The Five Points streetscape will receive a well-earned makeover, to the benefit of Riverside Avondale residents.
Riverside Avondale Preservation Society has some major plans on the drawing board for a comprehensive Five Points makeover. Plans will incorporate both aesthetic and functional improvements, making it safer, more walkable, and more diverse in its eating, drinking and entertainment offerings.
The Five Points Plan was presented at the February Riverside Avondale Preservation society meeting, with the primary stakeholders, the Five Points Merchants Association, and many Riverside Avondale residents in attendance.
Avondale folks like it fresh -- and if you're an Avondale resident who hasn't been to Farmers Row at the Riverside Arts Market, or RAM, you're missing out. Farmers Row organizers have worked hard to deliver a selection from local producers, as they like to say, "grown with love."
Every year, it's a new experience on the two-day Riverside Avondale Preservation Tour of Homes.
and Riverside Spring Tour of Homes is slated for April 16 and 17th, and the Riverside Avondale
Preservation (RAP) society is it hard at work scheduling the slate of stunning Avondale
and Riverside homes for the self guided, two day tour.
Each and every Spring, Riverside Avondale
Historic District residents open their doors to guests who want a glimpse into the most beautiful historic homes in the city, or for that matter, anywhere in the U.S.
Avondale restaurants smaller than 200 seats may qualify for a boost in revenue du to alchohol sales.
The subject of Avondale restaurants is on the menu as lawmakers head to Tallahassee for the next legislative session.
Florida Representative Reggie Fullwood (Avondale) is going to bring up legislation that would enable more bars and restaurants in Avondale and Riverside to serve hard liquor. Under the current law, Avondale restaurants must have at least 200 seats to serve liquor beyond beer and wine. If Representative Fullwood’s bill is successful, restaurants as small as 100 seat capacity would be able to serve hard liquor.
About 25 percent of the Beacon Riverside units were pre-sold since the announcement in 2013.
With a lack of pre-sales at the Beacon Riverside, a 16-story Riverside/Avondale waterfront high-rise announced in 2013, developers have put a hold on the project. Due to start construction in early 2014, the project’s developer, NAI Hallmark Partners, has not had the robust sales predicted, with only about 25 percent of the units pre-sold. About half of the 45 units needed to be sold for construction to commence on schedule.
Rendering of the John Gorrie Dog Park, announcing January 2014, coming soon to Avondale.
Avondale dog owners: Itching to let the dogs out? Need to let Fido run as free as the wind blows? Thanks to dog lovers and some generous donors, the new John Gorrie Dog Park, announced in early 2014, is closer than ever. The $300,000 price tag is being covered by the diligent and dedicated fundraising effort started by Riverside families and the Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) Society.
Bloom Realty is unveiling it’s new “avondalehistorichomes.com” site. It’s everything Avondale, from the home buying and selling experience, market analysis, inventory, culture, diversity and stunning geography of a truly one-of-a-kind community.
South Kitchen & Spirits Restaurant Rendering
Look for a new Avondale eatery in early 2016. Construction has begun at 3638 Park Street for South Kitchen & Spirits, a 220-seat restaurant brought to you by chef Brian Siebenschuh. He’s got an impressive Jacksonville culinary resume, which includes his work at Crush and Orsay in Avondale, located just down the block.