Saturday February 25th 2017
Pictures, Parades and More
A Guide To Mardi Gras 2017
By Stephanie Sharp
WARREN THOMPSON’S MARDI GRAS VIEW
Even the most seasoned Mardi Gras veterans only ever catch glimpses of their fellow parade-goers through the gaps between festooned floats and decked-out marching bands. One photographer has ...
Black History Month Poetry Events
By C.S. Satterwhite
As Black History Month comes to a close, several events throughout Pensacola celebrate the February tradition honoring African-American culture.
Speaking to the vibrancy of Pensacola's poetry scene, this year two major poetry events are scheduled at the same time ...
Don’t Call Them Emo
By Grant Hutchinson
Jimmy Eat World will be performing at Vinyl on Feb. 28, and local fans couldn't be more stoked.
"(The band's first three records) had such an impact on me," said Travis Seals, 36, of Pensacola. "I associate them with ...
Trial Lawyer 2.0 Wins Again
By Rick Outzen
Last week, the Levin Papantonio law firm announced it had helped secure a cash settlement of more than $670 million with Dupont over lawsuits related to the exposure of the toxic chemical C8 from the company's plant in ...
Development Honors Grocer Willard Warfield
By Duwayne Escobedo
Both Chad Henderson and John Ellis Jr. enjoy preserving historic buildings.
Henderson, founder and CEO of the healthcare real estate development company Catalyst CRE, owns the four-story Rhodes Building on the corner of Chase and Palafox streets that was ...
by Chuck Shepherd
Roach Motel At age 20, Kyle Kandilian of Dearborn, Mich., has created a start-up business to fund his college expenses, but it involves a roomful (in the family home) of nearly [...]
By Lilia Del Bosque Oakey Whitehouse
After being injured in the Army, Zach Dwyer picked up a nontraditional therapy to help in the healing process—devil sticks. Devil sticks, a long stick that [...]
by Jason Leger
If You Haven’t Heard: Volcano Choir
So far, 2013 has been a year of perspective for me. I’ve tried to put myself in the shoes of and view life through the lens of others. It [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Government in Action The National Security Agency is a "supercomputing powerhouse," wrote ProPublica.org in July, with "machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands [...]
Dr. Bell, who passed away recently at age 86, is recognized as one of the founders of Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. He enlisted area physicians and the Daughters of Charity [...]
THREE STRIKE RULE
It’s time we take off the blinders and see that the education emperor, Jeb Bush, is buck-naked. We’ve added more bureaucracy and educators are struggling to teach in an [...]
By Hana Frenette
Burlesque, to some extent, is all about the mystery. The intrigue. The exposure of the dancer is always drawn out, and the crowd never quite gets to see it all. The women are [...]
By Sarah McCartan
As we sat together in her living room, Poet Laureate of Northwest Florida Juliet “Julie” DeMarko warmly read aloud to me an excerpt from her poem titled, “Quarantine,” [...]
By Sarah McCartan
It’s not just that we live to hold our breath while driving through the tunnel, although that’s certainly part of it. Ultimately, it’s the diverse mix of music and the [...]
Baseball in Pensacola Reunion
by Jessica Forbes
In their second season, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos are just one of the latest chapters in Pensacola’s baseball history. At the same time Quint [...]