Sunday February 26th 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 ...
Few Black Principal Candidates
The Escambia County Public School District has a very diverse student enrollment. Minorities comprise over half of the student body. However 78 percent of the [...]
FEATURING ARTIST DONNA O’NEAL 7 a.m. through Jun 19. Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Bldg 15, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Bldg 15. 484-2550 or [...]
Lil’ Kim Redo
She might have beef with Nicki Minaj, but we got nothing but love for Lil’ Kim. Originally scheduled in May, we are beyond excited that the hip-hop queen diva is finally making [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Even Mass Murderers Need Friends Norway is home to perhaps the most inmate-friendly prison in the world (as mentioned previously in “News of the Weird”), but the correctional [...]
By Jeremy Morrison
The encampment at Pensacola City Hall has lost some of its luster since last fall. Occupy Pensacola’s patchwork of tents and political philosophies have given way to what [...]
Volleyball Camp Dates for Summer 2012
Pensaola State College Hartsell Arena
Session I: July 16-19th - 9am to 12pm
Girls entering the 5th-8th grade
Session II: July 16-19th – 1pm – [...]
By Kate Peterson
In the past, if you said you were a surfer from Florida in a crowd of surfers from California or Hawaii, you would be laughed out of the conversation. No one used to think Florida [...]
By Jennie McKeon
After the weekend-long party on the beach, the Gay Grassroots of Northwest Florida (GGNWFL) offers a week of events with a deeper meaning.
“While Memorial Day is a great time [...]
By Sarah McCartan
Charisma aside, The Gills is far from the band Pensacola was introduced to several years ago. Since then, the group has moved towns, changed face and done a great deal of growing [...]
By Farron Cousins
On the campaign trail in 2008, now Vice President Joe Biden took a lot of heat when he told a crowd “paying taxes is patriotic.” Conservatives used this sound bite over and [...]