Natives and Transplants have made their homes throughout Jacksonville, forging friendships and building communities. On this last episode of Season 1, we share insights from several of our guests at the last popup event, sponsored and hosted by event management In Gud Company. What do you consider to be good Read More
In comparison to other cities, Jacksonville does not have a wide array of gathering places for the LGBTQ+ community. However, popup events create opportunities to celebrate and support diversity and inclusion. On this episode, our co-host, Josh Cuellar, is joined by Charlee Guillaume and two local vendors, Liane Roman and Read More
Jacksonville and the surrounding areas offer a variety of social opportunities if you are in the neighborhood. But, it can be challenging as a newcomer to navigate the city and find a crowd you fit in with. For Justin Little, it took the pandemic and eight years to figure out Read More
Jacksonville brings many free music events to its citizens. During our last popup studio, we bumped into Emily and Zach of Future Joy, a live electronic DJ project duo, performing at Ruby Beach Brewing. While their van sports Colorado tags, these nomads travel the country running from gig to gig. Read More
Opportunities come in many shapes and sizes, and Jacksonville brings room for growth from its universities to real world experience. On this episode, Charlee Guillaume and Connor Pumpfrey discuss education's influence on their career paths and how they are finding their way.
The pandemic has brought many challenges through the front door of our education system. Cindy Caldwell gives insight into its impact from multiple viewpoints. She touches on staffing shortages, different education models and the early data that has been collected. Now more than ever, she feels we have opportunities to Read More
The military and veteran communities have major impacts on local economies. As a matter of fact, Jacksonville is the home to six military installations, making the U.S. Navy one of the city's largest employers. Yet, Hope Bradley, a military spouse and job placement advocate for military connected candidates, feels the Read More
The safety and security of residents are generally seen as basic necessities of a healthy and vibrant downtown. Yet, Valerie Mayfield of One of a Kind by Vali believes city leadership can make better investments in these areas and that a prosperous Jacksonville will be a 'People Place.' On this Read More
Downtown development is welcomed news for Homer Wright III, a native of the northside of Jacksonville. Jacksonville has experienced loss from the famous Jacksonville Landing center to entertainment companies that once filmed from this city. On this episode, our guest provides his views on everything from sports and entertainment to Read More
Jacksonville, Florida is known as the largest city by land mass in the United States. This episode discusses how that came about. Kim Law, a long-standing resident, gives her thoughts on downtown and the commercial development needed to make it more attractive to residents.
During the past several years, Jacksonville has seen migration rates higher than the national average. Why do people move to this Bold City of the South? This first episode of JAXTAPOSE provides a glimpse into what is special about the northeast area of Florida. Our co-hosts share their personal stories, Read More
Over the past few years, migration to Jacksonville has increased. This growth has affected the area in many ways from rising residential pricing to increasing the talent pool. Transplants are seeking everything from Southern lifestyles and beaches to new friends and family. Jacksonville is also redeveloping downtown areas to attract Read More