January 1, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Let’s resolve to make easier resolutions

The year was only nine minutes old and half my resolutions had fizzled. Fail 1: No Snarky Comments About Nice Community Things. More...

Get a free tree on Arbor Day

The Milton Garden Club will host a free program where 800 bare root eastern redbud, flowering dogwood, swamp tupelo and river birch trees will be given away on Friday, Jan. 15 at 5256 Alabama Street in Milton. More...

Six Financial Regrets to Avoid

When it comes to money and investing, there are several lessons many people wish they would have learned when they were younger. More...

Mardi Gras 2016

JANUARY PARADES & PARTIES

Good times roll early this year! Pensacola‘s Twelfth night celebration starts the season off January 8, with more parades to follow in February leading up to Fat Tuesday on February 9. There are plenty of balls and parties too! More...

Fish Stories

New Year opens to popular fish seasons

So far we have had a very mild winter and if this pattern continues, we will have some great fishing weather on the horizon. January 1st is the opening of a whole new fishing season.  More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

January  Polar Bear Plunge  Friday, Jan. 1 Pensacola Beach Hosted by Paradise Bar & Grill, hundreds of dippers and spectators — many dressed in costume — flock to the beach to plunge into the Gulf of Mexico.   More...

SavetheDATE!

January 1 New Year’s Day | January 6 Epiphany January 18 Martin Luther King Day  Pensacola Ice Flyers  Pensacola Bay Center Friday, Jan. 1, 7:05 p.m.  Vs. Columbus Cottonmouths  Saturday, Jan. 2, 7:05 p.m.  Vs. More...

Are you ready to LOSE BIG?

There’s more to losing weight than cutting back on certain types of foods, counting carbs and incorporating more movement in your everyday life. More...

Summer bodies are earned in the winter

Free fitness motivation every Saturday in January at Community Maritime Park

Fitness Revolution is back this year helping people kick off their fitness goals in a big way! The 2016 Fitness Revolution will offer the latest information on fitness and health from many local exhibitors, instructors and demonstrations. More...

Mardi Gras is special here

The new year can only mean one thing in the Pensacola Bay Area: swarms of beads and MoonPies will soon be flying overhead while the sounds of laughter and music fill the streets.  More...

Time for Some New Year’s (Financial) Resolutions

The countdown to 2016 has just about begun. If you’re like many people, you might be mulling over some New Year’s resolutions, such as hitting the gym more, learning a new language or taking a cooking class. More...

Knowledge, Patriotism and Honor

Pensacola’s Chappie James earned 4-Star General rank

His mother had 17 children. Ten died by the time he was born. His father was a lamplighter, working for the city. He was born on Alcaniz Street in Pensacola. Known as the “Sandbed,” the neighborhood featured unpaved streets. More...

Best buys of January

Aside from the usual markdown tinsel and Christmas cookie-filled tins, January is a good month for bargain hunters lucky enough to have money after the holidays. More...

Stargazing

Orion dominates eastern sky

For January 2016, the Moon will be last quarter on January 2nd. It will interfere greatly with the peak for Quadrantid Meteor Shower on the following morning, with perhaps 30 meteors per hour coming out of the NE in the morning sky. More...