Santa Maria Restaurant CLOSED

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As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. The Record recently released an article sharing Santa Maria's fate. For restaurants still open, visit the St Augustine Restaurants section of my blog! Santa Maria Restaurant sold, closed {excerpt from The Record} The Santa Maria Restaurant, one of St. Augustine’s oldest family restaurants, has closed. The iconic eatery that sits above the water in front of the bayfront has been sold to David … [Read more...]

Metro Diner St. Augustine Now Open!!!

Today's the day!!! We've been Metro Diner fans for years. When Hubby and I first married, we lived near the original in San Marco and I would save my extra grocery cash and then grab breakfast there. Ben {now 16} was a little tyke then and we'd share pecan waffles and a water. Big spenders. Fast forward a few years and you'd find 6 of us driving from CR210 to the Julington Creek location. This past year, 7 of us started frequenting the Roosevelt location in Jacksonville before co-op on Fridays. protip: Early weekday mornings there are no lines & service is fast... … [Read more...]

OpenTable Names St. Augustine Restaurant Top 100 in Nation!

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As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. Open Table recently released a list of their 100 BEST restaurants in America... and St. Augustine's Collage made the list! 2014 Best Restaurants in America {excerpt}  It's been said that success is the sum of small efforts repeated every day. The Top 100 Restaurants in America represent the establishments where creativity, consistency, and hospitality meet at every meal, every day. The list of … [Read more...]

Time Capsule found in the Cathedral!

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As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. First Coast News recently shared that a 50 year old TIME CAPSULE was found in the Cathedral... how cool is that?! Time capsule found during St. Augustine restoration {excerpt} ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Restoration crews in St. Augustine stumbled upon a time capsule placed in the Basilica nearly five decades ago. ... "It was not a surprise to find a time capsule in the altar of sacrifice. It is a … [Read more...]

Newsday deems St Augustine a Hidden European Gem… in the US

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As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. Newsday recently compiled a list of  Hidden European Towns in the US- here's what they had to say about St. Augustine.  Hidden European towns in the United States {excerpt} Founded in 1565 by Spanish settlers, St. Augustine, Florida, is the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the United States — and one of the most beautiful towns along Florida’s coast. The city proudly … [Read more...]

Santa Signs Agreement with Local B&B!!!

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As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. This press release from Bayfront Marin B&B was too cute not to share! St. Augustine Bed and Breakfast Strikes Gift Distribution Deal with Santa{excerpt} "We all know that Santa only comes if you're asleep in your own bed," says inn owner Sandy Wieber. "Our bed and breakfast is child-friendly, and we wanted to make sure that all of the kids staying with us on the holiday didn't have to worry … [Read more...]

News Update on St. Augustine’s Aquarium!

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As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. In this one, Jacksonville's Channel 4 shares an update on the St. Augustine aquarium planned to open in phases in 2015 & 2016! 5-acre site purchased for St. Augustine Aquarium {excerpt} ...a 5-acre site for their new St. Augustine Aquarium, Snorkel Adventure and Zip Line project. Located at 2045 State Road 16 in St. Augustine, the wooded site is seven-tenths of a mile east of Interstate 95 … [Read more...]

St. Augustine featured in Huffington Post

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As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. In this one, Huffington Post reblogs Fodor Travel's piece featuring St. Augustine as one of "10 Places to go this Winter". 10 Places To Go This Winter {excerpt} from HuffPo Travel Where: Florida Sometimes called the Nation’s Oldest City, St. Augustine is technically the country’s longest continually inhabited European settlement, having been founded in 1565 by Spanish explorers. Starting in … [Read more...]