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Volume IX, Number 15 Pensacola Beach, Florida November 12, 2013 Island Times Volume IX, Number 10 Pensacola Beach, Florida September 3, 2013Bizarre Star Andrew Zimmern Comes To The BeachThe 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 Party Time! Queen Shugah Calls Upon Wooly Boogers To Celebrate At Kiss The Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl Storm free is the way to be, according to Queen Shugah Jayne Drees Redmond. As the 2013 Hurricane Season draws to a close, her royal duties are complete. She will relinquish her crown November 16 at Paradise Bar and Grill during the Wooly Booger Kiss the Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl. Shoulda Been and Woolies-in-Training will be there celebrating. Do you want to be Wooly? Turn to page 2.


PAGE 2 Island Times November 12, 2013 Published every other Tuesday www.MyIslandTimes.comNo portion of this publication may be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. Island TimesYou must believe! Her Island Times A little bit of history..... The Wooly Boogers went into hiding. No one knows where, but the Hurricanes launched an assault on the island, which awakened them. Storm Season Ends With Wooly Booger Bawl Leaseholders Foot Bill For Island Promotions, OperationsMillions of Dollars Spent For Visitors And Citizens Enjoyment, Safety


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 November 12, 2013 Our latitude will change your attitude Wings Burgers Seafood RibsOPEN EVERYDAY at 11 AMLunch Specials MonFri 11-2 Dinner Specials NightlyCATCH IT ALL!1010 Ft. Pickens Road Pensacola Beach 932-4139 www.peglegpetes.comRaw Oysters Fresh Gulf SeafoodOPEN EVERYDAY at 11am Waterfront Dining Oyster Bar Live Music Gift Shop Kids Playground#2 Via de Luna Pensacola Beach 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: Half Price Bottles of Wine Wed: Raw Oyster Specials Thurs: Baked Oyster Specials Pensacola Beach Tuesday Surf and Turf Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Wed Mexican Madness All Sports Always On Krewe of Wrecks MeetingsNov 18 Islander Lounge Nov 25 Paddy OLearys Dec 2 Riptides Dec 9 PegLeg Petes Dec16 Paradise Bar Jan 6 Hemingways Start Time: 6 PM Dues $30 ~ The Krewe welcomes all who wish to join. Please come to meeting to apply.Mardi Gras on the Island Events January 11: Krewe of Nereids King Kake Party, 3-7 pm Paradise January 11: Krewe of Bananimals Ball, 7-11. Springhill Suites January 25: Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast, The Dock, 10 AM January 25: Krewe of Kids Sign Up, Beach Church, 2 PM February 7: Krewe of Nereids Moon Pie Party, Sandshaker, 7 PM February 8: Krewe of Kids Royal Doughnut Breakfast, Church, 8 AM February 22 Kids and Kritters Parade, 2 PM, Across from Sidelines February 22 Krewe of Wrecks Grand Costume Ball, Elks February 24 Queens Dinner, Flounders February 24 Kings Supper, Elks March 1 Champagne Breakfast, Crabs, 10 AM March 1 Street Dance, Sabine Sandbar, Noon March 2 Krewe of Wrecks Parade, 2 PM March 3 Red Beans and Rice Lunch, 11 AM March 4 Krewe of Coma, Sandshaker, 6 PM March 4 Shoe Box Float Contest, Paradise, 8 PM Jan 13 Flounders Jan 20 Shaggys Jan 27 The Break Feb 3 Cactus Flower Feb 10 TBA Feb 17 Elks* Some events require tickets, reservations, or membership The Islander Newspaper September 22, 1980 Like all good Marine Captains, Margaret Lloyd is fearless and flawless. As she steps down now from the command post she has served so valiantly for two years, she leaves a trail of victories unprecedented in Beach Leaseholder Association history. She beat the County Commissioners down when they tried to push a 25 percent lease fee increase through this year. She challenged the head engineer at Gulf Power to ride down Ariola Drive at night with her when he kept insisting the street lights were burning there. Margaret knew the street stayed dark for many months after the hurricane. She protects the dunes, forms committees to make owners clean up debris at their homes, gets signs refurbished, weeds cut, sea oats planted. She brings senators, firemen, policemen and any other dignitaries she can capture to speak at the Leaseholder meetings. She initiated the Leave Only Your Footprints Please campaign for which the leaseholders were honored with an award from the Clean Community Commission. She urged the entry of a float in the first ever Mardi Gras parade on the beach. She has flung herself wholeheartedly into every issue pertinent to the good life on Pensacola Beach. Like taxes. Margaret has appeared before Committees, written and telephoned Senators, invaded the tax collectors and property appraisers officesover and over and over again. She has picked up the remnants of the tax battle, hoping to piece them together into a whole cloth of fair taxation for the residents of this beach. What kind of person is this who will labor at her big desk most of the night just to prepare a report on the needs and grievances of beach residents to the SRIA? She probably does not even glance at the plaque hanging on the wall which commends her as the Woman of the Year on Pensacola Beach. She is much too busy to give herself a pat on the back for all she has done for her friends, her neighbors, the 350 members of the Association and the hundreds of others who do not even know her. So, we will do that for herhere and now. We will tell you that Margaret is a warm and caring person, no matter how angrily determined she may be to right a wrong, she always tempers her remarks with a ready smile. The better she becomes known the more respect she gains. Her indomitable will, her tenacity, her efficiency and her classic ability for leadership may strike terror into the hearts of Florida politicians and she may tackle them with vehemence but always with that smile. We congratulate her for her past victories, and we know that while she will no longer serve as president of the Leaseholders and Residents Association, she will not dessert the taxation battlefield. So for the sake of her futureand ourswe say Go get em, Maggie! Pensacola Beach American Legions Tom Fitzgerald, left, congratulates Ray Hood, winner of the October 19 Putt Putt Outing. Ray, who had the lowest score, donated his winnings back to the Post which uses the event proceeds to support Christmas for veterans in nursing homes and other charitable campaigns. The Krewe du YaYas hopes their signature color goes from pink to the green at the November 16 Pedal Pub Crawl fundraiser on Pensacola Beach. Registration is at 10 a.m. at the Sandshaker. Entry fee is $20 and includes lunch plus a grand prize Beach weekend drawing ticket. The Grill at 11, then lunch at Bamboo Willies at 12:45, over to Captn Fun at 2:15, then on to Shaggys the Sandshaker at 5 p.m. for an afterparty with the band Class X. For more details, log on to Needed


