Gulf World Marine Park has opened a new interactive program, the Penguin Encounter! Guests are invited to get up close and personal with an African black-footed penguin in Gulf World’s new salt-water habitat.Read More
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As the northern United States prepares for a cold and snowy winter, the Northern Gulf Coast is preparing for the arrival and various activities of our much welcomed Winter Guest affectionately known as Snowbirds. They come from near and far to get away from the cold winters. As they settle in, activities are in the works to keep them busy having fun.Read More
by Chuck Corder
Santa Rosa County’s Bubba Watson couldn’t imagine growing up anywhere else.
The 2012 Master’s champion hails from the historic Village of Bagdad, Fla., with piney woods for a backyard, the Blackwater River within an easy walking distance and the sugar-white sands of Navarre Beach nearby to frolic and play.
For years I was loyal to one place – the Holiday Inn on Pensacola Beach. This was more than 10 years ago – pre-Hurricane Opal when the hotel was full service. The restaurant there had an amazing Gulf view, the food was good and inexpensive and servers had worked there for 15-20 years each.Read More
The St Petersburg/Clearwater has long been a popular winter destination for retirees who came to be known as “Snowbirds.”
And why not?
The area boasts mild winters with daytime highs averaging in the 70s and plenty of something many people long for in the wintertime – sunshine.
Snowbirds across the region contribute more than their tourism dollars to the area economy.
They also unselfishly donate thousands of volunteer hours toward helping our communities.Read More
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