It was good timing for Publix Super Markets Inc. to unveil its redevelopment plans for the Avenue of the Flowers shopping plaza in the middle of the summer. That will allow plenty of time for Longboaters â€” especially the "carpers" and "cranks" â€” to digest it.
At long last, Publix Super Markets Inc. has unveiled its plans to redevelop and revitalize the Avenue of the Flowers shopping center.
There is much to be learned from the lawsuit filed by the statewide teachers union and joined by others, including an entitlement mentality.
Prioritizing is never easy, particularly so for politicians when, for every government service, there is some sort of constituency, or special interest, wanting that service. That's true whether it is tennis courts, community rooms or kayak access.
Right now, even though the market has sold off recently, we remain in what is technically called a bull market.
To add insult to injury, schools spent their financial windfall in hard cash, while homeowners watched the equity of their property plummet as the housing bubble burst.
Despite naysayers in some of the highest offices in the land, the story of America may be the most compelling national story ever told in the history of the world, the story of men who fought and died for a universal desire â€” freedom â€” and then embodied that desire in a set of guiding principles that continues to this day.