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New shopping plaza coming to Highway 87

New shopping plaza coming to Highway 87

More shopping opportunities are coming to Navarre with a new plaza behind Pak ‘N Fax located on the corner of Laredo Street and Hwy 87 South.   Susan Hardwick, the owner of Pak ‘N Fax is building the retail center. To find out more, read the Feb.4 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe for […]

Santa Rosa Mall makeover planned

Santa Rosa Mall makeover planned

The real estate management company that operates Santa Rosa Mall is planning an exterior facelift, new restaurants, redesigned retail space and the addition of residential development on a 10-acre parcel within the property’s footprint. “It’s still in the conceptual stage,” said Jason Scott, local leasing director for Stirling Properties, the Covington, La., company that oversees […]

Small Shop Crawl brings record-setting sales

Small Shop Crawl brings record-setting sales

By all accounts and everyone’s accounting, the 2015 Holiday Small Shop Crawl presented by the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce was a huge success. More than a dozen Navarre shops participated, and each one said the event brought new customers into their shop.   The Director of Membership and Marketing for the Navarre Chamber Chanda […]

Navarre small shop crawl generates hundreds of purchases

Navarre small shop crawl generates hundreds of purchases

Navarre businesses participated in a Holiday Small Shop Crawl Nov. 8. The event, sponsored by the Navarre Beach Area Chamber, featured local businesses and home-based vendors who offered gifts for the holiday season. Residents picked up a map at the Visitor’s Information Center that listed 19 stops in which they could browse for holiday gifts. […]

Good neighbors help Navarre’s less fortunate

Good neighbors help Navarre’s less fortunate

Navarre is home to only one thrift store. The Good Neighbor Thrift Store turns more than six figures in sales each year. Profits go straight to Navarre United Methodist Church ministries and primarily fund a program called We Care that offers assistance to low income individuals and families. “Three hours ago I wrote out about six […]

Juana’s celebrates 25 years

Juana’s celebrates 25 years

Juana’s Pagodas has been a fixture on Navarre Beach for more than 25 years now. The business commemorated its 25th anniversary July 1 with a special celebration that included live music, contests and specials. “We’ve benefited through the years from having a great staff,” said Kevin Rudzki. “Some of them have been here with us […]

Destin Commons opens expansions including H&M, Chipotle

Destin Commons opens expansions including H&M, Chipotle

The long-awaited Destin Commons expansion is set to open its first stores Tuesday, June 24. Charming Charlie, Tumbling Tervis and Foot Locker are set to open Tuesday. Thursday will see the launch of the European and designer inspired clothing store H&M at 3 p.m. Sunglass World is slated to open Friday while Icing by Claire’s  is […]

Navarre man to reopen historic theatre

Navarre man to reopen historic theatre

Just like the ending of a good movie where the hero sweeps in to save the day and everything turns out better than before, the former Cinema Plus/Tringas Theatre in Fort Walton Beach will be back, better than ever in less than a month. Navarre resident and entrepreneur James Coleman read about the closing of […]

Wal-Mart buys Gulf Breeze Neighborhood Market location

Wal-Mart buys Gulf Breeze Neighborhood Market location

Previously leasing the property, Wal-Mart has purchased a lot at the location of the Gulf Breeze Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market for $3.15 million. Anchored in the shopping center located at 334 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Wal-Mart opened in 2012 after Bruno’s closed its doors at the location several years ago. The 3-and-a-half acre property which includes the […]