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Palette Full of Artists Will Be Hanging At The Beach


Northwest Floridians consider
"hanging at the Beach" as part of
their culture. But the phrase will
take on a different meaning when
seventy-five artists who have been
invited to come to "hang" at the
Beach October 2 and 3 arrive. The
Third Annual Art and Wine Week-
end is a rapidly growing festival
open to everyone from 11 a.m. to
5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m.
on Sunday.
Art and Wine Weekend is host-
ed by the Pensacola Beach Chamber
of Commerce.
"It is our vision at the Cham-
ber to create an artist's colony to
show the wide variety of art that
an island like ours inspires," Jeff
Elbert, Beach Chamber president,
said. "Visitors can enjoy the mild
fall weather by walking from venue
to venue, all twenty-four of them, or
they can board the free trolley and
get a ride to their favorite place on
the Beach."
New this year will be a wine
tasting aboard the Wine and Song
trolley. This special tasting will take
place every hour, and will feature a
wine connoisseur on board as well
as a musician from the Songwriters
Festival. Cost for riding the Wine
and Song trolley will be five dollars.
The Sisters of the Beach will
crown their Bubbly Queen at their
Champagne Sip Off inside Paddy
O'Leary's, Saturday at 3 p.m. Par-
ticipation in this event is by invita-
tion only and the winner is the lady
who has the most discerning taste
for champagne. Spectators are urged


to come early and get a front row
seat for this SOB signature event.
Wine tasting will go on
throughout the two days
and will be at Floun-
der's, Hemingway's,
Margaritaville, Lillo's
Tuscan Grill, Cast-
away's, Paradise Bar
and Grill, PegLeg's and
the Sandshaker.
Among the well
known artists who will
show on the island are: Flounde
> Bill Strength, await y
who will show his large as a Wir
photography collection venue.
at Bamboo Willie's.
This is his third year.
> Jennie Barrett is showing at
The Fun Store at 5 Via de Luna.
> Gumbo Gallery will hang at
Hampton Inn. Gumbo Gallery was
opened in June 2009 by gullah artist
Sonja Griffin Evans to support her
efforts to provide an incubator for
artists as well as her working stu-
dio. Featured artists are DL Street,
Andreas Goff, Lawon Lim, Heidi
Hover, Sharon Cope, Jean V Pugh,
Art Jenkins, Kim Bailey, Mary
Waterloo Smith, Robert Rivera,
Lisa Kirkman, Brain Crawford,
Beth Cyr, Ted McDermand, Debra
Rodney, Nuurah Hakima, M. Ha-
kima, John Baisden, and Candace
McGahn.
> Pat Indorf will be at Heming-
way's with her jewelry
> Dan Malinsky will show
again in the Holiday Inn Express
lobby. Dan, who lives in Gulf


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Breeze, is a wood turner. He will be
joinedby formerbeachbusinessman
Skip Tanner who is a coppersmith;
artist Anne Beverly and
Jeanne McGrath who
works in oils.
Sisters of the
Beach will be set up in
the Via de Luna Shop-
ping Center hosted by
Island Realty. The Sisters
will have an eclectic col-
lection of art, crafts and
r's staff baked items to sell along
ur visit with the first ever Art
e Tasting and Wine Weekend Wine
Glasses. Profits from the
sale of the wine glasses
will go to defray the cost
of mailing their Boxes of Love to lo-
cal soldiers stationed overseas.
> Barrier Island Girl DJ Ze-
menick is also hosted by Island
Realty. Barrier Island Girl Photog-
raphy will have her nature, beach
and island celebration photos along
with note cards and other gift items.
> Peggy Henshall of Cajun
Stitchery will be located in the
Via de Luna Shopping Center. She
showcases the fine art of needlecraft
and will have everything from Sis-


ters of the Beach patches to beach
bags and Christmas tea towels with
beach art.
> The 13 Artists of Native Cafk
show all forms of art. They hang at
Native Cafr year round. The Cafk
will be open for guests to view the
gallery style presentation.
> Christie Sullivan will show
at Paddy O'Leary's along with
Mary Bedard
who brings .
live tropical :
flower ar-
rangements
to the festival. -I
> The
Sandshaker -
art area will
feature Jim-
my Freeman A free trolley
who is a tiki to each Art and W


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ings only; The Fun Store, Hampton
Inn, Hemingway's, Holiday Inn
Express, Hooters, Island Realty, Is-
land Style, Lee Tracy, Lillo's Tuscan
Grill, Margaritaville, Native Cafe,
Paddy O'Leary's, Paradise Bar &
Grill, Peg Leg Pete's, Sandshaker,
Surf Burger and The Dock
The free trolleys will roll all
over the island, taking guests from
venue to venue.
S" The Wine and
.- Song trolley will
e welcome those


vill whisk guests
ine venue.


who are twen-
ty-one and over.
Wristbands
will be issued
to passengers
with proper ID
and who have
paid the $5 fare


and wood so they may re-
carver, Trish board that trol-
Stolfi and Beach artist Tommy ley at any time during the day.
Clardy. A guide to help you find your
> Hayley Gurney will show at way around will be given out free
Surf Burger. at the Visitor's Information Center
The Art and Wine Weekend and participating Beach Chamber
venues are: Bamboo Willies, Beach businesses. For more information
Pops, BullFeathers, Castaways, call 850-932-1500 or visit www.
Crabs, Flounders who has wine tast- PensacolaBeachChamber.com.


County Takes Over Drainage Problems


Drainage problems on Pen-
sacola Beach, some long standing
and some relatively new are cur-
rently under evaluation by Escam-
bia County engineers, according
to Mike Langston, Baskerville
Donovan.
"The surveys have been helped
by recent rains," Langston said at
the September 8, SRIA meeting.
Drainage repairs to Via de
Luna were started by Escambia
County after a torrential rain on
June 12.
"Aportion of the drainage sys-
tem has been cleared of sand and a
video camera was sent to show the
interior of the pipes," Langston
said. "The video did not reveal any
significant problems with the drain-
age system."
Now, Baskerville Donovan
is under contract with Escambia
County to continue to oversee the
cleaning and video taping of the


entire Via de Luna drainage system.
The project which had been trans-
ferred to the County for engineering
and funding should be complete by
September 30.
Lake Largo, as it has been
named by Beach residents, is created
after every heavy rain near the street
corners of Largo, Rio Vista, and
Panferio. It had caught the attention
of Commissioner Grover Robinson.
"The Commissioner has sent
County engineers to the Island to
evaluate the problems of stand-
ing water at this area after a rain,"
Langston said.
The proposed parking lot on
Fort Pickens Road seems to have
disappeared, rubbed out by the Spe-
cial Projects Committee chaired by
Dr. Thomas Campanella, who found
that additional stabilization on the
north and south sides of Ft. Pickens
will serve as a suitable solution to
parking woes.


"People have adapted and
parked differently," Campanella
said. "We may not need to do any
changes since this has been im-
proved and upgraded."
Paolo Ghio, Director of Devel-
opmental Services, who had met with
the County concerning Ft. Pickens
Road, cautioned the Authority board
that the County had reminded him in
no uncertain terms that Ft. Pickens
Road is a county road and the county
must be notified of any proposed
action the SRIA is considering. The
proposals may be submitted in the
form of a recommendation to the
County, but will not get rubber stamp
approval, according to Ghio.
Buck Lee, executive director of
the SRIA, added to the Engineer's
Report by announcing a trade-off.
The County will resurface some of
the Beach's roads and in exchange,
the SRIA will mow the County's
grass at the Fire Station.


PAGE 2


Island Times


September 21, 2010




September 21, 2010 Island Times PAGE 3


Barefoot on the Beach


4606.


