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Island Times Volume IX, Number 10 Pensacola Beach, Florida September 3, 2013 Bizarre Star Andrew Zimmern Comes To The Beach The Pensacola Beach Chamber has a recipe for success using star power and culinary talents to amp up the Sixth Annual Taste of the Beach, Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15 at Casino Beach. Andrew Zimmern, center, is a James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, food writer, teacher and is widely regarded as one of the most versatile and knowledgeable personalities in the food world. Hes the creator, host and co-executive producer of Travel Channels hit series, Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, Andrew Zimmerns Bizarre World, and his new series, Bizarre Foods America. Zimmern will be at Taste of the Beach Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The festival, which showcases Pensacola Beachs restaurants includes a dessert contest. Chef John Flaningam of Crabs, top delight young guests. Pensacola Beach resident Laken Harvey, top right, has been to Taste of the Beach every year. Look for her in the Mermaid Parade on Sunday and the Hula Hoop contest in the Childrens Area. Rev up your engines! George Smith and his brother-in-law Mike Cook, bottom right, proudly mug the camera next to Smiths entry in the Lifes A Vette on the Beach car show. The show is Saturday from 10 to 3 p.m. The Sauce Boss lays down some serious blues on the Gulfside Pavilion stage, bottom left. He sings and cooks a giant pot of gumbo. It delicious entertainment. The full list of ingredients for the two day buffet of fun is on Page 2 and in Tasty Times, a special four page festival, pull-out section. Look Inside forTasty TimesSpecial Section
PAGE 2 Island Times September 3, 2013 Published every other Tuesday SHELLEY W. JOHNSON, PUBLISHER firstname.lastname@example.org www.MyIslandTimes.comNo portion of this publication may be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. Island Times They keep everything shakin The staff and management at the Sandshaker are, front row (L to R): Brittany Hebda, Sarah Braun, Jennifer Zayszly, Ashley Rotenberry, Shaker Owner Beverly Campbell, Patti Hall, Heather Collins and Jerry Podigil. Back row (L to R): Joe Campbell, Tammy Walter, Chris Lynn, Michelle Miller, Jacob Webb, Charlie Wheeler, Lindsey Huber, Tiffany Anderson and Hannah Grant. Shaker co-owner Sonny Campbell, not in photo...he must have been inside tending bar. Island Times We have side of the ballot to vote for your favorite a festival where taste of a variety of day. Celebrities and Signature Dishes Headline at Taste of the BeachAndrew Zimmern Seadog sends the racing crabs to the starting line.Shaker Celebrates Blending Bushwackers For Forty Years
Island Times PAGE 3Forever ...Barefoot on the BeachAs a tribute to Jane Waters who passed away January 10, 2012 Island Times will continue to run some of Janes favorite columns for your enjoyment September 3, 2013 Our latitude will change your attitude Lunch Specials MonFri 11-2 Dinner Specials NightlyCATCH IT ALL! Oysters Fresh Gulf SeafoodOPEN EVERYDAY Waterfront Dining Live Music Gift Shop Kids Playground#2 Via de Luna 934-3660Sports in Hi Def40 TVs 8 Big Screens 934-3660 WINGS49Every Thursdayc Monday Cajun Nite Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Specials Tues: of Wine Wed: Specials Thurs: Specials All Sports Always On Things to know... The Islander Newspaper November 6, 1984In the last issue of The Islander we told a tale of dancers who never pay the piper. Indeed, its the pipers who pay for the dancers on Pensacola Beach. We pointed out that the citizens of Escambia County rigidly maintain that the beach belongs to them, and should be forever retained in all its pristine beauty for their pursuit of pleasure. However, no Escambians other than those residents of Pensacola Beach, fund the many public facilities and services which necessarily must be maintained for the use of day visitors. At this point in the Fall of 1984, the hottest issue on the Beach is the review and completion of the Land Use Plan. Hopefully, from the standpoint of the Leaseholders and Residents Association, this plan will cut in half the densities which are currently allowable. They have asked that development and redevelopment come to a screeching halt until a Development Code has been completed and accepted. They have maintained that the SRIA had the cart before the horse when it approved the leasing of 101 acres to Faddis and Keltner, who requested a zoning change to commercial/ multi-density residential. The plot thickened for the Island Authority when the Board of County Commissioners shot down the lease to Faddis and Keltner. The SRIA, already committed to expand and thereby, double the capacity of the sewer system found itself without The six and a half million dollars they expected to acquire up front from Faddis and Keltner, fell by the wayside on a three to two commission vote. So, its back to the pipers who pay. No one knows right now how much our utility rates will increase. No one knows if our lease fees will escalate as they come up for their an escape from this morass? Yes. The name of the escape route is tourism. Blessings upon those folks who show up here, wearing their plaid shorts, Hawaiian shirts and straw hats. Although these outof-towners are often the target lets in the pockets of those plaid shorts. The wallets are filled with cash and credit cards. They bring money to spend on Pensacola Beach. They may order one hundred dollars worth of but they pay with American dollars and they leave generous tips. You may even detect a Midwestern twang in the voice of a tourist when he charters a or a moped or a bicycle. Go ahead and laugh but not too long or too loud. WE ARE ALL DEPENDENT ON THOSE TOURIST DOLLARS WHICH FLOW TO THE COFFERS OF THE ISLAND AUTHORITY. This is a fact of Island living, frequently overlooked by the residents of Pensacola Beach. We need tourists and we should go all out to court them and keep them on our shores as long as we possibly can. Over and over again, we have heard that Pensacola Beach has little to offer in comparison to Destin, Ft. Walton, Gulf Shores and Panama City. These ing the delectable fruits nurtured by the tourist dollar. Can we, without approving endless condominiums, get in the act? Can we, without creating a circus/carnival type atmosphere, attract our share of paying guests? Yes, we can. Instead of constructing condos and more condos, even at reduced density, why not consider the construction of a mini theme park? Take those 101 acres and enhance the land with a water related, year around classic attraction. Think about entertainment of all types a boat ride on a replica of the ship DeLuna sailed over here in mimes, puppet shows. Musicians, craftsmen, artists and clowns. All in a unique setting with lagoons, walkways and fountains. The possibilities are endless. If this type of activity on this plot of land seems utterly inconceivable, take a look at go back about ten years ago, but at that point, information from Business Week shows that Disneyland in California was built on NINETY ACRES at a cost of $20 million. The park employs 1,100 people. Disneyland does not have its own hotels, etc., so it in business for the surrounding area. DisneyWorld in Orlando turned some boggy land into a theme park which employs 10,000 people and attracts ten million visitors every year. It took 3,800 workers two years to complete the huge complex which is self contained with all its own However, the amusement area is built on only 100 ACRES. According to Dudley S. Taft, a theme park developer, a mini theme park should cost 18 to 20 million dollars. He himself acquired a mini theme park in 1972 in Cedar Point, Ohio. At the half million dollars. The park had grossed eighteen and a half milThe advantages of a park on Pensacola Beach are at once apparent. First, it would provide year around employment, but for its entire lifetime. There would be minimal stress on sewer and waste water plants. Pensacola Beach could finally advertise a family attraction that would outclass anything in Northwest Florida. And the bucks rolling toward the SRIA could be dazzling
