July 2024


The Best Things To Do on 30A This Week – July 22-28

Looking for something fun and exciting to do on 30A this week? We’ve got you covered with a lineup of the best events happening in the area, from wine dinners and farmers markets to live music and family-friendly activities. Here’s what’s on tap: 1. Midweek Mingle at Shunk Social Escape the midweek blues every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Shunk Social. Enjoy exclusive discounts on select cigars and engage in friendly competition with in-house Bocce and Cornhole games for a chance to win select bottles. Unwind with signature cocktails from the full bar, making it the perfect setting for a relaxed and enjoyable evening. Shunk Social Wednesdays / Wednesday, July 24, from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. @ Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar 2. Krutz Family Cellars Summertime Wine Feast Experience an exquisite five-course wine dinner at Cuvee 30A, featuring premium selections from Krutz Family Cellars. Hosted by Proprietor Patrick Krutz and Chef Tim Creehan, this exclusive event on July 24th promises an unforgettable culinary experience. Reservations are required, and seating is limited. Book early to secure a spot at Cuvee30A.com/KRUTZ. Krutz Family Cellars Summertime Wine Dinner / Wednesday, July 24, from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. @ Cuvee 30A 3. Sounds Like Summer: Kids Fair & Music This summer, enjoy live music, theater, outdoor movies, and more under the shade of The Pavilion at Watersound Town Center. On Thursday, July 25 at 6:00 pm, join in for the Kids Fair & Music event. Experience a children’s play from... Read More

Crystal Clear Waters Welcome Home Seven Sea Turtles

The Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center recently released seven rehabilitated sea turtles back into the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico after having spent time at the CARE Center. The turtles were returned home to the Gulf at Topsail Hill State Preserve State Park, where several hundred locals and tourists gathered and cheered. Even a group of dolphins joined in the celebration, swimming alongside the turtles as they made their way back into the Gulf.    https://sowal.com/story/crystal-clear-waters-welcome-home-seven-sea-turtles Read More


Discover the Magic of Bayfront Living at Honeymoon Cove Estate

1802 Driftwood Point Rd | Grand Cove at Driftwood Estates Welcome to your personal haven along the serene shores of Honeymoon Cove, nestled on a deep-water bayou of the Choctawhatchee Bay in Santa Rosa Beach. This sanctuary promises peace, privacy, and unparalleled beauty. If you’re dreaming of a waterfront estate that seamlessly combines elegance and modern conveniences, here’s why this home is perfect for you: 1. Stunning Waterfront Experience Picture yourself waking up to the soothing sounds of the bayou, with majestic oak trees framing your view. This stately residence offers 150 feet of water-frontage on over half an acre, providing a tranquil and picturesque backdrop. Located in the gated community of Grand Cove, exclusivity and privacy are assured, making your home a true retreat from the hustle and bustle. 2. Boater’s Dream Come True If you love boating and fishing, this home is your dream come true. The new dock and boat lift make it easy to embark on your aquatic adventures. Whether it’s a day of fishing or a sunset cruise, your boat will always be ready and waiting. Plus, the 3-car garage offers ample space for all your vehicles and water toys. 3. Luxurious and Spacious Interiors Step inside and be greeted by a grand living room with soaring 20-foot ceilings, bathing the space in natural light. The limestone-framed gas log fireplace stretches to the ceiling, creating a cozy focal point for chilly evenings. The chef’s kitchen is a culinary delight, featuring a 36-inch range with a... Read More


Breaking Boundaries: Alexandra Harper’s Journey of Fearless Decisions

Alexandra Harper’s motto: Make a decision every day that terrifies you. “Really, without making those hard decisions, there would be no room for growth,” the 31-year-old Nashville native said recently. “In every circumstance, they always are the most beneficial and rewarding things.” For her, one of her life’s biggest, most terrifying, and genuinely unexpected decisions landed her as a cast member on a reality television show, Selling the OC, a popular Netflix series about a set of high-powered real estate brokers in the Los Angeles area. “Anytime I tell it, it never makes sense,” Harper said of how she landed on the show. Harper majored in journalism and had been picking up jobs here and there in technology sales, website design, social media—you name it. In 2023, she ran into an old friend, Adam Devillo, the television producer behind several successful shows, including MTV’s Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County and The Hills and Netflix’s Selling Sunset franchise, which includes the show Harper stars on today. “I was just catching up with him, and he was like, ‘Would you like to come try this out? Come meet the cast and see if you are a good fit,’” Harper recalled. That’s how she found herself stepping off a plane in Orange County, California, for the first time in her life. With no real estate experience, she walked into a multimillion-dollar mansion and joined some of the top real estate brokers in the country. During the most recent season, which was released... Read More