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Thursday, February 12th, 2015

News from the Destin Snowbirds

It’s almost enough to make you feel guilty. Almost. As Destin Snowbirds bask in the sunlight and enjoy the outdoor activities that come with warm weather and sunshine, many loved ones back home are battling the elements of snow, wind, ice, loss of power and much more...
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Friday, February 13th, 2015

Destin History & Fishing Museum Gumbo Results

The Destin History and Fishing Museum held their annual Gumbo Contest and Silent Auction Saturday, January 31 at the Destin Community Center. This event marked another successful fundr
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Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Celebrating Nine Years at Current Gig

Our fearless music correspondent caught up with Rudy Applewhite at Tommy Bahama's in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, where he performs regularly. In fact, Applewhite just marked his nin
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Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Party with Us at AJ's in Destin Monday, March 2

If each musical act takes the stage for 20-25 minutes and each award presentation is around five minutes, we should be done by about 3 a.m. Tuesday. Which is why you should always call in sick on the day after the Beachcomber Awards...
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Monday, February 16th, 2015

Mardi Gras Brew Recommendations from Our Expert

Yet another low-suds sipper, the dark Raison D’Extra is intense with flavor that’s brown sugar sweet with dried fruit—Dogfish claims it’s “brewed with boatloads of big ol’ raisins”—plus coffee and chocolate notes. And that high ABV? You can dang sure taste it, slapping the tongue with every sip.
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Friday, February 13th, 2015

DJ Nevian - Matt McCarty - Todd Gosser

DJ Nevian (whose given name is Terry Edwards) has quickly made a name for himself across the area, including the nod in this year’s BMAs as Best DJ. But this wasn’t a planned out career. “I actually started in a rock format type of club five years ago,” he says...
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Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Performs Tuesdays at AJ's, 4-7 p.m.

The band’s following reaches further than fans, as they’ve collected a horn section made up of veteran visiting players out of sheer luck. “As we started playing around, a couple of them would come up to us and say, I play Dixieland back home, would you mind if I bring in my trombone and play with you guys?”...