45 Central presents the wine bar's Artist of the Month Justin Gaffrey with an exhibit and a reception on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. in Seaside, Florida. Come out to meet one of South Walton's most celebrated artists and toast the night with art, hors d'oeuvres and fine wine overlooking Central Square. Select pieces of Justin's work are on exhibit now and can be viewed at 45 Central through March 31.
Kindness Pet Hospital on Scenic 30A treats pets like they would want their own pets to be treated. Leading the charge for this best standard of care is Dr. Mary Connor. Born and raised in New Orleans, Dr. Connor graduated from LSU’s school of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. In July of 2014, Dr. Connor purchased Kindness Pet Hospital and has quickly become a valued and respected member of the SoWal community.
Take a tour of the newly renovated Coastal Living 2015 Idea Cottage on Forest Street in Old Seagrove. Public tours will continue through Thanksgiving weekend. You'll love the modern updates blended with beachy tones and eclectic touches throughout this 1980s Florida bungalow.
Congratulations to the design team working around the clock over the summer preparing for the the Coastal Living Magazine Idea Cottage now featured in the Dec/Jan issue.
SoWal locals either have the T-shirt or have seen it . "I Bought My Pot From Dwight" it says on the front, along with an image of the man himself making a pot. South Walton artist Dwight Ward makes and sells ceramics. And a few knickknacks. And T-shirts.
And that is all! He wants everyone to know.
You could call Mark and Paige Schnell the SoWal dynamic design duo. They just might have tights and capes underneath their casual beachwear. Each has a thriving and creative business that requires wearing several hats. When you first meet either of them you would probably be fooled.
South Walton visitors love life, love the beach, and love food! Food just tastes better on vacation. But we also know SoWal has incredible restaurants with talented chefs. We locals benefit every day of the year from a fantastic cuisine scene.
George's owners Christy and Rick Spell are excited to announce their new Executive Chef, Camille Withall, and two sous chefs Jimmy Boerma and Erik Kellison. Camille has worked as a sous chef at George’s since February of 2014 and Erik and Jimmy have worked in the kitchen at George’s for four years.
When Amy Walsh gave birth to her first child, she knew her mother was dying from bone cancer. Even so, her parents jumped on a flight from Michigan to Santa Rosa Beach to meet their grandson. Although Amy was recovering from a cesarean, she explained, “I cooked her dinner, rubbed her feet and made her sit in the sun.”
The founder of Fore Her is no stranger to public service, or cancer for that matter. Amy’s sister was a toddler when she was diagnosed with leukemia, a disease which, thankfully, was successfully treated.
A car accident is never a good thing, but life has a funny way of showing us opportunities, and they’re often hidden in some form of tragedy.
When a near fatal car accident left Gina Shiflett, owner of Salon Twist, temporarily paralyzed, her life took a major turn. Though she regained mobility within hours, Gina felt compelled to take a hard look at everything she thought she knew and make a change for the better.
Governor Rick Scott has selected Chef Jim Shirley to represent Florida at the 12th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off. The New Orleans event highlights America’s best seafood communities and chefs from around the country., is scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2015.