The soft opening for downtown Pensacola's newest nightspot World of Beer was a hit. Guests sampled an unbelievable assortment of tap and bottle beer from all over the world. The look is open, but still has an intimate feel. The music was great--playing even a little Zac Brown--but not so loud [...]
It hasn't been announced yet but we are hearing that Rishy and Quint Studer have set up a benefit for Manna Food Pantries, which was hit hard by the recent flooding disaster. On Sunday evening, July 29, the premier Frankie Valli tribute band Let’s Hang On will perform at the Randall & Martha [...]
I came across this website yesterday - History in an Hour, which has vignettes on historical events. Yesterday, it covered the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and the death of Nazi Ernst Rohm during "The Night of the Long Knives." Historian Dominic Sandbroo calls the website “a high-class tour [...]
I got a tour of the new World of Beer from co-owners Scott Zepp and Matt LaFon. Ladders, boxes and workmen are working hard for tonight's invitation-only soft opening. Tomorrow those who like the bar's Facebook page can enjoy downtown's newest nightspot. World of Beer (200 S. Palafox Place) opens [...]
Pap is opening with his rant as I type this. The guest list is solid: Thomas Frank, Andy Kroll, Daniel Denvir, Larry Hanley and Dr. Jonathan Haidt. Listen here.
Make World of Beer a Facebook friend as soon as possible. You won't be sorry. All sorts of benefits may come your way.
The seasonal music series, Blast from the Bast Summer Concert Series, kicked off in June and will be held one Saturday a month through September 2012. The series will feature music from the 1980s on down to the 1950s, as well as costume contests, dance offs, and food and craft merchants. To [...]
The city of Pensacola is offering local auto buffs the opportunity to show off their rides this summer. The city press release is as follows: Free Opportunity to Showcase Fantastic Cars - New, Retro, Vintage, and Classic Blast from the Past Summer Concert Series This is a seasonal music [...]
"Magic Soccer Night" stars old men who never lost their love of soccer. They sneak out of their homes after dark and play. This is my tribute to our All-Star athlete Roger MacDonald:
Collections of the best news bloopers that hit the internet in the first part of 2012. PART 1 Part 2
Garnier, in partnership with upcycling pioneer TerraCycle, is hitting the road for the Garnier Greener Tour. The fully loaded, glass tour bus will be making stops at multiple Walmart stores in and near Pensacola, offering beauty-lovers exciting ways to help protect the environment. Shoppers [...]
WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, and The University of West Florida present an original television production – Yo Solo: Bernardo de Gálvez on the Stage of the American Revolution – premiering on WSRE Tuesday, July 2 at 8 p.m.(encore presentation on Thursday, July 5 at 8 p.m.). Chaz Mena, actor [...]