st augustine: Scenic & Historic A1A Meeting today at 3 p.m. in S. Ponte Vedra - 05/11/09 01:59 AM
Many people in northeast Florida traverse Scenic and Historic A1A in St. Johns County from Jacksonville, through St. Augustine to Flagler County, especially on weekends. This past weekend was no exception with the most traffic I have seen in a long time. It was a challenge crossing A1A to enjoy the beach, but it was possible and well worth it. With The Player's Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, the Ancient City Crawfish Boil in St. Augustine, The Sunday Market in Vilano Beach, and Mother's Day, much was happening in our area. We had such fabulous weather, too!
Scenic & Historic A1A … (0 comments)

st augustine: Garbage Pickup to move to Mondays in S. Ponte Vedra - 04/29/09 10:16 AM
John Foley, the General Manager of Seaboard, called me this afternoon to inform me that garbage pickup for the South Ponte Vedra area will be moved to Mondays starting May 25th, 2009. They will mail a letter to the impacted residents and also place information on their front door to alert them to this change. Recycling and yard trash pickups remain on Wednesday. This change impacts properties from 3rd Street (the castle and the way to Cap's) north.
This is a welcomed change and one that Friends of A1A championed. The residents on A1A in South Ponte Vedra have complained for … (0 comments)

st augustine: April Events in Vilano Beach - 04/05/09 09:09 AM
Please check out for more information. Vilano Beach is excited to have their own Farmer's Market, called the Sunday market starting on Easter Sunday from noon-4 p.m.. Read below for more details.
Every Mon & Wed                       STUDY LAB & STUDENT TUTORING
4 to 6 pm                                  After school help at the NSIA Community Center.  Grades 1 to 12.                  Hosted by the Church at Vilano, 808-8304, or Art Holden, 829-0823 to register a student for tutoring. No classes April 6, 8 or 13.
Every Wed, Fri & Sat Night                WINE TASTING
5:30 to 7:30 pm                                   Pawnee's Café & Fine Wines, 165 … (0 comments)

st augustine: Vilano Beach Main Street - Florida Main Street Program for March 2009 - 03/30/09 04:21 AM
Vilano Beach Main Street was designated by Florida's Secretary of State Kurt S. Browning as the Florida Main Street Program of the Month for March 2009. Vilano Beach was designated a Florida Main Street Community in 2003. Communities are selected for this award based on active participation in the Florida Main Street Program.
Vilano Beach's waterfront location adds to its ability to attract interest as a Florida Main Street community. There are two waterfronts on its main street ---the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Intracoastal Waterway on the other. From the Vilano Beach Pier you can enjoy fishing and viewing historic St. … (0 comments)

st augustine: Space Shuttle Launch Video - March 15, 2009 - 03/16/09 05:20 AM
Truly this was one of the most spectacular launches I've seen. We watched it from Vilano Beach. I hope you enjoy the commentary. Obviously the people with me didn't realize I was recording! Enjoy and I hope you visit northeast Florida and our beaches soon. Vilano Beach is the closest beach to historic St. Augustine, FL and a wonderful place to watch space launches. … (1 comments)

st augustine: Barbara Jenness - St. Augustine Businesswoman of the Year - 01/06/09 09:50 AM
I was honored to have been selected as the 2008 St. Augustine Women's Council of REALTORS® Businesswoman of the Year. The following is from a press release written by Heather Naughton, Public Relations Director with the Women's Council of REALTORS®:
"This annual award recognizes a Realtor who is real estate industry leader; and who shares their time, talent and expertise with others in the profession and in the community.
Amy Capo, 2008 president of the St. Augustine Regional Chapter of WCR describes Jenness as a community volunteer and activist. Jenness has held office as president and vice president seats with many … (0 comments)

