Spring is here! Check out some of the top local news stories and see what events are coming up on the Emerald Coast.
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30A’s Newest Boutique Hotel Is Welcoming Guests This Spring
The new Lodge 30A sounds like an amazing place for a spring getaway! Its location in Seagrove Beach, surrounded by both beautiful beaches and lush pines, offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and tranquility. Additionally, The Lodge’s luxurious accommodations and modern amenities provide a comfortable and convenient stay.
Guests can take advantage of the many activities that 30A has to offer, including hiking, golfing, shopping, and dining. Whether you want to spend your days relaxing on the beach or exploring the local area, The Lodge 30A is an ideal home base for your spring vacation.
It’s also great to hear that The Lodge 30A is taking safety seriously and providing a safe environment for guests. As it’s a new establishment, booking early is a wise choice to secure your preferred dates and avoid the potential for crowds.
Emerald Coast Boat & Lifestyle Show March 3-5
Two Iconic 30A Restaurants to Soon Be Part of Spell Restaurant Group’s Growing Portfolio
The Spell Restaurant Group, led by Rick Spell and Christy Spell Terry, has acquired two Florida eateries, Shades Bar & Grill and Shaka Sushi & Cocktail Bar, from Last Call Restaurant Group. Shades opened in 1994, spending its first 11 years in Seaside, Florida, before moving to its current location at Inlet Beach Village at 10952 E. County Hwy. 30A. Shaka, which is located at 13625 U.S. Hwy. 98 E., Suite 5-6, opened in April 2019. Last Call Restaurant Group will maintain ownership of The Courtyard at Pescado and Pescado Seafood Grill & Rooftop Bar in Rosemary Beach, Florida. The acquisition will take place on April 1 and increase the Spell Restaurant Group’s portfolio to 10 restaurants, with seven in Florida and three in Memphis, Tennessee. The acquisition will also expand the group’s geographic footprint further east, in the 30A-Highway 98 hospitality industry. While Shades is a sports bar, Shaka is the first Asian fusion eatery for the father-daughter duo. The purchase includes the building that houses Shades and other tenants, such as Galvas Construction and Naumann Group. Last Call Restaurant Group will maintain ownership of The Courtyard at Pescado and Pescado Seafood Grill & Rooftop Bar in Rosemary Beach, Florida.