Thursday February 23rd 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 Katya Ivanov
Hailing from Johannesburg, The Parlotones are the highest-grossing band from South Africa, where their albums earned multiplatinum status. They completed a 300-date world tour in [...]
Fight Fire with Firefighters Local firefighters have told officials that they are having trouble offering adequate protection.
“The system is so stressed and it is hanging by a [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Innate opera Researchers Having Fun: Scientists from the Primate Research Institute at Japan’s Kyoto University reported in an August journal article that they had given helium [...]
The Pensacola councilman is the 1st vice president of the Florida League of Cities for 2012-13. Wu took the leadership post during the recent Florida League of Cities 86th Annual [...]
By Jennie McKeon
Yes, summer is over, but there’s still fun to be had on the beach. This weekend is the 5th Annual Taste of the Beach weekend.
“Taste of the Beach came about because we [...]
Name: Ashley Wilkinson Meyer
Day Job: Director, United Ministries
Pensacola Resident Since: 2010, but I was born here and spent the first 18 years of my life in this great community
Good Eats: [...]
By Kate Peterson
That is just what Theresa Andersson hopes will happen. Andersson, a Swedish born singer songwriter, and now long-term resident of New Orleans, is happiest making everything [...]
By Kate Peterson
It seems that Raw Panda Records operates like a military style music insurgence. The lot of them is an army of talented, hardworking musicians taking over Pensacola. The next wave [...]
Battle For Our Future Mediocrity is the natural state of things in Pensacola. Don’t make waves and risk nothing and then life is decent. The status quo is maintained. Nothing bad happens and one [...]
And that somebody is Veralyn Montemayor and Drew Hardgrave. The lucky couple is the winner of this year’s Pensacola Blockparty Wedding. They competed against 10 other couples to win the bad ass [...]