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Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House opens Pensacola location
The restaurant, specializing in fresh seafood and oysters, has a deep history of fresh catch thanks to the owners, former Destin Mayor Gary Jarvis who is a generational fisherman and charter boat captain, along with his son Bryce Jarvis, and Bryce’s wife, Miranda Jarvis.
Both Bryce and Miranda were raised in families of fishermen, which are displayed in some of the vintage photos that now line the walls of the new restaurant in the heart of downtown at 102 S. Palafox St.
They wanted the new location to honor both their Sandestin and Pensacola history and traditions.
Former Gulf Breeze mayor convicted of recording naked teens out of prison. Here’s why.
Former Gulf Breeze Mayor Ed Gray, who was sentenced in 2021 to five years in prison for tracking and secretly recording teenage boys undressing at his Gulf Breeze home, is now out of prison and has a chance for a new trial.
The 71-year-old man’s sentence was vacated in April after the court granted Gray’s motion for postconviction relief.
133-year-old historic Pensacola Airbnb on sale for $2.8M. Here’s its story
A piece of Pensacola history is for sale for a modest $2.8 million price tag.
The 14-bedroom estate, most easily identified by its tower looming over top, is centered in the Old East Hill Preservation District where the paved red brick alone dates back over a century. The history speaks for itself, as the home landed a spot on the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places in 2016.
MI SU Street Food may lose Odd Colony spot in Pensacola parking battle
MI SU was reported for regularly reserving four front row parking spots outside of Odd Colony Brewing Co. with cones hours before its usual 5 p.m. opening time. The city investigated the case and alerted owners Alden and Hylene Garcia that they could not hold free city parking spaces ahead of time. The two have been operating in the four parking spaces outside Odd Colony’s doors for about two years.
In response, the Garcias created a petition that, as of Tuesday morning, has collected more than 1,300 signatures requesting the city make an exception so they can stay in the spot serving their customers smash burgers, fried chicken and corn ribs.
Pensacola REAP Lodges, largest women and children’s shelter, to close
Vinnie Whibbs, executive director for Re Entry Alliance Pensacola, Inc’s sent a letter to “all residents and employees of the Lodges” stating that the operation “has been unable to secure sufficient local funding” to keep it going and will close its doors in two weeks, on Sept. 1.
Whibbs said they are looking for additional funding to keep the doors open, as well as places for people to go if they can’t. There are currently 26 adults and 11 children staying at REAP Lodges Transitional Shelter.
“Staying here, it means everything,” said Heather Mahon, a resident who entered the program about a month ago. “This is my total foundation to start my life again.”
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