Author: Steve Parr

jim salanitri's award winning corvette

Living, People

Corvette Cruisin’ with St. Augustine Jim Salanitri

Working in gas stations as a boy gave rise to a passion for cars. now jim is the owner of an award-winning 1960 Chevrolet Corvette.


Rare Rides at the 2019 Mecum Collector Car Auction

It’s a gearhead’s dream at the largest automobile auction in the world.

jazzy blue a musician in st augustine

Arts and Culture, Music, People

The Nine Lives of St. Augustine Musician Jazzy Blue

Once he found his calling, this Buffalo, New York native hit the ground running and hasn't stopped since.

Arts and Culture, People

Right Where He Should Be: The Music of St. Augustine’s Joe Moody

This St. Augustine musician finally found himself where he’s always wanted to be, and he never had to leave home to get there.

st augustine drummer oleg shkolyar poses with his drum set

Arts and Culture, Music, People

Living the American Dream with St. Augustine Musician Oleg Shkolyar

For most of us, tuning into a classic rock station on the car stereo is a pretty common thing. Drummer Oleg Shkolyar never had that chance.

emma moseley of the emma moseley band st augustine

Arts and Culture, Music, People

Singing Her Way to Success: Making Music with Emma Moseley

Determined to define her own destiny at a relatively early age, St. Augustine native Emma Moseley has forged an uncompromising musical path to success.

kevin gumby carter behind the bar at beachcomber st augustine

Food, People

The Smiles and Stories of Beachcomber’s Beloved Bartender Kevin “Gumby” Carter

For this longtime and well-traveled bartender, life’s a beach behind the bar at The Beachcomber.

Arts and Culture, Living

Amelia Island Plays Host to Some Classic and Exotic Rides at Festivals of Speed

Once again the Festivals of Speed descends upon Amelia Island to entice aficionados from far and wide.

lisa mack at arnold's lounge

Food, People

Lisa Mack is Pouring Drinks and Pursuing Dreams at Arnold’s Lounge

A mainstay at Arnold's Lounge, this native New Yorker, and one of the longest tenured bartenders in the city, tells us what it's like to be the driving force behind one of St. Augustine's oldest bars.

rick levy st augustine musician

Arts and Culture, Music, People

50 Years of Music with St. Augustine’s Rick Levy

Relatively few musicians enjoy an active career which spans over half a century, but this St. Augustine musician has enjoyed a fruitful career which has done exactly that.


Fast Cars and Auto Enthusiasts: Exploring the Mecum Collector Car Auction in Kissimmee, Florida

Americans, it's long been said, have a love affair with their cars. There's probably nowhere else on the planet where people admire and revere their vehicles more than here in the good ol' US of A.

happy cakes cupcakes and baker st augustine


Do-Nut Miss Happy Cakes Bakery

Few things will put a smile on your face more quickly than a really good donut. And, if you want some really good donuts, you want to go to Happy Cakes.

jonny and lori pellicer of pellicer creek st augustine

Arts and Culture, Music, People

Jonny and Lori Pellicer: A Marriage of Musical Talents

It’s been said that being in a band is a lot like being married. Well, these two longtime local musicians have been putting that theory to the test for the last 40 years.

cinnamon bun at peace pie st augustine

Community, Food

For Lovers of All Things Sweet, Visit Peace Pie

A treat on a warm afternoon, a comfort food when you're sad – there's not much ice cream can't do. And now, it can take pie to the next level.

kay gianna is a young st augustine musician

Community, People

Kay Gianna Juggles High School and Being a Recording Artist

Most musicians concern themselves with their next gig. This singer/songwriter concerns herself with getting her homework done.

granny smith apple crepe raintree restaurant st augustine


Satisfy Crepe Cravings at Raintree Restaurant

"Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first." - Ernestine Ulmer

Music, People

Pass the Mic to St. Augustine Rapper Tim Savage

Quiet coastal tunes aren't the only music that the Oldest City has to offer. Tim Savage is here to introduce a new sound.

Music, People

Jamming on the First Coast with Walt Kulwicki

Few musicians enjoy the musical pedigree that Walt Kulwicki does, and it's a pedigree he's willing to share all along the First Coast.