Demolishing the Landing.  Why???

Demolishing the Landing. Why???

For the life of me, I can’t follow the wisdom of city officials regarding the Jacksonville Landing. When first built in the late 1980s, it seemed as if it would be the crown jewel of downtown, much like Baltimore’s popular Inner Harbor, which was built by the same...
Can we arrest our way out of a murder problem?

Can we arrest our way out of a murder problem?

One problem with politics is the nonsense it generates. Take, for example, crime. Shame on Mayor Lenny Curry and his opponents, and the media, for giving Jacksonville residents the impression that the mayor of a city can control the number of murders in a city. Also,...
Not a good ole boy in Jax?  Fuggetaboutit

Not a good ole boy in Jax? Fuggetaboutit

The ideas about “What to do with The Landing” were everywhere. The local radio station had a place for you to call in with your ideas. Some were great. Some were a little strange. Articles by all the local papers were asking the same thing. Some well known...
JEA Deserves a Wink for this one!

JEA Deserves a Wink for this one!

What are you flushing down your toilet? We love JEA’s public service announcement about flushing “stuff” down our toilets. It’s cute and will certainly get the attention of all “flushers” of JEA. We need a good laugh from JEA. Our...
RIP:  Pat Caddell, Bishop Kenny High Alumni

RIP: Pat Caddell, Bishop Kenny High Alumni

Pat Caddell, the legendary pollster and pundit who died this week at the relatively young age of 68, had roots in Jacksonville. The son of a member of the Coast Guard, Caddell moved several times as a child but was in Jacksonville when he attended high school. As a...