Emerald Coast Magazine - Emerald Coast Magazine April-May 2007

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and ConfusedWhen Did Technology Pass Me By? By Lisa Monti Some people are born geeks, able to operate any manner of high-tech gear without so much as glancing at the instructions. Open the box, power the thing up and…

Just for Kicks

Just for KicksIrish Dancing Captures the Hearts, Minds and Feet of a Whole New Generation By Amanda Finch Broadfoot When Michael Flatley brought his “Lord of the Dance” show to American audiences back in the 1990s, he spawned a renaissance.…

Lean, Mean Racing Machine

Lean, Mean Racing MachineThe Eagle Roadster Drives Performance  By Dave Terry Aerodynamic,” “head-turning,” “eye-popping” and “sexy” were the words that came to mind as I sat behind the wheel of a custom-made Eagle Roadster while tooling along U.S. Highway 98…

Remembering Four Mile Point

Remembering Four Mile PointThe Earliest Natives Followed an Abundance of Deer to this Ancient Hunting Ground  By Dave Terry Today, Sandestin, Mack Bayou and 14 acres of Creek Nation land comprise Four-Mile Point. This little piece of land once was…

Generation Next

Dollars for ScholarsSeniors vie for the Emerald Coast Magazine Scholarship By Amanda Finch Broadfoot To reward a successful academic career – as well as encourage public service – Rowland Publishing will award a $500 scholarship annually to a deserving public…

Calling The Sandman

Calling the SandmanSleep Disorders Are Keeping the Emerald Coast Awake at Night By Triston V. Sanders Like the air we breathe, the water we drink or the blood that fills our veins, sleep is necessary to live. And more and…

The Digital Dilemma

The Digital DilemmaManaging Photos Online in a Flash By Lori Hutzler Eckert So you finally gave in and bought a digital camera, thinking it would be would be the answer to all your photographic needs. After all, a digital camera…

More Than Fish Tales

Fish TalesCapt. Gjuro Bruer Specializes in Fun on the Fly A native of the upper Gulf Coast, Captain Gjuro Bruer has been an avid fisherman his entire life, especially shallow-water sight fishing. His interest in tarpon fishing inspired him to…

One To Watch

MINDY KELLYTHE KARATE KID By Lori Hutzler Eckert Mindy Kelly has kicked her way to the top – literally. Kelly, who grew up on the Emerald Coast, recently landed the U.S. Open International Sports Karate Association World Martial Arts Championship…