Beach Bars and the Memories We Make
Dec20

Beach Bars and the Memories We Make

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I often wondered as I posted updates on various beach bars after hurricanes Irma and Maria struck what people thought of my posts. I knew the community of beach bar bums would get it but how would someone who just didn’t get it understand? These bars were more than just places on the beach where we consumed alcohol and cheeseburgers. They were, among many other things, places where we had created wonderful memories that would generate...

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New Beach Bar Opens In Seaside, Florida
Jun28

New Beach Bar Opens In Seaside, Florida

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Seaside, Florida, located in the states “panhandle” midway between Panama City Beach and Fort Walton Beach, has always intrigued me from afar. With its idyllic white sand beaches, quaint village atmosphere and beachfront family-friendly fun at its central square and pavilion, it’s no wonder filmmakers chose it as the filming location for “The Truman Show” and why it was recently named the “Best Beach on...

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Four Minutes at Caddy’s on the Beach
May12

Four Minutes at Caddy’s on the Beach

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I haven’t been able to make it back down to St. Pete Beach and Treasure Island in Florida to check out the “new” Caddy’s on the Beach beach bar but luckily for me, I don’t have to. In this video from YouTuber “TidyislandCPA,” the videographer takes us on an extensive tour of the beach bar. Included among the highlights are glimpses of the outdoor beach bar stand and an “unveiling” of his corned beef sandwich. With an exclamation of...

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An Introduction to Lagerheads Beach Bar in Key West
Apr19

An Introduction to Lagerheads Beach Bar in Key West

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Everyone knows about the bars on Duval in Key West but did you know there’s an actual beach bar in town? Lagerheads Beach Bar is located at the north end of Simonton Street and yes, it’s really on a beach. Sporting a laid back island atmosphere in stark contrast to its neighbors on Duval, Lagerheads is known for its fish tacos. As the owners mention in the above video, however, they have a Cuban sandwich (“the...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Islamorada Fish Company, Florida Keys
Feb16

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Islamorada Fish Company, Florida Keys

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This image of sunset at the Islamorada Fish Company in the Florida Keys was the runaway favorite for our “beach pic of the day” posts on the Facebook page. In fact, it was one of the most popular images I’ve ever shared. It still doesn’t make me feel any better about somehow missing this spot on my couple road trips through the Keys but it does give me a really good excuse to go back. To download the high resolution version of the...

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Six Plus – Must Visit Waterfront/Beach Bars and Restaurants On Your Florida Keys Road Trip
Nov02

Six Plus – Must Visit Waterfront/Beach Bars and Restaurants On Your Florida Keys Road Trip

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One of the questions I get asked a lot is “Any recommendations on bars I should visit during my Florida Keys road trip?” It speaks not only to the popularity of the Florida Keys as a destination but the visceral reaction one experiences when cruising through America’s Caribbean. It’s an atmosphere not easily replicated anywhere else on the continent and a major reason people just can’t get enough of this region. Road trips beget pit...

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