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Best Beach Sports Bars in South Walton

Of course, the beach is the big draw … the breeze in your hair, the sand between your toes and that beautiful blue-green water of the Gulf of Mexico. But, sometimes, you need some sports in your life, too. Not to worry! South Walton has plenty of beachside spots to catch your favorite team anytime of year. […]
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30A Goes to Russia

The 30A Company’s Mike and Angela Ragsdale recently traveled to Moscow, Russia, after Mike was invited to speak at the 3D Journalism conference – Russia’s largest media forum – about “the power of good news.” The goal of the two-day conference was to help Russian journalists, media executives and hyperlocal entrepreneurs grow their brands and revenue streams. Over […]
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5 Local Places to Enjoy in (Almost) Total Isolation

During the off-season, it’s not too difficult to secure a secluded spot to call your own on almost any local beach. But during Spring Break and the sweltering summer months, out-of-town guests are here in full-force, making some locals feel a tad bit claustrophobic. If you find yourself needing to get away from it all, here are a few places you’ll almost always have […]
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What to Do on a Rainy Day at the Beach

Sometimes the sun just won’t come out, even when you’re at the beach, but we don’t let that stop us from enjoying what the area has to offer. We knew our more than 400,000 devout 30A fans would have some great and creative ideas of how to spend a rainy day on 30-A, so we […]
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Babysitting at the Beach: Tips from a Professional

It can be tough to find a good babysitter any time, but it’s even harder when you’re away from home on vacation. When mom and dad want to enjoy a night out by themselves, who can you call? What questions should you ask a potential babysitter? With a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, classroom teaching experience and […]
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After a Hard Year, Marie’s Bistro Gets New Chef

Nestled in the neighborhood Blue Mountain Beach, Marie’s Bistro is a quaint little restaurant known for their eclectic mix of dishes, including everything from Mediterranean to Southern-infused cuisine. Husband-and-wife owners, Hanie and Marie Nasri, originally from Egypt, relocated to the Emerald Coast in 1989 looking for a safe place to raise a family. They settled in South Walton for the beautiful […]
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Book a Private or Group Yoga Session with 30A Namaste

From the very first moment she stepped onto the mat, Angela Ragsdale knew that yoga was her life’s calling. Her fun and friendly style of instruction is welcoming for both beginners and seasoned yoga experts. Angela offers private personal and group lessons on the beach and in private residences, tailored specifically for you and your needs. […]
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