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As if all the awards and national recognition that St Augusstine isn't enough, now the beautiful St Johns River, which flows through 13 counties including St Johns, St Augustine's home county, has been designated as a "Great Water", along with such better known and prestigous waterways as the Eve...
04/20/2012
Following hard on seeing a power point presentaion by JaxPort for the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors, reporting truly astounding statistics, the St. Augustine Record announced the imminent arrival of a new company, 2G Cenergy Power Systems, Inc (clean energy power generation systems) t...
03/31/2012
Wth the ever shifting sands of real estate news and the seemingly contradictory information, I fhave finally decided that the news is basiclly good, much more so than bad. According to Realtor Magazine the inventory of for-sale homes nationally has dropped by about 23% compared to this time last ...
02/25/2012
Good News! The H.M.S. Bounty (replica built for the 1962 film)is coming to our shores in April. Will there be exciting sea battles staged with, for example , the pirate ship, The Black Raven? Will the losers have to walk the plank? Stay tuned!  http://www.tallshipBounty.org   Not Good News! Could...
01/18/2012
Once again St Augustine has received international recognition, adding to at least 4 awards over the last year and a half (see my blog) - this time by none other than National Georgraphic, which has named our beautiful "city of lights" one of the world's top ten places to view the holiday lights,...
01/04/2012
Is it possible to end this political and economic roller coaster  America is on? One day we are pondering which candidate for president has less strikes aagainst him - a negative starting point for surel Then we are bombarded with news about the economy - sometimes even good news , like the unemp...
12/06/2011
The Spanish Quarter - light at the end of the tunnel?  Hope so. Three tourism companies are vying for the opportunity to take over the running of this tourist attraction which the University of Florida currently controls, and has built up a deficit of over 700k. The possible candidates (they have...
10/23/2011
Did you know LinkedIn is an awesome networking tool? I am so impressed with their reports. Today I read that the 30 year fixed rate for loans was @ 4.15%, the lowest level in 5 decades! This has kept the refinacing activity very high and accounts for  almost 70% of all mortgage activity! Treasury...
08/25/2011
We know the 450th anniversary o St. Agusitne, FL's founding is coming up in 2015, but who knows apart from us local and who will be on board for this?? After the dissolution of the organization ,the First American Foundation that is retuning a good part of the money they were granted( at least 15...
07/04/2011
It has been awhile since I've written about Romanza, St. Augustine's version a mini-Spoleto a la Charleston and the original in Spoleto, Italy, founded by Gian Carlo Menotti and an important fixture in the euopean summer festival scene. Last night marked the end of the gatherings for Romanza unti...
06/16/2011
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