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    Business Beacon: Inside 30A Crab Cakes

    By Beth Hendricks | April 29, 2024

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on 30A Crab Cakes, a beloved taste of Maryland right here on the Emerald Coast. President and CEO Mark Foehrkolb talks to us about his labor of love, hanging out at farmers’ markets, and what sets his crab cakes apart. Find them on Facebook or Instagram.... Read More

    The Butterfly Effect

    By Admin | April 29, 2024

    If the lyrics to Dolly Parton’s song “Love is Like a Butterfly” are true, there is a lot to love about an outdoor sculpture project along 30A in South Walton. The Watersound Monarch Art Trail was created by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County along with The St. Joe Community Foundation to celebrate northwest... Read More

    Business Beacon: Inside Scenic Walton

    By Beth Hendricks | March 28, 2024

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on Scenic Walton, a grassroots organization that works to preserve the natural beauty and quality of life in Walton County. Executive director Leigh Moore talks to us about previous projects, how to get involved and the rewards of making a positive impact on your community. Find... Read More

    Gallery 2023: A Collection Of Our Finest Work — On Full Display

    By Beth Hendricks | February 2, 2024

    Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty hosted a celebration of its agents and staff Saturday, Jan. 27, at Hotel Effie in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The purpose of the yearly event is to recognize the successes of the brokerage’s team members throughout 2023. In 2023, Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty achieved a gross sales volume of more... 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

    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

    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

    Get Out Of The Kitchen: Inside The Emeril Lagasse Foundation

    By Beth Hendricks | September 1, 2023

    When famed chef and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse opened his seafood-meets-Italian restaurant at Grand Boulevard in 2017, he did it as much to be involved in the community as he did to serve delicious dishes. Since then, Lagasse has invested more than $2 million into the area through the Emeril Lagasse Foundation, feeding not only the... Read More

    Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty Helps Fight Childhood Hunger

    By Isabelle Wilcox | August 30, 2023

    This August, Scenic Sotheby’s International participated in Food for Thought’s 10th annual Stock the Pantry event, a heartwarming initiative aimed at addressing childhood hunger. We are thrilled to share that through our collective efforts, we were able to raise $26,075 which translated to roughly 47,000 food items! All extra money was donated directly to Food... Read More

    Business Beacon: Inside The Mermaid Encounter At The Island Resort

    By Beth Hendricks | August 3, 2023

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on the mermaid encounter at The Island Resort on Okaloosa Island. Learn more about the mermaid experience at the resort’s website here. Do you have an interesting topic you think we should cover? Leave a comment below! 1. Let’s discuss numbers: What year did you open?... Read More

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