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‘Kid,’ ‘Woman’ to rock Pensacola Civic Center

Kid Rock’s “Born Free” tour comes to the Pensacola Civic Center on Monday, February 14 at 7 p.m.  The tour comes in support of Kid Rock’s just released album “Born Free.” As usual, Kid Rock will be backed by h More...

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February Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 2  The Wizard of Oz 7:30 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place, Pensacola 850-595-3882   More...

Accommodations

Hotel, motel Holiday Inn!

Pensacola Beach in February will be home to a new Holiday Inn Resort that just might be the most unique hotel the area has ever seen!  The 11-story hotel holds 206 guest rooms, one family suite and three kids’ suites, all of them overlooki More...

Capture beauty of Florida State Parks in 2011 Photo Contest

Have you ever experienced the natural beauty of the “real Florida?” The Florida State Parks in Northwest Florida boast some of the state’s most sublime scenery.  More...

Happenings

Hear the tales of Black Pirates

The Pensacola African American Heritage Society presents “Dangerous Occupations: Black Pirates” Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the J. Earle Bowden Building, 200 E. Church Street in Pensacola.  Dr. More...

GIANT INSECTS

have infested downtown Mobile!

For those whose New Year's resolution is to lose weight, visiting the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center’s Giant Insects exhibit might help. More...

Harlem Globetrotters bring razzle-dazzle to Pensacola

Hot on the heels of the most successful year in franchise history, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters will celebrate their 85th consecutive season when their dazzling 2011 “4 Times the Fun” World Tour stops in Pensacola, showcasing the wh More...

Fish Stories

NW Florida tops for catching ‘stripers’

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s Top 10 List of places to fish for striped bass – or stripers, as they’re called – contains five locations right here in Northwest Florida.  With such a high concentration of prem More...

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Splash! ‘snowbird’ savors southern scene

I was born and raised in Upstate New York, and I am currently a senior at Keuka College, which is in a small town called Penn Yan, in Upstate New York.  Last year, I got an internship with the WEAR Channel 3 TV station in Pensacola.  More...

Axis Sally: Traitor or tactical?

After more than half a century, the big question about Mildred Gillars – also known as Axis Sally – is whether she was a genuine traitor or simply a naive American who did what she had to do when she found herself in Nazi Germany followin More...

Valentine’s Day: Don’t end up like the namesake – martyred

The month of  February marks the arrival of one of the most contentious holidays of the year – Valentine's Day. Some readers are gushing at the mention of Feb. 14, yet others are cringing.  More...