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 Sarah McCartan
Netherfriends, aka Chicago native Shawn Rosenblatt, is a one-man band on the run—the tour run that is. What was once a multi-member band has morphed into a multi-component [...]
By Sarah McCartan
Just when fans were beginning to wonder if and when The Helio Sequence would break through the indefinite period of silence following the 2008 release of their loudly applauded [...]
By Jennie McKeon
In October, there was the murderous barber, Sweeney Todd, taking revenge on innocent townsmen looking for a shave.
Now, as a reprieve, the Pensacola Opera brings you “The [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Jails Need Locks Too? “Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally [...]
‘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 [...]
THE GOOD FIGHT In 1957, the same year that Ernie Lee Magaha was first sworn in as clerk, Dr. Nathaniel Smith was installed as the pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Five days after Magaha [...]
Happiness is Warm Gun A day before U.S. President Barack Obama is sworn into his second term and commences with inauguration day festivities, there will be a celebration of a strikingly different [...]
Small businesses weigh-in on health insurance
By Jennie McKeon
Some may have been waiting to see the outcome of the 2012 Presidential Election before they started to worry about healthcare [...]
Press Release: Cindi Bonner, owner of Fitness Onboard, a Pensacola based business utilizing stand-up paddleboards (SUP) as exercise platforms, introduced a revolutionary, patented SUP designed to [...]
To Rome With Love
Woody Allen comedy. From its press notes: "The film brings us into contact with a well-known American architect reliving his youth; an average middle-class Roman who suddenly finds [...]