Friday February 24th 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 ...
Bill of Health With Americans on the edge of their seats, the U.S. Supreme Court finally broke the suspense in late June and upheld—kind of, sort of—President Barack Obama’s health care reform [...]
Film Fans Rejoice
The little cinema that could—Gulf Breeze Cinema 4—finally has Wes Anderson's “Moonrise Kingdom.” movies4gulfbreeze.com
Calling All "Ruff Ryders"
First Lil Kim, now [...]
Functional Puffery For one more year, Escambia County, City of Pensacola, Emerald Coast Utility Authority and Escambia County School District dodged any meaningful discussion of functional [...]
Interviews by Jennie McKeon and T.S. Strickland
Photos by Samantha Crooke
As the Pensacola Greater area continues to reach its potential, leaders have stepped forward to help. The list [...]
VADM Gerry Hoewing
President, National Flight Academy
Vice Admiral Gerry Hoewing is finally realizing the dreams of retired Navy Rear Admiral Skip Furlong and retired Captain Robert Rasmussen by [...]
President, Sacred Heart Children's and Women's Hospital
Dana Bledsoe’s entire career has been dedicated to children’s healthcare. She’s worked with several of the top 10 [...]
Matthew Altier has only lived in Pensacola for 11 months and is already a game changer.
Altier is the vice president for Administrative Services for the University of West Florida, as well as the [...]
Co-owner, Hopjacks, The Tin Cow & Hopjacks Filling Station
Joe Abston likens his entrepreneur skills to those of an artist.
“For some artists, there are things in their body [...]
Dr. Ed Meadows
President, Pensacola State College
Ed Meadows thinks Pensacolians sell themselves short. He became the president of Pensacola State College in 2008, after leaving the same post at [...]
Rev. LuTimothy May
Pastor, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Rev. LuTimothy May is the pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, a congregation of about 700 nestled among low-income [...]