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    The Market Shops Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary with Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

    MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.(October 29, 2018)The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will host the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Thursday, November 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in celebration of the five-year anniversary of the shopping center.

    The community is invited to explore The Market Shops while enjoying live music by Boukou Groove, as well as light bites and complimentary cocktails. Visit each Market Shops merchant for a chance to win gift cards, prizes, and more provided by The Market Shops and participating chamber members. Guests can enter to win by receiving a stamp from each merchant on their pass card, and then returning the completed card to the check-in table located in the Gazebo Courtyard by 7:15 p.m.

    In conjunction with the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, guests are also invited to celebrate the five-year anniversary of The Market Shops. The property underwent a major renovation in 2014, which included significant exterior repair, courtyard and walkway redesign, as well as cosmetic enhancements such as landscaping. The lawn on the east side of the property has also been expanded and refreshed to host festivals, concerts and other special events, such as The Market Shops Bloody Mary Festival. The anniversary marks five years since the revamped and redesigned Market Shops opened to the public. This was the first renovation The Market Shops received since being built in 1985. Since then, the property has reestablished itself as a community location where locals and visitors alike come to shop, dine and spend time together.

    Since the update, The Market Shops has grown exponentially with a growing list of merchants and eateries, including the most recent opening of Amavida Coffee & Tea Café, Clean Juice, Escapology, Jon Smith Subs, Maple Street Biscuit Company, and Pizza by the Sea. By the end of 2018, The Market Shops will have 22 merchants open for business.

    The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at The Market Shops is free for Chamber members and is $10 for non-members. For more information and to register for the event online, please visit the Chamber’s website at http://www.waltonareachamber.com.

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    Clean Juice Brings Usda Certified Organic Menu To The Market Shops And Jobs To Walton County

    Grand Opening Celebration to take place September 22, 2018

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    MIRAMAR BEACH,Fla.(September 12, 2018)– The month of September brings exciting things for Clean Juice, as the company opens its newest location within The Market Shops located at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. As local owners, Jeff and Jamie Provinse, gear up for a soft opening beginning Sept.14, they are also putting plans in place for the Clean Juice Grand Opening Celebration.

    On Saturday, Sept. 22, Clean Juice invites the community to celebrate their grand opening with a full day of complimentary activities, including a Pure Barre pop-up class, entertainment by DJ Rock the House, a photo booth provided by Epic Photo Co., a pilates class taught by SoWal Pilates, a braid bar by Avantgarde Salon and Spa, product samples, door prizes, and more. Clean Juice will be donating a portion of sales from the day to local charity, Food for Thought Outreach, along with their home office who will be matching the overall donation made.

    Clean Juice is the first franchised juice and smoothie bar company to hold the USDA Organic certification. With 108 franchise units awarded to date, Clean Juice is on a mission to become the world’s most plentiful juice bar offering easy, on the go access to certified organic food and drinks, as well as a high-quality menu featuring organic juices, smoothies, bowls and bites. Realizing that the guest experience is the most important aspect for a well-functioning business, Clean Juice creates a welcoming, friendly environment and promotes a healthy body as well as a strong spirit. The newest Market Shops location will bring 20-25 new jobs to Walton County, while also fostering a safe and fun environment for the employees at Clean Juice.

    This will be the second business in Walton County for the Provinse family, who started Epic Photo Co.in the summer of 2010, which specializes in a variety of professional event photography services. Jeff Provinse spearheads Epic Photo Co. while Jamie will be taking charge of Clean Juice.

    “This is a lifestyle brand centered around health and wellness of the body and spirit, and I am thrilled to be able to do this every day,” said Jamie Provinse, co-owner. “I’m a corporate sales refugee and I knew that I had to make a career change so that I could focus on our family and work in a field I am passionate about. Clean Juice is a perfect fit for our family and for South Walton.”

    Clean Juice’s Miramar Beach storefront is located within The Market Shops at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort located at 9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Miramar Beach, FL 32550. The store will be having a soft opening beginning Sept. 14 with daily operating hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Clean Juice will then launch their normal business hours on Sept. 22 of 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

    “We couldn't be more excited for Jamie and Jeff Provinse as they bring Clean Juice to Miramar Beach, and that's not just because our family spends every spring break in Destin,” said Clean Juice founder, Kat Eckles. “The Destin and South Walton communities are certainly ones that understand the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and eating an organic, plant heavy diet. It's a blessing to see Clean Juice open on the Panhandle, especially with people as wonderful as Jeff and Jamie. We can't wait to serve you, South Walton!”

    For more information about Clean Juice, please call (850) 650-2394, email marketshops@cleanjuice.comor visit www.cleanjuice.com. Interested job candidates can apply online at www.cleanjuice.com/jobs.

     

    The full schedule for the Grand Opening festivities are as follows:

    Date: Friday, September 21, 2018

    Time:9:00 a.m.

    Details:The community is invited to join the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce and Destin Chamber of Commerce for a Dual Ribbon Cutting where owners, Jeff and Jamie Provinse, will snip the ribbons and officially mark the opening of Clean Juice.

     

    Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Time:8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    Details: Grand Opening Celebration –

    9 a.m.Pure Barre Pop-up – bring your own yoga mat and suggested donation of $10 for Food for Thought Outreach

    10 a.m.DJ Rock the House

    11 a.m.Pilates Pop-Up with SoWal Pilates – bring your own yoga mat and suggested donation of $10 for Food for Thought Outreach

    2 p.m.Epic Photo Booth Co.

    4 p.m.Braid Bar and Beauty Bowls with Avantgarde Salon and Spa

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    The Market Shops 4th Annual Bloody Mary Festival set for October 6, 2018

    Proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity - Walton County
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    MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (August 6, 2018)– On Saturday, October 6, The Market Shops will host its 4thAnnual Bloody Mary Festival benefiting Habitat for Humanity - Walton County. The annual event will feature unlimited tastes of the Emerald Coast’s most creative and innovative bloody marys made with Cathead Vodka and served by the finest restaurants and bars on the Emerald Coast.

    Guests are invited from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to enjoy unlimited tastes of up to 25 of the Emerald Coast’s most coveted bloody marys served in specialty cups provided by Compass Builders of Florida. Restaurants confirmed to compete for the 2018 Best Bloody Mary in South Walton include Bijoux, Bud and Alleys, Camille's at Crystal Beach, Cowgirl Kitchen, Cuveé Kitchen + Wine Bar, Grayton Beer Brewpub, The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa, The Local Market, LuLu’s Destin, Signature Catering of 30A, Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House, Sunset Bay Cafe, and The Surf Hut. A panel of select food critics and local celebrities will judge each bloody mary to select the winners for the most delicious and most creative. There will also be a highly coveted People’s Choice Award that is selected by each guest in attendance who’s votes will be tallied by Hill Coleman, CPA.

    Apart from the bloody marys, there will also be plenty of food from local favorites, such as Back Beach Barbecue and Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House, along with the various restaurants located directly in The Market Shops, including Bijoux, Pizza by the Sea, as well as juice shots by Clean Juice and coffee shots by Amavida Coffee. There will be local craft brews served by Grayton Beer Company along with champagne from the Bubbly Bar provided by Courtyard by Marriott Sandestin at Grand Boulevard for guests to sip on. New this year, a lounge area outfitted by Rent Gear Here will include additional seating, cornhole games and a large screen streaming SEC football.

