Other than party insiders, most who follow politics met Mayor Brown’s big HRO announcement with an appropriate proverbial shrug. The mayor’s move to solicit a study — to be …
From protest to propaganda, the purity of artists’ voices must be protected
Weeks ago, after Shad Khan introduced his proposal for The Shipyards at the State of the Jaguars presentation, it was assumed the proposal would be the only one the Downtown Investment Authority would have to consider. That was not the case. Shitaki Marine & Yacht Refinishing LLC emerged with a boatyard and marina proposal for the luxury yachts enjoyed by virtually every Jacksonville resident (certainly, Folio Weekly has a fleet at our disposal). And then there was Stephen Grenda’s plan for a Noah’s Ark theme park that we all have been waiting for.
Ken Adkins’ curfew proposal ruffles feathers, but he doesn’t mind.
The Florida House and Senate may be in complete dysfunction, but Florida itself may benefit from their turmoil. With several bills still in limbo, the state’s House of Representatives packed up and adjourned three days before the session was to officially end on May 1.
BISHOP EMERGES FROM MONTH-LONG STUDY SESSION TO ENDORSE THE INCUMBENT
Last week, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney paid us a visit as the special guest at a fundraiser supporting mayoral candidate Lenny Curry. U.S. Congressman Ron DeSantis — who is rumored to be running for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by presidential hopeful Marco Rubio — and Former Speaker of the Florida House, Will Weatherford, joined Romney and a crew of the area’s biggest donors at the event in Ponte Vedra Beach.
They gave credibility and a voice to a counterculture lifestyle. Now, The WaveMasters are getting back to the roots of surfing
The race for mayor and election-year political “evolution”
04.29.15 | The WINs and FAILs of the Week