Thursday December 5th 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 ...
Escambia Bay Homebrewers Club Hosts Festival In Its 15th Year
by Bradley “Beej” Davis, Jr.
Quite possibly a beer drinker’s nirvana, The Emerald Coast Beer Festival this weekend will be [...]
Monday, Aug. 23
A petition to stop development of the multi-use stadium at the Community Maritime Park is ruled invalid by city staff. City Manager Al Coby tells petitioners that the petition would [...]
BOYCOTT LOCAL BUSINESSES Having lived downtown for the better part of my 28 years, I’ve become very familiar with the problems that have hindered our poor community from reaching its potential. [...]
BP BETRAYAL The day after the Aug. 24 primary, I stood in the middle of a throng of 250 laid-off oil response workers. It was a blistering hot day on the unforgiving asphalt parking lot at the Fort [...]
T-SHIRT NIGHT 7 p.m. Half-price drinks when wearing a Shaker shirt. Sandshaker Lounge, Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach. 932-2211 or sandshakerlounge.com.
Jamaica Comes To Pensacola For This Year’s Jamaican Festival
By Jennie McKeon
It’s time to dust off your Bob Marley records, put your hair in dreadlocks and spread peace and love at the [...]
CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT The Panhandle Charitable Open will be held Oct. 1-2 at the Marcus Pointe Golf Club. The two-man, best-ball tournament has raised thousands of dollars for local charities [...]
by Chuck Shepherd's
Updates In 2007 News of the Weird highlighted the clothes cults of impoverished Congo: “In (the country that) has lost an estimated 4 million people in the civil wars of the [...]
Bartender at the Atlas Oyster House, Get Down co-organizer, Battle of the Bay organizer
What is your chief characteristic?
My often ill-timed and eternal sense of [...]
KAREN SINDEL The rookie candidate fell just 152 votes short of beating incumbent Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino. With little money or name recognition, Sindel received more [...]