Tuesday December 6th 2016
Hope for the Holidays
By Jennifer Leigh
Every holiday season, it's important to spread a little cheer—and hope—to those less fortunate. This year is no different.
Something as simple as a plate of food or a children's toy gift-wrapped in bright, shiny paper can make all ...
By Jennifer Leigh
When you tune into WWUF 88.1 on a Saturday afternoon to listen to NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me" and hear Paula Poundstone on the panel you know it's going to be a good day.
But after 37 years, ...
Resisting the Savior Mentality
By C. S. Satterwhite
Author Jordan Flaherty came to activism when he was a teenager.
"My first protest was when I was 16," said Flaherty. "It was in support of friends who were expelled from school for organizing against sexual assault."
Years later, ...
Mr. Gaetz Goes to Washington
By Rick Outzen
A little less than a month ago, State Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, beating Democrat Steven Specht 69%-31%. He is only the fifth person, and third Republican, to represent ...
Field of Dreams
For decades, businesses and visitors had to deal with the odiferous Main Street sewage treatment plant that sat like a fat toad on the west side of downtown blocking any real [...]
By Sarah McCartan
If there is one thing that the live music capital of the world does not run short of it’s music—and good music at that. Austin-based band The Eastern Sea is the brainchild of [...]
Tending the Landscape, Less Fortunate
By Jeremy Morrison
Standing near a pick-up truck full of lawn equipment, a group of men admired a Saturday morning’s worth of yard work. Piles of brush are [...]
by Brett Hutchins
When Vinyl Music Hall opened a couple years ago, one of its major emphases was to bring as much of the cultural mecca of New Orleans to the Panhandle as possible. It’s doing [...]
The Green Blueprint
After an initial meeting, Escambia County and local environmentalists are a step closer to selecting who will represent environmental interests on the county’s RESTORE Act [...]
By Jennie McKeon
George Stewart and his wife, Julie Breckinridge haven’t even finished packing up their home in Alberta, Ala. for their move to Pensacola and yet a portion of their art [...]
‘A ROADTRIP THROUGH FLORIDA ARCHAEOLOGY’ 10 a.m. DARC, 207 E. Main St. 595-0050, ext. 107 or flpublicarchaeology.org/darc.php.
‘ANNUAL YOUTH ART FOCUS’ 10 a.m. through Mar [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Fragrance of War Updating “The Smell of Napalm in the Morning”: A cosmetics company in Gaza recently began selling a fragrance dedicated to victory over Israel and named [...]
By Lewis Stockham
Our public library is an important part of our community. Renovations began on the Downtown Branch of the West Florida Public Library located at the corner of West Gregory and [...]
The Dropkick Murphys released yesterday their new album "Signed and Sealed in Blood". You can download the album on iTunes - here.
The band produced a Christmas video, "The Season's Upon Us," that [...]