Best Shopping Spots in St. Johns County for Black Friday

Thanksgiving is a weekend to enjoy the company of friends and family around the table with good food and drinks. What’s a better way to work off all your turkey lethargy than a Black Friday expedition? St. Johns County has a plethora of shopping spots you won’t want to miss. St. Johns Town Center  This […]

Recipe Corner – Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce Make this super easy recipe the day before and chill overnight.  This recipe serves 10 – 12 but can be cut in half for smaller gatherings.   Ingredients: 2 12 oz. packages fresh cranberries 2 – 3 cups sugar 1½ cups orange juice + drained pineapple liquid 2 TBSP lemon juice […]

St. Johns Enjoys Another Year as Florida’s Healthiest County

Out of Florida’s 67 counties, St. Johns ranks as the state’s healthiest county, according to the 2017 County Health Rankings. That’s no small feat! Even more impressive is that this is the sixth year in a row that St. Johns got top marks. Read on to find out how. How the Rankings Work The County Health […]

3 Planned Projects for St. Johns County

As the 16th-fastest growing county in the U.S., it’s no surprise that St. Johns County, Florida, has several exciting projects going on. Find out what new buildings and building expansions you can expect to see soon. Burkhardt Distributors Company This beer company doesn’t have the space to expand in its current location, so it’s having […]

St. Johns Has Second Lowest Unemployment Rate in Florida

The state unemployment rate in Florida is the lowest it’s been in over 10 years, and St. Johns County is leading the way. This is one of the best counties in Florida for employment, offering great opportunities in a variety of fields. Dropping Statewide Unemployment Rate The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June 2017 was […]


Welcome to the Beacon Lake blog! Here we will provide updates on the Beacon Lake community including: Groundbreaking Pre-sales St. Johns County Updates New activities around Beacon Lake We will also provide helpful articles on the neighborhood and fun topics like trending interior colors or popular ways to decorate for various holidays! Check back every […]