Saturday February 28th 2015
CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 12 p.m. Chumuckla’s Farmers’ Opry, 8897 Byrom Campbell Road. 994-9219 or farmersopry.com.
‘IT’S 5 O’ CLOCK SOMEWHERE’ MARGARITA TASTING 2 [...]
SKIP THE SIZZLE For decades we have been told the key to prosperity is education. Public education in Florida was completely retooled to be centered on the Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test [...]
ROSIE O’GRADY’S The Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) awarded the 2011 Golden Brick Award to Rosie O’Grady’s for the significant physical improvements to 310 S. Tarragona [...]
by Jennie McKeon
Yuki Chikudate and James Hanna, founding members of Asobi Seksu, have done a lot of growing up in the decade that they’ve made music together.
Going from the name of their [...]
by Hana Frenette
Chatting with Carl Newman is quite pleasant. He’s easy going and quick to offer a story, whether it’s about beekeeping, maple syrup, Neko Case or the sounds of Woodstock, NY [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Bureaucrat’s Delight: An update of the official index for classifying medical conditions (for research and quality control, and for insurance claims) was released recently, to [...]
Kick Off and After Party Schedule
Thursday, Oct. 13
7 p.m., Kick-off Party featuring Saints of Valory and Dirty Dozen Brass Band at The Dock
DeLuna Fest VIPs receive complementary admission a [...]
by Hana Frenette
If it’s being played on a jukebox, out of some loud speakers, or at karaoke you’re going to want to plug your ears in anticipation of the inevitable squeals of excitement and [...]
by Hana Frenette
She’s recorded numerous country hits, dated Elvis and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Recently, 73-year-old first lady of rockabilly Wanda Jackson took some [...]
No one invited him to the party. And he’s none too happy about it.
“That’s another example of why I’m leaving the TDC,” said Pensacola City Councilman Larry Johnson.
The Tourist [...]
Are you on Twitter? You should be.
And you should follow InatDeLunaFest—that's the IN's new twitter page, devoted exclusively to all things DeLuna, all weekend long. We've got reporters all [...]
Larry B. Johnson’s days on the Tourist Development Council are numbered. He’s planning to walk away halfway through his term.
“I’ve just decided my energies would be better spent somewhere [...]
Our new friends from BEST DAMN PhotoBooth were on hand last night at the Fish House to help celebrate Best of the Coast and they just happened to bring their talented photographers.
Check out [...]
A team of Gulf Coast congressmen announced Wednesday that they are introducing a bill which aims to keep a majority of the fines collected following last year’s oil spill in the region.
The bill [...]
Following a year of public input, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force has issued a preliminary report and a call for further public input.
The task force was charged with returning a [...]
IN STAFF PICKS ITS FAVORITES
By IN Staff
Everybody always asks us if Best of the Coast is rigged by the IN staff. And we always laugh.
Because if that was true, all of our favorite places [...]
Independent News readers are Pensacola’s influentials. You know the best places to shop, dine and have fun. You make or break political careers, support worthwhile charitable events and make things [...]