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Ripley’s to Open Historic Castle Warden for Nighttime Investigations

Long considered one of the most haunted buildings in the Southeastern United States, the historic Ripley’s Castle Warden will soon be open to night-time paranormal investigations…   “We’re going to debut this amazing opportunity on Halloween,” said Kim Kiff, General Manager of Ripley’s St. Augustine attractions.  “After that,” Kiff continued, “we’ll continue to offer these overnight […]

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

Learn about the exciting events up and coming this weekend in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches.  Friday: October 5 First Friday Art Walk The latest exhibits, music, entertainment and refreshments at more than 20 St. Augustine art galleries. Old Town Trolleys offer free round-trips to the heart of the art district from the […]

Zombie Attacks Underway at Ripley’s!!

Ripley’s Attractions in St. Augustine Florida will be hosting a wide variety of activities for the Halloween season. Here is just a sample of the haunting experiences that await: Zombieville – This is an interactive paintball experience of horrific proprotions!  Load up and take aim at the undead, enjoy tales told in the hut of […]

Classic Halloween Adventures in Old St. Augustine

When it comes to selecting the perfect place for ghostly fun, it’s difficult to find a more haunted location than the Nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine, Florida. With nearly 450 years of history, ancient narrow streets, two cemeteries with graves dating back hundreds of years, a brooding Spanish fortress and endless stories of roaming spirits […]

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

Following are some interesting weekend events in the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches as September’s first week closes. Friday: September 7 First Friday Art Walk The latest exhibits, music, entertainment and refreshments at more than 20 St. Augustine art galleries. Old Town Trolleys offer free round-trips to the heart of the art district from […]

‘First Christmas’ to be Launched in January 2013 in Tallahassee, FL

Florida Living History and Mission San Luis will be launching First Christmas in Florida next year.  To kick off our commemoration of Florida’s 500th anniversary in 2013, Florida Living History, Inc. (www.floridalivinghistory.org), and Mission San Luis (www.missionsanluis.org) will launch First Christmas – a new, annual, heritage Event, re-enacting the first Christmas celebrated in the continental United States, in 1539! […]

15th Annual Community Harvest Program to be Held in September

St. Augustine Humane Society will participate in the Columbia Restaurant’s 15th Annual Community Harvest program in September. Let your appetite do the giving while you support the St. Augustine Humane Society by dining at any Columbia Restaurant in St. Augustine during the entire month of September for lunch or dinner. The local Humane Society is […]

The ‘Founding of St. Augustine’ Anniversary – Sept. 8, 2012 – St. Augustine, FL

September 2012 marks the 447th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine in September 1565. Four hundred and forty-seven years ago, in September 1565, Admiral Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés stepped ashore on Matanzas Bay and founded St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest, continuously occupied, European city and port in the continental United States. On Saturday, September 8, 2012 […]

Pros and Cons: Corporate Ads on NBA Jerseys May Debut in 2012-13 Season

How much is jersey space worth to a corporate sponsor, and is that enough money to give up a 2-inch-by-2-inch area to change tradition in the NBA? According to the NBA Board of Governors, the possible net gain to the league may be worth the change, according to a meeting in Las Vegas Thursday. Jerseys may […]