June 2016

Found 5 blog entries for June 2016.

This gorgeous, light-filled 1922 Mediterranean home in Riverside retains its historic charm and features. It is perfectly situated between Riverside and Avondale, which are Jacksonville's most walkable neighborhoods.

 

Original details include coiffered, beamed & medallion ceilings, original wood & tile floors, sweeping staircase in grand foyer, arched french doors off sunroom.

The oversized owner's retreat features a spacious sitting area w/romantic fireplace.

The owner's bath includes a separate shower & tub, plus a walk-in cedar lined closet.

Across the landing you'll find two large bedrooms, which share a jack & jill bath and a fantastic study/bonus room.

A gorgeous kitchen and dining room

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(Photo: Geek Chic Photo)

Are you planning a picnic? Support local businesses and visit what we like to call "Picnic Row" in Murray Hill for all of your provisions. 

Your first stop is Community Loaves (1120 Edgewood Ave. S). This neighborhood favorite for locally made sourdough bread has been in business since 2012. Pick out a few loaves for your picnic foundation; personal favorites include the country white, rosemary garlic, and olive and thyme (this one is only available on Fridays). In addition to the scrumptious bread, you can also find an array of pastries to tempt you!

Next, walk over to Grater Goods (1080 Edgewood Ave. S, #9). This newly opened cheese and charcuterie shop is a picnic lovers dream! Owner Jennifer Harvey is a

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(Photo: Springfield Preservation and Revitalization)

Join Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR) on June 23rd at 6 p.m. for a workshop on Maintaining Your Historic Home.

This historic preservation workshop, the third in their series, will be focusing on best practices for maintaining historic homes. A general contractor and architect versed in older homes and materials will be presenting during this workshop.

This community event will be held at the Wells Fargo Community Center, 1601 N Main St, 2nd Floor.

The workshop is free and refreshments will be provided. 

Learn more and RSVP here.

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The next time you’re planning a ladies' night out in the neighborhood, remember to use the Riverside Avondale Night Trolley. No more worrying about how many cars to take, the trolley can accommodate your group, whether there’s five or 20 fabulous ladies. The trolley runs the first Friday and Saturday of the month from 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Start your night by taking the trolley from your home stop to Resturant Orsay for Happy Hour. Half price oysters and cocktail specials make this upscale French restaurant the perfect meeting spot. Sip on the French Pear cocktail, the house infused pear vodka is expertly mixed with St. Germain, pear puree, pineapple juice, and sparkling wine, and will make your taste buds dance.

After a couple of drinks ride

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(Photo courtesy of Riverside Avondale Community Garden)

Join Riverside Avondale Preservation at the new Riverside Avondale Community Garden on June 18th at 9 a.m. for a free composting class!

Mary Pucket with the Duval County IFAS Extension Office will be teaching all about composting. This program is free and open to the public. 

For more information and to RSVP, visit the RAP Facebook event page.

 
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