    While sipping their bloody marys, guests can enjoy a hydration and relaxation station by the Salamander Spa, a commemorative photo booth with Epic Photo Company, a cigar bar by Shore Thing Cigars, exclusive shopping options from the merchants of The Market Shops, and live music by DJ Rock the House and the Luke Langford Band on the main stage, sponsored by Hyatt Place Sandestin at Grand Boulevard.

    Tickets are currently on sale through 850Tix for the pre-sale price of $40 or can be purchased the day of the event at the door for $50. To learn more about The Market Shops Bloody Mary Festival and to buy tickets, visit www.themarketshops.com. If you would like to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity on the day of the event, please email volunteer@waltoncountyhabitat.org.

    Special thanks to additional sponsors which include 30A, 30AEats, 30A Television, 850Tix, 8Fifty Productions, The Beachcomber, Cumulus Broadcasting, Destin Life, Destin Log, Eloquent Signs, Emerald Coast Magazine, Emerald Ladies Journal, Good Grit Magazine, Gulf Coast Restaurants, Land • Air • Sea Productions, Maxine Orange, Mingle, Northwest Florida Daily News, Proffitt PR, SoWal Life, SoWal.com, Thirty A Review, VIP Destin Magazine, VIP Pensacola Magazine, and Visit South Walton.

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    Maple Street Biscuit Company Coming to The Market Shops

    Maple Street Biscuit Company is getting ready to deliver comfort food with a modern twist to The Market Shops

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    Flaky biscuits made from quality ingredients will soon be coming to The Market Shops.  This unique dining experience is known for its comfort food with a modern twist, gracious service
    and immaculately clean stores.  The Jacksonville, Florida-based establishment is famous for its flaky biscuits, but its roots are grounded in community and its mission of helping people, serving others, and being part of the community.Maple Street creates an atmosphere that brings the community together around delicious biscuits, fresh roasted coffee and good food from great products.

    “We’re thrilled to bring Maple Street Biscuit Company to a thriving community with rich character and charm,” said Alexandria Hill, General Counsel for Maple Street Biscuit Company. “Maple Street Biscuit Company strives to be part of the communities we serve, and we can’t wait to get to know our neighbors in Miramar and The Market Shops.”

    Committed to great biscuits made with quality products, Maple Street seeks to establish a place where guests will want to visit over and over.Maple Street Biscuit Company serves a wide variety of homemade signature biscuits, entrees, salads and side dishes. Each dish is crafted to offer flavor, quality and a beautiful presentation that guests will love.

    Maple Street is not a restaurant chain, but a group of community restaurants each operated by a Community Leader.  Community Leaders are local individuals who are encouraged and empowered to immerse themselves and their restaurant and in their community. “We are pleased to announce that Joseph Nelson will serve as the Community Leader for The Market Shops”, stated Hill.  “He is a fantastic addition to our team and is excited to get to know the community”.

    If you are interested in becoming part of the Maple Street team, please reach out to Joseph directly at jnelson@maplestreetbiscuits.com.

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    The Market Shops Brings Two New Dining Options to South Walton

    Clean Juice and Jon Smith Subs to open in 2018

    MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (May 8, 2018) – The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, announces two new merchants Clean Juiceand Jon Smith Subs within the shopping center.

    Clean Juice Logo copyOwners of the ever-popular local photo booth company, Epic Photo Co., have recently started a new endeavor by becoming a part of the Clean Juice franchise. With over 110 locations in development, The Market Shops is happy to call Clean Juice one of their newest tenants. Known for being the only 100% certified organic juice franchise, Clean Juice was founded on the purpose of providing families access to clean, organic products like grab-and-go cold-pressed juices, smoothies, cleanses and açaí bowls, along with specialty toasts and oat bowls. Jeff & Jamie Provinse are thrilled to be a part of this company which will bring more healthy and organic options to locals, commuters and visitors alike. Clean Juice will be located on the east end of the shopping center east of Wren’s Village Boutique and will be opening its doors in late summer 2018. To learn more about Clean Juice, please visit www.cleanjuice.com.

    JSS_One_Color_StackedJon Smith Subs is a south Florida based sub shop fondly known for their overstuffed meals. Established in 1988, Jon Smith Subs specializes in mouthwatering sandwiches filled with high quality meats and farm-fresh vegetables that are sliced daily. Focusing on the importance of hand-crafted menu items for the customer, Jon Smith Subs offers a wide array of meat, topping, and sauce combinations. Rod and Stacey Melvin plan to open the 13th Jon Smith Subs franchise location in Fall 2018 at The Market Shops. Jon Smith Subs will be located west of Destin Luxury Real Estate on the east end of the shopping center. To learn more about Jon Smith Subs, please visit www.jonsmithsubs.com.

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    The Market Shops to Host OneBlood Drive

    The Market Shops to Host OneBlood Drive

     

    WHAT:

    The Market Shops will host the OneBlood Drive on Friday, April 13, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Following the success of the last three drives held in April July, and October, which saw an impressive number of donors, The Market Shops plans to continue these on a quarterly basis. The OneBlood Big Red Bus® will be parked in The Market Shops parking lot, adjacent to Highway 98.

    OneBlood is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community asset responsible for providing safe, available and affordable blood. Generally healthy people ages 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Photo ID is required. All donors receive a wellness checkup of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including cholesterol screening. Donors will also receive a OneBlood t-shirt and a kid’s scoop of ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s in The Market Shops. One in three people will need blood in their lifetime. Blood that is donated on April 13 will likely be transfused within two to three days. The turn-around is that fast, the need is constant. Many potential blood donors believe that they cannot donate blood due to medical or other reasons. If you are curious if you are a candidate for donation or to learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type, visit oneblood.org.

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    ABOUT:       

    Located at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, The Market Shops is an upscale, neighborhood-style shopping, dining and entertainment center. The Market Shops is the Emerald Coast’s premier location for local and unique retailers, specialty boutiques, an array of eateries from casual to fine dining and signature annual events including The Bloody Mary Festival and more. For more information, visit www.themarketshops.com or find The Market Shops on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    WHEN:

    Friday, April 13, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    WHERE:

    The Market Shops

    9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy

    Miramar Beach, FL 32550

     

    MEDIA

    CONTACT:

    Mackenzie Destin

    (850) 460-7777

    Mackenzie@ProffittPR.com

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    Sacred Heart Hospital Takes Surgery Beyond the Limits of the Human Hand

    Sacred Heart Hospital Takes Surgery Beyond the Limits of the Human Hand

    MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. – Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast has acquired the newest state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi® Surgical System, one of the most precise and least invasive surgical treatments available. Thanks to the newly advanced, robotic, computer and optical technologies, many patients at Sacred Heart will experience faster recovery with shorter hospital stay, smaller incisions with less discomfort and reduced need for pain medicine.

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    “Our community deserves the most advanced medical care we able to give them. This robotic system allows our patients to recover from surgery as quickly as possible,” said Roger Hall, president of Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. “We are committed to being a leader in providing patients with minimally invasive treatments.”

