Old City Life Magazine | St. Augustine Florida


Good Taste: A Preservation of Local Flavor

Fresh, locally-sourced meats, seafood and produce. Congaree and Penn Farms and Mills grits and middlins from just up the way in Jacksonville. In-house cured pickles, mushrooms, okra and more. When a dish is set in front of you at Preserved Restaurant, …


A Night of Empowerment

FEELING FIERCE By Kelly Youngs: Founder – She is Fierce Photos by Bethany Walter Women have incredible strength. When we choose to we can create… build…grow…DO anything. In our modern world, women have so many possibilities, expectations, choices and c …

Hitting the Shore in Style

Beauty & the Beach

Hitting the Shore in Style By Michele Vijgen Photos by Addison Fitzgerald Once upon a time, swimsuits were something you wore to swim in. Now, they are statements. Fashion statements. No matter what your waterside activity is — chilling, sunning, surfi …

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 Colony Serenity

Sea Colony Serenity: Beach Retreat

The Wallace Residence – St. Augustine Beach | A Surfside Escape By Catherine Calabria Photos by Justin Itnyre Real estate agents know for sure that the old adage, “Location, location, location,” is a real truism. If you are a realtor and can live anywh …

Chicken Kabobs

Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Za’atar, Lemon, Yogurt Tahini Sauce and Vegetables

By Elizabeth (Paige) Muchmore MS, RD, LD/N, Clinical Dietician, Critical Care and Nutrition Support at Flagler Hospital Photos by Tammy Harrow Nothing says, “Happy Father’s Day” like meat over an open flame. By choosing a lean protein and using citrus …

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Daddy Day Spa

Over the years, we’ve put Dad through a lot. We’ve caused more than our fair share of gray hair; a few wrinkles; some sleepless nights; and tight shoulders. He deserves a little bit of pampering to help him put those daily worries behind, leave the cell phone in the car, and check the stress at the door.

Canvas and Upholstery Center

Gotcha Covered

Hunt Bowman of the Canvas and Upholstery Center Have a boat that needs canvas restoration, an awning that’s been battered by the elements, or a piece of furniture that needs reupholstering? Look no further than The Canvas and Upholstery Center. Each te …


St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office

There may still be a small town somewhere in the United States where the Sheriff’s Office has one car and a deputy who isn’t allowed to put a bullet in his gun without permission, but my guess is that those “Mayberry” days are long gone…


St. Augustine’s 2nd Annual Race Week Sailing Regatta

A Week on the Water By Dave Montgomery Photos by Tom Kane & Justin Itnyre Once again our historic seaport city celebrated the art and sport of sailing during St. Augustine Race Week 2016 held March 31-April 3. Over 55 wind and human-powered vessels …

Save a Life

Save a Life: Put Down the Phone

By Renee Unsworth Photos by Zach Thomas – Monarch Studio Three local fathers are setting out to make a difference right here in our community. They hope to create an awareness in both children and parents that driving safely means driving without a pho …


St. Augustine: Wedding Venue to the World, but why?

By Joe Boles It has crossed my mind once or twice that I can’t really figure out why St. Augustine has become the Wedding Venue to the World. It seems that on any given weekend of the year you’ll find any number of bridal parties zipping around downtow …

Wedding Couple Flower

The Very Definition of Perfection

What makes for the perfect wedding? As you can probably guess, there’s not one pat answer to that question. Weddings are, after all, very personal affairs and the answer depends on the person you’re asking. Large or small? Formal or casual? Indoor or o …


Weddings…Old City Style: Planning Guide

You’ve popped the question…now comes the hard part — the planning. Where do you start? Well, picking the perfect place probably is first on everyone’s list, then the reception, and the dress, the flowers, the cake…and so on and so on and so on. It’s an …

Tim's Wine Market

Tim’s Wine Market

Since opening the local franchise of Tim’s Wine Market in 2008, Michael Salley and Kathryn Vaughan have had a strong focus on good quality, good value wines and building lasting relationships with their customers. Their love for the community they serv …

St. Augustine Race Week

St. Augustine Race Week Sailing Regatta

Come out and enjoy the festivities as the 2nd Annual St. Augustine Race Week Sailing Regatta gets under way next week!! Please visit the SARW 2016 Website for more information: http://www.sarw2016.com/