st augustine: Scenic Cruise for a A Cause - 09/20/09 01:49 AM
On Friday, September 18 my husband and I attended Artbreakers Scenic Cruise for a Cause. Pier Fitts and Gaye Jones, both cancer survivors founded Artbreakers to assist cancer patients in St. Augustine, FL. Artbreakers is a great local charity and this event was so much fun.

The cruise was on the Victory III, owned by the Usina Family and is Scenic Cruise of St. Augustine. It was a perfect night for a cruise and was sold out (60 people). The live entertainment provided by JR Roberts was wonderful.

Local artists donated works of art to be auctioned. The ride … (3 comments)

st augustine: Events in St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra, Florida August 28-30, 2009 - 08/26/09 11:03 AM
Events in St. Augustine, Florida this weekend, August 28-30, 2009.
Another beautiful weekend is on tap for St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra, Florida. weekend forecast shows scattered thunderstorms which are typical for this time of year during the afternoon with temperatures from the low 70s to the mid-80s.
On Friday, August 28th, O.A.R. is in concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheater.
Attend the Grand Opening of the Heather Blanton exhibit at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra on Friday. Ruth's Chris will be catering the wine & appetizer opening reception starting at 6:30 p.m.  Blanton uses photographic images to show … (0 comments)

st augustine: Bratini - FUN Fundraiser for Women's Council of REALTORS and ARTBREAKERS - 08/18/09 11:00 AM
BRATINI - Cancer & WCR Fundraiser in St. Augustine, FL
I am so proud to be a member of the St. Augustine Regional Chapter of the Women's Council of REALTORS (WCR). The friendship and support I have received from this professional organization is immeasurable. The chapter provides education assistance to encourage members to enhance their knowledge in the real estate business. Additionally, the chapter builds leaders in the community and assists the chapter's leadership in attending local, regional, state (Florida Association of REALTORS), and national (National Association of REALTORS) conferences.
Now the chapter has come up with a fun fundraiser---Bratini. It … (2 comments)

st augustine: Summer Haven Bridges - 08/17/09 08:28 AM
Replacement of the two Summer Haven Bridges along Scenic & Historic A1A in St. Johns County, FL is to start in August 2009 and continue for 2 years.
A Construction Open House will be held on August 20th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 5-7 p.m. at Whitney Labs at Marineland. The bridges will be significantly wider and a bit higher than they are now. There will be shoulders, bike paths and fishing areas.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has issued the following press release so the public can view the plans and better understand the timeframe and … (0 comments)

st augustine: What's Happening in St. Augustine, FL This Weekend - 08/13/09 03:11 AM
Another fun-filled weekend is in store for those of us in St. Augustine. Won't you come join us?
Here's the calendar of events with a summary below.
I'll be going to Counting Crows tomorrow, Friday, August 14th and hopefully doing many of the other fun things that are happening in St. Augustine this weekend.
In addition to the Counting Crows, Judas Priest and Whitesnake will be performing at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 15th.
There will be an Elvis Tribute Concert at Flagler College Auditorium on Sunday, August 16th.
Wild Dreams, a performance about Henry Flagler, will be on Friday … (0 comments)

st augustine: Whetstone Chocolates - St. Augustine Family Business - 08/11/09 03:36 AM
Whetstone Chocolates - St. Augustine Family Business since 1967
Tomorrow is my mother's birthday, so I had to stop by Whetstone Chocolates to get her some dark chocolate truffles and dark chocolate. She likes all kinds of chocolate, but I am partial to dark chocolate and was hoping she would share. Every year I get her Whetstone Chocolates. Every year I wrap the box and we both laugh as we both know what is inside (or what had better be inside!). She doesn't live in St. Augustine, but Whetstone Chocolate is her favorite chocolate (and mine, too!).
Virginia Whetstone, President of … (5 comments)

