Category : Island Issues

What’s The Difference Between Fernandina’s Capacity Fees And A Mob Extortion Racket?

Public Utilities Director John Mandrick's eyes must be spinning like a slot machine ready to hit the jackpot with the news that five of the 13...

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2017 To Be Year of Restaurants And Bars; Cheers-Like Joint & Gastronomes Planned

2017 will be a boon year for the bar and restaurant aficionados on Amelia Island with seven new restaurants and bars planning on opening and six...

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What Celebrity Would Have Travelers Hip Hopping Down The Florida Tourist Trail?

  I'd never heard of Pitbull until Governor Rick Scott sacked the state tourism chief and a pair of his executives resigned after it was...

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Small Plates? I Don’t Want No Stinkin’ Small Plates!

(This will be the last commentary of 2016 as I am taking a Christmas break and will resume the blog January 6, 2017. I wish all readers a very happy...

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Bob Dylan Was Right – The Times They Are A-Changin’ And Faster Than He Imagined

In 1977 I was a member of the public relations team that helped put together the dedication ceremony for IBM's new General Systems Division...

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