st augustine: Barbara Jenness - REALTOR of the Year - St. Augustine WCR - 12/31/08 09:37 AM
Barbara Jenness was selected as the 2008 REALTOR® of the Year for the St. Augustine Regional's chapter of the Women's Council of REALTORS®. This is the first year a separate award for REALTOR of the Year and Affiliate of the Year was done. Seymoine Schmidt, with Colonial Bank, was selected as the Affiliate of the Year. Neither award is by nomination, but simply by the members writing in the name of the person. Last year the chapter awarded a member of the year. Mitsu O'Riley was last year's member of the year. Barbara was the 2007 President of the Women's Council … (0 comments)

st augustine: Seaplane in Vilano - 11/05/08 01:20 AM
On Monday afternoon, November 3rd around 5 p.m., we watched a seaplane taxi up the Intracoastal around Porpoise Point and up to Vilano. It had just landed after having flown over the area. Here's a photo I took.
Seaplane in Vilano 1
I now learn that the seaplane had an accident yesterday, November 4th just north of the Usina (Vilano) Bridge. I have not seen this seaplane before and it was exciting to see him in the St. Augustine area. I am glad the pilot is well and hope to see him again soon.
 Here are some news reports:

st augustine: Mayport or St. Augustine Shrimp - 10/30/08 12:26 AM
In northeast, Florida we all talk about "Mayport" shrimp. Mayport is a coastal village north of St. Augustine and east of Jacksonville on the St. Johns River right where it meets with the Atlantic Ocean. That makes getting out to the ocean and to the shrimp a breeze. It is home to about 20 of the state's shrimping boats. However, St. Augustine is located on the Intracoastal (called "the river" by the locals) at the St. Augustine inlet. In fact, I believe you can get to the Atlantic faster from St. Augustine.
The difference between Mayport and St. Augustine shrimp---the port the shrimp boat … (0 comments)

st augustine: St. Augustine Humane Society to close Oct. 31 - 10/08/08 11:33 PM
On Monday, October 6th, I learned from a fellow REALTOR® that our Humane Society was closing at the end of the month. This morning I got verification from reading our local newspaper. Per the St. Augustine Record's article today:
"Humane Society Director Cindy Bishop is working to adopt out the nearly 200 animals at the shelter. She said she plans to call rescue groups in the area, and she is researching the possibility of transporting animals to Humane Societies in surrounding counties."
If you have been thinking about adopting a pet, now is the time. Please tell everyone you know. Many … (0 comments)

st augustine: Eastbound Detour for King Street in St. Augustine - 09/19/08 02:29 AM
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Public Information office just announced the following detour on King Street which will affect most of us in our Nation's Oldest City.
"Traffic on eastbound King Street at the U.S. 1 intersection near the Seabreeze Carwash will be routed onto a new detour that will be in place for approximately six weeks beginning September 24.  The detour will route eastbound King Street traffic north onto U.S. 1 returning to King Street at Cordova Street. This will allow construction crews to realign the turn lane at the southeast corner of the intersection and replace the signal.

st augustine: Beach Restoration Funding Request - 09/14/08 01:04 AM
On Tuesday, September 16, 2008, the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners will review funding and budget requests for beach restoration. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. at the county auditorium at 4020 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine, FL.
According to the agenda for the meeting:
"The St. John County Annual Funding Request and Local Long-Range Budget Request to use Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) consists of the following elements:
South Ponte Vedra/Vilano Beach/Summer Haven Beach Restoration St. Johns County Shore Protection Project South Ponte Vedra/Vilano Beach Restoration"  
Here are the supporting documents.

st augustine: Coastal Cleanup Sept. 20th at Porpoise Point - 09/13/08 12:52 AM
As President of the Friends of A1A, I am proud to announce that the International Coastal Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, September 20th.  This annual event, taking place in seventy-five countries around the globe, will see Friends of A1A doing a cleanup of the beach  and dunes at Porpoise Point from 8AM until noon.
We will be at the beach access located at Porpoise Point Drive and Genoa Street. Call or e-mail me and I will send you directions if you need them.
There will be a number of trash ‘grabbers' available and ice water for all volunteers. You should … (0 comments)

