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Altar’d State

Altar’d State differentiates itself through giving back and offers a distinctive shopping experience for women interested in the latest fashion finds, the most anticipated accessories and that next great gift. Whether she is 16 or 60, the common thread is…

J.Mclaughlin Is Ready to Spring Forward

Petal pink sweaters, strappy sandals and unique accessories are on our minds and in our stores right now. We’re spring ready and want to share our favorites like our classic Jamey sweater, now in cashmere, and our high-heeled Madison sandals…

Clemenza's at Uptown

Sponsored by Clemeza's at Uptown Roland moriarty Dominic and tammy Damiano   This year’s  recipient of the BEST Locally Owned Restaurant and the BEST Restaurant in Okaloosa County, Clemenza’s has won over the hearts of the Emerald Coast — along…

Back Beach Barbecue

Sponsored by Back Beach Barbecue Alissa Aryn Photography Pitmaster Shane Kirkland, Chef/Partner Mark Eichin and Pitmaster Chris Mack How would you describe the cuisine? Back Beach Barbecue offers a delicious menu highlighted by 12-hour slow cooked meats, simple homemade sides…

Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar

Sponsored by Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar Courtesy of Cuvée Kitchen + wine bar   For residents of the Emerald Coast, the word “Cuvée” has a ubiquitously personal meaning. The East Destin eatery holds within its walls an unparalleled legacy of…

An Enduring Fishing Tradition

sean murphy When the Destin Fishing Rodeo was young, onlookers at the weigh-in used Brownie Starmite cameras to capture images of a big kingfish hanging from the scales. Today, a far different device, which would have been thought impossible when…

On The Cover

Courtesy of Sean Murphy   Photographer Sean Murphy — that’s him with a gator by the tail — took a turn in front of the camera when he appeared in a commercial for KULA Coolers in 2016. The shoot took…

Your Monthly Gardening Chores for October

kazakovmaksim (snapgragons) / iStock / Getty Images Plus Plant strawberries this month for a tasty spring crop. Choose varieties for our region. If space is limited, plant them in a large container. Plant cool-weather annuals, such as snapdragons, foxgloves, pansies,…