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Krewe of Lafitte Illuminated Mardi Gras Parade Friday, Feb. 05, • 8 p.m.Downtown Pensacola The blasts of ship cannons signify once again the Krewe of Lafitte are taking over Palafox Street. Heads up folks, the wily pirates will be tossing beads, candy, moonpies and stuffed animals to the crowd.
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February 1, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Don’t let the parade pass you by

Krewe of Lafitte Illuminated Mardi Gras Parade Friday, Feb. 05, • 8 p.m.Downtown Pensacola The blasts of ship cannons signify once again the Krewe of Lafitte are taking over Palafox Street. More...

Shuck’in down the highway

It’s all about the oyster; Dave serves them up fried, stewed and nude!

There was a time not long ago that the owner of a little oyster bar tucked in a strip mall had a dream of something bigger. More...

Redeeming Light

The windows of The Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel

The colors are intense, vibrant, and true. There is no fading, no blurring. These stunningly beautiful stained glass windows reflect six generations of craftsmanship with history reaching as far back as the Middle Ages. More...

De Luna settlement discovered in Pensacola

The University of West Florida archaeology program recently identified the archaeological site of the Luna settlement – the first multi-year European settlement in the United States – in a developed neighborhood in Pensacola. More...

On miPod

S&M pushes the limits of heavy metal and classical

The fusion of two cultures, tastes and styles on the opposite sides of the musical scale can often times result in either a beautiful masterpiece or an unfortunate tragedy. More...

Fish Stories

Get your reels ready for upcoming fishing season

Well, it looks as if winter temperatures have finally made it to the gulf coast. These cold and wet winter days may not be good for fishing, but they are good for some things. More...

Calendar

SavetheDate!

Historic Pensacola Trolley Tour February 2 – March 15 Pensacola Visitor Center 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, call for availability More...

Throw ARC Gateway your beads, mister!

ARC Gateway needs your beads. Workers at the facility are busy sorting and prepackaging Mardi Gras beads for resale. More...

Find comfort and luxury at the Beacon

There are some changes going on at Gulf Breeze’s premier Assisted Living Facility. The Blake at Gulf Breeze is now called The Beacon at Gulf Breeze, a reflection of a new direction and new management team. More...

Festival of Flowers

The Southeast’s Largest Outdoor Flower Show

Up up and away! Soar to the faraway corners of the earth, where wondrous collaborations of man and nature await. More...

Games to play during the

“Big Game”

In a lot of football fan circles the brackets game is the end all be all of Super Bowl party games, but if you are looking to try something different, take a hand at some of these other Splash! Magazine tested and approved games. Football Charades More...

FREE Printable Valentines

Splash! Magazine has come to your rescue with Valentines to print & cut out and give to your sweetie(s). More...

O'Pinions

It’s Mardi Gras mayhem, with a laid-back style

At one time in my life, I longed to go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras parades. The energy, military-grade floats, flourishing with color and a wall of sound, manned by feather-clad characters out of a Mayan Warrior dance party/nightmare. More...

Stargazing

Venus, Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Mars grace February skies

For February 2016, the Moon will be last quarter on February 1st, rising at midnight, and only 3 degrees north of reddish Mars. On February 3rd, the waning crescent moon will pass 4 degrees north of Saturn in the dawn sky. More...