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.