June 1, 2015 RSS feed / Features

June Outdoor Concert Schedule

Bands on the Beach Tuesdays, 7 – 9 p.m. Gulfside Pavilion, Pensacola Beach June2VTheModernEldorados (Rockabilly / traditional country) More...

BUSHWACKED

Rum, coconut, a few liqueurs, milk and crushed ice—the Bushwacker has earned a reputation over the years as Pensacola Beach’s signature cocktail. More...

Pensacola Beach Do’s and Don’ts

Please take to heart the following guidelines created for the safety and enjoyment of Pensacola Beach visitors, and for the preservation of the area’s flora and fauna.   More...

Hurricane Season 2015

BRACE Hurricane and Disaster Preparedness Day

Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies, Community Maritime Park, Mayor Ashton Hayward and the City of Pensacola will hold the 3rd Annual City-Wide Hurricane & Disaster Preparedness Day event to help prepare the Pensacola community for the More...

The Best Summer Fishing Rodeos

Gulf Breeze Sertoma Family Fishing Rodeo  Saturday, June 6th - Sunday June 7th South Shoreline Park, Gulf Breeze   More...

Get Involved

Keep our beaches clean with local cleaning efforts

As the temperatures rise, so does beach traffic, which almost inevitably means more litter on the beach. More...

Treat dad to an adventure this Father’s Day

Sunday, June 21 is the day to show dear ol’ dad that you appreciate all of the things he has done for you, from teaching you to throw a ball to fixing a flat tire, he has been there for you through thick and thin. More...

On miPod

Allman Brothers Alumni Rock Together As Gov’t Mule

For June’s On MiPod Music Column, Splash! Magazine interviewed Robbie Schrock, Director of Administration for the Santa Rosa Island Authority and coordinator of the outdoor music series, Bands on the Beach. More...

Fish Stories

Clear your calendar for snapper season

The time has come and red snapper season is here! Although this is a local favorite, the Pensacola red snapper is known throughout the world for its beautiful red color and very tasty flavor.  More...

Sertoma Family Fishing Rodeo

Enjoy a weekend of fishing with family and friends on the first weekend of June at Gulf Breeze South Shoreline Park at the 25th Annual Gulf Breeze Sertoma Family Fishing Rodeo.  Participate in 18 fish categories for the Master Angler, and 13 cat More...

Share the road with nesting shorebirds

The   2015 shorebird nesting season is underway in the Florida District of  Gulf Islands National Seashore.  More...

Catching up with James Matthews:

The once-homeless UWF student talks music, teaching, and life since his big break

It’s been about a year since James Matthews made his debut at the legendary Carnegie Hall in New York City. More...

RadioLive

Thursday, June 4th at 6 p.m.

The University of West Florida is continuing the Radio Live series this month with notable singer-songwriters Alan Rhody, Sally Barris, Sarah Mac Band. More...

Stay Safe

It’s always safe to “Swim with the Lifeguards.” Lifeguard services are available at the main beach on the Gulf of Mexico and on Quietwater Beach on Santa Rosa Sound, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., from the first of June through August. More...

What’s brewing?

A good beer can represent a lot of things to a lot of people. It can remind them of home or take them back to that great vacation; it can represent an evening ritual after a hard day’s work, or a lazy afternoon spent with great friends. More...

A big, fat, Greek restaurant

Aegean Breeze re-opens its doors

The blend of great Greek food, succulent seafood, fork-tender steaks, crisp salads, towering sandwiches and fresh, new ambiance is back in Gulf Breeze, as the long-beloved Aegean Breeze restaurant re-opened its doors after a total remodel project.&nb More...

Pensacola Humane Society opens low-cost spay & neuter clinic

In an effort to head toward a no-kill community, the Pensacola Humane Society has opened the doors to the Barbara Grice Memorial Spay & Neuter Clinic, named after the former board presidents of the Pensacola Humane Society.  More...

O'Pinions

Hit refresh and start over this month

True story: My wife and I were at a restaurant recently when a young couple sat nearby, celebrating the one-year anniversary of their first date.  The guy was visibly jacked up, gulping his drink, asking people to take pictures of him and his la More...

Stargazing

The Honey Moon shines on June 2nd

For June 2015, the Moon will be full, the Honey Moon, on June 2nd, so the first two weeks find the moon waning in the morning sky. On June 1st, the almost full waxing gibbous moon passes about 2 degrees north of Saturn in the SE twilight sky. More...

Calendar

Save the DATE!

Blue Angels Practice Wednesday, June 3, 10, 17 & 24Tuesday, June 9, 16, 23 & 3011:30 a.m. More...