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    Gone To The Dogs: Pet-Friendly Fun On The Emerald Coast

    By Isabelle Wilcox | January 29, 2024

    Whether you’re just stopping by or you call the Gulf Coast your home, we know how important it is to be able to bring man’s best friend along for the ride. Fortunately, there are ample opportunities for dogs of all shapes and sizes to relax and have their own fun. As they say in good... Read More

    Green And Bear It: Vegan & Vegetarian Dining From Destin to PCB

    By Beth Hendricks | January 4, 2024

    Positioned along the picturesque Gulf Coast of Florida lies more than just breathtaking beaches and crystalline waters. This region boasts a dynamic and varied culinary landscape, offering an extensive range of vegan and vegetarian alternatives. Whether you’re a committed plant-eater or merely keen on experimenting with new flavors, numerous eateries will accommodate your dietary needs.... Read More

    Business Beacon: Inside Palm Folly

    By Beth Hendricks | January 2, 2024

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on Palm Folly Hard Seltzer, an upscale taproom inspired by the beauty of the Emerald Coast’s sugar-sand beaches and clear blue-green waters. Owner Meaghan Rowan Easterhaus talks to us about what makes the best hard seltzers and what it means to her to be a female-owned... Read More

    Seas & Greetings: The Best Holiday Beach Fun from Destin to Panama City Beach

    By Beth Hendricks | December 7, 2023

    There’s always something happening at the beach! Whether you live here full-time or visit as often as possible, these festive Emerald Coast activities are just as much fun as enjoying the sand and surf. From visits with Santa to beach ball drops on New Year’s Eve, here are a few of our favorites for making... Read More

    Playing With Fire : A Guide To Beach Bonfires In Destin And 30A

    By Beth Hendricks | December 5, 2023

    Earth. Water. Air. Fire. It’s elemental, really. Everything in nature can be traced back to one of these, working in perfect harmony: The wind carrying clouds higher to produce rain, falling to the earth to create new life, kindling fires that produce light and heat. We accept these elements as part of our everyday lives,... Read More

    Featured Property for November at 29 South Charles Street

    By Beth Hendricks | November 2, 2023

    Take a Video Tour of an Extravagant Venetian-Style Townhome 29 South Charleson Street is a 3,438-sq.-ft. home in Alys Beach with 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half baths. Beautifully designed by Domin Bock Architects, this bespoke property is in sought-after Alys Beach, just a short walk from the beach, shops and town center restaurants.... Read More

    Thanksgiving Dining 2023 From Destin To Panama City Beach

    By Beth Hendricks | October 20, 2023

    You know what goes great with Thanksgiving? The beach. Whether you’re planning a holiday getaway for two or gathering the entire family on the Emerald Coast this November, we’ve found some meal options to eliminate your time in the kitchen so you can spend more quality time together. As always, with this information, we recommend... Read More

    Business Beacon: Inside Papa Surf Burger Bar

    By Beth Hendricks | October 4, 2023

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on Papa Surf Burger Bar, a new restaurant project from Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley, Jason Aldean and former Braves pitcher Tom Glavine. General manager Austin Miett talks to us about burgers, beer and good vibes. Do you have an interesting topic you think we should... Read More

    Alys Beach Crafted Returns October 2023

    By Isabelle Wilcox | October 4, 2023

    After an extremely successful first run last October, Alys Beach Crafted is back again for another round October 25-28. Hosted by Alys Beach and a multitude of sponsors, Alys Beach Crafted’s goal is to bring the community together to recognize the people who enrich the 30A experience and to tell the stories behind crafted beverages,... Read More

    Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation Donates $3.4 Million to 16 Local Children’s Charities

    By Isabelle Wilcox | September 12, 2023

    Premier fundraising organization, Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF), is pleased to announce it has donated $3.4 million to 16 children’s charities in northwest Florida following another successful year of fundraising. Funding was awarded in a private check presentation ceremony at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa on August 31. To date, DCWAF... Read More

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