Island Times Volume VII, Number 6 Pensacola Beach, Florida July 6, 2011 Hey, hey, hey...its Fat Albert, the most recognizable C-130 in the world. It roars through the skies above Pensacola Beach thrilling the thousands Blues Blast Across Beach SkiesFans by the Thousands To View Thrilling Air Show Action From Beach or Boat
PAGE 2 Island Times July 6, 2011 Published every other Tuesday SHELLEY W. JOHNSON, PUBLISHER firstname.lastname@example.org www.MyIslandTimes.comNo portion of this publication may be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. Island TimesEveryone knows what will about on the ground? Have you tion? Try it. Youll like it. These amenities are available only the 9. If you are among the early air shows sound link for twenty years. goose bumps as everyone stops stands up with their hand over with their parents over the years away until the last blast has been heard in the sky. Theres plenty to pass the bers Vendors Tent. You will be House. Red,White and Blues Week In The Skies And On The Shores feature its informational display will be awarded. will be given away. will be serving all day long. Keep your eyes peeled for the show with a pass along show lows: the kids out to eat breakfast on the maneuvers. of fun. It just doesnt have the fanfare surrounding the main event. The thrilling breathtaking show this presentation. Remember to bring your and whatever it takes to keep drink plenty of water. body. ways wanted to know about the If you think you are in a big performed for a total of more Get There with No Fare edition of Island Times. The United States Navys Flight Demonstration Team provides thrills to audiences worldwide and right here at home on Pensacola Beach. The mission of the Blue Angels is to enhance Navy recruiting, along with representing Navy and Marine Corps aviation in the United States and abroad. The Blue Angels Team serves as international ambassadors of good will.
Island Times PAGE 3Barefoot on the BeachBy Jane Waters Cooper July 6, 2011 Our latitude will change your attitude Lunch Specials MonFri 11-2 Dinner Specials NightlyCATCH IT ALL! Oysters Fresh Gulf SeafoodOPEN EVERYDAY Waterfront Dining Live Music Gift Shop Kids Playground#2 Via de Luna 934-3660Sports in Hi Def40 TVs 8 Big Screens 934-3660 WINGS45Every Thursdayc Monday Cajun Nite Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Specials Tues: of Wine Wed: Specials Thurs: Specials Tuesday Surf and Turf Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Wed Mexican Madness All Sports Always On Frank and I are rabid sports fans, from the X Games to football games, were there. Except for major league baseball. Neither of us has ever had a deep interest in baseball. But for reasons unknown we found ourselves irretrievably caught up in the web of college baseball a few years ago. We get especially excited over the regionals and the super regionals which eventually lead the teams to the College World Series, now at Omahas grand TS Ameritrade Stadium. This year, although they were not shown much on TV, we followed the stellar play of the University of West Florida which went on to win, a smashing success as the national Division II champions. More recently we discovered that the University of Florida might very well be in the hunt for the Division I championships. How cool would it be to see two teams from Florida dominate the baseball tapestry? When UF and the rest of the teams arrived in Omaha you may be sure they were adopted and embraced by the Nebraskans. Omaha is a baseball city. I dont think they ever had a major league team but they have always had a baseball team. So, when the College World Series comes to town, its like Mardi Gras. The stands are the teams and with thousands of Omahas baseball hungry population. For many years, they played in the historic Rosenblatt Stadium which holds many memories, but this year, the stadium were demolished and Ameritrade moved in with its state-of-the-art everything. Even the cotton candy and hot dogs. Everything was bigger, better, glossier than before except for one statistic. Crowds of Omaseats every night as usual and they didnt have a local team on the agenda. Finally, Florida clawed its way to the championship game against another SEC team, South Carolina, the defending national champion. Florida had a fairly close call while playing its next to last game before the championship, against Vanderbilt. Florida led all the way until it found itself in a four-to-four tie going into the eighth inning. Florida began changing pitchers until they found one who kept the Commodores off home plate. Florida came up to bat. Coaches were sending all sorts of mysterious hand signals to them, which had no meaning for us. What did have meaning was what the team members were doing in the dugout one of the refreshing aspects of college ball which had severely impaled us. So, the score is still tied. Florida fans are doing the Gator Chomp, but the Gator teammates probably saved the day with their antics. First, they turned their bills so they were on the side of their heads. They looked like a bunch of giddy ducks. They put their sunglasses on upside down. They knew they could pull their team ahead. They just knew it. There were smiles on their faces as they, along with the rest of the batters waiting in the dugout, executed a hand cheer. It was a plain, old gesture ance, so characteristic of all these teams. The magic worked and Florida beat Vanderbilt six to four and earned a chance at the national championship. Wouldnt it be cool if Florida baseball teams won Division One and Division Two? That didnt happen, unfortunately. The SEC did retain the title when the Gamecocks ran away with the trophy. Best two out of three games. But the Argonauts are holding fast to their championship. How long will it be before we are in this position again? Maybe next year. Maybe not. Dont put your Argonaut and Gator t-shirts away. Perhaps some day well see those two teams both vying for division national football titles. Wouldnt that be cool? Gulf View Maldonado Drive Call 850-916-7188 for your tour today! Just like the college players, Cody Gavin, 9, has his sunglasses upside down on his hat while participating in the Opening Ceremonies of the Nations Baseball Teams Summer Tourney at the Gulfside Pavilion, June 29. Cody is a member of the Gulf Coast Storm team from Pace, Florida. The meetings and ceremonies were hosted on Pensacola Beach and the games were played at the Santa Rosa Sportsplex in Pace. Landon Westrope, right, is a member of the nine-year-old squad of the Southern Outlaws baseball team from Petal, Mississippi. The teams bat boy is his six-year-old brother Layne. The teams were attending Opening Ceremonies of the Nations Baseball Tourney at Casino Beach, June 29. Dozens of teams from seven states were vying for the championship title.
PAGE 4 Island Times July 6, 2011 ??T?? ? ??? ? ? ? ? ? ?rivia????? ? ? ??? ? PEOPLE Play in Paradise ~ Locals know the place to go! Great food, full bar and excellent food served island style in the open air dining room or at a soundfront picnic table. The FunSTEAK NITE Thursdays. Cook just like you like em FREE POKERWednesday Nights. Texas Hold Em PADDLE BOARDS The beach at Paradise is a paddle boarders haven. Soft sand beach. Smooth Soundfront launching. Rentals, instruction available. www.paradisebar-grill.com www.paradiseinn-pb.comWaterfront Dining Seafood to snacksThe MusicJuly 6 Nace Brothers July 7 Biscuit Miller & The Mix July 8 Gary Tally & Friends July 9 Gary Tally & Friends July 10 Gary Tally & Friends July 13 Corporate America July 14 Corporate America July 15 Grayson Capps July 16 Michael Wheeler & Friends July 20 The Blue Party July 21 The Blue Party July 23 Lunch Box Inn: 850-932-2319 Bar & Grill: 850-916-5087 boarders haven. Soft sand beach. Smooth Soundfront launching. Rentals, instruction available. front launching. Rentals, instruction available. www.paradisebar-grill.com www.paradiseinn-pb.com Bar & Grill: 850-916-5087 Come as you are By boat, bike or car. July 23 Lunch Box BLUE ANGELS AIR SHOW July 8-9The InnA retro chic Florida Inn. Pet & People friendly. 30 x 90 New Orleans All Female Band July 26-27Top Ten Florida Beach Bar PARADISE!Lucky LadyPensacola Beachs Sammi Rodgers really racked up at the Florida Lottery event, Friday, July 1. Tickets, $10. Winning new paddleboard with Lottery $1600. Look on husband Newman Rodgers face when they announced her name, priceless. Congrats!Mr. Hollands A Doctor Neal Holland of Pensacola Beach has recently completed the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine teopathic Medicine of Midwestern University. Graduation ceremonies were held in Glendale, in 2001; and Florida State University in 2005. Neal is starting an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Florida/Shands Hospital in Gainesville, where he lives with his wife Kylie and daughter Ellie. Neal is the son of Pensacola Beach residents Scott and Karen Holland. Outstanding Guard tended the Pensacola Beach Womans Club meeting last month, represented the Junior Lifeguard programs best of the rise from the training program to become a Pensacola Beach Lifeguard. The Womans Club makes an annual donation to support the Pensacola Beach Lifeguards. Their boss, Bob West says the absolute best part of his position is working with the phenomenal young men and women on the Beach.Winning WaysThe McCurdy Kids are busy with summer baseball, basketball and volleyball. Maddie Graces team and Ryland's team won the volleyball tournament in Navarre three weeks ago before the entire McCurdy clan traveled to Waveland, Mississippi for more baseball tournament action. Never a dull moment. Putt A Round In ThisBrian Williams is not breaking speed records with his overthe-top golf cart designs, but he is accumulating style points and possibly a Guiness World Record. The Beach guy is famous for his stretched out, multi-seat carts seen cruising the beach roads. Cakes and CandlesThe birthday candles glow residents who celebrated birthdays. Congrats to Captain Bill Preston, who walked his daughter Audrey down the aisle on June 12 before shifting into birthday party berg blew out candles on June 27. And, the Yankee Doodle Darling the beach to kick off her birthday week. Visiting SoldierCharlie Jones had a platoon of friends and family congratulating him on his way to United States Army Ranger School in Fort Benning, Georgia. Charlie, High School, was at the Grand Marlin with Carmen Napier, their son Jackson and Carmens mom Renee. He commented that he had run into a number of his former classmates while on the beach. Reeling in the FunDrew Holk reeled in a big birthday this year, so he and his mom Amy Martin, jetted off for life and can be seen on the beach with his trusty rod and reel almost daily in the summer. At The PremierHollywood has come to the Beach with the recent premier of Expedition Impossible reality television series. The Southern Boys team, which includes Beach resident Jason Cronin, was the focus of a viewing party at The guest list that included SRIA Director Buck Lee and Realtor Fred Simmons. Local attorney Jennifer Byrom helped issue invitations. Just down the beach, Surf Burger