By Jane Waters Cooper 16


Did you know that if you check
into a hotel in New York City, you
may encounter a few sleeping
partners? Seems like bedbugs have
taken up residence in some of New
York's establishments, even those
well known for their elegance.
Although I wouldn't know a
bedbug if I saw one, I started think-
ing about some of the hotels I've
visited over the years.
Out of the hundreds of stays, I
seem to remember, not necessarily
the structure, but what happened
to me.
My first DisneyWorld experi-
ence was at the Polynesian Village
Resort with its gigantic roaring
waterfall in the lobby. I remember
the ceremonial fires in the courtyard
at night. I also recall our last night
there. After four days of doing EP-
COT and the Magic Kingdom, our
feet were covered with blisters and
Candy and I collapsed in the luxuri-
ous beds, and ate dinner there. How
much Disney can a body stand?
Frank and I once stayed at the
Holiday Inn in Alexandria, Virginia.
It was notorious for being the hotel
where royalty and political greats
hung out. You almost expected
Ronald Reagan or Bill Clinton to
join you in the austere polished
wood elevator. Didn't happen.
However, one night in the bar, I


confided to the gentleman sitting
on my left how poor the service was
and what a dismally awful meal we
had just eaten in the highly touted
state dining room. He politely asked
me my name which I politely gave
him. How was I to know he was the
GM of this revered place? The next
morning, a huge breakfast arrived
via room service, compliments of
the management. Oh well. You win
some. You lose some.
Reminds me of a huge hotel we
checked into in Beaumont, Texas.
After driving all day, we wanted
a quiet dinner and a night's sleep.
So, we entered the restaurant where
guys injeans were throwing cowboy
hats in the air while their boots
stomped to the country music. The
place was incredibly loud and jam
packed. The hostess found a table
for us where we sat a while before
our order was taken. After that, we
sat for a very long while waiting for
our meal. One plate arrived. Frank's
food never came and we never
could find the waiter again, so we
couldn't complain. We paid silently
for the two meals on our check at the
register, and hurried away from the
hat throwing boot stomping crowd.
There was one good thing about that
hotel, the music never followed us
to our room.
As a swimming meet referee,


I traveled to Guatemala City, and
based on the recommendation of the
coach who had invited me, I check
into an old South American hotel.
He wanted me to see local color. I
had just gone to bed amid the lumps
in the mattress, when the sounds of
Mariachi music penetrated the paper
thin walls of my room. I went to the
ballroom.
"Come in. Come in," beckoned
the doorman.
"No," I said as I explained to
him I need to sleep so I could get
up early to go referee a swim meet.
Try telling that story to a fellow
whose only English words were
"come in" which he kept repeating.
I finally found the front desk
where the person-in-charge was
asleep. I awakened him and was
moved to another room.
The next morning I ordered
what I thought would be scrambled
eggs and coffee. What I was served
was rice water and some kind of
pea soup. So much for local color.
I checked into an American hotel
that afternoon.


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Walt Disney never had to show
up at Sedona, Arizona, a town full
of spectacular red rock formations,
spiritual pools and sprays of water,
and lots of people sitting cross-
legged, talking to the Universe. No
way could man improve on God's
creations. The hotel was basic, had
a great view of the biggest red rock
I've ever seen. It had an excellent
dining room and wine list. And I
must admit I was completely thrilled
to carry on a discussion with the
Universe.
Sooner or later, everyone goes
to the Bahamas. Liz and I took a trip
there once and stayed at the lovely
Princess Hotel in Freeport. The
people in that hotel had the tourist
routine down pat. They didn't really
have to be nice to us since there was
no tipping, but they were great any-
way. The hotel was lovely because
it was across the street from a huge
casino and a straw market where
Kahlua was at $3 a bottle. When it
was time to leave, we headed for
the Bahamian Airport, a tiny barren
place. We went through customs


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in our seats. Our seat mate was a
young handsome man who chatted
with us and asked endless ques-
tions all the way to New Orleans.
He followed us off the plane and
watched as Customs took a lot of
time scrutinizing our bags. At least,
our underwear didn't spill out on
the table. Finally, he turned to us
and said, "Have a good trip back to
Ariola Drive on Pensacola Beach."
Liz and I had figured out by
then that he was a government of-
ficial who thought we were bringing
back something other than Kahlua
since our passports reflected trips to
Guatemala, Colombia and Mexico,
all suspect.
"Well, Mom, we sure didn't
make his day," Liz said as we ne-
gotiated our way through the city
traffic and headed home.
We've heard good stories and
some horror stories about hotels
(think Erin Andrews) and we've
experienced our share.
At least I still haven't met a
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Wine Trivia
The Trivia Master has just wine company. The sign-off phrase
emerged from the Island wine cellar "We will sell no wine before its
and dusted off a few vintage ques- time" became a national catch-
tions. Put downyour wine glass and phrase. Name the actor.
rush to your computer to r i Wine makes the Triv-
answer this: J ( ia Master generous easy
Question One: Wlnc I questions with two prizes.
wine is better for 5 oUIi Winners will earn an Is-
health? land Times t-shirt and a
a) Chardonnary free pass to ride the Wine
b) Cabemet Sauvignon and Song Trolley during
c) Zinfandel the Chamber's Art and
Question Two: Beginning in the Wine Weekend, Oct. 2-3.
late 1970s, a famous actor par- Email your answer to island-
ticipated in a series television com- t in U. b l kou li nct with "wine" in
mercials, acting as the on-camera the subject line. Include your name
spokesman for the Paul Masson and phone number. Cheers!


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PAGE 4 Island Times September 21, 2010


It's sad but true. The Trivia
Master wanted to know which
among the developed countries was
the laziest in his question in the last
issue. The correct answer is the
United States of America and the
correct answer was first submitted
by Beverly McCay.
Bev emailed "I saw a blurb
recently on MSNBC and it really
struck me. We've come a long way
since being the most industrial. It
also mentioned the laziest state was
Louisiana. Might explain why it's
Pensacola Beach's number one state
for visitors. Do I really get a shirt?"
Yes, Bev, you get the shirt.
Incidentally, the top ten laziest
countries are USA, Canada, Bel-
gium, Turkey, Great Britain, Poland,
Mexico, France, Germany and Por-
tugal. The source: The Daily Beast.
Kim Schmidt was the runner
up on this question with the correct
answer and Sir Morrie Drees also
submitted the proper reply.


The Trivia Master hasn't
stumped the expert players in many
moons. So, he's been digging in his
musty files, and found this brain
buster. The Trivia Master rules!
Back a few years, like thirty
or forty, a local attorney owned a
corporation called Gulfside Resorts.
It was composed of six beach busi-
nesses. Can you name at least three
of them?
Note: The same attorney is
planning to build an upscale RV
Park on his Via de Luna property
soon.
Hurry to your computers! If
you would like to have an Island
Times t-shirt be the first to email
the correct answer to islandtimes @
bellsouth.net with trivia in the sub-
ject line.
Be sure to include your name
and phone number with your an-
swer. The deadline is Tuesday,
September 28.
Good luck!


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GETTING SMARTER
Mary Bedard, who owns Trop-
ical Treasures, says every birthday
she gets a little bit smarter. She
celebrated that new found intellect
on September 13. Although she did
not say what she did to mark her
special day, she was busy passing
out invitations to Debbie Baxter's
surprise party at Paddy O'Leary's
September 17. Can't beat a birth-
day party combined with a Half-
way to St. Patrick's party according
to Mary.
WELCOME BACK
Jane and Dan McGrath are
back on the Beach for the winter.
They spend the summer in Michi-
gan to escape the warm weather.
Jane commented on the record high
temperatures that welcomed them
on the Beach September 12.
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tion is conducted by Karen Peter-
son. Local artists Joy Anderson,
Carleen Wheeler and Cliff Taylor
are among her eager and talented
students.
CHAMPAGNE SANDWICH
Big Jerry Limle has been to
both SOB Champagne Sip Off's.
Up until now, his job has been as a
spectator. He noticed the event has
become more crowded and contes-
tants were having a hard time see-
ing the poster with the champagne
names. Jerry has offered to wear
a sandwich board and roam about
Paddy O'Leary's. All the competi-
tors will be able to see the choices
and can concentrate on the bubbly.
BEACH BUMS
Jureda and Allen Lambert
spent Labor Day weekend on the
Beach. Jureda was thrilled to have
sand back in her shoes. The former
Beach residents live in Gulf Breeze
full time and just visit their beach
house for special occasions.
ONE TURTLE
Melanie Waite, one of our
stalwart turtle watchers, reported
that only one turtle hatched from
the nest she was observing on
September 12. That result is not
good, she wants to see hundreds
of the hatchlings making their way
to the Gulf.
WHO'S YOUR BUDDY?
The Pensacola Convention
and Visitor's Bureau invested
$40,000 they received in BP funds
in an "Invite a Friend" promotion.
According to Laura Lee, commu-
nications director of the Pensacola
Chamber, the event was a suc-


