Saturday, July 23, 2016

COMPASS

Festival’s aim to extend tourist season

By JAKE MARTIN [email protected] In an effort to extend the summer tourism season into the first weeks of September, the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division,...

Swamp Radio

By CONTRIBUTED Swamp Radio, Northeast Florida’s culture and arts variety live-radio experience, will take its annual summer road trip to St. Augustine to celebrate all...

720 Glassworks

By KARA POUND Local husband-and-wife glassblowing team, James and Andrea Stanford, have been creating art together for nearly five years under the moniker 720 Glassworks. Their...

Florida attractions boast new exhibits for summer

By CONTRIBUTED BY DEWAYNE BEVIL | ORLANDO SENTINEL THE RECORD Opened July 2, the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park’s working blacksmith exhibit offers guests a...

Beach shops host casual charity walk

The annual Flip Flop ‘Til You Drop starts at 1 p.m. at Dunes Cracker House Saturday. Described as “a pleasant walk for charity,” this year’s...

Uptown Saturday Night takes over San Marco Avenue

By COMPASS Uptown Saturday Night, held in the San Marco Shopping District, features special exhibits, shopping and live music from 5 to 9 p.m. the...

ATTRACTIONS

Top 5 Attractions for All Ages

It happens. You have some down time but you, the teens and the little kids all have a different idea of fun. Fortunately, St....

Save money at local attractions with Memberships

Membership has its privileges — and its rewards — here on Anastasia Island. There’s a lot of money to be saved, and it doesn’t...

The Alligator Farm: From roadside attraction to accredited zoo

There’s Americana, then there’s Floridana. If it’s Floridana, there has to be oranges, palm trees and, of course, alligators involved. Part of that state...

History of Lightner Museum

Like many of the buildings in St. Augustine, the Lightner Museum has a prominent place in history. Built in 1888 by Henry Flagler, it...

FOOD

Build a great ceaser salad

A great Caesar salad gets its swagger from a great dressing. Senior food editor Andy Baraghani gives us the inside tips, like why raw...

Dining profile: Everything Bagel

By KATHLEEN STEWARD Everything Bagel is not Lori Soule’s first restaurant, and it probably won’t be her last. Soule, a New Jersey transplant, has owned and...

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St. Augustine History

Timeline: Highlights of the 132-year history of Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

1882: Thomas Hines Coleman graduates as a deaf student from Gallaudet University and urges Florida Governor W.D. Bloxham to help establish a deaf and...

Pedro Menendez

Pedro Menendez de Aviles y Alonso de la Campa has the recognition in St. Augustine of being this city's founder. The explorer, born in Aviles,...

Minorcans of St. Augustine

In 2000, the Minorcan Festa and Paseo St. Augustine, commemorating the arrival of the Minorcans in St. Augustine in late summer of 1777, was...