st augustine: HMS Bounty to sail into St. Augustine, FL - 04/24/12 01:18 AM
The HMS Bounty, a replica of one of the most famous ships in the world, will sail into St. Augustine, Fl on April 25, 2012. The ship was built for the 1962 MGM movie, “Mutiny on the Bounty” starring Marlon Brando and Trevor Howard. The Bounty has also appeared in several other motion pictures over the years, including “Treasure Island,” and two of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies starring Johnny Depp.

(AP PHOTO/Mark Duncan)
 
The Bounty, which has just begun its 2012 East Coast tour, will come through the St. Augustine Inlet, possibly as early as Wednesday, and … (10 comments)

st augustine: St. Augustine, FL Oldest City Photo Archive from the Library of Congress - 02/16/12 08:21 AM
St. Augustine, FL is the Oldest European Settlement in the USA, dating back to 1565. It will celebrate its' 450th Birthday in 2015. This is a link to recently released photos from the Library of Congress.
http://staugustine.com/photos-st-augustine-library-congress#slide=0
Having lived here since 1997, it is amazing to me that some of the buildings shown are exactly the same today as there were fifteen years ago and as they are represented in these photos dating back as far as the late 1800's. Of course roads are now paved, but places like the Ponce De Leon Hotel, now Flagler College, The Alacaza Hotel, now … (0 comments)

st augustine: Beach Driving Passes on sale now for St Johns County and St. Augustine, FL - 01/06/12 01:02 AM
Beach Driving Passes on sale now for St Johns County and St. Augustine, FL.
Beach driving passes are available now at pre-season prices of $30 for St. Johns County residents and $40 for non-residents. Passes may be purchased at the St. Johns County Pier, Tax Collector's Offices and Recreation and Parks Office. The price increases by $10 beginning March 2nd. Without the pass, the daily access price is $6 for residents and $7 for non-residents.
With over 40 miles of scenic coastline, St. Johns County beaches offer some of the best recreational and wildlife viewing opportunities in the beautiful State of … (0 comments)

st augustine: St. Augustine ranked in top 15 of TripAdvisor Survey - 01/05/12 01:47 AM
St. Augustine is ranked in the top 15 of the TripAdvisor Survey released this week.TripAdvisor named the city to its “Top 15 U.S. Destinations on the Rise” for 2012.
St. Augustine was No. 9 on a list that includes two other Florida destinations as well as Austin,TX and Branson, MO.Nashville was No. 1.
“St. Augustine is among the nation’s hot spots which have clearly piqued travelers’ interest over the last year,”TripAdvisor spokeswoman Julie Cassetina said.“We’ve seen a substantial increase in year-on-year volume of TripAdvisor reviews being written about the city and tourist businesses within it.
TripAdvisor is a travel site that … (0 comments)

st augustine: St Johns County School District retains No. 1 title in Florida. - 01/05/12 01:27 AM
St. Johns County School District retained the No.1 title in Florida for its High Schools based of FCAT scores.
The Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) are based on performances including graduation rate, participation and performance in accelerated programs, and college readiness skills.
In all, the district has two A schools, four B schools and one M school, based on the 2010-11 state assessment.
A’s went to Allen Nease and Ponte Vedra high schools. B schools are Bartram Trail, Creekside, Pedro Menendez and St. Augustine high schools.
M stands for “maintaining” and is applied to St. Johns Technical High School, which for … (0 comments)

st augustine: Mt. Vernon of Florida for sale in St. Augustine, FL - 01/04/12 01:34 AM

Mt. Vernon of Florida for sale in St. Augustine, FL. 
Iconic Country Estate on 38 acres, stylized as Mt. Vernon, with Main Home & two Residential Wings plus a separate Guest House of 3056 sqft on Property.  Spring fed 2 acre pond & fenced paddock areas. Main Estate offers gleaming Marble floors, Granite counter-tops, top end appliances, custom Cherry Cabinets, 9 ft ceilings, completely renovated in 2010. North Wing is a complete In-Law Suite with first floor living area, fireplace & full kitchen and second floor living area and Bath. South Wing is heated & cooled 2 car garage with … (0 comments)

st augustine: Kayaking at Moses Creek in St. Augustine, Fl - 12/27/11 04:04 AM
Kayaking at Moses Creek in St. Augustine, Fl is one of my favorite places to share.  Moses Creek Conservation Area spans over 2,000 acres and preserves one of the few remaining undeveloped tidal creeks in the St. Augustine region. It is located about 3 miles from my front door and is quick and easy to reach. I have included a few photos taken from my last trip.

This is the photo from the picnic table.

Once you enter the creek and reach the scenic point, this is the view that awaits.