was awash in a sea of purple as the family and friends of former Beach resident John Leo Post watched Team Gypsies race to the of the race. Marcie DeBardeleben was one of the social directors. Surf Burger owners Dave and Alice Bohannon, and the stars of fans to the viewing party. Tune in on Thursdays, WEAR Channel Beachs reality racers. The Liberty Bell is really fractured and so is the Trivia Master after trying to come up with a question for trivia in the last edition. To give you an idea, there are nine different versions and the authors admit that probably none of them are right. After Trivia Master found only two presidents were the recipients of the ringing of the bell. Later, it was revealed to the Trivia Master that there were four presidents for whom the bell tolled, all at the time of their deaths. In answer to the question about which presidents were honored by the bell, the Trivia Master decided to accept any two of the following: George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and William Henry Harrison. Robert Dority sent the corWashington and John Adams. The runner up with the same answer was West Point graduate and retired Army Colonel Mike Cook, who also is a Purple Heart recipient. Even the ever faithful Knights of the Roundtable seemed to absorb some of the stumbling historian mindset when they answered. Lady Kim at miscellaneous times some of which were right Adams and Jefferson. She said they both died on Fourth of July, but she didnt give a date. In her previous email she mentioned Hamilton and Ben Franklin until it dawned on her that they were not presidents. She still gets a gold star for her tenacity. Sir Morrie Drees emailed that he was troubled by the Trivia Masters use of the word honorees. However, Sir Morrie came up with Adams, Jefferson, Washington and he was the only one who named William Henry Harrison. And the Trivia Master announced with pride that the Duchess of the Dunes Joanne Brooks is at the top of her game. She sent her self-proclaimed educated guess as Washington and Jefferson. Mike Cook added to his answer that Adams and Jefferson ration of Independence. As a side note, President James Monroe also passed away on July 4, but Well, so long Liberty Bell. Return to your tolling. Its Red, White and Blues Week, so try this. Did the Blue Angels ever answer and win an Island Times t-shirt. The Trivia Master swears there is only one answer to this question. Rules are the same. Email your answer to islandtimes@ bellsouth.net with trivia in the subject line. Include your name and phone number along with your answer. The deadline to answer to win a beautiful metro blue Island Times t-shirt is July 19. Good Luck. Enjoy this early edition of Island Times featuring the Red, White and Blues Week on Pensacola Beach. The next edition will publish on July 26. July 11-14, but we can still be at email@example.com See you on the Beach!
PAGE 5 Island Times July 6, 2011 Pensacola Beach is on a roll. Ask any Chamber member and that person will tell you beach activity has been awesome this spring and summer. Shelley Johnson, president, welcomed 28 meeting. She introduced Meg agement, Bruce Yates, Pensacola Beach Sailing Tours, and Sherry Chrissy Cook came to represent the Beach Community Church, a new member. In its regular business meeting, Johnson reported that the Chamber Board had reviewed cies. The list has now been narrowed down to three BPM, Romjue Advertising, and Clever Ogre. The three will make presentations at a special July 6 meeting In the committee reports, Jim Beach Advocates, said the environmental survey results are being compiled and will be ready The survey should give our Beachkeepers committee some direction on where to concentrate Cox noted that he is not residents will not be able to give input on the Master Plan until Baskerville Donovan completed its work. I have been in discussion with County Administrator Randy Beach residents and businesses to give input all along the way, The Roundtable Discussion which gives businesses an opportunity to elaborate on their own activities concludes the regular meetings. The reports this month were enthusiastic over the early summers trend. Christy Manderson summed up Highpointe Hotels report in a Marta Ray, Days Inn, agreed. Courtney Lawson, Margaritaville Hotel, announced that they are hosting a big concert on weekend. Chrissy Cook told members that the Church is trying to increase outreach into the comset schedule. Both are open to the public. She also said that the members. Their next meeting is at the Beach Church Fellowship Hall, July 21 at 11:30 a.m. Prospective members are invited Terese Overlade, Paradise Diane Tyson, Cook Realty, inproperty again. They have more Johnson closed the meeting asking her peers to support each other. Be positive. Be good Encourage everyone to be kind to its inhabitants, both people and animals. Go out and make today a The Chamber honored Military Fishing Expedition Founder Jim Knell and Trolley Committee Chairman Dave Pavlock at June 28. Chamber will be at 8:30 a.m., July 26 at the Pensacola Beach Elementary School. Hours will be September 22 Chamber attend a joint networking event. ing the Chamber, call Maureen LaMar, Executive Director at 850-932-1500.Beach Businesses on a Roll The Beach Chamber presented outstanding dedication awards, June 28 at Crabs. (Left) SRIA Board Member Dave Pavlock accepts his award on behalf of the Trolley Committee. (Right) Jim Knell accepts his award. Watching the awards ceremony at the Beach Chamber Business After Hours, June 28 at Crabs are (L to R): Bamboo Willies Robert Gleim, Lila Cox, Kay Pavlock and Commissioner Wilson Robertson. SRIA Board member Dave Pavlock accepted the award on behalf of the Trolley Committee.
PAGE 6 Island Times July 6, 2011 by Kathi Lewis peas, porridge & a dry martini 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 Call for directions from the Beach 850-261-2462Owner Peggy Henshall is ready to keep you in stitches!www.CajunStitchery.com CajunStitchery@yahoo.comnames, logos, custom artsmall or large quantities 850-932-1550Casino Beach between Sidelines & Crabs ISLAND TIMES Gift Voucher of $1 to use as you like at Tiki Island Golf & Games or the Tiki Slide (across from the Hilton)I just had a birthday that would have knocked my socks off if I had been wearing any! (I wasnt. It was too hot, of course.) Joe Lewis, our nephew, along with wife Diane and daughters Haley, Gabby and Erin came to Gulf Shores for vacation. This is where Joes father brought the family for over twenty years, so Joe is just carrying on a family tradition. I sure love a good family tradition, dont you? So my daughter Mel, granddaughter Sissy, husband Bill and I spent the whole day visiting and enjoying our family. My grandson Jesiah was in Virginia visiting his dad, or he would have been there with us. We played on the beach, got acquainted with Joe and Dianes friends then shared some of Joes excellent homemade deer sausage. Diane cooked a delicious dinner of homemade Salisbury steaks with mashed potatoes, corn and garlic bread. It was awesome but not the end of my incredible day oh no, the girlfriends were waiting for me at Paulette Provosts perfect patio. I called as we were leaving Gulf Shores to say I was on the way. Hey, its not like hanging out on the perfect patio is a chore. Trust me those ladies were enjoying themselves and all I was the birthday girl and it was my day to shine. in a Plain Jane in a simple white beach dress with no jewelry except my wedding band. But those wonderful women began to adorn me with each gift I opened until I was the brightest shining light on this Island. Im not going to list any of it because there is so much I for sure will leave out something. Sufhead to toe, with extraordinary beautiful jewels, diamonds sparkling, rubys winking in their wake. Oh no, wait. Did I say diamonds and rubies? Im sure yall know that the only real jewels on that patio were those incredibly vivacious sparkly ladies always with hearts shining with love. Im a lucky, lucky gal. Well, lucky except when it comes to GPS and computer generated directions, I guess. I dont know if its me or the machines, which means its probably me. So, answer me this have you ever had directions that told you to make a U-turn? I had pulled up the directions for Diane and Joe while they were visiting us here in our ally Diane did it since we were all meeting later to have dinner at Lamberts Caf near Foley. Long story short they forgot to take the directions so Bill and I took them. Seven dollars later, since we crossed the toll bridge twice, we asked the lady working the toll booth for directions. Very telling Joe on the phone that were almost there, what should have been a simple right turn became an extra 40 minutes and a simple left turn. I still dont know why the computer decided to have some fun with us it just did. Really, a U-turn? You cant talk about fun and not mention the Paradise Bar & Grill. It reminds me of the old Tiki Lounge. I know its on the Sound instead of the Gulf and we dont really have a Derelicts Corner. Thats just because we are too old and owe too much money to be derelicts anymore. Oh, I know we cant dance in the sand as long as we once did, but we can still dance. tenders are now the grandchildren of our friends. Plus there is no lido deck. But, other than those few things, its almost just like the Tiki. So a big thank you to Renee Mack, Fred Simmons and the entire staff. Its really cool to have one of the top ten bars in the entire state right here at home. Yall have certainly earned it. Save my bar tab, Ill be back. Heres a really fun and cool recipe to enjoy on a hot summer day when youre celebrating our home-town, jaw-dropping, heart pounding, belly clinching, toes vibrating, thunder from Cook it for the angels in your life. Lets cook..Red, White & Blue Angel Shortcakes 4 Cups sliced strawberries Cup plus 4 Tbsp. sugar, divided. 1 Tbsp. baking powder tsp. salt Cup unsalted butter, chilled, cut up Cup half and half or whole milk 2 Eggs, lightly beaten 1 Cup fresh blueberries Whipped CreamCombine strawberries and cup of sugar and let stand until sugar dissolves. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Whisk together rub in butter until mixture resembles coarse bread crumbs. With fork, stir in half-and-half and eggs until dry ingredients are moistened. Gently fold in blueberries. (Dough will be moist and sticky like the cook.) pat dough into a rough 9-inch mound on lightly greased baking pan (do not use cake pan) and sprinkle with tbsp. of til top is rich golden brown and knife comes out clean. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes to eat warm. Cut into 8 wedges. Serve with strawberries and top with whipped cream. Mmmmm good! Enjoy, share and be safe. kitchen.. COLORS Celebration of Life on the Republic of Sandspurs Friday, July 15, 5-7 Lagunas on the Boardwalk Dutch Treat Holly Shelton delighted fans with her June 24 performance at the Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge. The former beach resident attracted a huge crowd of locals. Holly will headline the Evenings in Olde Seville free concert with Don Snowdens Big Band on August 4.
