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By Kim Schneider, Coastal Design by Kim Before you know it, Thanksgiving is over, and decorating for Christmas is front and center. We all know decorating a Christmas tree isn’t always easy and they usually don’t look as good as those in the Hallmark movies. But, I’ve been practicing and...
Thanksgiving treats, holiday gift ideas, styles and smiles are up for grabs from the Merchants at City Market. The Game Changer. Extend Yourself! Pure & Couture A stunning before and after—amazing what extensions + a great stylist can do! For all the fall vibes, a Brazilian blowout can take all your frizz...
Boathouse Oyster Bar Daily Lunch Specials M-F $9.99 Slacker Sunday Oyster Brunch - 11am JUNE LIVE MUSIC LINE-UP Mondays: Cole Jordan - 5pm | Roshambo - 9pm Tuesdays: Kyle LaMonica - 4pm | Austin Jennings - 8pm Wednesdays: Shane Curle - 4pm | Hayes and Howard - 8pm Thursdays: Rusty Hammerstein - 4pm | Austin Jennings...
By Patricia Lee, Destinites In our locals’ Facebook group at Facebook.com/groups/Destinites, a topic of concern each summer has been that of people digging holes in the sand and not filling them back in before they leave the beach. This is not only dangerous in general, but also can mean death...
March 29 was Vietnam Veterans Day. And, in Destin, 45 Vietnam-era veterans and one Gold Star family member were recognized for their service and sacrifice. State Rep. Patt Maney, a combat wounded veteran, was the emcee. Combat wounded veteran Joe Osorio introduced each veteran as they received their recognition. The...
Furniture South Has Expanded its Showroom and Design Center to 10,000 Square Feet Furniture South has expanded again – the second time since their grand opening five years ago.  They have added about 5,000 sq. ft. to their existing space for a total of 10,000 sq. ft. "This expansion includes...
On Christmas Eve, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy Corporal Ray Hamilton was killed in the line of duty while attempting to arrest a man suspected of domestic violence. Hamilton served as a Special Response Team (SRT) member with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. To honor the memory and sacrifice of Corporal...
Kayleigh McEnany opened this year’s President’s Speaker Series at Mattie Kelly Arts Center. While introducing Kayleigh, President Devin Stephenson of Northwest Florida State College invited stated, “Northwest Florida State College is certainly honored to do our part in improving the quality of place in our community by enhancing our...
By Rita L. Sherwood What a different time we have all lived in the past few weeks! Schools, restaurants, gyms, movie theaters, hair and nail salons, all non-essential businesses (too many to name), and even our beautiful beaches were temporarily closed. What was our reality in the beginning of March is...
By Patricia Lee Beach Flags & Turtles, Oh My! For the past month I have seen a lot of talk in our local Destinites Facebook Group about how crowded we are and the lack of beach flag and turtle awareness. More people means more water rescues and more trash left behind....