    Gynecologic surgeon Dr. Glenn Bankert of Sacred Heart Medical Group is one of several highly skilled surgeons who will be using the new technology to perform minimally invasive surgery. Bankert has 3 ½ years of experience with robotic operations and has performed nearly 400 patient procedures using the da Vinci Surgical System at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and other hospital locations. Dr. Bankert’s training was performed through the Intuitive Training Centers in Atlanta, GA. with additional specialized training at Intuitive Training Centers in Sonnyvale, CA.

    “For our gynecologic surgery patients, this robotic technology means less pain, reduced blood loss, less scarring, shorter hospital stays and faster recovery times compared to more traditional surgical techniques,” said Dr. Bankert. “We expect to see decreased rates of infection, decreased length of stay in the hospital and faster return to baseline function so patients are better prepared if they need to undergo additional treatment beyond surgery.”

    Robotic arms equipped with a camera are guided remotely by the surgeon’s precise movements into the patient’s abdomen or chest through small incisions, typically the size of a dime. Surgeons see high-resolution video and move up to four robotic arms remotely to perform procedures. The da Vinci Xi instruments have tiny mechanical wrists that bend and rotate to mimic the movements of the human wrist – allowing the surgeon to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with great precision.

    The da Vinci Xi System can be used across a wide spectrum of minimally invasive surgical procedures and has been optimized for procedures in which instruments must be able to reach up and down and across the abdomen or chest.

    The new robot will be used at Sacred Heart in the following specialty areas:

    • General surgery
      (such as gallbladder, hernia repair, gastroenterology, colon procedures)
    • Gynecologic surgery
    • Future Urologic surgery

    “Robotic technology continues to advance and that allows our surgeons to perform more intricate and complex surgeries that are less invasive,” said Dr. Gary Pablo, Chief Medical Officer at Sacred Heart. “We are pleased to be able to serve our patients with the newest robotic technology available in our region.”

    The community is invited to an open house and ribbon cutting event on Tuesday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the hospital’s second-floor atrium area for a meet-n-greet with our surgical team and a “test drive” of the da Vinci Xi robot. Refreshments will be served.

    The newly advanced da Vinci Xi® system will also be available at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola this June.

    About Sacred Heart Health System

    On the Gulf Coast, Sacred Heart Health System based in Pensacola, Florida, and Providence Hospital based in Mobile, Alabama, are part of Ascension. Together, these Ascension healthcare facilities have served Gulf Coast communities for more than 160 years and they employ more than 6,600 associates. Across the region, Ascension provided more than $113 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016.  Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. For more on Sacred Heart Health System, visit www.sacred-heart.org.

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    The Market Shops Announce Free Fitness on the Lawn

    The Market Shops Announce Free Fitness on the Lawn

    WHAT:
    The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will host free, weekly fitness classes on the lawn. Beginning Wednesday, May 2, 2018, through Monday, July 30, 2018, Free Fitness on the Lawn will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The classes are free to attend and open to individuals of all fitness levels. Classes include Slow Flow Yoga with Dannica Marie, Buti Yoga with Katie Truax, and Bootcamp with Cayce Collins of Encore Fitness.

     

    Fitness On the Lawn Flyer 2018ABOUT:
    Located at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, The Market Shops is an upscale, neighborhood-style shopping, dining and entertainment center. The Market Shops is the Emerald Coast’s premier location for local and unique retailers, specialty boutiques and an array of eateries from casual to fine dining. For more information, visit www.themarketshops.com or find The Market Shops on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    WHEN:
    Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays beginning May 2 through July 30, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

    Monday – Slow Flow Yoga with Dannica Marie
    Wednesday – Buti Yoga with Katie Truax
    Friday – Bootcamp with Cayce Collins of Encore Fitness

    WHERE:
    The Market Shops
    9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy
    Miramar Beach, FL 32550

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    The Market Shops Presents Free Winter Concert Series

    MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (December 11, 2017) – The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, presents the Winter Concert Series. Beginning January 6, 2018, every Saturday in January and February will feature a different local or regional artist or band. The Winter Concert Series is free and open to the public. Concerts are from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on The Market Shops’ lawn. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets. The live entertainment acts are as follows:

    January

    January 6 – Boukou Groove
    January 13 – Michael J. Thomas
    January 20 – David Seering
    January 27 – The Graytones

    February

    February 3 – Donnie Sundal
    February 10 – Ron Adams
    February 17 – Chuck Lawson
    February 24 – Chris Alvarado

    Winter Concert Series 2018

    *Weather permitting. Please check The Market Shops Facebook page for updates.

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    Bijoux Restaurant + Spirits Honored with 2017 Golden Spoon Award

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    MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2017) – Bijoux Restaurant + Spirits, located in The Market Shops at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, was recently recognized as one of Florida’s best places to dine with “Florida Trend’s” Golden Spoon award. The annual winners appear in the 50th Anniversary Golden Spoon special section in the December issue of “Florida Trend” magazine.

    One of Destin’s top award-winning restaurants since 2002, Bijoux embodies coastal cuisine with a New Orleans flair.  Open for dinner seven nights a week, Bijoux owners Leslie and Jack McGuckin, feature the freshest Gulf seafood, prime steaks and an extensive, award-winning wine list. The stylish bar and intimate lounge area features a nightly (5-7 p.m.) happy hour menu featuring delectable bites, wine, specialty martinis and craft cocktails. Award-winning Executive Chef/Owner Jack McGuckin and team curate seasonal menus that feature the highest quality ingredients sourced both locally and regionally.

    For the past 50 years, “Florida Trend” has provided readers with a guide to the state’s finest restaurants, celebrating the diversity of dining opportunities from coast to coast. The Golden Spoon awards recognize individual achievement and distinctive contributions to the Florida restaurant scene.   “Dining out is a major activity for Florida citizens and our 110 million annual visitors,” says “Florida Trend” Publisher, Andy Corty. “We are pleased to recognize the leaders.”

    Reservations are suggested by calling 850-622-0760 or online via the Bijoux website www.BijouxDestin.com or through the free OpenTable smartphone app. Bijoux is located in the Market Shops at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, on the south side of U.S. Hwy 98 at 9375 Emerald Coast Parkway W, (US Hwy 98) Ste 22, Miramar Beach, FL 32550.

     About Bijoux Restaurant + Spirits:

    Bijoux is a full service fine dining restaurant located in The Market Shops located at the entrance to Sandestin Gold and Beach Resort. Open for dinner seven nights a week, Award-winning Executive Chef Jack McGuckin and his team curate the freshest Gulf seafood, finest prime steaks, and an extensive, award-winning wine list. The intimate Bijoux lounge features a full bar complete with a large selection of wine, specialty martinis and craft cocktails. One of Destin’s top award-winning restaurants since 2002, Bijoux embodies “coastal cuisine with a New Orleans flair.” The main dining room can accommodate up to 120 guests, accompanied by an outdoor courtyard that comfortably seats 70, as well as multiple options for private dining for your party or event.

    About Florida Trend

    Florida Trend is an award-winning business magazine read by 250,000 senior business executives, civic leaders and government officials each month. Delivered via print, tablet, mobile and e-mail newsletter, Florida Trend covers business news, executives, industry analysis, regional news round-ups and executive lifestyle. Special features focus on travel, restaurants, innovation, research and technology, personal finance, law and small business. FloridaTrend.com attracts 110,000 unique visitors. Daily e-newsletter reaches 47,000 subscribers.  For more information, please visit www.FloridaTrend.com

     

     

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    The Market Shops Announces New Merchant and Merchant Move : Pizza by the Sea opens their fourth location and Sirens Lingerie & Swimwear relocates within the center

    MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (November 15, 2017) – The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, announces new merchant Pizza by the Sea and the move of Sirens Lingerie & Swimwear to a new location within the shopping center.

