News that Matters
Friday August 1st 2014

On Sale:

Follow the Blog

Archives

Issue

Rainey’s Revenge

Rainey’s Revenge

AS FATE WOULD HAVE IT BY BUBBS HARRIS Any musician or band will tell you that you must pay your dues if you want to play the game. Be it the tedious rehearsals, the nightmare of booking and [...]

Retail Risk Takers

Retail Risk Takers

By Jennie McKeon Independent News recently celebrated our 12th Anniversary. To everyone's chagrin, we've managed to survive hurricanes, a recession and an oil spill. But we're not the only [...]

Oh What a Knight

Oh What a Knight

Saxophone Player Antoine Knight Comes HOme By Kate Peterson Antoine Knight is an Atlanta-based alto sax player born and raised in Pensacola. He recently visited his hometown for his high school [...]

Mellow Out

Mellow Out

Bands Go Mellow at Mellow Mushroom The music series “Bands Go Mellow—Acoustic Sessions at Mellow Mushroom Pensacola” is returning Saturday, July 23. This installment will feature local bands [...]

Matt Mason

Matt Mason

2011 CMT ‘Next Big Superstar’ Winner Born in Indianapolis, Ind., Matt Mason knew from an early age that his home would one day be Nashville. By age 11, he was playing guitar and singing [...]

Manchester Orchestra

Manchester Orchestra

Much More than Alcohol, Dirty Malls, Pensacola Florida Bars By Sarah McCartan Call it Southern hospitality or just small-town tradition. Porch conversations seem to have a way of bringing out the [...]

Winners & Losers 7/14/11

Winners & Losers 7/14/11

Winners 17TH AVENUE TRESTLE An 18-wheeler driven by a Mississippi man got trapped last week under “Graffiti Bridge.” The truck measured about 13 feet 6 inches tall; the trestle clearance height [...]

Aubrey Nichols

Aubrey Nichols

‘RIVER MUSIC BATTLING ALLIGATORS IN SPACE’ BY BUBBS HARRIS Most of you may not know Aubrey Nichols by name but would surely recognize him as the rhythm-wise bassist of one of Pensacola’s [...]

Outtakes 7/14/11

Outtakes 7/14/11

HOT POTATO The Pensacola City Council president has called for a special workshop on the morning of Wednesday, July 20. The “hot topics” that she wishes to discuss outside of the Committee of the [...]

Rainmaker or Money Pit?

Rainmaker or Money Pit?

THE DEBATE OVER THE FUTURE OF THE PORT by RICK OUTZEN In recent weeks, the City of Pensacola has received two reports regarding the economic potential of the Port of Pensacola. Since 2005, the [...]

 Page 231 of 306  « First  ... « 229  230  231  232  233 » ...  Last »