Saturday February 25th 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 Chuck Shepherd
GOVERNMENT IN ACTION! Apparently, not only will there be fewer overall resources for disabled people in Greece (due to government austerity), but the resources will be spread over [...]
Baptist Health Care Now Offers Impella
Baptist Health Care and Cardiology Consultants, regional leaders in quality cardiovascular care, are the first in the area to offer Impella—the world’s [...]
By Jennie McKeon
Once you’ve decided to give up, you should also give back. Lent is not only a time for prayer and fasting, but alms giving.
“Lent represents becoming stronger in [...]
“Everyone knows how un-secure our registration and voting system is.”—Ross
“VA issues, yes, but birth control?”—Carol
“Perhaps the state will subsidize the purchase of flashy [...]
WHY NOT PENSACOLA? Pensacola is once again on the cusp of being this country’s next great city. Mayor Ashton Hayward has brought vitality to the city. The maritime park is rushing to completion of [...]
JAUNE QUICK-TO-SEE SMITH EXHIBITION 8 a.m. through Mar 9. Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd, Bldg 15. 484-1851 or [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Sri Lanka has, as an “unwritten symbol of pride and culture,” the world’s highest per-capita rate for eye-donation, according to a January Associated Press dispatch from [...]
Daryl Davis’ Foray into the KKK
By Jeremy Morrison
Once the meetings had been arranged, there was only one thing left to do. Show up.
“And I’d show up and knock on their door and, of [...]
D.C. REALITY, G.C. CALAMITY It was supposed to be a home run. Forecasts had the RESTORE Act sailing through the house and senate unopposed. As of late last month U.S. Congressman Jeff Miller [...]
DARLENE F. DICKEY Gov. Rick Scott appointed the general counsel for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge John F. Simon to the [...]