PAGE 4 Island Times September 3, 2013 ?? ????? ? ? ??? ??? ? ??? ? ?T? ???rivia??? ? PEOPLE Com e as you are Bike, boat or carPlay & Stay R ates Reservations 850-932-2319 INN Top 3 Florida Beach Bars Full Service Open Air Go where the locals go Dance in the sand Eat by the Sound FUN MUSIC FOOD 21 Via de Luna Pensacola Beach 850-916-5087 paradisebar-grill.com BARSep 5 & 6 Wayne Sharp & the Sharpshooters,6 PM Sep 7 Bryan Lee, 6 PM Sep 8 Iron Mike Norton, 6 PM Sep 10 Tommy Malone, 6 PM Sep 13 Pugsley Buzzard, 6 PM Sep 14 & 15 The Sauce Boss, 6 PM Sept 14-15Taste of the Beach vote for Renees Shrimp Salad as Best Dish ~ Casino Beach, 11-4 Sat & Sun Open Air Open Air Sauce Boss @ Paradise Sept 14-15 @ Taste of the Beach Sun at 12:30 FOOTBALL College and NFL Games Drink Specials Saints Fans Welcome Here TRIVIA... NEW Wednesday, 6-10 pm Live Video Trivia w/Boogie Inc. TEXAS HOLD EM Wednesday Nites Try a Fred Burger or Renees Famous Shrimp SaladSHES THE BOSSArea sailors are taking orders THINK PINK NO MORE SUMMER BIG MONEY SYMPATHIES ies on her heels. to the island after having arrived love that. an Island Times
PAGE 5 Island Times September 3, 2013 Island Authority Considers November Air Show
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Linda Taylor Murphy 850-748-0865 850-748-0865 850-748-0865 Womens Council of Realtors 2012 REALTOR of the Year LindaMurphyRealtor@bellsouth.net www.pensacolagulfbreezehomes.comindependently owned and operated by Grandma Dorothy Available at Apple Market and Joe Pattis.Try Grandmas favorite Broccoli Salad recipe Island Times Blogwhere shelly waters meet sandy beacheswww.myislandtimes.com 850-932-2323 Move In Specials Climate Controlled Self Storage Drive Up Access Boat Parking Moving & Packing Supplies24/7 Digital Surveillance Safe, Clean & Secure Great Rates Professional Managementsmartstopselfstorage.com15 McClure Drive Gulf Breezeformerly Storage AdvantageMy Mother was a very avid reader and I inherited my love of reading from her. So I know shes smiling down from Heaven because my grandson Jesiah Fitzgerald received a Florida Achievement Award for making the highest FCAT score in the State of Florida in reading. His little sister Quincy Rowe (mySissyGirl), who has just entered the second grade, is reading at the third grade level. Pappy and I are always so very proud of their accomplishments but these top the chart for me. Of course Im positive they have both inherited their skills from me, after all, Im 59 and reading at the 65-year-old level. The Mystic Krewe of Nereids, while attending the Mermaid Retreat, left some distinct and lasting impressions upon the citizens of Colonial Williamsburg. After 24 hours in town, the doormen at the Colonial Williamsburg Lodge stared announcing our arrivals. Ella Hess, Christine Hewerdine, Elaine Mitchell, Becky Shearman, Courtney Winstead, Marilyn LeNormand ginia around midnight. Our hired shuttle driver was only too happy to make a food stop for us cause yall know they only serve 10 pretzels and 15 peanuts a very long time, I was pleaspassengers were very friendly Atlanta I was seated next to a polite young man from Southern California. He had been in Pensacola to celebrate his grandmothers 87th birthday. Before leaving, he purchased a lottery ticket and left it in her care in case they won. Im keeping my Our hostess for the Mermaid Retreat, Rebecca Suerdieck met us on Tuesday morning at a local fabric store. She had arranged for several seamstresses to take our measurements and sew our new Mermaid Tails. After being measured, we were free to shop tings were required. Rebecca is known as the Jamestown Mermaid, which is where our photographs were taken on a lovely sandy shore with some very large rocks. Being a Mermaid is just one of her many jobs but she still managed to treat us like royalty and cater to our every whim. Upon check-in at the Lodge, we were presented with very nice gift bags containing an assortment of sure coulda used that on the airplane!) She also served us lunch every day and her sweet husband, Mike aka Mikey Mon not only helped carry and fetch, but joined us as much as possible. On Tuesday evening, Mermaid Rebecca had arranged for a private Ghost Tour of Colonial Williamsburg. One of the ghosts who died at a young age fell in love with Christine and followed us back to the Lodge where he made his presence known with some very distinct messages. Then there was our favorite shuttle driver who was instantly struck by Marilyns beauty and charisma. Of course, we called him every time we needed a driver (which was nearly every day). Luckily they have shuttles that can easily hold a group of our size since most of Colonial Williamsburg was operating on very short hours. We had dinner at a Tavern called Josiahs Chowning after the ghost tour. But when we headed to dinner at another Tavern, we found it was only open from 5 until 8 p.m. I think we may have been at the end of their tourist season. Can you imagine our beach dining establishments operating only 3 hours per day? We all spotted Josiahs Chowning Tavern because of its similarity to my grandsons name. It was a great dinner even though it served uncolonial food it did have lots of colonial entertainment. We even learned theres a Language of the Fan. I only have one language of the fan and it is, Im extremely hot so get outta my way. It turns out that Mermaid Rebeccas brother lives in Milton. It really is a small world, huh? We expect to see her on our sandy shores when she comes to visit him. Well be strolling along the beach in our mermaid tails which we can hardly wait to show off! Its been an extraordinary summer for me and theres still more to come. Well soon be road-tripping to Marilyn LeNormands for the Krewes private Splash Party. Next will be the Taste of the Beach with Andrew Zimmern and a Mermaid Parade. In October, Bill and I have second row seats at the IP in Biloxi to see Kris Kristofferson. By then it will be time for the Krewe of Wrecks Halloween Party and when will it stop? I hope it never does. Im still dreaming of Mermaids and Pirates roaming our island.. To celebrate the Taste of the Beach, its only appropriate to share a recipe from one of our favorite locals. Although the menu, it comes from Renee Mack at Paradise Bar and Grill. Cmon, nobody gives away their trade secrets. Still, its a keeper so lets cook.. Grilled Honey Shrimp1 lb. jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined Cup honey Cup soy sauce Wasabi to taste 1 tsp. sesame seed oil Combine equal amounts of honey and soy sauce using more if needed to cover shrimp. Add Wasabi to taste and marinate shrimp for a minimum of 35 45 minutes. Remove shrimp, discard marinade and place shrimp on hot grill. Brush with sesame seed oil and cook until shrimp turns pink. Enjoy, share and thank a See ya in the kitchen..
