- General surgery
(such as gallbladder, hernia repair, gastroenterology, colon procedures)
- Gynecologic surgery
- Future Urologic surgery
The Market Shops to Host OneBlood Drive
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.
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.
Friday, April 13, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Market Shops
9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
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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.
“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:
“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.Go to post
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:
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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.
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.Go to post
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.
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.
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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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.
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A portion of the proceeds to benefit The Junior League of the Emerald Coast
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2016) – Join the Junior League of the Emerald Coast and Flowers by Milk & Honey at Bijoux Restaurant & Spirits located at The Market Shops, on Saturday, November 19 for a hands-on seasonal floral wreath workshop.
Indulge in sips and snacks crafted by Bijoux Executive Chef Jack McGuckin while you design your very own wreath to take home. To ensure your experience is personal and interactive, there are two time offerings available: 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The event is approximately two hours long.
Cost is $60 per person and includes all necessary supplies, food and beverage. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to the Junior League of the Emerald Coast. Space is limited, so reserve online now at: http://bit.ly/JLECWreathBijoux16
Bijoux is located in the Market Shops at the entrance of the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, on the south side of 98 (Emerald Coast Parkway), at 9375 US Highway 98 W Ste 22, Miramar Beach, FL 32550. For more information, please call 850-622-0760.Go to post
jadeeastcondos.com - Located at the entrance of Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, The Market Shops at Sandestin feature local shopping, restaurants and entertainment. The renovated shopping center is attracting new shops, including Village Boutique, as well as new restaurants including Bijoux and DIG. For more information, visit the www.themarketshops.com.Go to post
waltonsun.com - The newly remodeled Market Shops at Sandestin hosted its grand opening and ribbon cutting last week, and all 11 of its stores opened their doors offering tapas and libations to celebrate.Go to post
theculturetrip.com - South Walton is made up of 26 miles of beach neighbourhoods on the Gulf Coast such as Santa Rosa, Alys Beach, Seagrove, Grayton Beach and Water Color. Renowned for these superb coastal stretches, South Walton is packed with top-quality restaurants and is relatively undisturbed as most visitors to the state head to Miami, Florida Keys, or Orlando. Here are ten of the very best restaurants to try in South Walton.Go to post
nwfdailynews.com - DIG, which stands for Dig in the Gulf, is in the Market Shops at Sandestin in Miramar Beach.Go to post
destinshines.com - DIG is a family owned and operated eatery which recently opened in the Market Shops at Sandestin. DIG offers breakfast, lunch and an early dinner, as well as a healthy selection of prepared meals to go.Go to post
destinfun.com - The 5th Annual Sip n Shop event is set to be one fabulous day of shopping, eating, and sipping at Bijoux in The Market Shops in Sandestin on May 1, 11am - 3pm! As a part of the Chi Chi Miguel Throwdown weekend (May 1 & 2), Sip n Shop brings together local vendors and winemakers in an effort to raise money and awareness for Alaqua Animal Refuge.Go to post
fabuloustorture.blogspot.com - I was wearing this floral print dress to the Wyland Galleries of Destin grand opening. If you ever visit Destin, you have to stop by the gallery. Wyland's pieces are unbelievable! We had the pleasure to meet Wyland and see him in his happy painting world. He is unbelievably talented and fast.Go to post
waltonsun.com - Sip n Shop: The Chi Chi Miguel Fifth Annual Sip n Shop is set to be a day of shopping, eating, and sipping from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. atBijoux in the Market Shops of Sandestin in Miramar Beach. Local vendors and winemakers will raise money and awareness for Alaqua Animal Refuge. Unique, local businesses set up shop to bring private shopping right to the participants as they sip champagne and wine, followed by a three-course lunch.Go to post
waltonsun.com - If cutting-edge fashion and style is what you seek, Village Boutique is for you.Go to post
nwfdailynews.com - A familiar face has made his way back to the Emerald Coast.Go to post
newsherald.com - Wyland returns to the Emerald Coast with the grand opening of Wyland Galleries at The Market Shops 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18. Internationally acclaimed for his marine life murals spanning five continents and 17 countries, marine life artist Wyland is best known in the region for his majestic 1,500-foot long, 60-foot high mural on the Mid-Bay Marina in the heart of Destin.Go to post
30a.tv - The 5th Annual Sip n Shop event is set to be one fabulous day of shopping, eating, and sipping! As a part of the Chi Chi Miguel Throwdown weekend on May 1 and 2, Sip n Shop brings together local vendors and winemakers in an effort to raise money and awareness for Alaqua Animal Refuge.Go to post
waltonsun.com - A familiar face is making his way back to the Emerald Coast next weekend. The new Wyland Gallery in the Market Shops at Sandestin will have a grand opening April 17 and 18 from 6 -10 p.m.Go to post
alaquaanimalrefuge.org - Ticket price is $150, which includes lunch, select shopping on-site, and plenty of wine and champagne to sip! Click hereto reserve your spot! Can't join us, but want to help the abuse, neglected, and homeless animals of the Emerald Coast?Go to post
waltonsun.com - The Emerald Coast Theatre Company has announced they will have 12 local artists feature their art in a gallery in collaboration with the comedy play “Art.”Go to post
destinvacation.com - Locals and visitors along the Emerald Coast enjoy eating fresh locally grown and caught delicacies. Now, there's another great new casual dining restaurant opening in the South Walton - Destin area. We’re excited to share that DIG, which stands for Dig In Gulf, is opening in March at the Market Shops at Sandestin.Go to post
sinfoniagulfcoast.org - Be There. Be Fabulous. Support Music Education! Slip on your Jimmy Choos and get ready for an amazing weekend of fabulous fashion, exclusive wines, and award-winning cuisine within South Walton’s spectacular beachside setting.Go to post
thedestinlog.com - The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, is proud to announce two new restaurants in the newly renovated shopping center.Go to post
sowal.com - Several new eateries coming to Sandestin this spring!Go to post
businessfinder.al.com - Sunset Shoes at the Market Shops of Sandestin opened in 1997 to sell shoes & the like. Since that time there have been many expansions, now this location is over 5,000 square feet of not only shoes, but also clothing, jewelry & much more.Go to post
nwfdailynews.com - One of the most remarkable transformations of a restaurant space I have seen in this area is the change from a Beef O’Brady’s sports bar to the elegant Bijoux.Go to post
seaoatsrentals.com - SEA OATS MOTEL & MANAGEMENT CO. IS LOCATED RIGHT IN THE HEART OF DESTIN.Go to post
collectiononmarco.com - Bijoux is a recently opened, unique gift shop carrying home goods, jewelry, body care products, gifts and some specialty apparel.Go to post
sowal.com - Bijoux is a full service fine dining restaurant located in The Market Shops at Sandestin. Open for dinner seven nights a week, we feature the freshest Gulf seafood, prime steaks and an extensive award winning wine list. Our intimate Bijoux lounge features a full bar complete with a large selection of specialty martinis.Go to post
nwfdailynews.com - The Market Shops at Sandestin have struggled in recent years, but an ongoing multi-million dollar renovation looks to rejuvenate the shopping center.Go to post
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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.
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.Go to post
scenicsir.com - Destin, Florida is home to some truly amazing shopping opportunities. Departing from the everyday mall experience, Destin is home to dozens of exclusive specialty shops and charming boutiques. Here, shoppers can find everything under the sun, from clothing to gifts to art. Here are some of the best places to shop in Destin:Go to post