Riverfront Plaza; Bailey’s Fitness; Lupus Study; Sing Out Loud Festival

After the demolition of The Jacksonville Landing, not less than some public park area at Riverfront Plaza looks to be in Downtown Jacksonville’s future.

Last week, an all-day design pageant was held, throughout which builders introduced potential concepts for the lot that was as soon as house to the Landing. The pageant ended with no winner declared, however three finalists have been named. The finalists embrace Agency Landscape and Planning, Olin Partnership, and Perkins & Will

David Bauerlein of The Florida Times Union has been masking the story, and joined us to debate the Riverfront Plaza proposals.  

Bailey’s Fitness

Bailey’s Health and Fitness Club has grow to be a Jacksonville establishment. It’s now grown to 16 completely different areas all through town. The health club was began by Don Bailey, who was then joined by his brothers Darryl and David Bailey. While 2020 introduced challenges to each enterprise, it was particularly powerful for Darryl due the lack of his brother and business partner Don.

Darryl Bailey, the Chief Operating Officer of Bailey’s Health and Fitness  joined us to speak in regards to the success of the health club and overcoming loss. 

Lupus Research 

A new study out of the University of Florida has introduced a possible new therapy for lupus. The research has discovered {that a} peptide could also be a innovative new therapy which may assist those that undergo from the autoimmune illness.

The research, which used mice, noticed that the take a look at topics who took the peptide had decreased signs of lupus. The subsequent part of the analysis will embrace seeing if the therapy is protected in individuals, after which seeing if it might be efficient in individuals who wrestle with lupus. 

Joseph Larkin III, an Associate Professor at UF within the IFAS Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, and senior writer of the research, joined us to speak in regards to the research. 

Sing Out Loud Festival 

The Sing Out Loud Festival is returning to St. Augustine after going digital for 2020. The pageant line up contains performers equivalent to TLC, Mayday Parade, and Yola. The pageant has upwards of 100 completely different acts booked at a wide range of completely different venues all through September. The pageant kicks off on September 10 and runs by way of September 26 – which has led to September being dubbed “The (unofficial) Month of Music” .

Ryan Hall, the Marketing and Promotions Specialist with Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, and  The St. Augustine Amphitheatre joined us to debate the pageant. 

Mackenzie Guiry may be reached at [email protected]

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