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Volume IX, Number 20 Pensacola Beach, Florida January 21, 2014 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 Mythical Naugas Roar Into Twentieth Year Nauga Queen Becky Elbert Collins, left, along with Gwen Gibson, right, and Danah Gibson (standing) prepare for the twentieth annual Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast and Native Noontime Ball, January 25 at 10 a.m. at The Dock. The Gibson sisters are the founders and organizers of the event and served Krewe of Nauga royalty. on Page 2.


PAGE 2 Island Times January 21, 2014 Published every other Tuesday www.MyIslandTimes.comNo portion of this publication may be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. Island Times Krewe Toasts Twenty Years of Nauglorious Glam, Glitz and Gawdy Nauga Queen Karen Cook Cowen, left, hosts a Royal Christmas Feast for her fellow Queens. They are (back row, L to R): Amy Depew, Gwen Gibson, Loren Littleton, Karina Foster, Danah Gibson and Sharon Mattair. Seated are: Becky Collins,Christine Hewerdine and Dana Graves. *Note: A couple of Nauga Queens went into hibernation and were unable to re-Naugify. The Nauga Nation was temporarily stymied by a storm named Ivan, so the royal family has 17 members. The Royal Family of Nauga Queens Trustees Seek Public Input For Restoration Projects


Island Times PAGE 3Forever...Barefoot on the BeachAs a tribute to Jane Waters who passed away January 10, 2012 Island Times will continue to run some of Janes favorite columns for your enjoyment January 21, 2014 Our latitude will change your attitude Wings Burgers Seafood RibsOPEN EVERYDAY at 11 AMLunch Specials MonFri 11-2 Dinner Specials NightlyCATCH IT ALL!1010 Ft. Pickens Road Pensacola Beach 932-4139 www.peglegpetes.comRaw Oysters Fresh Gulf SeafoodOPEN EVERYDAY at 11am Waterfront Dining Oyster Bar Live Music Gift Shop Kids Playground#2 Via de Luna Pensacola Beach 934-3660Sports in Hi Def40 TVs 8 Big Screens 934-3660 WINGS49Every Thursdayc Monday Cajun Nite Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Specials Tues: Half Price Bottles of Wine Wed: Raw Oyster Specials Thurs: Baked Oyster Specials Pensacola Beach Tuesday Surf and Turf Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Wed Mexican Madness All Sports Always On Krewe of Wrecks MeetingsJan 27 The Break Feb 3 Cactus Flower Start Time: 6 PM Dues $30 ~ The Krewe welcomes all who wish to join. Please come to meeting to apply.Mardi Gras on the Island EventsJanuary 25: Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast, The Dock, 10 AM January 25: Krewe of Kids Sign Up, Beach Church, 2 PM January 25: Krewe of Brewe Beach Babe Contest, Sandshaker, 3 PM February 7: Krewe of Nereids Moon Pie Party, Sandshaker, 7 PM February 8: Krewe of Kids Royal Doughnut Breakfast, Church, 8 AM February 8: Krewe of Brewe Black Tie Ball, the Dock, 7 PM* February 9: Moonlight Madness Champagne Breakfast, PBYC, 10:30 AM February 22 Kids and Kritters Parade, 2 PM, Across from Sidelines February 22 Krewe of Wrecks Grand Costume Ball, Elks February 23 DeLuna Fest, Via de Luna Shopping Ctr, 2-8 PM February 24 Queens Dinner, Flounders February 24 Kings Supper, Elks March 1 Champagne Breakfast, Crabs, 10 AM March 1 Street Dance, Sabine Sandbar, Noon March 2 Krewe of Wrecks Parade, 2 PM March 3 Red Beans and Rice Lunch, 11 AM March 4 Krewe of Coma, Sandshaker, 6 PM March 4 Shoe Box Float Contest, Paradise, 8 PM PM Feb 10 Sidelines Feb 17 Elks* Some events require tickets, reservations, or membership January 15, 1987 The Islander Newspaper If all the people who go on diets in January were stacked up hand to hand, they would all be miserable. (Janes Law #1) If all the people who go on diets were not stacked up, hand to hand, they would all be miserable. (Janes Law #2) How many people do you meet in January who are not on some kind of diet, designed to make them healthier, wealthier, wiser and thinner? Even our cooking columnist, George Norman, whose creative delicacies make us hungry even as we read proof on his writing, is on a diet. George lost four pounds in seven days by running three miles per day, eating fruits and drinking juice all morning long, and cutting way back the rest of the day. He patted his trim tummy as he revealed that he never even sips a Tanqueray and tonic during the month of January. He looks great. He feels great. But, he is not smiling. Secretly, I think he cant wait until February 1 so he can resume his proper lifestyle. As The Lizzards Tongue reported in last weeks issue, The Islander staff goes along with the traditional custom of starting the New Year by going on a strict diet. They have to do this because they are all also ardently faithful about maintaining Christmas traditions. One of which seems six thousand calories a day beginning on Thanksgiving. Along about December 1, my bathroom scale goes into hibernation. When I bring it back out in January it would start ringing bells, shootdanger signals if it could record the way it feels when I step on its long suffering platform. I really didnt need to get on the scale to discover that I was heading for sudden blimpdom. After all, the jeans I couldnt zip this morning fore Thanksgiving. I know they didnt shrink because they have been pre-washed, stone washed and post-washed a few hundred times. What do I do? Do I wear pants with elastic tops or do I line up with all the other dieters? I look at the odds. Krewe of Wrecks sumptuous parties are part of January and February. The Girl Scout Cookie sale begins this Saturday. Can I actually maintain a low calorie kind of day and still be a loyal Wreck and Girl Scout sponsor? Well, its been a tough decision. I have walked a mile and a half three times this week. I am not living on Coors and pretzels and cheddar cheese. Pasta will be my major indulgence. Thats pretty drastic for someone who would eat Oysters Rockefeller and stuffed Flounder every day. Even worse, I ordered lumen from Louisiana which is something that supposedly looks and tastes just like meat, but is made up of soy products. This stuff is New Age food with a Cajun twist. How about some Red Beans and Lumen or Lumen Gumbo? Thats another column, and Ill give you a full report on cooking with Lumen quite soon. You can be sure it wont hold a candle to George Normans luscious recipes. So, here I am stuck with Janes Law, another pilgrim lining up with Les Miserables in January. Today is not so bad, however, Im the one who gets the stamps on the outgoing mail.Church Hosts Game Day Pensacola Beach Church has a new way to beat the midweek blues. They are hosting a Snowbirds and Lay Abouts Game Afternoon, each Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. According to Church Deacon Les Solymossy, guests can play Mexican Train Dominos, Pegs & Jokers, Canasta, Sequence or any game of their choosing. Game Afternoon is open to the public. The event lasts for two hours, and is free of charge. Pack up your deck of cards or handful of dice and head over to the Beach Church Fellowship Hall at 920 Panferio Drive. For more information, call 850-932-2268 or It was a grand affair when the Krewe of Bananimals Queens gathered for a Champagne Luncheon, January 3 at The Grand Marlin. Toasting the upcoming Mardi Gras season are (Back row, L to R): Dawn Grace, Gena Raymon and Angela Moore. Middle row (L to R): Mary Jo Tibbits, Brenda Roberts, Nancy Morgan and Carlette Howell. Front row (L to R) are: Karen Cook Cowen, Dianne Kildow, Rebecca OMahoney, Lonnie Lane and Darlene Larkin.


