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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 a place to call home. It would tell you about the British governors who it gave shelter and

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 president of the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau.

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 weekend have been slow, according to Richard Goldman, CEO

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 projects for several city councils in Spain and Fr

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, in fair condition.” Those comments date back to a map drawn up in 1788 by Mariano de la Rocque. No one disputed