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Pensacola Speaks: Matt Gaetz, DIB chair John Peacock

Today I will interview Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board chairman John Peacock about the DIB decisions on Gallery Night and Pelican Drop. In the second half,…

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DIB open to meeting with bars and restaurant owners

DIB Executive Director Ron Butlin has reached to the downtown bar and restaurants to discuss the Gallery Nights: Good Morning Joe, I wanted to make…

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City attorney: DIB does not have power to regulate alcohol sales

A hot issue on Palafox has been the DIB vote to ban liquor sales at the outdoor bars during Gallery Night. The bars would be…

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DIB chairman talks about banning outdoor liquor sales on Gallery Night

DIB chairman John Peacock yesterday came on Pensacola Speaks to talk about future Gallery Nights. The DIB board voted on Tuesday to limit outdoor alcohol…

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Pensacola City Council seeks input on food trucks from DIB

In August 2013, Inweekly published an article on how food trucks have become part of the local flavor of cities around the country (Eat Street)….

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Pensacola Mardi Gras hosts meeting with downtown retailers, July 29

PMGI is hosting a meeting for all downtown retail merchants on Tuesday, July 29 at the Palace Oyster Bar in Seville Quarter starting at 8:30…

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City of Pensacola/DIB crack down on outside signage

From the Downtown Improvement Board A few months ago the City held a workshop regarding outdoor signage, including the proper permits, licenses, sizes, and placement…

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DIB unveils plan for expansion of paid parking

The Downtown Improvement Board wants to increase parking revenue to pay for downtown beautification, lighting, signage and other enhancements. Currently, after the DIB pays for…

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DIB meeting rescheduled to Monday

We received an email from Ron Butlin, DIB executive director: Due to some schedule conflicts the DIB’s meeting regularly scheduled for Tuesday February 4 will…

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