When Frank Patti got out of prison, his first stop was Waffle House

Few names in Northwest Florida evoke a sense of place more than the Patti family name. Joe Patti’s Seafood is a culinary, cultural and community institution whose reputation for the best seafood spreads far and wide. At the helm of this iconic ship is Frank Patti Sr., son of Joe and Anna Patti who started …
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Frank Patti shares his life story in latest Coming of Age

IHMC and NASA develop the next generation of exercise equipment

  By Randy Hammer  Picture yourself at the gym. Now think about stepping up to a barbell and lifting 200 pounds over your head. For many of us, just lifting 200 pounds off the floor takes quite a bit of effort. But in space, where you don’t have to worry about the tug of Earth’s …
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Downtown Crowd’s September Issue: Vinyl’s Overhaul, Eric Johnson, Brian Regan and The District

Pensacola Magazine & ITEN Wired present The State of Tech

This Local Bank Just Raised $100 Million in a Stock Sale

By Will Isern Like financial institutions everywhere, Beach Community Bank was hit hard by the financial crisis of 2008. To make matters worse, the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in 2010 devastated many of the bank’s customers, causing them to default on their loans, stretching the bank’s balance sheet dangerously thin. Despite efforts to remain solvent, …
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