The Buzz – 2/13/20

Celebrating 100 Years League of Women Voters Pensacola Bay Area is celebrating its centennial anniversary from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Pensacola State College Student Center, Bldg. 5, 1013 Underwood Ave. In 1920, founder Carrie Chapman Catt believed that within five years, a League of Women Voters could give millions of women voters […]

Outtakes: Unequal Access

By Rick Outzen Early Friday morning, a poor, young black mother of three died in her home. With friends and family present, she finally succumbed to brain cancer. She had no insurance and couldn’t afford the medical care that might have extended her life. At a recent PYP event, Mark Faulkner, the president and CEO […]

Calendar – 2/13/20

THURSDAY 2.13 WORK ON THE FLORIDA TRAIL 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Every Thursday. Three miles north of Deaton Bridge Road. YOGA WITHIN REACH 9-10 a.m. Free. Community Health Northwest Florida, 2315 W. Jackson St., Room A. COMMUNITY PILATES 9 a.m. Ever’man Educational Center, 327 W. Garden St. BREAKERSPACE ELECTRONICS 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Pensacola […]

News of the Weird 2/13/20

By the Editors at Andrews McMeel  ANNALS OF HYGIENE The Times of India reports that Soni Devi, 20, of Vaishali district, petitioned the state women’s commission on Jan. 9 for divorce from her husband of two years, Manish Ram, 23, complaining, “My husband stinks as he won’t shave and bathe for nearly 10 days at […]

Weird Science

By Jeremy Morrison Much like his body of fiction, author Jeff VanderMeer absorbs the natural world. He took a moment in the middle of an interview recently, pausing for fuller immersion—“I was just looking down into the ravine we live on here, and there was just such a huge flurry of birds, it kind of […]

Pensacola’s Downtown $18 Million Extravaganza

By Jeremy Morrison Pensacola has $18 million to spend in the downtown core. A suite of four potential projects primarily focused on walkability and connectivity are on the table. “I think this is great, man,” said Pensacola City Council Vice President Jared Moore as he looked over architectural renderings of the projects along with members […]