Author: Lauren Eastman

a rendering of the new culinary outfitters waterfront location


On the Water: Culinary Outfitters Introduces a New Waterfront Restaurant in St. Augustine

Culinary Outfitters Waterfront at the St. Augustine Shipyard is preparing to be the next dining destination in the ancient city.

living room of a davis shores renovation with lots of natural light

Homes, Living

Space for the Future: The Trendy Davis Shores Home of the Litchneys

The ability to envision possibility and trust their gut helped Maggie and Geoff Litchney build a new reality in a less than obvious space.

a dish at costa brava

Food, People

Chef D’oeuvre: The Culinary Success of Costa Brava’s Scott Ostrander

Executive Chef Scott Ostrander of Casa Monica Resort & Spa’s Costa Brava is no stranger to pursuing culinary excellence.

living room of longleaf house in st johns county

Homes, Living

On the Shores of Beluthahatchee Lake: The Old Florida Charm of Longleaf House

A sense of place achieved through Southern architecture celebrates the Florida Homestead vernacular and the extensive experience of local designers, Bob and Monica Esposito.

laird boles of ice plant in st augustine

Food, People

More than the Grind: Chef Laird Boles of Ice Plant

Laird Boles takes pride in delivering big city flavors with a hometown feel – all in the heart of St. Augustine.

the living room of tracy and matt's st augustine farmhouse

Homes, Living

Country Living: Tracy and Matt’s Modern St. Augustine Farmhouse

Mere miles from St. Augustine, a newly-erected, modern day farmhouse is a welcoming beacon of style amid the vast Florida countryside.

Homes, Living

An Oceanfront Family Retreat: The Casimiro’s Crescent Beach Oasis

After blending two families and building 19 homes between them, Jorge and Sonia Casimiro created their crowning glory on Crescent Beach.

chef marcel vizcarra of llama st augustine

Food, People

A Take on Tradition: Chef Marcel Vizcarra of Llama St. Augustine

Don’t travel to Peru just yet. You can enjoy all the flavor, courtesy of Lima native, Chef Marcel, right here at home.

Homes, Living

Home Sweet St. George Street: The Victorian St. Augustine Home of Rick and Kathy Marquis

Uncovering the past takes work. For Rick and Kathy Marquis, restoring this Victorian home required sheer willpower. It resulted in perfection.

chef bob henle of the reef st augustine

Food, People

Summer-Fresh Seafood and Spanish Influence with Chef Bob Henle of The Reef

The head chef at The Reef brings the delicious flavors of summer-fresh seafood steps from the ocean – all year long.

john botkin head chef at embassy suites

Food, People

New Flavors on the Beach: Chef John Botkin of Harvest & Reel

If you’ve not been in the first wave of visitors to Harvest & Reel, Chef John Botkin offers quite the culinary surprise.

Homes, Living

The House on Carcaba Road: A Look Inside this Modern St. Augustine Farmhouse

With four children and five homes, Jody and Jess Davis are constructing their dream life in St. Augustine.

chef natanja de beer of collage st augustine

Food, People

Cooking Up Culture with Chef Natanja de Beer of Collage

One of St. Augustine’s few female chefs, Natanja de Beer balances the nuances of kitchen culture with an understanding of food’s influence on humanity.

members of the ancient city astronomy club

Living, People

Meet the Ancient City Astronomy Club

These local astronomers who are bringing the wonders of the night sky to St. Augustine.

Food, People

Born and Bred for the Kitchen: Chef Sam Bove of Blackfly the Restaurant

A rich culinary history passed down through the generations instilled in this up-and-coming chef a love of and respect for the art of cooking.

chef kevin boose of the press st augustine

Food, People

Creating a Neighborhood Hotspot with Chef Kevin Boose of The Press

This chef left his corporate job to return to his culinary roots, opening a casual lunch spot. Three years later, The Press has evolved into so much more.

leaders at young life st augustine ruth ann steen and caleb jones

Living, People

Ruth Ann Steen and Caleb Jones are Making Connections at Young Life St. Augustine

Understanding, love, and connection are at the heart of their work at Young Life St. Augustine. The goal is always to meet teens where they are and create meaningful relationships.

chef chris cantabene of raintree restaurant st augustine

Featured, Food, People

Making Food a Family Affair with Chef Chris Cantabene of Raintree Restaurant

In pursuit of the American Dream, the MacDonald family voyaged here on a yacht from England and found gold.