Tag - 12-20-2018 Issue

Remembering Bill Ming

By Charles Morgan III   Bill Ming spent most days since 1969 at Destin Marina, watching the world of Choctawhatchee Bay unfold.   In what must have seemed like slow motion at times and what had to have been high speed at others, Mr. Ming’s view changed from an actual Crab Island to a bizarre...

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Movie Reviews

Boy Erased Directed by Joel Edgerton In Theaters A horror film where the horrors are the devastating effects of gay conversion therapy, the inability of young people to give consent for such programs, the conflation of sexuality and gender, the perils of groupthink, the use of force and violence on...

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Nikki Hedrick’s Top Events of 2018

1. Machine Head at Vinyl Music Hall, Pensacola. With the band announcing they’ll call it quits very soon, I’m a bit saddened this was likely my first and last Machine Head concert. The next day, my voice was shot and everything hurt—always a sign that a show was a ton of fun.   2. Emerald Coast...

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Dec. 20, 2018-Jan. 16, 2019

AQUARIUS Jan. 21 ‑ Feb. 19 The full moon is on the 22nd. Get out in the streets of a big city. Wander around. See what street life is like. Try it on for size. You think you can survive a night on the streets of West Chicago? Best of luck, because you are one missed rental payment from being in one...

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Share your photos and get featured here! instagram.com/beachcomberdestin   @traceyandchopperc BEACHCOMBER Pet of the Issue Chopper auditions for a Subaru commercial.   @camillesatcrystalbeach Hey, pal, save some of that for us!   @kathleenbroaderickstudio BEACHCOMBER cover artist...

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Recommended Reading

William Hazelgrove Wright Brothers, Wrong Story: How Wilbur Wright Solved the Problem of Manned Flight Prometheus Books December 17, 2018 marked the 115th anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ manned flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. It takes a bold author (and a lot of research) to challenge...

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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