Florida Get Ready for Short-Term Rental Control by State.

  Two bills now being considered by the Florida Legislature would preempt local regulation of local short-term vacation rental ordinances to the State. CS/SB 1128: Vacation Rentals GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism; Diaz Vacation Rentals; Preempting the regulation of vacation rentals to the state; prohibiting a local law, ordinance, or regulation from allowing or requiring inspections or licensing … Continue reading Florida Get Ready for Short-Term Rental Control by State.

Brightline: Familia de mujer asesinada en tren quiere respuestas.

Esto es angustiante. Nunca escuchamos a las familias de quienes murieron en un tren de Florida Brightline. Verónica Martínez Vorano murió el 15 de noviembre de 2019 en Aventura después de que un tren Brightline golpeara su SUV Mercedes. Su familia quiere saber qué pasó. El accidente ocurrió en la intersección de West Dixie Highway … Continue reading Brightline: Familia de mujer asesinada en tren quiere respuestas.

Brightline: Family of Woman Killed by Train Wants Answers.

 This is distressing.  We never hear from the families of those who have died from a Florida Brightline train. https://verocommunique.com/2020/02/16/brightline-familia-de-mujer-asesinada-en-tren-quiere-respuestas/ Verónica Martinez Vorano died on November 15th 2019 in Aventura after a Brightline train hit her Mercedes SUV.  Her family wants to know what happened. The crash happened at the intersection of West Dixie Highway … Continue reading Brightline: Family of Woman Killed by Train Wants Answers.

Historians Visit “Big Blue.” Mid-Century Modern Architecture. Vero Beach, FL.

  Vero Beach Municipal Power Plant.  An example of Mid-Century Modern architecture. (Free Bing image courtesy of insidevero.com)  "Mid-Century Modern denotes a style of design that was popularized from the 1930s through the 1960s. Characterized by a contemporary, seemingly futuristic aesthetic and an emphasis on function, the Mid-Century Modern movement influenced many types of design. … Continue reading Historians Visit “Big Blue.” Mid-Century Modern Architecture. Vero Beach, FL.

Florida “Small Cell” Statute Bulldozed Path for 5G Rollout.

In May 2019 The Florida League of Cities and the cities of Fort Walton Beach, Naples and Port Orange filed a constitutional challenge to a 2017 law, the "Small Cell Statute," that would preempt municipalities' ability to control the use of their own property, specifically utility poles." The League of Cities and the cities of Fort … Continue reading Florida “Small Cell” Statute Bulldozed Path for 5G Rollout.

Indian River Florida’s iG Recreational Center is Like the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Indian River's iG Recreational Center is like the Guggenheim Museum in that it will always be modern. iG Recreational Center Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Indian River County's Intergenerational Recreation Center - iG Center - was the Countys response to the growing demand for an indoor recreation facility.  Its mission is to provide a state of … Continue reading Indian River Florida’s iG Recreational Center is Like the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Do You Know What’s Happening With Mathematics in Florida and Indian River County?

You would think your child is able to do college work having followed the grade school and high school curricula and taken state exams designed to prepare them for college and earned a diploma.   Do you know what’s happening with mathematics? Tens of thousands of students in Florida who graduate from high school aren’t ready … Continue reading Do You Know What’s Happening With Mathematics in Florida and Indian River County?