February 2008

Lunch at Back Porch Seafood House at Pier Park

February 29, 2008 • 6 comments

I had lunch with John Comer, the President of Southern Restaurant Group in Destin, who just opened Back Porch Seafood and Oyster House in Pier Park.Ā  This concept was brought […]

by Jason Koertge

PC Prank in Starbucks

February 28, 2008 • 2 comments

[revver 701852] I came across this the other day and couldn’t pass up on posting it. It is just too awesome. This group in New York called Improv Everywhere is […]

by Jason Koertge

Fed Ready to Cut Rates Again

February 28, 2008 • 0 comments

With oil prices hitting record highs ($100.88) and the dollar falling to $1.51 for 1 Euro, the Federal Reserve is talking about interest rate cuts again. Many are predicting a […]

by Jason Koertge

City Pier at Pier Park is under construction (video)

February 27, 2008 • 0 comments

Both the City Pier and the County Pier are due for an overhaul with construction already underway at the City Pier, across the street from Pier Park. The County Pier […]

by Jason Koertge

Ron Jon Surf Shop is Open Pier Park Slammed on Saturday

February 25, 2008 • 3 comments

On Friday, Ron Jon Surf Shop opened their store in Pier Park in Panama City Beach. This is the sixth store in the state and 9th in the country. They […]

by Jason Koertge

Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Pier Park (review)

February 23, 2008 • 8 comments

Everyone has been telling me that I needed to go to Five Guys and get some burgers. I’ve heard only one bad thing about Five Guys and it was that […]

by Jason Koertge

Bill to allow judges to lower mortgage amount instead of foreclosure

February 22, 2008 • 5 comments

In an effort to reduce the number of foreclosures this year and next year by an estimated 600,000+ households, there are two bills before Congress that would grand “judges the […]

by Jason Koertge

Panama City 3rd best in existing home sales

February 21, 2008 • 0 comments

Panama City shows 3rd Best in Existing Home Sales, 4th Best in Existing Condo Sales Statewide Florida Association of REALTORSĀ® (FAR) releases 2007 4th Quarter home/condo resales data Panama City, […]

by Jason Koertge

Notes and Comments from the 2/12/08 TDC/CVB Board Meeting

February 19, 2008 • 0 comments

8 of the 9 board members were present. Absent was Marty McDaniel. It was also reported that McDaniel is no longer employed by Royal American Hospitality. Since Mr. McDaniel has […]

by Bryan Durta

Pier Park Grand Opening was a Smash Hit

February 16, 2008 • 8 comments

The Grand Opening of Pier Park on Thursday, February 14 was a huge hit with literally thousands of shoppers enjoying the new shops. When I was there on Thursday evening, […]

by Jason Koertge