Riverside Arts Market marred by diesel exhaust

The Riverside Arts Market has a promise from a neighboring business to avoid venting diesel fumes that irritated crowds at the popular Jacksonville bazaar.

“They said that would not happen again, and they certainly don’t want to interrupt the market,” said Teri Coutu, who directs the market held Saturdays under the Fuller Warren Bridge.

People there last weekend blamed headaches, sore throats and other problems on exhaust from a diesel-powered generator at Lender Processing Services’ property at 601 Riverside Ave.

It was the third weekend since September that there had been an exhaust problem, said market regulars.

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