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 Jennie McKeon
It has been over 100 years since the RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean, but that hasn’t stopped people—history buffs to curious romantics—from devouring all pop [...]
A Closer Look at Men’s Health
By Jennie McKeon
June is National Safety Month, National Candy Month and National Dairy Month—the list is long. But more importantly, June is National Men’s [...]
Deluges Through the Years
by Jessica Forbes
Should Pensacolians forget we live in the subtropics, the city periodically receives massive amounts of rain not associated with hurricanes to remind [...]
By Jeremy Morrison
On his way to a performance in Atlanta, singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen took a few minutes to discuss his career, new album and watching his car burn up at Willie Nelson’s [...]
‘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 [...]
MYERS VS. MAYOR
Pensacola City Councilwoman Sherri Myers is suing Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward. The suit is over a May 15 memorandum in which Hayward informed council members that they are not [...]
Name: Robert Goodspeed
Day Job: Islander’s Surf & Sport
Pensacola Resident Since: 1990
Good Eats: Five Sisters Blues Cafe is hands down my favorite local restaurant. I love everything [...]
The Society of Professional Journalists’ South Florida Chapter recently honored the Independent News and its publisher Rick Outzen for their investigative reporting of the Escambia County Public [...]
6.28 West Florida Hospital Mobile Mammography Unit
West Florida Hospital will offer comprehensive mammography services for women 35 and over. WFH’s Mobile Mammography Unit will be at Dr. Gordon [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
More Tennessee Super-Breeders Update: Last week’s News of the Weird gave serial impregnator Desmond Hatchett, of Knoxville, Tenn., too much credit. It is true that he has [...]