Archives for August 2010

Public Invited to Friends of A1A Wayfinding Workshops

Friends of A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway invites the public to attend workshops to share information and receive input for A1A Scenic and Historic Byway wayfinding sign designs. The wayfinding master plan will cover the 72-mile corridor through St. Johns and Flagler counties. The purpose of the workshops is to receive public comment on […]

Night Owl Cinema returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Night Owl Cinema returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre with two fun filled fall dates Friday, September 10th, 2010, featuring School of Rock with a special performance by the South Woods Elementary Rock Band performing once at 7:15 pm and once during intermission. (Rated PG-13 Parental Discretion is Advised) Saturday, October 30th, 2010, Halloween Double […]

End-Of-Summer Offers For Florida’s Historic Coast

Summer is slipping past, but there’s still time to plan an end-of-summer getaway to Florida’s Historic Coast. Now, new accommodations offers with rates starting as low as $49 a night, make August and September the ideal time to explore St. Augustine’s history, enjoy the luxurious resorts of Ponte Vedra or play in the surf on […]

Olympic Athletes Endangered by Prescription Drug Side Effects

As if using illegal drugs wasn’t immoral enough, now athletes have taken to misusing prescription drugs to improve their performance as well. Turn on the local news on any given day and you’ll likely hear more than one story about a professional athlete who was hospitalized or even killed due to prescription drug side effects. […]

Prescription Drug Rehab and Sports

With the heavy pressure to perform, many athletes resort to overuse of stimulants and prescription drugs to keep going. Sports, especially team sports, are grueling and demand long days of intense physical activity during both training and game times. The average pro athlete uses prescription drugs in over twice the quantities of the non-athlete.

Red Couch Chronicles: New Marketing Videos Available for Your Viewing Pleasure

As many of you know, we have launched a new advertising campaign with a red couch as its centerpiece. The red couch symbolizes a place where people tell stories — stories about Florida’s Historic Coast and the great vacation opportunities found here. As part of the campaign, we created videos featuring the red couch at […]

A Party for St. Augustine Beach’s 51st Anniversary

Party on the Pier ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH PIER FREE TO THE PUBLIC WHAT: The St. Johns Cultural Events Division Presents “St. Augustine Beach’s 51st Anniversary, Party on the Pier” Saturday August 28th at the St. Augustine Beach Pier. The event is free to the public and will feature live music from St. Augustine Local 80’s […]

Famous Culinary Figure Found Dead in Lyon, France

Chef Jean-Stephane Poinard Makes a Media Statement About his Father Jean-Francois Poinard “The last time I saw my Father was June, 2007, just before my family and I came to the U.S. There are so many things I never finished with my Father and sadly, the best part of his life was still ahead. He […]