If you love kayaking then … (1 comments)

st augustine: Beach Blast Off brings in 2012 at St. Augustine beach, FL. - 12/19/11 12:24 AM
Beach Blast Off brings in 2012 in St. Augustine Beach, FL. The 6th Annual Beach Blast Off celebrations will be held on December 31, 2011 at St. Augustine Beach, FL . The event takes place at the St. Johns County Fishing Pier and Pavilion.
Beach Blast Off 2011 will offer six hours of activities starting at 4 p.m. with a competitive Chili Cook-off among more than a dozen local restaurants. There will be an ice carving demonstration by the Culinary Institute student chefs use chainsaws and lots of family friendly activities including a Kids Zone with bounce house, face painting … (1 comments)

st augustine: Cascades at World Golf Village is an Adult Living Community in St. Augustine, FL - 12/12/11 01:57 AM
Cascades at World Golf Village is an Adult Living Community in St. Augustine, Fl where at least one resident of each home must be age 55 or older. The Cascades is located in the original section of the World Golf Village, home to the Golf Hall of Fame, IMAX Theater, The King and the Bear Golf Course as well as many local shops and restaurants.
The Cascades is a planned community of 450 homes, with approximately 290 homes sold and one phase of 68 homes to be opened in late 2012 for reservations and development. The Developer, Dock Street Communities, offers … (1 comments)

st augustine: 31st Annual Regatta of Lights on December10, 2011 in St. Augustine, FL. - 12/08/11 12:05 AM
The 31st annual Holiday Regatta of Lights will be hosted by the St. Augustine Yacht Club on December 10, 2100 at 6 pm on the Matanzas River in downtown St. Augustine.
The boat parade route begins east of the Castillo de San Marcos and north of Davis Shores neighborhood on the Matanzas River.  Boats travel south on the Intracoastal Waterway into Matanzas Bay, circling in a counterclockwise direction, keeping the Bay Front, Bridge of Lions, and Eastern shore to starboard. The Grand Marshall will lead all the boats and will make two laps.
 
The Boat Parade is a spectacular … (3 comments)

st augustine: SeaGrove is a Town Center style community in St. Augustine Beach, Fl. - 12/01/11 11:19 PM
SeaGrove is a wonderful Town Center style community in St. Augustine Beach, Fl. Originally known as a Cooksey’s Camp Ground for decades, SeaGrove is located on Anastasia Island and was platted in 2003 as a Planned Unit Development (PUD) that allowed for a mixture of single family homes, condominiums and businesses. SeaGrove occupies approximately 115 acres with 250 homes sites and 40 condominium units.
Today, the SeaGrove Town Center has a wine shop, a salon, a full service restaurant, a new cupcake shop, a smoothie shop, a branch of St. Johns County Library, a branch of the US Post Office, several … (1 comments)

st augustine: 57th Annual Christmas Parade on December 3 in St. Augustine, FL - 11/30/11 01:11 AM
The 57th Annual Christmas Parade will start at 10 am  on  the morning of December 3rd, 2011  in St. Augustine Fl. The traditional Parade route will travel south from the Mission of Nombre De Dios along San Marco Avenue past the Castillo de San Marcos and St. Augustine’s historic waterfront, turn west at the Bridge of Lions and pass Constitution Square using  Cathedral Street, continue past Flagler College on Cordova Street, ending at the St. Augustine Visitors Center.
This year’s list already exceeds 70 major groups. One of the most anticipated returning parade marchers include the Newfoundland Club of Florida with … (3 comments)

st augustine: Sea Colony is a gated oceanfront community in St. Augustine Beach, Fl. - 11/28/11 01:46 AM
Sea Colony is a gated oceanfront community in St. Augustine Beach, Florida.
Originally platted in 1999, construction began in 2000 on the first homes. Sea Colony has 200 home sites, but only 28 are direct oceanfront and 27 are in a “cottage” style.  The Sea Colony Community located on Anastasia Island, is approximately 114 acres with a 26 acre ocean dune buffer zone between the Atlantic Ocean and the oceanfront homes.  The Sea Colony Community has four beach access boardwalks, a large swimming pool, a wading pool & cabana as well as 24 hour security and a gated entrance.
Directly … (1 comments)

st augustine: Marsh Creek is a gated golf course community in St. Augustine, FL - 11/25/11 11:48 PM
Marsh Creek is a gated golf community located on Anastasia Island in St. Augustine Florida. Originally developed in the late 1980’s, today it consists of over 550 homes and covers more than 800 acres located between the Atlantic Ocean and the ICW.  
The Marsh Creek Clubhouse, built in 1988, is the center of the social activities for the neighborhood and the club members & guests. While it is  not  mandatory to purchase a membership to purchase a home in Marsh Creek, the Marsh Creek Country Club does offers an 18 hole golf course, 6 tennis courts, a swimming pool, fitness … (0 comments)

st augustine: Winter Wonderland in St. Augustine, FL opens this weekend - 11/22/11 04:04 AM
Winter Wonderland in St. Augustine, Fl opens this Saturday, November 26, for those missing the seasonal cold weather.
The 5th Annual Winter Wonderland is held at the St. Augustine Amphitheater located on Anastasia Island. The Winter Wonderland features North Florida’s first outdoor skating rink and various winter attractions including an Ice Slide, the Blizzard Bounce House, the Elf Village and a new Frost Kingdom themed train ride just for kids! The train is located right outside the North Pole and loops past the Elf Village and Ice Slide while circling under a canopy of lights.
There are also visits from Santa on certain days, Reindeer Games, … (0 comments)

st augustine: Jupiter in the sky with Aries over St. Augustine Beach - 11/13/11 01:42 AM
Jupiter is in the sky with Aries as the full moon rises over the Atlantic Ocean at St. Augustine Beach, Florida.
Last night as the moon rose over the horizon of the Atlantic Ocean, the beaches of St. Augustine Beach were nearly deserted as Mother Nature put on her show of stars. With the new technology of the Iphone, it was easy to tell that the bright star rising to the right and about thirty minutes before the moon was Jupiter. Immediately to the left of Jupiter is Aries, seen as a straight line of 4 stars. As the full moon, … (1 comments)

 
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