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Attention: Sisters of the Beach
Calling all SOBs!
Get ready for Art and Wine Weekend. The SOB booth
will be at Island Realty on Saturday, Oct. 2. Back to tradition
- an SOB Bake Sale, so bring some good stuff! Champagne
Sip Off will be at 3 p.m. Bubbly Queen will be crowned.
For more information, Kathi Lewis at 206-7257.


cess yielding 2500 entries. The
lucky winners are: local residents
Dorothy Brown, Bret Kanis and
Christopher May and visitors Te-
resa Cunningham, Patti Berry and
Rhonda Rhodes. Their friends, who
are from Mahomet, Ill., Newburgh,
Ind., Southlake, Texas, Morgan-
ville, NJ, Seattle and Lutz, Fla.,
received a free vacation to the area.
ROCK ON
Don't pack your beach chairs
and coolers away too soon. The
Bands on the Beach concerts will
keep rocking the Gulfside Pavilion
for a few more weeks. September
21 finds 13th Hourglass on stage.
The perennial Beach favorites
Wildwood will play September
28. Vince Whibbs Automotive
will sponsor Mass Kunfuzion on
October 12. Concerts, which begin
at 7 p.m. and are free to the public.
HIGH STEPPERS
Handsome high schoolers
Paul Spraggins and Gus Anasto-
poulo look like unlikely celebrities
but they have performed before sell
out crowds year after year at the
Pensacola Greek Festival. They are
members of the Glenzethes dancers
who are dedicated to preserving the
traditional Greek dances. The Pen-
sacola Beach residents will dance
on October 15-17 at the festival.
Ask for an autograph or a photo
with them, they will graduate soon.
SURF'S UP
Freddy Espo spent seven days
surfing on the waves along the
East Coast last month. A few well
organized tropical lows spun up the
surf. Glad the tropical weather was
good for something.


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Island Times


September 21, 2010






Sleepless In South Harbour -

New Noises Disturb Area


Objections to noise in the
neighborhood once again reached
the ears of the members of the
Santa Rosa Island Authority at their
September 8 board meeting.
This time the problem arose in
a familiar setting with a different
bar. Sleepless neighbors living in
LaCaribe subdivision and South
Harbour brought their complaints
against the Cabana Hotel for con-
structing and operating an outdoor
bar.
As the story unfolded, the
SRIA discovered that the structure
was being built without a permit
and they had no permit to operate a
bar. Once the permitting procedure
has been corrected, the hotel owner
will be faced with solving the noise
problem.
"I have a right to do it," owner
of the hotel Richard McAlpin said.
"No one is more concerned than I
am about the noise for the comfort
of my guests. I am the last guy
who wants to create more noise.
We are asking for the same as all
our neighboring businesses as far
as the noise ordinance will allow."
The nearby Sandshaker had
already experienced the wrath of
its neighbors in South Harbour,
but settled the noise problem by
making expensive changes in the
structure of their outdoor facility.
Suggestions were made to al-
low the Cabana Bar to operate with-
out bands, to shut the entertainment
off at 10 p.m. as other hotels do, or
to discuss the matter further. It was
voted to send it to committee and
have staff continue to work with the
parties involved to seek solutions.
Other requests which have
been plaguing the Authority came
to the table for discussion once
again. Horizon Beach Service
made a request to place four stor-
age boxes on the Beach in front
of Margaritaville. The new hotel
has provided storage space for the
service company and does not favor
storage boxes on the Beach.
Lawrence Porto, owner of
Horizon Beach Service, is asking
permission to haul his amenities


back and forth in an ATV.
The problem with this is safety,
as Bob West, SRIA Safety Director
pointed out.
"Overall, the more we mini-
mize the interaction with people and
vehicles the better," he said.
Board member Vernon Prather
made a motion to ask staff to come
back to the next meeting with in-
formation on a plan which would
be acceptable. It would include a
permit application, safety class,
operation protocol, hours of opera-
tion, and insurance.
Staff will bring back informa-
tion for discussion at the next meet-
ing. The request for the storage
boxes has been tabled.
Alvin's Island's request to
build twelve display boxes on
the outside of the building was
approved by a vote of 5 to 1 with
Dr. Thomas Campanella voting
against.
Ellis Bullock of Bullock As-
sociates, gave a presentation on
tourism and advertising during
the summer, when business was
seriously damaged by the oil spill.
Bullock has a $110,000 con-
tract with the SRIA to conduct its
advertising program.
"The money is spent on event
ads, publicity, guides and advertis-
ing online, a visitor's guide map
plus Beach websites," he said.
"There are still some percep-
tion problems," Bullock said.
"But, your previous inquiry about
dedicating another $50,000 to ad-
vertising should wait."
He recommended that the


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Board hold its $50,000 until Janu-
ary. He said that more BP funding
has been applied for.
Bullock commented that he
believed that the American Ex-
press Gift Card program appeared
to be successful. Maureen LaMar,
executive director of the Pensacola
Beach Chamber, agreed. She re-
ported that the program which was
funded by BP had to be shut down
within one week after it launched
because it was so successful.
"There were 3419 reservations
completed and 1095 gift cards had
been issued by September 8," she
said. "This will make a significant
impact on our Beach economy."
The gift cards were awarded to
those who applied to the program
online prior to registering to stay at
a Pensacola Beach hotel. The stay
must be complete by September 30.
Buck Lee, SRIA executive
director, shared more good news
when he said the Beach was no
longer in a State of Emergency, so
the Board could allow the oil spill
related declaration to expire.
The audience left with smiles
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I briefly, but seriously, con-
sidered running for Shaker Queen.
I had my stuff ready (in my mind
anyway). I was going to put on a
shiny gold mermaid costume and
arrive via my vintage Caddy. It's
not so much that I really wanted
to be the new Shaker Queen, it's
that the Shaker will have a VIP tent
at the DeLuna Fest with a special
place for their Queen. I knew that
would be a wonderful spot to see
Willie Nelson.
Luckily, I heard about the
ticket give-away at Bands on the
Beach last Tuesday, so I did not
have to run against Marilyn Hog-
gat, who is the new Shaker Queen.
Queen Marilyn Hoggat will do
a great job during her reign. Former
Shaker Queen Sandi Johnson left
tough Tiara prints to follow, so
Queen Marilyn will definitely be
challenged.
Marilyn is also an SOB and
has attended the "SOB Christmas
Brunch and Caravan Parade to
Jane's." In fact, at Marilyn's first
time at the SOB Brunch we all
forgot to mention to her that no one


