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This Weekend in St Augustine and Ponte Vedra

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          July 25, 2012
Friday: July 27
Dukes of September at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs as “The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue” will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are $48, $68, and $88.  http://www.staugamphitheatre.com 904-471-1965

Stars Flashin’ with Passion for Fashion
A special preview of fashion designers for Stars Flashin’ with Passion for Fashion at 7:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Barn, 259 San Marco Ave in St. Augustine. Tickets are $10 advanced or $15 at the door. 904-325-1530

Saturday: July 28
Uptown Saturday Night
From 5 – 9 p.m. galleries, antique stores and unique shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission of Nombre de Dios feature book signings, live music, refreshments and more. 904-823-9263

Walk on the Wild Side at Anastasia State Park
A 2.5 mile Ranger-led walk at 9 a.m. through Anastasia State Park, 1340 A A1A, St. Augustine. Participation is free with paid park admission. http://www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia 904-461-2033

Living History Days at Fort Mose
Experience living history demonstrations as volunteers in period dress offer visitors a fascinating glimpse into the past from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Mose State Park, 15 Fort Mose Trail, in St. Augustine. Admission is $4 per vehicle or $2 per pedestrian or bicyclist.  http://www.floridastateparks.org/fortmose 904-823-2232

Yes to Perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
British progressive rock band Yes performs along with special guest Procol Harum at 6:30 p.m. at St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A S, in St. Augustine. Tickets are $35, $45, $55, $75, and $100.  http://www.staugamphitheatre.com 904-471-1965

Sunday: July 29
Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show

Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort, 860 A1A Beach Boulevard at St. Augustine Beach, will host this summer’s Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show featuring the best of St. Augustine wedding venues and services. The show takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is $8 in advance and $10 day of show.  http://www.BrideandGroom.us 904-366-3700

Entertainment

Mob Wheelman Puts Pedal to the Metal in Adrenaline-Fueled Blockbuster

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Books

Gil’s Goodwill!

  Gil Robertson The “Book of Black Heroes” Interview with Kam Williams Gil's Goodwill! For nearly three decades, writer/author Gil L. Robertson, IV has used the written word to enlighten, empower and uplift. The one-time political organizer initially made his mark in entertainment journalism, penning over 50 national magazine covers and contributing bylines to a wide range of publications that include the Los Angeles Times, the Atlanta … [Read More its Good for You...]

Art

The Day After the Day Of

  The Day After the Day Of by Paul Ilechko   The sky sheds its tears. This morning is the morning of the day after. The day of mourning, the day after the day of.  I beseech the sky to shed tears in order to wash away the tears on my face.   This is the first day of the time after. This is the beginning of a new time, the days of pain, the days of sorrow. We are in mourning. The sky looks down and sheds its tears for … [Read More its Good For You...]

Real Estate

How to Hire a Winner in Real Estate

  How to Hire a Winner in Real Estate by Amy Lignor   You want to buy that new house because the twins are on their way. Little Betty and Little John are already there, but who knew you would have even more so soon? What’s that? Oh…well, of course, in order to buy that new home with four bedrooms instead of two, you will also need to sell your present homestead in order to get the money needed to start paying on a new one. And, of … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Lifestyle

Ejogo’s Largo!

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Outdoors

Fishing for swordfish in Louisiana? You bet

  Fishing for swordfish in Louisiana? You bet by Craig Lamb The Mississippi River delta and surrounding offshore waters are without a doubt some of the richest fishing waters in the world. Venice, Louisiana, is the hub for reaching the richest saltwater game fish waters in the U.S. Yellowfin tuna. Snapper. Grouper. Wahoo. Dolphin. Marlin. And lately, there are swordfish. If you want to experience the latest hot trend in Louisiana … [Read More its Good for You...]

Sports

You Don’t Have to be Greek to be a “Zorba” Fanatic

  You Don’t Have to be Greek to be a “Zorba” Fanatic by Amy Lignor   No, the sport is not called ‘Zorba’, but it most definitely fits for this article’s title. This most unusual sport is actually called ‘Zorbing’, and has caught on like wildfire across the globe. And now, seeing as that the NBA has wrapped, with Golden State proving that they were determined to make amends for last season; and with the NHL closing up shop for the season … [Read More its Good for You...]

Business

Add Value with Summer Home Renovation Projects

  Add Value with Summer Home Renovation Projects by Amy Lignor   There are a whole list of summer activities for you and the kids planned. Most of them, of course, you want to be nothing but fun, such as grilling outside on the patio or swimming in the pool. However, having the backyard pool and patio are two things you really need in place before either of those activities could be enjoyed. And building this area could be a great … [Read More its Good for You...]

Travel

Finding Relaxation in the Most Remote Locations of All

    Finding Relaxation in the Most Remote Locations of All by Amy Lignor   It is a fact that the largest travel locations are also beyond popular. Among the downsides of this fact is that when you’re looking for peace, quiet, and basically a chance to do nothing more than spend time with yourself and, perhaps, one other best friend, the most popular places don’t offer that. In other words, it is the most remote (sometimes most … [Read More its Good for You...]

Green Living

Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden

  Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden by Amy Lignor   Many are still dealing with that wintery mix Mother Nature just loves to toss down from the sky this time of year. Yet, that gardener living inside the soul – the one just dreaming of the sunny skies and lazy rainy days that are must-haves in order to grow the best vegetables possible – is already jotting down the facts, tricks and tips they need to know in order to make that … [Read More its Good for You...]