The makeover of the Old Dinghy Club building on the Fernandina Beach waterfront rivals the work of a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. The final product, The Salty Pelican Bar & Grill, is something that is good and appealing for downtown Fernandina Beach. Entrepreneurs Al Waldis and T.J. Pelletier invested private money into a dream endeavor that has success written all over it. Fernandina Beach needs more projects like this.
Enjoy the change of seasons and upcoming festivals, concerts, and Amelia Island’s coastal nature. It’s a great time to be outdoors — biking, hiking, and golfing.
Take an evening ride — on a trolley, river boat, or in a horse-drawn carriage. Tour historic Fort Clinch by candlelight. Love nature? Watch an evening sea turtle nest excavation at the beach this summer. Like competion? Play some miniature golf with the family. Enjoy some sweet treats at Fernandina’s ice cream and frozen yogurt shops, Fernandina Fantastic Fudge, or Peterbrooke Chocolatier.
Applying the “prudent man theory” to issues facing the city of Fernandina Beach. “What would a prudent man (or woman) do?” Steve Nicklas discusses the library, Fernandina waterfront and marina silt, and city government.
Coastal Living magazine features “The Best Little Beach Towns” . Fernandina Beach (on Amelia Island) is in the top 10.