Tag - 05-31-2018 Issue

Pet of the Issue – Roxy

Submitted by Danni Coyote   Roxy—short for Roxanne—is a seven-and-a-half-year-old Catahoula mix. “I found her when she was four months old at the Walton County Animal Shelter in DeFuniak Springs,” Danni tells Beachcomber.   “I took my mom up there after our family dog passed away to see if she...

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Summer’s Here…or Is It?

Memorial Day weekend 2018 found yours truly on a Saturday boat trip that was comparable to the George Clooney-Mark Wahlberg film The Perfect Storm, only not as funny. Rest assured, I remained calm as the vessel was tossed about the Gulf—I quietly cowered in the corner of the cabin while the rest of...

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Library Happenings

Walton County Coastal Library in Santa Rosa Beach presents summer reading events for children and families, sponsored by Friends of Coastal Library and South Walton Walmart.   Libraries Rock begins Monday, June 4, at 10 AM in the library’s community room. During June and July, kids can pick up...

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Recommended Reading

Jason Wilson Godforsaken Grapes – A Slightly Tipsy Journey Through the World of Strange, Obscure, and Underappreciated Wine Abrams Press The title of this book comes from an article by “Emperor of Wine” writer Robert Parker, expressing his contempt for unknown (and uninteresting) grapes, and the...

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Editor’s Choice

You can’t judge an album by its cover, especially when you’re dealing with long-overdue Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Early Influence inductee Sister Rosetta Tharpe. True, the cover of THIS TRAIN IN CONCERT—which, oddly, does not include the song “This Train”—resembles an unholy marriage of Harvard...

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Local Guides

Art Galleries

Your guide to Art Galleries in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Niceville, and Watersound.

Happy Hours

It’s happy hour in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Rosemary Beach, and Shalimar!


Services on the Beach. Destin, Fort Walton, Miramar Beach, and 30A / South Walton