Blackbeard II Sailing Charters in Destin Florida

 | November 22, 2014 11:54 am

Blackbeard II Sailing Charters in Destin Florida



Sailing is the art of controlling a sailing vessel. By adjusting the rigging, rudder and dagger or centre board, a sailor manages the force of the wind on the sails (main and/or jib) in order to change the direPoints of sailction and speed of a boat. Mastery of the skill requires experience in varying wind and sea conditions, as well as knowledge concerning sailboats. If you are interested in Sailing charters in Destin area please go to http://sailing.destinspaces.com/index.html  and call Camille for details.

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Polish Deli in Destin and Pensacola

 | November 21, 2014 11:52 am

Food common to Europe served at Pensacola & Destin Polish deli stores

Taris Savell
tsavell@pnj.com

Polish food store in pensacola
Karolina’s Euro Deli, on 101 Hood Drive between Pensacola Boulevard and Old Pensacola Highway, is a new Polish Food and Deli  filled with items not usually available in Pensacola.

Owners Lucas Fenik and Sonia Oczkowska have stocked their deli with Polish, East European, Hungarian and German products.

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Northwest Florida Heritage Museum marks anniversary

 | November 20, 2014 11:47 am

Celebrating 36 Years

The Northwest Florida Heritage Museum Marks the Anniversary With More Exhibit Space and New Programs

A hundred years ago, the people of Okaloosa and Walton counties scratched a hard-earned living from the pine barrens and bays of Northwest Florida. Since 1971, their story has been actively preserved and passed on to new generations,

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No Time for the Best Laid Plans

 | November 19, 2014 11:46 am

A pedicure is no preparation for childbirth

Twenty-four hours before I Twenty-four hours before I gave birth to my son, I asked my husband to paint my toenails. I hadn’t seen my toes in weeks, but I was pretty sure my pedicure was in bad shape, and since I was scheduled to check in at the hospital the following morning to have my labor induced, I wanted to make sure my toenail polish wasn’t chipped.
Twenty-three hours later …

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Generation Next

 | November 18, 2014 11:43 am

Junior League of the Emerald Coast leads the Way to helping Kids

For 27 years, the Junior League of the Emerald Coast has offered a helping hand to thousands of local children who lacked adequate clothing or supplies for the new school year.

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In Hurricane Katrina’s Wake

 | November 16, 2014 11:41 am

The Damage That Can’t Be Measured in Dollars Often Makes the Biggest Impact


Many years ago, my father taught me to ride a two-wheeled bike, a brief

rite of passage that brings the first taste of independence and freedom

for many children. When his big, capable hands let go of my tiny green

Schwinn one hot summer day, it was with a mixture of thrill and panic

that I set off on my own, in a way, for the very first time.

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Through the Cumberland Gap: Bluegrass, Mountains and History

 | November 15, 2014 11:38 am

Through the Cumberland Gap
The wonder of exploration defines Kentucky’s past and future

White settlers in Colonial America began conquering the East by the 1600s, but the territory to the west remained a great unknown. The Appalachian Mountains formed a natural barrier, neatly but unevenly, dividing the North American continent into East and West.

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Crossroads of the Future

 | November 14, 2014 11:37 am

Are Freeport and DeFuniak Springs prepared to relieve the pressure of population expansion?

At the Crossroads of the Future
As development and population density expand in southern Okaloosa and Walton counties, Freeport and DeFuniak Springs prepare to relieve the pressure. Are these two historic cities ready? 

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The road to progress

 | November 13, 2014 11:33 am

Over the past three decades, the Highway 30A Business Corridor has evolved into a viable microcosm of the Emerald Coast, with a strong independent economy as well as its own set of challenges.


A vital and growing economy flows through the Emerald Coast by way of U.S. Highway 98, which serves in part as a continual yet centralized business district, tying together the area’s many communities. But on the east end of Walton County, Highway 30A loops on and off 98 to the south, harboring a community and culture which has created a business corridor that stands apart.

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Dancing with the stars

 | November 12, 2014 11:31 am

Tony Dovolani discusses his “Dancing with the Stars” success


Ballroom dancing is back and in a big way, thanks in part to the success of a competitive reality television show that quickly captured America’s unpredictable attention. ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” fox-trotted its way up the ratings over the past two seasons as celebrities, coupled with professional dancers, went toe-to-toe to capture the show’s coveted trophy.

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Bubble talk is all hot air

 | November 11, 2014 11:30 am

Local Real Estate Market Is Heating Back Up

Since the highly publicized 2005 hurricane season, the news media have been full of reports of the “bubble bursting” in the real-estate market. Don’t believe everything you read, say local experts, because it may not tell the whole story.

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Raising the Barre

 | November 10, 2014 11:24 am

World-Renowned Dancer Todd Allen Reflects On His Return to the Northwest Florida Ballet

To talk with Todd Allen about the art of dance is to be sure this man was born ready for the stage. But in truth, Allen did not find his way to the spotlight until he was a teenager, reluctantly trading his well-worn sneakers for ballet shoes.

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Coastal Cowboys

 | November 9, 2014 11:23 am

The Emerald Coast is frequented by tourists, military personnel and cowboys.

Cowboys? Yep, partner. Pensacola is home to the Panhandle Cowboys posse, a chapter of the international Single Action Shooting Society.

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Marked Man

 | November 8, 2014 11:16 am

Step inside. Lay down. Hear the buzz. Grit the teeth. Exit tough.

I felt that something was missing in my life, but what?

Financial security? Fulfilling career? Health? Religion? Love?

It was a Wednesday morning, 10:15 a.m., when it finally dawned on me.

Gosh, I forgot to get a tattoo!

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