Author: Shannon O'Neil

bedroom of the contemporary st augustine presser home

Homes, Living

Breathtaking New Build: The Pressers’ Contemporary St. Augustine Home

From reality television to real estate, John and Tara Presser have built the home and the life of their dreams.

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Living, People, Recreation

Out on the St. Augustine Waters with the Nettles Family

As St. Augustine natives, residents, and business owners, Robert and Nicole have a deep connection with the local waters.

elegant coastal home of the dolans in st augustine

Homes, Living

Coastal Comforts: The Dolans’ Elegant St. Augustine Home

With local flair and personal style, Justin and Liz Dolan turned a Japanese-influenced retirement retreat into a coastal family abode.

Homes, Living

Blended Beauty: The Industrial, Mediterranean St. Augustine Home of the Payne Family

Larry, Amber, and Ayla Payne have seamlessly blended their styles and personalities into a perfect oasis for their family.

tesori family of st augustine's tesori family foundation

Featured, People

The Positivity and Love of the Tesori Family Foundation

Guided by the boundless joy of an extraordinary preschooler, the Tesori family is spreading love in the special needs community.

outside of the mccarty's mid century st augustine home

Featured, Homes, Living

Step Inside the McCarty’s Atomic Mid-Century Paradise

From tiki bars to vintage treasures, the McCarty family is breaking the suburban mold with their fun, throwback style.

Featured, Homes, Living

A City Original Brought to Life: Inside a Mediterranean Revival Tucked into Davis Shores

This Davis Shores gem was once a diamond in the rough, but Jason Hawk and Marla Christon turned it into paradise.

lincolnville home exterior st augustine

Arts and Culture, Featured, Living

In the Eclectic Lincolnville Cottage of Mayor Nancy Shaver

Like many transplants to the Ancient City, Nancy Shaver didn’t find St. Augustine so much as St. Augustine found her.

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A Dog-gone Good time at the Menestrelli Dog Circus

Using only humane practices rooted in three generations of animal training experience, one couple has created a sensational family affair.

exterior of jason and leah holloways midcentury home

Featured, Homes, Living

Drawing a Wild Card: Jason and Leah Holloway’s Funky, Minimalist Home in Davis Shores

Although the Holloways’ home is a dream now, what pictures don’t reveal is the nightmare they survived to earn it.

Featured, Homes, Living

A Home Worth Fighting For: The Barnwells’ Nautical Paradise in Davis Shores

Like so many others, Scott and Noel Barnwell were forever changed by the community love they received after Hurricane Matthew.

bright white and muted grey tones in open kitchen las palmas condo st augustine

Featured, Homes, Living

The Comforts of a Farmhouse Chic Condo

With an eye for style and a willingness to work hard, the Benjamins transformed their condo into a home worthy of your favorite Pinterest board.

brian freeland firefighter of the year 2016 st augustine with his chief

Community, People

Meet 2016’s St. Johns County Firefighter of the Year, Brian Freeland

More than a decade ago, Brian Freeland, St. Johns County’s 2016 Firefighter of the Year, stood in front of an open career horizon. The path he chose allowed him to save lives along the way.

greg pieper bridge tender poses in front of st augustine bridge of lions

Community, People

Just Water Under the Bridge: Greg Pieper and the Bridge of Lions Tenders

Contrary to what residents might think, St. Augustine’s busiest intersection isn’t US1 and 312; it’s the crossroads of Florida’s two most active coastal byways.