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By Tamara Leigh Young, PhD, Public Information Director for the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village It’s time for more “reel” talk from the Mayor and me. This time, the City of Destin’s Mayor, Bobby Wagner, and I met to chat about city parks. Please email me at tyoung@cityofdestin.com if you’d like...
Today’s Boutique Bids Farewell After 43+ Years in Business Dettle Family Thanks Community by Hosting Largest Sale Ever Today’s Boutique, your favorite fashion hotspot for 43 years, announces its retirement with a heart full of thanks and love for the community. Owners Kim and Jim Dettle, along with their daughter Kristin...
Red, White & Baytowne! Thursday, July 4th 7-9:15 p.m.| FREE Celebrate Independence Day at the Village of Baytowne Wharf, July 4th, from 7-9:15 p.m. After a day of fun in the sun, come out for an evening that lights up the sky! Join Baytowne Village merchants for a spectacular 4th of...
By Tamara Leigh Young, PhD, Public Information Director for the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village It’s time for more “Reel Talk” from the Mayor and me. This time, we chatted about cleanups and celebrations to keep our community beautiful. TY: Earth Day 2024 was April 22nd. In some ways, every day should...
By Megan Trainer Gulfarium Invites Kids to Sunset Camp for an Unforgettable Experience Get ready for an adventure like no other! The Gulfarium is thrilled to announce this year’s Sunset Camp dates, where kids can dive into the wonders of marine life and create memories to last a lifetime. On select...
By Lori Leath Smith, Publisher “All I ever wanted to be was a mom,” she often said, even when we were growing up. That’s my sister, Lisa Leath Turpin. And when her first child, William Wesley Turpin, was born, she was elated—glowing—like the culmination of her life’s purpose was ignited....
Tennis Anyone? Frill Seekers Gifts and Personalized Fabulous Finds Around the Destin-30A area, tennis isn’t just a fashion statement, it’s a lifestyle that we “love!” For those serious team players or wanna be fashionistas, the core component of this sporty look is surely a classic tennis skirt, paired with one...
By Pastor Doug Stauffer In the tapestry of American public servants, few threads are as colorful and resilient as that of General Judge Representative (GJR) Patt Maney. From military battlegrounds to the judicial bench and into the halls of the Florida State House, Patt Maney’s life epitomizes leadership, patriotism and an unyielding...
To celebrate this Mother’s Day, Destin Life asked, “What blesses (or blessed) you about your mom?” My mom blesses me by being an amazing role model (and boss!) and supporting me in everything I do. She encourages everyone she knows to be their best and leads her staff and her...
68th Annual Billy Bowlegs Festival | May 16-20 By Lori Leath Smith Ahoy, maties! Avast, ye! It’s time to open your treasure chest, get your eyepatch on, take out your sword and get your pirate gear ready for 2024’s 68th Annual Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival—May 16-20. Any landlubber knows Pirate Captain...