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Top 10 Downtown Trees and....Proof of Native Palm Trees in Downtown Pensacola?

Part 1:  A Frivolous Top 10 List

Really?  I thought it would be the skinny, unsightly, and universally dominant slash pine.  I was relieved to see that the most prevalent tree within the urban core of Pensacola (which includes all of southern Escambia County) is the Laurel Oak! 376 more words

Downtown Pensacola

What hipsters and seniors have in common

Have you ever walked in an old part of town and wish you lived there, or wondered why cities don’t have human-scaled projects in mind? It happens that we have a hard time describing why one feels more charmed, at ease, or even having even a sense of happiness when wandering within close-knitted spaces, always full of life. 463 more words


Meanwhile, in Union Square Park...

As we shiver On Second Avenue, we remember warmer days in Union Square Park


Flowers Ghost Sign in Oakland

Spotted at 2928 Telepgraph Ave. in Oakland — a 70s-era ghost sign for Flowers. Note the yellow-orange-red rainbow element; I love that! The storefront is now a coffeeshop.

Urban Life

Captain, I believe we’ve got stuck