Letter: Mayor-commissioners did not follow code for appointments Patricia Reilly St Augustine, FL I have written to the City Commission in the past asking that the PZB membership requirements be changed to be more inclusive. As they read today, they require that basically a person have a specially designated and current license or very specific […]
#LetsGetPedestrian 5k is Thursday Inaugural #LetsGetPedestrian Corporate 5k Challenge St. Augustine Outlets 500 Outlet Mall Blvd Entry fees: $20 Individual $15 per for a team of 5 or more Have you signed up yet? Click here and get signed up. Running not your thing but you want to help? Come be a “Veloteer!” Everyone gets […]
A Victorian dinner to celebrate a new interactive exhibit hosted by St Augustine Lighthouse & Museum will feature a very special keynote speaker, Chief Historian Emeritus for the National Park Service, Ed Bearss; Historic City News readers are invited to participate in the celebration.
During the Month of September 2014, Old Town Trolley Tours are free to St. Johns County residents. St. Johns County residents with a valid ID are always admitted free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden School House, City Walks History Mystery Murder Evening Tourand the Hotel Ponce […]
New Fence for the Tolomato Cemetery By: Raphael Cosme Special to Historic City News Historic City News readers are invited to tour one of St Augustine’s unique historical sites, the Tolomato Cemetery on Cordova Street downtown, and to participate in the kick-off of their fundraiser, “Hate the Fence”.
“Sea Your History Weekend” at the St Augustine Lighthouse & Museum Local Ties to American Revolutionary War, British Loyalists Highlighted During Sea Your History Weekend at Lighthouse Museum Professor Richard James Bell from the University of Maryland will headline Sea Your History Weekend, September 20th and 21st at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum. Although […]
The St Johns County Council on Aging reported upcoming activities to Historic City News that are planned for THE PLAYERS Community Senior Center; located at 175 Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra Beach. For more information on any of the classes or activities at the Senior Center, contact Darlene Mahany at 904-280-3233 or visit their website […]
Historic City News readers are invited to experience the Spanish heritage of St Augustine and the direct pathway into the past provided by 16th century Aviles Street; the oldest street in the nation. Admission for spectators is free of charge, so bring the whole family.
Historic City News readers are invited to join the authentic, historical interpretation at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument for a special evening tour on Saturday, September 20th when you will have the opportunity to take a special look at St. Augustine through the lens of the Second Spanish Period (1784-1821).
Historic City News readers who are parents of elementary and middle school-age children are invited to register for the St. Augustine Art Association’s “After School Art Studio” which will focus on creating drawing, painting and collage projects inspired by the colorful paintings of Henri Matisse.
Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly will return to Culhane’s Irish Pub for a night of Irish acoustic music on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, September 11, 2014 also at 8:00 pm. according to owner and 2014 JAX Chamber Beaches Division Small Business Leader of the Year, Lynda Culhane. For an intimate […]
Old Town Trolley of St. Augustine, General Manager David Chatterton, has extended a special invitation to Historic City News readers who are residents of St. Johns County to enjoy free admission to visit some of St. Augustine’s favorite attractions during local’s month, this September.
Community Liaison Jennifer Tesori reported to Historic City News that St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association will hold its Fifth Annual Food & Wine Festival on Sunday, September 28, from Noon to 4 p.m. with selections from seventeen of the historic city’s best local independent restaurants — featuring more than 100 wines, and several new attractions.
Historic City News readers who visit any state park in Florida, except at Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, can show their library card, a library book, or donate a new or gently used family-friendly book, to receive free admission on International Literacy Day; Monday, September 8th.
Historic City News readers are invited to be guests of the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum on Saturday, September 6th, to take a bite out of history with award-winning chef Richard Hetzler.
Historic City News readers are invited to participate today when the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument will celebrate the 98th birthday of the National Park Service by waiving its normal entrance fee of $7 today. They will be offering special interpretive programs, including Spanish 18th century weapon firing demonstrations on Monday, August 25.
Make some paranormal friends on Aviles Street By Jamie Pearce Author & Paranormal Investigator SPECIAL TO HISTORIC CITY NEWS Antiques and Uniques Collectibles, located at 7 Aviles Street in St Augustine, was originally built between 1885 and 1888 by A.H. Cornish as the St. Augustine City Jail. It was built above the Los Remedios Catholic […]
Culhane’s Irish Pub owner and 2014 JAX Chamber Beaches Division Small Business Leader of the Year, Lynda Culhane, announced to Historic City News that members of the famous Irish ensemble, Celtic Thunder, will be playing a series of concerts at Culhane’s Irish Pub in Atlantic Beach.
Members of the Florida Pancreas Cancer Coalition have invited Historic City News readers to help them raise money for local pancreatic cancer research, and they have found the perfect northeast Florida way to do it — a water balloon fight!
Lighthouse Archaeologists: Hope 1782 Cannon Yields New Clues By Shannon O’Neil Special to Historic City News Three years after finding a shipwrecked cannon from 1782, conservators at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum hope the restoration process will yield new clues to this shipwreck mystery. On New Year’s Eve, 1782, sixteen British Loyalist ships carrying […]
David Chatterton, General Manager of Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine, proudly announced to Historic City News that, on May 16, 2014, his parent company, Historic Tours of America, successfully completed the acquisition of the significant historic property and local landmark, Potter’s Wax Museum.
Flagler College has invited Historic City News readers to be part of the unveiling of the latest addition to its campus, Pollard Hall; the college’s communication building located at 31 Cordova Street in St Augustine.
Vilano Sunset Celebration schedule changed Historic City News learnedned this morning that beginning next Saturday, August 2nd, and continuing for three months, the start of the monthly Sunset Celebration at the Vilano Beach Pier and Pavilion, will be delayed until 4:00 p.m. This is a recurring monthly social event that is open to members of […]
Free bike parking for 30th Annual Bridge of Lions 5k Director and President of the Velo Fest Community Initiative, Heather Neville, told Historic City News that her organization has partnered with event promoter RaceSmith for this weekend’s 30th running of the Bridge of Lions 5k.
Historic City News broadcast news partner, Newstalk WFOY, has received a full-power upgrade from the Federal Communications Commission and has amped up its FM signal locally, from the 148 watts previously allowed, to 250 watts — a signal so much stronger that Station Manager, Matt Kraycinovich, explained that the station to adjust its frequency, slightly.
PACT Prevention Coalition of St Johns County is pleased to announce to Historic City News the second annual St Augustine Ultimate Summer Triathlon, which will be held on Sunday, August 17th at beautiful Vilano Beach at 7:30 a.m.
Historic City News salutes the men and women of United Way and the Red Cross who provide a helping hand, or a helping hug, when and where it is needed the most. First Coast United Way has been serving the St Johns County community since 1957.