st augustine: Pawnee's in Vilano Beach, FL - Fine Wines and More - 08/09/09 11:14 AM
Pawnee's Cafe and Fine Wines in Vilano Beach, FL
There's a great retail wine store in Vilano Beach where you can find your favorite wines at discount prices---Pawnee's. Pawnee's moved from Ponte Vedra to Vilano Beach a couple of years ago and is leasing the old Barrancotto's Italian Restaurant (was Since 1946 Restaurant after Barrancotto's) at 165 Vilano Road. Here are Sam & Laurie Barrancotto at last Friday night's wine tasting.
Wine Tastings are every Wednesday and Friday from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Pawnee Weaver is the operator and is open Wednesday - Sunday. She serves lunch Wednesday - Friday from … (0 comments)

st augustine: Mike's Place - Bait Shop in North Beach, St. Augustine, FL - 08/07/09 04:20 AM
Mike's Place - for bait, crabs and shrimp on the Intracoastal just north of St. Augustine, FL
I like crabs. I just do. I like picking crabs. I like taking a couple of hours just to eat them. You don't put on any weight this way. I am like Bubba in Forrest Gump. I like stone, Dungeness, snow, blue, king, you name it--- crabs. I like them steamed, cold, in a salad, crabcakes, baked in a casserole, you get the idea. I just like crabs.
I grew up eating blue crabs that we caught in the panhandle of Florida (okay, my … (5 comments)

st augustine: St. Augustine's Weekend Happenings August 7-9, 2009 - 08/05/09 11:38 PM
St. Augustine, Florida Weekend Happenings-come enjoy the nation's oldest city.
Another fun-filled weekend is planned for St. Augustine. Click here for more details.
The First Friday of every month in downtown St. Augustine is the First Friday Art Walk. This Friday, August 7th, Schola Contore, the St. Augustine women's Gregorian chant choir will present a free concert at the Cathedral Basilica. Shuttles run on a continuous look every 30 minutes.
Beach Activities
On Sunday at St. Augustine Beach there will be a party on the St. Augustine Pier in honor of St. Augustine's Beach 50th birthday. Live music. Party is 4-9 p.m. … (0 comments)

st augustine: Serenata Beach Club in South Ponte Vedra Beach, FL - 08/05/09 11:20 AM
Serenata Beach Club is a private club located on the Atlantic Ocean in South Ponte Vedra Beach, FL between St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach. 
I enjoy many social events here including Tuesday Trivia, live music on many Sundays during the summer, Ladies Luncheon, the Book Club, the Artist Series, dining, happy hour, the hot tub and the adults-only pool. I also appreciate that they don't have a meal minimum and there is a full exercise facility with many classes at no charge. I keep meaning to exercise and I do my best to avoid Kim Miller, the on-site personal trainer. Kim e-mails … (2 comments)

st augustine: North Shores Improvement Association Board Meeting Today - 4 p.m. - 08/04/09 03:38 AM
Find out info about Vilano Beach and North Beach at today's Meeting
There won't be a North Shores Improvement Association (NSIA) Forum this month, so you might as well come listen in at the Board of Directors meeting today at 4 p.m. The agenda is jammed back and I just might blog the results, but you never know.
The meeting will begin at the North Shores Improvement Association Building at 120 Meadow Avenue, Vilano Beach, Florida. It will then move next door to the old fire station. We will be discussing plans for the fire station building now that the new one has … (0 comments)

st augustine: The Reef - Great Oceanfront Dining in St. Augustine, FL - 08/03/09 12:33 PM
The Reef - Great Oceanfront Dining in North Beach just a few miles from downtown St. Augustine.    
We have enjoyed dining at The Reef Restaurant since it opened and before when it was Compton's. We would travel from Ponte Vedra for Compton's lobster specials and their wonderful Sunday Champagne Brunch.

