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Big Break Florida Coming to Amelia Island

Big Break Florida is Coming...   We love our reality television don’t we? Season after season, shows like “Survivor,” “The Apprentice” and “Real Housewives” have attracted huge audiences. It’s a tried and true format. Show "real" people overcoming "real" challenges and you’ve got yourself a #1 show. Enter the Golf Channel's “Big Break” series. Premiering in 2003, the show placed contestants in a series of golfing challenges, with the weakest performer eliminated after each challenge. The last man standing received a cash prize along with exemptions into top professional golf tournaments. Big Break ended up a success, providing a huge boost to the Golf Channel’s ratings and its subscriber base. 11 years and 21 seasons later, Big Break is still going strong.  

February 18, 2014 - Leave a comment

Blog, Events, Golf, Other

Valentine’s Day on Amelia Island

  Hearken back to those days of yore, when you first fell in love. How fond are those first memories that you shared with your loved one? Dinner dates and movie nights happened on the regular and your Valentine was constantly showered with tokens of your affection. It was a budding romance, made up of mix tapes, handwritten notes, and lingering kisses. You pictured yourself spending the rest of your life with this person, growing old together, starting a family…

Verandah Crab Cake Recipe

America has a long-standing history with the crab cake. The actual term dates back to 1930 in Crosby Gaige’s New York World’s Fair Cook Book, where they are referred to as “Baltimore crab cakes,” but historic American cookbooks make reference to "fried crabs," "dressed crab," "crab patties" or "crab croquettes," proving that similar crab recipes have been around since the colonial days.

February 5, 2014 - Leave a comment

Blog, Dining, Other

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