Island TimesPAGE 7 July 6, 2011 Jennifer Byrom, P.A. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Toll Free: 877-889-8822 5177 Elmira Street Milton Facing the Courthouse916-9000 Shipping & Packaging Services Printing & Document Finishing Services Notary Services Packaging & Moving Supplies 362 Gulf Breeze Parkway Gulf Breeze, FL 32561 By Cross in the Sand A www.bankofthesouth.com 136 FORT PICKENS ROADPENSACOLA BEACH 850-932-9336Mon Thurs 9 4:30 Friday 9 5:30 LOBBY CLOSED FROM 1-3 PM EACH DAY. DRIVE UP OPEN DURING ALL BANKING HOURS. Bank of the South Island Branch Sunday ServicesWorship by the Water, 9 AM Flounders Beach www.gbumc.org AM Avenida 18 and Via de Luna www.thebeachchurch.com AM Avenida 18 and Via De Luna www.stanngulfbreeze.org EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT Our compassionate doctors and nurses are on duty 24 hours per day. For expert ER care Gulf Breeze Hospital is just minutes from the beach, downtown Pensacola and Navarre.For more information, call 850.934.2000 or visit www.GulfBreezeHospital.org Gulf Breeze Hospital salutes the Blue Angels! We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness . We know these words from the Declaration of Independence the very document we celebrate annually on July 4th. It is something that we basically agree, but something we still work on constantly to make happen. For those who are healthy, happy and prosperous it is a wonderful statement, but for those who are not healthy, happy and prosperous it is a statement with which we struggle. As people that are seeking to be close to our Creator we are still working to combat human rights abuses and to promote the welfare of all people. As we live this out around the world, we are digging wells, planting crops, giving clothes, dispensing medicine, and providing education for the destitute. This is as it should be. There is a sense in which no one has special rights, because our nation was built on respect for everyones freedom of faith and religion. If we do accept this statement from the Declaration of Independence then we have moved to an area of good will and acceptance of others around us, regardless of faith, race and any other difference. We are a nation build on our differences as well as our similarities. May God bless us all. The temps and the Blue Angels will soar this weekend. Stay all day on the Beach, and follow a few helpful tips to keep your cool. that dont contain alcohol or large amounts of sugar are thirsty to drink areas, or remain inside in an air conditioned space light-colored, loose fitting clothing and a wide-brimmed hat your eyes and skin by wearing sunglasses and sunscreen(SPF 15 that protects against both UVA and UVB rays are the most effective) If you experience any symptoms of heat related illness such as heavy sweating, paleness, muscle cramps, dizziness, headache, nausea or vomiting, changes in breathing, seek air conditioning and medical help. The teams of emergency medical technicians and lifeguards at Casino Beach are trained to assist in these types of emergencies. If you are not near an aid station, dial 911 for emergency assistance. Beat The Heat With A Few Safety Tips Pensacola Beach Community Church Vacation Bible School Director Jackie Henderson promises a wild time for those who beginning July 18. We have decided that since the theme is Son-Surf Beach Bash, that we will make some Sanctuary, said Henderson. tures. The program is open to all You do not have to be a member of the church nor a beach resident. The sessions meet from 9 a.m. until noon, July 18-22. For more information, contact Henderson at 850-723-1569.
PAGE 8 Island Times July 6, 2011 Studio98HAIR DESIGNS 939-8800Mon 9 to 5 Tu & Th 9 to 9 W & F 9 to 7 Sat 10 to 5Bring the whole family!FULL SERVICE HAIR SALON The Lizzards Tongueby elizabeth hewsonBeach Krewe Newspensacolabeachmardigras.com Hiking & Backpacking Snow Ski Apparel Rock Climbing Gear, Ropes & Shoes Indoor Rock Climbing Wall Casual & Blue Sky Gift Shoppe Sail in for... LIVING BRINGS IT IN. WE TAKE IT OUT.Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner Steam Clean Free Pickup & Delivery Service www.x-clean.com CLEANERS15 % Off www.MyIslandTimes.com the beachs news available to the worldIn 400 A.D, St. Jerome said never inspect the teeth of a gift horse which later morphed into dont look a gift horse in the mouth. As the island begins to gear up for the annual Blues Over The Beach air show, it just reminds me of how lucky the locals are to have access to such a wonderful demonstration of aerobatic expertise and I say to you all, dont look a seahorse in the long snout. Having just returned from the oldest air show in the world, the 49th International Paris Air Show, I cant help but be jealous of the crowds that will line the edge of the Gulf of Mexico and dot the sugar white sands with colorful umbrellas. Its not only about catching a glimpse of the Blue Angels screaming overhead, but also being part of the thrill and excitement in a rather laid back atmosphere. Of course, just for a little reality check of how great the Blues Over The Beach air show truly is, here are some interesting little tidbits to ponder. 193,000 people from 88 countries attended the Paris Air Show and paid about $20 per ticket. For the thousands who will attend Blues Over The Beach, admission is still free. At the Paris Air Show, the male attendees wear suits. They are, however, of the three piece kind with button down oxfords and matching ties, not as in bathing. When the ladies walk around from static displays to static display showing off their heels, I am referring to their Jimmy Choos and Manolo Blahniks, not the back end of the foot as seen from behind in Briefcases are carried in place of beach towels. You are allowed to bring a box lunch if you promise to clean up after yourself. Which begs the question, what good is a box lunch without a cooler full of beer? There are no Les Anges Bleu, but you can watch the Patrouille de France aerobatics team. Okay, even in my faux French, the Blue Angels have more mach to them than the French Patrol Aerobatics Team will ever have. Lets think about this: crowds, couture, cuisine and French Patrol versus beaches, bikinis, beer and the Blues? Did you have to ponder long? I didnt think so. So next time looking at its snout, just give it one huge American kiss. After all, it is Pensacola Beach that hosts the worlds best air show. Until next time Gwen. See the stars over Pensacola Beach Friday, July 22 from sunset to 10 p.m. at the Battery Worth Picnic Area at Fort Pickens Area. Weather permitting, volunteers from the Escambia Amateur Astronomers' Association will set up several telescopes for public viewing of the stars, planets and constellations. The program is free; however, there is an $8 entrance fee to the Fort Pickens Area. For additional information call the Naval Live Oaks Visitor Center at 850-934-2600 or visit the Gulf islands website at www.nps.gov/ guis.Pensacola Beach Sky Sets Stage For Star GazersFree Summer Program
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There they were at the end of Little Sabine; two glorious creatures with six cygnets beside them. They literally took my breath away. Who ever heard of swans in salt water? As they approached the road I tried to shoo them back toward the water but it seemed my approach was an invitation as they came right up to me. I realized they must have been around people all their lives, trusted them and looked to them for food. To me they were a rainbow of hope after a weekend of sadness and loss. After that I heard reports of them stopping traffic on Bob Sikes Bridge while the youngsters crossed over a lane or appeared at Peg Legs looking for handouts. Maybe they would stay! As time went by we saw them more and more. The eight of them would swim up to our dock and eat spinach off the water and out of our hands. I knew I shouldnt feed them as they would become too familiar with people but they were so lovely I encouraged them to be a part of our lives. As winter came, we watched in horror as daddy (later named Brutus by the EPA guards) repeatedly chased off the babies, whose numbers dwindled to three and finally disappeared entirely. After some research it became clear that the babies were driven off so the parents could once again nest. Much of the neighborhood was caught in the drama of the nest building which occurred in February 2010 beside the guard house on the EPA Island. We had regular updates of how many eggs were laid; who stayed on the nest; when did the mama (named Delilah) get to eat; who had Brutus chased away that day; wagers were made when the eight eggs would hatch. As time went by it was apparent to us the eggs were not fertile. We didnt have our babies but at least we still had our beautiful pair who regally floated through our back yards and occasionally came to visit and have a bite of Letters To The EditorSwan Song ~ A Tribute To The Pensacola Beach Swansspinach. They would follow me on my kayak and watch me fish and wait to see if I brought them a bit of greenery. Summer came and went. In early January, the EPA guards told me the pair had been trying to nest on the island again. So it was a fine day indeed when I was fishing in the lagoon behind the EPA when I noticed Brutus making an aggressive beeline toward me. Hummm. Brutus without Delilah? Something was up. They were never apart except when they were nesting. I visually tracked back to where he had come from and sure enough, there was Delilahs head sticking up from their new nest that they built in a lot by the entry to the EPA. News traveled quickly in the neighborhood. A new nest with the possibility of babies! The countdown began again. On April 12, there were four new arrivals. The area residents were all as proud as if we had sat on the nests ourselves. The swan family was a constant joy; Mom and Dad would bring the babies by the guard house to show off the new arrivals; they would cautiously come out to my kayak to introduce the foursome and slowly make their way around the EPA teaching the babies how to eat; Delilah sometimes carrying a slow cygnet on her back. She warned off crabs that came too close and the ever present Brutus, proud and preening papa, let everyone know he was the boss and dont get too close to those babies. In a photo shoot a week after the hatching, I evidently crossed a line and when my back was turned, he snuck up behind me and gave me a nice whack on the knee just to let me know I was not to be in his space. We all knew and respected that Brutus was protecting his family and we gave him a wide berth. Days followed as we all watched the cygnets grow and become more swanlike, losing their fluff. Two pure white and two greys; getting bigger and stronger with each day. I would sit in my kayak and watch them for hours; swimming in a swimming pool off the lagoon, wading in the reeds, washing and preening in the sun. Even my kitties got to know them when theyd stop by to visit. Occasionally I heard complaints around the neighborhood about Brutus chasing people out of their yards and back into their houses, but mostly people delighted in these beautiful and graceful creatures. I have long feared for their safety. In the back of my mind I feared that proximity to people would get them into trouble. I was always on the lookout for them from my kayak, my windows and even driving over the bridge. They were a regular but very special part of my life. In my worst nightmares, I would not have imagined the cruel demise of the creatures that gave so many of us such pleasure. I was not there that day. I am sick at heart that I was not there to protect them from an end they did not deserve at the hands of a human. Nothing can be said that will make up for the loss of my innocent, helpless friends and their babies. While the two gray cygnets are safe, rescued and relocated by alert citizens; the other two lost with their parents. To quote my friend Mary Wilson, It is a rare gift when the lines of creation become blurredand a wild creature decides to trust humans and befriend them. But that is what Brutus and Delilah didand we were all blessed by the trust they gave to us and the ways that they let us into their lives. And that, for me, is what makes their death unbearable. They felt safe with uswe all contributed to that by respectfully helping them whenever we could. I could stomach this if it had been a natural deathI still would be very sadbut nature has an order. But I know in my heartthat God is against all unnatural deathand this is a crime against creation. In my mind, Pensacola Beach will never be the same. PRISCILLA CLARKPENSACOLA BEACH Letters are accepted via email at email@example.com. Submissions, which are used space available, must be accompanied by your name and address. Views expressed are those of the writer.