PAGE 4 Island Times January 21, 2014 ?? ????? ? ? ??? ??? ? ??? ? ?T? ???rivia??? ? PEOPLE 3479 Gulf Breeze Pkwy 850-932-7100 Next to Sonic Blue Sky Gift Shoppe Gifts Galore Whimsical Home Decor Sports Teams Teachers Childrens Gourmet Mermaids and more.... Com e as you are Bike, boat or car INN Top 10 Florida Beach Bars Full Service Open Air FOOD Try a Fred Burger or Renees Famous Shrimp Salad 21 Via de Luna Pensacola Beach 850-916-5087 BAR FUNPOKER: WED, 7 Texas Hold Em Be Here!BOOK NOW FOR MARDI GRAS March 2 Parade DayWe are directly on the parade route. Reservations 850-932-2319 Nouveau Honkies Jan 24, 26 & 28 Naugas nest here! Dash Rip Rock Sat, Jan 25 6 & Sun, Jan 26 3 Second line to Paradise after the Nauga Ball. Special room rates. Pajamas wearing partiers welcome. Big Al & The Heavyweights Sat, Feb 1 6 Groundhog Day & Super Bowl Feb 2, ALL DAY. Wear your team jersey! Did you see your shadow at Paradise? Go where the locals go Dance in the sand Eat by the Sound HOOPSTERPensacola Beach resident and Beach School grad Maddie Grace McCurdy is scoring big on the high school basketball court. She is a consistent point getter and rebounder for the Gulf Breeze High Lady Dolphins.WARM MERMAIDSElla Hess and Courtney Winstead are krewemates in the Mystic Krewe of Nereids. Instead of freezing their mermaid tails off in Northwest Florida, they were in sunny California visiting relatives. Courtney and husband Jim were in Manhattan Beach visiting their son James. Ella spent the holidays in Palo Verdes where daughter Beka lives. After basking in 70 degree days during Christmas, Courtney returned to Breeze pool deck. SUPER SPORTSRay Palmer loves athletics. He is the director of the Pensacola Sports Association which keeps his head in the game but hes generally too busy to compete. He makes the Beach Chambers Polar Bear Plunge a must do event annually. Beach guy David Bosso psyched himself up by wearing his masters swimming warm up suit. He and Palmer were among the hundreds who dipped under the watchful eye of Beach lifeguard Paul Valentine. NEW DRIVERBeach resident Christy Newkirk is behind the wheel. As soon as the teenager blew out the candles on her birthday cake, mom Susan took Christy to get a learners permit. She turned 15 on January 1. PIGSKIN TRAVELERBarry McCleary, Esquire, the fearless gridiron guesser, earned high marks using his unorthodox method to choose which college football team would earn bowl game fame. Out of 35 games, he correctly picked 69 percent of the winners. He spent the last few days of the football season touring New Orleans, trying to cheer himself up after the Oklahoma Sooners beat his Alabama Crimson Tide in the Sugar Bowl. Barrys winning picks for New Orleans are the World War II Museum, Coops, Jager Haus 833, Pierre Masperos, Salvos on the West Bank. He penned a Big Easy Eating and Drinking Tour report which well run in upcoming editions. Cheers! The Trivia Master left a trail of wasted electrons, bounding around the emails inbox, while looking for a correct response to this, Where is the Footprints in the Sand Eco Trail marker which is dedicated to Sharks and Rays? The first answer arrived faster than Jaws 2 to a Chum Fest. Trivia Tim Pike was right on target. Marker 12 is near the Gulfside Pavilion on Casino Beach in front of Florida Pizza Kitchen, wrote Trivia Tim. He earns the extra credit for submitting a photo of the Eco Trail Marker. For those scratching their heads, the Footprints in the Sand Eco Trail is a system of educational signs, paired with the website to inform viewers about the abundant wildlife and plant life on the island. According the Susi Robichaux, who handles the Beachs ad campaign and website at E.W. Bullock Associates, 12,914 people visited the Eco Trail page on the website from October 1 through December 31, 2013. Some of them were probably intrigued by the islands toothy characters, too. Melanie Waite, who has been a turtle patroller for decades, knew that the Sharks and Rays hang out south of the Casino Beach parking lot on the colorful sign posted very close to the trolley stop. Trivia fans should visit the Eco Trail. After all, it is full of tidbits of information. The stuff that trivia is made of. The Trivia Master is still thinking about Beach wildlife, specifically the Nauga. Hibernation season is ending. The twenty-four hour wakening of the Nauga Nation nears. Someone reported a nest located near the Fred Bates HipBureau of Island Oddities vehemently denied any knowledge of hippies and naugas. The Nauga Queens were equally adamant who know anything. So, the TM asks if you know the names of the three places which hosted the Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast and Native Noontime Ball since its inception 20 years ago. You dont have to be any erwise, to answer this. Hurry to your computer and email your answer to Put trivia in the subject line and include your name and phone number. One lucky person will earn a limited edition Island Times t-shirt and a know-it-all designation, Deadline to answer is Tuesday, January 28. The Beach School PTA wants you to go All In for a Casino Royal, Saturday, January 25. Doors will open to a Las Vegas style night of fun at 6:30 p.m. in the Emerald Coast Room at the Pensacola Beach Hilton. Guests are asked to dress in their best cocktail attire. The casino-style games available are Texas Hold Em poker, Craps, Roulette and Black Jack. Food, drink and fun, said PTA President Deb Buchalter. We are raising funds for the new building development. The proceeds of the event are dedicated to the enhancement of the Pensacola Beach Elementary Schools campus. Tickets for the fundraiser are $50 prior to January 25 and $60 at the door. Go online to to purchase in advance.Raising Funds Vegas-style


PAGE 5 Island Times January 21, 2014 The Santa Rosa Island Au thority Board members were not ready to commit $100,000 to the Gulf Coast Summerfest Concert as requested by its promoter William Cadillac Banks, just yet. full board meeting of the New Year, January 8. The amount, if approved at the January 22 Committee meeting, could be recouped through a public facili ties use agreement, where Banks in ticket sales back to the SRIA. SRIA Board Attorney Mike Stebbins has already coordinated with Ticketmaster, the ticket sales outlet; as well as presented the Board with information about adverse weather insurance that would pay the Authority should the event be impacted by rain or storm conditions. Banks is seeking the $100,000 to secure entertainers for the Labor Day weekend concert set for the Gulfside Pavilion. I am currently talking to booking agents, said Banks. Possible acts could include Robin Thicke, Charlie Wilson or Average White Band. No one has Banks, who premiered Summerfest last year, has a vision to increase the event to include a kick off Gallery Night event on Friday in Pensacola, followed by a ticketed Pensacola Beach concert on Saturday and a free concert on Sunday. He plans to make requests to the Board of County Commissioners, City of Pensacola, Tourist Development Council and corporate sponsors to fund this promotion. Board Member Dave Pavlock said I am interested and supportive, but would like to see this put into Committee, so we have all questions answered. Stebbins will prepare an agreement proposal with the promoter, bring the Ticketmaster contract and review the adverse weather insurance documents for the January 22 meeting. Cowley Park and Dog Park West trotted onto the boards agenda. Director of Developmental Services Paolo Ghio announced that a six station exercise of the Cowley Park walking track aimed at accommodating senior citizens. The equipment is similar to the stations installed in an exercise trail near the airport, said Ghio. SRIA Public Works will pour the concrete pads to accommodate the equipment. The $11,300 project should be complete by mid-April. Pensacola Beach Resident Ronald Dillard requested that the SRIA Board consider closing the Gulf front Dog Park located on the west end of the island near his home. His request was prompted by aesthetics and health concerns. I am a dog lover. You dont need two dog parks, stated Dillard. The signage and port-o-let are eyesores. I would not want my kids to play in the same sand where a dog defecates. Dillard said that he does not believe the parks are monitored and no one is cited for breaking the rules. The board took no action and made no comments. The Board continues to seek qualified contractors who can construct a new Visitors Information Center within their $280,000 budget. All previous bids have been rejected. The request has a bid opening date of February 10. The new Center will be located in the northernmost edge of the Casino Beach parking lot above a small retention pond. The Visitors Center serves almost 30,000 guests per year ar riving on the island from nearby and international locations. The current building is twenty-yearsold and needs to be updated. Dur ing December the Center greeted inquiries and mailed out 138 visi tors packets. International guests signed in from Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom. Baskerville Donovan Engineer Mike Langston reported that the Via de Luna landscaping project is about 80 percent complete. Additional landscaping has been requested along with north-south access road design actual construction of the road that will run from Quietwater to the Bob Sikes Fishing Bridge is estimated to begin in Fall 2014. In his report, SRIA Executive Director Buck Lee announced Rinke has requested an additional $200,000 be dedicated from the Island Beautification Fund to install palm trees on Fort Pickens Road. The fund, which is comprised of excess lease fees paid de Luna landscape project. This item will be discussed at the next SRIA Committee meeting. The Santa Rosa Island Au thority Committees will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 22. The meetings are open to the public. Agendas are available online at Authority Considers Funding RequestSanta Rosa Island Authority Chairman Tammy Bohannon, left, presented Dr. Thomas Campanella with a plaque in appreciation of his time serving as Board Chairman at their January 8 meeting. Campanella is the only elected SRIA Board Member. We have gone back to basics. Expect the same incredible quality food delivered in less time.850-932-1417500 Quietwater Beach Blvd Upstairs from Key SailingFebruary Specials Served on Monday Red Beans & Rice . ..........$250 Johnnys Cajun Gumbo...$250~ available daily Purple GreenGold Jello Shots $1 Family Friendly Inside & Open Air Waterfront Dining Area


