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Celebrate National Poetry Month in St. AugustineWith Heart-Felt Events Designed to Stir Up Your Spir
Thursday April 23, 2015 @ 3:33 pm

Celebrate National Poetry Month in St. Augustine
With Heart-Felt Events Designed to Stir Up Your Spirit


By Ama Reynolds


“At the touch of love,” said Plato, “everyone becomes a poet.”

We’ve all been swept up by the magic of love--for which no words ever seem enough. As it is with poetry, so it is with love. Head out, at the tail end of this month, to celebrate the most perfect distillation the soul, of love, and of any language--poetry.

Founded by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, “to increase the attention paid—by individuals and the media—to the art of poetry, to living poets, to our poetic heritage, and to poetry books and magazines,” National Poetry Month, almost twenty ye...




St. Augustine’s Newly Renovated Edgewater Inn
Friday March 27, 2015 @ 11:32 am

Rejuvenated and Re-Imagined, St. Augustine’s
Edgewater Inn Boutique Hotel is Better than Ever.

There’s this beautiful little scoop of shore on the island side of St. Augustine’s Matanzas Bay.  
Driving from town across the Bridge of Lions, you’ll see it on your left.  Most likely--again, if you’re paying just the slightest bit of attention--again, on your immediate left, when you see St. Augustine’s Edgewater Inn and her famous A-Frame tower, you’re likely to do a doubletake. She’s undergone a stunning makeover and her freshly painted light yellow exterior and terra cotta Spanish-tile roofing are just a tiny hint of the tasteful luxury you’ll discover inside.

St. Augustine’s True Bl...




Spend Your Spring Break in St. Augustine
Friday March 6, 2015 @ 3:58 pm

Enjoy St. Augustine’s  Sun, Surf, Dining,
History, and All Kinds of Fun for Everyone.

By Ama Reynolds

Even if the sky is still grey where you are, come to the nation’s oldest city and find a sunlit escape perfectly suited for your kind of fun.

Whether you prefer spending time in nature and on the water, catching rays on our beautiful beaches, golfing on our famed courses, shopping it up at our one-of-a-kind boutiques and spas, taking in the famed history of our ancient city, or enjoying our fun-filled attractions, filling up on a foodie adventure, or taking a bit of a “dip” into a little bit of all of it, St. Augustine is the perfect Spring Break spot for families and couples alike.

A Guide to...




Honor and Celebrate Black History Month in St. Augustine.
Friday February 20, 2015 @ 4:35 pm

St. Augustine’s Significant Role in Black History
Celebratory and Educational Events All Month.


By Ama Reynolds

February is Black History Month, and in St. Augustine, Florida, that history is long, deep, complicated, and much more significant than many of us know. 
As the old adage goes, those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it. Thankfully, St. Augustine’s filled with knowledgeable historians--those who pore over old books and newspaper articles and official documents--and those who have lived the history themselves.

But, rest assured, this blog piece has nothing to do with doom. It is about remembrance, respect, celebration, and hope. For all. As each year passes, and the reins pass from ...






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