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Members of local punk outfit SOUR perform on Palafox Street in downtown Pensacola during gallery night in protest of the recent city ordinance making it illegal for the homeless and street musicians alike to ask for money from tourists. A boycott of downtown businesses that supported the ordinance has been organized and will be in effect until the end of May.
Interview with Steve Poulin at Food Not Bombs Pensacola on homlessness in the city.
Interview with Emanuel Cook, a Pensacola native musician, about the city's proposed ordinance to ban "nuissance activity" from downtown. In addition to charitable activities, this ban would also prevent street performers from occupying a designated downtown "tourism district." More info via Pulse Gulf Coast.