    Deemed “30A’s #1 Hot Spot for Pizza,” the popular Pizza by the Sea will be opening the doors to its fourth location in the Market Shops. With its first restaurant opening in 2007, Pizza by the Sea has made headway as one of the best pizza places on the Emerald Coast. Known for its kid-friendly environment, with an emphasis on customer service and a helpful staff, Pizza by the Sea sets the standard for a local, family-owned business. Fresh cut ingredients and its famous thin crust coupled with gluten-free options have made them popular within the community as the restaurant provides options for every customer. Pizza by the Sea will be located behind Ben & Jerry’s on the west end of the shopping center and will be opening its doors in February 2018.

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    Sirens Lingerie & Swimwear is a fine lingerie, lounge, and swimwear boutique fondly known as Sirens. Established in 2012, Sirens specializes in carrying collections of lingerie and swimwear for all types of women. Focusing on the importance of fit for the buyer, the boutique is filled with a variety of bra sized swimwear, 0-20w, and a wide array of designers to choose from to ensure their customers’ needs are met. Siren’s is also known for their implication of old-world customer service, in which they offer their clients one-on-one attendance and a variety of other added services such as personal shopping appointments, gift registry services, honeymoon attire, gift packaging and bridal trunk shows.

     

    Previously located next to Destin Luxury Real Estate & Rental, Sirens will now be moving to a new location next to 30A Television. Sirens will sustain its normal business hours Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. and will be open for business on Friday, November 17.

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    The Market Shops to Host OneBlood Drive July 27

    Following the success of their first ever OneBlood Drive, The Market Shops will host their second drive on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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    The OneBlood Big Red Bus® will be parked in The Market Shops parking lot, adjacent to Highway 98. OneBlood is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community asset responsible for providing safe, available and affordable blood. Generally healthy people ages 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Photo ID is required. All donors receive a wellness checkup of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including cholesterol screening, plus a OneBlood Tervis Tumbler.

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    One in three people will need blood in their lifetime. Blood that is donated on July 27 will likely be transfused within two to three days. The turn-around is that fast, the need is constant. Many potential blood donors believe that they cannot donate blood due to medical or other reasons. If you are curious if you are a candidate for donation or to learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type, visit oneblood.org.

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    MEDIA RELEASE: Barks, Baubles & Brews Event Raises Over $2K for Alaqua Animal Refuge

    On May 23, The Dressing Room Boutique, Sirens Lingerie & Swim, Wren’s Village Boutique, and Chapeau & Chocolat, four locally based, upscale boutiques, hosted “Barks, Baubles & Brews,” benefiting Alaqua Animal Refuge. The all-day event included designer trunk shows, food vendors, live entertainment, pet adoptions and breweries, featuring Bijoux De Mer Fine Jewelry, The Salty Sparrow, Primp Salon, Tesseyman, White Pearl, Mara Design Group, Polli Henna, 3rd Planet Brewing, Grayton Beer Company, Bijoux, Charlie Grainger’s, Charlie’s Donut Truck and Ben & Jerry’s.
    The boutiques and designer trunk shows displayed beautiful, handcrafted jewelry, handmade tanks and tops, motivational books, fashion, art, hats, swimwear and much more. A portion of all sales from both the designers and the boutiques went back to Alaqua Animal Refuge. Food vendors served scrumptious fare, while the breweries poured ice cold beer. Ben & Jerry’s offered two delicious ice cream flavors to the attendees and Charlie’s Donut Truck was a huge success, serving their mini-donuts. Continuum rocked the crowd during “Yappy Hour.” Alaqua was also successful in receiving several applications for pet adoptions that evening.
    Hundreds attended the event and $2,227.95 was raised. The check was presented this week to Alaqua Board Chairman, Joe Capers.
    “We are thrilled and humbled by this generous donation from The Dressing Room Boutique, Wren’s Village Boutique, Sirens Lingerie and Swim, and Chapeau and Chocolat,” says Joe Capers, Alaqua Board Chairman. “Thank you to everyone that participated in this awesome event and helped make it a huge success.”
     
    Jay Powell (Owner, Chapeau & Chocolat), Wren Youngbeck (Owner, Wren’s Village Boutique), Joe Capers (Chairman of the Board, Alaqua Animal Refuge), Abbie Reeves (Owner, The Dressing Room Boutique), and Jamie Rhodes (Sales Associate, Sirens Lingerie & Swim)
    Jay Powell (Owner, Chapeau & Chocolat), Wren Youngbeck (Owner, Wren’s Village Boutique), Joe Capers (Chairman of the Board, Alaqua Animal Refuge), Abbie Reeves (Owner, The Dressing Room Boutique), and Jamie Rhodes (Sales Associate, Sirens Lingerie & Swim)
    For additional press information about this event, please contact Lauren Gall at lauren@barbergall.com or call (850)420-0634.
    To learn more about Alaqua Animal Refuge, visit alaqua.org.
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    Charlie’s Donuts Available at The Market Shops

    Beginning Monday, May 1, 2017 at 6:30 a.m. Charlie’s Donuts will be available for sale within Trent Moore’s Charlie Graingers. While the two merchants are unaffiliated, The Market Shops is pleased to have Charlie’s Donuts.

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    Owned and operated by Charlie Mingus, the 1920’s-style donuts are hand-rolled, dipped, and filled. The donuts weigh about three ounces, with up to five ounces for donuts with filling. Flavors include red velvet cake, blueberry cake, sour cream pound cake, and rainbow sprinkles. Donuts are available while supplies last. Additionally, coffee, milk and Florida Orange Juice will be served to accompany the donuts.

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    Three New Merchants and Tram Stop Announced

    The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, is proud to announce three new merchants have joined the recently renovated shopping center.
     
    30A TV, located off The Market Shops Gazebo Courtyard between Affinity Boutique and Primp Salon, is a leading provider of hyperlocal TV programming, broadcasting on Mediacom and Comcast, Roku Web TV, FilmOn.com and at www.30a.tv. Owned and operated by Paul Vizard, 30A TV programming is a mix of original unscripted material such as the popular “3 Julias” cooking show, “Behind The Gold Star”, and real estate and community event coverage.
     
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    Chapeau & Chocolat, located in the space between Baytowne Jewelers and Charlie Graingers, is owned and operated by Jay and Angela Powell. The two developed the concept for the unique retail location after visiting a similar boutique in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chapeau & Chocolat carries men and women’s headwear and assorted chocolates. This luxury boutique and lounge showcases nine diverse labels of hats, including SPF options with the American Cancer Society seal of approval. Additionally, Chapeau & Chocolat has European style liquid center chocolates made from a 200-year-old process. Chocolates can also be filled with spirits, wines and fruit nectars. The Powell’s strategically designed the boutique with a lounge vibe, encouraging guests to make themselves comfortable. For more information, visit www.chapeaufl.com.
     
