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City Environmental Advisory Board discusses fish hatchery on Wednesday

City Environmental Advisory Board discusses fish hatchery on Wednesday

The City of Pensacola Environmental Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 beginning at 2 p.m. in the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Conference Room, 1st floor, City Hall, 222 West Main Street. The agenda for this meeting is posted on the City's website:  [...]

OHM Concessions Group must have contract. They are hiring next week

OHM Concessions Group must have contract. They are hiring next week

OHM Concessions Group - the group that includes Chick-fil-A, Einstein Bros. Bagels, etc -must feel confident that it will get the airport food concessions contract. Mayor Ashton Hayward must have decided to wait to see if the Pensacola City Council will override his veto. Here is the press [...]

House of Sticks: Opening More Doors

House of Sticks: Opening More Doors

Remember those 74 books I mentioned to you a couple of columns back? One of them actually has the "D" word in its subtitle. The author is Satyajit Das. The full title is "Traders, Guns, and Money: Knowns And Unknowns In The Dazzling World Of Derivatives". Now I want you to go into Google [...]

Medical Tourism bill could be a boost for Andrew’s Clinic

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida The state will spend $5 million next year to entice people to bring their aches and pains to Florida, under a measure that completed its first Senate committee exam on Monday. The Commerce and Tourism Committee unanimously backed the "medical [...]

Saenger Theatre Ranks No. 2 Nationwide

Saenger Theatre Ranks No. 2 Nationwide

The SMG-Managed Saenger Theatre was listed as a No. 2 Top Spot Nationwide by Venues Today, an international trade magazine. The ranking was based on concert and event grosses for venues with a 2,000 or fewer capacity for the period of January 16, 2013 through February 15, 2013. Included in the [...]

World’s Largest Food Truck Festival Ever, Part II – Tampa March 29-30

World’s Largest Food Truck Festival Ever, Part II – Tampa March 29-30

Some cities have ways to have fun with food trucks, not bash them. Tampa's mayor is participating. The second World’s Largest Food Truck Festival, a weekend of gourmet food, live music, petting zoo, and rides and games for the entire family, will take place at the Florida State Fairgrounds on [...]

Win tickets to Hangout Festival (updated link)

Win tickets to Hangout Festival (updated link)

The Independent News is giving away two tickets to Hangout Festival, May 16-18. Each email address entered will only be counted once, and winners must provide their own hotel and travel arrangements to Gulf Shores, AL. Contest begins today and ends April 1. Enter here.

House of Sticks: Resuming the Chase

House of Sticks: Resuming the Chase

My allegiance to this column is based on my ability to lead you to credible references. Giving you resources that can verify my statements in detail, and name names, from the events I have been relaying in broad generalities, is a most important goal. This subject matter, after all, is so [...]

Local young entrepreneurs compete in The Shark Tank

Local young entrepreneurs compete in The Shark Tank

Next Wednesday, 15 local students will have the chance to pitch their business plans to some of the most prominent members of the region's business community during Greater Pensacola's inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) investor panel showdown. Designed to give participating YEA! [...]

Dollarhide’s Music to Offer Sneak Peek of New ‘Elton John-Million Dollar Piano’ Movie

Press Release: If you missed Elton John's spectacular Million Dollar Piano revue at the Colosseum in Las Vegas, now's your chance to see it in Pensacola. Elton John-The Million Dollar Piano—the movie—is debuting and will play for two days only—March 18 and March 26. Click here to view the [...]

House of Sticks: LaRouche was on target

House of Sticks: LaRouche was on target

Go into Yahoo and type in "Understanding the Financial Crisis". A list of seventy four books will appear. Some of those works are written by authors known to you and I because of their media experience. Gretchen Morgenson wrote "Reckless Endangerment". Nouriel Roubini wrote "Crisis Economics". [...]

ST Aerospace job fair set for March 20

ST Aerospace job fair set for March 20

Last night the Escambia County Commission approved, 4-1, the interlocal agreement between the county and the City of Pensacola that gave the city $8 million to entice ST Aerospace to the Pensacola International Airport.  The Singapore-based company that repairs jet engines has promised to create [...]

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