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 ...
The Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts at Pensacola State College will open its 2012-2013 season with “Rituals”, the newest work by Pensacola photographer Mark Alan Francis on Monday, [...]
East Hill Honey Co. has met its Kickstarter goal early this week. A total of 329 backers – about half of which are local supporters – donated $22, 701, $201 over their goal.
“A lot of out [...]
"Date Night" at the Blue Morning Gallery on Friday, August 24, features art as "the Greatest Show on Earth" with a circus-themed party for the public from 5 to 8pm. The presence of the Popcorn [...]
The IN is putting together a very special issue dedicated to pets and we'd love to include some of yours.
If you think your dog or cat or fish (or whatever else you may own and call [...]
Make Your Vote Count on Aug. 14th
By Rick Outzen
The Independent News has never shied away from controversy. Our role is to analyze the facts, connect the dots and report what we’ve learned. We [...]
‘A ROADTRIP THROUGH FLORIDA ARCHAEOLOGY’ 10 a.m. DARC, 207 E. Main St. 595-0050, ext. 107 or flpublicarchaeology.org/darc.php.
‘SURFING FLORIDA: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY’ 10 [...]
By Jennie McKeon
The Pensacola Shakespeare Company—or PenShakes—is at an exciting crossroads as Sam Osheroff said.
“We have big plans,” said Osheroff, who is taking over as the new [...]
What’s Your Malfunction, City Hall?
By Jeremy Morrison
There’s a rift at Pensacola City Hall. It’s a contentious chasm that has suffered from both nurture and neglect.
“Clearly, there [...]
Blaming Isn’t a Solution
By Rick Outzen
After the funeral of Matthew Cox, who was shot outside his mother’s Montclair home, I met with Lumon May, who had coached the teen in the Southern [...]
IN’s annual Best of the Coast voting is coming to close really soon, so if you want to have your voice heard on important stuff—like Best Bar and Best Restaurant—you better get on [...]