Three better ideas for leaf disposal


In this day of “going green” and organic gardening it’s worth considering how best to use those leaves collecting on the ground in your yard. DR Power offers a complete lineup of leaf and lawn vacuums to collect leaves. Once you’ve collected them here are three tips on how to turn what used to be […]

Top Ten DVD List for December 31, 2013


  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   The Way, Way Back   Don Jon   They Came from Space: 20 Movie Collection   Perry Mason Movie Collection: Volume One   Love, Marilyn   Wolf Blood: Season One   One Direction: This Is Us   Thy Will […]

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Safety Message


    St. Johns County Fire Rescue (SJCFR) officials strongly encourage residents to avoid the use of illegal fireworks during New Year’s Eve celebrations.  Fire Rescue suggests that residents refrain from the use of fireworks during the holiday in order to prevent accidental injuries and/or wildfires in our community.  As always please remember that in the […]

This Week in St Augustine December 30 2013 – January 5 2014


  December 30, 2013 Monday - Sunday : December 30 - January 5 Nights of Lights - Selected by National Geographic Traveler in 2011 and 2012 as one of the ten best holiday lighting displays in the world, St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights feature millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Nation’s oldest city. Tracing […]

St. Johns County New Year’s Day Holiday Hours


    In observance of the New Year’s Day holiday, all departments of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners, St. Johns County Administrative offices, branches of the St. Johns County Public Library, Solid Waste Management, and the Pet Center will be closed January 1, 2014. All offices will resume standard business hours on Thursday, January […]

Kam’s Annual Assessment of the Cream of the Cinematic Crop


  The 10 Best, No, the 100 Best Films of 2013 by Kam Williams   While 2013 may be remembered for black-themed films like 42, The Butler, Fruitvale Station and early Oscar favorite 12 Years a Slave, there were plenty of other excellent offerings released over the course of the year. The summer season alone […]

Beginning the Road to the Super Bowl Was Unforgettable


   by Amy Lignor Yesterday there were NFL games played where the winner took all. The Packers and the Bears had to face the fact that the winner went on and the other would not even be a contender, seeing as that the Division was a real mess in 2013.   The Niners needed to […]

The Best Game in the NFL Season Was ‘Winner Takes All’!


   by Amy Lignor Yes, there were other games yesterday. There were also other important football games played yesterday where teams had to say goodbye for the year, while others saw miracles that would take them into the playoffs.   As already believed, in the AFC, Manning and his Broncos and Brady and his Patriots […]

Joaquin Phoenix Pushes Envelope Again in Another Mindbending Adventure


  Her Film Review by Kam Williams   A few years ago, Joaquin Phoenix released I’m Not Here, a novel mockumentary which chronicled his supposed retirement from acting in favor of a career in rap music. What made the movie mesmerizing was how hard it was to tell whether or not he’d really had it with […]

Lion’s Bridge in the Evening

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  Lion’s bridge is very cool.  In early evening as dusk settles in and the lights come up.