By Will Sandman | firstname.lastname@example.org An abandoned hotel that once was an Anastasia Island staple will soon get new life – but many disagree on what that means for the area. The former St. Augustine Beachfront Resort, adjacent to the newly opened restaurant Salt Life,…
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No one would expect a young, vibrant couple to reshape the way locals dine in St. Augustine Beach. But Brendan Schneck and Kelly Hazouri, co-owners of Big Island Bowls food truck, have been steadily working on changing the food scene.
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A man screamed, arms waving frantically as a woman added two plants to her garden plot. The gardeners at the St. Augustine Beach Community Garden have been protested for weeks by neighbors in opposition.
Nana Royer, 68, sat watching, wearing a bright green shirt complementing the many garden beds. She is the president of the St. Augustine Beach Community Garden Association. Her vision is simple: to create a place where organic gardeners can share knowledge and “enhance their sense of community.” Instead, neighbors view it as a “private club” and a smelly nuisance.
By Kellie Westfield | firstname.lastname@example.org
A successful ninth season of Music by the Sea concluded this month after family and friends gathered each week to enjoy local musicians, cuisine, volleyball, fun and friends.
Secretary of the Civic Association, Andrea Samuels, is the coordinator and co-founder of Music by the Sea. She said she is happy with the 2011 turnout.