PAGE 6 Island Times January 21, 2014 by Kathi Lewis 850-261-2462Owner Peggy Henshall is ready to keep you in stitches! CajunStitchery@yahoo.comnames, logos, custom artsmall or large quantities Marias Fresh Seafood MarketTake a little bit of the Gulf Coast home! Fresh from the boats daily We can cold pack for travel or ship anywhere. 621 Cervantes Street Pensacola 432-4999Call for directions from the Beach Award winning service... Womens Council of Realtors www.pensacolagulfbreezehomes.comindependently owned and operatedIsland Times Blogwhere shelly waters meet sandy Mve In ecias Climate Controlled Self Storage Drive Up Access Boat Parking Moving & Packing Supplies24/7 Digital Surveillance Safe, Clean & Secure Great Rates Professional Managementsmartstopselfstorage.com15 McClure Drive Gulf Breezeformerly Storage Advantage 45 A Via de Luna 934-4848 Serving Breakfast & Lunch 7:30 am to 3 pm Homemade SoupHot fresh soups daily Gumbo Red Beans Shrimp ChowderWhere were you when the lights went out? Bill and I were celebrating our another Christmas with Sara (nee Shaw), Ash and Max Harris. I always say Christmas isnt over until the last gift is gone from underneath the tree. And in these times of extended families, we take whatever day we can get to celebrate with our loved ones. We were at the end of our dinner when the power went out. Surprisingly in the chaos of my home, I actually knew where the emergency candles are. When Ash asked if it was gonna get scary, I reassured him that we would never forget The Christmas the Lights Went Out. Luckily, all kids ued to have fun (thanks to our hurricane preparation stock). I Christmas decorations. Congratulations to our newest Royalty in the Mystic Krewe of NereidsKing Big Bob Dority and Queen Marilyn LeNormand. Everybody loves King Big Bob and our adorable Queen Marilyn; how could you not? Its not a normal tradition in our krewe to have Queens be voted in twice. But Queen Marilyn KON back in 1992, they didnt ceived a paper crown! Since we to buy our Queens much better tiaras, we felt she deserved to be our Queen again. Thank you to Renee Mack and the amazing staff of Paradise for always making sure everyone gets great service. And thanks to all of you who come to celebrate with us and help make our party a huge success. Its the Island kick-off for the Mardi Gras Season and one of my favorites. Even though its been hosted by our Krewe for 23 years, we are still surprised every year by the support and fun contributed by everyone who comes out to play with us. I did not make it to the Surfers Memorial, and I had such fun plans besides looking forward to hearing the great bands and meeting new people. It was new political party: the Pragmatic Isolationist Party, aka PIP. Of course were mostly a Facebook group, but we sure have a lot of fun solving the problems of the universe. Since Im the Head Mermaid in Charge of the Mermaid Brigade I was planning to I was also planning to share a Curle, my Second-in-Command along with Shannon Haley, aka Safety Mermaid. I think I might even have been able to talk Jayne Drees Redmond into being our Quarter FinMaster. I am very sorry that I let my Mermaid Brigade and PIP down and I will strive to do much better from here on. All I can do is try because Im not the havea-couple-of-cocktails-and-gohome sorta gal. So by the time Im done, its usually closing time anyway. I no longer bounce back like I did when I was younger.certainly one thing I miss about those days. But as usual with our treasured Island events, theres always next year. Im excited about the Krewe of Wrecks Ball theme this year, which is really not so much a theme as a dress code Black Tie formal. It gives us all a chance to dress-up and look beautiful and saves my brain the extra work of coming up with a costume. Congratulations also to Gena Who Dat Glover, who is the 2014 Queen of Twelfth Night hosted by our own Wooly Booger Queen Shugah Melanie Waite. That is just one more of the many hats (or in this case a Tiara) worn by Melanie. She has been tirelessly devoted to our beloved community and island for many, many years. Besides serving on the Board of the Krewe of Wrecks, travelling with her teen-age granddaughter and friends, patrolling nights during turtle season and a multitude of other things (shes even served as our most beautiful mermaid for the Turtle Baby Shower), she a Party Host and Consultant for Tastefully Simple. They have some great products to keep in your cupboards for making last minute appetizers, breads, main dishes and other great recipes. During Mardi Gras you never know when youll be hosting last minute guests, so Queen Melanie has agreed to share one of her many delicious recipes. This is just one of the dishes served at Twelfth Night with requests for the recipe. So, lets cook..Hot Boudin Dip 2 links white boudin (pork and rice sausage) Chili (homemade or canned, Melanie used one 15 oz. can of Hormel hot chili no meat) Cheese (Velveeta melts wells but Melanie used shredded cheddar)Precook the boudin, being sure to slit or at least prick the sausage casing or it will explode. If you slit it down the length the casing will practically disappear. You can microwave it or fry it in a little water in a covered skillet. Remove cooked boudin to a microwave/oven safe serving dish. Pour chili into boudin skillet and heat through. Meanwhile, remove casings from boudin and mash to cover the bottom of the dish. Spread heated chili over boudin then top chili with enough cheese to cover thickly. Pop into 350 degree oven or microwave long enough to melt cheese. Enjoy, share and join the Krewe of Wrecks! See ya in the kitchen Nereids King Bob Dority and Queen Marilyn LeNormand at their coronation.


Island Times PAGE 7 January 21, 2014By Rev. Dr. Tom Garrison Pensacola Beach Community ChurchCross in the Sand A 850-934-LILO (5456) Across from the Hilton on Pensacola Beach TUES SAT 4 til Closed Sun &Mon Happy Hour Dine In Special Buy One Dinner, Get One 1/2 PriceTues-Thurs 4-6pAsk your server for details. Not all menu items are included. Some restrictions apply. Take Out Special Let us do the cooking. Call ahead... or order To Go. Free Drink Card While You WaitBooking Private Parties NAME:_____________________________________________________ ADDRESS: _________________________________________________ CITY: ________________________________________________ STATE: ____________ ZIP: ___________ Caution: Reading Island Times can result in spontaneous moments of unbridled joy Send $32 to get yours by mail Shelley Ink PO Box 844 Gulf Breeze, FL 32562-0844 Island Times The Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees are seeking public comment on the Draft Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The document, published December 6, 2013, considers the environmental consequences of early restoration across the Gulf region and includes 44 proposed early restoration Help Restore the GulfPUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTPlease visit to download the draft, to view a list of public libraries and community locations across the Gulf in which copies of the draft have been placed for public review, and to obtain a list of all 10 of the public meetings. In addition to verbal comments at public meetings, the public may submit written comments: Online: Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to FLORIDA PUBLIC MEETING(S) Jan. 28, 2014 Jan. 29, 2014 6:00 p.m. Open House 6:30 p.m. Meeting 6:00 p.m. Open House 6:30 p.m. Meeting Pensacola Bay Center 201 E. Gregory St., Pensacola, FL 32502 Hilton Garden Inn Panama City 1101 US Hwy 231Panama City, FL 32405 Date Times In 2010 The Way, a movie staring Martin Sheen and his son, Emilio Estevez, was released. It is a story about a man that has traveled to Spain, because his son died on this journey of faith. It is a powerful movie and one that I am certain has encouraged people to think about going on this journey themselves. As you watch the movie you realize that something some so old is a very new concept to us in this country. I wanted to share a little about the history of this remarkable El Camino de Santiago, The Way of Saint James. It is a pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain, where legend has it that the remains of Jesuss apostle Saint James the Elder lie. Christian legend has it that when the Apostles divided the known world into missionary zones, the Iberian Peninsula fell to James. Seventh and eighth century documents suggest that he spent a number of years preaching there before returning to Jerusalem, where in the year 44 AD he was beheaded by Herod Agrippa I. After his martyrdom, popular belief relates that his followers carried his body to the coast and put it into a stone boat, which was guided by angels and carried by the wind beyond the Pillars of Hercules (the Strait of Gibraltar) to land near Finisterre, at Padrn, in northern Spain. Early in the 9th century, Pelagius, a hermit living in that part of Galicia, had a vision in which he saw a star what proved to be an ancient tomb. Miracles came to be attributed to the site, and the miracles encouraged pilgrimage and pilgrimage elicited more miracles. This was all greatly encouraged by the powerful Archbishop Gelmirez of Galicia and the cathedral authorities, who were anxious to promote Santiago as a pilgrimage destination, as well as by the monks of the Abbey of Cluny in France who were anxious to support the Spanish Church in its struggle against the Moors on the Peninsula. And thus began the millennium-long relationship between the holy and the commercial. From that time on, people, both catholic and other faith traditions, have found The Way to be a journey of self-discovery, hope, despair, growth and many other heart-guided epiphanies. It is my opinion that the one thing the world needs today is an escape from the trappings of everything instant, simple and silly. I know we cannot all take a journey on The Way, but it worthwhile to let our souls listen to something deeper instead of being guided by technology and media. Please take some time for yourself, for it will make all the difference in the world.Beach Club Goes Fashion ForwardAll eyes will be on the runway during the Pensacola Beach Womans Clubs Luck of the Island Fashion Show Extravaganza and Fundraiser, Thursday, March 13 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumptions Hunt Hall. Ticket information is available by emailing, prissybl@aol. com.


