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Mean Streets of Pensacola

Mean Streets of Pensacola

Quint Studer, co-owner of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos and founder of the Studer Group, stopped by the office this morning. We talked about the Memorandum of Understanding with the CMPA and City of Pensacola concerning his proposed office building at the Maritime Park, which will part of a future IN [...]

Farnborough International Air show means something this year

Farnborough International Air show means something this year

Mayor Ashton Hayward and the Greater Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce are in England for the biggest aerospace event in the world. This isn't the first time Escambia County has attended, but it may be the most important time. Airbus's announcement last week that it plans to build a [...]

Reconnect Disconnect

Reconnect Disconnect

Today’s meeting at Pensacola City Hall was billed as a Complete Streets Workshop, but the primary issue on everyone’s mind was much more specific. After a broad presentation by noted Complete Streets-guru Dan Burden, the floor was opened up for comment from the public, who cut straight to the [...]

The Yogi and the Brewer

Both businesses on the southwest corner of Seville Square offer customers relaxation. The current mood in this nook of Pensacola’s historic district, however, is anything but relaxed. “What we’ve got is an issue with a couple of tenants butting heads with each other,” said Robert [...]

CMPA executive director applies for Ft. Walton Beach city manager job

CMPA executive director applies for Ft. Walton Beach city manager job

Ed Spears, executive director of the Community Maritime Park Associates (CMPA), is among the 33 people who have applied to be the city manager of Fr. Walton Beach. Their former city manager, Bob Mearns, was fired five months ago. To date, the city has received 33 applications for the job and [...]

Government St.-Reconnect Public Meeting

The city of Pensacola tomorrow will host the first in a series of meetings to discuss the reconnection of East Government Street. The public meetings were planned after a number of residents living on the street showed up to a Pensacola City Council meeting in March and expressed concerns about [...]

Rubio’s Right-Wing Dimples

Rubio’s Right-Wing Dimples

Back by the Science-Fiction section, at the end of the line, he was being referred to as “very visionary,” “very sincere” and “very  smart.” At the front of the line people described him as “fantastic,” “bright” and “something to reckon with.” It was a friendly [...]

Job Fair for the Homeless

Local churches helping out the homeless community is nothing new. But Heirs of the Kingdom, a Pensacola church, is taking it to another level. The church is stepping beyond its usual offerings—shoes, clothes, a shave—and hosting a job fair for the homeless. “This is the first time [...]

Pensacola council overpaid, more verbose and less decisive than better councils

Pensacola council overpaid, more verbose and less decisive than better councils

What are the traits that a city must have to attract business? We know Mayor Ashton Hayward is working hard to attract businesses to this area, as are the Greater Pensacola Chamber and Escambia County, but is the Pensacola City Council holding this city back? The Pen Air Federal Unions fiasco [...]

Council Executive Search 3.0

The search has entered another phase. With two candidates over the past year having declined the position, the Pensacola City Council decided today to look to an outside agency in its continued search for a council executive. “Like a Landrum,” Council President Sam Hall told the [...]

Council Executive (Redo, Again)

The Pensacola City Council will take another shot at hiring a council executive this afternoon. The board is holding a special meeting today to tackle the issue. Last month, council members selected from a handful of applicants for the position. The winning candidate—a college professor from [...]

How Chattanooga Partied to Way to a Better City

Walter Cronkite called Chattanooga, Tennessee, the "dirtiest city in America" in 1969. For 30 years, the city struggled with how to literally clean up its act and somehow retain talent----sound familiar? In 2007, Helen Johnson and Jeff McManus launched CreateHere, a nonprofit dedicated to [...]

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