Tag - 02-09-2017 Issue

Record Roundup

Code Orange Forever Roadrunner Records Heavy and ambiguous, Code Orange is an untamed animal that doesn’t belong to any safe genre classification. Sure, the stop-go rhythms, ultra-sludgy down-tuned guitars and anger-spewed vocals suggest metalcore and hardcore, but Forever has surprises. The...

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Chili Scenes of Winter

HarborWalk Village in Destin got hot and messy Saturday, Feb. 4, for the Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club’s Chili Cook-Off benefiting the Arc of the Emerald Coast. Congratulations to the big winners and all of this year’s participants.   More about the Parrot Heads on page 25.   FIRST PLACE...

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How Do I Love Thee?

By Paula Hilton   A long, long, long time ago, back in the ‘90s, I co-authored a book called When Romeo Wrote Juliet. A friend came up with the idea because he had, in his short 35 years of life, quite a collection of handwritten “love letters” from quite a collection of women.   Yes, he was...

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They’re Crafty

It’s evolved into a yearly tradition and event that’s eagerly anticipated by vendors and residents alike, but Destin’s Spring Craft Show started out as just a small exhibit of wood carvings and paintings created by artist groups working out of the Destin Community Center, says Lisa Firth, the...

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Who Are the Parrot Heads?

The Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club was established to promote social and civic activities for people with similar interests, centered on the tropical spirit of Jimmy Buffett’s music.   ECPHC is a nonprofit corporation that supports local environmental causes, as well as many local and national...

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Decades of Love and Marriage

By Samantha Lambert   According to Dictionary.com, love is a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection for another. According to the Bible, marriage is a covenant, a sacred bond between a man and a woman instituted by and publicly entered into before God.   Love and marriage may...

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Looking for Love in All the Site’s Places

By Joni Williams   Whether you’re shopping for homes or hamsters, boats or books—or just about anything in between—you’ll find it listed on the local Craigslist classified ad site. And that includes the one thing money can’t buy. Love.   The site’s Personals section serves as a kind of virtual...

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