Tag - 09-22-2016 Issue


Central Square Records’ Ed Jack shares his top picks for September. More at centralsquarerecords.com. Angel Olsen My Woman Jagjaguwar Folk singer-songwriter Olsen returns with her most diverse offering yet, conjuring the extensive dream-pop she’s known for (“Sister”) while maintaining her indie...

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Leitz On

“Parking is much better,” says Leitz Music operations manager Doug “Dr. D” Dickerson of the store’s recent move to Uptown Station in Fort Walton Beach. “And there are lots of good food choices here for lunch.” Oddly enough, the seemingly endless road/bridge construction on Beal Parkway—Leitz’s...

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Logan Takes Home International Book Honors

An inspirational author and speaker on women’s lives, Kathleen Vestal Logan has won two distinctive awards this year for her book Women’s Wisdom: Pass It On! The goal of her book is to encourage intergenerational sharing to acknowledge, nurture, and share women’s wisdom at every age and stage of...

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15 Questions with Nonie of “The Ark”

Continuing our tie-in with The Beachcomber’s 15th anniversary… This issue, the spotlight shines on longtime Emerald Coast “EDUtainer” Nonie. Thanks to Beachcomber contributing writer Nikki Hedrick for the suggestion!   1. Where do you currently call home? I live in Fort Walton Beach with 28 other...

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I’m Loving This Fall Thing

This is my favorite time of year to go to the beach.   For those of you just passing through, that’s the long stretch of sand and Gulf of Mexico located behind all the condos.   It’s still pretty warm out in September, and most of the sharks are stuffed after chowing down on tourists all...

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Recommended Reading

EDITOR’S PICKS – FUNNY PEOPLE Amy Schumer The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo Gallery Books Even if you’re a devoted viewer of her excellent Comedy Central show, you’ll be surprised by how many layers the author reveals in her sorta-memoir. There are plenty of laughs here—no surprise—but also some...

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Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Call for Volunteers

Do you have a heart for art? Then feel free to lend a hand. Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) is seeking volunteers for the 21st Annual Festival of the Arts to be held Saturday, Oct. 29, and Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin.   Various shifts are available...

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Chefs Up Close – Camille Withall

Executive Chef, George’s at Alys Beach   Withall moved to Florida and worked at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort for her internship in 2008. “That’s where I really started to immerse myself in the business,” she says. After that, she spent four years at Restaurant Fire, where she met and worked with...

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