actually goes inside Jane's house.
So the rest of us were gathered
in Jane's driveway preparing to
serenade her when Marilyn walks
out on the deck with Jane. Much to
her chagrin she realized her faux
pas and returned to the ranks of the
Singing SOBs.
I talked my sisters Christine
"Bunkie" Hewerdine and Sandi
Johnson into going to Bands on
the Beach to get free Willie Nelson
tickets. The Band playing was very
good and entertained us as we stood
in the long line.
I am still a bit frustrated and
confused about the entire "free
ticket" thing. First of all, if it's a
free day all day, why do we even
need a ticket? I don't understand
why anyone can't be there on the
public beach? How canyou refuse
someone entry when it's a free con-
cert? I know it's just the Sunday
concert that's free, but come on.
Secondly, the amount of infor-
mation required in order to get 2
tickets was astonishing. You had
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have never been required to give
that much personal info when actu-
ally purchasing a ticket (and I have
purchased many tickets just to see
Willie Nelson in concert).
Thirdly, why were we limited
to only 2 tickets when there are
20,000 to be given away (per their
advertisements)? Why not allow
people to get an extra one for a
friend? I didn't take an actual
physical count, but I'm pretty sure
there were not 9,999 people in line
behind me. Oh, I know they were
also being given away downtown,
but still; that's a lot of tickets!
We have even more fun stuff
coming up; and quickly. Art and
Wine Weekend, Songwriters Festi-
val and a triathlon, although I don't
know why anyone would want to
get up so early to go swim, bike and
run all over the island. To each his
own. Keep Island Times handy, so
you won't miss anything.
I have a great tip this week. It
comes from Claire and Eric Mar-
cey. Claire is a previous Krewe of
Wrecks Queen but they have since
moved away. They miss us (and
the Island) immensely; however
they are closer to their grandchil-
dren and that's more important
right now.
According to Claire, Eric
walked outside leaving a cooking
pot on the stove. Yeah, it burned
but luckily did not start a fire. The
only damage was to Claire's brand
new expensive pot. Eric suggested
they try soaking it with four ef-
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the pot. Great thinking and a good
save for Eric.
This weeks' recipe is one of
my own and I will be making these
for the SOB Tent at the Art & Wine
Weekend, Oct. 2-3. We all decided
to bring back our infamous Bake
Sale. Make plans now to stop by
and purchase these home-made
goodies. Right now, we need to
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1 lb. block Cheddar Cheese, freshly
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/2 tsp. Salt
/2 tsp. ground red pepper
1/2 tsp. Paprika
1 tsp. ground cayenne pepper
Beat butter and shredded
cheddar cheese with an electric
mixer until well blended (medium
speed); add flour and remaining
ingredients, beating until blended.
Put dough into a plastic decorator
bag (or you can use butcher paper
rolled into a cone shape). I like
to use a cake decorator tip that's
placed in the bag before dough is
added. Cut a hole just large enough
for the tip to protrude from the bag.
Squeeze 2 inch strips of dough onto
ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15
minutes until set, not browned.
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The Escambia Amateur As-
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the Star Gazes on Pensacola Beach,
will host renowned astronomer, ar-
cheoastronomer, astroid hunter and
telescope expert Dr. Clay Sherrod
of the Arkansas Sky Observatory
at 7 p.m., Friday, October 8 in room
2142 (across from the planetarium)
at Pensacola State College.
The topic will be ancient
acheoastronomy and the contro-
versial subject of ancient alien
visitation. There is no charge. For
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California rock, funk, reggae,
and hip-hop act Fish Out Of Water
will be bringing their all original
sound to the Paradise Bar and Grill
Thursday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m.
The Fish have teamed up with
the folks at Paradise Bar and Grill to
put on a benefit concert for the Gulf
Restoration Network. All proceeds
from the show will be given to the
Gulf Restoration group.
"Over the past two years F.O.W.
have toured through Louisiana and
Florida several times and wanted
to give back to their favorite states.
This will be their second benefit for
the Gulf," said Greg Deane of Lunas
Productions.
The night will include a spe-
cial guest performance as well as a
booth for information and volunteer
programs.
Since the first days of BP's oil
drilling disaster, the Gulf Restora-
tion Network has provided inde-
pendent monitoring and advocacy
focused on holding BP accountable
and ensuring an effective and trans-
parent response to the crisis.
Come out and support a great
event. As the Fish Out Of Water
continues to "pump the funk and
increase the peace."
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September 21, 2010 Island Times PAGE 7


Man, it was a lot easier to write
an article when a good portion of it
dealt with my history. Here is the
true test; can I come up with new
material every few weeks? Another
challenge is anticipating what will
be on people's mind a week ahead of
time. Since I do not have the ability
to look into the future, I will rely
upon the liturgical calendar to pro-
vide me with scriptural inspiration.
This article will focus upon
the Gospel according to Luke 16:
19-31; the parable of Lazarus and
the rich man. I will leave it to you
to pull out your Bible and read the
passage yourself or utilize the tool
known as the Internet to read this
passage.
Now that you have read the


I have always loved the beau-
tiful, sandy beaches and gorgeous
Gulf waters belonging to Pen-
sacola Beach. I discovered them
one weekend when I was 14 years
old and competing in a swim meet
at Pensacola Junior College. Many
years later I have discovered another
love that I have of the topography
of our beautiful United States the
mountains of Tennessee. There is no
doubt in my mind that I am a true
hillbilly, and I wear that title with
great pride.
My people the Scots came
over from the British Kingdom and
settled in the Appalachian Moun-
tains from Virginia to Tennessee.
And all Americans need to take a
minute and thank the Scots because
we might not be Americans today
if it weren't for them. These coura-
geous, stalwart and fiercely inde-
pendent folks were not happy in the
United Kingdom under British rule.
They made a decision to come here
and entered through Philadelphia
only to be met with disdain from
the other groups who had arrived
earlier. The Scots were considered


passage, you find yourself wonder-
ing, is this going to be one of those
classic guilt trips that only leads to
petition for money for the poor? I
assure you that is not the intention
of breaking open this particular
scripture, but to allow us to journey
deeper into the mystery of Christ.
We must look at the punch-line, "If
they will not listen to Moses and
the prophets, neither will they be
persuaded if someone should rise
from the dead."
Christ has risen from the
dead...what difference has it re-
ally made in our lives? I want you
to look back on the first moment
you realized what a great gift we
have received through the redeem-
ing acts of our savior Jesus Christ.


a wild unruly bunch, something that
the British understood. The British
never could control the Scottish.
Anyway these people started to
branch out into the mountains and
it was in Tennessee that they fought
both the Iroquois and the Cherokee
for twenty years finally winning the
right to live in the mountains. Both
groups suffered many casualties,
but the tribes had taught the clans-
men valuable lessons in fighting. It
was about this time that the patriots
under General George Washington
were fighting the British, to once
and for all, free the colonists from
British rule. Things were not going
well for our forces and the tide was
turning as BritishMajor Patrick Fer-
guson marched down to Charleston,
South Carolina and took our rebel
forces out. He continued his march
with 1300 British troops heading on
up to King's Mountain in Northeast
Tennessee. The British posted a sign
for the Scots, and it read as follows,
"If you do not desist, we will hang
your leaders and lay waste to your
land."
This was not the thing to say to


We find ourselves challenged to
live out fully our lives in the light
of Christ. The sin of the rich man
is not greed as much as it is com-
placency.
Have we settled for what has
been placed before us or do we find
ourselves seeking to live radically
the Gospel, to live radically in the
light of Christ? When it comes to
prayer, is it limited to grace before
meals or when your team is kicking
a field goal?
Let us challenge each other
to move from the mediocrity of
a stale prayer life to the exciting
challenge of growing deeper into
our relationship with the one who
gave of himself completely that we
might have life.


a group who had fought the British
in England, fought the Iroquois and
Cherokee, and were finally getting
on with their lives. These mountain
men called out to the militias and
900 woodsmen showed up with
animal skins on their backs and
their hunting rifles. They encircled
King's Mountain and in one hour
and five minutes, they had killed
150 British and captured the rest.
The British didn't know what
hit them with the guerilla tactics
the mountain men used. They
had learned from the fiercest and
shrewdest of fighters the Iroquois
and Cherokee! The Scots had only
suffered 28 casualties. All this and
no leader they just worked well
as a group.
The news was passed onto Gen-
eral Washington. This group of rug-
ged woodsmen not only defeated the
British troops, they whipped them!
A year later the British surrendered.
So remember that bit of history
the next time you think about our
freedom, the sacrifices made by
many to achieve it and the beauty
of this country.


