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Volume XIV, Number 6 Pensacola Beach, Florida July 10, 2018 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 The Blues Cheers erupt from the crowds on the sand when the United States Navys Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels scream through the skies above Pensacola Beach. The annual Red, White and Blues week featuring the world famous Blue day is the big day when Pensacola Beach turns into Air Show Central. The island is populated early with air show fans who patriotism. Fly over to page 2 for air show details, tips and tricks.


PAGE 2 Island Times July 10, 2018 Island TimesPublished every other TuesdayNo portion of this publication may be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. Mark Your CalendarSRIA: BCC: Thursday, July 12. Committee of the Whole. 5:30 p.m. 221 Palafox Place. BCC & SRIA: Tuesday, July 17. Meeting between both boards. 5:30 p.m. 221 Palafox Place. BCC: Thursday, July 19, Agenda Review, 9 a.m.; Public Forum, 4:30 p.m.; Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m. 221 Palafox Place. www., Questions? District Four 850-595-4940 SRIA: Wednesday, July 25, 5 p.m. SRIA Boardroom, #1 Via de Luna. Santa Rosa Island Authority Committee Meeting. Agenda Helpful Contact Numbers 850-436-9620 (9-1-1 for emergencies) Animal Control Pensacola Beach: 850-595-0097 Santa Rosa Island Authority: 850-932-2257 (Report unpermitted construction to Developmental Services) Stranded or disoriented turtle on the beach: 1-888-404-3922, #FWC or *FWC Your Arrival Maneuver: What To Bring: Where to sit: Keep Your Cool: Helpers: Hear ye, Hear ye: Mole Patrol: Show Central: Float My Boat Clean Beach Exit Strategy: Blue Angels Show Delights Crowds


Island Times PAGE 3 As 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 July 10, 2018 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 WINGS79cEvery Thursday 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 Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness All Sports Always On ...Barefoot on the BeachThe Islander Newspaper August 18, 1993 A newcomer moved into my house over the weekend. She has long, velvety ears, a sprinkle of freckles on her nose and her ten pound body is covered with soft chocolate and white fur. She has funny little bronze colored eyebrows and green eyes. Most of the time she looks sad although she is a hundred percent happy. She could grace the outside of any dog chow package. Its been such a long time since I had a puppy, I had almost forgotten how much pleasure their unrehearsed comedy routines can bring. Talk about a stress buster. Just watching Page, my new English Springer pup, eat breakfast takes all thoughts of presit is to see a little pup standing with both feet in her water bowl, dragging her ears in as well, and calmly munching on her bowl of food. Not even the resulting mars the joy of watching this performance. The first night a puppy is separated from her siblings and removed to unfamiliar surroundings, inhabited by strangers, usually guarantees a traumatic experience, so I was prepared to spend Sunday night comforting a scared, lonely, little animals. First, I put a pair of Jeremys well-worn socks in her bed, and after a short stroll, I tucked her in. She promptly fell asleep and didnt wake up until about 3 a.m. She didnt cry. She just played. She chased the dirty socks around other rooms in the house. I soon fell asleep and did not awaken until she tugged on the comforter at 6 a.m. So much for the lonely, scared puppy. Theres a whole lot of new stuff going on with dogs now. Its best not to run to the grocery and buy some standard brand of food. Theres a Science Diet and according to all the dog experts in my family, it is mandatory that measured in the proper quantity the day. And dont they warn, ever within her reach. If she should eat a bite of chicken or hot dog, she could get a stomach ache and probably would be traumatized for life by the experience. Im trying. I promise that Page will be raised properly as the dog of the nineties. Time was that whenever the dog committed a criminal act such as chewing up leather slippers or gouging the sofa, you could roll up a newspaper, tap the pup lightly and say No. No. nies in a soda can. (Not 14 or 16, but 15 pennies.) Each time the pup is to be reprimanded, you say No. No. and shake the can. So far, I have not put this device together and I just say, No. No and give her a puppy toy to chew. She seems agreeable to this process, so I may never have to resort to such a deterrent as shaking a Im not sure I needed a dog to add to the chaos which constantly surrounds me. At least, last week, I wasnt sure I needed a dog. But, today, I guess I have changed my without this little bundle of fur to play with, to cuddle, to love? And how could I have forgotten how quickly a devoted animals sends back the love you give it. And so I must freely admit that I did, indeed, need a dog. Not just any dog. Only this little Springer who obviously was destined to become my companion. Page moved into my house this weekend and into my heart forever. And I promise to serve only the prescribed Science Diet, in the proper amounts, at the proper time. But, forget the 15 penny jangling pop can school of canine obedience. Bowser needs a good, long through the dog days of summer! continues its 2018 Doggie BatheIn season Saturday, July 21, from during the warm weather season, and groomings are available on a Events are held the third Saturday of the month through October and will also be held August 18, September 15 and October 20. Charges for baths and groomings are based on the dogs weight. Please bring your own towels or you may rent a towel for a one dollar donation. In addition to providing a service to pet owners, the BatheIns are an important fundraising providing a substantial portion of the shelters revenue. The events are run by shelter staff and volunteers. New volunteers and experienced groomers are always needed. Those interested in helping should contact the volunteer coordinator at volunteer@ Society is located at 5 North Q Street, Pensacola, FL 32505. For more information go to www. Humane Society Cleans Your Pooch At Bathe In cheon at the Beach Church Fellowship Hall. President Andra Morgan, back, welcomed President Janet Mays, First Vice President Barbara Fleischman, and President Barbara Sea Turtle Baby Shower Sat Aug 11 11 to 2 Landshark Landing


