Florida State Parks: All events, activities, special event reservations, pavilion rentals and camping reservations have been canceled, but the parks will remain OPEN from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. as of March 17. Existing overnight camping reservations that begin Wednesday, March 18, will be honored. Visitors must arrive prior to 5 p.m. on March 18, to secure their reservation. After Wednesday, all reservations moving forward will be canceled and refunded. Beginning Friday, March 20, campgrounds and all overnight accommodations will be fully closed.
Walton County public beaches are CLOSED as of 3/19/20.
The Okaloosa County Beaches are CLOSED effective March 21, 2020 through April 30, 2020. Here’s what is officially
In Naples, Florida, it’s all about soaking up the laid-back, outdoor lifestyle in the depths of winter.
While other parts of the world are dealing with blizzards and flight delays, this sun-kissed stretch along the Gulf Coast is worrying itself with having to decide between a day on the golf course or lying out on white sand beaches. It’s one of those problems that we should all be lucky enough to have. So when local architect Jeff Harrell was tasked with designing a residence that struck a balance between breezy beach home and sophisticated style in Naples, he drew on a variety of influences that would take full advantage of the al fresco lifestyle. Set in a secluded cove in the ultra-exclusive Port Royal neighborhood, the vision was brought to…
Seaside Prize Weekend
The communities that make up the Emerald Coast are diverse, reflecting regions that are both rich in heritage, progressive, and forward looking. Along Northwest Florida's famed Scenic Highway 30A, the story of the Seaside community is exceptional, centering on an uncommon connectedness and the people who gather there. It’s a community strengthened by countless voices who have contributed to the quality and character of the town.
In honor of those contributions, the community celebrates Seaside Prize™ Weekend each year to honor leaders who have contributed to the development of Seaside and who have influenced its advancement. This year’s honoree is Michael N. Lykoudis, Dean of the University of Notre Dame School of…
Spotlight on Premier Commercial Group Agent Wayne Ritenour
Commercial real-estate projects require vision and tenacity, according to Wayne Ritenour, a real estate agent within Premier Commercial Group (PCG). Long sales cycles coupled with the complexities of bringing together the right players to create a successful outcome mean this segment of the real estate market is not for the faint of heart. But, Ritenour believes the end-result is more than worth the effort.
Building on 24 years in real estate, Ritenour brings an uncommon skill set to the PCG team - financial acumen based on extensive experience as an entrepreneur and financial consultant. “I was a Wall Street guy for a number of years and did a lot of land development and land…