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Winners & Losers 10/17/13

Winners & Losers 10/17/13

Winners Live Well Northwest Florida Community leaders in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties have joined forces to promote solutions to long-standing health problems plaguing this community. The [...]

Outtakes—A Long Time Coming

Outtakes—A Long Time Coming

By Rick Outzen The American Planning Association has designated Palafox Street—from Wright Street to Pensacola Bay—as one of its 10 Great Streets for 2013. APA’s Great Places in America [...]

Winners & Losers 10/10/13

Winners & Losers 10/10/13

The Winners & Losers division of the non-Gannett south Palafox branch of the Independent News media and entertainment empire is upset that their categories weren’t put on the Best of the Coast [...]

Outtakes—Next Steps Are Difficult Ones

Outtakes—Next Steps Are Difficult Ones

By Rick Outzen Nine years ago, we published our vision for downtown Pensacola in what we called our “ballsy plan.” It included a downtown baseball park, an entertainment district, new public [...]

Winners & Losers 10/3/13

Winners & Losers 10/3/13

Winners Erin Kelley Sammis The executive director for Pensacola Opera has been named a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) by CFRE International. Sammis, an IN 2010 Rising Star, joined [...]

Outtakes—Stamp Out White Crime

Outtakes—Stamp Out White Crime

It’s an unpleasant subject. Escambia County has a problem with white crime. From 2008 through 2012, the sheriff’s office reports that of the 41,054 offense reports where the race of both the [...]

Outtakes—Being Local Matters

Outtakes—Being Local Matters

Are local businesses at a disadvantage when bidding for city of Pensacola contracts? The latest controversy of whether the Pensacola International Airport should give its food services to national [...]

Winners & Losers 9/26/13

Winners & Losers 9/26/13

Winner Collier Merrill Developer and restaurant owner Collier Merrill made his last meeting as the chairman of the Community Maritime Park Associates a memorable one. Flanked by most of her [...]

Winners & Losers 9/19/13

Winners & Losers 9/19/13

Winner Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival One of Pensacola’s long-standing events has been named to the 2014 American Bus Association’s (ABA) Top 100 Events, an annual compilation of the best [...]

Outtakes: More Than Heads In Beds

Outtakes: More Than Heads In Beds

Escambia County is once again debating what to do with its tourism development tax revenue. The Board of County Commissioners, at the request of the hotel owners, have agreed to move governance of [...]

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