PAGE 4 Island Times July 10, 2018 ?? ? ??? ? ?T? ???rivia??? ? PEOPLE Pensacolas Oldest Name in Retail Downtown since 1910 36 E. Garden Street Pensacola 850-438-1628 www.rcaamall.comREYNALDSCollectibles & Antique MallMid-Century Modern Furniture Chairs, Art, Tables & More Bar Ware Vintage Military Items inn Go Where The Locals Go Stay and Play Special Rates Reservations 850-932-2319 MusicThursday July 12, 6 John Hart Project Friday July 13, 6 John Hart Project Saturday July 14, 6 T yler Mac Sunday July 15, 3 Uncle Ben s Remedy W ednesday July 18, 6 Josh Garrett Band Thursday July 19, 6 Josh Garrett Band Friday July 20, 6 T rue Blue Band Saturday July 21, 6 Live Music Sunday July 22, 3 Corporate America Food & Fun Chef Johns Daily Lunch & Dinner Specials ~ Full Service & Tiki Bar ~ 21 Via de Luna Pensacola Beach 850-916-5087 Events Red White & Blues Week Friday, July 13 Air Show begins noon Saturday July 14 Air Show begins noon Upcoming Sunday, July 29, 3 PM Sam Price & The True Believers Tuesday, July 31, 6 PM Sam Price & The True Believers Wed -Thurs, Aug. 15-16, 6 PM The Rev. Billy C. WirtzLila Cox answered the dual question trivia so quickly it could make your head spin. She wrote, Tommy Grice hosted the Wato the question, what was the iconic Fourth of July party hosted for forty years by a beach char watermelon concoction sucked your head spin. 1972, Tommy Grice hosted his character. Glenn Windham. By day he is a well-respected number cruncher and the rest of the time he dabbles it was Tommy and the infamous anie Waite sent her answer with a dismissive Too easy. Tommy Felicia Fisher was correct as well. Bruce Clark knew it was with the correct name. Fourth of Fourth were his two submissions. Gowens and Wally Pecevich were the hosts. Nope, that was the end of summer party. from the Land of the Woefully The Great Watermelon SuckBeach version of Charlie Brown my Grice and his Watermelon Suck Off. Or, perhaps Lovely answer. via a chatty phone call which included way too much informa tion, some half truths, a report on who has the best lunch on the iscourse of her answer, she talked Master wanted to disqualify her, this edition. The Trivia Master 1. Who created the U.S. Navys Flight Demonstration Team? B. Admiral Chester Nimitz C. Colonel Harry J. Hewson D. President Harry S. Truman 2. What year were the Blue Angels formed? A. 1922 B. 1939 C. 1946 D. 1952 3. Where did the name Blue Angels originate? A. Pilot s Nickname B. New York Nightclub C. Religious Order D. Contest gar, Tiger, Panther and Hornet to the Blue Angels? A. Personality T raits C. T otem Animals D. Aircraft Flown A. Pensacola, Florida B. W ashington, DC C. San Diego, California D. Jacksonville, Florida shows? A. 1.3 million B. 500,000 C. 500 million D. 1.6 billion 16 shows in eight countries throughout A. France, Germany and Ireland B. Russia, Romania, Bulgaria C. Russia, Georgia and Armenia D. Poland, Switzerland and France 8. Where do the Blue Angels currently conduct their winter training? A. El Centro, California B. Las V egas, Nevada C. Key W est, Florida D. T uscon, Arizona receive? A. $50,000 B. Nothing C. $150,000 D. $12,000 as low as 50 feet? A. Diamond Roll B. Sneak Pass D. Flat OutAre you are Blue Angels Ace? DOUBLE TWOs Jeanette Baron who celebrated niversary on June 22. The Villa Sabine couple met in a support BEST DAD where dads compete in super craEric Johnson was named best dad like to extend a special thanks to participated at the request of his wife Sara. The proceeds from the SPECIAL GUESTChrissy Cook was a proud mom at the Pensacola Beach introduction, she introduced her Jared and their dad were at home SAND STRONG haul a carefully balanced dozen sand to their proper location. Of of the day. When Ryland returns for football season at Gulf Breeze should be up to par. AIR SHOW ANNIVERSARYFrank and Pam Templeton, who live at the top of South anniversary. They were married prior to the show on their balcony couple!FIRECRACKER GIRLS and blue for her July 3 birthday. birthday candles on July Fourth. Teacher Jennifer Neal is always to record a little story each day. It


The Gulfside Pavilion is the most popular place on the island Tuesday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. The free outdoor concert series, Bands on the Beach, continues weekly through October 30. There is no charge to attend the concerts. Bands on the Beach is funded by the businesses and residents on Pensacola Beach and coordinated by the Santa Rosa Island Authority. Beach restaurants are open before, during and after the concert to serve you. Spectators are encouraged to PAGE 5 Island Times July 10, 2018 Here are the answers to the Blue Angels Pop Quiz from Page 4. 1. Admiral Chester Nimitz, Chief of Naval Operations 2. April 24, 1946 3. New York Nightclub. The original team members came across the name of the nightclub in the New Yorker magazine 4. Aircraft flown. F9F-8 Cougar, 1955-57. F11F-1 Tiger, 1957-68. F9F2 and F9F5 Panther, 1949-55. F/A-18 Hornet, 1986 to present. 5. Jacksonville, Florida. Craig Field, June 15, 1946. 6. 500 million. The Blue Angels perform for an estimated 12 million spectators a year. 7. Russia, Romania and Bulgaria 8. El Centro, California since 1967. Key West, Florida from 1958-1962. Tuscon, Arizona from 1963 to 1966. 9. Nothing. Personnel volunteer to serve and consider it an honor to be part of the team. 10. Sneak pass performed by the Lead Solo Count up your correct answers out of a total of ten. How did you do? 10/10 Blue Angels Ace 9/10 Soaring in rare air 8/10 Super sonic 7/10 You get wings 6/10 Sit in the back seat 5/10 Half Hitch 4/10 Brush up on your facts 3/10 Head in the clouds 2/10 Try harder next time 1/10 Crash landingThe Trivia Masters Blue Angels Pop Quiz Answers Santa Rosa Island Authority Committees approved relaxation and recreation based service providers at their June 27 meetings. The Development and Leasing Committee gave the nod to Marina Quirk who submitted plans to open Soleilune Massage and Spa in an open air location at the Pensacola Beach RV Resort. The Committee also approved a request from Robert Rinke to allow Parsons Marine and Dolphin Premier Adventure Park as soon as their dock is completed. The Administrative Committee heard good news from SRIA Finance Director Dottie Ford who reported that lease fee collections from April 2018 were trending up. The $447,423 in revenue was ten percent higher than April 2017. are 3.5 percent above last year. Expenses were 4 percent less than expected. At the conclusion of the Committee Meetings, a Budget Workshop was followed by a Special Full Board Meeting. 2019 Budget to the Board. The 2019 Budget anticipates revenue from commercial lease fees at $2,609,618. Commercial lease fees are tied to the businesses gross revenue, so the collections are greater when business is booming. By comparison, income generate from commercial leases was $2,976,903 in FY 2017. Residential lease fees are more easily estimated. The 2019 residential lease fee income is anticipated to be 1,363,688; which is the same amount budgeted from 2018. The actual collection during FY 2017 was $1,659,485. The Budget was unanimously approved with Board Member Tammy Bohannon absent. The Budget will be sent to the Escambia County Board of Commissioners prior to the July 1 review and present the SRIA budget for adoption at the September 20 Commission meeting. The Santa Rosa Island Authority Full Board will meet Wednesday, July 11 at 5 p.m. at #1 Via de Luna. The meetings are open to the public and agendas are Island Authority Committees Approve Two New BusinessesFull Board Completes 2019 Budgetbring lawn chairs, but leave glass and pets at home. Upcoming Concerts:July 10 Reunion Band July 17 Bay Bridge Band July 24 The Rowdies July 31 Mr. Big and the Rhythm Sisters Aug. 7 Emerald Gold Aug. 14 Deja Vu Aug. 21 The Astronauts Aug. 28 ClassX For more information, call 850-932-2257, go or tune to Cat Country 98.7 for the latest updates.Free Concert Series Continues


