tourism

Pedicab Expands With More Bicycles, Weddings and Events

By Matthew Goodman | gargoyle@flagler.edu Known for its service as an inexpensive, eco-friendly taxi, Pedicab of St. Augustine has huge plans for expansion in 2015. Ashley Mentor, a Flagler College alum, started Pedicab in 2010 during her junior year of…




Local shop owners dealing with counterfeit bills

Local St. Augustine frozen yogurt shop Yobe recently posted a sign on their door warning customers that they would no longer be accepting $50 and $100 bills. The reason? The amount of counterfeit money that has been coming into the shop.


Dealing with tourism discount demands

By Emily Hoover | ehoover@flagler.edu

In an economy where prices are raising and job wages aren’t, tourists are used to getting a discount, and they often do, thanks to AAA, student, Florida resident and military discounts.

But when a place doesn’t offer these discounts, what makes people act like its a personal attack? Just because they’ve slapped on enough sunscreen to protect half the state of Florida from the perils of ultraviolent rays and they are still sunburned, they think everyone who is selling goods or services is going to do them a favor and take 10 percent off their purchase. Perhaps even get them in free just for stimulating the local economy.