Wednesday February 22nd 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 ...
Climactic Week in Pensacola Political Dramas
By Jeremy Morrison
The week began quietly. Mayor Ashton Hayward and Pensacola City Councilwoman Sherri Myers shared some casual Monday morning [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
French Full-Body Health Care As the U.S. government’s role in health care is debated, the French government’s role was highlighted in February with a report on Slate.com [...]
5 ½ BAR
Winner: Best Original Drink Menu, Best Bar To Drink Alone, Best Martini, Best Bar Ambiance
Runner Up: Best Place To Eavesdrop, Best Margarita, Best Dark Corner For PDA, Best Selection Of [...]
Maybe you’re still wondering what to do in November’s election, but when it comes to voting for your favorite restaurant, bar or retail shop (and many more), you didn’t hesitate.
Best of the [...]
Don’t want to get messy carving a pumpkin?
At Strong Street Studio’s 6th Annual Pumpkin Party you can pick up one (or more) of the decorative and unique glass pumpkins created by Scott [...]
FROM TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH On Oct. 1, 1962 James Meredith enrolled as the first African American student at the segregated University of Mississippi. The Air Force veteran has said that he was inspired [...]
Winner: Best Local Politician
Runner Up: Best Community Leader
Pensacola’s first strong mayor has changed the culture of city government from passive and reactive to proactive. [...]
By Jennie McKeon
Sure, there’s intense pressure before opening night of the symphony season, but music director Peter Rubardt likes it that way.
“There’s always pressure,” he said. [...]
By Shelby Smithey
The South has often been perceived as being closed-minded and intolerant. Pensacola will have a chance to change that perception when it hosts its first-ever LGBT Film Festival [...]
CAT COUNTRY 98.7
Winner: Best Radio Station
Runner Up: Best Morning Show-Cat Pak Morning Show, Best Talk/News Host-NewsRadio 1620, Wendi Summers, Branden Rathert
This country station has won this [...]