#DTJax Weekly Update: April 10 – April 16, 2018

The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.


Instagram of the Week


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One Spark
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Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture


Live Music + Nightlife


Sports, Health + Fitness



Get Involved


Elevate Northeast Florida Survey
Last month, JAXUSA, with the Northeast Florida Regional Council and CareerSource Northeast Florida, initiated the process for our region’s next five-year strategic plan, Elevate Northeast Florida. This plan will provide our community the tools to continue the region’s positive economic and job growth. Please help by giving your input in a brief survey here.


DVI Stakeholder Meeting
Join us for our next quarterly Stakeholder Meeting on Tuesday, April 10 at 8:30 a.m. in the Ed Ball Training Room.


Neighborhood & Community Summit 2018

When: Saturday, April 21, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Prime Osborn Convention Center
Learn about available City of Jacksonville resources and participate in educational workshops. This free summit is open to the public, with limited space and lunch provided. Register early here or call (904) 255-8250.





Summer Internships Available





Volunteer Opportunities
First Wednesday Art Walk
Help us make #ArtWalkJax a success and support Downtown’s signature monthly event! Sign up here.



#DTJax News




New businesses in #DTJax:


Now Open!

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FSCJ’s 20West Cafe
20 W. Adams St.

Coming Soon:

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417 Magnolia St.


315 E. Bay St.
Opens Saturday, April 14




Stories From



DVI Updates:


2016-2017 Annual Report

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Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.

2016-2017 State of Downtown Report

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It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. Since the beginning of 2016, Downtown has seen more than $80 million in completed development projects, such as the Winston Family YMCA and Daily’s Place Amphitheater. More than $2 billion in projects are currently under construction or proposed. Read about currently development, employment and residential trends in this 18-month look at the progress in Downtown Jacksonville from January 2016-June 2017. Read or download the PDF here.


2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities

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Downtown’s signature monthly event, First WednesdayArt Walk attracts 8,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 30+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.