PAGE 10 Island Times July 6, 2011 Commercial & Residential Appraisal, Consulting & Sales 103 Baybridge Dr. Gulf Breeze, FL 850-934-1797 gdanielgreen.com G. Daniel Green, MAI, SRA State-Cert. Gen. REA #RZ836 Real Estate Broker #BK176669 LindaMurphyRealtor@bellsouth.netis ready to assist you at 850-748-0865 LINDA TAYLOR MURPHYREALTOR Please recycle. Share this newspaper with a friend Call Dennis Remesch850-384-7607 www.denrem.com firstname.lastname@example.org Ready To Buy? Homes for Sale NAVARRE 4/2 $224,900 GULF BREEZE 4/2 $249,900 2/2 $$119,900 more listings at denrem.com Stunning on Santa Rosa Sound. Your own beach with 1.73 acres. Build your dream home. $300,000. Owner will divide. Check out my other residential lot listings in Gulf Breeze Featured Listing Waterfront Lot Gulf Breeze 850-932-2323Climate & Non Climate Control Self Storage Ask about our specials for Island Times readers ADVANTAGE Paradise is just a phone call away... 850-932-0067 866-749-3732www.paradisecoastalrealty.comWelcome Blue Angels!from the Top Notch High Flying Real Estate TeamatCrabs Sits Atop Best Beach Eats On Travel Channel SeriesNo one has to convince locals that Pensacola Beach has the best of everything, but to see world famous, well-traveled food series host Adam Richman describe his experience at Crabs We Got Em as Nirvana delighted viewers of the Travel Channels The Best Places Ive Ever Been Beach Eats show. Richman, who visited Crabs the Gulf front restaurant last October, is the star of the hit series Man vs. Food. He travels worldwide feasting and accepting large consumption challenges. Apparently, Adam Richman over to our Beach, said Crabs proprietor Amy Martin. He liked back. This is so great for Pensacola Beach, for our restaurants, for our entire area. The show, which aired in June, and will show periodically throughout the summer on the Travel Channel, features their cast of stars heralding their favorite Beach eats. Andrew Zimmerman chose places in Spain and Trinidad, while Bert Kreischer tapped a Clearwater Beach, Florida beachside restaurant. They chose locations all over the planet, said Martin. Costa Rica and Jamaica; and Pensacola Beach. Its great. For those who did not get to is available on YouTube as Travel Channels The Best Places Ive Ever Been Beach Eats. Check the weekly listings on the Travel Channel for re-broadcasts this summer. Viewers dont have to wait long until they hear about Peninto the twenty-one minute show, Adam Richman, in his usual descriptive style says, The best beach food I have ever eaten is on Pensacola Beach at a place called Crabs. They have honey buns, which are little biscuits, kinda sweet which you dip into honey and they have the most amazing shrimp. And oysters that are so plump. Richman embraced the entire beach experience when he continued, all the while Pensacola Beach scenes beautifully graced the screen. They brought me a pilsner glass. I wiggled my toes in the sand, popped a shrimp in my mouth and watched the sun go down over Pensacola Beach, he said. I had a sip of beer. I mean, as close to Nirvana that I think I shall ever attain. He closed his eyes and smiled, relishing the memory. When is a protest fun? When you are holding hands with longtime Beach guy Herb Turner, center. Herbs wife Versilla Turner, left, and DJ Zemenick, share a laugh during the Hands Across The Sand event on Pensacola Beach at noon on June 25. The protest of offshore drilling is conducted on beaches worldwide at the same time. Free Gift w/orders over $40Order by phone or online FREE DeliverySusan Haselton-Kelley 850-934-3865Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant www.MaryKay.com/shaseltonProtect your skin from sun & wind. Call me...
PAGE 11 Island Times July 6, 2011Trolley Map Pages 12-13 Breeze. One hundred percent of the net The top Anglers were: Master Male Angler Virgil Wyrosdick Master Lady Angler Hanna Reed Junior Male Angler Jackson Preston Junior Girl Angler Ryleigh Maywell The results are as follows: 1.Eric Gill, 2.Chad Barden Bonita 1. Shane Routh, 2. Scotty McGaugh 3. Alli Mead Flounder 1. Justin Herrin, 2. Eric Gill 3. Teresa Patterson Grouper 1. Robert Fields, 2. Pete Della Ratta 3. Joey Finelli King Mackerel 1. Caroline Ennis, 2. Steve Ennis 3. Jennifer Wells 1. Ryan James, 2. Eric Gill 3. Jamie Fuller Red Snapper 1. Chris Broscious, 2. Janet Dolar 3. Gail Ferres Sheepshead 1. Jordan Phipps, 2. Austin Phipps 3. Katelyn Herrin Skipjack 1. Scott Stillman, 2. Dianne Stollman 3. Ryan Maxwell Spanish Mackerel 1. Hannah Reed, 2. Nick Henry 3. Eric Gill Speckled Trout 1. Chad Barden, 2. Brosnan ODaniel 3. Jace Amberson 1. Virgil Wyrosdick, 2. Pete Della Ratta 3. Sabrina Enriquez White Trout 1. Larry Carpenter, 2. Joel Williams 3. James Bradshaw Junior Anglers Blue Fish 1. Chase Fields, 2. Austin Phipps Bonita 1. Lauren Kent Croaker 1. Austin Phipps, 2. Abby Linton 3. Chloe Huffman Flounder 1. Katelyn Herrin, 2.Ben Linkous 3. Jared Thomas Grouper 1. Malia Barnes 1. Ryleigh Maxwell, 2. Will Neumann 3. Jared Thomas 1. Malia Barnes, 2. Katelyn Herrin 3. Harrison ODaniel Red Snapper 1. Jackson Preston, 2. Malia Barnes 3. Delaney Batte Skipjack 1. Ryleigh Maxwell, 2. Katelyn Herrin 3. Austin PhippsSertoma Hooks Up Monster Fishing Tourney Spanish Mackerel 1. Kayli Reed 2. Chase Fields 3. Coby Shields Speckled Trout 1. Katelyn Herrin White Trout 1. Austin Phipps 3. Ryleigh Maxwell Grouper 1. Malia Barnes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 17 2021222324252627282930 35 313233 34 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 51 54 55 56 5758 59 6162 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 53Via Deluna Beach Ball Water Tower Sheriffs Office Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier La Caribe Dr. Ft. Pickens Rd.Siguenza Dr.Sabine Dr.Pensacola Beach Blvd.Toll Booths Bob Sikes Bridge Quietwater ShellPicnic AreaTo Gulf BreezeTo West End of Island (See below) Little Sabine Bay To East End of Island (See below)Core Area75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100101 102 103 104105 106 107East EndGulf of Mexico Santa Rosa Sound Santa Rosa Sound Santa Rosa SoundPicnic AreaFt. Pickens Rd.Little Sabine Bay Gulf of Mexico Gulf of MexicoGalvez Ct. Le Starboard Dr. Le Port Dr.Sabine Dr.Siguenza Dr.Matamoros Dr.Gulf Islands National Seashore and Fort Pickens CampgroundPanferio Dr.Avenida 10 Avenida 11 Avenida 12 Avenida 13 Avenida 14 Avenida 15 Avenida 16 Avenida 17Ariola Dr.Rio Vista Dr.Corto Dr. Largo Dr.Avenida 18Panferio Dr. Via DeLunaAvenida 19 Avenida 20Ariola Dr.Maldonado Dr.Avenida 21 Avenida 22 Avenida 23 Entrada 1 Entrada 2 Bulevar MenorBulevar MayorEnsenada Uno Ensenada DosSugar Bowl Lane Sugar BowlSeashore Dr.Ocena ViewEnsenada TresEnsenada Siete Ensenada Seis Ensenada Quarto Ensenada Cinco Calle Traviesa CallejuelaCalle HermosaTo NavarrePark East, 1.5 miles Restrooms & Lifeguard 420 Parking SpacesN Galvez Ct. E Galvez Ct. W Galvez Ct. Tristan WayCalle MarbellaSee above for detailed center sectionFishing PierWest End16 56a 1 2 3 6 7 10 11 12 13 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 27 28 29 30 31 32 35 36 40 60 18 Park West, Restrooms & Lifeguard 385 Parking Spaces 56b N S W E 1. The Grand Marlin Restaurant & Bar 2. Radical Rides 3. Bonifay Water Sports 4. Island Palms Miniature Golf 5. Speedy Johns Go-Carts 6. James P. Morgan Memorial Park Public Boat Launch Ramp 7. Quietwater Beach 8. Key Sailing, Surf Burger 9. Hemingways-Bimini Beach Bar 10. Portofino Boardwalk a. Alvins Island b. Bamboo Willies c. Bamboo Willie Wear d. Boardwalk Caf f. Captn Fun Beach Club g. Castaways Beachside Restaurant & Raw Bar h. Envie i. Go Fish Clothing & Jewelry j. Hooters k. International Boutique l. Intracoastal Outfitters m. Islanders Surf & Sport n. Lagunas o. Lagunas Soundside Beach Service p. The Fitting Room q. Papas Pizza 11. Down Home Kitchen/Circle K 12. Flounders 13. Island Style-Island Trader 14. Santa Rosa Island Authority 15. Tropical Waves 16. Pensacola Beach RV Resort 17. Soundside Centre a.Beach Wine & Liquor b.Floridas Pizza Kitchen c.The Fun Store d.Funny Cars e.Fusion f.Lillos Tuscan Grille 18. Soundside Holiday Beach Resort 19. Paradise Inn 20. Paradise Bar & Grill 21. Paradise Beach Homes 22. Paradise Coastal Realty 23. Southern Resorts 24. Dog House Deli 25. Beach Laundry 26. Subway 27. Pensacola Beach Rentals/Sales Burke Construction 28. Islander Package Lounge 29. Nati ve Caf 30. Island Realty 31. Pad d y OLearys Irish Pub 32. Beach Pops 33. DJs Beach Caf 34. The Break