Tag - 07-28-2016 Issue

The Ratings Game

One of the drawbacks of instant reviews of places, things, etc. on Google, Facebook, Trip Advisor, etc. is that the haters are usually the first—and sometimes only—people to post their opinions. Which are usually limited to one star (or whatever symbol a particular platform uses) and brief comments...

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15 Questions with Rikki Wheeler

Continuing our tie-in with The Beachcomber’s 15th anniversary in August. This issue, the spotlight shines on 20-year Destin resident Rikki Wheeler. “I wasn’t born here, but I got here as soon as I could,” she says. You can find her tending bar at Hog’s Breath in Destin every Tuesday and Saturday on...

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Recommended Reading

Lloyd Handwerker and Gil Reavill Famous Nathan Flatiron Books Nathan Handwerker (the author’s grandfather) was a poor Jewish kid who fled Poland one step ahead of World War I. Landing in New York, he got his first job his second day in America. He went on to found Nathan’s Famous, the Coney Island...

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Local Guides

Art Galleries

Your guide to Art Galleries in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Niceville, and Watersound.

Happy Hours

It’s happy hour in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Rosemary Beach, and Shalimar!


Services on the Beach. Destin, Fort Walton, Miramar Beach, and 30A / South Walton