PAGE 6 Island Times 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 45 A Via de Luna 934-4848 OPEN EVERYDAY 7:30 am to 3 pm Daily Specials Homemade Soups Fresh Fish TacosJuly 10, 2018 Have you ever had one of those days when you wished you had just stayed in bed? Well, I my bathroom the same as every found what will now serve as my lem solved. So get over it and move on. for my daughter Mel, grand daughter Sissy, her friend Dadressed and gathered what I slower in the morning. yes, he did have them the day before. CaddyWagon). They were also no idea what he did with them. ing. So now I'm late and have to derful. I also made Sissy and other and to do that you need to be in the moment, not on a to tell them I was running late. The Owner/Manager was very own waitress," referring to Mel. when we left. I ran my errands but true to the beginning of my day, I did not and I have no idea what I missed. me.) the meantime, I'll be driving his little guys with the hammers day and I would have missed it the girls will long remember the wonderful memories with famShow. them, too. If you are running short on Salad. This is my best tried and Easy Chicken Salad Croissants lettuce (optional) 2 large cans chicken, white and/or dark (I've used one of each before) 1 cup mayonnaise (add more if chicken salad is too dry) 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 can cashews, chopped large mixing bowl. Add mayonuntil well blended, adding more mayonnaise if needed. Heat tightly sealed in refrigerator. fore serving.) Pensacola Beach Womans Clubbers toasted the members with June Birthdays at their June 21 luncheon meeting at the Beach Church Fellowship Hall. Honorees are (L to R): Chrissy Cook, Barbara Altemeyer, Bettie Lee Sundstrom and Barbara Fleischman. The Club meets socially during the summer and will resume business meetings in the fall. Terric Tips by JoAnn Derson


Island Times PAGE 7 July 10, 2018 See all our listings at or call 1.850.932.0067 Joe Billingsly Megan Bithos Nancy Born Jennifer Cole Rick Golden Ginger Green Nance Robby Greene Ardythe Haas Stephanie Harrington Susan Kennedy Dominic Lauber David Owens Kathy Billingsly Ray Fen Shi Fred Simmons joe Stanton Sandy Zern Kevin HayesCONTACT OUR AGENTS WATERFRONT LOT .37 acres w/98 feet sound front. Seawall. Gated Community w/lighted tennis courts, pool, hot tub, sauna, underground utilities, preserved conservation area. MLS #526429 Navarre Beach $449,000 CheckMat Florida hosted their Summer Jiu Jitsu Summer Festival at the Gulfside Pavilion, June 23. The event featured seminars from international and local masters. Students ages ranged from 4 years old and up; and abilities from beginners to those Ocean Hour organizers are seeking volunteers to assist with a clean up at Fort Pickens, Saturday, July 28. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. The clean up is just one hour from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Fort Pickens is located at 1400 Fort Pickens Road, at the westernmost end of Pensacola Beach. Drive to the Ranger Station and let the Ranger at the gate know that you are an Ocean Hour Clean Up Volunteer. Spend An Hour Help The BeachIt is very important to remember that it is bird nesting season. Please observe the posted speed limit and be aware of areas sights. The clean up area is typically calling 850-450-1112, and leave a message. Ocean Hour provides all supplies. Buckets, grabbers, gloves and trash bags will be distributed to volunteers. Attendees should dress appropriate for the weather and bring water, bug spray and sunscreen as needed. Shoes may get wet if cleaning near shoreline. For more information or to be added to the Ocean Hour weekly email list, volunteer@


PAGE 8 Island Times July 10, 2018 PBA Sea Turtle Baby ShowerSaturday, August 11 @ 11 Landshark Landing Kim Gibbons, Broker/Beach Specialist 850-912-9826 Unit 606 West $330,000 MLS# 535226 Island living at Regency Towers Blue Sky Gift Shoppe 3479 Gulf Breeze Pkwy 850-932-7100 Pensacola Beach To Go! Gulf Breeze U-10 Baseball Coach Nathan VanMeter with two of his players Miller Caldwell, left, and Trey Hanson at the USSSA Opening Ceremonies, June 20 at the Gulfside Pavilion. It was a lighthearted moment, but these kids are all business on the baseball diamond. They vanquished most of their opponents during the three day Gulf Coast Drafted League Championship tournament and brought home second place trophy. Trey Hansons proud grandparents are Fran and Tom Grow of Pensacola Beach. Photo courtesy of Megan Hanson Pensacola Ski and Travel Club is all about adventure. Formerly the Pensacola Ski Club, the group recently changed their name to better reflect the proWould you like to ski the Colorado slopes, tour Europe by bike and barge, sail the Rhine River or amble the streets of Cortina, Italy? Then, the Pensacola Ski and Travel Club is a perfect Learn more about their events at the annual Expo, Thursday, August 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Museum of Commerce, 201 E. Zaragosa in Pensacola. Ski and Travel Club Announces August ExpoIts free for members and $20 for non-members. Beer, wine, fruit, cheese and desserts will be served. Reservations to attend are due by July 25 to Membership information is available at