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TIME TO PARTNER


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Pensacola Beach Elementary
School is one of the top elementary
schools in the State of Florida, but
as a charter school receives no
funding from Escambia County.
In order to operate, the School
relies partially on donations to
support their educational goals. It
is time to make your donation to
the Partners-in-Education program.
The Partners names are displayed
at the front of the school. Contact
Todd McCurdy, President PBES
Board of Directors, 850-528-6121,
toddmccurdy@ aol.com for a dona-
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Information about PTA membership
will be available.
NEW FRIENDS
Margie Pitts welcomed Chase
Allen, Addie Frierdich, and Madi
Katz into the ranks of her fifth grade
class this year. Raphe Clarkin, Jack-
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returning Sandpipers who attended
the Beach School from kindergarten
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8 a.m. on Sunday, October 3 when
the youngest athletes on the Island
compete in the Sea Turtle Triathlon
hosted by Multisport Performance
Institute. Triathletes, ages 7 to
15-years-old, will swim, bike and
run at Opal Beach, 6.8 miles east
of Portofino, in the first ever chil-
dren's event.
The Hatchlings Division for
seven and eight-year-olds will share
the course with nine and ten-year-
olds in the Kemp's Ridley Division.
They will swim 75 yards, bike 1.5
miles and complete a half mile run.
The Loggerheads, 11-12 year olds;
and Leatherbacks, 13-15 year-olds
must swim 150 yards, bike 3 miles
and run one mile.
Previous race experience is not
necessary to enter and there will
be more than thirty qualified race
volunteers on the course to monitor
the children's progress.
Athletes will need goggles for
the swim; a bike and helmet for
the cycling course; and running
shoes. A swim cap along with race
numbers will be provided in the
race packet. Packet pick up will be
at Running Wild in Pensacola on
September 30 and at the Hampton


on Pensacola Beach on Friday, Oc-
tober 1 from 3 to 8 p.m.
The entry fee is $35 which
includes a one-year United States
Triathlon Association membership.
Athletes can enter online at www.
imathlete.com/events/seaturtletri.
Advance registration is necessary
and closes on October 1. There will
be no race day registration allowed.
"We can accommodate 100
athletes on race day," said Mark
Sortino, certified triathlon coach and
race co-director. "We want kids to
enjoy triathlon, learn about fitness
and good nutrition. This race is one


way to introduce families to these
goals."
Each competitor will receive a
medal in addition to the age group
first, second and third place awards.
Refreshments will be served at the
post race awards ceremony.
There is no charge for specta-
tors and everyone is invited to en-
courage these young athletes as they
make their way through the course.
For more information call
Coaches Mark Sortino or Johr
Murray at 850-564-8745 or log or
to www.multisportperformancein-
stitute.com.


Pros and Joes Line Up for

Santa Rosa Island Triathlon


The multisport athletes who
have entered the fifteenth annual
Santa Rosa Island Triathlon on Sat-
urday, October 2 will compete in a
600 yard Gulf swim, an 18 mile bike
ride and a 3.1 mile run. The starter's
gun sounds at 7:30 a.m.
"We already have 650 reg-
istered triathletes and expect we
could max out at 1000," said Race
Director Charles Gheen. "So far
forty-three percent are from out of
state and fifty-two percent are from
out of town."
Elite Class racers will be vying
for $3000 and last year's overall
champions Brian Fleischmann and
Amy Kloner will return to defend
their titles in the race. Fleischmann,
from Colorado Springs, has been on
the Olympic team, won the World
Team Triathlon Championship with
his two teammates and has won
numerous titles around the world.
Kloner, who recently relocated
from Atlanta to Albuquerque, is a
former World Duathlon Champion,
National Long Course Duathlon
Champion, National Short Course
Duathlon Champion, won the Gulf
Coast Half-Ironman and numerous
triathlons across the United States.
Jennifer Hanley-Pinto, Gulf
Breeze High School graduate who
now lives in Jacksonville, is a five
time Champion of the Double
Bridge Run. She will again com-
pete. She finished second last year
and then flew to Hawaii to run the


Ironman World Championship at
Kona.
Look for two notable Beach
residents in this year's SRI tri-
athlon. Meri Asmar, who was a
nationally-ranked triathlete before
her twins were born, will be racing
in the event on her comeback trail.
Evan Malone, physician, who just
completed Ironman Louisville, will
be racing as well. Not competing
this year is Capt'n Fun Runner and
Beach resident Glen Windham who
serves as a key volunteer in Casino
Beach transition area.
Spectators are welcome to
cheers athletes who will enter the
Gulf just south of the Gulfside
Pavilion and complete an out and
back course. The transition areas are
staged in the Casino Beach parking
lot. The bike course extends nine
miles from the Casino Beach east
on Via de Luna and returns along
the same route. The runners will run
east on Via de Luna and wind their
way into the neighborhood streets.
Registration is open until race
weekend and is limited to the first
1000 individual entries and fifty
teams. Online entry forms are avail-
able at www.sritri.org.
Motorists are reminded that
traffic lanes will be cordoned off
for the race.
For more information contact
Race DirectorCharles Gheen at
850-380-0741 orby email: charles-
gheen @gmail.com.


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That is the site for the Internet
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ART & WILD THINGS
The damaged wildlife in Loui-
siana and along the Gulf Coast don't
know it. Most of the Gulf Coast
residents don't know it. But, artists
from all over the world are donating
art works to be auctioned. Check out
Artists Helping Animals of Oil Spill
Disaster on Facebook. Proceeds
will be sent directly to the National
Wildlife Federation.
SIDE OUT
In the world of Beach chef's
serving nouveau dishes, take com-
fort that Lillo's Tuscan Grill's chef
Steve Lillo stirs up specialty dishes
from traditional family recipes. If
he is not in the kitchen at his Via de
Luna location, look for him at the
Gulf Breeze Rec Center at the girls
volleyball games where he trades
his chef's hat for a coach's whistle.
UP TO PAR
Around the Beach, Terri McKa-
mey picked up the moniker Tiki
Terri as the former manager of Tiki
Island. She has moved over to Cast-
aways on the Boardwalk, so she will
have to find a new nickname. She


is already pouring her energy and
good ideas into the new restaurant
and bar. Stop in and see her.
PIECE OF P-I-E
The Beach School is seeking
business partners for their Partners-
In-Education program. Each part-
ner's name is displayed on a sign on
the campus. Levels of support begin
with the Sandpiper at $250 and go
up to the Marlin at $5,000. Mail
your check to PBES, 900 Via de
Luna, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561.
HOLIDAY SHOPPING
Art and Wine Weekend wine
glasses will be for sale at the Sisters
of the Beach tent October 2 only.
Come early, the supplies are limited.
Located in front of Island Realty in
the Via de Luna Shopping Center.
TAKE A RIDE
September and October are
the perfect months for booking a
Blue Marlin dolphin and nature
tour. Cooler temps and much to see.
Capt JR's waiting for your call at
850-723-4907.
GET ALL STEAMY
Time to clean up. No telling


what flip flopped feet have tracked
onto the carpet and floors of your
beach house. The friendly staff at
Stanley Steemer will arrive, fire up
their self contained cleaning units
and poof, your house will be ready


for fall.
FEE SIMPLE
County Commissioners are
making steps toward Fee Simple
title. Get informed. Check out www.
pbadvocates.org.


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Coaches/Owners
Multisport Performance Institute


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Fort McRee and Pensacola Lighthouse for photos. Blue Marlin Tours include
snorkeling gear, snacks and ice cold water, soda, beer and wine. Boats operate
from sunup to sundown.
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the swim, survived the bike and
now have the last leg of the Santa
Rosa Island Triathlon (SRI TRI) to
tackle the run. The good news is,
it's 3.1 miles or a 5K. The course is
flat (duh!) and filled with cheering
spectators urging you on.
The uniqueness of the running
leg of a triathlon is that you're run-
ning immediately after the bike leg.
That means that you may feel a bit
"stiff' when running those first few
hundred meters. The best way to
train your body for this awkward
feeling is to practice this before the
race. So after you get back from a


ride on your bike, throw some run-
ning shoes and visor on and go for a
"transition" run for 5 or 10 minutes.
We call this combined training of
biking followed immediately by
running a "Brick" session. Just
doing a handful of these will help
your body adapt to this unique
combination of muscle movements
and usage.
The course will take you east
and through some of the residential
Beach neighborhoods and back to
the finish line. Now if you have
never experienced a triathlon finish
line, you will fall in love with it!
There really is none better. As you
run down the "chute," make sure


you high-five everyone and smile
for your finishing picture! And the
fun won't end there. There will
be music, fantastic food and great
camaraderie at the post race party.
It is a wonderful event.
Okay, so if you haven't signed
up, go do it! If you're not sure you
can do this by yourself, why not get
some friends or family and enter as
a team? And once you finishyou're
first triathlon, you'll be hooked.
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DayAt Gulflslands Live OakArea


