August 1, 2010 RSS feed / Features

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For Copson, art is about telling a story

Sidney Copson was born and raised on Oahu, Hawaii. He classifies herself as a third generation “Hawaiian.”   Her grandparents moved there from California and Canada to find work in the Sugar industry in the early 1900’s. More...

Just another day on the job ... well,kinda

There are certain perks that come with being a working member of the media. The occasional complimentary dish; free entry to many sporting events and concerts; and the opportunity to meet and endless list of amazing people are just a few.   More...

‘Alice in wonderland’

The director who took you to Never Never Land with Peter Pan creates another More...

Dining

Here’s to BEER!

And it’s inspired philosophy: “I drink; therefore, I am.”

Beer, if you think about it, is much like a family member or friend.   What's helps you relax after a long day at work? What accompanies you to football games, concerts and the beach? What do you sometimes turn to when things go wrong? More...

Cheeseburgers in paradise

There’s simply nothing that compares to these great American favorites–a cheeseburger & fries!

Even with an abundance of local and fresh frozen seafood options available, there are still times that the only thing that will satisfy is the great American favorites – a cheeseburger and fries! More...

Happenings

New OHV trails approved for Blackwater State Forest

 New trail projected to open in fall of next year

The Florida Acquisition and Restoration Council has approved an amendment to the Blackwater River State Forest management plan to allow for the development of a new off-highway vehicle (OHV) trail riding area. More...

Nic can always Cage the beast

‘A’-List movie stars have the ability to immerse themselves into a role and ‘become’ a character – bringing icons to life and giving films the believability necessary for a memorable viewing experience.   More...

‘Drop Dead Diva’ is back with guest stars a-plenty

Q: I am so excited that Lifetime Television’s “Drop Dead Diva” is back for another season. Can you give me any teasers on what to expect? — Kimberly T., St. Louis   More...

Calendar

August Calendar

Sunday, August 1   Loblolly Theatre   presents new show   Pensacola’s Loblolly Theatre presents Yolanda Reed’s "Women Walk Through it as if it Wasn't There.”   More...

Home

It’s time to go Back to School

Just as you were settling into your summer routine,, (Beep! Beep!) staying up late, sleeping till 10 o’clock, lazing by the pool, eating watermelon for dinner, (Beep! More...

Woollard’s poetry tugs at the heart

Local poet and artist Laurie Woollard has released “The Boy at the Fence,” a collection of poems both in print and on audio disk. More...

Accommodations

Cool, healthy treats pop up on P’cola Beach

When hangin’ at the beach on a hot August day, there is nothing more refreshing than a delicious frozen treat to cool you down – enter BeachPops! More...

Nightlife

Where to find the fun when the sun goes down

Bamboo Willie’s: 400 Quietwater Beach Road   Pensacola Beach   (850) 916-9888   Live music every Friday-Sunday. Check the web for monthly calendar:   www.bamboowillies.com. More...

August brings annual celestial firework show

The month of August marks the arrival of the Perseid Meteor Shower, our best annual celestial fireworks show. More...

Best places to watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

E very year in the month of August, nature puts on an amazing celestial firework show know as the Perseid Metor Shower.   The annual show of “shooting-stars” has been observed for about 2,000 years. More...