PAGE 9 Island Times July 10, 2018 Free Trolley Service: Daily from 4 p.m. to midnight. The best way to get around on the island is to take a free ride on the Pensacola Beach trolleys. Three trolleys run east-west and core area routes. The last pick up is at 11:30 p.m. Trolley stop maps are available at the Pensacola Beach Visitors Information Center. Go online to Bands on the Beach: Tuesday, July 10, 7 p.m. Free concert at Gulfside Pavilion. The Reunion Band. The group was formed in the summer of 1989, and its song list predominantly features rock and rhythm & blues from the 1960s and 1970s. Mem bers of the group include guitar), Billy cals), Charlyne cals), Ed NickEach Tuesday through October. VisitPensacola School of the Soldier: Thursdays through Sundays at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Fort Pickens which is located at the westernmost tip of the island. Meet at the Fort Pickens Bookstore for this 30 minute program. It is accessible. School of the Soldier includes program is free, however, there is an entrance fee of there is no entrance fee.) 850-934-2600, www.NPS. Red, White and Blues Week on Pensacola show starts at noon with urday, July 14 Show starts See page 2, for more. Stargazing: Friday, July 13 at 8 p.m. in Fort unteers from the Escambia night out under the stars. Get an up close view of some celestial objects and learn more about the night sky. Telescopes will be available for use. Fee to enter the park, but star gaze is free. Pearl Clarkin Concert at the Spaceship House on Pensacola Beach. Friday, July 13, 5 to 8 p.m. Pensacola Beachs Pearl Clarkin is a singersongwriter who now resides in Nashville, Tenn. She will be in town, hosting a private concert at one of the most talked about and photographed homes on Mere Mortals Triathlon Training: Sunday, July 15, 6 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion. This requires membership in Tri Gulf Coast. Every Sunday through October. Check it out Beach Eco Walk: Sunday, July 15 at 8 a.m. Meet at the parking lot 27 The walk lasts about one hour, is at a leisurely pace. open to the public at no charge. Kids will like it. sunscreen. Bring water. You might get wet and sandy. 850-687-9968 or Art on the Boardwalk: Sunday, July 15 from noon to 6 p.m. at Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. FamNo charge to browse. Sunset Beach Yoga: Sunday, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Bring a sheet, large towel or mat, water and an open mind. Behind the Hilton. Nominal charge. Each Sunday, weather permitting. 850-723-2792 Innerlight Surf Camp: Monday, July 16. New session begins. For strong swimmers aged 8 and One day passes available. Bands on the Beach: Tuesday, July 17, 7 p.m. Free concert at Gulfside Pavilion. Baybridge Band. Tuesday through October. Sidewalk Star Gaze: Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21, just south of the Gulfside Pavilion. tronomers set up telescopes and binoculars so guests can see the moon, stars, planets and other celestial bodies. There is no charge, but is dependent on weather. Star Gaze begins at dark. Mere Mortals Triathlon Training: Sunday, July 22, 6 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion. This requires membership in Tri Gulf Coast. Every Sunday through October. Check it out Vacation Bible School: Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27 from 9 a.m. until noon. attend at no charge. Visitors welcome., 850-932-6628 for more details. Bands on the Beach: Tuesday, July 24, 7 p.m. Free concert at Gulfside Pavilion. The Rowdies play. Tuesday through October. Race for the Rosesmale regatta hosted by the Pensacola Beach Yacht Club. Part of a trilogy of womens regattas. Note these upcoming events: Bushwacker 5K Run 7:30 a.m. Starts in Gulf Breeze, ends at the BoardHosted by Captn Fun Runners. www.werunwild. com for more. Sea Turtle Baby Shower shores. Meet a mermaid. Take the Sea Turtle Oath. Taste of the Beach, Saturday, September 15, festival featuring signature dishes from 20 Pensacola Beach restaurants. Chef competitions, cooking demos. Beer Tasting. Ticketed ter Tumblers, t-shirts. Hosted by the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce. Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival, October 4-7. Fans can meet the hitmakers. Hundreds of perfor mances, a variety of venues. Military Songwriters Events, cruise, kids songwriting. PensacolaBeachSongwritersFestival. com Santa Rosa Island Triathlon, Saturday, October 6 at 7 a.m. This is the 23rd running of this popular multi-sport event. Gulf Swim, bike and run course on island streets. Enter at Trot For Thought, Thursday, November 22 at 8:30 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion. 5K on Turkey Day to and register today! Pensacola Beach Chambers Lighted Boat Parade Meet Santa. PensacolaBeachChamber.comJuly Events Jam Calendar The Reunion Band


PAGE 10 Island Times July 10, 2018 Call for a FREE Valuation You may be surprised! Mike Doman REALTOR 850 910 2589 Pensacola Beachs Sharla Dawn Gorder is the author of My Vices Collide, A Celebration of Being a Little Messed Up. The book is available at Geronimos on Pensacola Beach and Pizazz in Gulf Breeze. Sharla Dawn At DawnPensacola Beachs Sharla Dawn Gorder is the author of My Vices Collide, A Celebration of Being a Little Messed Up. The book is available at Geronimos on Pensacola Beach and Pizazz in Gulf Breeze. Im so excited, and I just cant hide it I just cant explain it either! The beach is so quiet this morning, but thats about to change, and I cant wait. You see, Im usually not one for huge crowds. Neither am I drawn to things that go fastand loud noises really stress me out. So why, pray tell, is it that ment, crushed amidst a throng of sunburned tourists, awaiting It seems Im always the last to way out over the Gulf, then a Diamond-shaped blur, and at last a mighty escadrille of thundering mechanical mightright in my face! Blue Angel weekend is the biggest event at our house all year. My husband takes the bear to miss even the practice shows. Together we cook enough food to feed everyone we knowand a few that we dont. (We started a tradition of sharing ice-cold watermelon with the tourists on the beach after the show.) The showthough Ive seen it dozens of times in my lifeis still an emotional experience for me. And its not so much the awesome, even terrifying, display of military might (though I would hate to be on the opposing team in any kind of skirmish with these guysthey can be combat ready in 72 hours). No, its something else, something more like respect, even admiration. There are people in those machines! Real live men and women in those cockpits. I know it, Ive actually seen them as they tear past. A couple of maneuvers bank so close to our house, I The amount of discipline, it must take to earn a spot on that elite team is mind-boggling in itselfbut thats not what gets me all weepy and goose-pimply every year. Its the unity. The trust. Its the fearless faith these individuals have in the whole. The Blue Angels trademark Diamond formation leaves only 18 inches for error, a foot-and-a-half of space from wingtip to canopy hurtling hundreds of miles per hour. In perfect unison. Wow. Yeah, that moves me for some reason. mph sneak pass toward the end of the show. Gets me every time! Every time! That one moves way. Ha! The Blue Angels as they soar above Sharla Dawns gulf front viewing spot. The display of military power and Classic movies shown in the gracious opulence of the Saenger Theatre in downtown Pensacola is a popular summer treat. The Classic Movie Series begins July 21. The seventh season for the movie series is chocked-full of the most-popular classic Hollywood actors and actresses including Julie Andrews, James Stewart, Burt Reynolds, Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra. There are murder mysteries, love stories, comedies and musicalssomething for everyone, in addition to another favorite Hitchcock movie: 7/21 High Society Starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra 7/28 Jezebel Starring Bette Davis, Henry Fonda and George Brent 8/4 Smokey and the Bandit Starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field and Jerry Reed 8/11 Rear Window Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly Lets See A ShowSaenger Summer Classic Movie Series Beginsand Wendell Corey 8/18 Wizard of Oz Starring Judy Garland, Bert Lahr, Ray Bolger and Jack Haley 8/25 The Sound of Music Starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Eleanor Parker I was really excited to see the movie schedule this year, said Kathy Summerlin, Director of Booking and Marketing for the Saenger Theatre. She continued We are looking forward to another record-breaking season mostly attributed to the overwhelming support of the community and our sponsors. Tickets for the Saenger Classic Movie Series will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 13 at noon at the Saenger 22 East Intendencia or on the night of each movie beginning at 6 p.m. Prices for admission remain at $5 per person for general admission seating. Tickets are only available for purchase at the