PAGE 8 Island Times January 21, 2014 Bytes & BitsBy Joe Stukey Your Computer Pal Q: Should I buy a Windows computer or an Apple Computer? The question is being asked more frequently now that the deadline for Windows XP is approaching. On April 8, 2014 Microsoft will discontinue all support for Windows XP, leaving about 30% of their customers with the task of choosing an alternative solution ---or not. Windows XP will continue to operate after the deadline, but Microsoft will not provide security updates for it. There could viruses once Microsoft puts the product out to pasture. Also, the hardware manufacturers will begin dropping support for XP. The simple answer to the question is it depends. There are several factors that affect that decision. First, the Apple costs two or three times the price of a Windows computer. Apple computers cost more than $1,000, sometimes a lot more. The solid-state hard drives are more stable, but that option also cost a lot more. However, it is widely accepted that Apple computers rarely get a computer virus. And, the impact of the iPad and iPhone has given some Windows computer users more Mac computer. The Apple iCloud keeps data on all three devices synchronized through the Internet. Some Microsoft users just dont like one of the choices --Windows 8. It seems to go over well with the younger generation, but not always with the long-time XP users. There is still a way to avoid Windows 8, while remaining in the Microsoft environment. Just go online and order a computer with Windows 7 on it. That will minimize the amount of change experienced when leaving Windows XP behind. Several websites, including Amazon, Walmart, HP, and Dell still have the Windows 7 computers in stock. Also, when looking at the Mac computer options, remember that your Windows version of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint will have to be replaced with Mac versions of that software, if you want to continue using those products. If planning to switch to the Mac, consider what will be required to transfer environment, and plan for some tutoring to learn how the Apple programs work. And, if your tax refund comes in April, maybe you can get one of each. For questions, contact Joe at or 850206-3156. Tiger Atkinson returned to the music scene, temporarily, during the Surfers Memorial, January 12 at Paradise. The former owner of the Sun Ray and longtime entertainer joined a stage full of Beach famous musicians during the event to celebrate the lives of W.D. and the Brothers of the Sea. Hikers Clean Up Beach TrailsMembers of the Florida Trail Association invite all nature lovers to join them Sunday, January 26 for a Trail Maintenance Day on the Seashore Section at Fort Pickens. Attendees should meet at 9 a.m. at the Florida Trail Association Trail Head at the Fort Pickens Visitors Center. Bring water, a picnic lunch, gloves and a trimmer, if you have one. The Florida Trail Association develops, maintains, protects and promotes a network of hiking trails throughout the state, including the unique Florida National Scenic Trail. Together with their partners they provide opportunities for the public to hike, engage in outdoor recreation, participate in environmental education and contribute to meaningful volunteer work For more information, contact Kean Engie at 850-725-4408 or sign up at the meetup site www.


PAGE 9 Island Times January 21, 2014 Did you see me in IT? Check out our photo gallery online Absolutely adorable beach cottage on T-lot with 10 FT of Sound front. Roof top patio for gorgeous views. $450,000 MLS 455038 Friends re-unite at the Surfers Memorial. Lee Shrewsbury, left, and Amy Depew get caught up, and listen to the music at Paradise January 12. Pensacola Beach Womans Clubbers sang Happy Birthday at their December meeting at Hemingways to (L to R): Linda Saeger, Diane Black, Nancy Crane, and Rhonda Dorfman. The next meeting is Thursday, February 20 at the Beach Church Fellowship Hall. The featured speaker will explain the intricacies of stained glass art.


PAGE 10 Island Times January 21, 2014 January 21, 2014 Island Times PAGE 11 Good TimesThe 2014 Saturday, Jan. 25Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast and Native Noontime Ball, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Dock. Open to the public, $15 at the door. This years theme honors their twentieth anniversary Roaring Twenties. Dress in your best pajamas, and let your inner Nauga out. Pajama Contest. Breakfast Buffet with Champagne plus party favors included with your entry fee. Cash bar. To honor the mythical beach creature, the Humane Society benefits from the baskets (Tickets offered at $1 each.) Grand Prize Beach Weekend tickets are $5. Beach Babe Contest, 3 p.m. until, Sandshaker Lounge, 733 Pensacola Beach Blvd. Open to the public at no charge. The Krewe of Brewe Beach Babe Contest brings beautiful young ladies to the stage at the Sandshaker Lounge to vie for prizes. The winner is crowned as the Krewe of Brewe Beach Babe and will ride with the krewe on the Mardi Gras Parade. Come as you are, the Brewskis welcome everyone. Friday, Feb. 7Moon Pie Party, 7 p.m. til, Sandshaker Lounge, 733 Pensacola Beach Blvd, north of the Beach Ball Water Tower. Open to the Public at no charge. The all female Krewe of Nereids will be decked out in their top hats and tuxedo tails adorned with glittering sequins and rhinestone pins. Participants are encouraged to wear Mardi Gras colors and Not that there is a dress code for this informal event, but Moon Pies that come sailing into the crowd at regular intervals. The band plays on and the dancing never ends. All are welcome, a beach Mardi Gras tradition. Additional information Elaine Mitchell, Krewe cochairman at 850-932-1080 or Sharon Mattair, Krewe co-chairman 850-292-6586Saturday, Feb. 8 Krewe of Brewe Black Tie Ball, 8 p.m. til, at The Dock. Tickets are $40 at the door. Gentlemen are required to wear coats or krewe attire. Dance to Class X. Heavy hors doeuvres. This is a return of the original Black Tie Ball... a night to remember.Sunday, Feb. 9Krewe of Moonlight Madness Unlimited Champagne Breakfast, 10:30 a.m. Get your tickets early for this event hosted by the Pensacola Beach Yacht Club. Its open to every fun person on Earth! Chef Jason Knol and assistants present: Custom Omelettes,Eggs anyway, Egg Casserole, Grits, Fruit, Danish, Veggies, fresh Pancakes, Ham, Bacon.$15 per person. Available at PBYC or call Corrie 850-712-8756 for reservations Saturday, Feb. 22Kids and Kritters Parade, 2 p.m. Casino Beach Parking Lot, across from Sidelines. Dogs and kids walking procession. Come catch some beads. Or join the parade. Krewe of Wrecks Grand Ball, 8 p.m. at the Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge. Open to the public. Tickets are $30 per person. Hosted by the Krewe of Wrecks. Its formal to herald Pensacola Beachs original krewe at their Grand Ball. The Krewe of Wrecks break all the rules for formal galas and set all the standards for fun. Rub elbows with Beach royalty. Additional Info: Melanie Waite at melanie@ waite.ccSunday, Feb. 23DeLuna Fest, 2-8 p.m. Hosted by Via de Luna Shopping Center Businesses: Paddy OLearys, The Islander, The Break and Dog House Deli, along with Paradise Bar and Grill. Free Red Beans and Rice at each location. Beads, king cake, and Mardi Gras madness. Live Music. Drinks Specials. Monday, Feb. 24Queens Dinner, 7 p.m. at Flounders. Open to ladies, $30 per ticket. Limited number of tickets available. Queens are honored at this lavish dinner. All Queens in attendance are recognized. Dinner is served. Chamquired. Rhinstones, sequins, all forms of fun and fanciful Mini Mardi Gras Events for Petite Paraders and Pooches Krewe of KidsThe Krewe of Kids is celebrating 21 years of Mardi Gras merriment. This is the only co-ed social group for kids few traditions that stick like glue creating their custom hand print banner by putting their entire hand in wet paint; eating doughnuts and cokes at a big time fun breakfast party where they draw names to choose a King and Queen; the year. Dues: $10 Sign Up Meeting: Saturday, January 25 at 2 p.m. at the Beach Community Church Fellowship Hall. Open to Royal Doughnut Breakfast: Saturday, February 8 at 8 a.m. at the Beach Community Church. Must be a Krewe of Kids member to attend. Royalty will be crowned, games, doughnuts for breakfast. Parade in the Kids and Kritters Parade: Saturday, February 22 at 2 p.m. Contact: Captain of Kids Diana Harvey, 850-207-6425Kids and Kritters ParadeSaturday, February 22 at 2 p.m. Northeast corner of Casino Beach parking lot, across from Sidelines. Registration opens at 1 p.m. Marching procession. All kids are welcome, Dogs are $5 each. Theme is Out of this World. All are welcome to join the youngest Mardi Gras revelers as they parade in their best Mardi Gras get-ups. Leading the parade will be the Krewe of Kids royal court, followed by their members. The Krewe of Kids is comprised of elementary school children. Decorate your stroller or wagon and join the parade; or parade on foot. (No motorized vehicles allowed). Prize strollers. Prize for best costumed pets. Bring your well behaved pet, costumed, on a short leash or carrier to join the kids. Spectators are welcome to catch beads and trinkets as the Kids and Kritters march around the parking lot. Treats available for Kids and Kritters. Flier and parade application available at clothes are recommended. for ticket information. Kings Supper, 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Open to men, $30 per ticket. Limited number of tickets available. all previous and current rulers of the Pensacola Beach krewes. The after dinner entertainment includes traveling across the street to Flounders to see the one hundred dazzling women at the Queens Dinner. for ticket info.Saturday, March 1Krewe of Wrecks Champagne Breakfast, 10 a.m. at Crabs on the Beach. Open to the public, Ticket $30. The excitement bubbles over as the Krewe of Wrecks board prepares to announce the new royal court. Toasting and toast. Corks pop. Generous breakfast is served. Pomp and circumstance as only the Wrecks can do. The names of the royal court are revealed. A glittering tiara, bejeweled captains hat are bestowed in a wild ceremony. Attendees tie napkins together in Krewe of Wrecks song is performed. A decades old tradition. for ticket info. Mardi Gras Street Dance, noon until the dancing stops, at Sabine Sandbar. This event is open to the gratulate the newly crowned Krewe of Wrecks Royalty! The Wrecks Royal Court has been known to lead a procession into the street for a brief, unauthorized dance, pending patient drivers and agreeable weather.Sunday, Mar. 2Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras Parade 2 p..m. Via de Luna and Avenida 10, west to the Gulfside Pavilion. No charge to view. Come early. for more details. Monday, Mar. 3Red Beans and Rice Luncheon, 11 a.m. Casino Beach Parking Lot, Open to the Public at no charge. The Bean Team at the Elks Lodge spends days planning and preparing the traditional New Orleans style Monday fare. The spicy red beans and rice are ladled into bowls by the volunteers from the Pensacola Beach Womans Club. Thousands come for the free meal Dining tables are lined up in the parking lot. Workers on their lunch hour dance with costumed krewe members under the tent. Drinks are available for sale. Tip jars collect cash to donate to local charities. Additional Info: Melanie Waite at melanie@waite.ccFat Tuesday, March 4Krewe of Coma Royal Coronation and Lighted Hat Procession, 6 p.m. at the Sandshaker Lounge, No charge, open to all. The grand finale of Mardi Gras on the Island is the crowning of the King and Queen of Coma. This evening event requires participants to bring, wear, or otherwise possess lighted and glowing adornments. Anything goes as long as it glows. Clever and creative types can enter the free Lighted Hat Contest to win fame but not much fortune. Shoe Box Float Contest, 8 p.m. Paradise Bar and Grill. No charge, open to all. The competition starts days in advance as artists and begin carefully crafting shoe boxes. There is no entry fee. Open to all ages. Floats may be delivered to the Paradise Bar and Pensacola Parade People9100 A Hamman Ave Look for the Purple, Green & Gold door facing Copter Road Tue-Sat 10-5:30 Call 850-696-7566 for easy driving directions Beads Ready To Throw 850-696-7566The Mardi Gras Store! BeadsHolidays, Themed, Specialty, Mardi Gras, Custom DesignsToys & PlushWild to Whimsical. Frisbees to footballsThrow-A-PartyIn-store or at your place. Discount Pricing for your groupDelivery or Pick Up Later We deliver orders of $1,000 or hold for pre-parade pick uplocally owned by people who paradePersonal Service in our New Showroom www.ParadePeople.comWearblesFeather Boas to tickle your fancy. Sparkling Tiaras.Light Up Attention Getters. Blondee is Diane Tysons pooch. She has on her Christmas sweater to ward off the cold, but will be decked out in ery at the Kids and Kritters Parade, ary 22 at 2 p.m. NEW CROWNS ~ all hail.... 12th Night Queen Gena Glover Krewe of Nereids King Bob Dority Queen Marilyn LeNormand Krewe of Bananimals King Marty Lebrowski Queen Stacey Wright


