Memories of St. Augustine, Florida

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Heather Smith recollects some of the fondest memories of St Augustine that make this place a resort of lasting charm.  Some of my most precious memories come from the time I spent in St. Augustine. My parents moved there when I was fifteen; it was 1972. My brothers and I grew up predominately in the […]

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 […]

4th of July Celebration on Top of the Lighthouse

Sunday: July 4 WILLIE GREEN IN CONCERT Blues legend and Eclipse recording artist Willie Green will perform two special July 4th concerts in St. Augustine. Admission is free to his 2-6 p.m. show at the Lincolnville Summer Sunday Music Series at St. Benedict Shady Field, 100 M.L. King in Lincolnville (bring a chair) – food, […]

Daughter’s Story Wins Grand Prize to America’s Oldest Romantic City


Jacksonville COUPLE WINS NATIONAL 2nd HONEYMOON CONTEST Sarah Joy Rushing submitted a story to the Inns of Elegance thinking that she would like to surprise her parents Mary and Robert Hicks by winning the Inns’ 2nd Honeymoon ROMANCE IS INN THE AIR’ Contest for them!. Much to her surprise, she did win one of (5) […]

The St. Augustine Nautical Festival and Boat Show

New and used boats, vintage boats and all things nautical will be featured May 29-30 when the Marine Industries Association of Northeast Florida (MIANEF) presents the St. Augustine Nautical Festival and Boat Show. Sponsored by The St. Augustine Port, Waterways & Beach District and St. Augustine Marine, the festival follows in the wake of three […]

The Wild Side of St. Augustine

Friday: May 7 FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK Enjoy the latest exhibits, music, entertainment and refreshments at more than 20 participating St. Augustine galleries. Tours begin at Rembrandtz American Craft Gallery, 131 King Street. Galleries are open from 5 to 9 p.m. St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains and Old Town Trolleys offer attendees a complimentary shuttle service […]

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

Saturday: April 24 A TASTE OF ST. AUGUSTINE Savor the unique tastes of St. Augustine during this flavorful event that showcases more than 30 area restaurants’ signature dishes. All the fun takes place at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, which will be transformed into a culinary marketplace offering the participating restaurants “signature tastes” as well as […]

James Swanson Named Senior Business Development Officer of FirstAtlantic Bank

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – FirstAtlantic Bank Market Executive Lou Noir-Jones announced that James Swanson has been named senior business development officer of the St. Augustine market. Swanson, a St. Augustine banking veteran, brings vast experience in commercial banking to the $192 million institution. Prior to joining FirstAtlantic Bank, Swanson was a commercial lender for First […]

Spectacular Sunday in St. Augustine

FIRST COAST OPERA – OPERA NOIR Enjoy an evening at the Opera as First Coast Opera presents Opera Noir, a showcase of villains, scallywags and divas form popular operas. The program takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Avenue in […]

Visit St. Augustine Florida This Weekend for An Ancient City Throwdown

Friday: March 5 FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK Join one of St. Augustine’s most popular cultural events from 5 to 9 p.m. on the first Friday of every month. Enjoy the latest exhibits, music, entertainment and refreshments at over 20 participating galleries. Tours begin at Rembrandtz American Craft Gallery, 131 King Street. St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains […]