Archive for January, 2011

8 North Clothing Company

There’s a new shop in Fernandina called 8 North Clothing Company.  Located next to Pablo’s on Second Street, they feature lots and lots of fun stuff including these cowboy boots that I spied through the front window.  They opened at the end of the year and seem to be offering a unique variety for the […]

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The Pubs of Fernandina – Indigo Alley

Ahhh… Indigo Alley:  speakeasy, wine bar, coffee house, hippie bar, jazz club.  All of these monikers fit one of my favorite (if not THE) favorite pubs of Fernandina.  Mike and Sherry Garbarini have done a fabulous job of creating a pub with a really great vibe.  Just about every night, you can wander in for […]

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Windows Across America Window Cleaning is Back!

Our favorite window cleaner, Sean Allison, is back!  Every year around this time Windows Across America – in the form of Sean – arrives on Amelia Island to clean all of our many, many windows (and our chandelier) inside and out.  There is no window too high and no space to small for Sean to […]

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The Pubs of Fernandina – O’Kane’s Irish Pub

Where can I get a drink in this town?  Ahhh… the mantra of the weary – or worldly – traveler.  Fear not; the pubs of Fernandina await.  As I was thinking about all of the new things that have opened in our 12+ years here, I realized that we’ve got lots of great options to just […]

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Amelia Island Artist Co-op

Our Amelia Island artist co-op had added a nice new extension, complete with garden and grand entrance gates.  If you haven’t been by yet to see it, circle your calendar for this Saturday when they’ll be a featured stop on the monthly Second Saturday Artrageous Artwalk.  We have so many great and diverse artists here […]

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January Blooms

How are these for January blooms?  A little Rudbekia, anyone?  These plants really, really struggled to get established over our extremely dry summer but just a little bit of winter rain and mild temperatures seem to have done the trick.  And, yes, those are Christmas lights – proof of timing. Fairbanks House – Amelia Island

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The First Sunset of 2011

Happy New Year everyone.  Let’s make it a good one, shall we? Fairbanks House – Amelia Island

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