accuracy of this list is negligible and should be viewed as such.
A set of three staggered platforms underneath the
Bob Sykes bridge. The platforms intended function is for use by
city employees or inspectors. However, locals frequently jump
from the platforms for thrills. Most of the time, boats are used
to reach the levels, but there is a riskier manner of reaching
them by parking a car at the foot of the fishing pier, walking
to the end in swimsuits, jumping off and swimming over to the
levels. With the second method, the jumpers must scale a steel
ladder up to the top of the Sykes bride and climb into heavy traffic
A slang term for the local Happy 7 chain of convenience
stores. The racially inappropriate name is derived from the ethnicity
of most of the stores proprietors. It is not actually known if
the owners of the Happy 7s are actually Japanese. Many of these
establishments are alleged to have friendlier-than-normal attitudes
towards underage drinking (See Caums, The Blue Store)
Small park on Scenic Highway frequented by gay men. It is so named
because of the smokestack-resembling structure on its premises.
It was the target of local debate at one point due to the murder
of a hitchhiker by local gay bashers near its location. The hitchhiker
was later found to be a man whose car broke down on Scenic.
A small stretch of railroad tracks east of the 17th street trestle
with a panoramic view of the Pensacola Bay Bridge and Pensacola
Bay. The thinking spot was frequented by underage drinkers, LSD
users and other illicit members of Pensacolas youth.
A slang term for the Pensacola Bay Bridge