PAGE 4 Island Times November 12, 2013 ?? ? ??? ? ?T? ???rivia??? ? PEOPLE Blue Sky Gift Shoppe Next to Sonic 3479 Gulf Breeze Pkwy 850-932-7100 Discover The Bounty! Com e as you are Bike, boat or carPlay & Stay R ates Reservations 850-932-2319 INN Top 10 Florida Beach Bars Full Service Open Air Go where the locals go Dance in the sand Eat by the Sound MUSIC FOOD Try a Fred Burger or Renees Famous Shrimp Salad 21 Via de Luna Pensacola Beach 850-916-5087 BAR Support these local musicians! FUN POKER Poker Games SPORTS Football on our big screen Wooly Booger Bawl 3 Nov Bring a good luck charm Coronation Fire Ceremony Free Prize Drawing Dancing Everyones Invited! GNOME MORE SECRETGifts of gnomes were anonymously left in Beach gardens and the Coconut Telegraph rattled to life seeking the identity of the generous Gnominator. Seems George and Becky Geriner had the garrison of gnomes. The elves who dispatched the garden statues included Chuck Brower, Kim Schmitz, G Cole, Bob Dority and Penny Jenkins. Christine Bunkie Hewerdine was a late recruit. There you have it. Case solved. What will they be up to next? CHAMPAGNE TOASTBeach residents Mike and Susi Mardis have been holding hands for over four decades. The fun loving couple celebrated their forty-third wedding anniversary last month. HEY TEACHDoes teaching middle schoolers all day develop your patience or hone your ability to bluff? Toots Humphrey is one of the Beachs winningest poker playing divas. Her folks, Gary and Maureen, are co-owners of Paddy OLearys, so its not unusual to see her at the Irish pub. But, she has a real job in Pensacola and is darn good at it. Humphrey was named Ferry Pass Middle School Teacher of the Year. Congrats. SOCIAL SCHEDULEGena Raymon, the Beachs Sidewalk Social Director, gathered her good time gang to launch Tim Morgan into the Nifty Sixties. Morgans sixtieth birthday was October 27. His fans and friends partied with him at the Sabine Sandbar. WINNERSMonika Cosson was dressed as an Egyptian Black Cat at the Wrecks Costume Contest, October 28. She was part of the winning trio that included Morrie Drees and Monica McVay. There was no off-key meowing Cossons the Beach Church Choir Director. The Trivia Master got down and dirty with the last question. It was a rather pedestrian inquiry for those who were in the know: How do you get Joes Feet or Joes Toes? Any self-respecting Wooly Booger would have a permanent case of Joes Feet by Labor Day and with proper care and a pair of real shoes, it might fade by Christmas. Real shoes were usually met with scorn and sufficient footwear for almost any island establishment. The Wooly Booger and Trivia Winner Craig Barrow is contracted by going barefoot in the old Dirty Joes. Correct, CB. He notes that establishment is now The Break. Can you get Break Feet? Or Broken Toes? Or is there a no shirt, no shoes, no service rule? If there were rules at Dirty Joes about wearing shoes or shirts, they were ignored. The shirtless and barefooted were never denied service. Although the Trivia Master is assured that the proprietor, Jack White, took spotless, those who frequented with a special sooty coating on the bottom of their feet. Perhaps they were dragging the grime into the Wooly Booger watering hole from their previous travels. Chuck Steele says Getting Joes Toes is one of the Islands self-correcting errors, like feeding seagulls. Lady Kim Schmitz of the Trivia Roundtable ascended Dune Olympus and returned with the words from the Wise One, In the late 60s and 70s, when you went into Dirty Joes barefoot youd come out and your feet would be black, hence Joes Feet or Joes Toes. And Wednesday nights would be the worst night because it was free draft beer for the ladies. Draft beer would be all The foot blackening continued into the next decades as well. The free draft beer did, too. The pool tables, juke box, cut-offs, steel tipped darts and Crown Royal bags for purses are comical memories from a host of Dirty Joes faithful who waxed poetic to the TM. Kathy Christoff has feet but no Joes Toes. She has no shirt, either. She felt like Joes Toes were something like athletes foot and should be avoided at all costs. Shirtless, still, KC. Heres a photo trivia question. Check out this vintage photo below. Can you name the trio of Beach chicks who are about to ID these gals, you will win an Island Times trivia t-shirt. Send your answer to islandtimes@ with Trivia in the subject line. Include your name and phone number. Add some life to your next party. Call Boogie, Inc. Birthday Fun Anniversaries MUSIC & TRIVIA


PAGE 5 Island Times November 12, 2013 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 mug850-932-1417500 Quietwater Beach Blvd Upstairs from Key Sailing Family Friendly Inside & Open Air Waterfront Dining Area 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 A quiet time was established by the Santa Rosa Island Author ity at their Full Board meeting November 6. In response to a request from Escambia County to revisit the Noise Ordinance for Pensacola Beach, a recommendation for limiting noises to no more than 65 decibels during the day and 55 decibels from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. outside of the core area passed unanimously. The previous recommendation used a decibel measurement in the Core Area and a standard of reasonableness in the residential area. The County did not approve of the two standards of measurement. Residents along Ariola Drive have long been plagued by loud music emanating from rental houses. In Escambia County, the Noise Abatement Ordinance provides for a standard of rea sonableness that some Pensacola Beach residents favored. We have two wedding houses in our neighborhood, said