Island Times PAGE 7 September 3, 2013 Jennifer Byrom, P.A. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Toll Free: 877-889-8822 5177 Elmira Street Milton Facing the Courthouse916-9000 Sunday Services Worship by the Water, 9 AM Flounders Beach www.gbumc.org Our Lady Catholic Church, 9:45 AM Avenida 18 /Via De Luna www.stanngulfbreeze.org Pensacola Beach Church, 10 AM Avenida 18 /Via de Luna thebeachchurch.com Central Waterside Church, 9 AM Bimini Beach Bar HATS Hiking & Backpacking Snow Ski Apparel Rock Climbing Gear, Ropes & Shoes Indoor Rock Climbing Wallwww.weatherfords.net HATS Mens and Womens Casual & Outdoor Clothing By Cross in the Sand A When we look around we see decisions we are asked to make regardless if it concerns us or not. There is always something on one of our media sources; television, radio, computer, tablet or smart phone, that invites to make judgments on things we have little knowledge about and no control over. We are not only confronted with those things, but also with the tasks of our everyday lives. The decisions we make can, and many times will, affect the rest of our lives. I have found that some choices are easy to make; Some will lead us to success, while others will bring us faceto-face with failure. A number of years ago I recall when I was living in Canada, there was an older man I visited often. He recounted the opening of the local paper manufacturer, which would produce all the newsprint paper for Boston. He had a choice to stay at his job or go to work for this new big business. He decided to stay where he was since they both paid the same, while most of his co-workers went to the new jobs. By the time I arrived in Canada, all the people of his age had retired. He told me that his retirement was about onethird of those who chose to go to the other company. This weighed on his mind and he talked about it continually. It was a couple of years after I moved back to the U.S. that I received word that he had taken his own life. He could never recover from making what he felt was the worst financial decision of his life. His wife said he could never forgive himself for what he thought was such a bad decision that affected his life and his familys. In our world of choices and decisions it may be good to ask the right questions. Here are a few to help us along the way; right or am I looking for whats divinity or am I choosing from my The choices are ours, may God lead us as we make them. Pensacola Beach Elementary School Board of Directors kicked off a new school year by voting in three new board members. Beach residents Kristin Amberson, Wendy Kaufman and Lois Hausman will join President Todd McCurdy, Mark Thompson and Jeff May on the governing board of the Beach's charter school. They replace Julie Cardon, who retired from the board; and Shelby Smith and Jennifer Neal, who are Beach School staff members. The rules have changed and staff no longer can serve on the board. Principal Jeff Castleberry reported that the opening days of school went smoothly. The current enrollment is 135 students. Grades third, fourth and The kindergarten class is at maximum capacity, so the Board approved Castleberry's request to hire Becca Rivera as a full time co-teacher. Castleberry announced that teachers would share bonuses which are being funded by the State of Florida. The board approved a formula for distribution to each teacher based on her full time or part time status. The Beach School, which is a charter school, does not receive funds from Escambia County and is funded through the state and by private donations. Based on the current enrollment, the Board set a fundraising goal of $65,000 to balance their annual budget. We will really have to reach out to the community with our Partners-in-Education campaign to meet this goal, said Todd McCurdy, board president. The Partners-in-Education letters have been sent to each parent and previous donors. information online at www. pbes.org. Other announcements included: The Parent Teacher Association is being led by Debra Burchalter. Open House will be hosted in September, date to be announced. The Celebration 4444 Education Poker Tournament which Department is set for Saturday, October 19 at 1 p.m. at The Dock. All parents are encouraged to attend. Pensacola Beach Fire Station 13 has been ensuring that drivers notice the school zone each afternoon. The staff appreciates this and hopes it continues through the year. McCurdy has received preliminary estimates on new building construction. Additional bids will be available by the next meeting. The Board will meet Monday, September 23 at 6 p.m. at the Beach School. The meetings are open to the public. School Leadership Changes
PAGE 8 Island Times September 3, 2013 The School Bell Rings Gulf Coasts Leader in Bar & Club EntertainmentLive Video Trivia ChallengeNEW on Pensacola BeachJoin the Fun! Call Today! Paradise Bar Wednesdays Trivia is Hot! friends! NEW SANDPIPERS Fifth grade teacher Tara Turk By Azzi Parries Welcome By John Turk By McKaylie Uhl Fifth By Alana Depascalis A PIECE OF PIE Sound the alarm! The Pensacola Beach Optimist Clubs Chili Cook
PAGE 9 Island Times September 3, 2013 2721 Gulf Breeze Parkway 850-934-1000 www.lawbordelon.com Serving Gulf Breeze and the Beaches since 1987 John S. BordelonMaster of Laws Eddie Woerner, top, demonstrated his Freedom Rider deer stand prototype August 16 near The Dock on Pensacola Beach. Retired USMC Lt. Col. Dave Glassman, right, served as the team leader and organizer of the Pensacola Beach AHERO events for wounded warriors. The tracked equipment can be retrofitted to suit any physical needs allowing access to harsh or sandy terrain. Each attendee made a test ride in the Freedom Rider. Receiving instructions from Glassman are (L to R): Jake Healey, Kyle Hussin and Murphy Hueston. AHERO events included fishing, dinners, marine and reef diving presentations. The barn door is open and the Krewe of Bananimals is welcoming all new, prospective and returning members to a Shrimp Boil and Membership Drive, Sunday, September 8 at Sabine Sandbar. Board Treasurer Mary Jo Tibbits expects the party and meeting to get started about 3 p.m. The volunteers at the registration table will be accepting payment for dinner and annual dues renewals. New members can fill out applications. The annual dues remain $50, said Tibbits. The Shrimp Boil tickets are just $10 each. The Beach famous krewe hosts this as an annual event to welcome new members and get reacquainted after a two month summer vacation. Everyone is welcome, Tibbits added. No dress code, after all, its the Krewe of Bananimals. The Krewe meets the first Sunday of each month at Sabine Sandbar at 3 p.m. and more frequently during Mardi Gras season. In addition to the parties, the krewe enters its float in the Beach parades and hosts a masquerade ball. The krewe supports an annual charitable giving campaign. The Bananimals officers are President Carlette Howell, Vice President Dianne Kildow, Secretary Stacie Wright and Treasurer Mary Jo Tibbits. Bananimals Roar Onto Party Scene
