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    Child’s Play: Rock Paper Scissors 30A

    By Beth Hendricks | July 24, 2024

    Children’s games run the gamut from the simple to the complex. Hopscotch and hide-and-seek require little more than sidewalk chalk, quick feet and imagination. Games like Monopoly or even a basic scavenger hunt require a bit more strategy. And, then there’s the classic: Rock, paper, scissors. Around here, Rock Paper Scissors is more about letting... Read More

    Don’t Worry, Be Crabby: The Ultimate Guide To Crab Island

    By Beth Hendricks | June 25, 2024

    What sometimes has crabs, never has an island and is always at the top of visitors’ must-do list? If you’ve heard of Destin (and that should be everyone now, thanks to a certain “Cruel Summer” songstress), you’ve probably also heard of Crab Island — and there’s nothing “cruel” about this attraction this summer … or... Read More

    A Gathering Of Great Names: Grand Boulevard Welcomes Bal Harbour Shops

    By Beth Hendricks | May 23, 2024

    If part of your beach trip includes shopping ’til you drop, this event full of fashion and dining will be right up your alley, er, boulevard. Beginning May 24 at Grand Boulevard in Miramar Beach, explore an exquisite collection of luxury names meticulously chosen by the famed Bal Harbour Shops. The exclusive pop-up event will... Read More

    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

    Go Fly A Kite: Surfing The Air On The Emerald Coast

    By Admin | March 28, 2024

    You can find just about any water sport known to man on the Emerald Coast, from relaxing sunset snorkeling to fast-and-fun jet skiing to exhilarating parasailing. One saltwater sport that is trending for all the right reasons is kitesurfing. Kitesurfing encompasses all those adjectives in one hobby, making it an ideal new water sport to... Read More

    Business Beacon: Inside Destin Hot Yoga

    By Beth Hendricks | March 1, 2024

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on Destin Hot Yoga, a seven-day-a-week yoga studio in Miramar Beach. Co-owners Tracey Sledge and John Jakubiak talk to us about yoga classes for all experience levels and their unique in-studio experience. Find them on the web, Facebook and Instagram. Do you have an interesting topic... 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

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