Tag - 03-28-2019 Issue

Show Us Your Guns!!

By Nikki Hedrick   The band Gunner has been around since 2012, and guitarist-vocalist Phil Allen says the band’s combined history led to the name. “We were all a bunch of military vets, and that’s how the name came about, so we decided our name would pay homage to all the military guys around here...

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Pet of the Issue – Gracie Girl

Submitted by Beachcomber Music Award Winner Al Alvarado Gracie came into Al’s life as a rescue from PAWS. “She’s quite the character,” Al tells Beachcomber, adding that Gracie is “some kind of Pit Bull mix” and, more specifically, “a 55-pound lap dog.” She loves to go for car rides and sun out in...

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Sounds Fishy

By Dawn Bright   Dear Dawn, My wife and I moved here a couple of months ago, and it turns out she’s deathly afraid of fish. We had a beautiful spring day recently so went to the beach, where I was caught completely off guard by the hysterical scene she made. Why? Because when she waded into...

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Gulfarium Unveils New Dune Walk

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park has opened their new Dune Walk.   The new 551-foot feature wraps around the west side of the property and provides breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico while giving guests the opportunity to learn about the importance of dunes in the coastal ecosystem...

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Random Notes in Order of Alphabeticalness

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS The Page 3 Photo in the March 14-27 Beachcomber should have been attributed to Let’s Goof Photo Booth. We apologize profanely for any lives that may have been turned upside down by this omission.   Discover more about these fun folks at lets-goof.com.   MUSIC AWARDS...

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Recommended Reading

Josephine Wilkinson Louis XIV: The Power and the Glory Pegasus Books The TV series Versailles ends this spring. I’m a fan, though it strays from historical fact. Josephine Wilkinson’s Louis XIV: The Power and the Glory offers perspective on France’s Sun King. Wilkinson lays out key influences on...

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Wine Cellar Edition

By Bruce Collier   “Malbec” is only one of some 22 different names for the same grape (and its clones). References to it can be found back to the 1700s, in the former Quercy region (now called Lot and Tarn-et-Garonne) in the southwest of France. Its French name is Côt, and Côt it still is in...

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