Island Times PAGE 11 July 10, 2018Southern Realty and Rentals Luxury Beach Homes & Condos Members of the Pensacola Beach Chamber were updated about storm readiness by Escambia Countys Emergency Management Chief John Dosh at their June 21 meeting at Our Ladys Hunt Hall. Dosh distributed copies of the 2018 Disaster Guide. In his presentation he reminded business owners that planning was key to managing disaster preparedness. The guide which includes all disasters has a section dedicated to hurricanes. Noting that all of Pensacola Beach is a Zone A, Dosh said he encourages businesses and individuals to complete an emergency plan. We evacuate to save lives, said Dosh. In the case of hurricanes, be ready to leave when the evacuation order is made. Dont wait. Dosh reminded Chamber members that there are more resources available at and the new MyEscambia app for cell phones. The 2018 Escambia County Disaster Guides are available at no charge at the Beach Visitors Center. Pensacola Beach Chamber has 140 members and welcomed the following new members: Hang Ten Helicopters, Gulf Coast Maritime Services and The Arc Gateway, Inc. The Beach Chamber meets next on Thursday, August 16 at Our Ladys Hunt Hall. Christian Wagley, Gulf Restoration Network, will be the featured speaker. Breakfast is served at 7:30 a.m. for $5; the meeting starts at 8 a.m. Guests are welcome to attend. For guest passes, please call 850-932-1500 or email Chamber Membership Services Director Kailey Weiner at info@ Gives Disaster Updates Escambia Countys Emergency Management Chief John DoshThe Escambia County Board of County Commissioners and the Santa Rosa Island Authority will hold a joint meeting Tuesday, July 17 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Board Chambers, Room 100, in the Ernie Lee Magaha Government Building at 221 Palafox Place. four items that he will bring forward for discussion. The items include: considering a full automation of and price reduction at the Bob Sikes Toll Facility to ease congestion at the toll plaza; to achieve a revenue-neutral outcome of a toll price reduction, consider the addition of some paid, premium parking; with regard to Lease Renewals, work toward equity between and among beach leaseholders; and a discussion about the proposed Roundabouts to determine whether residents believe they are necessary and desirable. The meeting is open to the public and beach residents are encouraged to attend. This meeting can be viewed live on, channel 98 for Mediacom subscribers and channel 99 for AT&T U-verse subscribers, or watched anytime at ECTV On Demand.Board of Commissioners Jeff Bergosh, District 1 (Chairman) Doug Underhill, District 2 Lumon May, District 3 (Vice Chairman) Grover C. Robinson, IV, District 4 Steven Barry, District 5 Santa Rosa Island Authority Commissioners, Island Authority To Hold Joint Board Meeting


Island Times July 10, 2018 PAGE 12 Seeing Stars................... this weeks horoscopes S unrise and S unset with Safari-Su by Susan Haselton-Barr LIVING BRINGS IT IN. WE TAKE IT OUT.Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner Area and Oriental Rugs Tile & Grout Marble, Vinyl & Hardwood Cars, Boats & RV InteriorsV-8 Powered Steam Clean Process Dont forget932-7670 934-1913 Order by phone or online FREE DeliverySusan Haselton-Barr 850-934-3865Mary Kay Independent Beauty Call today to order850-206-3156 Joe Stukey Computer Repair in Your Home McClure Drive Gulf Breeze Great Rates Safe, Clean & Secure 24/7 Digital Surveillance Professional Management Boat Parking Drive Up Access Moving & Packing Supplies Climate Controlled Self Storage 850-879-2112 850-932-2323new name, same great service ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your Aries leadership qualities can help bring order out of all that confusion, whether it's on the job or in the home. But be careful to guide, not goad, others into following you. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Applying a more personal view to a job-linked issue could help provide better insight into those persistent problems. Use your keen Taurean logic to cut through the double-talk. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Taking some time off could be the best way to get through that seemingly endless round of demands. You'll return refreshed and ready to tackle things from a new perspective. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Restoring a sagging professional relationship takes a lot of effort. By all means, state your position. But also make sure you pay close attention to the other person's point of view. LEO (July 23 to August 22) A hot prospect intrigues the Big Cat, who is always on the prowl for a promising investment. But be careful that this "promise" has a chance of being kept. Check it out more carefully. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A friend could use some of your compassion and concern. If he or she doesn't ask for help, be sure you step up and make the first move. Also, check out a new career possibility. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) You might have difficulty getting your opinions heard because of all the noise being made by the other side. But hang in there. Others should line up with you once they learn the facts. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Offering to help a colleague is commendable. But before you commit your time and effort, check to see if that person's situation is all that he or she has led you to believe it is. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) You soon should be seeing positive results from your recent efforts on behalf of a family member. On another matter, check that you have all the facts regarding a job assignment. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Your aspects favor closer family relationships this week. Take time for visits, whether in person, by phone, by mail or in cyberspace. Let them know how important they are to you. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A missed opportunity isn't always a negative. Maybe your instincts are telling you not to rush into something you "thought" was worthwhile. Make time for family this weekend. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Your sense of humor helps you get through a tricky situation. But some stick-in-themuds might not be so willing to make the changes that you and others agree are necessary. Jambo (Hello everybody )! The new bridge that takes us into paradise is quite demanding. Its appetite for manual labor, dirt, noisy drilling and thousands of yards of concrete are never ending. I feel like I am on a go kart ride. Swerving around obstacles, taking the corners and triumphantly arriving into the Breeze. Mumbling under my breath, I still smile every time I turn into my street. A little slice of heaven. My home is nestled (almost buried) under old growth oak trees only two miles from the Gulf of Mexico. By the way, the insurance company loves that I am across the street from the Bay, one mile from the intercoastal waterway and two miles from the Gulf. A small price to pay for the joy of seeing my family visit and beg to go to the beach immediately. Flounders is always our first stop shrimp, sand, and Margaritas. I remind myself of all the good deeds our Pensacola Beach band of merry men and women, all volunteers, have accomplished. Over the last 35 years, passionate individuals have given of their time to retain the islands beauty and our family friendly status. TIP: Whether you're driving to a family reunion, taking the train for a weekend getaway, or jetting halfway around the world, there's no question that traveling is stressful. Trying to look good while you're traveling is pretty much on the top of the stress-o-meter. 1. Moisturize: Apply intense moisturizer the night before you are going to fly. This will help increase hydration in your skin before you're exposed to the dehydrating effects of cabin pressure. 2. Forgo the Foundation: Skip foundation on the day of your trip, and instead wear only moisturizer. Before you land, add a tinted moisturizer for a fresh, healthy look. If you just can't leave the house without some foundation, put on a primer first -a silicone-based liquid or cream that puts a layer of protection between skin and makeup. It will help foundation and blush last longer and help keep your skin from becoming dehydrated. 3. Mist With Mineral Water To refresh makeup while traveling, never glob on more foundation or blush. Instead, use a mister of mineral water and add a dab of moisturizer. Next time you are enjoying our wonderful Pensacola Beach give a toast to the individuals who preserved the white sands for your enjoyment. Try throwing kindness around like confetti. You never know where it will land.


