Adults are buying more coloring books than ever these days, and they are not for sons or daughters or nieces and nephews. They are buying them for themselves. We wanted to join in on the coloring fun! Enter E.G. Barnhill, a photographer living in St. Petersburg in the early 1900s, who hand-tinted black and white photographs … Continue reading Color Your Own Florida Landscape!
NEW! Best-Loved Recipes from the Columbia Restaurant by Richard Gonzmart Epicurean Rendezvous Award—“The Best Restaurant in Tampa, Florida”—Fortune Golden Spoon Award—Florida Trend Fine Dining Hall of Fame Award—Nation’s Restaurant News Enjoy the savory comfort and culinary excellence of the Columbia Restaurant in your own home with this brand-new book of recipe cards! Set the table … Continue reading Best-Loved Recipes from the Columbia Restaurant
Finding the Fountain of Youth: Ponce de León and Florida's Magical Watersby Rick KilbyAVAILABLE NOWA visual treasure trove of vintage postcards, photographs, and advertisements, this book vividly illustrates how deeply interwoven the mythical Fountain of Youth is in Florida's cultural identity. More than conquistador Ponce de León's fabled quest for rejuvenating waters or a kitschy attempt … Continue reading Florida’s Fountain of Youth: Magic, Myth, and Endangered Springs
Beloved Art Books Take New Form October 31, 2012 Gainesville, FL— The University Press of Florida (UPF) is pleased to announce a collection of postcards featuring images from four of its most-treasured art books: The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters, Dream Houses: Historic Beach Homes & Cottages of Naples, Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last … Continue reading Beloved Art Books Take New Form