Beach Bar 35. Geronimos Outpost 36. Aloha Wine & Liquor 37. Beach Marina Fishing Fleet Elks Lodge Pensacola Beach Yacht Club Sabine Sandbar, Sabine Marina 38. Verandas 39. Cook Realty 40. Pensacola Beach Chamber/Visitor Information Center 41. South Harbour Condos 42. Sandshaker 43. Cabana Inn 44. Pensacola Bea ch Properties 45. Deep Water Cove 46. Bank of the South 47. Spanish Landing 48. Sabine Yacht & Racquet 49. Sand Dollar 50. Sand Pointe Townhouses 51. Treehouse Townhouses 52. Villa Sabine Townhouses 53. Environmental Protection Agency 54. White Sands Cottages 55. Holiday Inn Express 56. Margaritaville Beach Hotel 56a. Landshark Landing Beach Bar 56b. Fitness OnBoard 57. The Fish Sandwich Snack Bar 58. Go Fish 59. Public Safety Buildings and Restrooms 60. Gulfside Pavilion 61. Tiffanys 62. The Dock 63. Crabs We Got Em 64. Sidelines 65. Tiki Island Golf & Games 66. Hampton Inn 67. The Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front & H2O 68. Holiday Inn Resort 69. Island Wine & Liquor 70. Days Inn Pensacola Beachfront 71. Beach Club on the Gulf 72. Emerald Isle 73. Coldwell Banker United, Realtors JME Surfside Food Store Gas 74. SpringH ill Suites 75. Fort Pickens Entrance 76. Palm Beach Club 77. San de Luna Condos 78. La Bahia Condos 79. Tristan Towers Condos 80. Baywatch Condos 81. Boardwalk Condos 2. Reel Eazy Charter La Fitte Cove Marina 83. Peg Leg Petes 84. Tom Thumb 85. Emerald Dolphin 86. Santa Rosa Towers Condos Barrons Realty 87. Santa Rosa Dunes Condos 88. Harry Gowens Memorial Park 89. Fire Station 90. Pensacola Beach Community Churc h 91. Bahia Paz Townhouses Santa Rosa Townhomes 92. RMI Realty, RMI Vacations 93. Santa Rosa Villa Estates 94. Portofino Island Levin & Rinke Resort Realty 95. Public Restrooms (Ft. Pickens Gate) 96. Portside Villas 97. Gulf Winds Condos 98. Starboard Villas 99. Sans Souci Condos 100. Sea Horse Condo 101. Pensacola Beach Elementary School 102. Cowley Park: Public Tennis Courts 103. Rollerblading, Basketball Court s 104. Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church 105. Regency Cabanas Townhouses 106. Regency Towers Condos 107. Villas on the Gulf CondosPensacola Beach BusinessesCome on and take aFREE RIDE!On the Beach Trolley May 27Labor DayMap Legend Travel island style on a free beach trolley! There are so many things to see and do on Pensacola Beach and our beach trolleys make it easy to enjoy them all! From East to West our FREE beach trolleys make getting around a breeze! 11 am-11 pm 7 days a week through Aug. 14 Fri.-Sun. through Labor DayFree beach trolley service is provided by the Santa Rosa Island Authority. Seasonal Trolley Service Available Gas Station Boat Marinas & Docking Facilities Lifeguard/Public Beach (seasonal) Parking Shopping Centers Track the Trolley at VisitPensacolaBeach.com Trolley Tracker! Find where your Trolley is: Web: www.visitpensacolabeach.com/trolleytracker Text: 41411 sria (space) stop number Phone: 850-602-9384 Scan this QR code with your smartphone. PAGE 12 Island Times Pensacola Beach, Florida July 6, 2011 PAGE 131. Palm Beach Club S 2. Tristan Towers N 3. Tristan Towers S 6. Emerald Dolphin N 7. Emerald Dolphin S 10. Holiday Inn Express N 11. Holiday Inn Express S 12. Margaritaville Hotel N 13. Margaritaville Hotel S 17. Gulfside Pavilion/Casino S 18. Gulfside Pavilion/Casino N 19. Hilton S 21. Holiday Inn Resort S 22. Holiday Inn Resort N 23. Beach Club S 24. Beach Club N 27. Springhill Suites S 29. Avenida 14 S 30. Avenida 14 N 32.Beach Church/Avenida 18 N 35. Regency Towers Condo S 36. Regency Towers Condo N * Numbers are not sequential to allow for future additional trolley stops.TROLLEY STOPSStop # Location North/South Side of Street Make the RIGHT turn on Pensacola Beach our
PAGE 14 Island Times July 6, 2011 Double Red: Water Closed to public Red: High hazard, high surf and/or strong currents Yellow: Medium hazard, moderate surf and/ or currents Green: Low hazard, calm conditions, exercise caution Purple: Dangerous marine life Surf Flags For your swimming safety please note which flag is flying prior to entering the water. For added protection swim in areas with lifeguards. Pink rubber boots are made for fishin and the ladies who wear them are fishin everywhere. Locally, the Fishin Chix will host their annual Pink Rubber Boots fishing rodeo at Flounders on July 21 to 24. The Fashion Show and Ladies Expo will be on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Fishing will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday with the weigh-in scales opening at noon. Anglers will have until 2 p.m. to bring in their catches. The Chix will offer a family fun day on Sunday with waterslides and paddle boards. All events will be at Flounders. There will be seven fish categories, according to Claudia Espencheid, president and founder of the group. King Mackerel, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Ladyfish, Blue Fish, Speckled Trout, and Snapper (excluding Red Snapper). There will be a first, second and third place prize in each category, Espencheid said. Top three winners in each category will receive a pair of Costa del Mar sunglasses. Other prizes, all dear to the feminine heart, will be jewelry, Reactor watches, Guy Harvey Art and Jewelry, a weekend getaway, and Botox and skin treatments from two local doctors along with an array of fishing prizes. A trip, valued at $4000, for six days in February 2012, to go Black Marlin and Tuna fishing at the gorgeous Cebaco Bay Sportfishing Club will be awarded to the top three overall winners. Airfare is included. The top captain will win a $500 Reactor Gravitan watch, a $500 cash prize and a pair of Costa del Mar sunglasses. Innerlight is sponsoring the Junior Angler division and awarding five $100 gift certificates. Entry fee for members is $150 if you have your own boat. Its $250 if you dont. Nonmembers with their own boats will have an entry fee of $200, for those without boats it will be $300. Ladies ready to join the competition should sign up today at www.fishinchix.com. There aint no trout about it, quips Espencheid. Its a Fishing Chix Revolution. Within three years after we founded it in Pensacola, this worldwide phenomenon had 1000 members in 20 states. It is the largest womens inshore fishing series in this country. She continued, The joy of fishing is no longer confined to the alpha males bait bucket. Women represent 29 percent of the anglers in the State of Florida. I told you. Its a Fishing Revolution. Fishin Chix supports Covenant Hospice, and has now attracted a phenomenal number of women, garnered more than 200 newspaper and magazine features, a number television shows including the Today Show and the Travel Channel. Espencheid explained how she started this organization when she invited a few friends to come to The Fish House in Pensacola for a Top Secret Meeting. It all started with hurricanes Ivan and Erin whose aftermath devastated her. My agenda for this gathering was to enlist adventurous women to join me in my quest to explore my new passion, the fascinating world of fishing. How bizarre is it that I had never in any remote fashion been in touch with my inner fish. She said anyone can get hooked on fishing, especially hurricane frazzled desperate housewives trudging alongside equally stressed-out career women, craving a reprieve from their madness that followed the hurricane. The requirements to join the Fishin Chix then, as now, are simple. Nice women. Fun loving. Like to fish. And theres nothing fishy about the perks of belonging. As part of the national organization, you will get discounts on Fishin Chix tournaments; you will receive discounts on fashionable fishing gear, only the cutest for the fishing goddesses. You will also be able to take part in fabulous fishing trips, seminars, and parties. Discounts, great sportswear, parties and tournaments. Thats how special you will be. Dues are $65 per year which includes a t-shirt. Everyone is invited to join the Fishin Chix at Flounders. Boys and girls, men and women anglers. Everybody who enjoys a good time. Get in touch with your inner fish. You can reely find out about yours by joining the Fishin Chix Sisterhood. Pink Rubber Boots Are Made For Fishing