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Knocking down a few pops is something most adults indulge in from time to time, some more often than others. The question begs though, can you drink alcohol while trying to lose fat and get fit? First thing you need to understand is how many calories are found in alcohol. Alcohol contains seven calories per gram, so a straight shot of alcohol (70-90 cals) most likely will not bang up your fat loss, but the mixer will. If youre drinking your alcohol with high calorie mixers such as cream, sodas or sugary mixers you could easily end up with a drink that packs in over 300 calories per serving. Take in 3-4 of those over the course of the night and you've just consumed the equivalent of a big Mac and fries. Wine drinkers need to steer clear of the Housewife Pour as well. You ladies know what I'm referring too a typical glass of wine is roughly five ounces, not the twelve ounce pour many of you enjoy at home. The second thing that you need to note is the impact that alcohol consumption will have on your bodys ability to burn calories. The minute alcohol hits your system, your body starts absorbing it into the bloodstream. Your body views alcohol as a toxin and as such, as soon as its ingested, the body will do everything it can to rid itself of alcohol. Until alcohol is burned out of our system, no further calories can be utilized. Only then will you start burning up calories that can lead to fat loss once again. What this means, is that any food you eat with, or after alcohol consumption is much more likely to be stored in the body as fat. Finally, the last important thing to note about alcohol consumption is the impact it will have on your recovery rates. In addition to putting the breaks on all fat burning taking place in the body, the second thing that alcohol is going to put the brakes on is protein synthesis(muscle building). This means that no further lean muscle tissue can be constructed as long as that alcohol is in the body. Again, you can imagine what this is going to do to your workout goals. If you want to be truly successful with your fat loss and workout program, you need not forgo the wine and spirits altogether, but moderation is your best friend for sure. One drink every now and then may not hurt all that much, but if youre taking in any more than this, it will definitely hinder the progress that you seek. Heres a toast to your fittest, healthiest you! Geoff Kalmbach owner of Functional Fitness Training, an in-home personal training company, has helped Emerald Coast residents get fit. Geoffs unique methods have been featured online, in national magazines, newspapers, radio and even on ABC and CBS television programs. To reserve a no obligation complimentary fitness consultation call 866.900.FITT or visit www. HEALTHY HAPPY & FITLace up for the only Mardi Gras Fun Run and Walk in Pensacola, Saturday, February 8 at noon. Special Olympics is kicking off the Mardi Gras season by bringing the community together to promote diversity and inclusion with a 5K and 1-mile Fun Run and walk in the beautiful East Hill neighborhood. The start and finish is at Bayview Park, 2001 E Lloyd St. Register at SOFL/MardiGras2014.Lace Up For Mardi Gras Race Kids and Kritters Parade Feb. 22 2 p.m. Casino Beach parking lot near Sidelines