Locals will have a chance to
celebrate International Cleanup
and Public Lands Day along with
participating in a nationwide "Na-
tional Park Service Volunteer Day"
Saturday, September 25 at Gulf
Islands Live Oak Area in Gulf
Breeze. Park volunteers will clean
beaches and provide trail main-
tenance from 8 a.m. until noon.
Volunteers should meet at the
south side picnic pavilion, located
just east of the Visitors Center, 2
miles east of Gulf Breeze on U.S.
Highway 98.
They are advised to bring
drinking water and to wear closed
toe shoes and sunscreen. Families,
individuals, businesses, schools


and community groups are all invit-
ed. Upon arrival, contact the site
captain to register and receive trash
bags, data cards and information.
This cleanup effort results in
not only beautifying and making
the beaches safer for humans and
wildlife, but also documents the col-
lected debris to determine its source
in an effort to reduce the incredible
volume of trash washing ashore.
"Our goal isn't just to clean
the beaches, it is to educate people
about keeping the beaches clean in
the first place," explained Superin-
tendent Dan Brown.
For more information contact
Ranger Amanda Carrigan-Grissom
at 850-916-3001.


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September 21, 2010 Island Times PAGE 13


They Write The Songs That Make The Whole World Sing


You sing their lyrics. You hum
their tunes. Now you can meet the
songwriters in person during the
second annual Pensacola Beach
Songwriters Festival. Performances
begin Tuesday, September 28 and
continue through October 3 at
eleven Pensacola Beach locations.
Sixty songwriters from across
the country will bring their music to
the island. Among them are Gram-
my Award winner Wayne Carson
Thompson who wrote Willie Nel-
son's Always On My Mind; lyricist
MiltonL. Brown who found success
writing songs for Clint Eastwood's
movies, and Larry Cordle who had
songs recorded by Ricky Skaggs,
Garth Brooks, Alison Krauss, Alan
Jackson and George Strait.
Long time music fans will
want to hear Alex Call, hit artist
and songwriter for over thirty years.
His Billboard hits include the leg-
endary, iconic "867 5309", Jenny
by Tommy Tutone; and Perfect
World and Power of Love by Huey
Lewis and the News. Gary Talley,
who was the original lead guitarist
for the Grammy-nominated group,
The Box Tops will play at Paradise,
the Shaker and Landshark Landing.
Talley continued his music career
in stellar fashion performing and
recording with such legends as Wil-
lie Nelson, Billy Preston, Tammy
Wynette and Waylon Jennings.
You will want to check "yes"
when Dana Hunt Black takes the
stage at Lillo's October 1. She has
written for George Strait since he
recorded her number one hit, Check
Yes or No in 1995. Her song Write
This Down proved to be another big
hit for Strait staying at Number One
for four weeks in 1999.
Local favorites Dennis Gos-
sman, Paul Killough and Ronnie
Miller will perform during the
festival. Former Pensacola Beach
business owner and Reunion Band
member Ross Orenstein will share
the Paradise Bar and Grill stage at
4:30, Sunday, October 3 with na-
tional recording artist Jim Pasquale.
"The Songwriters look forward
to performing for the festival fans
on Pensacola Beach," said Reneda
Cross, promoter. "In addition to
entertaining the crowds, we have a
mission to continue music education
in the school. Music is so important


in our lives and we want to be sure
that the arts, particularly music, stay
in the schools."
To support that goal, the Fes-
tival is hosting the first ever Song-
writer-Celebrity Mini Golf Tourna-
ment. Tiki Island's eighteen-hole
course will be full of songwriters,
Blue Angels support crew and
school kids, Thursday, September
30 at 11 a.m. The proceeds from the
tourney will be donated to the Beach
School and Gulf Breeze Schools. To
sign up, call 850-341-0889.
Additional events include a
Welcome Songwriters party at
Sabine Sandbar on September 29,
music workshop at Blue Angels
Music and a WSRE Studio Amped
session. Songwriters will perform
aboard the Wine and Song Trolley
during the Beach Chamber's Art and
Wine Weekend, Oct. 2-3.
The line up follows for Pen-
sacola Beach:

Paradise Bar & Grill
Sept 28 6 pm Marc Black
Sept 30 6 pm Amanda Pearcy, Louis "Cowboy
Johnson, Jonmark Stone
7 30 Rhonda Hart, Donna Slater, Lisa Zanghi, Lisa
Christian, Elaine Petty
9 pm Steve Dorff, Bobby Tomberlin, Candi Car-
penter, Milton Brown
Oct 1 6 pm Steve Youngblood
7 pm John LisI
8 pm Rick & Janis Carnes
9pm Jay Brown, Karin Paparelli, Gary Talley, Tom
Roady, John Nanni
10 30 Johnny Barbato, Jed Clampit
Oct 2 1-pm Songwriters Open Jam
5 pm Robert Wolf, Ed Beaver
6 pm Melissa Brethauer
7 pm Jerry Salley, Larry Cordle, Jim McBride
9 pm CJ Watson, Jeff Gilkinson, Nancy Casteele
Oct 3 2 pm Jourdan Pace
3 pm Katie Rogers
4 pm Guitar Give -a way
4 30 Jim Pasquale, Ross Orenstein

Sabine Sandbar
Sept 29 Welcome Songwriters Party
Sept 30 8 pm Rick Carnes, Janis Carnes
9 pm Charlie Black, Dana Hunt
10 pm Karen Staley, Walt Aldridge, Jim "Moose"
Brown
Oct 1 8 pm Jourdan Pace
9 pm Ed Beaver, Robert Wolf
10 pm CJ Watson, Nancy Casteele, Jeff Gilkinson
Oct 2 8 pm Ronny Miller
9 pm Bobby Keel, Wood Newton
10 pm Johnny Barbato, Jed Clampit, Rick Whaley
Oct 3 1 pm Donnie Mills
2 pm Jim Pasquale, Jonmark Stone,
Louis"Cowboy" Johnson
3 pm Paul Killough, Dennis Gossman

Sandshaker Lounge
Sept 30 6 pm Gary Loyd, Dan DeMay, Rhean
Boyer, Tiffany Goss


Oct 1 4 pm Melissa Brethauer
5 pm Steve Youngblood
6 pm Rhonda Hart, Donna Slater
7pm Jonmark Stone, Louis "Cowboy" Johnson
Oct 2 3 pm Dennis Gossman, Paul Killough
4 pm Katie Rogers
5pm Rick & Janis Gamrnes
6 pm John Nanni, Gary Talley, Jay Brown, Karin
Paparelli, Tom Roady

Lillo's Tuscan Grille
Sept 30 8 30 pm Katie Rogers
9 30 Jim Pasquale, Ross Orenstein
Oct 1 8 30 pm Charlie Black, Dana Hunt, Alex
Call
10 pm Wayne Carson, Brice Long, Ken Hart
Oct 2 8 30 pm AJ Masters, Jim Femino
10 pm Jerry Salley, Larry Cordle, Jim McBride
Bamboo Willie's
Sept 30 6 pm Johnny Barbato, Jed Clampit,
Rick Whaley
Oct 1 6 pm Katie Rogers
7 pm Two Treys
8 pm Rhonda Hart Donna Slater with guest
Oct 2 6 pm Gary Loyd, Dan DeMay, Rhean
Boyer, Tiffany Goss
Oct 3 3 pm CJ Watson, Jeff Gilkinson Nancy
Casteele
Grand Marlin
Sept 30 7 pm Dennis Gossman, Paul Killough
8 pm Nancy Casteele
9 pm CJ Watson, Jeff Gilkinson
Oct 1 7 pm Melissa Brethauer
8 pm AJ Masters, Jim Femino, Donnie Mills
9 pm Bobby Keel
9 30 Steve Dorff, Bobby Tomberlin, Milton Brown,
Candi Carpenter
Oct 2 7 pm Katie Roger
8 pm Steve Youngblood,Wayne Carson, Brice
Long, Ken Hart
9 pm Jourdan Pace
10 pm Charlie Black, Dana Hunt, Alex Call
Oct 3 Noon Cowboy Johnson
1 pm Rick Carnes, Janis Carnes
2 pm Jerry Salley, Larry Cordle
Maraaritaville & LandShark Landing
Sept 30 7 pm John Lisi
8 pm Wayne Carson, Brice Long, Ken Hart (2hr)
Oct 1 6 pm Two Treys
7 pm Jim Pasquale, Wood Newton, Paul Killough,
Dennis Gossman
8 pm Jerry Sally, Larry Cordle, Jim McBride
10 pm Gary loyd, Dan DeMay, Rhean Boyer,
Tiffany Goss
Oct 2 1 pm Steve Youngblood
2 pm Ed Beaver, Robert Wolf
3 pm Melissa Brethauer
4 pm Johnny Barbato, Jed Clampit
5 pm Rhonda Hart, Donna Slater, Liza Zanghi
6 pm Special Appearance by Lucy Buffett, Kelly
Mettling
7 pm Jim "Moose" Brown, Karen Staley, Walt Al-
dridge, Amanda Pearcy, Louis "Cowboy" Johnson
9pm Steve Dorff, Milton Brown, Bobby Tomberlin,
Candi Carpenter
Oct 3 2 pm Gary Talley, Jay Brown, John Nanni,
Karin Paparelli, Tom Roady
Quietwater Ampitheatre
Oct 2
5 pm Jourdan Pace
6 pm Steve Youngblood
7 pm Two Treys

