A prime example of “Golden Age” splendor, the Hoyt House is one of the treasured inns in Fernandina’s downtown historic district.
A little world of its own, Old Town Fernandina attracts those with a penchant for historic preservation and a love of riverfront living. It’s the proximity to the water and the heritage that seems to attract newcomers. Folks living here can literally get from bed to boat in a matter of minutes by foot.
Discerning chefs are purchasing produce and meats from local and regional farms, or seafood fresh from the docks. Innovative chefs are growing some vegetables and herbs in their own gardens.
Florida’s Governor Scott believes that public pensions will eventually bankrupt most cities, counties and states. Only about 20 percent of private companies in the U.S. still provide pensions for employees. The public sector must take notice. Reform is the viable answer.