Five New Amelia Island Hotels Underway

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace column. –Steve’s Marketplace — Unless you have been lost at sea or hiding in an underground bunker, you probably realize that people are moving here. As well as visiting. Not only did the hotels on Amelia Island register one […]

Beach Nourishment Winter 2018/2019

Fernandina Beach Project Winter is a quieter time at the beaches of Amelia Island, typically off season for ocean swimming with a fraction of beach visitors, as compared to the height of summer tourism. It’s during wintertime when beach nourishment projects happen here. When and where adding sand to the beach will happen is managed […]

Fa La La La La Fernandina! December 2018 Festive Events

December 2018 ‘Tis the season when downtown is decked in its holiday best. There will be sounds of merriment and glowing scenes around downtown Fernandina during a Victorian-themed Christmas street festival, a lighted Christmas parade and New Year’s Eve fireworks display. “Three’s a charm,” and in the historic setting of downtown Fernandina, these “Top 3” […]