April 3, 2012 RSS feed / Features

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Festival Buzz

celebrating music and island life

Seville Quarter Annual Reggae Festival   On April 13-14, Seville Quarter hosts its annual Reggae Festival in the End O’ the Alley Courtyard. It will be jammin’ at Seville Mon! More...

Calendar

April Calendar

Tuesday, April 3  Blue Angels Practice 8:30 a.m., National Naval Aviation Museum viewing area, 1750 Radford Boulevard, Pensacola 850.452.3604  Bands on the Beach 7-9 p.m., Gulfside Pavilion, 735 Pensacola Beach Boulevard, Pensacola Beach 85 More...

Here’s a look at what’s coming up this May

Pinch some tail at the Pensacola Crawfish Festival May 4-6   The 28th Annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival will be held May 4-6 at Bartram Park on Bayfront Parkway in downtown Pensacola.  More...

Happenings

Disc Golf

Identified Flying Objects

Throw away your golf balls and clubs and make room for flying discs. The game of Disc Golf has soared in popularity recently and even Gulf Breeze has its own free course at the Gulf Breeze Recreational Center. More...

Take your body to ‘Boot Camp’, get beach ready

Unlimited Fitness Results is offering a “Beach Fit Boot Camp” at the FunPlex of Gulf Breeze to help you get in shape before you put on that bathing suit this summer. More...

Don’t miss Saturn at opposition

April is a great time to get out to Pensacola Beach and see some amazing sights in the night sky. More...

Coastal Life

Two great music festivals coming

BonfireJam- Pensacola Beach   The inaugural BonfireJam on Pensacola Beach is the first of what Santa Rosa Island Authority members and BonfireJam promoters hope will be an ongoing gulf-front music series set during the tourism “shoulder se More...

‘Songs in the Key of Life’

Three-plus decades later, Stevie Wonder album still sweet to ears

In 1976, recording artist Stevie Wonder released the much-anticipated double-album-plus-some titled ‘Songs in the Key of Life.’ Baby Boomers will remember that the album contained 17 primary songs on two LPs and four additional songs on a More...

APRIL IS THE SEASON FOR PROM

Splash! has your back, letting you know what to wear on it this year!

I sometimes still find it hard to believe that it’s been over 10 years since my Senior Prom. One thing that has not changed is my relative ignorance when it comes to formal fashion...or fashion of any kind, actually. More...

Take the Controls

Imagine soaring over the crowd at Pensacola Beach inside a Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet. As spectacular as the air show is from the ground, nothing compares to the view from the cockpit! More...

Fish Stories

Catching Cobia can = cold, hard cash

Some local tournaments offer six-figure purses!

As the old saying goes, March winds will bring April showers, which have definitely not been the case so far this March. The weather has been like mild summer days with calm winds and calm seas. More...

Fun & Games

Here’s a brief on what’s happening this month

Fun Briefs

Bands on the Beach is already here! One of the most popular and enduring Pensacola Beach traditions began early this year on March 31 when Bands on the Beach cranked up its weekly concert series at the Gulfside Pavilion on Casino Beach. More...

Dining

It’s Mahi Mahi,

Learn how to cook it, and say it, right!

Gulf Coast residents enjoy abundant access to fish from local waters. The real struggle is deciding which freshly caught fillet to cook – and, of course, how to cook it.  Grilled, broiled, fried or blackened? More...

Toast an American classic this month!

The month of April has arrived, and it's time to toast an American classic. This humble icon may have a rough, crusty exterior, but upon further familiarization, one will discover it also possesses a soft, warm interior. More...

Bring brunch home!

Sundays should be about resting, relaxing, recharging and most importantly... Eating!

Some folks consider Sunday o be the last day of the week due to their priorities list being automatically refreshed every Monday. More...

Beach Reading

Pay attention to this year’s election losers

How different would our country be today if Adlai Stevenson had beaten Dwight Eisenhower in 1952, Barry Goldwater had won in 1964 or Al Gore had been inaugurated president after the election of 2000? More...