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    Escapology is a real-life adventure game filled with mysterious puzzles and brain-teasing clues. Located between DIG eatery and Primp Salon, Escapology encourages guests to solve challenging clues and puzzles to escape a locked room before time runs out. Escapology is the perfect activity for team-building, birthdays or special occasions, out-of-town visitors, or friends and family looking for an activity all ages can enjoy. Owned and operated by Christoffer Fasth and Hilary Fasth, Escapology will be open for business late Spring 2017. For more information, please visit www.escapology.com or call (228) 731-7222.
     
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    In addition to adding three new merchants to their mix, The Market Shops is pleased to share that they are now a route stop for the Sandestin Golf and Beach Tram Service. The tram will service The Market Shops in a seasonal rotation, May 13 through September 8, 2017, picking up between Charlie Graingers and Wren’s Village Boutique. Tram hours are 8:30 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays. The tram runs on a continuous loop, departing each stop every 30 minutes.
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    Upcoming Merchant Events

    The Market Shops is pleased to announce three upcoming merchant events.

     

    The Dressing Room Boutique will host Catwalk for a Cause, an event and contest benefiting Children in Crisis, Inc. on Thursday, March 30, 2017, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Twenty high school senior and junior girls, from Okaloosa and Walton County, are participating to win the prom dress of their dreams and walk the runway for a great cause. The participant who sells the most tickets prior to the event will be announced as the winner at the end of the fashion show and will win a custom prom dress of her choice. All proceeds will benefit local non-profit, Children in Crisis, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing homes to abused, neglected, and abandoned children in our community. Tickets are $10 and available at The Dressing Room Boutique or online.

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    Ben & Jerry’s fans around the world can mark April 4, 2017, on their calendar as the local scoop shop will celebrate Free Cone Day at The Market Shops from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Fans are invited to The Market Shops, located at 9375 Emerald Coast Parkway, Miramar Beach, FL 32550, to join in on the company’s long-time tradition of thanking fans for their commitment and ongoing support. The event is open to the public, and guests will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. Individual scoop cups and cones are complimentary during the allotted time. Additionally, guests who donate $1 will receive a second scoop as donations benefit The HER Foundation of Northwest Florida and Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast.

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    On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Bijoux Restaurant & Spirits will host a wine dinner showcasing Sterling Vineyards at 6:00 p.m. Featured wines include their 2014 Napa Sauvignon Blanc, 2014 Napa Chardonnay, 2013 Napa Merlot and 2014 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. Sterling's single vineyard estates include vastly different terroirs producing wines of great distinction. In addition to the fabulous wines, guests will enjoy 5 courses prepared by Bijoux Executive Chef & Owner Jack McGuckin. Cost to attend is $65 per person, and reservations are highly recommended. Please contact Bijoux at (850) 622-0760 for more information or to reserve your seats.

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    The Dressing Room Boutique to Host Catwalk for a Cause Event

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    Local Upscale Fashion Boutique to Host Prom Dress Contest & Fashion Show to Benefit Children in Crisis, Inc.
    The Dressing Room Boutique, a local, upscale ladies fashion boutique, recently announced that they will host Catwalk for a Cause, an event and contest benefiting Children in Crisis, Inc. The boutique will host the prom dress contest beginning March 1 through March 29. The first 30 high school senior or junior girls who apply, from Okaloosa or Walton County, will be entered to win the prom dress of their dreams and all participants will walk the fashion show at the Catwalk for a Cause event on March 30. The participant who sells the most tickets to the event will be announced as the winner at the end of the fashion show and will win a custom prom dress of her choice. All proceeds will go to benefit local non-profit, Children in Crisis, Inc.
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    For those interested in participating, there will be an information social at The Dressing Room Boutique on Wednesday, March 1, at 5:30 pm. Those that are interested in participating, along with their parents, are encouraged to attend to be eligible for the contest. Please RSVP to lauren@barbergall.com or call 850-420-0634 on or before February 28th.The boutique can be found in The Market Shops located at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
    Catwalk for a Cause will take place in the courtyard of The Market Shops, located at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, on March 30 at 6 pm. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased through participants and at The Dressing Room Boutique. Award-winning dancers from the Alfonso Academy will open the show, with DJ 30A providing music and entertainment during the show.
    The Dressing Room Boutique offers a dynamic wardrobe for women and is built upon the principle that building a quality wardrobe shouldn't break the bank. At The Dressing Room Boutique, you'll find the timeless pieces that never grow old and the latest trends to keep a wardrobe fresh. Their mission is to bring out their client’s inner beauty and personality to the surface, while allowing the customer to confidently conquer the world in style. The boutique will also soon offer a select variety of designer formal and prom gowns.
    “We are very excited to host this contest and fashion show event to raise money for Children in Crisis,” says Abbie Reeves, Owner. “We are thrilled to offer ladies, of various ages, beautiful merchandise at fantastic price points, as well as prom and formal attire!”
     
    “I can't thank Abbie and The Dressing Room Boutique enough for the tremendous support to Children in Crisis,” says Ken Hair, President & CEO, Children in Crisis, Inc. “Our most critical need is to help feed, clothe and care for our at-risk foster children living at the CIC Neighborhood.  Abbie is making a difference in the lives of our children today and far into the future. Thank you and to all those involved!”
     
    To learn more about The Dressing Room Boutique, find them on Facebook, as well as follow them on Instagram. Store hours of operation are 10 AM – 6 PM Monday-Saturday and 1 PM-5 PM on Sunday.
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    Bijoux Announces Ongoing New Orleans Sunday Brunch

    Bijoux Restaurant + Spirits, located in The Market Shops, will open for Sunday brunch starting Sunday, February 12, 2017.  Brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and will feature a special New Orleans-themed brunch menu created by Bijoux Executive Chef Jack McGuckin, bottomless Mimosas and creative cocktails from the full-service bar.

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    Patrons can dine in the elegant interior of the restaurant, several private dining rooms, or al fresco on the outdoor patio.

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    The menu offers a variety of options from the Bijoux Burger, complete with house ground beef, caramelized onions, bacon jam, creole mustard aioli, nestled between fresh brioche bun, to classic New Orleans brunch fare including Eggs Sardou, Grits and Grillades, Shrimp and Grits, and a pecan-crusted catch of the day. Those with a sweet tooth can indulge in the Walnut Raisin French Toast, or the Granola and Greek Yogurt featuring Hollie’s homemade granola with local honey and fresh fruit. Smaller plate selections include: Crab Beignets, Soup du Jour, Fried Oyster Salad or Avocado Toast, plus more. A children’s menu is also available.

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    Reservations are suggested by calling 850-622-0760 or online via the Bijoux website www.BijouxDestin.com or through the free OpenTable smartphone app. Bijoux is located in the Market Shops of Sandestin, on the south side of 98 (Emerald Coast Parkway), at 9375 US Highway 98 W Ste 22, Miramar Beach, FL 32550.

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    It's Ben & Jerry's, Any Way You Slice It

    Something weird and wonderful and maybe a little bit scary is going to happen next time you go to buy a pint of your favorite Ben & Jerry’s flavor.

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    First, you’ll saunter up to the freezer, confident that you know exactly what you want. But wait! What’s that?! Next to all the pints of Americone Dream and Chunky Monkey, there’s something new: Ben & Jerry’s Pint Slices! Thick slices of your favorite flavors, dipped in a dark chocolatey coating.

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    But now you’re faced with a dilemma: to pint, or to Pint Slice?