Beach resident Terry Preston. My preference would be a standard of reasonableness, but I can support the decibel levels of 65 and 55. Jim Leslie, who lives on Ariola Drive, preferred a standard of reasonableness as well, but asked the SRIA Board to supply the deputies with more than one decibel meter. I dont know why noise can be louder at my beach house as compared to someone living in East Hill. There is no reason to have loud music in residential areas of the Beach at night, he said. Please buy more than one decibel meter. When we call the deputies and say we have a noise complaint, the officer arrives without a decibel meter. That does not help the situation. The Noise Ordinance in the Core Area, which includes the beachs business and entertainment areas, remains unchanged. Noise should not exceed 70 deci bels, day or night. The Board also voted fa vorably to extend the landscape project to include an additional $500,000 worth of palms along Via de Luna from Avenida 23 has 1,352 cabbage palms and 547 pindo palms being planted from Avenida 10 to Avenida 23. The second phase will add 1,600 cabbage palms and 800 pindo palms to the landscaping project. Installation will take approximately 120 days. The Beachs landscape project is financed by the Island Beautification Fund, which is funded by excess lease fees paid Event promoters who re quest sponsorship money from the Santa Rosa Island Authority will have a new 8 page applica tion to complete which requires an extensive post event report a request limit of $2,500 and a exceed that limit. After discussion and two failed motions, the Board approved a limit of $7,500 with the standard four approving board members to grant an increased amount. Board Member Dave Pavlock, who was the lone dissenting vote, said, If we are exceeding our stated policy, I feel there must be a good reason to do so and there must be a super majority to approve that exception. Director of Administration Robbie Schrock alerted the Board that a request for a $200,000 sponsorship will be coming before the board next. A proposed digital billboard sign to replace the across-the-road banners went dark. The Pensacola Beach Boulevard banner poles will be dismantled as part of the new access road construction. The Board requested input from the business community regarding a sign to display event information. Pensacola Beach Chamber President Nicole Stacey reported that out of the forty responding businesses, over half would use the digital sign to promote events, but none were willing to pay $800 per week to do so. Of the respondents only seven had used the banner system. The SRIA board decided that there was not enough interest in the new sign to justify the anticipated cost of more than $150,000. The time may come when we may need this, said Pavlock. Let the banners go away, and the businesses can come to us. Director of Developmental Services Paolo Ghio reported that there were three new resi dential construction projects on will be beginning some roof maintenance and repair. Guests at Flounders will have a new waterfront seating area complete Ghio gave the Board good news about the Visitors Information Center. I received the development order for the Center, said Ghio. Plans are ready to go. We can move into the next phase. The Board approved the timeline for advertising Request for Proposals and a bid opening date of December 6. We want to get this project on track, said SRIA Executive Director Buck Lee. We need to get the construction complete prior to the beginning of our summer tourist season. During the Board Members Forum, Fred Gant asked staff for an update on the Beach Renourishment projects. Director Lee responded that the SRIA has invested $250,000 in obtaining permits which do not expire for cials in Perdido Key and Navarre Beach to share the $3 million cost of mobilization. If all three do our renourishment together then we can share the cost of the barge, one million a piece, said Lee. Saves everybody money. The SRIA Committees meet on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 5 p.m. The meetings are open to the public. Agendas are available at Loud Parties Quelled By SRIA Noise Abatement Recommendation Pensacola Beach Optimist Club happily elected Directors (L to R) Jane McGrath, vice-president, Dave Sundstrom, treasurer, Carleen Wheeler, president and Rev. Chuck Randle, secretary. The Club is currently accepting new members. Dues are $88 per year. If interested,call Bettie Lee Sundstrom at 850-436-2079.


PAGE 6 Island Times November 12, 2013 by Kathi Lewis 850-261-2462Owner Peggy Henshall is ready to keep you in stitches! CajunStitchery@yahoo.comnames, logos, custom artsmall or large quantities Marias Fresh Seafood MarketTake a little bit of the Gulf Coast home! Fresh from the boats daily We can cold pack for travel or ship anywhere. 621 Cervantes Street Pensacola 432-4999Call for directions from the Beach native cafe 45 A Via de Luna 934-4848 Serving Breakfast and Lunch 7:30 am to 3 pm Try our sh tacos! Award winning service... Womens Council of Realtors www.pensacolagulfbreezehomes.comindependently owned and operatedIsland Times Blogwhere shelly waters meet sandy Mve In ecias 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 AdvantageThe SOBs (Sisters of the Beach) always participate in the Veterans Day Parade on the beach. We had a great idea to dress as blue angels, complete with blue wings. One of the special joys of being an SOB is that no one ever knows what we might do. and were not telling! If you arent able to attend a parade celebrating our Nations veterans, then there are many other ways you can choose to show your appreciation. There is a constant need for volunteers to just share a few minutes of time in helping to provide packages, donating supplies, offering a ride to a disabled veteran who doesnt have transportation, buying groceries and delivering them to a home-bound veteran, or donating money to charitable organizations helping Veterans how much goes directly to helping). The list is endless so there is no excuse for not making every Veteran feel the love, gratitude and appreciation for their defending our freedom. The next big Event will be the Wooly Booger Social Clubs Kiss the Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl which is scheduled for November 16. The Bawl will take place at Paradise Bar and Grill at 3 p.m. Queen Shugah Jayne Drees Redmond has done a spectacular job this year in keeping the storms from our beloved Island. Mark your calendar now so you can show your love and appreciation for her hard work. This is the only Bawl where the current reigning Queen is eager to relinquish her crown. Its a tough job. As Queen Shugah Jaynes reign ends, she will be passing her very powerful crown to the next Queen Shugah. This particular crown has been worn by many previous Queens, so it is believed to have acquired some powerful mojo. Each succeeding Queen Shugah will need as much power as she can get; especially in light of the previous seasons weve survived without any raging storms. This job just gets harder and harder and our Queen Shugahs need all of us to believe in and provide whatever support our Queen requires to accomplish her mission. So, step up, show up, and pledge your allegiance and loyalty to the one who next accepts this daunting mission. You do not want to be the one responsible for breaking this chain of power thus allowing a potentially devastating hurricane to penetrate our defense. You are either with us or against us. I believe tarring and feathering is an acceptable punishment for such dissenters and those who scoff and say its all a bunch of nonsense. Keep in mind, it is not too late to actually have the Tar Bawl suggested and discussed by many islanders during the summer of tar that caused nearly as much devastation than the most intense hurricanes. So, be there or be blamed.. and dont say I didnt warn you. Besides all the above, this Bawl is the best event of the entire year, because it is a huge relief to Kiss the Hurricane Season Goodbye since its the biggest threat to our homes and island. The weather is usually great and its the time of year for islanders to enjoy paradise without all the summer visitors. Each reigning Queen Shugah has contributed and established her own powerful tradition in such fun ways. In no particular order of succession, I created the Keep the Hurricanes Away this Season Bawl and Q.S. Deb Friedman chose the fun of The Hurricane Dart of each named hurricane of her reign. Q.S. Shelley had a very cool Wooly Booger Altar built allowing us to provide offerings, which now have to be glued because some have already disappeared. I can only hope whoever is responsible needed those powerful objects more than we do. Q.S. Christine Bunkie Hewerdine commissioned a very powerful Staff of Power (created by Krewe of Nereids King Nasty John Thomas). She also chose the Sun as her talisman. Queen Jayne created her Center of Power by using a giant Compass as her focus, then added smaller powerful objects around its outer circle. She has completed her mission and accomplished our know, at times she was as scared witless.) The Council of Queen Shugahs has convened, nominated, discussed and by majority vote a new Queen Shugah has been chosen with special regard. She will have a hard task ahead of her and will need every islander and every person who loves this island, regardless of your residence, to be loyal, provide support and most of all, believe. I promised a very special recipe this week that is guaranteed to satisfy any Veterans discerning seafood taste. The recipe came about when I mentioned that I always save the skins of my baked potatoes. I love potato skins but Bill doesnt so he peels his away. I also love the inside of the skins so I never have a lot of potato left. Adding Bills left-over potatoes to my potato skin creates the perfect amount for me. Usually I just add a bit of sour cream to the leftover potato, then top it with shredded cheese and bacon bits, then broil until cheese is melted and bacon bits are nicely crisp. If like me, you prefer using leftovers for this recipe, then we have to bake potatoes twice. But its worth it. So, lets cook.. Seafood Stuffed Potato 4 lg. baking potatoes, already cooked or left over Cup butter Cup sour cream (more if needed for desired consistency) 1 Pound fresh crab meat 1 Tsp. Salt I Tbsp. Tony Cacheres Cajun (original) seasoning ion 1 Cup shredded cheddar cheese (or your choice) 1 Cup bacon bits Slice potatoes length-wise (unless using leftovers) and scoop out center of potatoes. Whip (or beat) the potatoes adding sour cream and butter until ings and onion to potato mixture. Fill potato skins and bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, top with cheese and bacon bits. Place under oven broiler, keeping close watch, until bubbly and lightly crisp. Add your favorite bread and a nice salad for the perfect meal! Serves 4. Enjoy, share and dont forget to thank a Veteran. Make every day Veterans Day! See ya at the Wooly Booger Bawl and in the kitchen....


Island Times PAGE 7 November 12, 2013 850-932-9336Mon Thurs 9 4:30 Friday 9 5:30 Full Service Banking Close to Home featured listing... featured listing... MLS #452895 $215,000 Beautiful Baywatch Condo in the completely rebuilt building with elevator. Concrete construction and 2 covered parking spaces. Granite and tile. Time To Renew to 5 There will be no January grace period. All 2013 active annual passes will terminate December 31, 2013. Begin January 2, 2014 at are Monday -Friday, 8:30 to 6:00 renewal applications available at: Now Accepting Credit Cards(2 % or $2 min. bank fee applies)Visa & MasterCard Only ~ Those paying by credit card or cash must do so in person at the Drop off completed applications, with check or money order only, at any lane of the Bob Sikes Toll Facility, 24 hours per day, up to 5 on Dec 29, 2013Renew By DEC 29Beach School kids who are attending Gulf Breeze Middle nine week grading period. The following were named to the Honor Roll: Ella Amos Mark Braxton Chloe Kauffman Jon Smith Cali Hargrove James Renfroe Victoria Williams Josh Thompson Lauren Stokes John Sweet Zophia Uszok James Cartwright Adeleine Frierdich Alexandra Salazar students who earned academic grading period are: Jake Clifton Will Jenkins Ella Kauffman Ben Olson Eli Jones Katie Turk Zack Giovanini Jack Gordon Morgan Kronlage Lauren Kent Max Mateer Lauren Thompson John Turk Hannah Buchalter Micha Clark Kai Hoffert Jude Hunter Azzi Parries Krewe of Kids Sign Up Preschoolers need adult partner.