Island Times PAGE 13July 10, 2018 Andra MorganOwner/Broker850-450-8844Buying? Selling? Contact us! Kathy DreadinRealtor850-982-8140The Andra Morgan Team Professionals You Can Trust 850-450-8844 850-982-8140 17 years experience in Pensacola Beach Real By DJ Zemenick Nature NotesBy Rick OConnor Sea Grant Agent University of Florida IFAS/Escambia Extension Just a decade ago, few people would have known what a gopher tortoise was and would have hard time finding one. But today, because of the protection they they are becoming more common. This is certainly an animal you might see visiting one of our state parks. The gopher tortoise is one of only two true land dwelling turtles in our area and is in a family all to its own. They are miners, digging large burrows that can extend up to a depth of 7 feet and a length of 15 feet underground. However, tortoises are not very good at digging up towards the surface, so there is only the one entrance in and out of the burrow. The burrow of the tortoise can be distinguished from other burrowing animals, such as armadillos, in that the bottom line of the and the top is domed or arched shaped; mammalian burrows are general rule is one burrow equals one tortoise, though this is not always true. Some burrows are, at times, shared by more than one and some may not be occupied at all. The tortoise itself is rather large, shell lengths reaching 15 inches. They can be distinguished from the other land dwelling turtle, the box turtle, by having a and large elephant like legs. The forelimbs are more muscular than the hind and possess large claws for digging the burrow. Tortoises prefer dry sandy soils in areas where it is more open and there are plenty of young plants to eat; box turtles are fans of more dense brush and wooded areas. Tortoises spend most of the remain in the 70F range. Usually when it is cooler, early morning or late afternoon, or during a rain and feed on young plants. rows, and not the tortoise. You can tell if the burrow has an active tortoise within by the tracks and scrap marks at the entrance. Active burrows are clean and not overgrown with weeds and debris. Many times, you can see the face of the tortoise at the entrance, but retreat further down. Many times a photo shot within a burrow will reveal the face of a tortoise in the picture. There is a warning here though. Over 370 species of creatures use this burrow to get out of the weather along with the mondback rattlesnake. So do not stick your hand or your face into the entrance seeking a tortoise. Most of the creatures sharing the burrow are insects but there are others such as the gopher frog and the gopher mouse. One interesting member of the burrow family is the Eastern Indigo Snake. This is the largest native snake to North America, reaching a length of eight feet, and is a beautiful iridescent black color. The indigo is not dangerous at all, actually it feeds on venomous snakes and it is a good one to have around. Federal and state laws protect the indigo, as with the gopher frog and mouse. All of these animals have declined in number over the past few decades. This is primarily due to loss of the needed gopher tortoise burrows, which have declined because the tortoises have declined, and this is due to habitat loss and harvesting. Again, tortoises like dry sandy soils for digging burrows. The longleaf pine forest is historically found in coastal areas where such open wooded areas exist even Pensacola Beach. All of the members of the tortoise community are still proyou must not disturb them if seen. Photos are great and you should feel lucky to have viewed one. "Lights...Camera...Action!" Although this may be a normal photography on the beach can disrupt sea turtle action during nesting season. Despite the progress we've made with turtle friendly lighting in the past few years, we and have had multiple incidences of post-nesting disorientation this season. Much of the problem can be related to lighting. False crawls occur when female sea turtles come ashore to nest and something disturbs them or does not feel right, so they return to the water without nesting. Post-nesting disorientation occurs when female sea turtles come ashore, nest, and then become disoriented as they try to get back to the Gulf. An adult loggerhead sea turtle, the species that most frequently nests in our area, may weigh 200-350 pounds or more. This beautiful creature which swims so gracefully in the sea feels the weight of gravity as she crawls ashore, but focuses on her shovels and begins to dig a hole, out sand. When the hole has gotshe lays her eggs and uses her rear the sand down. At that point she uses them to throw sand back over nest from predators. The nesting process has taken about an hour and she is tired, ready to return to her natural environment and regain energy. If she disorients and takes a heavy toll. JJ Waters, a long-time resident of Pensacola Beach, recently came across evidence of this type disorientation during a morning walk. Her video showed the turtle had wandered away from the Gulf a block away, undoubtedly drawn toward a home with unshielded lights. door lights and close your curtains. If you see a disoriented sea turtle or hatchlings, please call FWC's Wildlife Hotline at 1-888-4043922, #FWC or *FWC. Nest Update for Pensacola Beach and Gulf Islands National Seashore as of June 25, 2018:Perdido Key GINS 5 Pensacola Beach 13 Ft. Pickens GINS 10 Santa Rosa GINS 6 Total nests 34


