Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola LGBT Film Fest
4:50 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

LGBT Film Fest Set For Downtown Pensacola

Credit Pensacola LGBT Film Festival

The third annual Pensacola LGBT Film Festival kicks off Wednesday in downtown Pensacola. All film screenings are free and open to the public. Organizer Sara Latshaw sat down recently with WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody.

Pensacola LGBT Film Fest 

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Parking
9:04 am
Fri September 26, 2014

New Parking Rules For Downtown Pensacola

Palafox Street during holidays 2009.
Credit Photo via Flickr//Gregory Moines

Rules for using the roughly 6,000 parking spaces in downtown Pensacola are undergoing a makeover by the Downtown Improvement Board.

DIB Director Ron Butlin says that, along with growth and busier times in the downtown area are leading them to take another look at the big parking picture, and ways to make things better. The primary change is extending the two-hour time limit on Palafox from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

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The Artisan Pensacola
1:31 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

The Artisan: A Look At The Past And Future Of 400 S. Palafox St.

Market House
Pensacola Historical Society

400 S. Palafox Street, now known as the Artisan building, sits on the corner of Palafox and Main Street in Downtown Pensacola. Although it is bordered by streets, it was once waterfront property. Jacquelyn Wilson is archivist for the University of West Florida Historic Trust. Ballast left by ships importing goods from Pensacola was deposited to create man-made land for further construction.

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Local Food
3:29 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

"Market At Al Fresco" Will Debut Mid-Week Farmer's Market Downtown

Al Fresco Dining

Beginning March 12 those who love to shop the Saturday Palafox Market will have a midweek option to get their local fresh food fix.

Thomas Van Horn of East Hill Honey Company and Mike Carro, one of the co-owners of Al Fresco Dining on Palafox and Main St have teamed up to bring the idea of a midweek farmers to fruition.

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Pensacon
4:34 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

LISTEN: For Founder Mike Ensley Pensacon Is A Dream Years In The Making

Credit Pensacon

There's a good chance you're going to see a lot of people in interesting costumes roaming the streets of Pensacola this weekend as Pensacon takes over the Bay Center and the Crown Plaza Hotel. The multi-genre fan convention is the brain child of chairman Mike Ensley, who sat down with WUWF's Bob Barrett to talk about this first time event.
 

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IHMC Expantion
3:04 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Research And Robots Expanding In Downtown Pensacola

The Florida Institute For Human and Machine Cognition building on S. Alcaniz St.
Credit IHMC

A non-profit technology institute in Pensacola is set to begin a major expansion of its downtown campus. The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition owns two acres of land bordered by Alcaniz, Romana and Flora Blanca Streets and is looking to bring its operations around the city together.

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