SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Hiers, who left behind landscaping to help his celebrity sister Paula Deen grow her Savannah restaurant business as she rose to fame, has died at age 65.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — After eight previous tries, the husband of celebrity chef Paula Deen has won the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest held in the city where writer Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote during the 1930s.
Michael Groover won the contest held on Saturday at Sloppy Joe's Bar, which is where the author often relaxed with friends. Deen applauded the victory of her 62-year-old husband, who is a harbor pilot from Savannah.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 150 stocky, bearded men resembling legendary author Ernest Hemingway are in Key West competing in the 38th annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.
The competition began Thursday evening at Sloppy Joe's Bar, frequented by Hemingway when he lived on the Florida island during the 1930s.
Hopefuls came from as far away as Australia and Norway to compete, parading across Sloppy Joe's stage before a judging panel of former winners.
For those who’ve been waiting for a taste of the Cake Boss’ cooking, the time has come.
In September, Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro, star of the reality show “Cake Boss,” excited local fans with the announcement of plans to open a branch of his Buddy V’s Ristorante at The Shops at La Cantera. It will open at 11 a.m. Jan. 29. An opening date for Carlo’s Bakery, which also was announced in the fall, has not yet been released.
Bass Pro Shops in S.A.’s The Rim reels in Paula Deen restaurant
Paula Deen has found a new fishing hole.
The Georgia restaurateur has released additional information about plans to open an outpost of her namesake Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen in San Antonio. The restaurant, which we first reported on in November, will be located inside the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World at 17907 Interstate 10 W. in The Rim.
HUNTINGTON — Ham it up as many people prepare turkey for Thanksgiving dinner and ham for Christmas dinner.
Myrtle Beach entertainment complex going through makeover after theater closes
MYRTLE BEACH — The hurricane-mangled facade of the Palace Theatre no longer mars the stretch of U.S. 17 leading to Broadway at the Beach.
Once the crown jewel of the bustling shopping and entertainment complex, the 2,700-seat theater was deemed unfit for occupancy in January by the city. Given the option of doing repairs or demolition, its owners, the Chapin Company, chose to tear the building down.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A white-bearded Texan has won the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, where Ernest Hemingway lived during the 1930s.
Retired real estate franchise owner Richard Filip of Fayetteville, Texas, prevailed Saturday night at Sloppy Joe's Bar, a longtime Hemingway hangout.
The 71-year-old winner piloted a replica of Hemingway's fishing boat Pilar from Miami to Key West before competing and said he shares the author's fondness for fishing, hunting and boating.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A white-bearded 71-year-old Texan has won the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West where Ernest Hemingway lived during the 1930s.
Retired real estate franchise owner Richard Filip of Fayetteville prevailed Saturday night at Sloppy Joe's Bar, a longtime Hemingway hangout.
Filip piloted a replica of Hemingway's fishing boat Pilar from Miami to Key West before competing and said he shares the author's fondness for fishing, hunting, drinking and boating,
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — About 160 stocky, white-bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway have gathered in Florida to compete in the island city's annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.
The competition began Thursday evening at Sloppy Joe's Bar, frequented by Hemingway when he lived in Key West during the 1930s.
Judged by former winners, the three-night contest is a highlight of the Hemingway Days festival honoring the late author's literary prowess and colorful lifestyle.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Paula Deen is opening a new seafood restaurant on the same waterfront property outside Savannah where an eatery she co-owned with her brother closed three years ago.
Local media outlets report the celebrity cook plans to open Paula Deen's Creek House in June on Whitemarsh Island. A press release said the menu will feature fried fish, shrimp and grits and other seafood dishes.
Clinton Kelly is best known for his co-hosting duties on shows like the former TLC hit, “What Not To Wear,” and his latest gig on ABC’s “The Chew.”
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A white-bearded North Carolina man has won the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.
Dave Hemingway — a 65-year old from Macon, North Carolina who is no relation to the famed literary figure — won the contest Saturday night at Sloppy Joe's Bar. It is the highlight event of the annual Hemingway Days festival, which honors the author's literary legacy.
Hemingway won the contest in his seventh attempt. He wore a wool, cream-colored turtleneck...