PAGE 15 Island Times July 6, 2011uzz...............................................................B Business The Dream is so AffordableWith prices at or below pre-construction costs, there has never been a better time than now to Own the Lifestyle! 8 V A PortofinoOPENHOUSEDAILY9 AM 5:30 PMBeach ClubOPENHOUSEDAILY9 AM 5:30 PM 1 0 P O O D www.resortrealtylife.com lLevin &Rinke Resort Realty, Inc Stop by one of our onsite offices for a tour today! WANT INCOME?Were Taking Reservations!Looking for the most income and fewest problems when renting your Beach property? Call the experts at RMI Vacations, Pensacola Beachs Rental Headquarters since 1972. 1591 Via de Luna Dr. www.rmivacations.com Joanne Faddis ARE YOU READY?We understand your insurance needs!850-623-8092CALL DENISE TAYLOR TODAY FOR A QUOTE family owned and operated independent insurance agency Life, Business Auto & Motorcycle Commercial Vehicle Homeowners & Flood HOW SWEET IT IS Fred Simmons, left, owner of the Paradise Bar and Grill, thanks his loyal customers for their votes during the Top Ten Florida Beach Bar contest. Renee Mack, general manager, is thrilled with the accolade which was awarded June 26 by FloridaBeachBar.coms marketing manager John Sancin. The Sarasota based company announced that Paradise Bar was the ninth best beach bar in the entire State. CHILLY DELIGHTWould you like to experience a Tropical Breeze in a Melon Garden to get your Zen back to the correct shade of orange? Well, this wild experience can be yours by visiting Beach Pops at the Blue Angels Air Show at Casino Beach this weekend or daily at their location in the Via de Luna Shopping Center. The frozen treats, delightfully named are created with all organic ingredients. Owner Lynne Foster is a combinations all the time. MOLE PATROLThe suns warm rays shine almost daily on Pensacola Beach amps up the fun factor and the need for skin protection. Cover up or slather on sunscreen before heading outside. Volunteer physicians and medical professionals from Baptist Health Care will offer free skin cancer screenings July 8-9 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Beachs Public Safety building at Casino Beach. First come, BATTER UPBeach stock broker and Church deacon Steve Speirs says the famous Beach Church Softball Team is back on the bases at Shoreline Park. Go to www. TheBeachChurch.com to see their schedule and all the other neat events the Church is hosting. FAST AND FUNHave you seen the latest addition to the fun things to do along Santa Rosa Sound? Radical Rides now offers jet boat rides. The bright red, multi-passenger boats captain zips thrill seekers around the Sound for a wet and wild experience. For those who seek a more sedate adventure there are catamarans and paddleboards for rent at Key Sailing. Both beachfront businesses boast parasailing adventures and jet skis, too. MOVIN UPDarren Churchward moved from behind the bar at Crabs into a managers position last week. He was readily greeting Beach Chamber members at the June 28 Business After Hours. WHOS YOUR NEIGHBORBeverly McCay, who is a lifelong native to Pensacola Beach and the General Manager of the Holiday Express on Fort Pickens Road has had many different neighbors over her time on the Island. One of her very favorites is the beautiful sand dune preserve just west of her hotels Gulfront property. Its historic and impressive, cross and all. TROLLEY LONGERThe free Beach Trolleys run daily from 11 to 11; and as an added bonus, they begin at 8 a.m. on July 8; and 7 a.m. on July 9 to bring you to the Air Show.
Island Times July 6, 2011 PAGE 16 Happy Hour 12 to 7 PMEVERYDAY 49 Via de Luna 916-9808 PaddyOLearysIrishPub.com Authentic Irish Pub Texas HoldEmLIVE MUSIC Fri-Sat-Sun Live Musicfor details visit www.DalesBigDeck.com 715 Pensacola Beach Blvd at the Sabine Marina Open everyday at 9 AM 850-934-3141 OPEN AIR DECK Overlooks Sabine Bay Free Sunsets Waterfront Location Next to the Yacht ClubMONDAY HAPPY HOUR ALL DAYThurs 7/7: Karaoke with Becky,7:30-11:30 Fri 7/8: Tomato & Dennis Gossman, 7:30-11:30 Sat 7/9: Southern Breeze 7:30-11:30 Sun 7/10: Ground Under Repair, 4-8 Thurs 7/14: Karaoke with Becky, 7:30 11:30 Fri 7/15: Karaoke with Becky, 7:30 11:30 Sat 7/16: The Blenders, 7:30 11:30 Sun 7/17: Wildwood, 4-8 Thurs 7/21: Karaoke with Becky, 7:30 11:30 Fri 7/22: Sun Dogs, 7:30 11:30 Sat 7/23: KDs Birthday, Loaded Goat w/Mike Sarrah Sun 7/24: Lectric Mullet, 4-8Its time to hit the deck!Dales Big Deck cold beer sizzling sunsets live music friendly natives 500 Quietwater Beach Blvd 850-932-1417 Upstairs from Key Sailing Home of the Who Dat Burger & The TsunamiBurgers Fries ShakesMUG CLUBHang loose in our fun, family Soundfront restaurant. Sandy feet and damp swimsuits welcome! Buy a new 24 oz Surf Burger mug for $20. It comes full of your choice of draft beers with the purchase. Every draft beer after that in the mug is just $1.BreakfastSaturday and Sunday, 8 to 10:30 a.m. Barrels, Double Barrels, Skim Boards. Crushed Coral. Hot Coffee, Spicy Bloody Marys. Yummy!Cool StuffWipe Out Milk Shake Root Beer Floats Full Bar featuring a Cruzan Pain Killer Frozen Drink Souvenir T-Shirts Surf Burger Shot Glassescome see ourICE Tapfor draft beer Hey YawlBy Frank CooperElope to Cedar Key July Fifth is a legal holidayat least in our house it is. Jane and I were married on that date sixteen years ago. Jane and I started dating about three years after my first wife Dixie passed away. We were thinking about getting married and even worked on an invitation list. That was proving to be difficult. Jane knew everybody on the beach and I had a few friends scattered around. We didnt want to leave anyone off, but the list was getting a little out of hand. What to do? We decided the simplest thing was to elope. I had made several trips to Cedar Key, Florida, and really like its laid back Old Florida flair. And it definitely was not up scale, a term I cant stand anyway. So Cedar Key it was. Jane wrote our vows which really were not vows as much as agreements. They were very sweet. We contacted a Notary Public in Cedar Key to marry us. She turned out to be a local real estate agent and just as cute as a button. We made reservations at a waterfront town house and off we went. We eloped. Hey, this was going to be fun. Its not a long ride to Cedar Key, about 5 hours, and we got there in time to check out the little sidewalk park on Dock Street where we planned to be married. The Notary-Real Estate lady had seen that all was well. It was perfect. We learned we had to go over to the County Seat to get a license and I wanted to find some flowers, so the next day we drove to Bronson, Florida. We found the court house and walked into the clerks office and announced to the typical court house lady that we wanted to get married. She looked up at me with a questioned eye as if to say, why? The clerk was able to fix us up with the license and as we were leaving she called after us. Pardon me folks. Come back, please. We forgot to give you the gifts from the people of Levy County. Then, with much ceremony, she gave us our gifts. You would have liked this. First there was sample jar of Prell Dishwashing Liquid. Then we received a sample half roll of Charmin toilet paper. Then we were given several printed ad sheets with coupons from local restaurants and department stores. I think there was a McDonalds and a Dollar Store. Its the thought that counts. Yep, I guess we had all we needed. But we rode all over that area and never did find a flower shop. I would just have to pick a few from the yard in front of our town house. The next day was July 4 and, after breakfast at the town caf we noticed a crowd gathering at the little beach in front of our building. Folks were staking out claims for the town picnic to be held that afternoon. In the middle of all this, members of the local Lions Club were planting fireworks charges in the sand to be lit by hand. It seems the local Lions Club does all the civic work in Cedar Key and you could tell, everybody knew everybody. Those Lions worked all afternoon and after a while the park was packed with people for their July Fourth celebration. About dusk, the Head Lion, or whatever they call him, made some announcements and then we all sang patriotic songs. I dont remember a band or anything. We just sang. And then, the fireworks started. That Head Lion lit off charge after charge. When it seemed to be over and people started to leave. Oops! Too soon! The Head Lion had missed a whole line of charges all across the front of the beach. So off he goes again with his lighter stick. It was a home grown fireworks display put on by local people. But really, it was very good. Next day, July 5, was to be our Wedding Day. Jane had on a pretty white dress and I had a new pair