Fernandina Beach Harbor: Welcoming Port For Seafaring Visitors

Fernandina Beach is the gateway to Florida on the water for mariners heading south (Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Mile 716). Westrec Marinas took over marina operations in 2010.

Florida Gardening: Beach Sunflower, Growing Grapes & Pears

Beach Sunflower is a spreading perennial producing attractive, small sunflower-like flower heads, a terrific plant for attracting a variety of birds and butterflies. GARDENING TIPS

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival: One of Largest Classical Events in Southeast U.S.

Amelia Island, Florida’s northernmost barrier island on the Atlantic, hosts the ninth season of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival…

Amelia Island’s Colorful Painted Buntings, Birdwatcher’s Delight

The most colorful songbird in North America, the male Painted Bunting, has been a regular here lately on Amelia Island, Florida.

Economic Indicators Point to Recovery, Albeit Slow

Believe it or not, through the headwinds, economic indicators (such as hiring) are pointing toward recovery — albeit at a slow pace. No matter what the talking head on TV tells you.

Remember “Tender Years” at Fernandina’s Shrimp Festival

Relive memories through the music at Amelia Island’s Shrimp Festival. Back for an encore, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band plays at riverfront stage.

Real Estate Auction Amelia Island Properties

A real estate auction company is offering some Amelia Island, Florida properties at their April auction. One of the properties being auctioned is a Carlton Dunes (Summer Beach) oceanfront condo, representative of the top of the luxury condo market on Amelia Island…

18-Month Up Trend For Florida’s Home Sales Activity

Florida’s existing home sales rose in February 2010. Sales activity has increased for the past year and a half (18 months). Florida’s existing condo sales were up an eye-popping 59% from year ago.