Wednesday November 25th 2015
The Bluffs Could Trigger Job Boom
By Rick Outzen
Last week, the FloridaWest Economic Development unveiled The Bluffs, an industrial campus to be developed in Cantonment that will create some 15,000 jobs, both direct and indirect, in its first 25 years.
“The Bluffs will be a ‘game-changer’ for ...
Council Debates Trucks and Towers
By Jeremy Morrison
The Pensacola City Council held its monthly series of meetings and workshops. After nine hours and 58 minutes, they voted down a food truck ordinance over the protestations of its unlikely co-sponsors, Councilmen Larry Johnson and Charles Bare. ...
By Shelby Smithey
Inspired by her Filipino roots, Pensacola native Christie Calaycay set out to find a way to tie together a passion for jewelry making with an appreciation of her culture.
Her handcrafted jewelry collection “Disenyo,” the Filipino word for design, ...
The Republican presidential nominee needed a boost to his floundering campaign. The first presidential debate galvanized his supporters and gave him a chance to act [...]
By Jennie McKeon
The Greek culture has much to celebrate: the philosophy, the dancing and more importantly, the food.
In its 53rd year, the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church has been inviting [...]
‘RITUALS’ 7 a.m. Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Bldg. 15, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Bldg. 15. 484-2550 or pensacolastate.edu.
‘ADULT CAT [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Men Want to Be Pretty, Too For some reason, South Korea (with about one-sixth the men that America has) is the world’s largest consumer of male cosmetics, with its leading [...]
by Brett Hutchins
“The rhythm is right and the music is flowing.” That’s how you know it’s a good day in Mickey Hart’s world. He and the Grateful Dead’s music helped turn the world on [...]
ARAGON WINE MARKET
Winner: Best Wine Shop, Best Wine Tastings
Charlotte Gordon, proprietor of Aragon Wine Market, is obviously a lover of wine, but not an expert. “I'm happy to admit [...]
County Grapples with Gaps in Fire Service
By Jeremy Morrison
Firefighters provide perhaps the purest service government has to offer. If your house is on fire they will come and try to put it [...]
It’s not easy picking favorites. In some categories, the difference between ‘winner’ and ‘runner up’ was a slim margin, so it’s only right to recognize those businesses that give healthy [...]
By Kate Peterson
No, we are not calling you a name, that is the title of the Melvins Lite album released this year. It says it all about the punk metal band. They have been ripping up the music [...]
Name: Andrea Walker
Day Job: Adjunct Instructor of Developmental Writing and Reading, Pensacola State College
Pensacola Resident Since: 1956 (except for a 15-year interlude in Atlanta from [...]
LIBRARY POLITICS Pensacola and Escambia County are in a new spitting battle. The issue of public libraries is one that has plagued the community for decades. The city of Pensacola runs the [...]
NOW SHOWING AT MOVIES 4, GULF BREEZE
“Sleepwalk with Me”
Starring: Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose
A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a [...]
Winner: Best Birthday Party
Owner Megan Starnes Helms began Confetti Couture Events in November 2011. She has a love for party planning and happy kids. “The absolute [...]
Winner: Best Independent Market, Best Deli
Runner Up: Best Gourmet/Specialty Food, Best Caterer, Best Place to Buy Produce
Apple Market, “the biggest little store in town,” [...]