By Sue Bjorkman email@example.com Many of St. Augustine’s historic sites are impossible to miss. It would be rare to visit the city and not notice the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument or the Bridge of Lions, for instance. Others, like the The Fuente de los Conos de San Francisco,
By KIMEKO MCCOY firstname.lastname@example.org About this time almost 50 years ago, the people of St. Augustine were in the midst of a big celebration. There was the nightly fiesta known as Days of Spain. Buildings were restored and reconstructed, and there was an overall celebration. Some of the most
By KIMEKO MCCOY email@example.com The projects may be different but the folks in St. Augustine’s hearts are still in the same place. Nancy Sikes-Kline, city commissioner, said the most important aspect of the 400th commemoration versus the 450th commemoration is its inclusiveness.
firstname.lastname@example.org St. Joseph Academy senior Samantha Cosme has some big plans for after graduation. For college, the Youth Ambassador has set her sights on George Washington University or Georgetown University, both in Washington, D.C., to major in international relations and political sc
email@example.com With this much to say, it’s best to have a nice, slow horse. That’s the philosophy of former St. Augustine carriage driver, Phil King. It also explains why Thorton, now on a pasture in horse-heaven, was the perfect match for the loquacious historian, as the pair presente
No need to wait for the 450th to start celebrating St. Augustine’s heritage. This Saturday, the commemoration of the city’s 449th anniversary will be the focus of several Founders’ Day events. From re-enactments to religious ceremonies to eating like it’s 1565, this year’s options won’t disappoint.
By BY SUSAN PARKER The plans were first overheard some time in August of 1702. A Choctaw Christian woman eavesdropped on English traders in what is today western Georgia. The traders were colonists from the English colony of South Carolina. What she heard was their plans to move down the Atlantic co
A local favorite was recently recognized for its high-quality food and superior service by one of the food industry’s most-respected organizations. Pizzalley’s Chianti Room received the National Award of Excellence from the American Culinary Federation in July. It’s one of only 20 restaurants across
When Keith Dreier’s sign company was bought out four years ago, the entrepreneur scoured the east coast of Florida for the right opportunity to return to the business world. After a lot of searching, he came upon St. Johns Printing and Cartridge World in downtown St. Augustine. It has turned out to
Known as one of the top tourist spots in St. Augustine, the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum has a little piece of history with every footstep tourists and visitors take on the property. Julia Vaill Gatlin, the museum’s executive director, said that the property is the best dug site in St. Augustine and f