The 151st Army Band will perform a free concert next Monday, June 18 at Pensacola’s Vince J. Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park. The performance will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the park’s Hunter Amphitheater. The Hunter Amphitheater overlooks beautiful Pensacola Bay and can accommodate nearly [...]
The Pensacola Ice Flyers will be hosting a free agent camp, in coordination with the Mississippi Surge, at the Pensacola Civic Center beginning on Thursday, October 11 and finishing on Saturday, October 13. 40 free agents attended the camp last season and up to five players were selected by each [...]
Charles Wood, who now lives in Chattanooga, Tenn. sent me the photo below. "This is Chattanooga's Taco Sherpa truck which is a Korean BBQ taco truck, we have a couple of others in Chattanooga and about four locations in downtown that they rotate between on a set schedule (they're by my office on [...]
The grand opening ceremonies at the Maritime Park have been cancelled due to the rain. There is still a possibility Charlie Daniels may play tonight. That decision will be made this afternoon.
Are the kids looking for stuff to do this summer? Escambia County is inviting them to the landfill. The Escambia County Department of Solid Waste is hosting the ‘Dump Your Kids at the Perdido Landfill for a Day’ camp this summer. According to a county press release, participants will enjoy [...]
Do you want in on the Hungry Games with us? Then try one of the places in our Eat Guide Directory Check in our Foursquare while you’re there and tag the Independent News. We’ll pick a winner at random and give them a prize. Contest ends July 31, 2012.
Have you ever posted a photo of a dish you made on your Facebook page? Or Tweeted a photo of what you’re about to eat at a restaurant, before even trying it? Of course you have. That’s what social media is for, right? We’d like to encourage you to explore and expand your food-tography [...]
By James Hagan... As the Pensacola Blue Wahoo season kicks into its summer swing, June 9 brings the much-anticipated opening of the Community Maritime Park. The 28-acre park, adjacent to the Wahoo stadium, will function as a multi-purpose amphitheater that will host events throughout the year. [...]
Press Release: Blue Wahoos closer Donnie Joseph has been named Cincinnati Reds Minor League Pitcher of the Month for May. Joseph, 24, led the organization and tied for third in all of minor league baseball with 8 saves in May. The left-handed reliever compiled a 2-1 record and a 1.06 ERA [...]
The Pensacola Ice Flyers have a new head coach. Beginning June 15, Gary Graham will assume the head coach position of the local Southern Professional Hockey League team. "Gary brings extensive hockey knowledge, championship experience and excellent recruiting avenues to our organization," owner [...]
The Randall K. and Martha A. Hunter Amphitheater is finished. The setting is fantastic. The grand opening is this weekend with Charlie Daniels performing. All the entertainment is being paid with private donations.