May 1, 2018 RSS feed / Features

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BANDS ON THE BEACH

Tuesdays 7p.m. Pensacola Beach Gulfside Pavilion Bands on the Beach is a free opportunity to enjoy performers sure to please every musical taste. More...

Mother’s Day Trivia

1. Which person tried to have Mother’s Day removed from the calendar in the United States?  A. Eleanor Roosevelt  B. Woodrow Wilson  C. Anna Jarvis  D. Margaret Sanger  2. More...

CINCO DE MAYO

What Cinco de Mayo is not:  1 Cinco de Mayo is not the birthday of a famous Mexican hero.  2. Cinco de Mayo is not the commemoration of the Mexican victory over American forces at the Alamo.  More...

Is there an alligator in your future?

That is a possibility, remote though the prospect may seem.  Here’s what you need to know, just in case.  The good news about alligators is that they represent a conservation success story in Florida.  The state has a healthy and More...

Memorial Day a time to memorialize and pay honor

Some view it as simply the start of the summer season — the last Monday of May.  But for those who understand the role a strong military has played in this nation’s history and who are grateful for every life sacrificed to keep Ameri More...

Short Attention Span Theatre

Short Attention Span Theatre is back on the clock with a series of six short one-act plays about parenting and pitfalls.  You can catch this treat May 4-13 at Pensacola Little Theatre. More...

Pensacola Blue Wahoos Home Schedule Community Maritime Park

Vs. Mississippi Braves  Wednesday May 2, 6:35 p.m. Thursday May 3, 6:35 p.m. Friday, May 4, 6:35 p.m.  Saturday, May 5, 6:05 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 1:05 p.m.   More...

Fish Stories

Does it seem sorta fishy? Great news!

Well, I think the March winds waited until April to show up. The temperatures have been real sporadic and the winds have made getting off shore a little difficult lately.  More...

Calendar

SavetheDATE!

May 1 * May Day | May 5 * Cinco de Mayo  May 12 * Limerick Day | May 28 * Memorial Day  Thursday, May 3  CHRISTOPHER’S CONCERTS  May 3; 6-8 p.m. St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Pensacola   More...

Have you tried these restaurants?

These are some of the restaurants were visited this month, representing a cross section of the variety of cuisine available in our area.   More...

Ferries give all a chance to get on the water

I t’s not just for tourists, although it will certainly provide a unique experience for them.  More...

Three Bean Soup not your average band

Three Bean Soup is a local Pensacola band, but they are not your average band. In fact, you could even call them an “Original Cover Band.” More...

A CELEBRATION FOR ALL MOTHERS

Mother’s Day is the one special day when children all around the country can shower their moms with extra love and presents! More...

GULF BREEZE OPTIMIST CLUB FAMILY FISHING RODEO RETURNS MAY 19-20

The Gulf Breeze Optimist Family Fishing Rodeo returns for its 43rd year on May 19-20. More...

Mother's Day Menu

So you love your mom and you want to do something in honor of her special day that involves a personal touch, but your experience in the kitchen is pretty much limited to microwave zapping and cereal moistening.  Never fear.  More...

Building on history with clams

This month’s marine creature feature is the coquina clam, Donax variabilis. The Latin genus name Donax was likely derived from the clam’s two separate tubular siphons, which appear like reeds (plants). More...

KEEP IT SIMPLE Grilled Shrimp

Ingredients 16 jumbo shrimp, deveined in shell, raw  Extra-virgin olive oil, about 1/2 cup for brushing  Coarse salt and black pepper  2 lemons, halved  Directions Preheat griddle or grill pan over high heat.   More...

Stargazing

‘May’ it be a star-studded event

For May 2018, the moon is full on April 29, so the first two weeks of May find it waning in the morning sky. The waning gibbous moon passes two degrees north of Saturn on May 4 and three degrees north of Mars on May 6. More...