of white shorts. The Notary had on her usual office shorts and she was pretty vivacious. People walking along the sidewalk there on Dock St. saw that something was going on so a little crowd gathered. The Notary-Real Estate lady announced that she needed an official witness to the wedding. A young girl standing there asked her daddy at her side if he would serve as the witness. He bristled up and said, Why honey, they are not even in a church. She came right back at him and said Daddy, God is here and we dont need a church to be with God. Later, we learned the daddy was a Baptist minister from North Carolina and his daughter was a student from UNC. It was a beautiful ceremony in the garden and we were, indeed, married. Later on we went down on the dock at The Captains Table and watched the most awesome display of thunder and lightning either of us had ever seen. It never rained. It just rumbled and flashed for what seemed like an hour. We just sat there on the deck, drinking our wine and eating grilled shrimp and thanking God, and the Baptist minister, for blessing our marriage. Derek Starkey, 7, will have plenty to tell about his summer when he returns to Adamston Elementary School in West Virginia next fall. He was visiting his grandparents Karl and DJ Zemenick on Pensacola Beach and joined the Hands Across the Sand event, June 25. Derek, who is a championship wrestler, braved the noontime heat with two hundred environmentally minded participants in the worldwide effort to bring awareness to preserving the pristine nature of our planets beaches. Sea Turtle Nest UpdateSanta Rosa Area of Gulf Islands National Seashore 13 Pensacola Beach 5 Fort Pickens 11
PAGE 17 Island Times July 6, 2011 Local Men Make Impossible Look Easy PROUD DAD Pensacola Beach resident Leo Post, marvels at the television screen which showed the premier of ABCs Expedition Impossible, June 23. The purple clad Team Gypsies includes his son John Leo Post (right). A viewing party was hosted at Surf Burger in Posts honor. He was a Surf Burger manager while attending Gulf Breeze High School. Pensacola Beach resident Jason Cronin has trudged up sand dunes, conquering both mental and physical challenges, prior to his participation in ABCs new reality series Expedition Impossible, which premiered June 23. As a cancer survivor, Cronin has the mindset of a winner, which he took with him to meet the challenges that he and his team, The Country Boys would face in this high adventure race. His teammates are Chad Robinson and Nicholas Coughlin. Fans and friends packed The Grand Marlin for the premier party, June 23. In a world away from Pensacola Beach, Cronin discovered that one of his fellow competitors in the Moroccan desert contest, John Post of Team Gypsies, was raised on Pensacola Beach. Post, whose father Leo currently lives on the Beach was thrilled to see all his neighbors at the viewing party hosted at Surf Burger, June 23. John, who loves traveling, is not an extreme athlete, he is an extremely adventurous soul, said his father. With a trip to Morocco, John felt like he was already a winner, no matter where his team finishes. Team Gypsies completed the inaugural leg of the race in first place and held on to their lead at the conclusion of the episode on June 30. The Country Boys finished in second place. Each week the last place team is eliminated. So, all eyes should be turned to Channel 3 at 8 p.m. on Thursday evenings to follow teams as they vie for $150,000 and a new Ford Explorer. Catch the previous episodes online at abc. go.com/shows/expeditionimpossible.
PAGE 18 Island Times July 6, 2011 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.BEAUTIFUL LOT Waterfront Gulf Breeze. Stunning on Santa Rosa Sound. Your own beach with 1.73 acres. Build your dream home. $300,000. OWner will divide. Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607 __________________________ Gulf Breeze. 3/2 in quiet neighborhood behind Grand Point. $125,000. Call Jeremy Johnson, Island Realty. 850-377-3145 __________________________ Pensacola Beach Two bed Two bath condo. MLS listing #398291. Call today for your tour. $165,000. Linda Murphy, Keller Williams Realty, 850-748-0865 __________________________ 814 Maldonado Dr. 4/3 Pensacola Beach. $535,000. 2,360 sq. ft. Could this be your new beach house? Paradise Coastal Realty Sales Team at 850-932-0067 __________________________ Looking for a Beach lot? Now is the time to buy. Prices are great. Call Jeremy Johnson, Island Realty. 850-377-3145 __________________________ Gulf Breeze home, 4 bedrooms/2 baths. $249,900. Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607.Real Estate For SaleCLASSIFIED ADVERTISING NAME:____________________________________ ADDRESS: _________________________________ ___________________________________________ CITY: ______________________________________ STATE: ________________ ZIP: ________________Pensacola Beach Vacations Rentals. Call for the BEST RATES on Beachfront condos and beach homes. Toll Free 800-242-3224. Visit online jmevacations.com __________________________ Realty Marts International, Pensacola Beachs Rental Headquarters since 1972. www.rmivacations.com or 1-800-874-9245. __________________________ Send a check for $32 made payable to Shelley Ink Mail to: PO Box 844 Gulf Breeze, FL 32562-0844 Feel like an Islander every other week Have IT mailed!Personalized Real Estate Services! Sales Rental Consulting James Hlubek 850-380-0014 Real Estate Services Real Estate For Rent Gregory Street Assembly Hall Weddings Receptions Parties. Seating up to 150 850-6078633 Find Us On Facebook __________________________ Anything But Ordinary Photographer available for your wedding. Formal to casual. Affordable. Memories fade. Photos are forever. email@example.com. Notary, photography packages available. Pets Yorkshire Terrier Puppies. AKC, Tiny teacup size. Breeze Yorkies.com. $1200. 850-9163236. __________________________ Wright Pet Care. Profesional Pet Sitting Services. 850-324-0196. www.wrightpetcare.comWeddingsCalendarJuly 6 Blues Angels Arrival 8 a.m. July 7 Blue Angels rehearsal. 2 p.m. July 8 Blue Angels Dress Rehearsal with civilians acts. Noon. July 9 Blue Angels Air Show. Noon. July 9 Sounds of Summer. Free Concert. Quietwater Amphitheatre. 6-8 pm. David Shaw July 10 Nature Photography. 8:30 am. Ft. Pickens. Program Free. $8 per car. July 10 Sounds of Summer. Free Concert. Quietwater Amphitheatre. 6-8 pm. Southern Breeze July 11 Island Treasures. 10 a.m. Ft. Pcieksn. July 12 Ranger Walk. Blackbird Marsh Trail. Ft. Pickens. www.nps.gov/gins July 12 Bands on the Beach. Gulfside Pavilion. 7-9 pm. The Reunion Band July 15-16 Sounds of Summer. Free Concert. Quietwater Amphitheatre. 6-8 pm. UltraViolet July 17 Sounds of Summer. Free Concert. Quietwater Amphitheatre. 6-8 pm. Marshal Johnson July 19 Bands on the Beach. Gulfside Pavilion. 7-9 pm. Crosstown July 22-24 Sounds of Summer. Free Concert. Quietwater Amphitheatre. 6-8 pm. Lisa Zanghi and Jim Andrews on the Saxaphone July 23 Fishin Chix at Flounders. Weigh In. 2 pm July 26 Bands on the Beach. Gulfside Pavilion. 7-9 pm. Not Quite Fab, Beatlesque band. July 29-31 Sounds of Summer. Free Concert. Quietwater Amphitheatre. 6-8 pm. Roper Electric August 2 Bands on the Beach. Gulfside Pavilion. 7-9 pm. Mass Kunfuzion August 9 Bands on the Beach. Gulfside Pavilion. 7-9 pm. The Sawmill Band Sept 4 Anything That Floats. Bathtub Races. Bamboo Willies. 2 pm Sept 17-18 Taste of the Beach; Shaker Fest. Mark your calendar. FitnessYour land or family land is all you need to buy a new home. Land home packages also available. Call Clayton Homes at 850-682-3344. TAI CHI FOR WELLNESS, Qi Chong & More! Starts July 9, Saturdays 10:0011:10 am, CHIPS 24 Hour Health Club; July 13, Wednesdays, 9:00-10:10 am, Flounders Chowder House.$5/session. Bring a friend. Call BEACH TAI CHI, 380.8830, Email star8830@ yahoo.com. __________________________ Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. Casino Beach. (Quietwater sessions, too) Sunday mornings, 6:15. Through October 1. No charge but $40 TriGulfCoast membership required. www.TriGulfCoast.org. __________________________ Grand Marlin Milers. Mondays at 5:45 pm Pirate Paddleboarders. Quietwater soundfront. Wednesday. 6 pm Shaker Pacers. Thursdays. 6 pm Captn Fun Runners. Wednesdays, 5:45 pm Flounderisms Shall I compare thee to a summers day? Thou art more lovely and more Willie S. Snapper, a romantic rogue
