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 ...
Community volunteer raising funds for local charities
Marianne Estess wasn’t satisfied with just being a “room mom” and volunteering at schools her three children attended. [...]
Founder & CEO, IHMC
Pensacola is already known for its beaches and historic culture, but thanks to Dr. Ken Ford, science is a part of the city’s culture, too.
Ford is the [...]
A.A. Dixon’s Next Move
By Jeremy Morrison
The offer was bittersweet. While potentially sparing A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence from closure, the proposed amendment to the [...]
Founder, The MESS Hall
Megan Pratt has always been industrious. After earning advanced degrees from MIT and Harvard, she signed up to be a science writer and educational outreach [...]
Behind the scenes negotiator of Navy Federal/4-H land deal
Without Blaise Adams, the 4-H/Navy Federal Credit Union Deal may not have been done. The regional president of PNC Bank [...]
Name: Joseph Vincenza
Day Job: Station Manager/Program Director WUWF Public Media
Pensacola Resident Since: June 2000
Good Eats: Anyone who knows me knows that I enjoy things combined in ways [...]
Developer, owner of Bodacious Olive
When Tristan de Luna came to Pensacola in the 16th century, he lugged along several olive trees. Those poor seafaring shrubs were the first to be [...]
Mike and Bill Wein
Leaders, IMS Expert Services
Father and son team, Mike and Bill Wein could work in any city of their choosing. Yet they chose Pensacola to be the hub of IMS Expert Services, a [...]
‘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 [...]
Founder, Art, Culture and Entertainment, Inc. (ACE)
David Bear comes from a long line of art supporters. It was only a matter of time before he would find a way to support the cause he [...]