PAGE 8 Island Times November 12, 2013 The Lizzards Tongue... It all started innocently enough. After a day of running errands, I was greeted by a very lightweight box adorned with that familiar label -Amazon -and it was addressed to me. My heart skipped a beat as I thought it was possibly a late birthday present or a miraculous delivery of a sewing notion that I had ordered within the past six hours. So while juggling dry cleaning and a bag of groceries, I carried the package inside the house thinking me. Tossing the perfectly pressed shirts and pants over the banister and setting the frozen foods on the stairway, I ripped open the box to packing slip. Total disappointment was only just the beginning. I yelled over the blasting music to the Kid to come get his clean clothes before they were a crumpled mess as the plastic wrap performed its own law of dog hair attraction. Dejected and disheartened, I carried my slightly melted frozen entrees and rationalized everything would cook faster because it was kind of defrosted. While the oven pre-heated to 400 degrees, I sent out a family text message: "Did anyone order Bar paternal grandparents, Shouxnana and Jefe. They were both a negative. Then his grand Aunt Dux was no. His parents were both "not I." His cousin, the Kid, in his wiseacre way reminded me that I would have known if it were him or the Colonel because our Amazon account is tied into my credit card. True, but Calculating that I had a solid 30 minutes to solve this mysterious delivery, I logged into my Amazon account and searched for the toy. "Only 1 left!" The words jumped out at me even as I could hear the oven beeping, signaling me it was time to get cooking. Now, I was its sender. There was a recipient, age 18 months to 4 years, waiting for this colorful piece of Sesame Street hard plastic made in China and wrapped in soft plastic with a warning: Bag may cause suffocation! Please remove and discard! After answering a half dozen questions via an electronic form that I was sure would reduce my wait time, I requested that Amacall me within 5 minutes. That would give me enough time to get the Asian spring rolls in the oven and start the rice. Just as I was clicking the cook button on the rice cooker, my iPhone rang and the automated voice of Amazon customer service was on the other end informing me that my call would be answered in the order it was received. I put my phone on speaker and went about my dinner preparations. I set the table with our every day dishes and even found chopsticks from three different Asian countries, each representing a different WestPac deployment from in the US Marine Corps: Thailand, Korea, and Japan. Drifting off in my thoughts as each set had a story behind it, I was quickly brought back to reality with Connie Computer Voice reminding me that my call would be answered in the order it was received. A quick glance at the oven timer told me that I had 15 minutes to solve the mystery and serve dinner. I wrestled my wok like pan from the top of the refrigerator, grabbed the marinated chicken concoction for Lettuce Wraps, heated up a skillet and tossed in the beef and broccoli. Before I knew it, I was dingwarning, placing edamame in the steamer basket on top of the rice, sauces (soy, Tabasco soy, low-sodium soy, ponzu, and sweet and sour) were on the table, and still listening to the most annoying voice tell me that my call will be answered in the order in which it was received. My percent. This was not good. Before I served dinner, I found my charger and plugged in my phone hiding it underneath the table but on an empty chair as we have a no cell phone policy at the dinner table. The edamame took the hit for my actions, slightly over steamed; and I am very sure breaking a house rule will come back to haunt me some day, but I was more the end, dinner was delicious and Connie only interrupted a dozen times with her message. Eventually, after 85 minutes on hold, two glasses of wine, and up to my elbows in Dawn dish soap bubbles, I heard the voice of a live customer service rep. Jason, howrecord of this order and tells me to a return to sender. He is truly sorry for the inconvenience. I wanted to yell at the guy "Hey Jason, Halloween is over. Take off your mask and look into who sent this. Orders But maybe they do. Out of Amazon, probably one I should have slept on before hitting send, and immediately got a response that it was from a person by the name of Candy S., better known as my sister. So I called her and let her set Amazon straight. Last I heard they were sending her a return label. And just when I thought the mystery was solved, I received an email from the third party company that sold the toy on Amazon. It but a person by the name of Alicia intended recipient. As if that was news to me. Until next time....


PAGE 9 Island Times November 12, 2013 850-934-LILO (5456) Across from the Hilton on Pensacola Beach TUES SUN 4 til Closed Monday Happy Hour Dine In SpecialSun-Thurs 4 -6 Buy One Dinner, Get One 1/2 PriceAsk your server for detailsNot all menu items are included. Some restrictions apply. PensacolaBeachMardiGras.comsandcastles to scepters.... its all hereBe part of the good times. One price total for the entire carnival season. Rectangle ad $100 Skyscraper ad $200 Womans Clubbers Rev Up For The HolidaysIf its worthy of celebrating, the Pensacola Beach Womans Club celebrates it. The October meeting was held October 17 at Randle Hall at the Beach Church. It was full of laughter, fun and great food,said Bettie Lee Sundstrom, publicity chairman. Many members participated in the yearly Halloween costume contest and vying for the prizes. There were so many great costumes that I was thankful I did not have to participate in judging. Melanie Waite, great ghost story raconteur and protector of turtle nests, was the guest speaker. She entertained the members while they lunched on fare catered by Lillos. The Pensacola Beach Womans Club welcomes new members and prospective members to join them. In addition to monthly meetings, the Club participates in parades and supports civic events year round. As is the tradition, the November meeting will be a pot luck luncheon with a Thanksgiving theme. Morrie Drees will prepare turkeys and members should bring accompanying side dishes. The November meeting will be Thursday, November 21 at the Beach Churchs Randle Hall beginning at 11 a.m. Ladies really show off their fanciest Thanksgiving delectable dishes, said Sundstrom. Our Thanksgiving meeting is always very precious since this is a very special time to share with friends and family. Anyone who is interested in attending the meeting, should contact Sundstrom at 850-436-2079. Pensacola Beach Womans Club toasts the October birthday celebrants at their October 17 meeting. Birthday girls are (back row, L to R) Melba Argentine, Evelyn Wright, Kathi Mitchell (guest), Davina Lecaroz, Frankie Roy, Marilyn Powitzky and Bunny Branan. Front row are Montana Minck,left, and Jane McGrath .


