March 1, 2016 RSS feed / Features

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A Pensacola Beach Visitor’s Center volunteer

“Where is the beach?” That is one of the most common questions asked at the Pensacola Beach Visitor Information Center from visitors just arriving. More...

SEAGRASS AWARENESS FESTIVAL

The importance of seagrasses has been getting a lot of attention in the media lately, so to learn more about seagrasses, marine creatures that live in seagrasses, and how to protect them come out to the 16th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration alon More...

Gulf Breeze Rotary Gumbo Cook-off

Saturday, March 19, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Gulf Breeze Community Center Tickets $15 at the event; $10 in advance

Enjoy all you can eat gumbo samples from more than 20 professional and amateur cooking teams. Raffle for a Big Green Egg barbecue grill and gumbo post with burner for $5 per ticket. More...

Get Wild!

Night of Nature

Roy Hyatt Environmental Center See what goes on at the Roy Hyatt Environmental Center at the one night of the year it’s open to the public C ome out and enjoy this free evening of fun and adventure! More...

On miPod

Variety keeps Pensacola Opera soprano interested

For March’s On My iPod music column, Splash! Magazine interviewed Pensacola Opera’s Artist in Residence Allison Nicholas (soprano) to find out what’s on her iPod.   More...

Fish Stories

Fishing season about to take off

Well, it looks like we may just have an early spring after all. The water temperatures in the gulf are nearly 5 to 8 degrees warmer than normal for this time of year. More...

FWC Saltwater Fishing Tips on YouTube

Ever wondered how to tie a certain knot, but didn’t know who to ask? Find out everything you need to know firsthand, direct from the mouths of FWC staff! More...

St. Paddy's Day Fact or Folklore?

Finally a holiday that doesn’t require a gift! It’s time to get the facts straight on this cultural and religious celebration we call St. Patrick’s Day. To honor a saint More...

Grillin’ & Chillin’

Grillin’ Tips

1. Choose the Right Grill Several different varieties of outdoor grills are available including charcoal or propane - and gas-fueled grills. More...

Real Estate Rumblings

A Fly on the Wall

You’ve probably heard someone say before, “If these walls could talk.” Apparently, home sellers have wished for this ability and thanks to modern technology, their wish has been granted.  More...

22nd Annual Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival

More than 140 artists from across the US and beyond have been selected by a jury of fine artist professionals. More...

For the love of their craft

He takes a lump of clay, throws it on the potter’s wheel. More...

“Life here is a wonderland of special effects as strange as those aliens straight out of Men in Black.”

Help! I’m not in Idaho anymore

Hey Mr. Potato Head, I’m not in I-deer-hoe anymore although I’m still a cowgirl who knows her Russet Burbank taters like the back of her hand and where football should be played on a blue field not in a swamp. More...

O'Pinions

It’s time to go green – some athletic advice for McGuire’s 5K

The bagpipes blare as thousands gather at the start of the McGuire’s St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run on March 12. The serious runners line up at the front, limbering up their calf muscles and tweaking explosive quads.  More...

Stargazing

Easter follows the Paschal Moon

For March 2016, the moon is last quarter on March 1, and close to Saturn and Antares in Scorpius in the morning sky. On March 7th, the waning crescent moon passes 3.4 degrees north of Venus, both rising about an hour before dawn in the SE. More...

Calendar

SavetheDate!

March 13 * Daylight Savings TimeMarch 17 * St. Patrick’s DayMarch 20 * First Day of Spring | Palm Sunday March 25 * Good Friday March 27 * Easter Historic Pensacola Trolley Tour More...