Efforts To Save Fernandina’s Historic Post Office

Historic Centre Street’s “old” post office in downtown Fernandina was slated to close August 10, 2013. However, appeals were filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission. The Italian Renaissance Revival-style building, circa 1912, is in need of major renovation.

Fernandina New BIZ Owners Get “Mandricked”

In Fernandina Beach, a widely used term or expression has originated from City Hall, “mandricked.” It is associated with the painstaking process that new businesses must go through to receive final approval from the city to open their doors. Read more by Steve Nicklas.

Fernandina’s Fantastic Fudge Attracts Crowds on Sultry Summer Evenings, Historic Centre Street

Where’s a good place to go for a special frozen treat on Amelia Island? When in the downtown historic district, there’s one corner, a sweet spot, home to Fernandina’s Fantastic Fudge. Hard to miss, it’s usually busy year round with people flowing out to the sidewalk. But on sultry summer evenings it’s a buzzing hub of activity.

“Nights of Lights” Holiday Festival. A Bright Idea For Downtown Fernandina?

Imagine this: white lights outline and silhouette the historic city of Fernandina Beach from the ground to the rooftops. Pipe in holiday music (by reactivating the in-ground sound system) and you have a winter wonderland — without the snow, along historic Centre Street. Read more about an idea for a holiday festival featuring glowing lights on downtown buildings.