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Fashion Making History: MODA Alcazar

It happened. For three days in September, the grand Lightner Museum played host to one of the most ambitious multiple day undertakings since, perhaps, the 450th Celebration or Gentleman of the Road. Sure, St. Augustine Fashion Week’s Moda Alcazar (so n …

St. Johns County First Responders

Changing of the Guard | St. Johns County First Responders

St. Augustine First Responders By Sue Bjorkman Photos by Tucker Joenz Being a First Responder in St. Augustine requires an uncommon combo of Mayberry in your soul and a big-city state of mind. It’s still a small town, yet it hosts mega- events and welc …

Home Again

You Can Go Home Again

HOME AGAIN ST. JOHNS By Sue Bjorkman Just because ‘ending homelessness’ sounds like a dauntingly ambitious goal, doesn’t mean there aren’t people in St. Augustine who believe it is possible. Many, many committed people, working through more than 30 org …


Marty Balin Music

The Impact of a Lifetime

Marty Balin’s Many Incarnations By Susan Johnson He grew up in the projects of Richmond, California, just outside of San Francisco, and can’t remember a time when he wasn’t singing or dancing or making music of some kind. “I was always singing. When my …

Sea Shell Coasters

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

You’ve just learned the benefits shopping local provides to the community. The Old City Gift Guide gives you an idea of what our local shops and boutiques have to offer. Click on an image or the link below to visit the vendors website and #shoplocal!! …

Port Finished Bourbon St. Augustine Distillery

The St. Augustine Distillery Does It Again | Port Finished Bourbon

Arrival in Port By Kara Pound A little over six months ago, Charles Cox, owner of San Sebastian Winery, and Mike Diaz and Philip McDaniel, co-owners of St. Augustine Distillery, had an ah-ha moment. As the only distillery and winery in town, they decid …


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Downtown Wedding Finery

Fashion Revisted

Downtown Abbey Comes to Town By Elizabeth Graham From modern, innovative, fashionforward styles to classic, opulent, tailored, vintage attire — the Lightner Museum finds itself in the center of the fashion world once again. Last September, the historic …

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Row 32 North December Update

By David Seigerman | Reposted from the HFWYG Podcast: Episode 1 On December 21, 1968, NASA launched Apollo 8, its second manned spaceflight mission and the first in human history to orbit the moon. Over the course of the six-day mission, millions of pe …

Brave the Shave for Children's Cancer Research

Brave the Shave for Childhood Cancer Research

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-powered organization dedicated to raising money for children’s cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events at Meehan’s Irish Pub on January 29, 2017, where more than 30 will shave their heads in solidarity with kids with cancer and raise money for lifesaving research.

Imagine Fine Art Printing

What Can You Imagine?

Local Print Shop Can Make It A Reality By Kara Pound With a brand new location on South Dixie Highway, Tom Brock’s Imagine Fine Art Printing has become the go-to locale for fine art printing services for artists, businesses and photographers. Establish …

Abbey Road Boutique

Abbey Road Boutique

Ease on Down the Road By Kara Pound Photo by Tucker Joenz A few years ago, Anne and Jeff Rhoden began traveling to local festivals to showcase their beach-inspired clothing lines; SeaBabes Apparel for women, Trinity Surf for men, and Sea Wees for infan …

Hurricane Matthew St. Augustine

St. Augustine Uprooted: Downtown

By Kara Pound Each day gets a little bit easier. But now that the dust is starting to settle, the realization that I need to find more permanent housing for my daughter and myself is creating a lot of stress. Our pre-Hurricane Matthew home, a two-bedro …

Coastal Casual

Laid Back and Coastal Casual

By Robert Waldner Photo by Tammy Harrow Most coastal communities offer a number of options for outdoor living décor, furniture and accessories. Few in St. Augustine, however, offer the quality, services and personal touch of Coastal Casual. Since 2011, …

historic-old-jail

Jail Break 5K

WWW.ESCAPEFROMSTAUGUSTINE.COM OCTOBER 29, 2016 @ 8 A.M. – DON’T GET CAUGHT!! The term “scary fast” could take on an entirely new meaning this Halloween weekend as VeloFest Community Initiatve and Old Town Trolley team up to bring you a point-to-point 5 …

San Sebastian Winery Bar

The Cellar Upstairs Wine & Jazz Bar

A View to Remember Story and Photos by Renee Unsworth Most guests want to sit outside and enjoy the view — getting a glimpse of Flagler College towers, Memorial Episcopal Church…etc. etc. The view is what makes The Cellar Upstairs truly special. When t …

Fiesta de Aviles

Fiesta de Aviles December 10th

St Augustine’s favorite annual street party! Please note, the street will be closed to Traffic Saturday from 11am-6pm for the safety of our guests. St. Augustine’s annual Fiesta de Avilés will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2016, on Avilés Street …