On-demand restaurant delivery service Waitr announced this week it will launch an expansion into Navarre. The food delivery app makes its debut with the official launch party set for Thursday, Aug. 15. The company’s success in Pensacola and surrounding areas prompted the additional expansion according to a press release. Read the full article in […]
Every Tuesday night during the summer, HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy” from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers and more. Additional details available at emeraldgrande.com.
Join Children in Crisis as they enjoy an evening from the Great American Songbook. Seven years running, David Seering has put on an amazing concert with proceeds benefiting Children in Crisis. Event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Village Church in Destin, 101 Matthew Blvd. Tickets are only $25. Call 850-864-4242 to reserve your […]
A Tropical Re-Union Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony is definitely the most unique present you could give your spouse for Valentine’s, and it’s FREE. Couples can renew their wedding vows at LuLu’s restaurant in Destin on Sunday, February 10, at a 2pm complimentary wedding vow renewal ceremony. It will be officiated by Hurricane Jane, an ordained […]
When Navarre native Ariel Fournier first appeared in the pages of the Navarre Press, her career as an entertainer was in its infancy. She had just released her first album, “Unexpected,” in 2012, and she had not yet broken into the acting world. Read the full article in the Nov. 15 issue of Navarre Press. Click here […]
The Pink Walk is from noon to 3 p.m. at the Destin Commons. The half-mile walk and after party is set to feature a DJ, photo booth, sweet treats and more. Cost is $35. The race is $25 for children ages 5-12, children four and under are free. All proceeds from this event will go […]
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents “Concerts in the Village” beginning at 7 p.m. Pack a picnic, wine and chair or purchase dinner prepared fresh on-site from local food vendors. Admission is $15. Free for children 12 and under. Concert is held at 4323 Commons Drive West, Destin. For more information, visit www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org.
Sinfonia Gulf Coast presents the third concert of the mainstage season that celebrates the “classics” with a twist. SYBARITE5, the second installment of the Silver Sands Premium Outlet’s Classical Connections Series features one of the most exhilarating string groups on the scene today. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Destin. […]
Come enjoy as this delightful children’s book, written by Lucy Buffett, comes to life at LuLu’s Buffett in Destin at 1 p.m. You’ll enjoy a full day of arts & crafts, live music and get your picture taken with Billy Claus. For more information, call 850-710-5858 or visit www.lulubuffett.com.
Rob Wrobel of Destin loves music. For years he played the guitar, but when a motocross accident injured his neck in his late 40s, he lost a lot of motor skills in his hands. Playing the guitar became next to impossible. Flash forward to age 55, a friend introduced Wrobel to a kind of guitar […]
Juana’s Pagodas and Sailor’s Grill was named the Best Stop on the 25th annual Emerald Coast Poker Run and Boat Week Aug. 9-13. Featured in the Aug. 17 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.
