Tag - 12-01-2016 Issue

Cakemasters – Back and Better Than Ever

By Samantha Lambert   The first sense that is awakened upon walking in Cakemasters Bakery in Fort Walton Beach is your sense of smell. The sweet smells of cakes, cookies, and pies hits you first. Then your sense of sight is enticed by the array of cookies, pastries and breads arranged in the...

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Christmas with Sharks

We’ve been watching a lot of Shark Tank on CNBC lately. At first, we thought they were current episodes, until one of the people on the program starting talking about “this new Facebook thing that just came out.”   Which turned out to be a good thing, because Paula can Google (or Dogpile)...

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Wanna Know a Secret?

By Joni Williams   If Navarre is Florida’s best kept secret, then Ye Olde Brothers Brewery is Navarre’s. It shouldn’t be. This place serves up some of the best in-house beer we’ve ever sampled in Florida. No joke.   Tucked away in a standalone set of buildings off Highway 87, about 10 minutes...

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Santa Rosa Beach

The Tree House Episcopal Montessori School is proud to announce it raised over $14,000 in its third annual Capes and Crowns Fun Run and 5K. The event featured more than 300 costumed runners, walkers and pets with all proceeds benefitting the growth and expansion of the school’s educational efforts...

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On Sunday, November 13, a bunch of good folks came together for the Friends for Fritz fundraiser at Harry T’s in HarborWalk Village in support of Fritz Wayner, who is battling Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. Fritz is perhaps best known to Beachcomber readers as the friendly fellow behind the bar at the...

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Grayton Beach

It’s crystal clear glass artist Mary Hong’s future is brighter than ever. The award-winning artist, who owns two studio art galleries in Grayton Beach, was selected as a special category winner of the [PLATFORM] Artist of the Year 2016. The prestigious international art competition, produced by...

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According to Eddie Morgan, over 2,000 dinners were served at this year’s Harbor Docks Thanksgiving Feast (and at least one cocktail when Beachcomber Editor Chris Manson stopped in). Even better—the event raised over $23,000 for Destin Harvest and Habitat for Humanity. Well done, Beachcomberland...

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The Henderson’s Artful Opening in Destin

By Zandra Wolfgram   The Henderson, a Salamander Beach Resort & Spa, opened its doors on November 17 as the finest luxury resort hotel built on the Gulf Coast in a generation.   Every aspect of the five-story 170-room beauty has been meticulously planned, and the art that is displayed...

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Christmas in Beachcomberland

By Paula Hilton   Christmas is such a special time. Something about all the lights and blow-up snowmen just tickle my fancy. And for me, it’s even more special because I live in beautiful Beachcomberland surrounded by family. My parents, my sister and her family, and my adult children and their...

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