When: Fri., 11/14 “A rocker with the spirit of Joplin and the heart of a poet,” (Crave Online) singer Meghann Wright announces a November tour in …

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Jacksonville’s Newest Restaurants

In the last year or two, we’ve had a wave of truly fantastic places opening in Jacksonville. It’s worth celebrating, so we’ve gathered together a list of places you should try, or revisit, if you haven’t already. has hit its stride and quickly become one of  hippest eateries. The cocktails were always outstanding while the service and the food (pretty stellar to begin with) have now reached optimum levels. , one of our food truck success stories, opened a brick and mortar earlier this year on Post Street. It’s just off the main drag in , tucked off to the …

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Community Bicycle Couriers

Community Couriers, Ben Wilson

For all you folks with a busy lifestyle, there’s a new, sustainable way to get your groceries (and take-out). It’s called Community Couriers, and it serves Downtown, Riverside, Avondale, Ortega, Springfield, San Marco and Murray Hill. Community Couriers is the brainchild of Benjamin Wilson. He’s a longtime resident of Riverside (since 1973) and a graduate of UNF. Before embarking on this endeavor, he worked for 12 years at a national grocery store chain. All deliveries are made on bicycle, so far by Wilson himself. Bicycling is something he loves, which he discovered while commuting by bike to work every day. …

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