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St. Jude Gave Life to Her

She Wants to Give Back Story and photos by Tammy Harrow Alexis Ferro – happy and healthy thanks to St. Jude Hospital When Alexis Ferro was 10 years old her mom, Kim began worrying something wasn’t quite right. She seemed lethargic and a couple of days …


Women of Action

Women of Action

Every year, Old City Life carves out a section of the March issue to shine a spotlight on area women who make a difference in our community. Along with our “cover girl” Letti Bozard, these five women epitomize the St. Augustine/St. Johns County woman: strong, intelligent, caring, giving, fierce, impactful, virbrant (and the glowing adjecives could go on and on and on). Each one has made a significant mark on their world, and our world and without them.



Fins to the Left | In Margaritaville St. Augustine

Landsharks on stage with Jimmy Buffett By Kara Pound Photos by Steven Howes Howes It Look? Photography With a tagline professing, “The most fun you can have on dry land!”, it’s no wonder the Landsharks Band has been bringing their feel-good tunes and h …



Right Under Our Feet…We Just Didn’t Know

CITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE ARCHEOLOGIST CARL HALBIRTAND DR. KATHLEEN DEAGAN By Lura Readle Scarpitti Photos by Kate Gardiner The world of an archeological dig is a hard to describe if you haven’t experienced one: there’s the “swoosh, swoosh, swoosh” of the …


Down in the Dirt

Down in the Dirt

Revolution Race Team LETTI BOZARD’S “OTHER” PERSONA By Kara Pound Photos by Mark Cubbedge She’s really a popular figure around the place.” That’s something that you hear a lot about Letti Bozard. The successful businesswoman has her hands in a lot of c …


Michael Jordan Music

Like Water For Music: A St. Augustine Guitar Virtuoso

Watch Michael Jordan play guitar above, or see him at Stogies on Sundays starting @ 9 p.m. By J.B. Birney Photos by Tucker Joenz About the late guitar guru Michael Hedges, Pete Townshend said, “I feel I can always hear his heart when he plays.” This li …


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 …