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  • The Players Championships makes significant ticketing changes for 2020
    by Junior Skepple on October 14, 2019 at 6:43 pm

    Tickets are on sale for the 2020 Players Championship and fans will have to adjust to a host of changes with the tournament's ticketing processes. The Players Championship says the tournament has reached a threshold of capacity and daily sellouts are expected. “The Players Championship should be on every sports fan’s bucket list, and we are continuously working to elevate the experience each and every year,” Players executive director Jared Rice said in a statement. “Those efforts hav […]

  • The strategy behind a second distillery, with familiar owners, opening its doors in St. Augustine
    by Alex Wilson on October 14, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    The owners of the St. Augustine Distillery recently opened a second, independent distillery with the intention of marketing their products to a more tourist-based audience. Located at 11 St. George St. directly across from the Castillo de San Marcos in downtown St. Augustine, the new City Gate Spirits distillery opened its doors on Sept. 12 with a grand opening on Saturday. While its founders, Philip McDaniel and Mike Diaz, are co-owners of the St. Augustine Distillery, McDaniel made it clear that […]

  • First Coast beachfront, height-exempt condo still waiting for pre-sales
    by Will Robinson on October 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Proposed Jacksonville Beach condo has had to extend its pre-sale window. […]

  • Black Knight receives patents for Data-as-a-Service technologies
    by Will Robinson on October 14, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    Jacksonville-based Black Knight Inc. (NYSE: BKI) has secured two patents for technologies related to its Data-as-a-Service business. The patents cover a technology related to Black Knight's Data Hub and a technology that pre-validates documents such appraisal reports by automatically conducting a quality control review and identifying risks, such as missing information. The patents give Black Knight 20 years of exclusive use of the technologies. "These patents underscore the degree to which Black […]

  • Drone Aviation pursues $10 million public offering on Nasdaq exchange
    by Will Robinson on October 14, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    Jacksonville-based drone and aerostat manufacturer Drone Aviation is pursuing a public offering on the Nasdaq Capital Exchange, the lowest of three tiers of listings offered by the exchange. The company is looking to raise $9.2 million in working capital. The company's stock is traded on the over-the-counter OTC Markets Group exchange. In the new offering, Drone intends to offer 1.2 million units at a price of $8.30 each on the Nasdaq Capital Market, according to a prospectus filed with the U.S. […]

  • What to expect as JEA moves closer to picking a buyer
    by Ellen Schneider on October 14, 2019 at 3:20 pm

    JEA will move one step closer to picking a potential buyer to negotiate with over the potential sale of the utility today, with at least some of the names of bidders slated to be released this afternoon. At a 4 p.m. meeting, the members of JEA's five-person selection team will submit how they rank the various bidders, with procurement representatives tallying those scores and determining who will move on. The names of those on the selection committee have not been disclosed, but they may be identified […]

  • New fresh fish concept to replace Mudville Grille in Arlington
    by Alex Wilson on October 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Mudville Grille’s second location on Monument Road has closed down for good, but the unit is staying in the family – and preparing to house a new concept with an emphasis on as-fresh-as-possible seafood. Southern Coast Seafood is tentatively scheduled to open later this year during the first week of November, and it will feature precisely what the concept’s name implies: fresh seafood caught from the coast, with a southern-style flare. Co-owned by brothers Matt and Louis J. Joseph, as w […]

  • Florida among worst states for pay in the country, study says
    by Brendan Ward on October 14, 2019 at 11:56 am

    A recent study from Business.org found Florida ranks as one of the worst states for pay. To compile the rankings, the study calculated the number of hours someone would need to work at the median wage to afford the median rent for a one bedroom apartment in each state. The salary data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the rent prices are from Zillow. All data is from May 2018, the most recent available.  Florida was the fourth worst state for pay with 84.5 hours of work needed to afford […]

  • Disney creators break down Animal Kingdom's new holiday nighttime show
    by Richard Bilbao on October 14, 2019 at 11:53 am

    The Walt Disney Co. was built on bringing characters to life, and its theme parks continue to keep that legacy alive with its projection shows. One of those shows will premiere on Nov. 8 at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando as part of its holiday decorations and festivities. The theme park's centerpiece, the Tree of Life, will feature a new projection show that will share tales inspired by winter and the holidays. "Every night here at Disney's Animal Kingdom we have our own pix […]

  • See how major US cities rank for average ATM fees
    by Brendan Ward on October 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Interest rates may be heading down, but bank fees are still moving in only one direction: up. The average overdraft fee is $33.36, according to Bankrate’s 2019 checking account and ATM fee study. That’s slightly higher than it was last year and close to where it was in 2017 when it peaked within a period of two decades, according to a new report.  Although Jacksonville wasn't surveyed, two Florida cities made the list. Tampa was found to have the seventh highest fees among the cities wit […]

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