Tuesday September 27th 2016
IMPACT 100 down to finalists
By Jennifer Leigh
The formula is simple.
One woman, $1,000, one vote.
"Those are the main core values," said Belle Bear, one of the founding members of IMPACT 100. "I won't let anyone change them because they work."
More Payouts at City Hall
By Rick Outzen
According to public records released last week, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward cut checks for over $95,000 to get his former city administrator to dismiss his lawsuit against the City.
The Pensacola City Council did not approve the settlement agreement. ...
Drop Dead And Bless Your Heart
By Hamishe Randall
In the South, sugar is to tea what crazy is to family—a main ingredient. And what brings out the crazy in a family faster than the holidays? A death, of course.
After Bud drops dead at the kitchen table, ...
Our new friends from BEST DAMN PhotoBooth were on hand last night at the Fish House to help celebrate Best of the Coast and they just happened to bring their talented photographers.
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A team of Gulf Coast congressmen announced Wednesday that they are introducing a bill which aims to keep a majority of the fines collected following last year’s oil spill in the region.
The bill [...]
Following a year of public input, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force has issued a preliminary report and a call for further public input.
The task force was charged with returning a [...]
IN STAFF PICKS ITS FAVORITES
By IN Staff
Everybody always asks us if Best of the Coast is rigged by the IN staff. And we always laugh.
Because if that was true, all of our favorite places [...]
Independent News readers are Pensacola’s influentials. You know the best places to shop, dine and have fun. You make or break political careers, support worthwhile charitable events and make things [...]
INNISFREE ADOPTS CHARTER SCHOOL
By Jeremy Morrison
Students sat in their red shirts. They weren’t quite sure what they were waiting for.
“I don’t think they really, really get it,” [...]
Name: Christopher Peterson
Day Job: Bartender at Emerald City and owner of Drue Christopher Promotions
Pensacola Resident Since: 2004
I have a huge passion for pizza, and [...]
5 ½ BAR
Winner: Best Bar to Drink Alone, Best Martini, Best Original Drink Menu, Best Place to Eavesdrop
Runner Up: Best Bar Menu, Best Bar Overall, Best Bar Where it Pays to be a Regular, Best [...]
by Ashley Hardaway
To say The Smart Brothers’ absence has been sorely felt is an understatement. Last time they were here they laid to ruin the willpower of anyone who had yet to become a [...]
The countdown is almost over—DeLuna Fest '11 is next weekend (Oct. 14-16).
And that means we're getting ready to deliver the most bad-ass "unofficial" festival guide you've ever seen. We've [...]
BILLY BOB’S BEACH BARBECUE
Winner: Best BBQ
Runner Up: Best Restaurant-Gulf Breeze
For the seventh consecutive year, this locally-owned restaurant has been voted Best BBQ. Billy Bob’s, with [...]