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Texas Hold 'Em Returns To Tuesdays


For the first time ever, Cast-
aways will host the Texas Hold 'Em
4444 Fun games on Tuesday night
beginning September 28. The first
deal begins at 7 p.m. central beach
time, so don't be late.
"This is a welcoming, spacious
location with plenty of parking,"
said Rick Uzdevenes, poker pro-
moter. "Let the chips fall where
they may on Tuesday nights as we
cast off into a new chapter of poker
history on the Boardwalk."
Monday night games have
become popular for players and
their following of fans at the Sand-
shaker Lounge. September 6 had
players asking, "Who dat gonna
beat Tommy Grice?" Grice battled
a star-studded line up of hopefuls
and faced off against Hammering
Hank Misiak at the final table. After
a forty minute showdown, Tommy
claimed his fourth winner's title
with Misiak in second place.
Misiak would get his day in
the Shaker's winners circle on
September 13 when he outlasted
famous names in Beach poker like


Tex Atkinson and Mike Wood.
Grice was in the final mix, too, but
came up short.
Players hope the luck of the
Irish rubs off on them when they
take their seats at Paddy O'Leary's
on Thursday and Sunday nights in
Pensacola Beach's historic district.
Ted Gorder had all the chips on
September 2 with new mom Jenny
Doherty in second place.
Todd Lentini was the top player
on September 5. Sara Mandel was
the runner-up and Todd's mom
Debra Lentini was third. The poker
gang was helping Bob and Debra
Lentini celebrate their thirty-ninth
wedding anniversary. Congrats.
Jackie Harrison grabbed first
place ahead of a field of good
players including Mike Wood who
settled for second place on Sep-
tember 9.
From The Chip Stack
Poker players welcomed short
stack Coralyne Jenna Lewis to the
Texas Hold 'Em family. She was
born to Jenny Doherty and Trace
Lewis on June 27.


BigFoot took a break on his summer-long tour of Santa Rosa Island to relax
and read at this popular beach location. If you can be the first person to correctly
identify BigFoot's where about and email it to islandtimes@bellsouth.net then you
will win a one-of-a-kind BigFoot t-shirt. Is Island Times on his summer reading list?

L I (rhp l FOR RESULTS a
Weekly Schedule Island Times
Monday: Info
Sandshaker, 7 PM 850-324-2667
Tuesday:
Castaways, 7 PM Downtown
Thursday: Pensacola Beach
Paddy O'Leary's, 7PM
Sunday: Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun
Paddy O'Leary's, 7 PM Poker Hotline 324-z667



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The Gulf Breeze Book Club
will hold its regular monthly meet-
ing Monday, September 27 at 6:30
p.m. at the Pensacola Beach Elk's
Lodge. The Club will be discussing
Kindred by Octavia Butler.
Visitors are always welcome.
Please contact Donna Jones at
932-8620 for directions or other
information.


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SRIA Committees Wednesday,
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#1 Via de Luna. Open to the public.

Bridge The Gap Gulf Breeze and
Beach Chamber Business After
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Bamboo Willie's. Open to Chamber
members.

Pensacola Beach Optimists Officer
Installation, Friday, Sept 24. 932-
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QUEEN MARILYN Marilyn Hoggat, left, was crowned Queen of the
Shaker by former Shaker Queen Sandi Johnson, at the ShakerFest,
September 12. Marilyn earned the most votes at $1 a piece. Monies
are donated to local charities.


Bath Tub Racers paddled unwieldy vessels around the wet and wild race course in Santa Rosa Sound
behind Bamboo Willie's on Labor Day Weekend. Nita and Dennis Remesch, photo left, represented the Is-
land Times, but were denied victory by a narrow margin. They vowed to come back better hydrated for next
year's competition. (Photo Right) The Gulf Breeze Natural Gas team of Bob Gipson, left, and Matt Brown
were boarding their tub as their competition, the Pensacola Beach Woman's Clubbers Debbie Slater and
Nancy Wyse, jumped the gun and began paddling. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Chamber.


After Sundown


CRABS WE GOT 'EM
Only restaurant on Pensacola Beach offering breath taking
views of the Gulf while dining directly on the beach. Come as you
are straight off the sandy beach and enjoy our indoor/outdoor bar and
gulf side deck. Crabs has the largest selection of Crab on the beach,
was voted Best Crab by News Journal readers. She Crab Soup,
Stuffed Blue Crabs, Alaskan Snow, King or Dungeness you'll
find them all! We have many other seafood favorites on our menu
as well as a great assortment of chicken, steaks and pasta dishes.
Don't forget to try one of our signature drinks like 'The Crab Trap'
which come with a souvenir glass to keep!
Open 7 days a week. Sunday Brunch with live Steel Band.
Look for the Red Roof on Pensacola Beach. 850-932-0700 www.
crabswegotem.com
PARADISE BAR AND GRILL
A little bit of paradise at this open air, island style bar with
its own private white sand beach. Pull up a rattan stool. Cold beer.
Live Music. Exotic Libations. Friendly locals. Lunch and Dinner
everyday. Sandwiches. Salads. Fresh Catch of the Day. Renee's
Famous Shrimp Salad. Happy Hour 11-7. Live Bands. Poker on
Monday and Wednesday.
Tucked away in the parking lot of the Paradise Inn, it's directly
on Santa Rosa Sound. Boat and Bicycle parking. Open 7 days.
850-916-5087.
SIDELINE'S SPORTS BAR AND RESTAURANT
Score! Don't miss a point. See it all in high definition 11
big screens, 42 televisions. If it runs, jumps, races, it's here.
Famous for Thursday Wing Night. Burgers. Seafood and Ribs.
Kids menu for the JV players. Full bar. Indoor or outdoor seat-
ing. Video sports games.
Centrally located on Via de Luna, just east of the main
parking lot and the traffic light. Kick off at 11 a.m. seven days
a week. 934-3660.


