Day: November 3, 2021

Pensacola Beach businesses ready for crowds

Pensacola Beach bars and restaurants are gearing up for an unexpected — yet welcome — boost of tourism this weekend as the Blue Angels celebrate their homecoming air show and 75th anniversary on the beach instead of at the Navy base.

“In my opinion, it’s the most spectacular thing that could have happened for us,” said Michael Pinzone, owner of Papa’s Pizza on the Quietwater Beach boardwalk. “My wife and I will probably both have to work making pizzas to help out, but the economic impact will be great for the island, hotels, restaurants, pretty much anywhere on the beach.”

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