Public Policy Polling’s has released its holiday season poll: - 44% of respondents said Santa was a Democrat while 28% say he is a Republican. - More voters than not (47/40) say there is a “War on Christmas”. - Only 32% or respondents could correctly identify the number of days in [...]
The dedication of the Vince J. Whibbs Sr. Community Maritime Park is this Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Hosted by the Community Maritime Park Associates Inc. and the City of Pensacola, free, family-friendly event has plenty to offer from fun activities like a Velcro wall, bungee run, [...]
Press Release: Despite international spellings and a wide variety of tastes and styles, beer-lovers from across Northwest Florida are in for a treat on November 17th at the Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. From 1 p.m .- 5 p.m., over 150 craft beers will be available for adults 21 and older to sample [...]
By Shelby Smithey... The Liberty Foundation is bringing a restored Word War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, made famous from the 1990 movie “Memphis Belle,” to Pensacola this week to give enthusiasts a chance to experience a flight on the historic aircraft. The Georgia-based nonprofit [...]
Head to the fairgrounds this weekend for the Pensacola Pirate Festival. This two-day festival will feature live cannon fire, fierce battles, black-hearted wenches, mermaids, pirate dancers, pirate music, pirate games, fire shows, pirate crews from across the Gulf Coast, food, shopping, carnival [...]
By Shelby Smithey... Pensacola may have waited over 20 years for Cirque Do Soleil, but it was well worth the wait. Its longest-running production, “Saltimbanco,” in its final tour achieved the perfect mixture of acrobatics, comedy and theatrical grandiosity at its show last night at the [...]
Due to popular demand, new seats have been added for both performances to the Pensacola tour stop of Saltimbanco at the Pensacola Bay Center, boosting the arena capacity to almost 4,000 seats per show. Saltimbanco will perform two shows only, November 7 and 8 at 7:30pm. Tickets are available [...]
By Shelby Smithey... Jocelyn Evans, chair of the University of West Florida Department of Government, will discuss how technological advances and terrorist attacks have affected political culture in her lecture on Nov. 8 at the Artel Gallery. Evans will be the second guest speaker as part of [...]
ESPN aired "Ghosts of Ole Miss" last night, as part of its "30 for 30" sports-based documentary series. it explores James Meredith's enrollment at Ole Miss and the school's undefeated football team that finished ranked no. 3 that same year. Read more - the photo will look familiar (IN cover).
Press Release: The Y will host its annual Halloween at the YMCA, which provides hundreds of special needs kids with a unique trick or treating experience, on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Crowne Plaza/Grand Hotel. About 275 children with developmental disabilities will visit the Grand between 10 [...]
New York Nick's has an new fans--Mickey Hart and his band. Hart, a drummer of the rock band the Grateful Dead, played at Vinyl Music Hall on Sunday night. His manager ordered a couple meatball subs before the show. Within 20 minutes, the band and rest of the crew also wanted the sandwiches. [...]
AP is reporting that Northwest Florida State College, which is in Niceville, has been hit by computer hackers that gained access nearly 300,000 names, Social Security and bank routing numbers of students, teachers, staff and retirees.Read AP.