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El Galeon at Sunrise in St. Augustine, An Insider's Guide to St. Augustine, photo by Stacey Sather

An Insider’s Guide to St. Augustine, Florida

SO THIS IS WHAT THE LOCALS KNOW Around St. Augustine you’ll see bumper stickers that call us “a quaint little drinking village with a fishing problem.” That’s cute and all, but the truth is living in is not as charming as outsiders think. Trolleys are constantly in your way, the whole place smells like horse piss, and sometimes when you live here you feel like you live in Disney World. There are always more tourists than locals. But a New St. Augustine is rising. The abandoned and forgotten Lincolnville neighborhood in Downtown’s backyard is being rejuvenated by hipsters, and it’s starting …

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