December 1, 2015 RSS feed / Features

A Holiday Gulf Coast Story

A man in upper Wisconsin shovels a path through to his frozen mailbox. There it is, a Christmas photo card from Florida: a smiling family wearing matching Yuletide beachwear with holly-trimmed flip-flops. More...

What's in Store? COLLEY BIKE SHOP

As homage to the Colley Brothers who helped the Wright Brothers work on their airplanes, Colley Bike Shop maintains a respectful nod to the past while offering the latest cycling equipment and know-how around. More...

Pensacola Decks The Halls With Victorian Holiday Traditions

The University of West Florida Historic Trust will share Victorian holiday traditions in Historic Pensacola during the holiday season with a special tour of the Lear-Rocheblave House from now through Dec. 19. More...

Midnight MAdness News Year's Eve 2016

PSO ‘Piano Men’  Thursday, Dec. 31, 7 p.m. Saenger Theatre   More...

On miPod

Add some spice to your holiday with New Orleans Christmas

For years it has been my little tradition to purchase a new Christmas album every December. After filling up on Bing Crosby, Harry Connick, Jr., Michael Buble and other popular names, I decided to think outside of the holiday-wrapped gift box. More...

Stargazing

View the best meteor shower of the year!

For December 2015, the Moon will be last quarter on December 3rd. The waning crescent moon passes two degrees south of Jupiter in the morning sky on December 4th, and occult Mars for southern hemisphere viewers on December 6th. More...

Christmas Parade Schedule

Christmas on the River  Friday, Dec. 4, 8 p.m. Riverwalk Milton  Kick off the season with the holiday lighted boat parade.  Gulf Breeze Holiday Parade   More...

The 48th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway

When that final black and white checkered flag comes flashing down, stock car racing fans from around the nation will celebrate as five days of races and activities during the 48th Annual Snowball Derby at legendary Five Flags Speedway come to a mome More...

Bellingrath Gardens and Home celebrates 20 years of Magic Christmas in Lights

It’s one of the nation’s best holiday light shows, and it’s located in south Alabama! This year Bellingrath Gardens and Home in Theodore will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of Magic Christmas in Lights. More...

First City Art Center’s ‘Hot Glass, Cold Brew’

First City Art Center (FCAC) is excited to hold its Holiday HOT GLASS, COLD BREW (HGCB) event on Friday, Dec. 8th, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 1060 N. Guillemard St. (the corner of Guillemard and Gonzalez Streets). More...

SEASONAL BRIEFS

Big Screen on the Blackwater Grab a blanket and some coco, because Big Screen on the Blackwater will be showing holiday movies on a 25-foot inflatable screen alongside the Blackwater River in Downtown Milton on the first three Friday nights in Decem More...

Why do we sing ‘Auld Lang Syne’?

The title of the Scottish folk song translates to “times gone by” and is about remembering friends.  In 1788, Scotsman Robert Burns wrote down an old Scottish folksong and passed it onto a friend who published it in a book of histori More...

Fish Stories

The fish are bitin’!

Take a drive out to the beach and look out across the horizon and you will see paradise. More...

Calendar

Save the Date!

December 6 * Hanukkah begins at sunset December 7 * Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day December 21 * Winter begins | December 25 * Christmas Day December 31 * New Year’s Eve

48th Annual Snowball Derby Thursday, Dec. 3 –Sunday, Dec. 6Five Flags Speedway More...