Wednesday December 11th 2013
How Not To Do Business
City vs. The Fish House
By Rick Outzen
The title of the Pensacola News Journal’s (PNJ) article on Tuesday, Nov. 26 could have easily been “Mayor Accuses Fish House of Cheating City Out of Millions.” It wasn’t, but that is how some ...
The Thermals Heat Up Florida
By Jessica Forbes
Within the contiguous United States, Florida and Oregon are essentially as far apart as two states can be. So when the Portland-based band, The Thermals, goes on tour, sometimes the sunshine state gets left out of the party ...
Get Fired Up for the Holidays
By Sarah McCartan
It’s that time again. It’s time for the holidays, and time for the eagerly anticipated “Hot Glass, Cold Brew” event at First City Art Center (formerly the Belmont Arts and Cultural Center). Although Friday, Dec. 6 marks the ...
Music at the Box
By Jessica Forbes and Sarah McCartan
Although downtown Mobile’s only all original music venue, Alabama Music Box, hosts shows year round, and between karaoke and dance parties, has something going on nearly every night in between, we’ve handpicked a few of ...
David Winkelman, 48, was arrested in Davenport, Iowa, in September on a misdemeanor warrant, still sporting “The Tattoo.” In late 2000, Winkelman, reacting to a radio “contest,” had his [...]
WHAT IF As the November 2010 Election Day approaches, Pensacola is firmly entrenched as the economic engine of the Gulf Coast. The hope and dreams that its citizens had for the past decade exceeded [...]
WSRE Hosts 22nd Annual Wine and Food Classic
By Jennie McKeon
After 21 years, you probably know that WSRE’s annual Food and Wine Classic is just around the corner. Hopefully you got your [...]
CAT COUNTRY 98.7
Winner: Best Radio Station
Top 3 Finish: Best Radio DJ-Dana Cervantes, Brent Lane
This country station has won this category for four consecutive years, thanks, in part, to its [...]
In the Independent News' quest to get to the bottom of this hard-hitting question, we enlisted you, our loyal readers, once again.
Frankly, those who took the time to fill out our tenth annual [...]
Nightclub Closes Doors While Still On Top
By Sean Boone
In 2008, Edwin Banacia and Albert Lao set out on a mission of opening a different kind of club in downtown—a big city style venue that [...]
Not everything fits easily into a Best of The Coast category. We had to come up with a few more to fulfill our political itch.
BEST INTERIM: LARRY NEWSOM
This interim county administrator faced [...]
president of Clever Ogre, Inc.
What is your chief characteristic?
What do you appreciate most about your friends?
That they can deal with focused chaos
Winner: Best Restaurant-Pace/Milton
Sporting some of the best burgers, pot pies and desserts in Santa Rosa County, Blackwater Bistro has been hailed by IN readers as the [...]
What Makes Us So Special
by IN staff
The Best of The Coast honors what makes Pensacola special and unique. Unfortunately not all aspects of uniqueness are worthy of awards. What is extraordinary [...]