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Downtown Pensacola


Kind note from Margarita’s Downtown owner

August 15, 2017

Before downtown Pensacola’s renaissance, one of our favorite lunch spots was Margarita’s Downtown at 10 S Palafox. The Mexican restaurant was a finalists for our Best of the Coast every year. Great burritos, salsa and cold…


Downtown pole still standing

March 23, 2017

The extremely tall pole that we and other downtown business owners were told was being relocated is still standing. An electric meter has been attached and the city’s inspection department approved the installation on March 7.…


Y opens doors to media tour

November 3, 2016

By Duwayne Escobedo Less than five days until it opens at 5 a.m. Monday to its members for the first time, the Pensacola Y gave media a sneak peak of the new $16 million Bear Levin…


Downtown renaissance becoming reality

September 27, 2016

The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition opened its new Pensacola headquarters, Levin Center for IHMC Research, on the edge of Aragon. The three-story, 30,000-square-foot building substantially increased IHMC’s Pensacola footprint. The $8 million expansion was…


Quint Studer: Building a Vibrant Community [podcast]

August 24, 2016

Quint Studer discussed last week on “Pensacola Speaks” how to build a vibrant community. He is pushing for the City of Pensacola, ECUA, Escambia County and Gulf Power to develop a strategy for improving infrastructure downtown.…


What will Mayor Hayward do with parking plan

August 11, 2016

The West Florida Regional Planning Council presented its downtown parking study to the Pensacola City Council on Monday. The $30,000 study was commissioned by Mayor Ashton Hayward as part of his goals for 2016. In a…