Media - 2021







Press Release

5 Points Collaborative

January 12, 2021

Established in 2019, the Five Points Collaborative is a group of individuals who represent the businesses and community organizations of the Historic Five Points area.

Press Release

Riverside Avondale Preservation Welcomes New Executive Director, Shannon Blankinship

June 29, 2021, RAP Welcomes New Executive Director, Shannon Blankinship

A message from Shannon…

Press Release

Reopening of Lomax Street with Councilwoman Randy Defoor

July 2, 2021, Riverside Avondale Preservation celebrates the reopening of Lomax Street with Councilwoman Randy DeFoor and small businesses

Long-awaited infrastructure project is completed and now is the time for crowds to support the affected businesses...


Herschel St./St. Johns Ave. Improvement Project Moves Forward

July 21, 2021, The RAP Transportation & Infrastructure Committee continues to monitor the status of several projects, including FDOT improvements to Herschel St...


Job Posting

Join Our Team As Outreach Manager

July 28, 2021, Riverside Avondale Preservations seeks to add an Outreach Manager. The Outreach Manager serves as a community liaison and business steward of Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) and the Riverside Arts Market (RAM).




Press Release

Feeding Florida awarded $4.9 million to continue SNAP 

August 25, 2021

On Wednesday, August 18, USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced a $4.9 million award to Feeding Florida, continuing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP) nutrition incentive program, Fresh Access Bucks (FAB).

Community Event

International Coastal Cleanup Day

September 8, 2021

Is there a better way to spend a Saturday than making our neighborhood cleaner? International Coastal Cleanup Day is all about cleaning up the shorelines. What reaches the coasts starts in our neighborhood.

Press Release

Riverside Avondale Preservation's 37th Annual Luminaria Celebration

December 10, 2021

For the 37th year, residents of Riverside and Avondale are making plans for their Luminaria celebrations. The Riverside Avondale Preservation Luminaria...




Our Gift To You

December 31, 2021

Earlier this month, we mailed a gift to many. We partnered with local authors to create stories about why we love our neighborhood. Today, I want to give this gift to you...

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