Buzz: Gunshots fired downtown?

May 25, 2012

We are getting reports that residents downtown heard gunshots around 4 a.m. None of them appeared to have been fired at my office.…


Buzz: Times Picayune to publish only three days a week

May 24, 2012

The award-winning New Orleans daily newspaper, Times Picayune, is announcing massive lay-offs today. We are hearing that it will only print three days a week — Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. They will instead focus more on…

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Buzz: Big bust going down this morning

May 8, 2012

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with a other law enforcement agencies, is rounding up copper thieves this morning. After a month-long investigation, deputies and Pensacola Police officers have 27 warrants for thieves that have…

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Buzz: Vendetta politics continues on City Council

April 24, 2012

Councilman Larry Johnson doesn’t like Bobby Switzer, who owns the Theisen Building. At yesterday’s council committee meeting, the councilman was willing to risk the loss of 100-200 Pen Air Federal Credit Union jobs moving downtown because…


Buzz: Crap Trap changing

March 2, 2012

We are hearing that The Crab Trap on Main Street is closing on March 15 and re-opening as a little more upscale place named Nick’s Boat House on April 1 or so in time for the…


Buzz: Airbus plant coming to Mobile?

February 16, 2012

Mobile and EADS didn’t get the Air Force Air Tanker contract, but, according to The Seattle Times, the Alabama port city could be getting an Airbus plant. The heavy favorite for an A320 final assembly line…


Buzz: Buddy’s owner pays liens

February 14, 2012

We’re hearing that the owners of Tom Ann Buddy’s, the site of frequent public disturbances and violence over the years, paid their nearly $40K lien. Neighbors had hoped the liens would have lead to the closing…

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Tom, Ann, Buddy’s Foreclosure?

February 5, 2012

Pensacola City Council on Monday, will take up the issue of filing a lawsuit against the owners of Tom, Ann, Buddy’s. Frequently attracting the attention of authorities— recently a police officer shot a patron in the…


Buzz: Studers have contract to buy other Penko building

February 3, 2012

We are hearing that the Studers have entered into a contract to buy the other Penko building on the northeast corner of Palafox and Main streets—-next to Jackson’s. It’s another step in the revitalization of downtown…