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Special Section ~ Island Times September 3, 2013 Tasty Times 11 Saturday, Sept. 14 11 a.m. Greg McCarthy The Grand Marlin Noon Dan Dunn, H20 Sunday Sept 15 Noon John Flaningam, Crab s 1 p.m. John Smith, Hemingway s 2 p.m. Dennis Moore, Flounder s Entertainment & EventsSaturday, Sept 14 1 1 4 p.m. Boogie Inc 10 3 p.m. Corvette Show 1:45 2 p.m. Andrew Zimmern Question/Answer Session 2 3 p.m. Andrew Zimmern Meet & Greet 3 4 p.m. How Sweet IT Is Dessert Contest Sunday, Sept 15 11 4 p.m. Boogie Inc 1 1 12:15 Dancingly Yours 12:30 2 p.m. Sauce Boss 2 2:30 p.m Crab Racing 2:30 4 p.m. The Gills Childrens AreaSaturday, Sept 14 1112 Cotton Candy & Snow Cones, Bean Bag Toss 2 2:30 Hula Hoop Contest 2-3 Cotton Candy & Snow Cones, Treasure Hunt 2-4 Face painting, tattoos, Bean Bag Toss Sunday, Sept 15 1112 Cotton Candy & Snow Cones, Bean Bag Toss 2 2:30 Hula Hoop Contest 2-3 Cotton Candy & Snow Cones, Treasure Hunt 2-4 Face painting, tattoos, Bean Bag Toss The History: Island Times readers responded overwhelmingly to a survey question about having a seafood festival to return to Pensacola Beach. In 2008, the Beach Chamber Board of DirecBeach to showcase Island chefs. ing a quality, affordable festival this day, all menu items are $5 or less, and there is no entry fee to attend the festival. Be Kind To The Beach: Pensacola Beach Advocates had could be free of plastic water bottles, so they started the tradiyears colorful, insulated reusable tumblers are sponsored by Levin Rinke Resort Realty, Sandshaker, Pensacola Historic Village, Emerald Coast Rentals, Bamboo Willies, Pensacola Parade People, PensacolaBeachMardiGras.com, Grand Marlin and Resort Quest by Wyndham. Gulf Breeze High School swimmers are the volunteer sales staff. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the team. Recycling receptacles are located throughout the festival site for soft drink cans. A Free Ride: Go Retro shuttles will run on Saturday only, 10 a.m. 5 p.m. from the Beach Church parking lot to the Casino Beach. Originally set up for festival volunteers, the Chamber is offering the free ride to everyone. Surf Lessons: Kowabunga! A different kind of sampling of Chamber Cooks Up Recipe for Festival Success Pavilion and Casino Beach with irresistible aromas Saturday and Sunday, September 14 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sip and savor your way through some of the delicious details contained in this four page guide. the wonderful things on Pensacola Beach. Innerlight Surf Shop is offering free surf lessons for kids who are strong swimmers. Show up with your suit and a big dose of courage at 9 a.m. on the west side of the Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier. Boogie, Beach. In addition to playing your favorite songs, Boogie will simulcast all the festivals performance stage entertainment onto large, under the dining tent. Have a request? Boogie is located at the center of the action, near the stage, at the Gulfside Pavilion. Lifes A Vette on Pensacola Beach Corvette Show is hosted by the Miracle Strip Corvette Club to wow you. No charge to stroll through the rows of American sportscars. Bizarre Star: Youve seen you can meet him in person. Celebrity Chef Andrew Zimmern Hell cook, talk, answer questions and you can get his autograph. Special mini commemorative posters will be available at the Dessert Contest: Island Times will be at the Gulfside Pavilion, 3 p.m. Saturday. Judges include Celebrity Chef Andrew Zimmern, and Island Times Food Columnist and former Beach restauranteur Kathi Lewis. Finalists are Dennis Moore of Flounders, John Flaningam of Crabs, Josh OLeary of Shaggys, Lee Kafeety of Cactus Flower, Lisa Burgess of Wild Roots and Steve Lillo of Lillos Dancingly Yours a local dance troupe comprised of schoolaged performers, will delight you. Small dancers with big talent. stage at 11 a.m. on Sunday with their well-choreographed song and dance numbers. High energy and full of surprises, they are under the direction of Pensacola Beach resident Monette Hodges. Mermaid Parade: Open to mystical mermaids, salty seagoing mermen, Neptune lookalikes or anyone else who wants to join the procession. Get your costume ready. Mermaid memenSpecial appearance by former DisneyWorld cast member Kriss Bahroun. Likeable Licks: Boss stirs up his own kind of musical gumbo while cooking the soup made famous in South from Nashville, who will rock the Sunday concert stage. Crab Racing: Professional Hermit Crab-wrangler Seadog has just returned from the secret South Florida training camp with a new stable of scampering crustaceans. Its possibly the craziest thing you have ever seen. Its worth being part of the crowd. You get to name a racing crab, if at the Gulfside Pavilion. Good fun for kids of all ages. Best Dish: You get to vote for your favorite dish. Harder than you think after you taste a few. Competition is heated. Beach chefs want to win. Ballots are on side two of the festival map. Available at the Chambers Win A Weekend: ber is selling chances to win a fabulous Beach Weekend complete with lodging and other surprises. have to be present to win. Childrens Area: Chamber loves kids! Stop by the Kids Area for sweet stuff and fun games. Check out the schedule for free snow cones and cotton candy, or the cookie decorating session. Can you create a delicious decorated sugar cookie? event is for ages 16 and younger, and you could win an overnight stay on a Pensacola Beach. Ahoy, Little Land Lubbers. Our Beach is full of fanciful characters including friendly pirates. Make your own pirate hat and have your photo taken with a Pensacola Beach Pirate. Go ahead, get a tattoo! An Extra Helping : More information is available by calling 850-932-1500 or emailing penbeach@visitpensacolabeach. tains videos, news clips and a countdown clock. Check it out
12 Special Section ~ Island Times SEPTEMBER 2013 21 17 16 15 14 10 11 13 8 9 20 19 18 12 22 23 starts here Chamber Hospitality Tent Dining Tent 1. Crabs She Crab Soup 2. Flounders Seafood Nachos 3. Dog House Deli Cajun Persuasion 4. Bamboo Willies Island Blow Pop 5. Cactus Flower Mazatlan Cerviche 6. The Wine Bar Chicken Salad 7. Shaggy's Fish Tacos 8. Surf Burger Sliders 9. Hemingway's Fish Tacos 10. Sandshaker Complimentary Bushwackers 11. Beach Pops Organic Pops 12. Wild Roots Socca 13. Hilton H20 Kailbi Ribs 14. Hooter's Chicken Wings 15. Paradise Bar & Grill Mini Cubans 16. Lillo's Sausage Grinders 17. The Dock Corn and Crab Bisque 18. Frank & Lola's Crab & Shrimp Mac n Cheese 19. The Grand Marlin Ten Spice Shrimp 20. Riptides Yucatan Lettuce Wraps 21. Red Fish, Blue Fish Carne Tacos 22. PegLeg Petes Coconut Shrimp 23. Sidelines Fried Grouper NuggetsRestaurantsVisit the Taste of the Beach restaurants serving their signature dishes. Thirsty? Ice cold water sold in Taste of the Beach Souvenir Water Tumblers or colorful stadium cups. Available at the water tent and the southside water kiosks. ~ Soft drinks are available in multiple locations throughout the festival site. ~ The Taste of the Beach bars will be open in two locations to serve beer, wine and mixed drinks. 13 Seating Enjoy your meal under the Taste of the Beach dining tent. The open-air tent has banquet tables and chairs providing a shaded, Gulf front eating experience. Andrew Zimmerns appearance will be simulcast onto the big screen televisions located under the tent. Additional seating is available infront of the Pavilion. Guests are welcome to bring beach chairs to set up on the sandy beach. Young Guests Taste of the Beach is a family friendly event. Childrens Area is located on the west festival border and has its very own schedule. There is no charge to participate in the Childrens Area activities, contests and games. Need Assistance? Taste of the Beach volunteers can be The Chamber Hospitality Tent is located at the festival entrance. Staff is ready to answer your questions. Escambia County deputies will be on site. Dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. NecessitiesPublic restrooms are located just west of the festival site Need extra cash? ATMs are located at Crabs and The Dock just steps from the festival site.Taste of the Beach presented by the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce Celebrating 40 years!Friday Sunday, September 13-15 Keep the party going...come see us after Taste of the Beach
14 Special Section ~ Island Times September 3, 2013 www.TasteofPensacolaBeach.com (850) 932-1500 Join the Mermaid Parade Sunday 12:15pm 12:45pm Sunday 12:15pm 12:45pm A Showcase of Island Chefs Signature Dishes Kids Activities!The Gills Sauce Boss Live Music Sunday! Sauce Boss 12:30pm 2pm The Gills 2:30pm 4pmfeaturing ANDREW ZIMMERN Saturday from 1pm 4pm sip. savor. surf A Free Family Event SEPTEMBER 14-15 / PENSACOLA BEACH 11am-4pmFor a full schedule of events, visit www.TasteofPensacolaBeach.com The Gills Sauce Sauce Boss Live Music Sunday! Live Music Sunday!
