Tag Archives: Shad Khan

What’s The Latest? A Bird’s-Eye View of Downtown Jacksonville in 2018

Change is a vital currency that helps a city like Jacksonville maintain a vibrant cultural presence. Much ado has been made about the continued evolution of the city’s downtown area. Among the stewards of the area is Downtown Vision, Inc., who offered an update on a few of the high-profile developments and the impact the plans will have on the city. VP of Marketing for DVI, , has a bird’s-eye view of the work as it happens in real time. It’s an exciting time in , and Hardwick can see the evolution of the city’s skyline from her office window. …

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Loren & Mark Clayman, Hurricane Relief

#FloridaStrong in the #904: JAX HAS RELIEF HELPERS

JAX HAS RELIEF HELPERS As Jacksonville struggles to right itself after a dust-up with Hurricane Irma, the Third Coast and the island of Puerto Rico are still face down in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Maria. The devastating storms downed trees and power lines, peeled back roofs like tin cans and washed away lifetimes of memories in the polluted flood waters. Residents emerged shaken, with nothing left to do but wait for help to arrive. Volunteers throughout the First Coast city quickly mobilized, organizing donation sites and preparing to transport much-needed supplies into the storm-ravaged regions. Our mayor has …

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One Spark Unveils New Plans At EverBank for 2017

One Spark Partners with Bold Events, EverBank Field to Transform into Festival of Innovation for 2017 Event One Spark Board Chairman Peter Rummell announced today that a new partnership has been formed between , One Spark Ventures and Bold Events, LLC. At a press conference this morning, Rummell also announced the dates for this year’s event which will take place Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7. To kick off One Spark and highlight the enhanced entertainment elements of this year’s festival, a concert hosted by Bold Events (Act TBD) will take place at the new on Thursday, Oct. 5, …

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Tedeschi Trucks Band Makes History at the New Daily’s Place in Jacksonville

Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guest Jon Cleary at the Opening of Daily’s Place, May 27, 2017 It was opening day at the New Daily’s Place at . Though the day somewhat somber after the loss of , Tedeschi Trucks Band hit the stage and made an everlasting mark as they filled the atmosphere with beautiful music, love, and showed us there is still so much to be thankful for. The experience was a unique one as I ventured all over the new venue from the photo pit, to the Daily’s store in the stadium, to the view of ‘ field …

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Downtown Developments in 2016

Downtown Jacksonville is no longer on the verge, but is actually undergoing a transformation. This transformation is not a rapid one, but rather the thoughtful type of renewal that it has long needed. It’s understandable if you’re cynical about it. Jacksonvillians have long heard mayoral campaign promises about downtown, but the banter has only served to turn optimism into what feels like an end-of-the-rainbow type hunt—but even the most avid skeptic can’t ignore the seeds that have begun to sprout. Downtown’s has become one of the city’s landmark recurring events. is making strides with regular events and has become a …

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Vision for Shipyards Development presented by Shad Khan

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 17, 2015 – The eagerly anticipated vision to transform the Shipyards riverfront downtown property into a vibrant entertainment and leisure district was presented today by  owner  and team president  on behalf of , a new development entity created by Khan specifically for the . The vision was presented at the Jaguars’ annual state of the franchise event, where updates involving the Jaguars were shared with City leaders and news media in attendance, and online with the public via live streaming. The property, which encompasses approximately 48 acres of City-owned property on the north bank of the St. …

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Jacksonville Jaguars welcome stadium upgrades

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should be aware by now of the big changes recently revealed by the  franchise. By big changes, I mean huge. Perhaps, even visible from space. As the Jaguars get prepped to take on the  on August 8th, the biggest news doesn’t focus on the action on the field, but what is going on above it. Team owner  unveiled the 60-foot-tall, 362-foot-long mega-screen that will allow fans, as well as drivers heading over the city’s downtown bridges, to view supersized images of every pass and tackle on the field. Positioned above the north …

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Creator Registration Opens for One Spark 2014

Creator registration kicked off for One Spark 2014 on Sunday, December 1, 2013 with 75 creator projects registered in the first 48 hours, a 142% increase over the same time period last year. One Spark’s website also saw a 438% increase in traffic compared to the same time period last year. One Spark 2014 is on pace to attract well over 500 projects seeking resources to make their ideas a reality from around the world. Creator registration for One Spark 2014 began December 1, 2013 and ends January 31, 2014. Interested creators can get more information and register at www.BeOneSpark.com. …

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. San Francisco 49ers NFL International Series London Wimbley Stadium

Jaguars vs. 49ers Recap

“Panic on the Streets of London!” Those words come the song “Panic,” as written by one Stephen Patrick Morrissey, the former front man of The Smiths and famous Brit crooner known for his perpetually melancholy lyrics and celibate lifestyle. Hmm, incessantly depressing and doesn’t score—sound familiar? If the Jaguars weren’t panicked before they crossed the pond, then they certainly should be now.  were shellacked 42 – 10 in front of the Englishmen and women in another lifeless, embarrassing loss. A packed house at  watched–presumably in Halloween-embellished horror—as  laid waste to their new “home” team. Despite the pitiful outcome of the …

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