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ACLU to City of Pensacola: We told you so

Last night, the Pensacola City Council  voted to repeal an ordinance–sponsored by Mayor Ashton Hayward and Council President Brian Spencer and passed in April–that prohibited…

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DIB reveals Jefferson Street plan

Yesterday on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks,” Downtown Improvement Board chair John Peacock discusses a proposal on how to make Jefferson Street more walkable….

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Posted in Business Pensacola

DIB releases guidelines for street performers (update)

Pensacola’s Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) today announced it is working to create guidelines that will “preserve the authenticity of what street performances represent” within the…

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Pensacola mayor pushes downtown parking problems to volunteer board

Last week, the Pensacola News Journal wrote about concerns of a high-rise condominium being built on a city-owned parking lot. When asked about the impact…

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DIB seeks input on Jefferson Street beautification [podcast]

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Downtown Improvement Board executive director Curt Morse talked about the conception plans for improving the aesthetics near the Jefferson Street Garage….

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Downtown mural dedication tomorrow

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m., local non-profits Friends of Downtown Pensacola and Foo Foo Festival will join the Downtown Improvement Board in dedicating…

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Free parking downtown. Not this week, starts Dec. 18

PENSACOLA, Fla. (December 8, 2016)– The holidays are a busy time, and fighting for parking places at big box retailers or paying a parking ticket…

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Downtown Pensacola lights up the holiday season, beginning Nov. 25

For more than sixty enchanting nights beginning Nov. 25, visitors to downtown Pensacola will experience music, shopping, food, art and nightlife under a canopy of…

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Is panhandling the next big problem for downtown Pensacola?

In a letter sent last Friday, Downtown Improvement Board chair John Peacock has asked Mayor Ashton Hayward and the Pensacola City Council to address “a…

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