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Island Times September 3, 2013 PAGE 16 850-473-1008 4300 Bayou Blvd DrTraceyPinkston.com Integrating traditional health management with natural and alternative approaches Dr. Tracey Pinkston FREE DELIVERY TO THE BEACH GULF BREEZE & PENSACOLA Gift Sets LipstickSusan Haselton-KelleyMary Kay Independent Beauty ConsultantHeres to a more beautiful you!Free Gift with orders over $40Easy ordering online or by phone850-934-3865 MaryKay.com/shaselton Eye Shadow Fragrances Skin Care Sunscreen LIVING BRINGS IT IN. WE TAKE IT OUT.Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner V-8 Powered Steam Clean Process Dont forget Blue Sky Gift Shoppe3479 Gulf Breeze Pkwy 850-932-7100 Tiger Plaza Next to Sonic S unrise and S unset PREPAREDNESS BRACE Kids Save Lives TooA Day of Fun For the Whole Family Saturday September 14th 10am 2pm Learn how to prepare for disasters N a t io n al Day of Se r v ice and Remembrance Honor our heroesFor more information: 850.444.7036Booker T. Washington High School FREE admission Win prizes Fun activites for the whole family Donate canned food for the needy Give blood at the BloodMobile Jambo (Hello) Everybody! Success is relative. It is how we can turn around the mess we have made of things. T. S. Eliot is a wise man. Sometimes we are singing along and this choice just does not work out. When we reflect about those singing times we are very glad because maybe it was time to start dancing. We all have an artists perspective hidden deep within. Throughout the ages, the beauty of the human form has inspired creative individuals. The very soul of that beauty is illuminated through the eyes of the face. The delicate bone structure and individual natural features stand out in people of all cultures. Distinct features of the human face distinguish each of us as unique creatures. The human face is brilliant. It is soft, smooth, and has its own texture and tone. This makes our face extraordinary and so incredibly unforgettable. Artists are immersed in the creative process and like any work of art the natural order of life is the aging process. Our aging influences the texture, tone, and appearance of skin. We have talked in past editions about repeated exposure to damaging sunlight. We also need to acknowledge the damaging effects that chemicals introduce into our bodies and skin. Did you know that whatever is absorbed through the skin bypasses the liver and is absorbed directly into the blood stream? So all those toxic and harmful chemicals in the products we use and put on our skin do not get broken down. Be careful of the specific beauty products you put on your skin. Eventually the skin starts to thin, age spots appear, and uneven skin tone, with wrinkle formation resulting. Daily changes in diet, choices of products and increased consumption of water are our weapons against this damage. In the next issue I will give you an organic moisturizer formula. Remember, some people are like teabags...they dont know their own strength until they get in hot water. So start dancing if your singing career does not blossom. Quaharini (until we meet again) Safarisu Unlimited Horizons presents Sacred Health A Path To Freedom & Joy with Sue Sides, Sunday, September 8, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Gulf Breeze Community Center, 800 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze. The entry fee is $7 at the door. This presentation will explain, in simple terms, the holistic approach to wellness, and will give the listener an expanded awareness of the body and how it communicates, as well as provide the tools, resources, and opportunities necessary to create better health in this now moment. For more details, www. unlimited-horizons.org or call 850-610-0919. Unlimited Horizons Offers Holistic Health Wellness Program Gulf Breezes Nelson O. Ottenhausen has received an offer from Buoy 22 Films of Ferndale, Michigan to produce his novel, Jugs & Bottles into a feature film. At this time Buoy 22 Films and Patriot Media, Incorporated of Niceville, Florida are working on the screenplay and are aiming to start preproduction in 2014. Patrick Moug, director/ screen writer of Buoy 22 Films, said, When I read Jugs & Bottles, I was immediately transported into a world where Old Yeller, Sleepless In Seattle and The Godfather all rolled into one. Jugs & Bottles is a heart-warming story of Bottles, a golden retriever who protects and saves his hearing impaired owner from bungling criminals and is a perfect combination of the comedic style of movies which appeals to all family membersparents and young adults alike. Along with Jugs & Bottles, Nelson has five other novels published. His books can be purchased at his web site booksbynelson.com or on patriotmediainc.com, and amazon.com. Those wishing to purchase autographed copies of his books can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org with their requests.Local Authors Work Subject of Feature FilmJugs & Bottles Goes To The Movies
Island Times PAGE 17 September 3, 2013 THE ISLANDER LOUNGE AND PACKAGE A bit of history. The oldest lounge on Pensacola Beach located in the Via de Luna Shopping Center, about one mile east daily. Dance on the pole. drink Cypress Room and Sundeck. Live music. Just steps away from The Break., our sister establishment. Open everyday for fun. 850-932-9011. SHAGGYS WATERFRONT BAR & GRILL Fresh seafood served overlooking Little Sabine Bay. through the open air dining room and side bar. Laid back, funky, family friendly. Arrive by boat or car, bike or on foot. Open everyday at 11 a.m. in the big red building on Pensacola Beach Boulevard. 850-934-4852. www.shaggys.biz PADDY OLEARYS IRISH PUB May the luck of the Irish be with you as you enter the Beachs authentic Irish Pub. Happy bartenders serving Happy Hour priced drinks Monday thru Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Have you tried a Car Bomb? Electronic Darts. Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun. Live music. All kinds of shenanigans. Located in the historic district of Pensacola Beach, 49 Via de Luna. Call 850-916-9808. www. PaddyOLearysIrishPub.com. FLOUNDERS CHOWDER HOUSE Celebrating 30 years of Floundering neath 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 Platterloaded with shrimp cocktail, BBQ shrimp, fried shrimp, popcorn shrimp on our beach well within view of dining parents. For late night Dance all night on Flounders beach to the most popular bands from across the south. beautiful Pensacola Beach, 850-932-2003 CRABS ON THE BEACH 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, menu as well as a great assortment of chicken, steaks and pasta dishes. Dont 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. 850-932-0700 www.crabswegotem.com MCGUIRES IRISH PUB mans bouillabaisse, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherds Pie all inside a turn of the century New York Irish Saloon themed pub. McGuires 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! complete vertical collection of the Chateau Mouton Rothschild Artist Series. Featured on NBCs Today Show, highly recommended by Fodors, Frommers and AAA travel guides, Florida Trend Magazine Hall of Fame Member. Open every day at 11, 850-433-6789, mcguiresirishpub.com After Sundown...................................................................................................... SIDELINES SPORTS BAR AND RESTAURANT big screens, 42 televisions. If it runs, jumps, races, its here. JV players. Full bar. Indoor or outdoor seating. Video sports games. Centrally located on Via de off at 11 a.m. seven days a week. 934-3660. SANDSHAKER LOUNGE Tradition since 1973. Home of the Original Bushwacker. Been selling this signature drink for over 30 years. First bar on the Beach to offer this tasty frozen concoction. Monday half price BARE 10 a.m. til close; TX HoldEm at 7 p.m., $2 Tuesday dies Nite, Thursday half price T-Shirt Nite. Live Entertainment Across from the Boardwalk. Open 10 am 3 am. 850-932-2211. www.sandshaker.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. Renees Famous Shrimp Salad. Happy Hour 11-7. Live Bands. Poker on Tucked away in the parking lot of the Paradise Inn, its directly on Santa Rosa Sound. Boat and Bicycle parking. Open 7 days. 850-916-5087. PEGLEG PETES Ahoy, Matey. Youve 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 Landlubbers. Take home a t-shirt. Look for the Jolly Rogers BAMBOO WILLIES BEACHSIDE BAR A beach experience under the giant thatched roof. Open air bar serving your favorites. Specialty Fat Tuesday frozen drinks like the Octane 190. Live music on stage. Bikini contests. Crawday afternoons. terfront on Santa Rosa Sound. Located at the Boardwalk. 850-916-9888. www.bamboowillies.com 2012 Visit us on the web at: www.mcguiresirishpub.com E-mail: email@example.com ONE OF AMERICAS GREAT STEAKHOUSES 11 Time Golden Spoon Award WinnerFlorida Trend Magazine Hall of FameBeef Backers Award Best Steaks in FloridaFlorida Monthly Magazine Best Pub in FloridaFeatured on NBCs Today Show and on The Food NetworkHighly Recommended by Fodors, Frommers, Mobil & AAA Travel Guides A TURN OF THE CENTURYNEW YORK IRISH SALOON PENSACOLA'S OWN SINCE 1977 A TURN OF THE CENTURY NEW YORK IRISH SALOON ONE OF AMERICAS GREAT STEAKHOUSESTM 11 Time Golden Spoon Award WinnerFlorida Trend Magazine Hall of FameBeef Backers Award Best Steaks in FloridaFlorida Monthly Magazine Best Pub in FloridaFeatured on NBCs Today Show and on The Food NetworkHighly Recommended by Fodors, Frommers, Mobil & AAA Travel Guides 2011Visit us on the web at: www.mcguiresirishpub.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 41524-25_DinrCoverPensacola31412.indd 1 3/19/12 11:56:27 AM www.myislandtimes.com .....................................................................................
