Tag - 11-16-2017 Issue

Big Jim Folsom’s History Lesson

By Charles Morgan III   In the 1950s, as the story goes, Alabama’s governor Big Jim Folsom was caught en flagrante in a hotel room with a young woman. With reporters and photographers (who had been tipped off) in tow, he hastily assembled a press conference.   In a wrinkled suit, and obviously...

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The Putin Agenda

By Chris Leavenworth   Unlike in the United States, where the success of an inauguration is factored by the size of its crowd, the streets of Moscow were completely deserted during the Russian inauguration in 2012. Twelve million people were tucked away to make room for Vladimir Putin’s personal...

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Hot Dog! Another Eating Option at Baytowne

The Village of Baytowne Wharf welcomes Stadium Hot Dogs into its lineup of dining options.  Like baseball, hot dogs and funnel cakes are American staples. And there is no place better to enjoy them than at the local baseball stadium decorated cafe.   Proprietors Shelley and Tony DeSousa...

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#ArtMatters Public Exhibition Artists Revealed

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is pleased to announce the six winning artists selected for the #ArtMatters Public Art Exhibition at the Hyatt Place, the newest hotel project to break ground in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. These artists’ works were chosen from over 80...

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#BEACHCOMBERDESTIN

Share your photos and get featured here! instagram.com/beachcomberdestin @charlesmorganiii Over 300 youngsters took to the Gulf Nov. 5 for Harbor Docks’ annual Take a Kid Fishing Day.   @act4murder Backstage with Cynthia, Kay and Joe from Act4Murder.   @danettebenton Former Beachcomber...

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Hunter Griffith

Bijoux, The Market Shops at Sandestin   Hunter was born and raised in Destin. He’s 26 years old, and 12 of those have been spent working in the service industry.   The journey began when Hunter was 14, busing tables at Buster’s in Miramar Beach. He worked his way up to fine dining at...

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Schatzi + the String Boffin – Quiet No More

By Nikki Hedrick   Schatzi + the String Boffin stayed quiet for most of 2017. The usually hyper-busy sibling duo Dannica Lowery and Ben Parsons put their band on hold, as Lowery had an extended period of medically ordered vocal rest. Parsons still could be found playing around Beachcomberland...

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