Monday, July 3, 2017, have a fun-filled celebrating Independence Day at the 7th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival. 17 area non-profits and BBQ aficionados will light up their grills to prepare their best dishes in hopes to win up to $15,000 for their partner charity. Entertainment starts at 5pm and the […]
Easter egg hunts and family friendly activities will be going on in Navarre and surrounding areas this weekend and next weekend. Listed below are some of the events taking place. April 8 Community Spring Fling Families First Network hosts a community spring fling on April 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the […]
Bark For Life of the Emerald Coast will be hosting their 4th annual event at the Destin City Complex across from the Destin Dog Park on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10 AM- 2 PM. This year’s event theme will be a Canine Carnival and will feature local canine acts and behavior training professionals for […]
FORMER FLORIDA POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH SHOOTING Former Rockledge police officer Nicholas Galluzzi turned himself in Thursday and later bonded out of jail. He faces up to five years in prison. Police say two teens had been breaking into cars in December. They tried to flee when officers arrived and crashed their vehicle into a […]
Volunteers with Navarre First Assembly of God handed out more than 28,000 pounds of produce and 35 turkeys with all the fixings Monday, Nov. 20, during the church’s seventh annual Crop Drop. People from all walks of life, poor or rich, unemployed or gainfully employed, were invited to take grocery bags loaded down with farm […]
POLICE FATALLY SHOOT FLORIDA MAN DURING DOMESTIC CALL Palm Bay police Lt. Mike Bandish says a woman told 911 dispatchers Tuesday night that her husband was cutting himself and threatening to shoot her. Bandish says the woman barricaded herself in a bathroom while police were on their way to the home in Palm Bay, which […]
Family friendly events and activities will be going on in Navarre and surrounding areas this weekend and Monday, July 4. Listed below are some of the events taking place. Navarre Beach Fireworks Fireworks will launch from Navarre Beach Marine Park after sunset around 9 p.m. The fireworks will be visible from both the beach […]
The Blue Water Escape Charter boat Charles Garrett Stone and his father, Charles Samuel, are taking out to the Destin Pass sways back and forth in the choppy waves of the Gulf of Mexico. It’s a muggy Thursday morning in early June, a brief rain shower has come and gone, and the father and son […]
When beaches are overcrowded, birds search for other habitats for nesting. Gravel rooftops seem to be a popular choice. Numbers are on the rise according to Emily McKiddy, the Northwest Florida Rooftop Nesting Coordinator for Audubon Florida. “I’d say that the birds are increasing their nontraditional nesting locations,” McKiddy said. “They are also nesting heavily […]
Don’t let anyone tell you nothing can be done for the migraines, brain fog, depression, vertigo, fatigue, insomnia and other symptoms after a TBI injury. Armed with facts, you or a loved one who has been injured can bust through the naysayers and obstructive agencies who tell you just to live with it or not […]
Visitors trying to buy marijuana robbed A Cincinnati Ohio couple vacationing in Destin was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night after they tried to buy drugs from a man near Fort Walton Beach. The 30-year old male says his girlfriend was driving him around as he tried to find $80 worth of marijuana to purchase. An […]
Dr. Sheryl Roe was on board the plane A man and woman were killed when a small plane they were in crashed into the Gulf of Mexico off of Henderson Beach in Destin. At 6:52 p.m. a 911 call came in to Okaloosa dispatchers from a man who said he saw a small prop plane […]
Residents may experience noise when the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group conducts boat operations in the Gulf of Mexico and the Choctawhatchee Bay, Feb. 8-11. Preparatory boat operations will take place in the bay Feb. 3. Each morning, fighter aircraft will release munitions between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. approximately eight to 20 nautical miles south […]
Two Georgia residents suspected of shopping with credit card numbers stolen from members of Eglin Federal Credit Union are behind bars after an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigator working the crimes spotted them in a parking lot. The compromised credit card and debit accounts were used at locations in Niceville, Fort Walton Beach, Crestview, and […]
The new toll schedule for the Mid-Bay Bridge and Spence Parkway, approved by the Mid-Bay Bridge Authority in August, goes into effect Thursday, October 1, 2015. Most drivers will be required to pay an increase in tolls. However, a new tier of drivers called “SunPass Frequent Users” will not see a rate increase. To qualify […]
It’s been 50 years since a pass connected the Santa Rosa Sound to the Gulf of Mexico. And with it, 50 years of hoping for a second chance. To hear Phil Babiak tell the story, the building of Navarre’s pass was somewhat serendipitous. “Rumor has it there was a dredge company in New Orleans owned […]
Okaloosa County Beach Safety personnel found a large bale of cocaine in the surf behind a Destin condominium complex on the Gulf Sunday at around 11:30 a.m. Investigators with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office said 21 kilos of cocaine with a street value of $600,000 washed ashore. The cocaine was packaged into bricks and labeled […]
In celebration of National Parks Week, Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Dan Brown is hitting the water for eight straight days paddling the entire length of the Florida District from Perdido Key to the East Pass in Destin. The “End to End Seashore Paddle” is 58 miles. Area residents have joined Brown each day during […]