Tag: Beach

Vintage Festival coming to Navarre Beach

Lovers of vintage vehicles and surf style will gather April 17 for a fundraiser festival along Navarre Beach.

The Navarre Beach Lifeguards plan to host vintage cars, motorcycles, surfboards, boats and more at the lifeguard station on Blue Heron Court, including a parade of vehicles and open air, open house.

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Cold Beach-Blue Heron

Cold air going to keep rolling in

Florida is supposed to be the Sunshine State. Even during the winter, Florida might have cold days every now and then, but typically it doesn’t stay cold like it has been the past couple of weeks.

Lows in Navarre have consistently been in the 30s and 40s since the beginning of the year and Floridians are starting to wonder why.

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reef

Reef deployment set to begin at sunrise

Deployment of new reef modules for the one-mile out reef expansion is expected to begin Tuesday morning at three sites off the shore of Navarre Beach.

A total of 47 structures will be deployed, including 20 at a site a little more than a mile south of the pier. The other two sites are a little less than a mile west of the pier.

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Critter tracking in the Gulf

There’s a variety of wildlife teeming just below the surface and down into the depths of the Gulf of Mexico, from tiny microbials to massive great white sharks and every shape and size between.

But for marine biologists and other scientists who need air to breath, observing and understanding this diverse ecosystem can be tricky. That is where tracking comes in.

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Christmas at the beach, and in your home

Christmas crafts made from shells

What better way to build a beachy Christmas spirit than to go to the beach, collect shells, and transform them into holiday decorations?

To gather photos and ideas, we went right to the source of all things to do with local shell collecting – the Shell Friends of Navarre and Pensacola Facebook page – to find some shellers with a creative flare. Dozens shared photos with us to give you ideas for what to do with those shell collections. You can make everything from Christmas tree ornaments to Christmas trees out of shells, and everything in between.

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Summerwind evacuated after rooftop fire

Residents of the Inn at Summerwind Resort’s eastern tower evacuated around 4 p.m. Nov. 19 due to a roof fire, visible from the beach below.

The blaze broke out on the northeastern corner of the roof sending a pillar of smoke over the beach. Petra Francis of Navarre Properties, whose office is located in the tower, said work crews have been making repairs to the roof area after Hurricane Sally caused damage in September.

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