Recipe for Love

Title: Recipe for LoveLocation: Jack & Diane’s, 708 Centre StreetDescription: This intimate Valentine’s dinner and show promises love songs, wine, dinner and jazz as the Dynamic Les DeMerle Jazz Trio featuring vocalist Bonnie Eisele perform the classic favorites in romantic…
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A Pirate Looks at 50

My husband turned 50 this month and we had a tail-gate themed birthday party for him at Wicked Daveys Saloon in downtown Fernandina Beach. See larger version in the “read more” link…

Fernandina Pirate’s Blood Drive

“Donate a pint or we’ll spill one for ya,” declared the Amelia Island pirate wench, Wicked Wanda, chairperson of the Fernandina Pirate Club’s blood drives. The costumed Pirates sponsored their most recent blood drive at the Super Wal-Mart in Yulee…
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Smurfit-Stone May File for Bankruptcy

Smurfit-Stone’s stock price has fallen from around $10 a year ago to close below 6 cents per share today and bankruptcy rumors are all over Fernandina Beach. The company has consulted with bankruptcy attorneys

Teenage, Cutting, Emo

This is disturbing! My 13 year old daughter first approached me about “EMO” and I had no idea what she was talking about. She said, “You know, Mom, the kids that cut themselves for attention.”

Yes, Virginia, There is an Escape Clause

Okay, so maybe the 56th Presidential Inauguration will turn out to be the most attended event of its kind, with thousands and thousands of people flocking to the nation’s capital region to be a part of history. Sounds a little…
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Ally at the Desk Amelia Holiday

Ally has been at the desk featuring a holiday story focusing on all of the wonderful things Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach offer during the holiday season of 2008.

Fernandina Beach Night Parades

Fernandina Beach held the first “Lighted Boat Parade” directly after the annual “Night, Lighted Christmas Parade” on Saturday evening. Check out the video for all of the excitement!

Fernandina Pirates Club Receives City Proclamation

Check out this video: The City of Fernandina Beach presented a formal proclamation by Fernandina Beach Mayor, Bruce Malcolm designating the Fernandina Pirates Club as the City of Fernandina Beach‚Äôs official Goodwill Ambassadors to the World. For more on the…
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Three New Books Released by Parago Exports

150 Ways to Save on Your Utilities provides more than 150 ways to save on your utility bills. This handy book should be read and memorized by everyone in your household.

Drifters to Perform at Barnabas Concert

The original Drifters, with classics such as “Up on the Roof”, “Under the Boardwalk”, “Stand by Me” and “Some Kind of Wonderful” will perform at 7:30 pm on November 20, 2008 at the big white tent next to the Verandah…
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Things-to-Do in Fernandina Beach

October 4, 2008 – Amelia Island is hosting the Atlantic Coast Triathlon, giving visitors and residents a chance to swim, bike and run through the incredible scenery that has made Amelia one of the country’s top five favorite island destinations.