    Take a beat. Don’t rush your decision. Luckily we have a handy guide for helping you along your journey:

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    Wren's Village Boutique Launch Party & Trunk Show

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    Wren's Village Boutique recently announced their incorporation of Rodan + Fields products! Wren's Village Boutique is hosting a fabulous Launch Party Friday, January 20, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The lovely ladies boutique will be serving wine and champagne (as usual), yummy hors d'oeuvres AND skincare samples! Did we mention that ALL MERCHANDISE will be 25% off?!

    As an advocate of the brand, Wren started using Rodan + Fields Soothe Regimen a few months ago, and attests her skin has never been better than it is today.

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    Additionally, the owner of Salty Sparrow Jewelry will be having a trunk show during the launch party! Their jewelry is hand made locally, and it is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS! Each piece is one of a kind.

    Resident artist, Polli will be giving free hand hennas all day :-) AND her gallery paintings here in the shop will be 50% OFF from 3pm-4pm during her one hour flash sale.

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    CAA Announces The Foster Gallery's Winter Rotation Artists

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    The Foster Gallery's Winter Rotation Artists

    The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce that 15 artists were recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s Winter Rotation through February 25th, 2017.

    The artists are Margaret Biggs, Victoria Guennewig, Melody Bogle, Melissa Mercer Brown, Carol Ann Cain, Donnelle Clark, Rosalyn O’Grady, Susan Lucas, Mary Redmann, Kathleen Schumacher, Krista Schumacher, Sarah Stewart, Joan Vienot, Robin Wiesneth, and Polli Youngbeck.

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    Selected by jury, all artists are members of the Cultural Arts Alliance and each will exhibit six to ten pieces of work in their own section of the gallery.

    The CAA is currently calling all artists who are current members of the Cultural Arts Alliance to submit an application to be considered for The Spring Rotation which will run February 27th – June 3rd, 2017. Details and an application can be found online at culturalartsalliance.com. Deadline for submission is Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 11 p.m.

    Founded in May 2016, The Foster Gallery is an artist co-operative led by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County that features at least a dozen artists on a seasonally rotating basis, along with special exhibits, including the annual CAA juried show, One Size Fits All, and invitationals throughout the year. Named for the late Susan Foster, founder of the Cultural Arts Alliance and one of the area’s first professional artists and gallery owners, The Foster Gallery also symbolizes the support the CAA strives to provide for artists in our community.

    Located in The Market Shops at 9375 Emerald Coast Parkway in Miramar Beach, The Foster Gallery is open Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. The gallery is also available for outside group rental for meetings, classes, parties, and other special events. For more information, call 850.622.1775 or visit CulturalArtsAlliance.com.

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    The Dressing Room Boutique to Host Drive for Children in Crisis

    The Dressing Room Boutique recently announced that they will host a holiday drive benefiting Children in Crisis, Inc. (CIC) The upscale ladies boutique, located at The Market Shops at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will collect much needed items for the non-profit organization from today through January 31, 2016.
    Items needed include: child friendly DVDs, board games, hairbrushes, and gift cards to Starbucks, Burger King, McDonald’s and Books A Million. All of these items can be dropped off at the boutique, Monday through Saturday, between 10 am and 6 pm.
     
    Children in Crisis, Inc. is a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of caring people, working together to provide homes and keep brothers and sisters together. The organization gives a home to the abused, neglected, and abandoned children of our community. Before Children in Crisis, there was no Emergency Shelter in Circuit One (which includes Okaloosa, Walton, Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties in Northwest Florida) for young children removed from an unsafe environment on short notice. Without CIC and the stability it brings, many foster children would be moved from home to home, some as many as ten times per year. The Children’s Neighborhood provides a home to an average of 100 children per year. Since opening their doors in 2008, CIC has been called “home” by nearly 700 children. Providing these children with over 70,000 days and nights of a safe, loving environment to grow and thrive. At The Children’s Neighborhood, sibling separation is minimized and it is their priority to keep brothers and sisters together.
    “I can't thank Abbie and The Dressing Room Boutique enough for the wonderful support to Children in Crisis,” says Ken Hair, President & CEO, Children in Crisis, Inc. “Our most critical need is to help feed, clothe and care for our at-risk foster children living at the CIC Neighborhood.  Abbie has made a difference in the lives of our children today and far into the future.  Thank you and to all those that helped!”
    “We are so happy to be able to host this drive for a wonderful organization, such as Children in Crisis,” says Abbie Reeves, Owner, The Dressing Room Boutique. “This is a great way for us to give back to the community and help those children served by this organization. We hope to continue to do many drives in support of this organization, as well as others, in the future.”
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    Shop, Save and Win this Holiday Season at Jewel Toffier

    Jewel Toffier, located at The Market Shops across from Bijoux, is offering 30% off storewide (excludes consignment and fragrance items).

    Additionally, those who shop the beautiful, women's boutique from now until December 31, 2016, will be entered into a drawing to win a $500Jewel Toffier Gift Certificate!

    The drawing will be held January 1, 2017, and the
    certificate is good for the Jewel Toffier Brand only.

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    Retired Military Hosts Toys for Tots Drive at The Market Shops

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    The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, announced today that two of its merchants, Ben & Jerry’s and DIG eatery, are hosting a Toys for Tots Drive in support of the U.S. Marine Corps annual campaign.

    Both Greg Valloch of Ben & Jerry’s and Brian Murray of DIG eatery are retired military, having served in the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps, respectively. The two eateries are asking the community to bring a new, unwrapped toy to either location at The Market Shops, located at 9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Miramar Beach, Florida 32550, by December 15, 2016.

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    DIG eatery Toys for Tots Drop Off Location

    The Market Shops is pleased to share that DIG eatery, located between Ben & Jerry's and The Foster Gallery,  is a Toys for Tots drop off location!

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    Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity is the fund raising, funding and support organization for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation was created at the behest of the U. S. Marine Corps and provides support in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, who directs the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation has supported Toys for Tots since 1991.

    The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted

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    Holiday Bazaar ArtWalk

    The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, announces the Holiday Bazaar ArtWalk on Saturday, December 10, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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    Held in conjunction with the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, the inaugural Holiday Bazaar ArtWalk will include an artist marketplace, live music by the Fort Walton Beach High School Valhalla Choir, shopping and dining with Market Shops merchants and children’s activities. The Market Shops will come alive with artists displaying and selling their original, handmade quality pieces.

    The Holiday Bazaar ArtWalk is free to attend and open to the general public.

    The Cultural Arts Alliance is currently accepting applications for interested exhibitors and artists now through November 30, 2016.

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    Jewel Toffier Now Open Sundays at The Market Shops

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    unnamed (1)Visit Jewel Toffier at The Market Shops on Sundays and enjoy Mimosas while you shop!
    *Open 12-5pm*
    And don't forget, 10% Off new merchandise and 20% for VIPs until Thanksgiving.
    Clearance items up to 60% Off!
    (excludes fragrance and consignment items)
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    Floral Wreath Workshop, benefitting Junior League of the Emerald Coast

    Join the Junior League of the Emerald Coast and Flowers by Milk & Honey as we ring in the holiday season on Saturday, November 19th. This hands-on floral workshop will walk you through the basic steps of designing a seasonal wreath for your home.  Indulge in sips and snacks crafted by Chef Jack of Bijoux and design your very own wreath to take home with you. Cost is $60/person and includes all necessary supplies. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to the Junior League of the Emerald Coast.

