Tuesday November 24th 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, ...
CMPA DEAL HITS ANOTHER UNEXPECTED TURN
BY JEREMY MORRISON AND RICK OUTZEN
Once upon a time, there was a city devastated by a massive hurricane. The town leaders wanted to build a public works [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
A More Reputable Career: Thomas Heathfield was a well-paid banking consultant with a promising career in Maidenhead, England, but gave it up this year to move to South Africa and [...]
By Kate Peterson
George Clinton, known as Mr. Funkenstein, and well known as the architect of funk, is coming to Vinyl Music Hall. He is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee who has long-reaching [...]
WENDELL HALL The Santa Rosa County Sheriff expects to generate almost $1.9 million for the county by housing inmates at the county jail for other agencies. His biggest customer is the U.S. [...]
Ted Leo at The Handlebar
That's right, we said Ted freaking Leo. At the freaking Handlebar. The show isn't until Nov. 3, but tickets are on sale now. And if you've ever been to Handlebar before, [...]
HAYWARD BRINGS IN A MARINE Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has hired Bill Reynolds, 45, as the city’s first Chief Administrative Officer.
Reynolds is an Illinois native who is an attorney with a [...]
Ladytron - White Elephant
When we spotted Ladytron's White Elephant on rcrdlbl.com today, we knew it had to be the Song of the Day.
New Pornographers - Your Hands
After way too much time away, it appears The Shins are officially back!
That's right—The Shins aren't just playing DeLuna Fest in October, they are also recording new album (which is due out [...]
We could never pick just one Weezer song to feature as the Song of the Day anyway, so we were super excited to find this article on Stereogum documenting Weezer’s 30 Best Cover Songs.
If you've [...]
Impact 100 Changes Face Of Pensacola Area
by Stephanie Sharp
Since its inception at a Super Bowl party, IMPACT 100 has changed the quality of life of the greater Pensacola area with substantial [...]
ECONOMIC WAR Gov. Rick Scott visited Pensacola on Monday, July 25 and spoke at The Fish House to the board of the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, area elected officials and other supporters [...]
GROVER ROBINSON The Escambia County commissioner who chaired the commission during the BP oil spill crisis testified on July 20 before the U.S. Senate about lessons learned from that [...]
Local Couples Compete for Block Party Wedding Giveaway
2011 Best of the Coast Ballots are out, but your favorite restaurants, bars, retail shops and salons aren’t the only thing you get to [...]