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4/26/08

Reconstructing the life of architect’s mistress..

Growing up in Ill….near homes of Frank Lloyd Wright…and all he offered in the world of architecture…never did I hear about him having a mistress…

Must be due to pre- 24/7 cable news…just as it was safe for Kennedy and others…who had their own peccadillo’s…

Nancy Hogan the author will be at Books and Books in Coral Gables on Mon. 8pm…

The woman …his mistress… left her children and husband …. went to Europe with Wright…it was scandalous… a popular read from last summer… titled…Loving Frank…

As faithful readers know…from previous posts…I hate when certain agencies advertise…like FPL…in Sat. sentinel…case in point…

South Florida Water Management District ..a special section…no less…produced and paid for…by them…so it claims….. actually paid for ….by the taxpayers…to inform the taxpayers…about the money used to improve water quality….millions… billions….

Cleaner water for the Everglades…

“River of Glass”

in partnership with local governments…they have funded or shared the cost of $61 million toward 72 projects this year….

Northern Everglades…Florida Legislature in 2007 expanded the Lake Okeechobee protection act…state has already committed $250 million…and made a future commitment of $100 million….

Southern Everglades…in addition to the $1.8 billion in Everglades water quality improvements..the state,and the South Florida Water Management District have appropriated $2.4 billion to improve the natural flow, distribution and quality of water through the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan…to date 57% or 221,658 acres of land s needed to implement the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan have been acquired….

from previous posts…LBTS commission voted on Lake Okeechobee .. and newspaper reports about the dike…and the taking of some land through eminent domain…

Inquiring minds want to know how much went to this unnecessary ad…and the much written about costly hotels and other perks for the SWMD Board?

detailed report...www.sfwd.gov/sfer

Minto…ad..1762 feet from $539,900 …oceanfront..from $949,900…says over 50% sold…

Tax swap ratified for vote…

6 amendments…proposed for Nov. ballot…as follows…

Energy and hurricane tax break

Conservation lands

Tax swap

Waterfront tax

Religion

Community colleges

School vouchers

check online…the Lemieux report will probably have details later….

sentinel…4/27/08…

Business…

really sad front page story…Katrina like… with pets being left behind…after losing homes…

the bad news last week of houses being lost to foreclosures…finding them torn apart and destroyed out of bitterness…gives way to this sad scenario of despair…walking away from their beloved animals…leaving notes …heartbreaking notes…

Local section…

Brittany Wallman… Light Rail VS. Sun Trolley…

really good article ..worth a look…the present trolley…lack of users…the big dream of a rail service replacement…….the big bucks for this foresight…the big dreams conjured up…with the examples used to promote it leaving a lot left to be desired…in Tampa ….

a need to get the participating public to change …from the current relatively few to the thousands… and those developers to again throw out their visions…as we have seen so many times before…

Advice column…Sally Dennen…

Allen B. Stark head of www.negotiate4u.net…561-362-3366…will negotiate a car deal… or any other item the customer wants…on any single purchase…he does the legwork…his cut?…he gets half of what he saves the client……worth a try?……let BCbythesea know if it works for any readers ….

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