Free Will Astrology – 12/12/19

By Rob Brezsny Week of December 12 ARIES (March 21-April 19): “Nobody knows really what they’re doing,” says Aries comedian Conan O’Brien. “And there are two ways to go with that information,” he continues. “One is to be afraid, and the other is to be liberated, and I choose to be liberated by it.” I […]

2019 Gift Guide

Local makers. Books. Seasonal sweets. These are a few of our favorite things. And because we love to give these particular types of gifts almost as much as we love to receive them, we decided that’s how we’d organize our annual Gift Guide this time around. So we’ve got a page dedicated to page-turners, including […]

Small Shopping, Big Vibes

By Savannah Evanoff This issue is all about local holiday shopping options. Because let’s be honest—shopping at large department stores is practically the antithesis of Christmas. While it’s convenient, affordable (sometimes) and popular, it doesn’t exactly scream personal or heartfelt. Luckily for Pensacola shoppers, Kiley Manning has put together an alternative—a curated market that will […]

Holiday Happenings – 12/12/19

THURSDAY 12.12 VICTORIAN HOLIDAY TRADITIONS 3 p.m. Included with Historic Pensacola admission ($4-$8, free to UWF students). Tours begin at Tivoli High House, 205 E. Zaragoza. historicpensacola.org FREE FAMILY CHRISTMAS EVENT WITH ONE MORE CHILD AND FLORIDA BAPTIST CHILDREN’S HOMES 5:30-7:30 p.m. FBCH and One More Child Pensacola Campus, 1000 Chemstrand Road. onemorechild.org PENSACOLA OPERA […]

Calendar – 12/12/19

THURSDAY 12.12 WORK ON THE FLORIDA TRAIL 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Every Thursday. Three miles north of Deaton Bridge Road. meetup.com/ftawesterngate YOGA WITHIN REACH 9-10 a.m. Free. Community Health Northwest Florida, 2315 W. Jackson St., Room A. healthcarewithinreach.org AWM WINE TASTING 5-7 p.m. Free. Aragon Wine Market, 27 S. Ninth Ave. facebook.com/aragonwine YAPPY HOUR 5-10 p.m. […]

News of the Weird – 12/12/19

By the Editors at Andrews McMeel UNCLEAR ON THE CONCEPT Kentarias Gowans, 20, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, came up with a novel way of celebrating Thanksgiving. He was scheduled to work at the Steak ‘n’ Shake in Oakwood that day, but called in “intoxicated” and said he wouldn’t be in. But around 10 p.m. that […]