Tag - 12-05-2019 Issue

By the Numbers: 12Eleven

By Nikki Hedrick   With an influx of regular gigs in the Destin area, 12Eleven have steadily made a name for themselves in the region. The average member age is only 22 and the five-piece also includes a sax to round out their lineup, culminating in a high energy night of music that can tackle any...

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Jessie Ritter’s Favorite Christmas Music

Beachcomber Music Award winner Jessie Ritter performs at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast’s Merry Little Christmas Concert Thursday, Nov. 12, along with Chris Alvarado and Jacob Mohr, at Grayton Beer Company in Santa Rosa Beach.   ALBUMS Kacey Musgraves, A Very Kacey Christmas (2016)...

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Here’s to Our Best Year Ever…So Far

Somehow we managed to put out another year’s worth of Beachcombers, and I’m forever indebted to the people who put it all together. And the people who read it and say nice things to me.   We had a great 2019, the highlight for me being the fact that we got our late April issue out while I was...

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Recommended Reading

FICTION Kevin Wilson Nothing to See Here Ecco Nothing to See Here is about female friendship and human connection. Narrator Lillian, determined to propel herself from poverty, earns a scholarship to an elite boarding school where she meets her roommate Madison. When drugs are found in their room...

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In Memoriam: Harold Destin

By Charles Morgan III   Harold Destin died last week. He had lived in Destin for 64 years.   Harold’s father, Chubby Destin, ran the Shooting Star for many years. His mother Pat ran the booking booths. I first met Susan, Harold’s sister, when she was babysitting for Tommy and Janie Browning at...

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That’s a Wrap… Kite Film Fest 2019

Our own Nikki Hedrick writes: “The annual Kite Film Fest completed its fourth year Nov. 10 at Club LA in Destin. The short film festival was born out of a love of film and wanting to support our growing creative community. This year, it reached new milestones, including the largest submission pool...

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The Beachcomber Fishing Report

By Phillip Houston of The Dawn Patrol   The holiday season is here! Please don’t forget to take some time for yourself and get out on the water. Fishing this time of the year is worth it. There is nothing better than some fresh seafood in your holiday dinner plans.   Inshore fishing is staying...

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