Alhambra’s Beauty and the Beast: “Tale as old as time” a real beauty to behold  

Alhambra’s Beauty and the Beast: “Tale as old as time” a real beauty to behold  

“Beauty and the Beast” is an absolutely delightful show that is equally entertaining to kids, adults raised on the animated Disney feature and everyone else. More »

Small home, simple life

Small home, simple life

The popular tiny house concept of downsizing to a simple lifestyle is sweeping the nation and many are jumping on the bandwagon, including St. Johns resident and chef Joel Esposito. More »

Caring Art Program marries medicine and art

Caring Art Program marries medicine and art

Patty Magee’s Caring Art Program has blossomed into a Baptist Health-wide initiative that provides hundreds of patients with “a creative healing space and sanctuary.” More »

The Giving Closet Project

The Giving Closet Project

Twin Lakes Academy Elementary fourth grade teacher Jennifer Smith founded The Giving Closet Project by laundering and repurposing her school\'s lost and found items. More »

Helping Hands of all ages clean up the beach

Helping Hands of all ages clean up the beach

Helping Hands of Nocatee rounded up neighbors of all ages to help clean up Mickler’s Landing Beach on June 25. More »

 

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Small home, simple life

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By Susan D. Brandenburg
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The popular tiny house concept of downsizing to a simple lifestyle is sweeping the nation and many are jumping on the bandwagon — but the small house that 25-year old designer Joel Esposito is building in St. Johns is as much a one-of-a-kind as he is.

Get to Know … David Wolf

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By Courtney Clark
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David Wolf has lived in Durbin Crossing since 2004. His love of the community – the parks, the neighbors and the atmosphere, prompted him to start the Good Deed Brigade in 2013. This movement aims to tell uplifting stories in the St. Johns and Duval county areas.

Captain David’s Fishing Report

St. Johns River Fishing Tips

By David Lifka
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Whether you are new to fishing or just new to the area, a few pointers to get you aimed in the right direction before your next fishing adventure can often prove to be helpful. Knowing where, when and how to fish can easily lessen the learning curve that we often have to experience. After all, the best part of fishing is actually catching fish.

Travel : Dubrovnik — Tiny town of drama and dreams

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By Debi Lander
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Dubrovnik, Croatia, known to many as King’s Landing in “Game of Thrones,” is an ancient walled city rising from the edge of the sea. The star of the Dalmatian Coast attracts international tourists for its breathtaking views, historic buildings and gorgeous natural wonders; however, Dubrovnik is also a city that was struck by war in 1991.

Gardening: Low-flow irrigation for raised beds

Gardening

By Lesley Arrandale
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With summer rains happening on a fairly regular basis, my drip irrigation system is getting less use, I’m happy to report. The timer is still integral, but now I set it in “manual” mode and input the length of time it should operate. We’re harvesting pounds of tomatoes, plenty of Japanese (long, thin) eggplants, basil, chilies and sweet peppers, as well as Swiss chard, which is holding up surprisingly well despite being considered a cool-season vegetable. The okra is sturdy and healthy, and we’re really looking forward to the first young tender pods.

The Pantry Raiders | Turn dinner time into family time

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Shake up dinnertime

By Scott Stegmaier
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Summer days are flying by and soon it will be that time again. Time to get back into a routine. For us that means school and soccer. And between the two, Monday through Sunday comes and goes quickly.