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6 Things to Know About June Grass 

You may not have heard of June Grass unless you’ve been to our neck of the woods. The unappealing green algae appears in the Gulf of Mexico, along the Panhandle of Florida and the...

Beach Locals Answer Our Fab Five Questions

Stacey Brady Director of Marketing and Communications, Grand Boulevard 1. What makes living at the beach so special? I’ve been a local for 23 years and counting, and it's the gulf vistas and a fun, giving community...

14 Fun Activities for Teens & Tweens in South Walton

Calling all teens and tweens! A relaxing beach day with friends is a hard thing to beat. But when fun needs to be taken up a notch, South Walton, Florida has you covered. Check...

Locals at Play: Grayton Beach Volleyball Sets Up Weekly

You will find them on the beach every Monday and Wednesday after work unloading beach chairs, coolers, putting up nets, and getting ready for a fun evening of volleyball. Grayton Beach Volleyball isn’t a...

Alys Beach Announces New Condominium Residences: The Camden & The Whitby

Alys Beach, the luxury seaside community town located along Scenic Highway 30A, announced that The Camden & Whitby condominium residences will be available for purchase starting June 6, 2019. Designed by Hart Howerton of San...

Top Books About South Walton and 30A

As our small corner of the world grows, so does its library. From coffee table books filled with gorgeous photography to novels full of intrigue, taking home a bit of 30A is easy to do. Two...

Local Architect Breaks Boundaries as an Artist

Julie Smith has always loved building her own worlds. As an architect, she has helped shape the local landscape in many communities throughout the Southeast. As an accomplished local artist, she builds beautiful artwork...

Beach Cocktail: The Sunny Bunch

Havana Beach Bar and Grill inside the Pearl Hotel offers many elevated cocktails in Rosemary Beach. The Sunny Bunch is no exception. This delightful citrus drink is absolutely perfect for a lazy vacation day or...

Q&A with the 30A Beach Locals

JIMMY BURGESS Chief Growth Officer Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Beach Properties of Florida 1. What do you like most about living at the beach? The people make living at the beach so special. Our active community encourages physical,...

Tips for Dealing With Yellow Flies

It’s that time of year again in Florida... yellow flies have returned. Ugh. These pesky bugs with a very painful bite have returned for the season. They will be here during the summer to annoy...

We Ask Beach Locals Their 30A Favorites

KEISHA SPRENKLE Volunteer Coordinator for The Sonder Project/PTO Vice President In our newest series, we ask some of our locals five questions about how they spend their time as a beach local. Watch for a new...

30A Q&A: Locals Tell All

KYLE PETIT Co-owner, Louis Louis & Red Bar 1. What makes living at the beach so special? It's special because of the variety of people that we get to meet on a daily basis. I have met...
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