Author Topic: 2019 Mayoral election  (Read 9799 times)

Captain Zissou

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Re: 2019 Mayoral election
« Reply #135 on: March 21, 2019, 12:58:58 PM »
That article literally said nothing about DT other than we're currently changing the skyline by demolishing sites and being hopeful that new development will eventually come. Just drove through DT Orlando to a meeting at CFX. You don't need newspaper articles and fluff pieces to see the change. There's cranes and infill going up all over the place.

The only "construction" in the article is the rebuilding of damaged docks from hurricane Irma.  There is a lot going on downtown, but the media doesn't seem to care about it.  SoBa, Broadstone, Vista Brooklyn, the Ambassador, the Laura Trio, Hyatt Place, and the redevelopment of the Profit building are all important pieces of the downtown puzzle, but they aren't mega-projects associated with billionaires so the city overlooks them.

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Re: 2019 Mayoral election
« Reply #136 on: March 21, 2019, 01:20:10 PM »
Those are the exciting ones! Small but big when clustered with complimentary public investment. Getting more off the ground, filling in and energzing the gaps between them is where a lot more extra focus and priority is needed.
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Re: 2019 Mayoral election
« Reply #137 on: March 21, 2019, 06:10:38 PM »
That article literally said nothing about DT other than we're currently changing the skyline by demolishing sites and being hopeful that new development will eventually come. Just drove through DT Orlando to a meeting at CFX. You don't need newspaper articles and fluff pieces to see the change. There's cranes and infill going up all over the place.

That piece just repeats the PR spin. The heavy hitting journalism we expect from David Cawton.
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Re: 2019 Mayoral election
« Reply #138 on: March 26, 2019, 05:51:04 PM »
Well, the election is over.  I'm going to miss all the political ads on TV ran by the Curry backers.  Even though he ran for mayor the first term on Brown's record as it pertains to crime, is it any better?  He spent millions on crime fighting technology, but not a penny on prevention.  His daily mailings found my mailbox.  Glad I know to avoid Anna, or absent Anna.  She is evil in the flesh.  Taking those expensive trips and dining in luxury.  I suppose she charged her extra bag on Frontier and ate off the specials menu at Cracker Barrel.
Now that all of us are aware of this evil, puppy killing, city expense account abusing hussy, Curry gets reelected.  Now as a lame ducker he can sell JEA, (after the move to LOT J), repay Tommy Hazouri for his endorsement, and bring back tolls.  He can tear down The Landing, turn the School Board building into a bait shop, and go on his long postponed honeymoon with the Sheriff.
To all the voters in Jacksonville who stayed home and didn't vote, and all of you who want this fiasco-good for you.  You deserve living in a city with so much potential, but still the "good old boy" backassward place it will continue to be until we get enough people to move here that know better.  To Anna Broche, what was that?