Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Where History Lives Slideshow

Where History Lives: The Government House has seen years of history If the walls of St. Augustine’s Government House could talk they would tell you about the Menorcan refugees who crossed its path looking for...

Hotel booking numbers slim for Celebrate 450!

With the kickoff of St. Augustine’s 450th anniversary celebration only 30 days away, demand and bookings for hotel rooms in the city over that weekend have been slow, according to Richard Goldman, CEO and...

Hotel booking numbers slim for Celebrate 450!

Officials hope for a turnaround as event gets closer By Kimeko Mccoy [email protected] With the kickoff for St. Augustine’s 450th anniversary celebration only 30 days away, demand and bookings for hotel rooms in the city over that...

Aviles artist makes first U.S. visit

By Kimeko Mccoy [email protected] For the last 20 years, Aviles artist Pablo Hugo Rozada Vena has participated in more than 50 exhibitions. His career carried him through the role of curator, coordinator and designer of different artistic...

Catholic Church gets first-class relic

A relic dating back to 430 A.D. isn’t something that’s easy to acquire. So when the Diocese of St. Augustine was loaned a first-class relic of St. Augustine of Hippo late last month, it was...

Historic Tovar House gets a second look

It is said that while the Spanish occupied St. Augustine, they took thorough notes. And according to those notes, the Tovar House at 22 St. Francis St. was a “house of thin walls of tabby,...

DuPont family history traces back to sixteenth century

Family history is much like a seed. It starts with a person planted in a particular spot and soon enough, it becomes deeply rooted in its community, connecting to things around it and creating a...

450 years of history bound into an easy read

St. Augustine’s 450 years of history can now be purchased in a 255-page hardbound book. Developed out of the 450th Commemoration Department Office, “A Story of Unbroken History & Enduring Spirit” is a limited-edition book...

Aviles bands to perform during 450th celebration

The list for September’s 450th celebration performances is getting some Spanish flavor. St. Augustine’s Sister City Association is bringing in three groups from sister city Aviles, Spain, to perform Sept. 3 and Sept. 5. Sister City...

Celebrate 450! acts in place and ready to go

Now that all of the acts for Celebrate 450! have been announced, St. Augustine residents know what to expect. The celebration’s five major headliners were announced in mid-May and include Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell,...

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