Tag - 08-15-2019 Issue

Remembering Hans McMinamin

By Joe Fuller   In the early oughts of this century, I played the Friday happy hour show at a Destin restaurant/nightclub called Blues.   I liked the gig. All I had to do was provide background piano and be pleasant to the patrons.   One night, just as I was starting the last set of my shift, a...

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Kite Film Fest Call for Submissions

The fourth annual Kite Film Fest will take place Saturday, Nov. 9, at Club LA in Destin. Submissions are currently open for the short film event.   “Who knew this wild idea would be approaching its fourth year?” says co-founder Nikki Hedrick. “The community outpouring of support has been...

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Recommended Reading

Erin O’Brien and Bob Perkoski Rust Belt Burlesque – The Softer Side of a Heavy Metal Town Swallow Press Connoisseurs of all forms of theater, Clevelanders and Buckeyes in general, will enjoy Rust Belt Burlesque. It’s a jam-packed read, loaded with old and modern photos, postcards, playbills and...

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Wolf Preserve Commemorates Two Decades

Seacrest Wolf Preserve celebrates their 20th year with a Full Moon Festival event Friday, Aug. 16. The overnight camping event quickly sold out, but they have a constant stream of events and tours available.   Seacrest Wolf Preserve began when founders Cynthia and Wayne Watkins were contacted...

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Don’t Mess with Beachcomber

Recently, someone on Twitter called this publication “un-American” and said some really terrible things about us. And about you, loyal readers.   His body was later found in a Tom Thumb parking lot, an apparent suicide, but who knows?   Don’t mess with us.   Most of the haters come...

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Submitted by Karen and Robert Emmanuel Annie is a six-year-old Welsh Terrier that Karen and Robert rescued from Houston about three years ago. “She loves her life in Sandestin, is an avid Barn Hunt competitor, and enjoys her almost daily golf cart rides,” the proud parents tell Beachcomber. “She’s...

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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!


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