Tag - 07-26-2018 Issue

July 26-Aug. 8, 2018

AQUARIUS Jan. 21 ‑ Feb. 19 Waterboy. Always around, lightly benefiting others. Others who just want a little sip of water. Jeez. It’s a good thing you’re friendly around others, because it’ll be difficult being a friend to yourself when you realize how shallow life really is. PISCES Feb. 20 ‑ Mar...

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Why Blame It on Politics?

By Charles Morgan III   Politics.   It’s amazing how many controversies in our area are blamed on “politics.”   The recent disagreements regarding Crab Island—“politics.” Unfettered growth in Destin—“politics.”  Rules and regulations concerning jet skis, pontoon boats, and anything...

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Giving Back: Cover Artist Justin Gaffrey

Special to Beachcomber   Justin Gaffrey has always been a creative force along the Emerald Coast. From his time as head chef and restaurateur of Café Sublime in Gulf Place to his now astounding art career, Mr. Gaffrey has become a household name.   He began his art career after traveling the...

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#BEACHCOMBERDESTIN

Share your photos and get featured here! instagram.com/beachcomberdestin @adso2958 The good folks at the Arts and Design Society in Fort Walton Beach are working hard to create new masterpieces for all of Beachcomberland to enjoy.   @blaine1201 Another beautiful day on the Gulf of Mexico...

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Roberto Padron: The Beat Goes On

By Nikki Hedrick   “To be honest with you, it doesn’t matter what the label is. I consider myself a musician. Drummer, percussionist, musician…all three of them work for me.”   Roberto Padron is a mighty familiar face in the area. From Scott Rockwood’s projects like The Bankwalkers, house gigs...

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Michelle Malone

The Hub 30A, Santa Rosa Beach – July 20, 2018   Under clear skies, dotted with the lingering smell of barbecue, Michelle Malone rocked The Hub stage for an all-ages audience. Malone and her four-piece band are on tour promoting her new album Slings and Arrows.   With her easy laugh and...

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Pet of the Issue – Freyja

Submitted by Kate Fox “Freyja is a spirited rescue pooch that has never met a stranger, and quite possibly the sweetest dog to ever exist,” says Ms. Fox. Freyja is around four years old and is a Corgi-Belgian Malinois mix.   “Small in stature but large in personality, Freyja stole our hearts and...

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Recommended Reading

Bryce T. Bauer The New Rum: A Modern Guide to the Spirit of the Americas Countryman Press If the whiskey boom (and its booming prices) is driving you toward some other brown liquor, Bryce T. Bauer’s The New Rum belongs in your suitcase. Bauer loves rum, but (mercifully) doesn’t default into the...

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