Wednesday August 24th 2016
Rant Issue 2016
The Social Media Edition
It's still hot has hell out and we're less than 90 days away from the craziest presidential election ever. Understandably, all of these extreme highs and lows have most of us on edge and pissed off ...
By Rick Outzen
As the Aug. 30 primaries approach, the mudslinging ramped up last week.
GOP Congressional Race
The field is crowded: Rebekah Bydlak, Cris Dosev, State Sen. Greg Evers, Gary Fairchild, Brian Frazier, State Rep. Matt Gaetz, Mark Wichern and James Zumwalt. ...
On the Rise
By Shelby Smithey
Birmingham-based musician Michael Shackelford and his band Future Elevators are on the up and up. Growing up in a musical family, writing songs in his bedroom as a teenager and eventually playing in multiple local bands have all ...
A POP of Culture
By Jennifer Leigh
Whether it's scrolling Instagram or wandering through an art exhibit, there's one thing the Wide Angle Photo Club (WAPC) knows for sure: people love looking at pictures.
Every year when the local club of photography enthusiasts host the popular ...
Sounds like: A perfect mix of dance-rock and rock-dance—meaning just enough guitars so you always know they're there & just enough electronica to keep you dancing.
For Fans Of: Daft Punk, [...]
I Need a Cooler Dog
by Edwin Banacia
Born in Brooklyn and raised in Manhattan, my dog Dylan is your typical New Yorker. He finds it weird when strangers acknowledge him. Smiles and casual [...]
BLUE WAHOOS OWNER TALKS ABOUT PLEDGE
BY RICK OUTZEN
Quint and Rishy Studer have been under fire over their pledge, or pledges if you believe the Community Maritime Park Associates attorney and [...]
Do you know which band in the DeLuna Fest line up features electronica superstar Moby?
If you said The Little Death then you should probably come to DeLuna Fest Trivia Night at Play next [...]
IN GETS NEW LOOK Change is a good thing, especially at the Independent News. Our art director Samantha Crooke, with the help of our production manager Joani Delezen and sales director Jennifer [...]
Day Job: Principal, Greenberg Palmer Boutique Public Relations and DeLuna Fest 2011 VIP concierge; Professional Planker
Pensacola Resident Since: 2000
Dharma Blue: Working downtown [...]
CULTURE CLUB AT PMA 5 p.m. Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 S. Jefferson St. 432-6247 or pensacolamuseumofart.org.
WINE TASTING AT AWM 5 p.m. Every Thursday. Aragon Wine Market, 27 S. [...]
CMPA DEAL HITS ANOTHER UNEXPECTED TURN
BY JEREMY MORRISON AND RICK OUTZEN
Once upon a time, there was a city devastated by a massive hurricane. The town leaders wanted to build a public works [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
A More Reputable Career: Thomas Heathfield was a well-paid banking consultant with a promising career in Maidenhead, England, but gave it up this year to move to South Africa and [...]
By Kate Peterson
George Clinton, known as Mr. Funkenstein, and well known as the architect of funk, is coming to Vinyl Music Hall. He is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee who has long-reaching [...]
WENDELL HALL The Santa Rosa County Sheriff expects to generate almost $1.9 million for the county by housing inmates at the county jail for other agencies. His biggest customer is the U.S. [...]