Island Times PAGE 19 July 6, 2011FOR RESULTS Island Times Info 850-324-2667Downtown Pensacola Beach Weekly ScheduleMonday: Sandshaker, 7 PM Thursday: Paddy OLearys, 7 PM Sunday: Paddy OLearys, 5 PM Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun Poker Hotline 324-2667 850-473-1008 4300 Bayou Blvd DrTraceyPinkston.com Integrating traditional health management with natural and alternative approaches Dr. Tracey Pinkston DJs Beach Cafe 63 Via de Luna across from Springhill Suites 850-916-0716 Closed Mondays & Tuesdays Start Your Day The Right Way Breakfast 8 AM TO 11 AMHAVE A BIG BEACH BREAKFAST! Lunch 11 AM TO 2 PM owned & operated by friendly natives! Locals say our are Go Native Daily 7:30 AM to 3 PM know whats happeningread Island TimesHave your copy delivered to your mailbox every other week. Climate Controlled Self-Storage Secure Access 24 Hour Security Cameras Semi-Trucks Easy Access Record Storage & Management Centrally located on Palafox & Brent5060 N. Palafox St. Pensacola850-434-3500locknstore.com 2nd Month Free Ask about HURRICANE BOX By Candace SegarI just came back from my Island Times By Joe Stukey Your Computer PalBytes and Bits Keep up with the times... Pensacola Beach Chambers Launch Party Coming in August to Santa Rosa Sound Get ready, get set, launch yourself! more details in the next editionSki Club Fires Up Family Float Trip
PAGE 20 Island Times July 6, 2011 Every Tuesday Free Concert Bands on the Beach Gulfside Pavilion 7-9 pm Every Weekend Free Music Sounds of Summer Quietwater Amphitheatre 6 pm Free Trolleys Everyday -Islandwide 11 to 11 Vacation Bible School Beach Church 932-6628 July 1822 Bathtub Races Sept. 4 Chamber. 932-1500
Island Times PAGE 21 July 6, 2011 After Sundown FLOUNDERS CHOWDER HHOUSE 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 beach bands. Dance all night on Flounders beach to the most popular bands from across the south. on beautiful Pensacola Beach, 850-932-2003 CRABS W WE GOT EEM Only restaurant on Pensacola Beach offering breath taking views of the Gulf while dining directly on the beach. Come as you are straight off the sandy beach and enjoy our indoor/outdoor bar and gulf side deck. Crabs has the largest selection of Crab on the beach, was voted Best Crab by News Journal readers. She Crab Soup, Stuffed Blue Crabs, 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 0700 www.crabswegotem.com MMcCGUIRES IIRISH PUB One of Americas great steakhouses; proudly serving USDA Prime Steaks, seafood and Irish specialties including 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 coupled with great food and warm and friendly service by Employees who Give a Damn! Visit our on-site brewery 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 am, 850-433-6789 mcguiresirishpub.com SSIDELINES SSpPORTS BBAR AND RRESTAURANT 11 big screens, 42 televisions. If it runs, jumps, races, its or outdoor seating. Video sports games. days a week. 934-3660. NNATIVE CAfFE Open at 7:30 a.m. seven days a week. Owned and operated by friendly natives serving locally produced seafood and delicacies. The Fish Tacos are an experience to enjoy. The owners say their goal is to preserve the unique desserts top off expertly prepared meals. Seating is informal. Art gallery setting with local artists displaying whimsical works. Serving breakfast and lunch everyday; 45 Via de SSANDSHAKER LLOUNgGE Tradition since 1973. Its the Home of the Original Bushwacker and has been selling this signature drink for over 30 years. The Shaker was the 1st bar on the Beach to offer this T-Shirt Nite on Thursday. Check out our new Shaker Shop Boardwalk. Open 10 am 3 am. 850-932-2211. www.sandshaker.com PARADISE BBAR AND GRILL A little bit of paradise at this open air, island style bar with its own private white sand beach. Pull up a rattan stool. Tucked away in the parking lot of the Paradise Inn, its Open 7 days. 850-916-5087. PEgGLLEgG PETES Ahoy, Matey. Youve found a Pensacola Beach treasure. Pirates welcome. Fresh Gulf seafood served in the galley or outside on the awning covered deck. Glass front bar Gumbo. Dinner specials nightly. Sizeable sandwiches and at 11. 932-4139. www.peglegpetes.com krewe news all year long www.PensacolaBeachMardiGras.com CUSTOM BLUE ANGEL SOUVENIR T-SHIRTS AIRBRUSHING! At the Light, Next to Flounders in the Island Trader building. 934-3100 The debate continues and the questions remain unanswered for the leaseholders on Pensacola Beach who voiced their concerns regarding taxation of leased land. The sixty leaseholders in the Beach Church Hall at the June 28 Town Hall Meeting hosted by Congressman Jeff Miller peppered him with questions about taxation and the conveyance of Fee Simple Title. The Congressman was sympathetic to the residents on Pensacola Beach, and his assistance comes in the form of proposed legislation which would remove restrictions on conveying title to the leaseholders. I guarantee you that if I had a lease out here, I would be Congressman Miller. He reiterated, as did District Four Escambia County who was also in attendance, that the taxation issue at this point will have to be solved by the court system. Should the courts rule in favor of the Property Appraiser and Tax Collector, it would make sense to have a bill already making its way through Congress. of the double burden of lease fees and ad valorem taxes, if they accepted Fee Simple Title. The draft of the Bill, which currently does not have a Senator to co-sponsor it, includes the following: Gives Escambia County the ability to convey Island No leaseholder will be required to accept Fee Simple Title Escambia County may not create a financial windfall in transferring title to leaseholders cated to conservation, preservation, public use, recreation, access and public parking, must remain as such Escambia County must within two years convey Navarre There is no requirement to offer fee simple title, nor is there a deadline to do so Congressman Miller noted that it is hard to estimate how long this could take before it could become law. Generally legislation is not This is a sticky wicket, but its possible it could pretty fast. But, I dont anticipate The bill will need a co-sponsor in the Senate. According to Congressman Miller, Senator Bill Nelsons concerns have been addressed, but the Senator has yet to sign on. He plans to approach Senator Marco Beach residents who wish to contact the Florida Senators can call Senator Bill Nelsons 202-224-5274 and Senator Marco Fee Simple Gets Congressmans Attention Congressman Jeff Miller listened intently to citizens at the Town Hall Meeting.
Island Times July 6, 2011 PAGE 22 Pensacola Beach Chamber presents Taste of the Beach 2011 September 17-18
Island Times PAGE 23 July 6, 2011 readin the waterby Saltwater Rick One Stop Shop for the Watersports Enthusiasts PARASAILINGSMILE HIGH CLUB Feel the Thrill ~ Join the Club! You wont stop smiling even if you tryPensacola Beach at the BoardwalkSALES & RENTALS KAYAKSSINGLE/TANDEM 850-932-5520 www.KeySailing.com OPEN 9 to 6weather permitting HOBIE CATS SAIL AWAY PONTOON BOATSHOURLY/DAILY WAVERUNNERS FAST & FUN NEW Rentals Include: All safety gear Expert instruction PADDLEBOARD RENTALS Island Times columnist Saltwater Rick appointed lady angler Terri McKamey to write Readin the Water while he recovers from surgery. If you want to and say hi to Terri. Visit our Gift Shop Gift Shop Somethings Always Shakin Best Blues Views from our deck!By Land or By Sea...its the Shaker for me! Red, White & Blues Week... July 6, 5 PM til close. Ladies Nite $2 drinks for the ladies til close. Karaoke 8 PM til... July 7, 8 PM 1 AM Kyle Parker Band & HALF price drinks when wearing Shaker Shirt or Hat! July 8, 9 PM 1 AM Trunk Monkey July 9, 9 pm 1 AM Post Air Show Party w/ Trunk Monkey July 10, 4 8 PM Mo Jiles w/special guest Mike Jencks Always Shakin Visit our Always Shakin Blue & Gold Bikini Contest $500 Cash Prize July 14, 8 PM -midnight The Skyline Kings July 15, 9 PM -1 AM Full Moon Party w/ The Shiz July 16, 9 PM The Shiz July 17, 4 8 PM The Blenders July 22 & 23, 9 PM 1 AM Class X July 24, 48 PM Andy Smith Band June was just a fantastic Island Times Barry Meredith reminds anglers that while we love He, and his fishing buddy Darrell, pulled in these two monsters. Above, Barry with on the Yellow River on June 4; and a 45 pound catfish caught in the same river on June 11. Skomp, were happy with this bountiful catch. Captain Jody Wells hot this summer. Beach charter captains are ready to get you on the action, too.
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