FLOUNDER'S CHOWDER HOUSE
Celebrating 30 years of Floundering neathh the moon
and stars. Offering fresh Seafood including Tuna, Mahi and of
course Flounder! Award winning chowder, po boys, burgers
and Pensacola Beach Style baked oysters. Sample our Fresh
catch including the Shrimp Boat Platter- loaded with shrimp
cocktail, BBQ shrimp, fried shrimp, popcorn shrimp and U-
peel ems. Kids love our Pirate Ship playground located on
our beach well within view of dining parents. For late night
revelers- Flounder's is host to the world's finest beach bands.
Dance all night on Flounder's beach to the most popular bands
from across the south.
Open 7 days a week. Sunday Brunch. At the Traffic Light
on beautiful Pensacola Beach, 850-932-2003
www.flounderschowderhouse.com

visit these island restaurants,
pubs and bistros for fun
after the sun sinks into the sea



PEGLEG PETE'S
Ahoy, Matey. You've found a Pensacola Beach treasure.
Pirates welcome. Fresh Gulf seafood served in the galley or
outside on the awning covered deck. Glass front bar overlooks
LaFitte Cove. All kinds of oysters. Live lobster. Gumbo. Dinner
specials nightly. Sizeable sandwiches and burgers for Landlub-
bers. Take home a t-shirt.
Look for the Jolly Rogers flying over the west end of the
Island at 1010 Fort Pickens Road. We're here everyday at 11.
932-4139. www.peglegpetes.com


McGUIRE'S IRISH PUB
One of America's great steakhouses; proudly serving USDA
Prime Steaks, seafood and Irish specialties including Irish fisher-
man's bouillabaisse, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherd's Pie
all inside a turn of the century New York Irish Saloon themed pub.
McGuire's is celebrated for its atmosphere, boasting more than
750,000 signed dollar bills hanging from the ceilings of the pub.
Live entertainment coupled with great food and warm and friendly
service by Employees who Give a Damn! Visit our on-site brewery
and the O'TolfWine Cellar featuring the complete vertical collection
of the Chateau Mouton RothschildArtist Series. Featured on NBC's
'Today' Show, highly recommended by Fodors, Frommers and
AAA travel guides, Florida Trend Magazine Hall of Fame Member.
Open every day at 11 am, 850-433-6789 mcguiresirishpub.com

SANDSHAKER LOUNGE
The "World Famous Sandshaker"- a Pensacola Beach Tradition
since 1973. It's the Home of the Original Bushwacker and has been
selling this signature drink for over 30 years. The Shaker was the 1 st
bar on the Beach to offer this tasty frozen concoction. Live Music
Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun. Karaoke Tues & Wed. Poker & BARE Nite on
Monday. T-Shirt Nite on Thursday. Check out our new Shaker Shop
for great island wear, jewelry & gifts. Across from the Boardwalk.
Open 10 am 3 am. 850-932-2211. www.sandshaker.com

NATIVE CAFE
Open at 7:30 a.m. seven days a week. Owned and operated by
friendly natives serving locally produced seafood and delicacies.
The Fish Tacos are an experience to enjoy. The owners say their
goal is to preserve the unique flavors of the Gulf Coast. Go fresh. Go
native. Specialty desserts top off expertly prepared meals. Seating is
informal. Art gallery setting with local artists displaying whimsical
works. Serving breakfast and lunch everyday; Dinner Fri and Sat.
45 Via de Luna. Downtown Pensacola Beach. 934-4848.




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Locals know
where to find
the fish.
Expert
anglers
Barry
Meredith
and
Jay
Monzingo
show off
their recent
catches.
The top
photo is from
a trip in the
Gulf.
The bottom
photo is of
flounder
hauled in
August 31
in
Pensacola
Bay.


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Sharpen up your short game
for the eleventh annual Pensacola
Beach American Legion Post 379
Putt Putt Outing, Saturday, October
23 at Tiki Island Golf and Games.
Registration begins at 10 a.m.
and golf teams take to the course
at 11 a.m. You may sign up a four-
some or can be added to a team
during registration. Prizes will be
awarded at the conclusion of play.
"The American Legion Post
hosts this event to support our
charitable giving programs,"
said Jeff Goudey, event orga-


nizer. "Among those are Pensacola
Beach Elementary School, veter-
ans housed in local nursing homes,
children and youth programs,
Boy's State, Gulf Breeze High
School's Junior ROTC program
to name a few."
The entry fee is $10 per per-
son. Tee sponsor's signs are avail-
able for $25. Checks made payable
to American Legion Post 379 can
be mailed to P.O Box 1163, Gulf
Breeze, FL 32562.
For more information, contact
Goudey at 850-291-6957.


Jones To Fight At Civic Center


Legendary eight-time world
boxing champion Roy Jones Jr.
returns home for only the second
time in 11 years to battle Danny
"The Bronx Bomber" Santiago for
the vacant North American Boxing
Federation cruiserweight champi-


onship on Thursday, Oct. 7 at the
Pensacola Civic Center.
Tickets, priced at $128, $103,
$78, $53 and $28 and are on sale
at all Ticketmaster locations, the
Pensacola Civic Center box office
and Ticketmaster.com.


Randy Westmoreland, runner up
in the Gulf Breeze Bait and Tackle
Inshore Tourney shows off his
Speckled Trout that weighed in
at 6.02 pounds.

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September 21, 2010 Island Times PAGE 19


reading'

the water
by Saltwater Ricds

Smokin' hot weather has
caused all kinds of wonderful
things to happen along the coast.
A couple of nice Bull Dolphin
were caught just a few miles off
the beach.
Anglers Barry Meredith and
Jay Monzingo had a great trip
into the Gulf and some nice in-
shore catches. They reeled in
Flounder and Grouper while
fishing in Pensacola Bay. King
Mackerel are being landed in the
Bay and Sound as they hammer
the massive schools of Mullet
moving around the system.
Gulf Breeze Bait and Tack-
le Inshore Slam anglers fished
until the close of August trying
to hook the big Trout, Redfish
and Flounder that would secure
their names at the top of the lea-
derboard. When the lines were


Lady Anglers Seek Title At Queen of Kings Tourney


pulled from the water Dale Hall
was the winner with an aggre-
gate weight of 17.48 pounds.
Randy Westmoreland, who was
the leader for a few weeks, fin-
ished in second place with his
three-fish combined weight of
17.25 pounds.
George Shelton was third
with 16.01 pounds and Eric Gill
was fourth with 15.56; Jeff Pol-
lard rounded out the top five with
a total catch of 15.07 pounds.
Lady Angler Mary Pollard
reeled in 14.61 pounds of fish to
win the women's division. Con-
grats to all who fished and to
those who earned the top awards.
Time to get out there. I am
seeing schools of Redfish tip-
ping their tails all around the old
piers in the evening, so do your-
self a favor and Go Fishin'.


The Queen of Kings Fish-
ing Tournament, which had been
spoiled by oil, has been resched-
uled for September 24-25 at Para-
dise Bar and Grill.
Pensacola-based McGraw In-
surance Services and Nationwide
are the event sponsors. A manda-
tory captain and anglers meeting
will take place on Friday, Sept. 24
at 6:30 p.m. at Paradise. Anglers
will fish all day on Saturday, with
the weigh-in from 5 to 7 p.m. The
entry fee is $150 per boat with a
$2,000 first place prize.
The beaches have been mostly
oil free for weeks. Federal fishing
waters -- those more than 9 miles
from shore -- opened September 3
to anglers from Pensacola to Mis-
sissippi. The fish are biting and
things are starting to get back to
some sense of normalcy for those
in the area that get their recreation
from the Gulf of Mexico.
While men are allowed to be
part of the crew they may drive
the boat, bait hooks and gaff fish
- the women are the only ones


allowed to touch the rod and reel
once a fish strikes.
For more information on the


event call Zwierzchowski at 850-
516-0709 or go to www.saltwater-
events.com.


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Thursday, September 30
6 PM Gary Lloyd, Dan DeMary,
Rhean Boyer, Tiffany Goss
Friday, October 1
4 PM Melissa Brethauer
5 PM Steve Youngblood
6 PM Rhonda Hart, Donna Slater,
Elaine Petty
7 PM Jonmark Stone, Cowboy
Johnson
Saturday, October 2
1- 3 PM Open Songwriters Jam
3 PM Dennis Gossman, Paul
Killough, Bill Dossey
4 PM Katie Rogers
5 PM Rick & Janis Carnes
6 PM John Nanni, Gary Talley,
Jay Brown, Karin Paparelli,
Tom Road


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Wear your favorite pair, first
drink free & WIN $25 bar tab!

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Sat-Sun 11 AM til 6 PM
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CRAB & SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES
Fried Shrimp Great Steaks
Upstairs Beach View Dining Outdoor Gulfside Deck


Best Sunday Brunch!
Crab Cakes Benedict
Crab Omelets
Quiche
Bloody Marys
Bottomless Champagne
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