Belly-up to the CHURCH? Wednesday, January 25
Recently there was a clash at City Hall between breweries that wanted zoning variances to operate in the Springfield National Historic District and a small group of vocal churchgoers. In the end, …
BESEIGE my Heart Wednesday, January 25
French soul food is one of my many love interests. This is not the sophisticated, upscale, exorbitantly priced fine-dining fare we often associate with the French. Rather, French soul food involves …
Puff, Puff, PASS? Wednesday, January 25
A few short weeks ago, Folio Weekly ran a cover story attempting to outline the near-term future of medical marijuana in Florida. Even before the legislative session begins its “60 …
Taking HEART Wednesday, January 25
They’d call the exhibit “Show Me Some Love.” Photographer Mary Atwood would lead five-week workshops. The kids were excited. Then, two days before the first workshop, Omar Mateen …
BILLS to Watch Wednesday, January 25
SB 366/HB 231: Nonpartisan Elections for State Attorneys and Public DefendersThis bill, filed concurrently in the Florida House and Senate by two locals, Sen. Audrey Gibson (D-District 6) and Rep. …
"We Will Not GO AWAY" Wednesday, January 25
They weren’t there to make history; they just wanted to be heard. In the end, however, their feet and voices and signs and songs marched them straight into the record books as the largest …
MURDER … THE INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE! Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Not to be confused with “gelato,” the Italian term “giallo” designates a specific type of cinematic treat – namely, Italian slasher films. Some film historians …
The Democracy Deficit Saturday, January 3, 2015
Everyone has heard about the problem of budget deficits, but there is a far more insidious deficit that receives very little media coverage – this is the democracy deficit. Once you open your eyes, …