Island Times PAGE 13 January 21, 2014 ......the beachs news worldwideA bit of history. The oldest lounge on Pensacola Beach located in the Via de Luna Shopping Center, about one mile east daily. Dance on the pole. drink Cypress Room and Sundeck. Live music. Just steps away from The Break., our sister establishment. Open everyday for fun. 850-932-9011.Fresh seafood served overlooking Little Sabine Bay. through the open air dining room and side bar. Laid back, funky, family friendly. Arrive by boat or car, bike or on foot. Open everyday at 11 a.m. in the big red building on Pensacola Beach Boulevard. 850-934-4852. May the luck of the Irish be with you as you enter the Beachs authentic Irish Pub. Happy bartenders serving Happy Hour priced drinks Monday thru Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Have you tried a Car Bomb? Electronic Darts. Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun. Live music. All kinds of shenanigans. Located in the historic district of Pensacola Beach, 49 Via de Luna. Call 850-916-9808. www. 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, popground located on our beach well within view of dining parents. beach bands. Dance all night on Flounders beach to the most popular bands from across the south. beautiful Pensacola Beach, 850-932-2003 Only restaurant on Pensacola Beach offering breath taking views of the Gulf while dining directly on the beach. Come as you are straight off the sandy beach and enjoy our indoor/outdoor bar and gulf side deck. Crabs has the largest selection of Crab on the beach, was voted Best Crab by News Journal readers. She Crab Soup, menu as well as a great assortment of chicken, steaks and pasta dishes. Dont forget to try one of our signature drinks like The Crab Trap which come with a souvenir glass to keep! Open 7 days a week. Sunday Brunch with live Steel Band. Look for the Red Roof. 850-932-0700 mans bouillabaisse, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherds Pie all inside a turn of the century New York Irish Saloon themed pub. McGuires is celebrated for its atmosphere, boasting more than 750,000 signed dollar bills hanging from the ceilings of the pub. Live entertainment coupled with great food and warm and friendly service by Employees who Give a Damn! complete vertical collection of the Chateau Mouton Rothschild Artist Series. Featured on NBCs Today Show, highly recommended by Fodors, Frommers and AAA travel guides, Florida Trend Magazine Hall of Fame Member. Open every day at 11, 850-433-6789, After Sundown...................................................................................................... big screens, 42 televisions. If it runs, jumps, races, its here. JV players. Full bar. Indoor or outdoor seating. Video sports games. Centrally located on Via de off at 11 a.m. seven days a week. 934-3660. Tradition since 1973. Home of the Original Bushwacker. Been selling this signature drink for over 30 years. First bar on the Beach to offer this tasty frozen concoction. Monday half price BARE 10 a.m. til close; TX HoldEm at 7 p.m., $2 Tuesday dies Nite, Thursday half price T-Shirt Nite. Live Entertainment Across from the Boardwalk. Open 10 am 3 am. 850-932-2211. A little bit of paradise at this open air, island style bar with its own private white sand beach. Pull up a rattan stool. Cold beer. Live Music. Exotic Libations. Friendly locals. Lunch and Dinner everyday. Sandwiches. Salads. Fresh Catch of the Day. Renees Famous Shrimp Salad. Happy Hour 11-7. Live Bands. Poker on Tucked away in the parking lot of the Paradise Inn, its directly on Santa Rosa Sound. Boat and Bicycle parking. Open 7 days. 850-916-5087.Ahoy, Matey. Youve found a Pensacola Beach treasure. Pirates welcome. Fresh Gulf seafood served in the galley or outside on the awning covered deck. Glass front bar overlooks LaFitte Cove. All kinds of oysters. Live lobster. Gumbo. Dinner specials nightly. Sizeable sandwiches and burgers for Landlubbers. Take home a t-shirt. Look for the Jolly Rogers A beach experience under the giant thatched roof. Open air bar serving your favorites. Specialty Fat Tuesday frozen drinks like the Octane 190. Live music on stage. Bikini contests. Crawday afternoons. terfront on Santa Rosa Sound. Located at the Boardwalk. 850-916-9888. 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


PAGE 14 Island Times January 21, 2014 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. Calendar Items for Sale Neiman Marcus Black Suede Coat in excellent condition. Will fit lady 5 and 115 lbs. Cost $900, asking $75. 850-932-4804. to the Public. www.sria-fla.comMARCH 1: Mardi Gras Street Dance, 1 pm Sabine Sandbar. Open to public. 2: Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras parade, 2 p.m. Via de Luna to Gulfside Pavilion. 3: Free Red Beans and Rice Luncheon. Casino Beach parking lot. 11 a.m. Hosted by the Krewe of Wrecks. All are welcome. 4: Fat Tuesday. Krewe of Coma Coronation, Sandshaker. 6 p.m. 4: Shoe Box Float Contest, 8 p.m. Paradise. No entry fee. 6: Snowbird Martini Event, 4-6pm Crabs on the Beach 13: PB Womans Club Fashion Show. 11 a.m. Our Lady. 15: Strongman Contest at Bamboo Willies. 16: Go Irish on the Island Scavenger Hunt. www.pensacolabeachchamber. com 17: St. Paddys Day Pub Crawl. www. 17: Green Bikini Contest, Bamboo Willies. 5 p.m. 26: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open to the Public. BEACH CHURCH BINGO 1st and 3rd Thursdays, Bingo $20 at 7. Real Estate For SaleCLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGPensacola Beach Vacations Rentals. Call for the BEST RATES on Beachfront condos and beach homes. Toll Free 800-242-3224. Visit online Real Estate For Rent 101 Cypress Pt. E, Pensacola, $359,000. MLS #448250. This lovely three story contemporary overlooking Escambia Bay comes with deeded access to shared dock with private covered boat slip/lift. Call Today. Call Linda Murphy, Keller Williams Realty 850-748-0865 $26,900. Gulf Breeze .19 acre. Check out my website for additional residential lot listings. Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607. $240,000. Gulf Breeze. 4/3 home in Grand Ridge. Spacious floor plan, Underground utilities. Two car garage. Just blocks from Oriole Beach boat ramp. MLS#434436 Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607. Call a professional who advertises in Island Times! Real Estate For Sale Waterview Lot. 320 Deer Point Drive, Gulf Breeze. Exclusive Gated Neighborhood. $125,000. Contact Jeremy Johnson, Sales Manager, Levin Rinke Resort Realty. 850-377-3145. 5636 East Bay Blvd. Waterfront 3/2.5. $489,000 MLS #448374 Watch the sunset on the dock of this East Bay waterfront home complete with a covered boat house and sitting area. Call Today. Call Linda Murphy, Keller Williams Realty 850-748-0865 JANUARY 22: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open to the Public. 24: Trivia Night. Penacola Beach Church. 6 p.m. $12.50 per person. Open to public. 25: Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast and Native Noontime Ball. 10 a.m. The Dock 25: Krewe of Kids, Sign Up Meeting, 2 p.m. Beach Church 25: Beach Babe Contest, Krewe of Brewe, Sandshaker, 3 pm 28: Restore the Gulf Public Meeting. 6 pm Pensacola Bay Center 29: Flounders Wine Dinner. Reservation Required. FEBRUARY1: Double Bridge Run, 7 a.m. End on Beach 1: PB Lifeguard Tryouts, 7 am. UWF. 2: Super Bowl XLVIII 7: Krewe of Nereids Moonpie Party, 7 pm, Sandshaker. Open to public. 8: Krewe of Brewe Black Tie Ball, The Dock. 7 pm 12: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open to the Public. 15: Fee Free at Ft. Pickens.Thru Feb 17. 20: Snowbird Trolley Tour, 10 a.m. Casino Beach 20: Snowbird Dessert Party, 1-3pm, Resort Quest 22: Kids and Kritters Parade, 2 p.m. Casino Beach Parking Lot 23: DeLuna Fest Mardi Gras celebration at Via de Luna Shopping Ctr. 2-8 pm 26: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna, Open NAME:_____________________________________________________ ADDRESS: _________________________________________________ CITY: ______________________________________________________ STATE: ____________ ZIP: ___________ For 26 editions delivered directly to your mailbox Send $32 to Shelley Ink PO Box 844, Gulf Breeze, FL 32562-0844 reading Island Times... is like having front row seats on Pensacola BeachBeach Mardi Gras Its all here Kids and Kritters Parade, Saturday, Feb 22 at 2 p.m. at Casino Beach. Get your wagon or stroller ready. The theme is Out of this World! Pensacola Humane Society has adoptable dog, cats and kittens. They are accepting cash and supply donations. Pets Pensacola Beach Dog Parks. Daily, 7 to SUNSET. Leashed, friendly dogs. Parking Lot E located near park east and Parking Lot B near park west on Fort Pickens Road. Island Times Blog where shelly waters meet sandy beaches


