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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Shooting the Shot: IRONMAN


The News Herald — For those who think a marathon is just not hard enough, Panama City Beach offers IRONMAN competitions.

City closer to knocking down Buccaneer


The News Herald — PANAMA CITY — One of the most complained about buildings in Panama City is one step closer to being demolished.The Panama City City Commission hired Demolition Pros to tear down one of the former Buccaneer Motel … (Read More)

Red Bar reconstruction to begin soon

Posted on — Heather Osbourne

The News Herald — GRAYTON BEACH — The rebuilding of Grayton Beach’s beloved Red Bar is set to begin within the next few weeks.Oliver Petit, part-owner of the former bar at 70 Hotz Ave., said he plans to have The … (Read More)

National Wine Day 2019: Wine deals and freebies

Posted on — Katey Psencik GateHouse Media

The News Herald — National Wine Day is Saturday, May 25. According to, Americans favorite type of red wine is cabernet sauvignon and their favorite type of white wine is pinot grigio. Regardless of your favorite type, here’s a roundup … (Read More)

Starbucks is offering BOGO Frappuccinos May 23

Posted on — Abigail Rosenthal GateHouse Media

The News Herald — Grab a friend for your afternoon coffee run — Starbucks is having a buy one, get one free Frappuccino happy hour today. To get two of your favorite Frappuccinos for the price of one, you’ll need to … (Read More)

Seen-on-Scene: Children get cookin’

Posted on — The News Herald

The News Herald — PANAMA CITY — Somethin’s Cookin’, 93 E. 11th St., hosts cooking classes for children ages 6 and older. Owner Hannelore Holland guides children in the hands-on class, while they follow along with the recipes before enjoying … (Read More)

Spring tourism not detoured by Michael

Posted on — Ed Offley

The News Herald — The first month of the 2019 spring tourist season showed strong gains over the same period in 2018, according to bed tax collections for the month of March.

LaCroix has a new flavor just in time for summer

Posted on — Abigail Rosenthal GateHouse Media

The News Herald — Sparkling water fans, rejoice. LaCroix has a new flavor just in time for summer. The company announced the arrival of the new LaCroix HI-Biscus flavor on Instagram, and people are pretty excited for yet another beautiful can. “Please welcome LaCroix’s … (Read More)