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Have the home you have always wanted. This beach house has 6 bedrooms with 4 full baths. Deeded access to the water. Perfect for entertaining. Open kitchen, center island, stainless steel appliances, and double doors leading to breath taking views of the Sound. 115 Via de Luna, $749,000 MLS 529223 Schedule your showing today with Dustin Reeves, Upside Realty LLC 850-255-1655 850-255-1655 Now is the Best Time to Sell Your Condo. Prices are up Inventory down. Kim Gibbons, Emerald Coast Realty, 850-380-9064 Amazing views of the Santa Rosa Sound from this 3 BR/ 3.5 BA, townhouse in Pensacola Beachs Bahia Paz complex. This unit overlooks the propertys common area with its sparkling pool and tropical landscaping. $349,000. Jeremy Johnson, Levin Rinke Realty. jsjrealtor@ or 850-377-3145 JULY 2018 10: Bands on the Beach, free concert. 7-9 p.m. Gulfside Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair. No glass or pets. The Reunion Band 11: Blue Angels Circle and Arrival Maneuvers, 8 a.m. 11: SRIA meeting, 5 p.m. #1 Via de Luna. Open to the public. Agendas 12: Blue Angels Practice Show, 2 p.m. 13: Pensacola Beach Air Show Dress Rehearsal. Civilian Aircraft, noon. Blue Angels, 2 p.m. 13: Pearl Clarkin Concert, Spaceship. 5-8 p.m. https://www.facebook. com/events/561150984261697/ 14: Pensacola Beach Air Show. Vendors, kiosks 8 a.m. Show at noon. 15: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. 6 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion, Casino Beach. Membership required. 15: Beach Ecology Walk, 8 a.m. Meet at Walkover 27B. Free. One hour. Questions? Call 850-687-9968 or email 15: Art on the Boardwalk, Noon to 6 p.m. Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. 15: Sunset Yoga, 6 p.m. behind Hilton. Nominal charge. 17: SRIA -County Commissioners Joint Meeting, BCC Boardroom, 5:30 p.m. 17: Bands on the Beach, free concert. 7-9 p.m. Gulfside Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair. No glass or pets. Bay Bridge Band 20: Star Gaze, Gulfside Pavilion, Dusk. Weather permitting. Escambia Amateur Astronomers Association. No charge, open to everyone. 21: Star Gaze, Gulfside Pavilion, Dusk. Weather permitting. Escambia Amateur Astronomers Association. No charge, open to everyone. 22: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. 6 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion, Casino Beach. Membership required. 22: Sunset Yoga, 6 p.m. behind Hilton. Nominal charge. 23: Vacation Bible School at The Beach Church. 9 a.m. til noon. All week. Free. for more. 24: Bands on the Beach, free concert. 7-9 p.m. Gulfside Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair. No glass or pets. 25: SRIA meeting, 5 p.m. #1 Via de Luna. Open to the public. Agendas 28: Race for the Roses, all female regatta. Pensacola Beach Yacht Club hosts. 29: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. 6 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion, Casino Beach. Membership required. 29: Beach Ecology Walk, 8 a.m. Meet at Walkover 27B. Free. One hour. Questions? Call 850-687-9968 or email 29: Art on the Boardwalk, Noon to 6 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 Ft Pickens Rd. Pets are not allowed on the beach at any other location outside the dog park. p.m. Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. 29: Sunset Yoga, 6 p.m. behind Hilton. Nominal charge. 31: Bands on the Beach, free concert. 7-9 p.m. Gulfside Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair. No glass or pets. AUGUST 4: Bushwacker 5K, Captn Fun Runners. Start Gulf Breeze, Finish Line at Boardwalk. 5: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. 6 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion, Casino Beach. Membership required. 5: Sunset Yoga. Each Sunday behind Hilton, 6 p.m. Nominal charge. 7: Bands on the Beach, free concert. 7-9 p.m. Gulfside Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair. No glass or pets. 8: SRIA meeting, 5 p.m. #1 Via de Luna. Open to the public. Agendas 11: Sea Turtle Baby Shower, 11-2, Landshark Landing. No charge. 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Your Island Advisor Richard Wright, RICP Financial Advisor 4455 Bayou Blvd. Suite A Pensacola, FL 32503 (850) 478-6390 Ext Richard Wright is a registered representative of and offers securities, investment advisory and financial planning services through MML Investors Services, LLC. Member SIPC. MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life PAGE 15 Island Times July 10, 2018 850-932-9336Mon Thurs 9 4:30 Friday 9 5:30 Full Service Banking Close to Home usinessuzzB B The Grand Marlin on Pensacola Beach is the only restaurant in Northwest Florida to receive a top 100 Al Fresco restaurants in America for 2018 designation. The listing highning views, delicious menus and, above all else, incredible outdoor dining experiences. "We strive daily to create a truly unique dining experience for our guests. We are humbled to be recognized with this distinction, said Bryan Housley, Operating Partner and President of The Grand Marlin. The list of honorees was selected from more than 12 million of more than 27,000 restaurants in all 50 states and Washington D.C. The Pensacola Ski and Travel Club is wheeling around the west end of the island. The group hosts a casual bike ride September 22 at Fort Pickens, followed by a picnic lunch. For membership information, go to you want to get a heat busting treat, walk up to the super groovy VW Van on Flounders front porch and order a snow cone. Or go to the beachfront tiki bar and order a frozen drink. Quint Studer is author of Building a Vibrant Community and founder of Pensacola's Studer Community Institute, a nonprofit organization focused on improving the community's quality of life and moving Escambia and Santa Rosa counties forward. He is a businessman, a visionary, an entrepreneur, and a mentor to many. If you are looking for a good summer read, Building a Vibrant Community: How Citizen-Powered Change Is Reshaping America (Be the Bulb Publishing, 2018, ISBN: 978-0-9981311-1-5, $24.95) is available at summer storms popping up quickly in the afternoons, businesses need to guard the Lightning is a serious threat. Remember: When thunder roars, go indoors. Find a safe, enclosed shelter. For more safety tips about lightning, go to https://www.cdc. gov/features/lightning-safety/ index.htmlGrace-Torres Hodges, DPM leads a seminar, What Your Feet Say About Your Health Friday, July 27, Andrews Institute Athletic Performance & Research Pavilion, 1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway, in Conference Room B. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. Seminar begins at noon. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 850-469-7897. Pensacola Beachs premier wildlife photographer Harry Pur


PAGE 16 Island Times July 10, 2018 Knock, Knock Whos There? Dab Lose Dab Lose Who? About the artist... Tim Riley is a native of Panama City, Florida. His work spans multiple media platforms from newspapers to commercial and residential projects across the southeast. His Sci-Fi based cartoon strip T.R.&Co. has been a Fan favorite since 1981. Riley has published a trio of books showcasing his work. Island Times is honored to publish Rileys two strips which he created specially for our Blue Angels edition. For more, go to TO ORDER


