WHAT’S NEW

 It may seem hard to believe but Saint Augustine just keeps getting better and better! We are constantly opening new attractions, new stores to shop in and new bars and restaurants.
On this page you will find some of our recent reviews and information on "What's New in Town."
 
We hope you enjoy exploring "What's New."

 

 

4th of July Fireworks in St. Augustine FL 2017

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It’s that time of the year again! If you’re a fireworks junkie like I am, then you can’t miss the Fireworks over the Matanzas! The event starts at 6 PM on the 4th of July. There will be a band  at the Plaza for a two-hour show. If you like live music, then the Plaza is the place to be.  […]

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Free Summer Movies at the St Augustine Amphitheater – Schedule & Trailers

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St Augustine is offering up free family-friendly movies at the St Augustine Amphitheater this summer. Check out the schedule and details here. COMMUNITY FIRST NIGHT OWL CINEMA SERIES – 2015 Community First Credit Union  and the St. Augustine Amphitheatre have partnered again this year to present the popular “Community First Night Owl Cinema Series 2014.” The […]

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The Corazon Cinema & Cafe in St Augustine, FL – Lunch, Movies and Beer

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The Corazon Cinema and Café celebrates its grand opening Friday, September 26th, 2014. I think it will be a big  star here in Saint Augustine.     The Corazon Cinema and Café is located at 36 Granada Street, in historic downtown St. Augustine (formerly known as “Pot Belly’s Theater.”)  This Drafthouse style cinema will feature […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant is Open in St. Augustine, FL – Menu & Review

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Buffalo Wild Wings is now open in St. Augustine, Florida. Are you ready for some football? Buffalo Wild Wings is ready with 47  TV’s and two projectors I can’t think of a better spot to catch a game.   It’s big, it’s roomy, and it’s got a lot of energy bouncing around in the newly […]

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Farm to Family Mobile Farmers Market in St Johns County – Information

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North Florida’s First Mobile Farmers Market Launches May 17th, 2014 Local nonprofit Pie in the Sky’s new flagship program, Farm to Family, is due to make it’s official public launch on Saturday, May 17 from 11 – 1 pm at Bozard Lincoln Ford, 540 Outlet Mall Blvd, St. Augustine, Florida. Farm to Family is a […]

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Pecha Kucha Night in St Augustine FL

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Pecha Kucha: We Can’t Pronounce it Either.       Pecha Kucha Night, Volume 4   Theme: Compassion Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Time: Doors open at 6 pm, Presentations begin at 7 pm. Where: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Conference Room (there will be signs) Admission: Free (with food by Planet Sabrez and beverage available for […]

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Salt Life Food Shack in St Augustine FL – Restaurant Review & Menu

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  Salt Life is now open for lunch and dinner. We will update our information and reviews as we try new food items. The new Salt Life Food Shack in St Augustine Beach, Florida is  “BEACHY KEEN.” St. Augustine has been waiting for this restaurant to open for a very long time and for good reason. The food […]

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Cantina Louie is a New Mexican Restaurant in St Augustine FL – Menu & Review

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   Cantina Louie is a Fun New Mexican Restaurant in St. Augustine Florida.   Cantina Louie is now open!  The Locals’ Guide couldn’t wait to try it so we popped in for the grand opening to see what it was all about. It was fantastic! If you love Mexican food you are going to love this […]

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The St Augustine Distillery Will Raise Your Spirits the Old Fashioned Way

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When you drive by the old Ice Plant building on Riberia Street in Saint Augustine, Florida, one phrase comes to mind, “you’ve come a long way baby.” Not only does it house The Ice Plant Bar, it is now the home of the St. Augustine Distillery Company. Inside this incredible building with its rich history, they […]

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Saigon Pho Bistro is Serving Up Delicious Vietnamese Food in St Augustine FL

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Do you love Vietnamese food? The Locals’ Guide does for sure. St. Augustine has a brand-new restaurant in town serving up delicious Vietnamese food at a great price point. The owners are friendly, wonderful people who want to please you with their delicious authentic Vietnamese cuisine. If you like something a certain way, just ask! […]

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Candlelight South is a New Restaurant Serving Great Food at Reasonable Prices- St Augustine FL

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Attention Locals, there is a new spot in town to grab a bite & a beer. Candlelight South has just opened on the South side of the Bridge of Lions in the old Sea Fair location. It has been given a complete facelift and is ready to become a “locals favorite.” They are serving up […]

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DOS Coffee & Wine in St Augustine FL is Much More Than Just a Coffee Shop

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We like to keep you informed on what’s new in town & what’s hot. DOS Coffee is HOT & it will PERK you right up!  Saint Augustine has a wonderful new addition, DOS Coffee & Wine Bar on the North end of San Marco Ave. What do we love about them?  The coffee first and foremost is fabulous. They are […]

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The New Drive Through Holiday Light Display in Jacksonville FL is a Real Kid Pleaser

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    If you are in the Jacksonville area, be sure to check out the new  drive through holiday lights display. It takes place at the Morocco Shrine Center nightly from November 25th, 2014 – January 5, 2015.           Jax Illuminations has created a wonderful opportunity for families to create a fun new holiday tradition. Load […]

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The Ice Plant Bar in St Augustine Is So Hot It Needs To Be Put On Ice – Review

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  UPDATE- NEW FALL / WINTER MENU IS OUT! The highly successful Ice Plant has been open for several months and have just released their new Fall/Winter Menu. Click the links to see the New Menus.   New Fall/Winter Menu         Late Night Happy Hour Menu       UPDATE – THE ICE PLANT IS NOW […]

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A Biplane Ride is the Thing To Do in St Augustine

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So what does a ride in a open cockpit biplane feel like? Imagine driving down a scenic highway  strapped in a high end convertible sports car. Now imagine that car lifting off and ascending over the intracoastal waterway as you pass 1,000 feet in the air with the incredible view unfolding beneath you. That is […]

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Review of the New Mellow Mushroom in St Augustine FL

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Everyone has been asking us what we think of the new Mellow Mushroom in Saint Augustine, Florida.  It has become a “Locals Favorite” for sure.   The atmosphere here is colorful, creative and funky with an industrial feel. It has a good vibe, a huge bar and plenty of TVs to watch sports. There are tables […]

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The Cannons at Oglethorpe Battery Park- St Augustine

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 The newest addition to one of the City’s historical military sites occurred on June 30, 2013.  On that date, three replica cannons were unveiled in Oglethorpe Battery Park. This was the site of a three gun battery used by Georgia’s Colonial Governor, Gen James Oglethorpe, in his attempt to force the surrender of the Castillo de San Marcos […]

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Chipotle Mexican Grill in St Augustine FL – Restaurant Menu

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is  opening it’s doors on July 1st, 2014 in St Augustine, Florida. The Restaurant is located at 1753 US 1 in the plaza near State Rd 312 with Marshalls & Ross stores. Chipotle prides itself on serving the very best sustainably raised food possible with an eye to great taste, great nutrition […]

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