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    Bijoux announces New Orleans Jazz Brunch for Sundays in October

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    Bijoux Restaurant + Spirits, located in The Market Shops, will open for Sunday brunch starting October 2, and for each subsequent Sunday through October 23. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will feature live jazz and special New Orleans-themed brunch menu created by Bijoux Executive Chef Jack McGuckin.

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    Patrons can dine in the elegant interior of the restaurant, several private dining rooms, or al fresco on the outdoor patio.

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    The menu offers a variety of options from the Bijoux Burger, complete with house ground beef, caramelized onions, bacon jam, creole mustard aioli, nestled between fresh brioche bun, to classic New Orleans brunch fare including Eggs Sardou, Grits and Grillades, Shrimp and Grits, and a pecan-crusted catch of the day. Those with a sweet tooth can indulge in the Walnut Raisin French Toast, or the Granola and Greek Yogurt featuring Hollie’s homemade granola with local honey and fresh fruit. Smaller plate selections include: Crab Beignets, Soup du Jour, Fried Oyster Salad or Avocado Toast, plus more. A children’s menu is also available.

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    Bottomless Mimosas, with a variety of juice choices, Bijoux’s award-winning Creole Bloody Mary, full bar and wine list will be available during brunch hours.

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    Reservations are suggested by calling 850-622-0760 or online via the Bijoux website www.BijouxDestin.com or through the free OpenTable smartphone app. Bijoux is located in the Market Shops of Sandestin, on the south side of 98 (Emerald Coast Parkway), at 9375 US Highway 98 W Ste 22, Miramar Beach, FL 32550.

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    Ben & Jerry's Sponsors FPRA Luncheon

    Ben & Jerry's at The Market Shops is the sponsor of this month's FPRA - Northwest Florida Coast Chapter's on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, from 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. at Tops'l Beach & Racquet Resort Clubhouse.

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    We are often told, as businesses, that we should avoid controversy, not to offend or turn off any potential customers, and don't let politics or beliefs get in the way of relationships. However, businesses who take a stand and make decisions based on a set of values are increasingly coming out on top.

    Join us to hear from Kate Paine, Global Digital Marketing Manager of Ben & Jerry's as she shares why embracing your beliefs – even when they're polarizing – is not only a great strategy, but also the most sustainable way to do business.

    Register by 5pm on Monday, Sept 19 at nwfcoastfpra.org

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    Wine Women & Shoes 2017 Sole Sister Kick Off Lunch @ Bijoux

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    Help us kick off Wine Women & Shoes 2017 in style at Bijoux located at The Market Shops on January 12, 2017, at 11:30 a.m.

    Enjoy an incredible lunch, sip elegant wines provided by Pip and indulge in delectable desserts, a Wine Women & Shoes fashion preview, all of the must-have accessories of the season from Destin Jewelers, door prizes and raffle items such as two round trip flights courtesy of Southern Airways Express, plus much more.

    Wine Women & Shoes benefits Sinfonia Gulf Coast and its music education programs throughout Okaloosa and Walton Counties.

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    Tickets available HERE - http://bit.ly/WWS2016BijouxLunch

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    The Foster Gallery Now Offering Yoga

    FOSTER GALLERY NOW OFFERING YOGA CLASSES

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    “Rise & Shine AM Yoga” on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

    $15 Drop In | $13 Pre-register | $12 CAA Member/Active Military

    Bring: personal yoga mat, hand towel & water

    Yoga teacher, Sue Schultze, will guide the class through a gentle yoga practice that blends slow movements & deep stretches that will help increase circulation, improve flexibility and cultivate relaxation.

    No previous experience of yoga is necessary. This class is appropriate for all ages and  skill levels from beginners to advanced students.

    “Relax and Reconnect” Restorative Yoga Workshop on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

    6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. – Introduction to Restorative Yoga Talk (included with class; optional to attend)

    6:30 pm – 8:45 pm – Workshop

    $35 | $32 CAA Member/Active Military

    Bring: personal yoga mat, hand towel & water

    In this workshop, yoga teacher, Sue Schultze, will guide the class through a series of gentle, restorative yoga poses. Restorative Yoga is a therapeutic style of yoga which utilizes props to make it easier for the body to get into certain poses which are gently sustained for ten minutes. These long and bolstered stretches provide a completely supportive environment for total physical, mental and emotional relaxation. During the restorative yoga workshop, you will be either seated or lying down on your yoga mat.

    No previous experience of yoga is necessary. This class is appropriate for all ages and  skill levels from beginners to advanced students. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes.

    *Space is limited to 20.

    *Secure your spot in advance by calling (850) 622-5970. Payment by credit card required at time of pre-registration.

    *Drop In’s are welcomed if space is available. Cash, check or credit cards accepted day of class at the gallery.

    About Sue Schultze:

    Sue Schultze is a Restorative and Yin Yoga Teacher who has been practicing yoga since the 70’s.  She received her 200 hour certification in 2011 and has been studying Restorative Yoga with the founder, Judith Hanson Lasater, since 2012. Sue is currently pursuing her 500 hour certification from the Asheville Yoga Center.

    Conveniently location in The Market Shops, the Foster Gallery is an artist co-operative led by the Cultural Arts Alliance featuring at least a dozen local artists on a rotating, quarterly basis, special exhibitions and classes.

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    The Market Shops Bloody Mary Festival

     

    The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will host The Market Shops Bloody Mary Festival benefiting Sinfonia Gulf Coast on Saturday, October 1, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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    The second annual event will feature unlimited tastes of the Emerald Coast’s most creative and innovative Bloody Marys made with Cathead Vodka and served by the finest restaurants and bars on the panhandle. Confirmed competing restaurants include Bijoux Restaurant & Spirits, Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant, Crab Island Cantina, DIG eatery, Doc’s Oyster Bar, Louis Louis, Lulu’s Destin, Marie’s Bistro, Restaurant Paradis, Roselie Dining & Seafood Bar, Roux 30a, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Signature Catering of 30A, Stinky’s Fish Camp, Sunset Bay Cafe, The Beach House, The Down Under Bar, The Hub, The NOLA Boiling Co., Tommy Bahama and Trebeaché.

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    Each ticket will include one vote for the People’s Choice Award for “Best Bloody Mary” in South Walton. pure7studios -43

    The event will feature live music by a Mardi Gras marching band kicking off the festivities with a second line around The Market Shops at 11:00 a.m. and live music immediately following. A number of area restaurant will have food for sale including Bijoux Restaurant & Spirits, Charlie Graingers, DIG eatery and Marie’s Bistro. Guests will also enjoy a bubbly bar and frosty brews by exclusive beer sponsor, Grayton Beer Company.

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    Epic Photo Co. will provide a dynamic photobooth complete with fun props and accessories to commemorate the event. Shore Thing Cigars will set up a lifestyle lounge providing premium cigars. For the avid football fans that wish to attend, Charlie Graingers will be streaming the games.bloody_2015-09-19_11-05-53_page

    The Market Shops and its affiliates encourage attendees to drink responsibly. Shuttles for overflow parking will be provided from The Beach House to The Market Shops via Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine. Additionally, the extensive fleet of Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine is equipped to transport any size group, should you wish to reserve one of their vehicles to get you home safe.