PAGE 18 Island Times September 3, 2013 CLASSIFIED ADS are $5 for 20 words. Additional words are 10 cents each. Send ad with check made payable to Shelley Ink, P.O. Box 844, Gulf Breeze, FL 32562. Real Estate For SaleCLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGPensacola Beach Vacations Rentals. Call for the BEST RATES on Beachfront condos and beach homes. Toll Free 800-242-3224. Visit online gulfbluevacations. com New Construction 3/3 Navarre. Soundfront community. $1350/ mo. Two story. 1610SF. Beautiful details. Dennis Remesch, Re/ Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607. Ready to buy or sell? Trust your next real estate transaction to a professional. Call a Realtor who advertises in Island Times. Real Estate For Rent CalendarSEPT 3: Bands on the Beach. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9. Free. Emma Grant, www.visitpensacolabeach.com 7: Friends of Freddie Poker and Music Jam. 1 p.m. The Dock. Fundraiser. Open to everyone. 7: Krewe of Silver Slipper, Luau, Landshark Landing. 8: Saints vs. Atlanta, Noon. 8: Krewe of Bananimals Shrimp Boil and Membership Drive. Sabine Sandbar. 3. 10:Bands on the Beach. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9. Free. Crosstown, www.visitpensacolabeach.com 11: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open to the Public. www.sria-fla.com 13: Shakerfest.Sandshaker Lounge. www.sandshaker.com Sept 13-15 14: Taste of the Beach. Casino Beach. Also 9/15. tasteofpensacolabeach.com 14: Lifes A Beach Corvette Show. Casino Beach. 17: Bands on the Beach. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9. Free. The Astronauts. www. visitpensacolabeach.com 21: Coastal Clean Up, 8 a.m. Langdon Beach, Ft. Pickens 21: King of the Beach Weightlifting. Bamboo Willies. 21: Paddle for a Cure. Fitness on Board. 21: Cornhole Qualifying Rounds. 1 p.m Bamboo Willies. 24: Bands on the Beach. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9. Free. Kyle Parker Band. www. visitpensacolabeach.com 25: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, Pets101 Cypress Pt. E, Pensacola, $359,000. MLS #448250. This lovely three story contemporary overlooking Escambia Bay comes with deeded access to shared dock with private covered boat slip/lift. Call Today. Call Linda Murphy, Keller Williams Realty 850-748-0865 Canal front lot Gulf Breeze. .12 acre. $73,900. Check out my website for additional residential lot listings. www.denrem.com Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607. WATERFRONT. Gulf Breeze. Lot in Santa Rosa Shores. $79,000. Great value for waterfront property on the south side of Gulf Breeze. Jeremy Johnson, Levin & Rinke Resort Realty. 850-377-3145 $189,500. 1/2 Condo at La Bahia on Pensacola Beach. Easy Gulf and Sound access. Pool. Great rental history. Low condo fees. Low density development. Condo is furnished and move in ready. Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607.Its time for a new friends! Adoptable dogs and kittens at Humane Society of Pensacola, 850-432-4250. Clean up the ones you have. Doggie Bathe In, September 21, 9 -2. Also on October 19. Bring your own towel. Prices start at $7. If you dont have room in your heart and your home for a pet, please make a donation to support the good work at www.humanesocietyofpensacola.org Pensacola Beach Dog Parks. Open Daily, 7 to 10 a.m. Leashed, friendly dogs. Parking Lot E located near park east and Parking Lot B near park west on Fort Pickens Road. Hours subject to be extended to 7 a.m. to sunset next year. Stay tuned to Island Times for updates. NAME:_________________________________ ADDRESS: _____________________________ CITY: __________________________________ STATE: ____________ ZIP: ___________ For 26 editions delivered directly to your mailbox Send $32 to Shelley Ink PO Box 844, Gulf Breeze, FL 32562-0844 reading Island Times... is like having front row seats on Pensacola Beach Island Times Blog myislandtimes.com where shelly waters meet sandy beaches Real Estate For Sale5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open to the Public. www.sria-fla.com 28: Bras Across the Bridge. 28: Brawl on the Beach. Crossfit Contest. Casino Beach. End 9/29. OCTOBER 1: Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival begins. Thru Oct. 6 1: Bands on the Beach. Casino, 7-9 pm. Southern Soul. www.visitpensacolabeach.com 5: Santa Rosa Island Triathlon. www. sritri.com 8: Bands on the Beach. Casino, 7-9 pm. Westside Players, www.visitpensacolabeach.com 9: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open to the Public. www.sria-fla.com 11: Free Star Gaze. Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk 12: Free Star Gaze. Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. 13: Art and Wine Festival, 11-4 p.m. Boardwalk. www.pensacolabeachchamber.com 15: Bands on the Beach. Casino, 7-9 pm. Holly Shelton. www.visitpensacolabeach.com 19: Celebration 4444 Education Texas Hold Em Tourney. The Dock. Proceeds to Beach School Music Department. 1 PM 22: Bands on the Beach. Casino, 7-9 pm. Loaded Goat. 23: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open to the Public. www.sria-fla.com 28: Krewe of Wrecks 6 p.m .Sabine 5636 East Bay Blvd. Waterfront 3/2.5. $489,000 MLS #448374 Watch the sunset on the dock of this East Bay waterfront home complete with a covered boat house and sitting area. Call Today. Call Linda Murphy, Keller Williams Realty 850-748-0865
Island Times PAGE 19 September 3, 2013 Seeing Stars... your horoscope for next weekMadame Astra Monday: Sandshaker, 7 PM Thursday: Paddy OLearys, 7 PM Sunday: Paddy OLearys, 7 PM ARIES (March 21 to April 19) With your Arian charm quotient at an almost all-time high this week, plus all the facts to back you up, you just might win over the last doubters to your proposal. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You might be in line for that job change you applied for. But be advised that you could be called against supporters of other applicants. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Creating a new approach to an old idea is one way to get beyond that workplace impasse. No such problems in your personal life, where things continue to flow smoothly. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Be more forthcoming about your feelings concerning a proposed change either in your workplace or in your personal life. Your opinions are valuable. Don't keep them hidden. LEO (July 23 to August 22) A changing situation in your life needs more patience than you appear to be willing to offer. Allowing it to develop at its own pace is the wisest course you can take at this time. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) With more stability in your life -on both personal and professional levels -this could be a good time to strengthen relationships with both friends and colleagues. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) People have always relied on your integrity not only to get the job done, but to get it done right. So don't be pressured by anyone into cutting corners to save time. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) While others might get rattled over unexpected changes, your ability to adapt calmly and competently helps you make a positive impression during a crucial period. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) A changing environment might be daunting for some, but the adventurous Sagittarian takes it all in stride. A friend from the past could awaken some meaningful memories. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) With your self-assurance rising to full strength, the about opening up to new ventures as well as new relationships. