This post was originally published on this sitePANAMA CITY BEACH — Gov. Ron DeSantis has allowed a phased reopening of businesses and public areas, including some state parks. Here is what’s happening in our area:STATE PARKSEffective May 4, Camp Helen State Park at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, opened for day use from 8 a.m. to sunset for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. St. Andrews State Park, 4607 State Park Lane, opened for the same uses and […]
This post was originally published on this siteMIRAMAR BEACH — At Emerald Coast Theatre Co., when one curtain falls, another rises.They are following CDC guidelines and have closed their physical doors at 560 Grand Blvd. in Miramar Beach because of the COVID-19 crisis. However, ECTC has remained engaged with its patrons and young thespians by offering innovative ways that the show can go on — online.Emerald Coast Theatre Co. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation founded in 2012 by Nathanael Fisher and his […]
This post was originally published on this sitePANAMA CITY BEACH — Time, as J.R.R. Tolkein told us, devours all things — even beats high mountains down.Time finally caught up with the Magic Mountain on Front Beach Road this month. Originally constructed in the 1950s, it grew famous as Jungle Land on The Miracle Strip in the 1960s.But the mountain that hurricanes couldn’t knock down was destroyed finally by cranes March 18, leaving only memories of daily shark feedings, baby alligator petting, and […]
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This post was originally published on this sitePANAMA CITY BEACH — The spring rally of Emerald Coast Cruizin’ is in full gear at Aaron Bessant Park this weekend.The event began early with vendor village set-up, block parties, live music and more starting Wednesday. But the fun only hits full speed as the week comes to a close.An estimated 3,000 classic cars, hot rods, custom cars and trucks make their way to the park twice a year for the week-long festival. More than 125 top brand automotive vendors are […]