Island Times PAGE 15 January 21, 2014 Seeing Stars... this weeks horoscopes TOP HONORS Students at Pensacola Beach Elemen tary School who have been named to the Honor Roll for the second nine-week grading period are: Debbie Campanellas Second Grade A Honor Roll Zoey Amjad Lily Hoffert Ella Montgomery Lilly OConnell A-B Honor Roll Noah Allen Krish Bharadhwaj Caleb Buccella Ian Bunting Nicholas Collins Audrey Foss Parker Cote Reece Houston Will Jenkins Ivey Johnson Ella Kaufman Stellan Nilssen Ben Olson Joy McLaurines Third Grade A Honor Roll Eliza Abston Zach Giovanini Katie Turk Hollyn Will A-B Honor Roll Kate Allen Baylen Crance Maggie Feltenberger Victoria Garza Jack Gordon Taylor Jenkins Eli Jones Morgan Kronlage Gracyn Phelps McKell Spring Erin Olsons Fourth Grade A Honor Roll Peyton Bunting Metallica Bourgeois Natalia Dadisman Aubree Hampton Jack Landis Kacie May A-B Honor Roll Cyrus Amjad Taylor Brame Josh Crawford AJ Dantino Brianna Dizon Madeline Johnson Michael Mabire Matthew McCoy Savannah Smoker Tara Turks Fifth Grade A Honor Roll Audrey Gordon Lauren Kent Max Mateer John Turk A-B Honor Roll Macy Claire Cronin Alana Depascalis Lauren Feltenberger Elizabeth Frierdich Lucas Hildebrand Kai Hoffert Jude Hunter Ryan Jenkins Ryland McCurdy Jackie Molyneaux Jenny Molyneaux Mia Montgomery Lauren Thompson McKaylie Uhl Congratulations to the following Gulf Breeze Middle School students who have been named to the Honor Roll for the second nine-weeks: Sixth Grade A Honor Roll Ella Amos Erin Johnson Chloe Kauffman Matthew McCurdy John McDowell Kimberly Noble Jon Smith A-B Honor Roll Mark Braxton Gabrielle Diehl Cali Hargrove Zach Smoker Victoria Williams Seventh Grade A Honor Roll Carlee Amberson Madison Clay Savannah Haynes Chloe Huntley Sydney Truax A-B Honor Roll Ariel Deputy Hannah May Cayson McCurdy Harrison ODaniel Allison Seeker Sophia Slobodian Madison Therrell Joshua Thompson Eighth Grade A Honor Roll Blair Amberson Avery Gibson Hanah Mabire Macy Mateer Meredith McCurdy Katelyn Stahl John Sweet A-B Honor Roll Thomas Allen Taylor Duhe Heidi Elkins Alexandra Salazar Justin Smoker Lauren Stokes Gulf Breeze High School students who were named to the Honor Roll included: Seniors A Honor Roll Savannah Dunne Reghan Elliott Alyson Francis Mitchell Robbins Ciara Spencer Ashley Truax A-B Honor Roll Christopher Brandon Kylie Feltenberger Cate Hodges Morgan Schutzmann Bailey Trzcinski Deed Vann Juniors A Honor Roll Caroline Craighead Savannah Crowdis Madeline Mateer Sara Post A-B Honor Roll Dalton Cramer William Green Jon Grigsby Kiley Stromberg Sophomores A Honor Roll Jacob Baldwin Madison Thompson A-B Honor Roll Jace Amberson Harry Hewson Lia Lampone Marley Taylor Hannah Watson Robert Wright Freshmen A Honor Roll Colin Adams Benton Byrd Michaele Dunne Mary Elliott Justin Fruitticher Maddie Grace McCurdy Reddon McLaurine Tyler Phelps Dylan Skutt Reilly Thompson A-B Honor Roll Parker Baynes GG Dempsey Emily Chaney Richard Earle Daniel Green Skyler Haynes Christine Newkirk HELLO YELLOW Now in its fourth year, National School Choice Week (Jan. 26 to Feb. 1) shines a spotlight on the need for all types of effective education options for children from tradi tional public schools to public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online learning, and homeschooling. The Week is an independent, non political, and nonparti san public awareness effort. To celebrate, each student at Pensacola Beach Elemen Eighth grader Taylor Duhe competed in the Gulf Breeze Middle Spelling Bee, January 7, in the grade level competition.Photo by Melanie WaiteSeventh graders Colby Timbes (left) and Joshua Thompson competed in the Gulf Breeze Middle Spelling Bee, January 7, in the grade level competition.Photo by Melanie WaiteSixth grader Megan Gordon competed in the Gulf Breeze Middle Spelling Bee, January 7, in the grade level competition. Photo by Melanie Waitetary received a special School Choice Week embroidered fleece scarf from Principal Jeff Castleberry, who commented it was just in time for the record breaking cold weather. SPELLERS Gulf Breeze Middle School students competed in the classroom and then moved on to the grade level spelling bees during the first week of January. Congratulations to top spell ers: Sixth grade: Emily Stone and Bailey Bouk. Seventh grade: Samantha Conner and Kasey Bee. Eighth grade: Shayla Ides and Kyran Buxton. Melanie Waite served as the emcee and pronoucer during the grade level con test January 7. The School Spelling Bee Coordinator is Lisa Player. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Taking some time out of your usually busy social life could be just what you need to help you focus on putting those finishing touches on your plans for a possible career change. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A misunderstanding about a colleague's suggestions could create a delay in moving on with your proposal. But by week's end, all the confusing points should finally be cleared up. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You might feel overwhelmed by all the tasks you suddenly have to take care of. But just say the magic word -help! -and you'll soon find others rushing to offer much-needed assistance. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Finishing a current project ahead of schedule leaves you free to deal with other upcoming situations, including a possible workplace change, as well as a demanding personal matter. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Turn that fine-tuned feline sensitivity radar up to high to help uncover any facts that could influence a decision you might be preparing to make. Devote the weekend to family activities. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A state of confusion is soon cleared up with explanations from the responsible parties. Don't waste time chastising anyone. Instead, move forward with your plans. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) You might feel obligated to help work out a dispute between family members. But this is one of those times when you should step aside and let them work out their problems on their own. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Your ability to resolve an on-the-job problem without leaving too many ruffled feathers earns you kudos from co-workers. You also impress major decision-makers at your workplace. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Newly made and long-held friendships merge well, with possibly one exception. Take time to listen to the dissenter's explanations. You could learn something important. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Be prepared to be flexible about your cur rent travel plans. Although you don't have to take them, at least consider suggestions from the experts in the travel business. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A problem with a recent financial transaction could lead to more problems later on unless you resolve it immediately. Get all the proof you need to support your position. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Daydreaming makes it difficult to stay focused on what you need to do. But reality sets in by midweek, and you manage to get everything done in time for a relaxing weekend. BORN THIS WEEK: Your ability to reach out to those in need of spiritual comfort makes you a much-revered, much-loved person in your community.


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PAGE 17 Island Times January 21, 2014 ARE YOU READY?We understand your insurance needs!850-623-8092CALL US TODAY FOR A QUOTE family owned and operated independent insurance agency Life, Business Auto & Motorcycle Commercial Vehicle Homeowners & Flood Island ads as low as $20 per month850-206-3156 Joe StukeyComputer Repair in Your Home Jennifer Byrom, P.A. Wills, Estates and Probate Marital and Family Law Child Custody Juvenile Law Civil Litigation Guardianship LawThe 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 the beachs news available worldwideBusinessBuzzLUNCH, ANYONE ?The Greater Pensacola Chamber, along with the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber, Perdido Key Area Chamber and Pensacola Beach Chamber, will be hosting a Legislative Luncheon, Wednesday, January 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New World Landing, 600 S. Palafox. Street. Tickets are $25 at the door. Need more info? Visit to register; or call Maegan Leonard, 850-438-4081, ext. 232.TAG YOUR STUFFNick Gomez is a college kid on a mission. He has invented Nick Tags which attach to small and large you can be reunited with your stuff. Clever; and Nick hopes to pay his tuition with this. FOR THE SLOPESThe Pensacola Ski Club swooshed into Weatherfords January 15 with an avalanche of shoppers readying for the upcoming ski trips. The savvy staff got them all geared-up and ready to hit the slopes in Crested Butte, Aspen, Snowmass, Beaver Creek and Garmish, Germany. SAILABRATIONFair winds and following seas are not necessary for this yachting experience. The Gulf Breeze Chambers Annual Awards Gala Sailabration in honor of outgoing Board Chairman, Dave Mungi, is Saturday, February 1 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front. The evening begins with Cocktail Hour plated dinner and the awards program followed by dancing. Contact President Josie Cotti, 850-932-7888 for tickets or more information.OH MY JAMBALAYAThe Beachs most famous pirate, PegLeg Pete stumps around the porch on his Ft. Pickens Road eatery daring the brave to slurp down a dozen. If you prefer the gourmet oysters, hes got them. He boasts about a Jambalaya oyster. Try it or walk the plank.TIGER SIGHTINGSIf you think you have stepped back in time, wandered into a dream from 1986 or just plain think you are seeing things, you may not be. Tiger Atkinson is back. The talented musician and restaurateur was on stage at the Surfers Memorial, just for fun. Although he has been working at the Holiday Inn in Destin for years, hes been assigned to the Springhill Suites for the time being. Welcome back to the Beach, Tiger. ROMEO AND LLLThe Retired Old Men Eating Out and Lovely Ladies Lunching groups are chowing down on fun and fellowship again. They meet and eat, once per month at a beach restaurant. The groups are coordinated at the Beach Church. Go online to or call 932-6628 to join. DELUNA FESTThe merchants in the Via de Luna Shopping Center along with Paradise Bar and Grill are reviving their Mardi Gras street party. Set for Sunday, February 23 from 2 to 8 p.m. (In case you are wondering their event enjoyed this name for years prior to the music festival.) There will be a Red Beans and Rice cook off, which means plenty of the spicy delicacy will be served free. Congrats to Paradise, The Islander, The Break, Dog House Deli and Paddy OLearys for bringing back the good times.


