July 1, 2013 RSS feed / Features

Fish Stories

Grouper season opens July 1st

I really hope you haven’t missed out on the 2013 Red Snapper season. This year’s season will be the shortest in history to date, in federal waters. The state waters will remain open through July 14th. More...

Area landmarks become fishing reef

I magination demands vision and dedication...passion for the project and determination will complete it. Frank Patti, Jr. is blessed with those characteristics and the rare ability to know how to use them.  More...

Pensacola hails the Red Snapper

For over one hundred years Pensacola’s livelihood depended heavily on the fruitful fishing industry. More...

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Beach withSafety Bob West

Pensacola Beach Director of Public Safety Bob West offers his advice on how to make the most out of visiting the beach while staying safe.  What is the most common safety mistake you see during the summer months?   More...

Don’t Get Burned

The best way to prevent sunburn is to avoid sun exposure as much as possible. More...

We’re Makin’ the Blues Fly in July!

Splash Magazine! pays homage to the Blue Angels with a photo contest.  In our June issue of Splash Magazine! More...

Beach Reading

BEACH SAFETY

Casino Beach . Park East . Fort Pickens Gate Park . Quietwater Beach Gulf Islands National Seashore areas: . Langdon Beach . Opal Beach

Rip currents are narrow channels of water flowing out past the surf zone that can pull even strong swimmers into deep water beyond the offshore sandbar.  More...

Coastal Life

Paper Monsters app reminiscent of classic Mario Brothers fun

If you’re looking for a challenging, kid-friendly game, then look no further than Paper Monsters.  The game, most suitable for the iPad, is full of creative levels that challenge any age group to use their brain to find hidden buttons and More...

Look for the Thunder Moon in the night sky of July

For July, the Moon will be a waning crescent in the morning sky during the first week, and then new on July 8. More...

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SavetheDate!

July 4th Riverfest  Thursday, July 4, 9 a.m. Fireworks at dark Riverwalk Milton Spend the day celebrating the country’s independence at Riverfest in Milton. More...

Fun & Games

Don’t sweat summer heat and humidity

Ah, Florida in July. How do I hate thee? More...

LOOKOUT BELOW!

Play it Safe!

Boaters should maintain a distance of at least 300 feet from divers-down flags on open waters and at least 100 feet from flags on rivers, inlets or navigation channels. More...

Jazz musician Kitt Lough shares what’s on her iPod

What have you been listening to lately?  My 70s funk compilations. What sets this genre apart from everything else in your iPod?  More...

Happenings

Have Big Fun at Big Kahuna’s

Looking for an adventure that will inundate you with twists, turns, splashes, waves and much, much more? More...

Soaring lineup for the 2013 Pensacola Beach Air Show

The July air show over Pensacola Beach is the tent pole weekend for this area’s summer season, and in spite of one notable setback, this year looks to be as big as ever.  More...

Classic Movie Night at the Saenger

After a week-long survey, the public has spoken and the results are in! The Saenger Classic Movie Series will begin Saturday, July 13 at 7 p.m. More...