Maybe People Won’t Buy 5G Access, Without Spending the Next Couple of Years Studying What it is.

“Unlike other countries we do not believe we should spend the next couple of years studying what 5G should be, how it should operate in the future.  Technology has a way of inventing itself.  Turning innovators loose is far better than having committees and regulations to define the future.  We won’t wait…” Further, “if anyone … Continue reading Maybe People Won’t Buy 5G Access, Without Spending the Next Couple of Years Studying What it is.

Beer Cans, Bottles and Garbage on Painted Bunting Lane and Mooringline Drive, Vero Beach, FL?

Mooringline Drive, The Moorings, Vero Beach, FL It could happen. Vero Beach has a 30 day requirement for rentals and Indian River County has an ordinance regulating short-term rentals. With Florida SB 824 and HB 987, both ordinances would be preempted (be acquired) to the state. In other words, these bills will wipe out Vero … Continue reading Beer Cans, Bottles and Garbage on Painted Bunting Lane and Mooringline Drive, Vero Beach, FL?

Vero Beach FL’s Openly Gay Horace Gifford Led the “Modernist Transformation” of Fire Island, N.Y

Horace Gifford The injustice of Horace Gifford's early death was compounded by the fact that his important contribution to American domestic architecture of the 1960's and 70's has been overlooked by history. — Paul Goldberger, Architecture critic for Vanity Fair and author of Why Architecture Matters. Horace Gifford was born in Vero Beach in 1932 and passed away from … Continue reading Vero Beach FL’s Openly Gay Horace Gifford Led the “Modernist Transformation” of Fire Island, N.Y

Preempting Local Regulation of Vacation Rentals to the State of Florida.

The short-term rental issue is quickly heating up in Tallahassee. Vero Beach, FL take notice. A preemption bill has now been filed in the Florida House of Representatives. Representative Grant filed HB 987 which, among other things, would nullify all local short-term rental ordinances and requirements. This would impact Vero Beach, FL, which has an ordinance that … Continue reading Preempting Local Regulation of Vacation Rentals to the State of Florida.

United Against Poverty, Indian River County, FL is Not a Food Pantry.

The reason United Against Poverty (UP) is not a food pantry is because it challenges the system that creates hunger in the first place.  It serves those in poverty by providing an array of interconnected services in crisis care, case management, transformative education, food and household subsidy, employment training and placement, personal empowerment training and … Continue reading United Against Poverty, Indian River County, FL is Not a Food Pantry.

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN AN FP&L SMART METER?

Contributed by Phyllis Frey, Vero Beach, FL* Before you answer, bear in mind that smart meters do not actually raise your I.Q. However, if you are willing to relinquish your privacy in order to "feel" smarter, then the smart meter is for you. At a time when cyber security is of utmost importance, this surveillance device … Continue reading ARE YOU SMARTER THAN AN FP&L SMART METER?

Would You Invest in Virgin Trains USA LLC?

According to David Peter Alan, "Whatever else the future may bring, for the next 20 years, and possibly the next 40, the bold and colorful Brightline brand and logo will disappear. In all likelihood, it will never come back. A brand is a valuable asset, and companies fight hard to protect their brands.  Here, Brightline … Continue reading Would You Invest in Virgin Trains USA LLC?