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Reaching out to someone who has been unkind to you might not be easy. But in the long run it will prove to have been the right thing to do. A friend offers moral support. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Your keen insight once again helps you work through a seemingly insoluble problem in your workplace. The weekend offers a good chance to develop new relationships. BORN THIS WEEK: You that others would overlook. You entist. Studio98 939-8800 Mon 9 to 5 Tu & Th 9 to 9 W & F 9 to 6 Sat 10 to 5 we offer Bare Escentuals FULL SERVICE HAIR SALONCall for easy directions from the beach studio98hairdesigns.com Pensacola Beach and Gulf Breeze have combined efforts to gust 14 in Gulf Breeze to set the date for the 2014 event at Gulf Breeze High School football Stadium. Working toward the April 24 Relay for Life are Steering Committee members (back row, L to R): Kim Lyster, Terry Preston, Joy Shulz, Kristen Brinkley, April Stewart, Sonya Dobbs, Marc Huff, Shannon Westmoreland, Nicole Pepoon, Carleen Wheeler, Jo Ann Rose and Ashley Marg. Front row, (L to R) are: Lynas Lajter, Ashley Alverson, Brenda Hamamura, Mary Ann Claus. Louis Armstrong famously said, Hot can be cool, and cool can be hot, and each can be both. But hot or cool, man, jazz is jazz. Whether its hot or cool, jazz is alive and well in Escambia County, and it has a new showcase at the West Florida Public Library. The Library, in partnership with the Jazz Society of Pensacola and the Friends of the West Florida Public Library, will host a reception on September 11, to celebrate the grand opening of the Jazz Room at the new Main Library at 239 North Spring Street. The reception will begin at 3 p.m. For more information about the West Florida Public Library and the resources and programs it offers, go to MyWFPL.com.Jazz Room Opens At Public Library
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Island Times PAGE 21 September 3, 2013 By Charles Gheen USAT Never Hurts To Tri Santa Rosa Island Tri Saturday, October 5 Casino Beach www.sritri.org Happy Hour 916-9808 Happy Hour Happy Hour Football Time!College & NFL Games $5$2 Beer during football games Whatever You Do, Keep Training!It was totally black in my Miramar Beach hotel room as I bolted up into semi-consciousness. I clicked the light on my wristwatch and it read 4:37 a.m. my alarm would not go off for gotten to sleep at about 11:30 the hours of rest. That was par for the course for my preparation for the 2013 Sandestin Triathlon. The race would start in less than two hours and I was seriously under-trained. I had been running 3-4 times a week all summer, but I had perhaps three serious swimming sessions under my belt and I had been on my posts on websites and Facebook thousands upon thousands of emails about triathlon. Theres one theme in all of them Keep Training! This would be my fourth triathlon this year and I hadnt really trained properly for any of them despite attending most of the Mere Mortals sessions throughout June, July and August. I took a deep breath, exhaled out of bed by 4:45 a.m. to start dressing. Fortunately, I had the ber, running shoes, bike shoes, helmet, bike, tri suit, goggles, swim cap, wallet and keys were arranged just as I had left them in some logical semblance of order. I had already put my bike number on the top tube, had attached my helmet number and had mixed my bottle of sports drink. At least I was prepared from a gear standpoint. another supplement and pushed my bike out the door towards entire interior of the hotel and no one was up and walking around except me. Cramming my bike a silent, solitary ride down to the lobby and headed out into the foreboding morning. It was briskly and clouds were racing past what little I could see of the moon. I got my bike on the rack on the back of the car, secured it front seat next to me. Less than a mile away I stopped at Circle K for coffee. I was behind time-wise and needed to hurry so I just sloshed some in the largest cup, drizzled in Resort and got in a sizeable line of cars carrying others who were tion opened at 5 a.m., most of warming up. I parked and walked my bike and gear a mile to Transition where I got body-marked, racked my bicycle and arranged I walked down to the beach and got there ten minutes before so I wouldnt start swimming until 24 minutes later. I jogged on the cool sand to get my heart of the start area and got in the Gulf of Mexico. The surf was a bit rough and full of seaweed, so in the water. There were also some jellyfish in the water. I took enough strokes to ensure my shoulders were loose, I was breathing deeply and my goggles and windy and those were the last moments I felt comfortable the entire morning. I entered the water perhaps 20 minutes later, labored in the water, fought the wind on the bike for 20 miles and trudged team members) and my time wasnt horrible, but it was clear to me that I hadnt prepared properly and that was pretty humbling. Another day, more calories burned and more lessons learned. Keep training! fun of the 2013 Paddle for a Cure on Saturday, Sept. 21, on Little Sabine Bay on Pensacola Beach. A fundraiser created by Fitness are battling pancreatic and colon cancers. The fun is just beginning! At noon, the fundraising will continue with a silent auction, which will include dozens of donated items board also will donate a stand-up paddleboard for a drawing. Tickets Paddle For A Cure Floats Into Little Sabine Bay
PAGE 22 Island Times September 3, 2013 Turtle BY DJ ZEMENICK raxT Nest Update: for Pensacola Beach & Gulf Islands National Seashore as of August 13: Perdido Key -GINS 13 Pensacola Beach 20 Ft. Pickens GINS 14 Santa Rosa GINS 14 HATCHLING COUNT: 1499 DJs Beach Cafe 63 Via de Luna across from Springhill Suites 850-916-0716 Lunch 11 AM TO 2 PM Everyday 8 AM -2 PM Fri & Sat 3 9 PM Breakfast 8 AM TO NOON Dinner FRI SAT We have gone back to basics. Expect the same incredible quality food delivered in less time. Beer Mug Club $1 any light beer, any time with RED label mug $2.50 any light beer, any time with BLACK label mug850-932-1417 Open Air Waterfront Dining Area Family Friendly Mon: Red Beans & Rice $250 Wed: Karaoke 6 9 Mug Club Members $1 & $250 any beer! Sun: Live Music 5 to 7 p.m. Perfect way to wrap up your weekend When I think back to 2013, Ill remember it as the summer of rain. It became more frequent in late June and by July we could depend on a downpour almost every day. By the fourth week in August wed had over 56 inches of rain; almost 13 inches above normal to date. Rain has a big effect on sea turtle nests. It cools the sand and slows incubation time. A hot, dry summer can hatch sea turtle eggs in 50 days or less, considerably quicker than the average 60 days. In comparison, a cool or wet summer like ours can extend the incubation time to 70 or more days. Extended periods of rain can also affect the sex of hatchlings, resulting in more males since rain cools the temperature of the sand. Cooler temps produce more males, hotter temps produce more females. This is also true inside the nest itself eggs at the top or in the middle of the clutch of eggs where it is warmer are more likely to hatch as females, while those at the bottom of the nest where it is cooler are more likely to be male (remember: hot chicks; cool dudes). Ive done patrols on Pensacola Beach and it is a different experience than my patrols within the National Seashore. I have more opportunity to interact with people on the beach and answer questions. I have also learned a lot from them. One of the most