The United States Department of Transportation informed local Historic City News reporters Friday that Frontier Airlines, which currently originates flights to Philadelphia and Chicago from Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St Augustine, is one of six airlines who have been selected as approved carriers for flights into and out of Cuba.
The Times-Union building, a Jacksonville landmark along the north shore of the St Johns River and anchor to the city’s ever changing skyline, is being sold according to an e-mail communication sent to Morris Publishing Group employees Saturday night.
Local businessman Adam Shockey, owner of Tour St. Augustine Inc., a longtime Historic City News sponsor, has acquired co-ownership of Sail Windjammer Cruises Inc., which operates week-long Caribbean cruises year round aboard the historic SV Mandalay.
With the demand of off-beach parking expected to exceed capacity during the holidays this summer, St. Johns County informed local Historic City News reporters that a free shuttle service is being offered to Mickler’s Beachfront Park and the St. Johns County Ocean and Fishing Pier.
Historic City News reporters were on hand Wednesday when Flagler College broke ground on its $23 million downtown St. Augustine project that includes a 52,800-square-foot residence hall and 551-space parking garage on the corner of King and Malaga Streets.