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Archives for April 2009

Weekend Fun in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches

Friday:  May 1 BROWN BAG LUNCH LECTURE AT GTM RESEARCH RESERVE Pack your lunch and head up to the GTM Research Reserve for an informative lecture about Grazers, Drought, and Die-Off in Florida Marshes. Presented by the reserve’s Graduate Research Fellowship student, Schuyler van Montfrans, the lecture will focus on the role of the purple […]

Largest Condo Liquidation Store Taps Retail Traffic

NEW WAY TO SELL REAL ESTATE IN TODAY’S ECONOMY   Jacksonville, FL – CondoOutlet, the largest condominium liquidation center in the U.S., employs new strategies in pricing and location to sell real estate in today’s challenging economic climate.  The location at St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville is intended to tap into the 1.1 million […]

Junkanoo Festival Coming to St. Augustine

BAHAMIAN MUSIC, FOOD AND FUN IN NATION’S OLDEST CITY!   ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The ancient streets of St. Augustine will be filled with the colorful excitement of the Bahamas when the Annual Junkanoo Festival gets underway on Saturday, May 16th .  Featuring young people and musicians from Abaco, Bahamas, festival highlights include an authentic […]

NPR: Perspectives on Marijuana Legalization

What If Marijuana Were Legal? Possible Outcomes by John Burnett Listen to the audio! All Things Considered, April 20, 2009 · There’s a surge of public interest in legalizing marijuana as a partial answer to a host of problems. Last week, Mexico’s congress debated legalizing cannabis as a way to undermine cartel income. And when […]

Is Your Church Struggling?

ORMOND BEACH – My church is struggling financially.  It is a major denomination and the word is that most of the churches in that denomination are in the same boat.  Further I’m told, other denominations are suffering too and it’s because of the ECONOMY!We just went through a significant reduction in staff and one casualty […]

Filmmaker Rodrigo Diaz’s “Havana Surf” (republished from Sept. 08)

“Havana Surf” is a documentary about the surfing culture in Cuba. Surfing’s material and political issues struggle as well as the exploration of its un-surfed swells.

Suspect Shot Dead By Police

APRIL 18 – The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office became involved in a deputy engaged shooting early Saturday morning, which resulted in the death of a suspect according to a news alert received by Historic City News today. The subject, whose identity has not yet been confirmed at this time, is believed to be connected […]

“Zombie Strippers” tonight on Spike TV

In the not too distant future a secret government re-animation chemo-virus gets released into conservative Sartre, Nebraska and lands in an underground strip club.

Las Vegas Comedian/Magician “Mac King”

To be a magician or comedian (or both) you have to perform for people. I started out just doing tricks for my family and then friends.

Jim Sleeps on My Couch: The Then and Now of Homelessness in St. Augustine

ST. AUGUSTINE – Jim sleeps on my couch, a product of my giving nature and admitted naiveté. I used to give a dollar to the homeless guy on the corner who consistently requests a specific amount of change – something like 24 cents rather than a quarter – outside the Lil’ Champ. Now my living […]