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For questions, contact Joe at joe@ycpals. com or 850-206-3156.First You WalkIve recently seen two of my friends who were not particularly active competing in races. More than that theyre winning races. He looks great, she looks great and her serious back problems are being mitigated. These are not young people. These are people who have busy schedules. How did they do it and what are they doing? Well get back to them at the end of this article. Sooner or later most of us decide we want a change. Maybe its time for a new car, or new clothes or we want different colors in the rooms of our houses. Sometimes were bored, exactly, but we want something different. Maybe what we really want is to change ourselves. I arrived at that point 13 years ago when I took up triathlon. It was my way to try something new, to get moving again, to break some bad habits and to start being an athlete again. Maybe you feel its time for a personal change. Its been said that the hardstep out the back door. The hardest part about change, especially physically, is deciding to change. You have to determine You have to realize youre not going to accept the way things are and you have to (therefore) raise your personal bar. So you draw a figurative line in the sand since youre not going to take it any longer and you determine youre going to get in shape. Do you just go out and run 26.2 miles (the marathon distance)? Or decide youre going to run an Ironman triathlon (140.6 miles)? If you try to do either of those activities immediately, youll hurt yourself. Being hurt is absolutely no fun and more often than not, you get discouraged and you quit doing whatever hurt you. Soon youll be back in front of the television with a doughnut, a bag of chips and a large soft drink. So, how do you start? You can get great results, get in shape and be an athlete by WALKING! Thats not hard, you think. Exactly! Its not hard, but, you have to get out there and do it and you have to be consistent. Thats the hard part. First you decide youre going to get off your backside, then for you and stick to it. Get a pair of walking shoes (there are many brands), not running shoes. If with you, thats great if thats for you. Start with a distance that is right for you that might be a mile or even two miles. When you feel stronger, increase your will pick up and fast walking can increase your heart rate and your breathing patterns. Feels good, doesnt it? You can vary it to keep it interesting and not get bored. You can walk up hills (the Sikes Bridge is a great hill), walk in the mall and, best of all, walk on the beach. I walk every one of my days off from running. It helps me recover and it develops different muscles that augment my running. Try walking in beach sand for a challenging distance and youll use muscles in your feet and legs that you havent stressed in, well, maybe ever. Now lets get back to my two friends. He used to run, but the jarring was breaking down his body. She had back surgery. So they started walking and they loved it. AND they walked faster and they walked farther and they got much better at it. Now theyre race walking, they feel great and theyre inspiring others. Anyone can do it. You just have to get out the back door.Beach Chefs Fire Up FryersThe veteran chefs at the Pensacola Beach Community Church will be serving up a traditional vember 16 from 3 to 6 p.m. There are three ways to get Beach Church Fellowship Hall will serve as a dining room or you can pick up your order to-go. Finally, if you call 850-934-1949 to your beach location. The generous chefs have not put a price tag on the delicious meal, but are asking for donations. The Church is located at 920 Panferio, the corner of Avenida 18 and Via de Luna.


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Island Times November 12, 2013 PAGE 12 850-473-1008 4300 Bayou Blvd Suite 5 PensacolaGet Well Feel Good Look Great Womens Health Chronic Illness Hormone Replacement Anti-Aging New Patients Welcome Medicare & Tricare 10 miles from the Beach Call for Appointment 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 Eye Shadow Fragrances Skin Care Sunscreen LIVING BRINGS IT IN. 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This week I was living in a Harry Potter book. Every time I turned around the stairs were changing and moving to different locations. Trying to go forward, up the stairs was impossible. Remember the scene in the movie where the students were walking up the stairs and they kept shifting around? The Holidays are a double edged sword. Anticipated with much joy and unrealistic expectations. Our lives are not as depicted in a Hollywood movie. With our already busy schedule adding all these additional obligations is overwhelming. Lace these events with family stress and the most calm and organized among us is rattled. Common causes of Holiday stress and anxiety can be managed with acknowledgment and "me" time sprinkled in the mix. Say No when possible and delegate. Fatigue, physical exhaustion, and lack of sleep can really wreak havoc on our complexions and our general overall mood. So,literally schedule in more sleep. Financial worries? Try to eat out less and make some of your gifts to help. Honestly, most people would prefer something personalized for them. How many gift cards have you lost? Unrealistic expectations? Perfection in holiday events is impossible. Don't set yourself up for disappointments. Kids will have meltdowns; dogs will eat your Turkey and well, family comment. Being ready for these imperfections will help you deal with the associated stress. How to handle all this chaos and confusion? Try to identify your trigger points. Find free holiday activities, and avoid uncomfortable situations during the holidays. Let go of perfection. Word to the wise. Do not look at Holiday magazines, they are truly depressing. Nobody's house really looks like those advertisement pictures. Buy store bought cut and slice cookie dough or already baked cookies. Let your children decorate those, they will be thrilled. Do homemade cookies for Christmas gifts. Talk to a friend. Have a quick cup of tea and share stories. Let others help you or ask a neighborhood teen to come in for additional projects. New concept for me, I assure you. Get some exercise. Keep your routine as regular as possible. Exercise reduces stress and anxiety, while increasing energy! Recharge. It is proven that even 20 minutes (doing something for yourself) can recharge your batteries. Listen to music, take a walk. As a single mother I used to put a do not disturb sign on my door and tell my children I was meditating on my navel. Translated...unless there are broken bones or blood do not bother Mum. Have a good laugh. Remember...a hurricane is a real problem, the rest of life is just a series of wrinkles. While the Holiday Season descends upon us, avoid those moving stairways. Accentuate the positive. Quaharini (Until we meet again.) The Gulf Breeze Book Club will discuss two books at their regular meeting, Monday, November 25 at the Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Lodge. We always welcome visitors. Do come sit in, said Book Clubber Donna Jones. Instead of our usual one book, this month the Club will be discussing two relatively small books that compliment one another. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne and Night by Elie Wiesel are works that deal with the personal experiences of the Jews during World War II. Contact Donna Jones at or 850932-8620 for information.Book Club Meets At Elks Lodge