Island Times PAGE 17 July 10, 2018 ......the beachs news worldwideFresh 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. Fun for kids. Smores in the winter. Fishing in summer. Open everyday at 11 a.m. on Pensacola Beach Boulevard. 850-934-4852. Celebrating almost 40 years of Floundering neath the Red Snapper, Grouper, 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, Coconut 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 revelersnight on Flounders beach to the most popular bands from across the south. Open 7 days a week. Sunday Brunch. views of the Gulf while dining directly on the beach. Come as 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, Alaskan Snow, KingCrab, Fresh Eastern Shore Crab Cakes our menu as well as a great assortment of chicken, steaks and Open 7 days a week. Sunday Brunch with live Steel Band. Look for the Red Roof. 850-932-0700 Prime Steaks, seafood and Irish specialties including Irish Lamb Stew, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherds Pie all inside a turn of the century New York Irish Saloon themed celebrated for its atmosphere, boasting more than One pub. Live entertainment coupled with great food and warm and recommended by Fodors, Frommers and AAA travel guides, Open every day at 11, 850-433-6789, After Sundown...................................................................................................... Kids menu for the bar. Indoor or outsports games. Centrally loOriginal Bushwacker. Been selling this signature drink for over 40 years. First bar on the Beach tion. Somethings always shakin out the Gift Shop. Across from the Boardwalk. Open 10 am 3 am. 850-932-2211. Check out our calendar! 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. tions. Friendly locals. Lunch wiches. Salads. Fresh Catch 11-7. Live Bands. Poker on parking lot of the Paradise Inn, its directly on Santa Rosa Sound. Boat and Bicycle parking. Open 7 days. 850-916-5087. 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. able sandwiches and burgers a t-shirt. Look for the Jolly Rogers like the Octane 190. Live music on stage. Bikini contests. Crawday afternoons. terfront on Santa Rosa Sound. Located at the Boardwalk. 850-916-9888. 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 front, open air tables and waterview dining room seating gives our guests the best of casual dining salads, steaks and even a Kids coming spot for lunch and dinner. At Shrimp Basket, we stay true to our coastal roots. ing shrimp tacos, mahi-mahi, oysters, seafood gumbo and much more! And for those who prefer land, weve got chicken, poboys and burgers for you too! Shrimp Basket, were grillin, steamin and fryin for you! ahead 850.677.0646.


PAGE 18 Island Times July 10, 2018 Never Hurts To Tri .......... By Charles Gheen USAT Men & Womens Casual & Outdoor Clothing Hiking & Backpacking Gear Snow Ski Apparel Rock Climbing Gear,Ropes & Shoes Kayaks3009 East Cervantes 433-2822 HATS 3009 East Cervantes 433-2822Hiking & Backpacking Snow Ski Apparel Rock Climbing Gear, Ropes & Shoes Indoor Rock Climbing Men & Womens Casual & Outdoor Clothing Hiking & Backpacking Gear Snow Ski Apparel Rock Climbing Gear,Ropes & Shoes Kayaks3009 East Cervantes 433-2822 HATS Mens and Womens Casual & Outdoor Clothing aboard The Entertainer in the Gulf of Mexico Capt. Rustys Report Pensacola Native Perry Palmer with a nice Red Snapper caught Entertainer. You Only Have Two Of Them There are many injuries associated with running and they all get their fair share of attention and notoriety. These physical traumas are generally the result of an accident instead of just normal wear and tear. After shoulders, your knees are the body parts most associated with sports injuries. These are complex and durable hinged joints that provide mobility and stability for your legs and body. Your top leg bone (the femur) and your shin bone (the tibia) meet at your knee. There are four major ligaments (your ACL, PCL, LCL and MCL) helping to hold these bones together and stabilize the joint. Supportive ligaments, muscles and tendons further solidify the joint and allow it to move forward and backward smoothly. Cartilage is found between the two large bones for cushioning and stability. The and the kneecap (the patella) physiological marvel. Im explaining this because my knee was hurt this weekend in a dumb incident that resulted in it becoming swollen and immobile very quickly. After a trip to Urgent Care, I have an appointment with a specialist for a follow-up exam and treatment. Ive been preparing for a huge race in Atlanta for weeks and I probably have to realize that event is going to be out for me. Im very disappointed, but Im looking forward to rehabbing it and getting out there running as soon as possible. The huge concern is that this may result in long-term problems, like arthritis, that wont go away. Anyone in this situation has to keep working, keep following the matories, ice, elevation, etc.) and come back intelligently. These joints are awesome, but you only have two of them. Learning To Fly Gliding along on the waters surface on a paddleboard in the early morning sun, I was staring down intently as perhaps 125 swimmers went by me in Santa Rosa Sound. On this gleaming Sunday I was enjoying watching the action just a few feet below me. I watched their strokes, their body coordination and their breathing. Although they were involved in the same general activity, there were several different levels of strength and skill on display. You can see and learn a lot from a vantage point above a person in motion. That is true for any activity, but swimming seems to be the most telling. Thats why swimming coaches walk along the side of the pool as their athletes train. Sometimes they sit up in the lifeguards chair so they can observe more swimmers, but the object is always the same. As youre watching you can cient with their body rotation and their catch and pull. They seem to they are obviously putting out fighting against the water and they start to tire out faster. Those who make the largest visual impression immediately are the ones who really cant swim. There are those who can mimic the motions, but they are not really comfortable and so they wont practice enough to hone their skills and build their endurance. They can get by. The others who cant swim are those who dog paddle or even freestyle for a short period of time. Soon they will tread water, switch to a breast stroke and then There was a person at the end of the pack who followed exactly that sequence. She was enthusiastic about the whole thing and With her face up out of the water, however, the bottom two-thirds of her body was pushed downward and was dragging along like a was going to try the short course which is probably 100 yards in length. But she went right past the buoy so I followed her. I asked her if she meant to keep moving down the course and she told me she was going as far as her endurance a nearby canoe and went back to watching the other swimmers to ensure they were safe. After awhile she came struggling back and so I asked her if she was okay. She said she was getting tired. She veered sideways towards the shore and soon stopped and put her feet down. She was breathing hard and said she thought she had done pretty I said she had done well, but she was going to have to learn how to swim. She asked what I meant and I said, You have to put your face in the water and breathe to one side or the other as you stroke along. I told her that one of the ways to begin learning was to practice taking a breath, going under the water, blowing out the air and coming up for another breath. I told her if she would try that several times until she had it down, then she could move on to Everyone has to start somewhere. The Gulf Breeze Library will host an information session Robotics and Tech for Tweens & Teens Tuesday, July 31 at 4 p.m. The library is located at Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze. Tweens and teens ages 10-17 who are interested in robotics, coding, Arduino, virtual reality, and all things tech-related are Tweens Get Techy At Libraryinvited to join this information session concerning forming a robotics and tech club. This is an opportunity to be a founding member of a great new club. Beginners through expert level are welcome. Find more information at 850-981-7323. On The Calendar: The Zarzaur Law Sea Turtle Youth Triathlon will be Sunday, October 7 on Pensacola Beach. The event features a full triathlon experience for children from 7 to 15 years-old while friends and family cheer them on. With a fully supported event on a closed course, safety and encouragement from volunteers complement the excitement of children becoming triathletes. Early registration opened July 1. Event is limited to 250 athletes. More information and entry, go to www.tgcyouthmulti-


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