Living In St. Augustine

The latest news on community events, company announcements and the things that make the St. Augustine community move and shake.

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Living, People

World of Good: St. Augustine Lends a Helping Hand During the Pandemic

In the midst of crisis, St. Augustinians are rising up to share some joy and reach out a helping hand.

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Thrifty Giving: Helping St. Augustine’s Nonprofits Through Their Thrift Stores

A simple donation or purchase at a local nonprofit thrift store can make a difference in a challenging time.

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Food, Living

Serving Safely: How St. Augustine Restaurants Are Keeping Their Guests Healthy

Taking steps even beyond CDC guidelines, local restaurants are prioritizing health and safety as they reopen their doors to serve the city.

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Homes, Living, Sponsored Stories

13 St. Augustine Home Experts for Your Next Renovation or Move

Meet the people you need to know to make your St. Augustine house a home.

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Living, Sponsored Stories

St. Augustine Private Schools Your Kids will Love

With the help of these local private schools, you can choose an environment that is tailored to your needs and will help your little ones learn and grow.

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Arts and Culture, Living

St. Augustine Art Association Announces Plein Air on the Porch

When the annual Plein Air Paint Out came to a halt, local artists decided to take their craft online.

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COVID-19 Closures, Event Cancellations, and Postponements in St. Augustine

With community health and welfare as the highest priority, here is a list of the events that have been cancelled or postponed and the businesses that have been temporarily closed.

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Family, Living

Where Activities Abound: Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club in Georgia

Just three hours from St. Augustine, this wildly affordable family vacation destination has every activity your family wants to do during their time off.

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Arts and Culture, Living

St. Augustine’s Trinity Parish Takes Holy Week Online

The local church will host a diocese-wide digital celebration of the most important week in the Christian calendar.

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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.

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Beyond Chickens: Cole Wildasin and the Fight for Dyslexic Children in St. Augustine

After a spontaneous spotlight, Jennifer Wildasin and her son Cole are setting out to do some local good.

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Arts and Culture, Living

Art in the Classroom: St. Johns County’s Emphasis on Creativity

The St. Johns County School District is working hard to offer a well-rounded education to students of all ages.

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Arts and Culture, Living

Poetic License: The Ancient City Poets Celebrate Poetry Month

As we celebrate poetry month in April, the Ancient City Poets are gearing up to bring their words to the St. Augustine community.

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Arts and Culture, Living

8 Ways to Entertain Your Kids (and Yourself) at Home During Social Distancing

You don't have to venture out into St. Augustine to explore, learn, and experience something new.

Arts and Culture, Living

St. Johns County Library Hosts Facebook Live Storytimes for Kids Stuck at Home

In between school closures and social distancing, we'd say the little ones need some educational entertainment.

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How to Support St. Augustine Businesses While Practicing Social Distancing

While it's not the time to head out for a day of dining and shopping, you can still lend a hand to local businesses.

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19 Ways to Spend Your Spring Break Staycation in St. Augustine

Celebrate the season (and the time off from school) with these inexpensive local activities.

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Arts and Culture, Living, Sponsored Stories

CANCELLED – EPIC Flower & Garden Expo Celebrates 25 Years in St. Augustine

Head out to the St. Johns County Agricultural Center on March 28-29 for everything you need to get your garden growing.