Shortly after moving into our oceanfront home just a short walk north of this restaurant, we learned that the builder of our home, Coleman Construction, was also the builder of this restaurant. Our home was built in 1988, a year before Compton's.  Compton's was open between 1989 and 1999 when … (3 comments)

st augustine: Like New Intracoastal Home with Deep water dock & boatlift seconds to Ocean & Beach - 08/02/09 12:38 AM


st augustine: Aunt Kate's in St. Augustine, Florida - 08/01/09 10:52 AM
Aunt Kate's restaurant at the river in St. Augustine, Florida is in the North Beach neighborhood of Vilano Beach.

When we moved from Ponte Vedra to St. Augustine (North Beach) in 1998, the first night after we closed on the purchase of our new home, we went to dinner with our new neighbors. We walked a couple of blocks to Oscar's. I was in very casual clothes and had to borrow my neighbor's sandals, which were many sizes too big. But, I knew it was a casual place and would be fine. We had an enjoyable time on the back … (0 comments)

st augustine: St. Augustine, Florida Weekend Happenings - 07/30/09 12:31 PM
St. Augustine, Florida Weekend Happenings-come enjoy the nation's oldest city.
Another fun-filled weekend is planned for St. Augustine. Click here for more details. Enjoy Theatre, movies, concerts, beach activities, historic events and a cruise.
One of my favorite plays, The Foreigner, will be at the Limelight Theatre.
The premier of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be on the IMAX screen at the World Golf Village Home of Fame.Beach Activities
At Crescent Beach, the beach just south of St. Augustine Beach, enjoy watching lifeguards compete for King of the Beach.Meanwhile at St. Augustine Beach there will be sand scultpting … (0 comments)

st augustine: Vilano Beach---Closest Beach to St. Augustine, Florida - 07/28/09 11:19 AM
Vilano Beach---Closest Beach to St. Augustine, Florida in northeast Florida.
Vilano Beach's zip code is 32084 which it shares with our nation's oldest city, St. Augustine. However, you can address mail to Vilano Beach with the zip code of 32084 and it will arrive here, just fine. We also have our own post office which is located in a local business.
Cross over the Francis & Mary Usina Bridge (aka Vilano Bridge) just north of the historic district of St. Augustine (by the carousel) and take a right at the traffic light to enter Vilano Beach.
Vilano Beach has come to … (2 comments)

st augustine: Oceanview Condo For Sale - Furnished in St. Augustine Beach - 07/23/09 10:20 AM

st augustine: Dog Friendly Places in St. Augustine - 07/13/09 11:43 AM

Enjoy St. Augustine and St. Johns County with your dog. (Will cats be next?)
On Monday, July 6, 2009 the St. Augustine Beach City Commission passed Ordinance 09-08, which amends the city's land development regulations to allow four-legged canine companions in outside serving areas of Beach restaurants.
St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau (VCB) announced that a new website devoted to both resident and visitor dog lovers is about to be launched.  Among its many features will be a listing of dog-friendly attractions, restaurants and hotels in the St. Augustine area.  Here is a list of some of … (0 comments)

st augustine: St. Augustine Rated Top 10 Best Places to Live - 06/10/09 04:31 AM
I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it. Yes, I already knew that St. Augustine is one of the best places to live, but it is so nice to hear others verify it. With the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal and the St. Johns River we have so many water choices. And our nation's oldest city has to be one of the most charming places ever. I feel like I am on vacation every day here. There is always stuff happening. I try to keep my website updated under Calendar of Events with all the happenings.
We are a small town, with … (0 comments)

st augustine: The Niña & Pinta Leave St. Augustine, FL - 05/18/09 08:20 AM
The early bird may get the worm, but I was very fortunate this morning to capture the Niña and the Pinta as they were leaving St. Augustine. It was a little before 6:30 this morning when I noticed what I thought were shrimp boats heading back to sea. I thought they were shrimp boats as we had rough waters last night and thought they had come into the St. Augustine inlet for safe harbor, as they are known to do. The photo below shows both ships. One is heading east towards the inlet, the other one has already made the turn as is … (0 comments)

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