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Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Another Great Local Biz Donates to Children in Crisis

Submitted by Ken Hair:Employee of the month Keith King and John Ross Summers of Preston Hood Chevrolet donated their incentive checks totaling $200 to Children in Crisis. Longtime CIC supporter
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Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Destin - 30A - Fort Walton Beach - Navarre - Niceville

They are generally close to the beach, with words like “express” and “convenience” in their name. They are a favorite of travelers, making one last stop before checking into the hotel on the first day of vacation...
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Friday, July 17th, 2015

By Beachcomber Music Award Winner Dannica Lowery

I get it. You’re on vacation and you want to have fun, get loose and throw your daily burdens by the wayside. And we want you to—that is, after all, the essence of beach life. However, while you are here, briefly living la vida loca...
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Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Cover Artist Lesha Porche Demystifies the Creative Process

The best progress I’ve ever made in my life as an artist was through sweat, not through some divine muse swopping down to “inspire” me. I don’t know about any genius part in my art, but I do know I’ve benefited more from elbow grease than anything intangible...
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Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Our Beer Expert Hits Lucy Buffett's New Place in Destin

Even so, we can think of plenty of other reasons to hit up Lucy Buffett’s newest place, besides her being the sister of what’s-his-name, that famous singer who eventually became a restaurant entrepreneur himself. First off, the “crazy sista,” a/k/a Lucy, really is at least a little crazy...
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Thursday, July 16th, 2015

With Special Appearances by Hugh Hefner, Kid Rock, Donald Trump

The flag was actually stolen from the Playboy Club in Chicago by a stoned DJ (well, they all were in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, even Dick Clark) and presented to my father, the general manager of WGLD-FM...
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Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Dining with Bruce Collier

My daughter Grace (the Tiny Diner) climbed up on her chair and after she’d cooled off a little, began rocking back and forth to the recorded music. That afternoon it was mostly Caribbean and reggae-style tunes designed to wash off the dust of the day. She is a natural, unself-conscious dancer, something her mother and I are not...