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Neff Jewelers

Something Old, Something New: Neff Jewelers

A Tradition of Creating (And Re-Creating) By Kara Pound Photos by Tucker Joenz Located in a meticulously restored residence originally built as one of Henry Rhode’s model homes in the mid-1890s, Neff Jewelers has grown into a St. Augustine tradition fo …


Sweet Success: Made in St. Augustine

By Anne C. Heymen Current photos by Mark Cubbedge Archive photos courtesy of the St. Augustine Historical Society Research Library Henry and Esther Whetstone and daughter Virginia Whetstone Maguire give a whole new meaning to the phrase, “Well aren’t y …

St Marys

A Walk Thru History

150 Years of Lincolnville By Chad Light Current Photos by Mark Cubbedge Archival photos courtesy of the St. Augustine Historical Society Research Library Lincolnville — most people living in St. Augustine, for even a short period of time, are familiar …


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 …

Watering the Dream

A View with a Home: Watering a Dream

By OCL Staff Photos by Justin Itnyre Love of the water — that’s what led Keith and Connie Werninck to build their dream home along a beautiful stretch of the Intracoastal Waterway. Its 10,000 square feet exemplify coastal living. Breathtaking views of …

Dark is the New Light: Brewmasters Corner

Cut Calories, Not Taste By Kara Pound Photos by Mark Cubbedge It’s an all-too-familiar scene for any beer lover. You’re out to lunch with friends and the server comes over to take your drink order. “I’ll have a Guinness,” you tell her. Your friend’s fa …


Latest Old City Life News

Bulla Cabana at the Lost Art Gallery

WHEN: March 3 & 4 WHERE: Lost Art Gallery 210 St. George Street St. Augustine, FL 32084 904-827-9800 WHAT: Lost Art Gallery presents “Bulla Cubana”, a celebration of art, music and dance benefiting St. Augustine’s Sister City, Baracoa Cuba. Baracoa …

Vilano Bridge 5K

Vilano Bridge 5K Walk/Run 2017

Lace up your shoes and get ready for the 21st annual Vilano Bridge 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run on Sat., March 18 at 8:00am. You won’t get better views and we have a great after-party planned with music, food, finisher awards, family games and great …

January 2017 Row 32 North

The Good with the Bad: Row 32 North January Update

After a month on the Atlantic, we are now approaching halfway point on this journey. This trip has certainly held true to expectations — we have experienced the full remit of emotions, physical discomforts and ocean tomfoolery. It’s unbelievable to think a month has gone by and we have another 4-5 weeks to go.

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 …

Row 32 North Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge

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, …