Tag - 04-05-2018 Issue

Beachcomber Self-Help Tips

By Charles Morgan III   Nonfiction bestseller lists are jammed with self-help books. The topics cover fad diets, fitness routines, financial techniques, relationship therapy, happiness and success in all things.   I’m not up for penning a self-help book. But I’ve got three rock solid tips that...

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Artist Spotlight – Cathy Painter

Born and raised in southern California, Cathy Painter met her husband while he was in the U.S. Air Force serving temporary duty in Ms. Painter’s home state. “We married in 1986, and I moved to the Fort Walton Beach area,” she says. After a short stint in Germany, the couple lived in Ashland...

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We’re not the only ones that are excited about the Sandestin Wine Festival!

“Be brave, little bird…”

Where the party people are… Destin’s beloved Harbor Docks.

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No Strangers to Destin

By Nikki Hedrick   The Strangers, a collaborative project from hip-hop artists associated with Strange Tang and Elevated Underground, are gearing up for a busy year.  Their single “Destin” is due for a video release this month and is helmed by Shawn Yabui.   “I wrote the song originally...

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Fun Facts About Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation

Did you know…   Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) is often confused with the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College when, in fact, the organizations are not affiliated in any way?   MKAF owns and operates the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin?   MKAF’s...

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Pet of the Issue – Chopper

Submitted by Tracey Clinkscales   Chopper, a seven-year-old English bulldog, loves “short walks to the fridge, long naps, butt scratches, going to the dog park, hanging out with his pals at Goochie Poochie, and catching a nice sunset with his parents,” says Tracey.   Most of the time you...

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Recommended Reading

Meaghan O’Connell And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready Little, Brown and Company O’Connell’s memoir of pregnancy, birth and early motherhood is raw, honest, and oh so relatable. O’Connell is an ambitious modern woman in her twenties when an unplanned pregnancy turns her...

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