Tag - 02-09-2017 Issue

#BEACHCOMBERDESTIN

Share your photos and get featured here! instagram.com/beachcomberdestin @ectheatreco Our own Bruce Collier stars with Teance Blackburn in the new ECTC show. Go see it!   @loridrew Sherry Londe and local art greats celebrate the new ECTC show.   @pearls_beach_life Doggin’ around on...

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Rollin’ for Brews

By Joni Williams   Tucked away in a small plaza across from Sam’s Club, the Fort Walton Beach Bowl isn’t readily visible from Beal Parkway. Even up close, it looks deceptively small and unassuming on the outside, distinguishable only by a couple of big pins and lettering. But once inside, you’ll...

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Voices Carry

By Nikki Hedrick   Music and singing have always been a focal point of Alissa Steffens’ life. Now she’s helping other Beachcomberland voices find their way.   “It started very young,” she says. “I knew very young that I wanted to be involved in music.”   Like many entertainers, her first...

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Chefs Up Close – Kevin Wynn

The Black Pearl, Okaloosa Island   CULINARY IDOL: It’s so easy to say Bourdain or some other celeb chef, but my mother is the greatest cook I have ever been around. She is a true inspiration to me. Everything I make, I want my mother to be proud of it.   SIGNATURE DISH: I don’t feel like...

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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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