surprising discoveries is that many people who vacation on Pensacola Beach have no idea sea turtles nest here. Their faces light up when I tell them about our successful sea turtle monitoring program and that this has been a record year for Pensacola Beach with 20 nests so far. One mother and daughter both cried out in unison, Where, where?! As I pointed to a nest nearby, they were shocked to realize they had walked right past it every day that week, focused instead on gathering shells. There was another special discovery I made last week. A member of a beach set-up crew at one of our hotels, waved me down to see how our sea turtles were doing. In passing I mentioned how nice it would be if we could create an Adopt-a-Beach program to help keep the residential areas of the beach free of trash. This tanned and tousledhair young man proudly told me, This is my adopted beach right here. Thats why we have higher dunes in this area. As I looked behind me, toward the area he was pointing, I noticed that the dunes were indeed higher in that area. When I get sea oats, he explained with a wave toward the golden stalks, I replant them along here. I planted all those Morning Glories, too. It was then I realized that the color of amethysts, had been planted by this young man. But it was only in that moment with the broad sweep of his arm that I saw he had established a long chain of them which were in various stages of growth. They cushioned the lower half of the dunes and their long graceful vines reached out to link themselves together. From one season to another he had quietly created and tended a place of beauty on the beach where he has spent his life. Its the paradise he knows well, loves and respects. His work has grown and stabilized the dunes, so his actions have also made a positive environmental impact. It doesnt always take a large group of people to accomplish big things in life. Each one of us has the ability to start a ripple effect. One person can make a difference. I know one who did. Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Dan Brown announced today the upcoming annual International Coastal Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, September 21, from 8 a.m. to noon. Coordinated by the Ocean Conservancy, the International Coastal Cleanup is a major worldwide event. Our goal isnt just to clean the beaches, it is also to educate people about keeping the beaches clean in the first place, said Superintendent Brown. Some pieces of debris can outlive the The historic fort on the western tip of Santa Rosa Island is among the areas set for clean up. Volunteers who want to assist in Fort Pickens should meet at Langdon Beach which is located on the Gulfside. Coastal Cleanup locations in addition to Fort Pickens at the seashore include: at Opal Beach, Gulf side. Meet at Johnson Beach picnic area by the bulletin board located .5 miles east of State Road 292. Entrance fees will be waived for volunteers assisting with the coastal cleanup. Coastal cleanup volunteers are advised to wear closed-toe shoes, gloves, sunscreen and hats and to bring water to stay hydrated. Families, individuals, businesses, and community groups can choose their favorite location to register, receive trash bags, data cards and information. For more information contact Ranger Mike Aymond at 850934-2634, by email at email@example.com or visit log on to www.nps.gov/guis.Park Service Seeks Help With Coastal Cleanup ProjectSharon Mattair is committed to beauty education. She is bringing a cosmetic industry professional to her salon, Studio 98, Thursday, September 5 from 4-7 p.m. for a BareMinerals event. Miami native Melissa Valenzuela, who has been in the cosmetic industry for over 14 years, brings a wealth of knowledge on everything from application techniques to high fashion artistry. She has extensive knowledge working in every aspect of Melissa has worked alongside many well-known celebritys makeup artists including Shakira, Alejandro Sanz, Nikki Taylor and Carmen Electra. Studio 98 is located at 7293 Navarre Pkwy., ten miles east of Walmart. Celebrity Makeup Artist Appears at Navarre Salon
Island Times PAGE 23 September 3, 2013 By Terri McKamey One Stop Shop for the Watersports Enthusiasts PARASAILINGSMILE HIGH CLUB Feel the Thrill ~ Join the Club! You wont stop smiling even if you tryPensacola Beach at the BoardwalkSALES & RENTALS KAYAKSSINGLE/TANDEM 850-932-5520 www.KeySailing.com OPEN 9 to 6weather permitting HOBIE CATS SAIL AWAY PONTOON BOATSHOURLY/DAILY WAVERUNNERS FAST & FUN Rentals Include: All safety gear Expert instruction Ask about eco kayak tours paddle boardsNEW! Video Your Vacation. Waterproof Cam OMG!The powers that be have finally seen the fish in the water (Snapper that is) and granted a Fall Red Snapper season starting October 1 and lasting approximately 21 days. The limit and a minimum size limit of 15-inches. Some people say Sepdon't think that is true. October is much better because the water the corner. tending with plenty. Rain and especially off the ent a challenge. Lots of Rays in schools and plenty well as some huge schools of Ladysurf line are here. hearing plenty out of Perdido Key about Pompano starting to move myself. Love it when you guys caught some nice Pompano. before sunrise August 26 and after about 15 minutes in the measured 17.5 inches. As badly myself to keep him and had to head to work anyway. The Shark Guys are reporting plenty of late night bites. The reports came in that an eight foot Hammerhead was caught actively seek them out like Justin Scher and his buddies do. Lady fish tend to be good Bull Red. Just saying. only do we have Gulf Breeze Bait and Tackle we now have Hot Spots Bait and Tackle Pensacola Beach Marina. So you no longer have to leave the island to get live shrimp and they are accessible by water. doesn't it? As August ends and September begins the fishing will pretty much stay the same bigger Spanish Mackerel show up in September. They are lots of fun on light tackle. Fall is always thrilled about the annual October and lasts all winter. to start (for real) and we've had more than our fair share of rain. hitting. So what are you waiting for? Pompano caught off Perdido Key Friday, Sept 13, 9 pm Kick Off Party with Trunk Monkey Saturday, Sept 14 5-9 pm The Gills 9 pm -1am The Astronauts Sunday, Sept 15 3 8 pm Krewe of Brewe Cookout 48 pm Lektric Mullet 6 pm Shaker Queen Coronation 9 to Midnite Karaoke Wrap Up Party with Becky a Beach tradition since 1973 ShakerFest Sept 13-15 Prizes & Give Aways All Weekend celebrating 40 years Souvenir Shaker Cup $ 5 Bushwacker Re lls All Weekend $ 3 Somethings always Shakin...check out A Shake-sational Party Sunday, Sept 15 3 8 pm Krewe of Brewe Cookout 48 pm Lektric Mullet 6 pm Shaker Queen Coronation 9 to Midnite Karaoke Wrap Fest Shirts Enter and start earning votes today! Sandshaker Queen Entry FormName: ____________________________________________ Phone #: __________________________________________ Email: _____________________________________________Queen receives: Glittering Tiara Shaker Necklace from Jewelers Trade Custom-made Mermaid Costume Rides in Parades at Christmas & Mardi Gras Invite to Queens DinnerWANT TO BE THE SHAKER QUEEN?Sign up today! Winner will be announced Sept. 15, 6 PM Bring entry form to Shaker. www.sandshaker.comGorder Grabs Poker TitleTed Gorder topped the Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun charts with Beach poker tables earned him the Player of the Month title for August. Look for the complete results in the September 17 edition of Island Times.
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