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Buzz: Pelicans like Bay Center

August 31, 2017

The New Orleans Pelicans have made another round of visits with Escambia County Commissioners individually. We’ve been told that the NBA team is very interested in having its G-League team play at the Pensacola Bay Center.…


Blue Wahoos win 400th game

August 29, 2017

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos won its 400th game last night in Blue Wahoo Stadium on Fetterman Field, beating the Mississippi Braves 3-2. Four thousand fans, including more than 220 construction workers employed on the Studers various…

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Deeper into population estimates

August 28, 2017

This decade the City of Pensacola has seen its declining population trend reverse. The turnaround began in Hayward’s first year in 2011. For 2006-2010, the city’s population dropped 4 percent or 2,283 people. For 2010-2017, the…


Patel to reveal sports arena plans next month

August 28, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Pensacola hotelier and developer Jay Patel is seeking private and public investors to build a new sports complex. He told Inweekly that he will lay out his plan for the Escambia Board…


Studer: Access to Capital [podcast]

August 24, 2017

Quint Studer’s upcoming column in the Pensacola News Journal discusses access to capital. Successful cities must analyze which companies have revenue generated outside of the local area to be invested in our town, and which companies…


See plan for Shreveport Pelicans

August 23, 2017

The City of Shreveport has placed its proposal for the New Orleans Pelicans’ G-League team online and it is substantially more impressive than Mayor Hayward’s presentation.           Here are the features of…


Shreveport mayor ups ante for Pelicans basketball team

August 22, 2017

Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler announced yesterday she would push for a new $100 million “mixed-use” complex in her downtown. The development would include a 3,200-seat sports arena for the New Orleans Pelicans’ G League team. Here…


Rosie O’Grady’s turns 50!

August 21, 2017

The paragon of nightlife in the region, Seville Quarter celebrated the 50th anniversary of Rosie O’Grady’s Good Time Emporium with 10 days of celebrating. Bob Snow opened Rosie O’Grady’s in Aug. 16, 1967 and ran it…