PAGE 18 Island Times January 21, 2014 Open everyday at 9 850-934-3141 715 Pensacola Beach Blvd at the Sabine Marina Happy Hour Mon-Sat 9am-6pm Sun 9am-3pm Tuesday, Jan 21: Timmys Smart Ass Trivia, 7:30 pm Wednesday, Jan 22: Bar BINGO with Becky, 7:30 pm Thursday, Jan 23: Karaoke with Becky, 8 pm Friday, Jan 24: Karaoke with Becky, 8 pm Saturday, Jan 25: Dennis Gossman & Ricky Lee Phelps, 7 pm Sunday, Jan 26: Southern Breeze, 3 pm Tuesday, Jan 28: Timmys Smart Ass Trivia, 7:30 pm Wednesday, Jan 29: Bar BINGO with Becky, 7:30 pm Thursday, Jan 30: Karaoke with Becky, 8 pm Friday, Jan 31: Karaoke with Becky, 8 pm Saturday, Feb 1: Dennis Gossman & Mike Norris, 7 pm Sunday, Feb 2: SUPER BOWL PARTY Mondays Guest Bartender 6 to 7 pm Tips donated to the Beach SchoolCall Dennis Remesch850-384-7607 4/3.5 High end features and attention to detail. $999,900 MLS #448434 Stunning Gulf Breeze Waterfront Home By Charles Gheen USAT Santa Rosa Island Triathlon Never Hurts To Tri Happy Hour Mon-Fri 11 to 7 49 Via de Luna 916-9808 Texas HoldEm Super Bowl Paddys Mug Club$5 Mug $2 Beer during football games Weather Or NotIf youre involved in organizing, planning and conducting an event that the public participates in, youve got a lot of elements to consider and to be concerned about. It doesnt matter if its a regatta, a parade, a fishing tournament, an art sale, a concert or an athletic competition, youre mentally and physically juggling a lot of stuff. Safety, of course, is paramount in your mind and the other facets seem to multiply as you get closer to the day of the event. And, always, there is the weather. In Florida, we often say if you dont like the weather, wait a little while and it will change and that is the gospel, believe me. A threatening weather forecast can hurt or cripple your participation and bad weather at an event makes it very tough on everyone involved. It can be the difference between success, near-success, failure or disaster. Its almost any variation of weather: strong winds, rain, cold, heat, humidity and fog. So it was with the 2014 Pensacola Beach Run. The Pensacola Runners Association (PRA) had been working on this years race for months. Hundreds of hours had been expended on permits, the race course routes, law enforcement, equipment, volunteers, insurance, traffic cones, water, refreshments, food, shirts, medals, awards, sponsors, vendors, timing, service providers, portolets, signs and music. I could go on, but suffice to say there are a lot of moving parts. Our race committee had met again and again. We had emailed, texted, called, messaged, tweeted, posted and then had more meetings. This is Pensacola Beachs original half marathon and also features 10K (6.2 miles) and 5K (3.1 miles) races. It has a reputation for being an overthe-top event and we believe it deserves our maximum effort. It is set amid the scenic, natural beauty of Santa Rosa Island, an awe-inspiring venue that adds so much to athletic activities. We work hard to ensure it is a tremendous experience for our participants. At any rate, we had a lousy forecast all week. We had gotten over a period of numbing cold, it warmed up a bit and then rain was predicted to be on the way. Worse than rain, we had thunderstorms projected for the morning of the race. Dont get me wrong, we run in rain. All triathletes and most runners are used to severe conditions (heat, cold, rain, wind), but we dont do lightning. As we got closer to race day we had very decent registration numbers. We usually can count on a lot of people registering at packet pickup the night before the race. That really didnt live up to our expectations, but we still had over 900 ready to race. Not great numbers, but not abysmal. Standing on my balcony on the eleventh floor at the Holiday Inn Resort at 3:20 a.m. on Saturday morning, I watched as lightning flashes lit up the skies out over the Gulf of Mexico. If we werent having a race in just over 4 hours, it would have been a phenomenal and brilliant show of natures power. I watched in dread and walked inside to watch the forecast on television. We prepared for several hours with off-and-on rain soaking the beach, the volunteers and the athletes as they arrived. The wind was brisk from the southwest most of the morning and the radar looked promising as we saw little, if any, lightning. Surprisingly, it cleared a bit, 696 runners and walkers showed up for the three races. We sent the half marathoners off at 7:30 a.m. following a stirring rendition of the Star Spangled Banner. In the space of 15 minutes, it darkened, started raining steadily and the wind changed and was blowing hard directly from the west. At 8 a.m., the 10K and 5K participants toed the starting line and took off. That afternoon at 2:30, I was loading a truck in the Casino Beach parking lot with a final few items. Again the weather had changed and we enjoyed a nice, sunny afternoon. That morning it rained hard, the wind blew hard and you can throw some fog and cold in there as well. The runners struggled and the walkers struggled. The race staff and the volunteers all struggled. Heck, the band playing at the post-race party struggled setting up. But almost every single athlete overcame the conditions and finished the race. ParadePeople.comTHE Mardi Gras Store850-696-7566 Neither wind nor rain nor darkening skies could keep these athletes from their appointed rounds. Preparing for the starters pistol at the Half Marathon distance of the Pensacola Beach Run, January 11 are (L to R): Christopher Hicks from Navarre, who won his age group, in 1:29:29; Gulf Breezes Danny Goodman was the third place in his age bracket.


Island Times PAGE 19 January 21, 2014 By Terri McKamey One Stop Shop for the Watersports EnthusiastsSALES & RENTALSPensacola Beach at the Boardwalk 850-932-5520 OPEN 9 to 6weather permitting Catamarans Parasailing Waverunners Kayaks Boat RentalsGet a VIDEO of your Key Sailing Fun! Get a new kayak in 2014 ~ 850-932-2211 across from the Boardwalk MONDAY: 10 -Close Half Price Drinks/Shots for BARE. Poker, 7 Trivia, 7:30 $2 TUESDAY: 10 -Close $2 Wine/Beer/Well. Karaoke with Becky 8 WEDNESDAY: 5 -Close Ladies Nite. $2 Wine/Beer/Well. Live Music on stage, 9 THURSDAY: 7 -Close 1/2Price Drinks w/Shaker Shirt. Live Music, 9 Somethings Always ShakinWed, Jan 22 The Hushpuppies, 9 Thurs, Jan 23 Lyons Limozine, 9 Fri-Sat, Jan 24 25 Buzzcut, 9 Sat, Jan 25 Beach Babe Contest Sun Jan 26 Dunnottar, 4 Sat, Jan 25 3-7 PM Krewe of Brewe Beach Babe Contest Buzzcut on stage! On the Sandshaker Stage!Wed, Jan 29 John Hart Band 9 Thurs, Jan 30 Tyler Mac Band 9 Fri, Jan 31 Class X, 9 Sat, Feb 1 Class X, 9 Sun Feb 2 Super Bowl Party Mardi Gras Party Headquarters Beach Parade March 2With a smile that only a mother could love, the Sheepshead gets its name from the distinctive sheep-like mouth and you that they can nip off your if you arent paying close attention. Mother Nature has equipped plate in their mouths. Heads They hang around structures Hone your skills and enter the Gulf Breeze Bait and Tackles Sheepshead Tournament. The tourney fee is $10 and theres still plenty of time to get on the deadline. The rules are straightforVying for the prize of a $200 Gulf Breeze Bait and Tackle Gift leaders as of January 3 are: 1. Ricky Dempsey 6.66# 2. William Boyer 5.89# 4. Mike Valin 5.35# ary to prepare for the upcoming season. Boats are currently undergoing maintenance. Captain tainer at Pensacola Beach Marina expects a strong year. positive impact on the catch this of March. Just a reminder: Red Snapper season is June 1 through July 10. Nine-year-old Cade Lombardo from Pace took on the 5K distance at the January 11 Pensacola Beach Run. He braved the a time of 24:11.Snowbird Events Land On Beach Calendar Resort Quest Operations Manager Ellie Pugh, right, coordinated the Snowbird Luncheon at the Beach Church Fellowship Hall, January 15. Cook Realtys Diane Tyson assisted guests with information. Resort Quest. The Beach Church and rice luncheon, munching on at the Gulfside Pavilion and tour signed to introduce them to the tion and prizes. The trolley ride is compliments of the Santa Rosa no charge. To reserve your space, team at Resort Quest are hosting a Dessert Party from 1 to 3 p.m. We are excited to meet Manager at Resort Quest. We and offer tours of some of our properties. Pugh added a Martini Party to the calendar from 4 to 6 p.m. The Gulf front location is the the question, shaken or stirred.


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