Island Times PAGE 13 November 12, 2013 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. 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. 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 and U-peel ems. Kids love our Pirate Ship playground located 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. derhouse.comOnly 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 them all! We have many other seafood favorites on our 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.comOne of Americas great steakhouses; proudly serving USDA 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! Visit our on-site brewery and the OTolf Wine Cellar featuring the 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, After Sundown...................................................................................................... big screens, 42 televisions. If it runs, jumps, races, its here. Famous for Thursday Wing Night. Burgers. Seafood and Ribs. Kids menu for the 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.The World Famous Sandshakera Pensacola Beach 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 & Karaoke, Wednesday $2 Ladies Nite, Thursday half price T-Shirt Nite. Live Entertainment Year Round Wednesday thru Sunday. Check out the Gift Shop. Across from the Boardwalk. Open 10 am 3 am. 850-932-2211. 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 Monday and Wednesday. 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.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 Were here everyday at 11. 932-4139. 2012 Visit us on the web at: E-mail: 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 Y ORK IRISH SALOON ONE OF AMERICAS GREAT STEAKHOUSESTM 11 Time Golden Spoon Aw ar d WinnerFlorida Trend Magazi ne Hall of Fa meBeef Backers Aw ar d Best St eaks in FloridaFlorida Mon thly Magazi ne Best Pub in FloridaFe atured on NBCs Today Sh ow and on T he Food Net wo rk Highly Recommended by Fodors, Frommers, Mobil & AA A Tr av el Guides 2011Visit us on the web at: E-mail: 41524-25_DinrCoverPensacola31412.indd 1 3/19/12 11:56:27 AM ...... the beachs news worldwide Seeing Stars... your horoscope for next weekARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although your energy level is high, be careful not to commit to too many projects at this time. You'll do better focusing on just a few tasks rather than spreading yourself too thin. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your heart might be leading you in one direction, but pay attention to your keen Bovine intellect. I'm cautioning you to think things through before making any commitments. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Your "serious" Twin has been dominant in your life for quite a while. It's time now to let that "wilder" half take you out for some good times -perhaps with someone very special. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Career aspects are high for Moon Children who make a good impression. Show people not only what you can already do, but also how you can be more valuable to them in the future. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Things start to brighten for the Lion's careful to resist the urge to splurge. You need to tuck something away to help you through another tight period. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Having to do too many tasks in too short a time could lower your mood to just above the grumbling level. But if you handle things one at a time, you'll get through it all soon enough. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Your usually carefully made holiday plans could be subject to change later this month. Use this week to prepare for that possibility by starting a Plan B just in case you need it. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Be careful about joining a colleague's plan to solve a workplace problem. Investigate it thoroughly. a predicament with other associates. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Slow down that high-paced whirl you've been on. Spending quiet time alone or with people you care for can be both physically and spiritually restorative. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Make suggestions, not demands. You'll be more successful in getting people to follow your lead if you exercise quiet patience instead of strong persuasion to get your ideas across. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) You still need more facts before you can make an informed career choice. One note of caution: Be careful about whom you ask for that information; otherwise, you could be misled. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Changing situations through the end of the week could lead to some challenging opportunities for those perspicacious Pisceans who know how to make them work to their advantage. Happy Hour Mon-Fri 11 to 7 49 Via de Luna 916-9808 Texas HoldEm Happy Hour Happy Hour Mon-Fri 11 to 7 Mon-Fri 11 to 7 Texas HoldEm Football Time!College & NFL Games Paddys Mug Club$5 Mug $2 Beer during football games