    Another safe alternative for getting home is the private driving service, Uber. Uber is donating $5 to Sinfonia Gulf Coast for every new user that signs up for the app using the code “TMSBMF16” through November 24, 2016.

    Special thanks to additional sponsors 30A, 30AEats, 30A Valet, Churchill Oaks, Courtyard Marriott, Eloquent Signs, Emerald Coast Magazine, Emerald Ladies Journal, Good Grit Magazine, Hill Coleman CPA, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, McNeese Distributing, Northwest Florida Daily News, Proffitt PR, Shore Thing Cigars, SoWal.com, Sunshine Shuttle Company, The Destin Log, The Walton Sun, V. LALA Galleries, VIE, VIP Destin Magazine, VIP Pensacola Magazine and Visit South Walton.

    Proceeds from the event will benefit Sinfonia Gulf Coast. As the region’s only fully professional symphony orchestra, Sinfonia Gulf Coast is committed to entertaining, educating and inspiring the community through imaginative and innovative musical programming. To find out more about Sinfonia Gulf Coast please visit http://sinfoniagulfcoast.org/.

    bloodymarybutton2General admission and VIP tickets are on sale now at http://bit.ly/BloodyMaryTickets. Admission to the event is $35 per person if purchased in advance and $50 on the day of the event. VIP tickets are $75 and include complimentary valet parking by 30A Valet, VIP reception with champagne cocktail and appetizers provided by DIG eatery at VIP check-in hosted by The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County’s Foster Gallery and access to the VIP Deck at Bijoux including passed appetizers.

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    Courtyard Marriott at Grand Boulevard will be offering special rates starting at $119.00 to The Market Shops Bloody Mary Festival ticket holders. Those interested in booking can do so athttp://bit.ly/TMSBMF16Courtyard. Additionally, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa will be offering 20% off to festival attendees who book with discount code “BM” athttp://bit.ly/TMSBMF16Hilton.

    More About Sinfonia Gulf Coast: Sinfonia Gulf Coast was founded in 2005 on Florida's Northwest Gulf Coast with the mission of redefining the symphony experience. Under the guidance of founder and Music Director Demetrius Fuller and a dedicated board of directors, the nonprofit orchestra is in its tenth season of innovative musical programming, designed to entertain, educate and inspire the community. Since its founding, Sinfonia Gulf Coast has presented more than 420 concerts and events, has collaborated with numerous nonprofits and businesses throughout the community and has reached more than 62,000 children through its Sinfonia Guest Artists in the Schools program/music education outreach initiatives. More than 800 families have benefited from Sinfonia’s Students4FREE program, which provides complimentary tickets to live orchestral performances and musical events. Committed to music education, Sinfonia supports a 60-member youth orchestra program, led by Music Director Liz Aylor and, for the third consecutive season, is one of 80 orchestras worldwide to partner with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Institute of Music in its Link Up program for third through fifth graders. Sinfonia Gulf Coast is also a proud collaborator throughout the Northwest Florida community and continues its “Paint the Music” partnership and free orchestra concerts for third through eighth graders with the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, partners with the Northwest Florida Ballet and participates with Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast in its Arts in Medicine program.

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    Almost, Maine

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    Emerald Coast Theatre Company, a not-for profit professional theater company, will be performing John Cariani’s popular romantic comedy, “Almost, Maine” every weekend in February at The Market Shops.

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    Free Snowbird Sunday Concert Series

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    The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, presents the Snowbird Sunday Concert Series.

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    6/27: DIG eatery Grand Opening

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    DIG Dig in Gulf Grand Opening will take place Saturday, June 27th from 9am-11am.

    Featuring steel drum music by Rudy Applewhite, coconut races every 15 minutes, and gift cards for the winners!

    Cold-pressed juice and coffee will be provided by Formula Fresh.

    Come say hello!

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    Press Release: Unveiling the Market Shops

    PR Contact:
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    Whitney Lee Ladwig
    whitney@proffittpr.com
    850-974-2002

    The Market Shops unveils multi-million dollar renovation, and announces new merchants and first community event

    Miramar Beach, Fla(April 23, 2014)The Market Shops located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has unveiled specific details and a timeline for the extensive renovation that is currently taking place on the property.

    Construction on the property began on March 17, 2014 and includes major exterior repairs including: doors and windows being installed to all storefronts facing Emerald Coast Parkway, which will provide easy access from the parking lot and visibility to traffic passing by, as well as redesigned courtyards and walkways. Brick pavers are being laid in the interior common area of the center to create a courtyard that will be the epicenter for events, nightlife, live music and more. The center will also receive cosmetic enhancements including a new façade, stone columns, a new paint color scheme and a complete redesign of landscaping. The lawn on the east side of the property has been expanded and refreshed to host festivals, concerts and other special events in the future. The renovation is scheduled for completion by Summer 2014. In the interim, the local community is invited to the center every Sunday for the Seaside Farmer’s Market at The Market Shops beginning Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    The Market Shops confirms the addition of several new merchants that will be joining Sunset Shoes, Sandestin Real Estate and Tandestin including a new fine dining concept by the managementof Bistro Bijoux, Sirens at the Beach, a locally owned lingerie, lounge, swim and sleepwear boutique, Favori Gift Boutique, a mini sweet shop, apparel, jewelry and art boutique as well as Market Shops Nails & Spa. Several additional new merchants will be announced in the coming weeks, and many of The Market Shops merchants will be open for business during the renovation of the center.

    Built in 1985, this is the first renovation that the 52,000 square foot center has undergone. Owners of the center, OBP Partners of Miami, Fla., acquired the property in 2002, and in 2013 took over the asset’s management duties from the prior operator.

    “With OBP Partners’ experienced team now managing and operating The Market Shops, and with the real estate market making a strong comeback, we think this is the right time to revive The Market Shops,” said Ian Schenkman, Vice President of OBP Partners. “We are excited to reestablish the center as a location for the local community to enjoy.”

    JPB Commercial Real Estate Advisors is handling all leasing for The Market Shops and has seen very strong interest from local and regional retailers and restaurateurs.  Currently in the pre-leasing stage, the center has reached more than 50% occupancy. Those wishing to inquire about leasing space at The Market Shops should contact JPB agents Tom Watson at 850-527-3524 or Doreen Baca at 850-460-5050.

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    About The Market Shops

    Located at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, The Market Shops is an upscale, neighborhood-style shopping, dining and entertainment center.  After going through a complete renovation in the spring of 2014, The Market Shops will reemerge as the Emerald Coast’s premier location for unique retailers, specialty boutiques and an array of eateries from casual to fine dining. The East Lawn and Courtyard will feature live music and local events including wine walkabouts, farmer’s markets, concerts and more.  For more information visit www.themarketshops.com or find The Market Shops on Facebook and Twitter.

    About The OBP Partners

    Founded in 1970, OBP Partners is a real estate investment company with offices in Miami, Florida. OBP Partners has built, owned, and operated manufactured housing, office, industrial, multifamily, retail and medical office properties throughout Florida, Tennessee and Virginia, as well as water and wastewater utilities throughout Florida.

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    The Market Shops is Under Construction

    We're pleased to announce the renovation of the Market Shops, Destin's historic shopping center. The renovations will be completed in Summer 2014. Please visit our boutiques and eateries, open during construction.

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