Where to Find, See and Create Art in South Walton

By Mary Hong South Walton is one of the most vibrant, art-laden, creative and soulful places I have ever experience. And in my former life, I was an international flight attendant for 18 years, so you could say “I’ve been around!” Whether you live here or are visiting, it’s hard to NOT get your hands […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

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 […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

Grab Your Cowboy Hats and Boots, it’s Time for the Cattle Barons’ Ball

The 10th Annual Emerald Coast Cattle Barons’ Ball will be held on Friday, March 3, at the home of Presenting Baron, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. With cowboys and cowgirls donned in rhinestone and studded Western wear, the 2017 Cattle Barons’ Ball theme will be ‘Guitars, Glitz and Glamour’ in what has become the area’s premier […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

How to Spend Valentine’s Day in South Walton

Looking for something to do this Valentine’s Day? South Walton has plenty of options whether you are looking for a romantic dinner for two, a unique experience as a couple or a night out to celebrate with friends. Check out our round-up of Valentine’s Day activities: Take a dinner cruise on the SOLARIS yacht: For an […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

New lululemon Store Opens in Grayton Beach

South Walton’s thriving yoga and fitness community is celebrating the arrival of the new lululemon store in Grayton Beach. The new official lululemon store is located directly on Scenic Highway 30-A in the old LilyPads location, replacing the nearby lululemon “showroom” that was open for over four years. A team of local experts spanning numerous fitness lifestyles […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

Prepare to Go ‘Mad’ at Wine Women and Shoes

February 17 through 19 hundreds of fun-loving ladies and gents will go absolutely mad as hatters all along the Northwest Florida Gulf coast. And you can, too. Plan to don your favorite hat and escape down the rabbit hole into a fairytale world filled with curious wonder at the Wine Women & Shoes event themed Mad […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

Nominate YOUR Favorite 30A People, Places and Events

It’s time to nominate your favorite 30A HOT SPOTS! In February, we’ll announce the top 10 nominees in each category and then let fans vote for their favorites. Your votes will determine the TOP 5 Hot Spots in each category, including 30A’s coveted #1 Hot Spot of the Year. The top 5 hot spots in each category […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

Havana Beach Bar & Grill Earns Coveted Golden Spoon Award

St. Joe Club & Resorts Emerald Coast destination restaurant Havana Beach Bar & Grill at The Pearl Hotel has been recognized by editors of Florida Trend as a 2016 Golden Spoon Award winning restaurant. Highlighting 100 of the top dining establishments throughout Florida, the annual Golden Spoon winners are carefully selected by the magazine’s editorial […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

Old Florida Fish House Names New Chef

Locally owned and operated, Old Florida Fish House recently announced its new Executive Chef, Paul Richards, who will now lead the restaurant’s culinary team. With over 24-years of experience, Richard has worked as a chef for a handful of well-known restaurants in the area including Elephant Walk, Destin Chops, Marina Café and Hogs Breath. “Chef Richards brings a […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

Dinner and Live Painting Event to Benefit Shelter House

Shelter House recently announced their newest signature fundraising event, Palate & Palette: Five-Course Wine Dinner and Live Painting, to be held Saturday, January 28, at Arnett’s Gulfside Ranch in Santa Rosa Beach. Sponsored by Emerald Coast Title Services, the event begins with a Bourbon and Brews Hour at 6 p.m. with local craft beer and spirits […] [shareaholic app="share_buttons" id="26000402"] Read More

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