Day: October 6, 2020

VyStar wants more retail, glass storefronts in modified Downtown garage design | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record

VyStar Credit Union wants to add 5,749 square feet of retail, glass storefronts and redesign the facade of its proposed Downtown parking garage.

The credit union applied for a design modification with the Downtown Development Review Board, which will vote on the changes Oct. 8.

The DDRB approved the previous design for the garage at 28 W. Forsyth St. in December 2018 when it was part of SouthEast Development Group of Jacksonville and The Molasky Group’s proposal for the Laura Street Trio adaptive use project.

VyStar’s changes would bring retail space in the garage to 19,516 square feet, add glass

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Online home decor retailer Ballard Designs to open Houston store

Ballard Designs, a catalog and online retailer of furniture and home decor, will open a store in the Houston market in River Oaks Shopping Center.

The Atlanta-based omnichannel retailer will take over the 10,000-square-foot space previously occupied by Gap Stores in February, the company announced.

Ballard Designs joins other design and furniture stores in Weingarten Realty Investors’ renovated River Oaks center as it continues its brick-and-mortar expansion. The Houston store will be the chain’s 16th since first opening stores 2007.

“We’ve been serving Houston designers and homeowners for 35 years through our catalog, so we already have a large following

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The new Audi A3 Sportback Exterior Design in Manhattan Grey

The new Audi A3 Sportback has a sporty and taut road stance. The front section is dominated by a wide, hexagonal Singleframe with a honeycomb grille. It accentuates the dynamic character of the premium compact car just as clearly as the large, angular air inlets whose depth gives them a sculptural effect.

The shoulder line runs in a wedge shape from the headlights to the rear lights, making the Audi A3 Sportback appear longer. The surface below it falls inward, accentuating the quattro blisters and highlighting the body shoulder. With its concave side, the A3 Sportback is showcasing a completely

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AP mocked after etiquette coach says Thanksgiving hosts should offer special rooms for impeachment talk, moderators

The Associated Press was lampooned by critics on Wednesday after sharing a story in which an etiquette coach offered over-the-top advice on how to keep Thanksgiving Day political discussions peaceful.

The piece by the AP’s Dan Sewell, titled “On the Thanksgiving menu: Turkey, with a side of impeachment,” suggests Americans could use special rooms dedicated for political discussion and even an in-house moderator.


“Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are deeply split on a looming historic impeachment,” Sewell wrote. “Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting

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