Festival Season 09

It’s festival season once again. There are dozens of different events scheduled along the First Coast, beginning in March and going strong through the end of May. And though a few things have dropped off the list this year because of the dents in the economy, there is reason for excitement, especially for music lovers who will miss Langerado and Warped Tour. The void has been filled by the St. Augustine Harvest of Hope Festival. Best of all, the proceeds go to a good cause, help for migrant workers. Even if there isn’t anything you’d like to hear at that …

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dish update

by erin thursby Bungalow on the Park (2782 Park Street) closed near to the holidays, apparently for holiday parties. But on a local blog in December it was claimed that they were closed for good. Rumors of their business troubles surfaced. As of December mid-month, the owner claims that they will remain open. Since they were relatively well-priced, I thought they might survive the bumps and bruises of this economy. We’ll see how they fare in the New Year. Generally it’s the more expensive places that close when the marketplace takes a dive, as in the case of Pom’s (San …

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