Tag - 10-25-2018 Issue

A Different Kind of Pickin’

By Nikki Hedrick   Pelican Pickers are a different type of band. They aren’t cutting a new album or playing the biggest venues. They are cultivating a sense of community and altruism.   “We tend to play for nursing homes, and rehab centers, (and) other churches,” says longtime member Dale...

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The Funky Lives of Chuck and Carmen Stiles

By Gwen D’Vyne Lanier   Beachcomber chats with Chuck and Carmen Stiles, the couple behind the legendary Graffiti and the Funky Blues Shack in Destin.   Where were you born and raised? Carmen: We were both born in Little Rock, Arkansas. Chuck grew up in Little Rock, and I moved from Arkansas to...

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New Orleans Saints Geaux for Sandestin

One of the NFL’s most-loved teams has tapped Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort as “The Proud Golf and Beach Resort of the New Orleans Saints.” Sandestin has become the go-to vacation spot for many New Orleans Saints Fans.   “We are so proud to partner with the New Orleans Saints,” said Sara...

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Seeing Red at Bud & Alley’s in Seaside

Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant on Scenic Highway 30A in Seaside ushers in fall with a festive kick off the four-day 28th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival by hosting the highly-anticipated Vintner Dinner.   This year’s dinner will be held throughout Bud & Alley’s on Thursday, Nov. 8...

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Share your photos and get featured here! instagram.com/beachcomberdestin   @adso2958 Art instructor Kevin Tobin at Fort Walton Beach’s Arts and Design Society.   @franciscoadaroart A recent mind-blowing creation from frequent BEACHCOMBER cover artist Juan Francisco Adaro.  ...

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In Deep Manure: The Threat of Vampire Veggies

By Wynn Parks   Did you ever wonder which would win in a fight between a pumpkin and a watermelon? Unless they come from Serbia or the Balkans, not many people do.   Still, what’s likely to get anyone’s attention, especially at Halloween, is finding out that pumpkins and watermelons are...

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