March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Features

A day to play

Seagrasses are underwater plants that provide homes to many different types of marine life. More...

*2018 SPRING BREAK*

or many college students, spring break is the most anticipated time of the year. It’s chance to ditch campus, blow off some mid-semester steam and spend a week away from any classroom obligations.  More...

Shoe Peg Corn Salad

1 cup sugar  ¾ cup vinegar  1 Tablespoon water  ½ cup vegetable oil  1 teaspoon ground pepper  1 green pepper, chopped  ½ cup celery, chopped  1 can shoe peg corn, drained  1 can LeSeuer petite green peas, drai More...

Beer Battered Fish and Chips

Ingredients: 6 cups vegetable oil 4 large baking potatoes, cut into French fry strips 1 (12-ounce) bottle beer 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 pounds cod fillets, skinned with bones removed, and fish cut diagonally into 1-inch-wide strips (5 to 6-inch More...

Brewed to perfection: Crafters talk beer

Within the beachy district of the Emerald Coast lie many tourist attracting businesses. From beautiful beaches to lively downtown events, there’s never a shortage of activities. More...

BEACH SAFETY

Rip Current Info   If an emergency occurs in an area not covered by a lifeguard, call 911   More...

SHOE SOCIETY

Spoken …  It’s a Shoe society  Everyone wears their soul on their feet.  Combat boots, high top sneakers  Seven-inch acrylic pumps  Python boots, penny loafers  Ostrich skin with bumps.   More...

Fish Stories

Something fishy going on:

Pompanos making a run for it

Florida Pompano (Trachinotus carolinus)  As we transition from winter to spring and the Gulf waters along Santa Rosa Island and Perdido Key begin to warm, fishing rods seem to sprout from the sand to announce the arrival of the Florida pompano.& More...

Catch some springtime fun

This past winter has to go down in the record books as one of the longest and coldest that we have experienced here along the Gulf Coast in quite some time. More...

Fun & Games

CULTURE QUIZ

1. What was the longest pop 45 single of the 1960s?  A. “Hey Jude” by the Beatles  B. “Louie, Louie” by The Kingsmen  C. “Mac Arthur Park” by Richard Harris  D. More...

Even Exchange

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Horseshoe Kitty is a fun name, eh?

Much like the band itself, this moniker is full of fun and curiosity. More...

Casually Making A Fashion Statement

When you think of making a fashion statement, what comes to mind? Most people think they have to have extravagant jewelry, clothing, accessories and shoes to make a statement. However, that is no longer the case. More...

SPRING BREAK DATES

University of Florida – 03/03/2018 –> 03/11/2018  Vanderbilt University – 03/03/2018 –> 03/11/2018  University of Tennessee – 03/10/2018 –> 03/18/2018  Troy University – 03/10/2018 &nd More...

Spring into fun in Gulf Breeze

Good food, good drink, good music, good art, good games, good contests – and terrific fireworks. More...

GULF BREEZE OPTIMIST CLUB

FAMILY FISHING RODEO RETURNS MAY 19-20

The Gulf Breeze Optimist Club Family Fishing Rodeo returns for its 43rd year on May 19-20. This year, the rodeo will include an exciting new kayak division.  More than $6,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded. More...

Ciclovia Returns to Downtown Pensacola on March 24

Last March, 10,000 people brought their bicycles, skateboards, strollers and feet, but not their cars, to downtown Pensacola for Ciclovia — Pensacola Open Streets. On Saturday, March 24, Ciclovia returns. More...

Florida Master Naturalists

This naturalist program is a hands-on outdoor learning experience for adults that informs and prepares them to share information about this area’s natural world and environmental history.  More...

Orange Beach to welcome Columbus

On Friday, March 2, replicas of Columbus’ ships the Pinta and the Nina will be open to the public in Orange Beach, Ala. The ships will be docked at The Wharf at 23101 Canal Road until their departure early Tuesday morning, March 6.  More...

Stargazing

Use ‘saved’ daylight to prepare for sky studies

For March 2018, the moon is full on March 1. This is the grass moon, traditionally. The waning gibbous moon passes four degrees north of Jupiter on March 7, with both rising about 11 p.m. More...

Calendar

SavetheDATE!

March 3* World Wildlife Day | March 11* Daylight Savings Time March 17* St. Patrick’s Day | March 20* First Day of Spring  Thursday, March 1  SOUL REBELS BRASS BAND   More...