st augustine: Benefits of Being a St. Johns County Resident - 08/27/08 06:03 AM
There are many benefits to being a St. Johns County resident.  We enjoy a wonderful lifestyle, beautiful sights, and great attractions. Many new (and some old) residents to our county don't realize they can take advantage of many of St. Augustine's attractions at a discounted rate and in some cases free simply by showing their driver's license. When I have guests visiting me, I take them on the trains and I get to ride free (I think it's a two for one charge, but I like to think I ride free).
The St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau … (0 comments)

st augustine: St. Augustine Board of REALTORS & Bill O'Reilly - 07/09/08 05:55 AM
One would not think there is a connection between St. Augustine & St. Johns County Board of REALTORS and Bill O'Reilly, but lo' and behold there is! The St. Augustine & St. Johns County Board of REALTORS' public domain name is missing. Guess who has it? Guess what the domain name is? Okay, I'll tell you: The new public website for St. Augustine & St. Johns County Board of REALTORS is
We were told on 10/25/07 via e-mail about a change to our private website:
Dear Members,We have been doing some changes to our website... In order to access the Association Webpage … (1 comments)

st augustine: Utility Poles Coming Down in Vilano Beach Town Center - 06/13/08 11:24 PM
It seems everywhere you look in the Vilano and North Beach areas of St. Augustine, Florida, utility crews are working. A couple of weeks ago I noticed Powercon digging trenches along the west side of A1A around Villages of Vilano north to about 15th St. They said they are laying conduit to bury the overhead electrical lines. I have not gotten this information verified by FPL, however. Powercon did not know when the actually burial of the lines would occur, but the conduit is in place.  They were contracted for 6000 ft. along A1A. They are not doing the east side due … (0 comments)

st augustine: Vilano Beach Town Center Updates - 05/24/08 12:10 AM
- by Barbara Jenness, website:
Greg Caldwell from St. Johns County engineering reported the following updates on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Vilano Beach Main Street meeting concerning the Vilano Beach Town Center infrastructure improvements:
The roundabout fountain by the fishing pier will be operational by this weekend (Memorial Day weekend).
It was operational on Thursday, May 22nd. It looks great especially at night. Yes, it is shut off late at night. Have you noticed the nice neon lights on the bell tower by the fishing pier?
FPL's underground utilities are now hot, so work can start on removing … (0 comments)

st augustine: Right Whale in North Beach/Vilano Beach - 12/15/07 02:56 AM
I just spotted my first Right Whale of the season. I called her into the Right Whale Hotline (1-888-97-WHALE). Julie at the hotline contacted Fish & Wildlife (FWC). FWC sent out two planes to investigate. They determined it was a Right Whale with her calf. This particular Right Whale was first spotted two weeks ago and has been hanging out in our area from Flagler Beach to S. Ponte Vedra. I guess she found a great spot and decide to vacation here. Her name is Arpeggio (no, I didn't name her). She is very distinctive in that she has a scar on … (0 comments)

st augustine: St. Augustine Selected as One of Florida's 7 Wonders - 07/16/07 06:37 AM
St. Augustine, the Nation's oldest city, has been selected as one of Florida's Seven Wonders by the readers of the Miami Herald.  Yippee! Our fine city finished third from among nearly two dozen candidates for inclusion on the list of Florida's most inspiring and beautiful locations. To determine the Sunshine State's seven wonders, the Herald asked for nominations and then listed the twenty-one most popular on their website.  Nominees could be natural or man-made - but had to reflect the state's beauty, history or culture. Throughout the month of June, Herald readers were asked to vote for their favorites.  Additionally, you could visit … (0 comments)

st augustine: Fiddler's Green Farewell Party - 06/02/07 12:18 AM
Fiddler's Green is now owned by St. Johns County. The closing happened on Tuesday, May 8th for $5,500,000. Saturday, May 5th they served their last meals to the public. On Sunday, May 6th, they had a Farewell Party for family, friends, selected customers, and supporters. We had a great time. Here are some pictures I took: Fiddler's Green Farewell Party  … (1 comments)

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