PAGE 14 Island Times November 12, 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 ADVERTISING3 bedroom, 2 bath, unfurnished house for annual lease. All kitchen appliances furnished, washer & dryer connections included, No pets allowed. Please call 251-743-4255---Available after November 1. Pensacola Beach Vacations Rentals. Call for the BEST RATES on Beachfront condos and beach homes. Toll Free 800-242-3224. Visit online Real Estate For Rent Calendar Pets 101 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 Gulf Breeze. $26,900. .19 acre. Check out my website for additional residential lot listings. www.denrem. com Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607. $240,000. Gulf Breeze. 4/3 home in Grand Ridge. Spacious floor plan, Underground utilities. Two car garage. Just blocks from Oriole Beach boat ramp. MLS#434436 Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607. Call a professional who advertises in Island Times! Its time for a new friends! Adoptable dogs and kittens at Humane Society of Pensacola, 850-432-4250. www. Pensacola Beach Dog Parks. Daily, 7 to SUNSET. Leashed, friendly dogs. Parking Lot E located near park east and Parking Lot B near park west on Fort Pickens Road. Kids and Kritters Parade, Saturday, Feb 22 at 2 p.m. at Casino Beach. Get your wagon or stroller ready. The theme is Out of this World! Island Times Blog where shelly waters meet sandy beaches Real Estate For Sale Parade, 10 am Shoreline Drive 7: Toys for Tots Poker Tourney. The Dock. 1 p.m. 8: Surfing Santa Beach Parade, 2 p.m. Via de Luna to Gulfside Pavilion 11: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open to the Public. 15:Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl. www. 24: Candlelight and Carols. Beach Community Church. 6 p.m. 31: Fireworks 8 pm & Midnight JANUARY 1: Polar Bear Plunge Paradise 2 pm 11: Krewe of Nereids King Kake Party, 3 p.m. Paradise. Open to public. 11: Krewe of Bananimals Ball, Ticket $50. Springhill Suites. 7 pm 25: Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast and Native Noontime Ball. 10 a.m. The Dock FEBRUARY 7: Krewe of Nereids Moonpie Party, 7 pm, Sandshaker. Open to public. 22:Kids and Kritters Parade, 2 p.m. Casino Beach Parking Lot MARCH 2: Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras parade, 2 p.m. Via de Luna to Gulfside Pavilion. 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 NOVEMBER 16: In Hot Pursuit 5K. Gulfside Pavilion. 8 am. 16: Wooly Booger Kiss The Hurricane Season Goodbye Bawl. 3 p.m. Paradise Bar and Grill. 16: Beach Church Fish Fry. Dine In or To Go. Will Deliver. 3 to 6 pm. Avenida 18 and Via de luna.www. 20: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open to the Public. Morgan Park Quasi Judicial Hearing. 23: Key Sailing Regatta 28: Happy Thanksgiving 28: Turkey Trot 5K, 8:30 a.m. www. 30: Jingle Bell Run, 5K DECEMBER 1: Sisters of the Beach Christmas Brunch. 11 a.m. Flounders 6: Beach Chamber Lighted Boat Parade. Beach Marina to Boardwalk. 6 pm 6: Pensacola Beach Elementary School Christmas Choral Program. Our Lady, 7 pm 7: Kowabunga Breakfast with Surfing Santa, 8 a.m. Surf Burger 7: Gulf Breeze Chamber Holiday


Island Times PAGE 15 November 12, 2013 By Terri McKamey One Stop Shop for the Watersports EnthusiastsSALES & RENTALSPensacola Beach at the Boardwalk 850-932-5520 OPEN 9 to 6weather permitting Catamarans Parasailing Waverunners Kayaks Boat RentalsGet a VIDEO of your Key Sailing Fun! ORDER NOW for Christmas ~ 98HAIR DESIGNS 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 Wow can you believe it's November already and Thanksgiving is just two weeks away? Its been a fantastic year for fishing and it hasn't stopped yet. The Redfish are really starting to move right now and reports from the Bob Sikes Bridge been phenomenal. Huge Bull Reds are being reporting and here's a pic sent to me. I just love seeing your pictures; nice job. I've been out at Fort Pickens and you can really see the Redfish schooling in the water just off the pier. I'm having great luck and so much fun catching them, too. Remember must fall between eighteen and twenty-seven inches. Bull Reds are so much fun to bring in, but practice catch and release with them. It's good karma for your next trip. Lots of action on the Piers. A generous amount of Mahi over these past two weeks and now Bonito are being caught, too. Several King Mackerel have been reported by anglers on the Navarre pier. All the piers have reported too. What a great way to spend an afternoon with these beautiful days we have been having! One of our bartenders at The Dock, Julie Hamilton caught the fever watching everyone else. She got herself a rod and reel and has been trying her luck. Stick with it Jules. We'll see you catching them in no time. Plenty of Flounder action being reported though this cooler snap will have them moving. The run typically begins in late October or November during front and continues through the early winter months. This means heavy concentrations of Flounder from the river mouths to the Pass. From what I hear everyones been out So get off that footballwatching couch and enjoy this beautiful weather we have been having. What are you waiting from the Bob Sikes Fishing Bridge, north of Pensacola Beach. 850-932-2211Tues: Joshua Tyrone, 5-7 Karaoke w/Becky, 8 Wed: Fatty Waters 9 1 Thurs: Tyler Mac Ban d 9 Nov 15 Class X 9 1 Nov 16 In Hot Pursuit 5K race; 8 Ya Yas Pedal Pub Crawl, 10 Class X 5-7 & 9-1 Nov 17 Lektric Mullet Krewe of Brewe Cookout 4 8 Karaoke w/Becky 9 Nov 22 & 23 Trunk Monkey 9 Nov 24 Dunnottar, 4-8 pm Karaoke w/Becky 9 across from Boardwalk 731 Pensacola Bch Blvd d MONDAY 10 -Close Half Price Drinks/Shots for BARE. Poker, 7 Trivia, 7:30 $2 TUESDAY 10 -Close $2 Wine/Beer/Well. Karaoke with Becky 8 Karaoke w/Becky WEDNESDAY Ladies Nite. 5 -Close $2 Wine/Beer/Well. Fatty Waters, 9 THURS: 7 -Close 1/2Price Drinks w/Shaker Shirt. Tyler Mac Band 9 SUND AY karaoke Somethings Always ShakinShaker Stage Get your Shaker Shirtweekly line upShakin Weekends Ahoy Skipper! Paradise Regatta Hobie 16 winners were Dallas Roper, left, and Janice McGallen. Sailors competed sunny November 2. Whats in a name? Should you be concerned if you sit down with a guy named Tex or King or McQueen during one of the Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun weekly tourneys? Yes. Mike King landed in the winners circle at the Sandshaker, October 28 and Chris McQueen outlasted all the players on November 4. Tex Atkinson played to the top spot at the Pelican Lounge on October 25. But, dont let that stop you. The games are open to everyone 21 and older. Weekly schedule is on page 12 of this edition. King Rules Hold EmGet your bike, skateboard or anything that rolls and join the annual Poker Pub Pedal hosted by The Islander and The Break, Sunday, November 17. Registration is at 11 a.m. at the historic Islander Lounge in the Via de Luna Shopping Center. Kick stands are up at 1 p.m. and riders will visit a list of Pensacola Beach pubs, picking the way. Proceeds from the event are faced with horrendous medical bills after a brief illness. Freddys beach family invites all to join the event. The last stop is The Break where the party really heats up. Pub Pedal For Freddy


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