Category Archives: Community

Projects and events that promote vibrant communities

Bioswale Update

The San Marco Library Bioswale, a Coca-Cola Company demonstration project with the St. Johns Riverkeeper, is both beautiful and effective two years after installation.   The Bald Cypress, Spartina Grass, Muhly Grass, and Dwarf Yaupon Holly drain and filter the … Continue reading

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Balis Park is Complete!

      Renovations of Balis Park are complete.  This transformation happened surprisingly fast by city infrastructure improvement standards.  It took only 1.5 years from idea conception to completion!   The original idea was spawned by the realization that the … Continue reading

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Inflatable giant plum anyone?

Ark Nova is the world’s first inflatable concert venue and a doppelgänger for a very large plum.  Created by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki and sculptor Anish Kapoor, (no stranger to crazy structures, inflatable or otherwise) the bulbous purple creation takes just two hours to blow up, and fits … Continue reading

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Balis Park Groundbreaking 2013 – YouTube

Balis Park Groundbreaking 2013 – YouTube.

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Balis Park | The Central Park of San Marco

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Why do we need the Mobility Plan?

This person has two choices- manually wheel through the sometimes muddy or wet grass, or go into the street- to get to the bus stop.  How is this acceptable? Regardless of how we arrived at this situation, the mobility plan … Continue reading

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Student Benefit Concert

  Our 15 year old son, Jacob, is a piano student at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts.  He will be performing in this benefit concert.  We hope you can attend.

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Me and My Bike

Here at enVision, we helped some local middle school students create some bike promotion and safety videos for their peers. We were pretty happy with the result.  But I must admit, this video from Wafalme is much cooler.  It was … Continue reading

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San Marco Dining District Spice Blends Now Available!

San Marco Dining District shared Bistro Aix‘s photo. Friday Check out the new Spice Blends available at all of the San Marco Dining District restaurants today, and at All Spiced Up in San Marco Square! Portion of the sales benefit the new Balis Park | The … Continue reading

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Fernandina Beach Runners Event- Hale & Hearty 7K registration open

The second Community First Hale & Hearty 7K will be in very walkable Fernandina Beach.  With a walk scale of 94, Fernandina Beach is a leader in Northeast Florida, making it an ideal place to celebrate healthy communities. What is … Continue reading

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