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In Mayor Lenny Curry’s Jacksonville, wrecking balls and dynamite demolish buildings and roads. Curry envisions gleaming new office towers, residences and hotels that will fill the skyline and … more
Local elections happen next month, or at least that’s what the calendar says. However, there are just five races to go, and while we’ll discuss them here, it’s hard to imagine much … more
Never before has so much been spent to accomplish so little for so few. The city is about to blow more than $60 million to create nothing. The concert venue at Metropolitan Park has already been … more
The time to elect a new mayor is just around corner. Now is the time to elect a woman to run City Hall! Lenny Curry has been in office for four years, and his governing style has been nothing but … more
People of a certain age (read: older than you, if you’re in the target demographic of our advertisers) recall when Jacksonville and Northeast Florida dominated the state. That was some decades … more
It’s Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 20, and Anna Lopez Brosche is five minutes early for a sit-down with the editorial staff of Folio Weekly. Over the course of the next two hours, she answers … more
Nearly five years ago, I met with current Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry for coffee. He wasn’t the mayor at the time, though. He was a Republican challenger to then-incumbent Alvin Brown (D), … more
The move was as cynical as they come. Last week, in the run-up to a mayoral election, incumbent Lenny Curry settled a longstanding city real-estate stalemate. He bought off Toney Sleiman. He did so … more
Many voters are wondering why no Democrat is challenging incumbent Mayor Lenny Curry, a Republican. From my perspective as a longtime Democratic Party activist, I am afraid it has a lot to do with … more
Three-day weekends tend to bring out the stretchers, the crime tape, the body bags, the histrionic tweets and the hashtags. President’s Day weekend was no different. There were shootings and … more
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