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    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

    Business Beacon: Inside East Pass Coffee Co.

    By Beth Hendricks | February 1, 2024

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on East Pass Coffee Co., an all-day cafe that puts a creative twist on traditional items including craft coffee, breakfast, lunch, local beer and wine. Co-owner Mackenzie Destin talks to us about a larger menu, thoughtfully designed green space for children and pets and new libations... Read More

    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

    Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty Hosts Strategic Planning Event

    By Isabelle Wilcox | October 25, 2023

    Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. -Alexander Graham Bell Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty hosted its 2024 Blueprint strategic planning event on Thursday, October 19. Blueprint is an all-day event showcasing an in-depth presentation of the state of the company, the state of the market, company goals, operational refinement and marketing reports. Along... 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

    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

    Fonville Forever

    By Beth Hendricks | August 3, 2023

    When Fonville Press closed in 2019, it was not only the loss of coffee, but also of community that saddened residents and visitors in and around Alys Beach. For Jeremy Walton, it was personal. “I had the good fortune or bad fortune, however you want to look at it; I was charged with closing it... Read More

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