Letter: HCN gave all Republicans a fair shake Bob Smith St Augustine, FL Dear Editor, Well done Historic City News! Thanks for giving all the Republican candidates in this Senate race a fair shake! That is more than I can say for the other print media outlets, and in particular, The Record.
Mitch Pizik, EVP Sales and Marketing for VIA Air, shared good news with Historic City News local reporters today when the official announcement was made that the airline will continue to provide passenger service from Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St Augustine to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
In a new hearing on the question as to whether or not the City of St Augustine staff acted properly in issuing a building permit to 7-Eleven to construct a 24-hour convenience store with gasoline pumps, the city commission voted unanimously to uphold the appeal filed and led by neighborhood residents — rescinding the previously […]
There have been a number of occasions during 2014 when Historic City News editor Michael Gold, and our citizen reporters, have been accused of having a crystal ball. We admit that if any of us truly had one, it would be a valuable thing. We could make a killing in the stock market.
Businesses in St Augustine have long heard the remark that “they roll up the streets at 5:00″ and many Historic City News readers have seen downtown retailers who do just that; but in 2015, there’s a whole world of business going on that you don’t see.
Back again for 2015, we would like to recognize our advertising sponsor, Tobacco Free St Johns; and to thank them for their commitment to a free press for the residents of St Johns County.
Historic City News readers interested in St Johns County’s arts, culture and heritage tourism issues, individual artists, as well as arts, culture, and heritage organizations, are invited to attend when the St Johns Cultural Council presents a report from the members of the conference team after returning from the National Arts Marketing Project in Atlanta.
ViaAir announced to Historic City News the addition of new, seasonal nonstop service between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (Charlotte, NC – CLT) and the Northeast Florida Regional Airport (St. Augustine, FL – UST).
Historic City News learned that Double Eagle Development will begin work on a 418-unit, single-family community in St. Johns County this week, following a ceremonial groundbreaking Friday, December 5th; according to Jacksonville Business Journal.
The City of St Augustine Public Works Director, Martha Graham, reported to Historic City News that her department will host a meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 2nd, to further acquaint businesses with new restrictions on commercial deliveries.
After recusing himself from a conflict on the Historic Architectural Review Board Thursday, November 20, Jeremy Marquis left the table while his partner, Fred Halback, presented the plans for approval to build a new structure on the site of the demolished Pedro Fornells House, at 62 Spanish Street.
After two hours of deliberation and presentation of testimony before the Code Enforcement, Adjustments and Appeals Board today, members were split on findings of responsibility and the amount of fines to be charged to former HARB chairman, Len Weeks, for his role leading to irreparable damage to one of only 30 remaining colonial structures.
Today, at the Marywood Retreat and Conference Center, Historic City News was informed that the twenty-two participant 2015 class of “Leadership St. Johns” began an 8-month program designed to help them learn about St. Johns County through participation.
For the second year, Historic City News has learned that Old Town Trolley Tours, Mint Magazine, and WSOS Radio, will jointly sponsor the “Light Up the Night Competition” in an effort to encourage even more participation from local businesses in lighting up the St. Augustine night, and to keep those lights on longer.
At the St. Johns County Chamber Economic Development Council’s Quarterly breakfast on Friday, Stephen Moore, chief economist at The Heritage Institute, told Historic City News that he is critical of the pace of the Country’s economic recovery since the 2008 collapse. However, the Wall Street Journal’s former economic editor also expressed a bullish fiscal prognosis […]
Mark Ellert, President of Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts & Lodges, announced to Historic City News today its plans to open the company’s third Florida resort on St. Augustine Beach, Florida.
The St. Johns Cultural Council has announced that they have retained the services of Smith Creative Consulting, LLC, in Jacksonville, and appointed its founder, Jeffrey A Smith, as their Director of Strategic Partnerships.
Trillium Capital Resources (TCR) announced to Historic City News today the successful financing commitment of a $16.08 million multifamily Housing and Urban Development (HUD) loan through their partner Red Capital Group. The 232 unit multifamily project will receive a fixed rate financing package for 35 years.
Historic City News local reporters were informed on October 3, 2014 that St Augustine City Manager, John Regan, had submitted the official account of findings from a Procedural Review of the 62-A Spanish Street Building Collapse that included the interviews and report prepared by Tim Burchfield, Assistant City Manager, to the elected members of the […]
On the heels of new information reported by Historic City News this week, following an exclusive interview at the Historic City Newsroom Monday with Florida private investigator Clu Wright, Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed an executive order directing that a Central Florida prosecutor come to St Augustine to investigate the circumstances surrounding what the […]