Finnegan's Wake Irish Pub has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Nine Mile Road restaurant opened earlier this year in a site that once housed New Market Steakhouse. This maybe a record time for bankruptcy.
TIMELINE FOR FOUR BASEBALL PARKS Pensacola, Springdale, Ark., Grand Prairie, Tex. and Billings, Mont. July 11, 2006 - Springdale, Ark. Springdale, Ark. approves a referendum to build a minor baseball park by only 17 votes. Sept. 6, 2006 – Pensacola Pensacola voters pass Community [...]
We've got Scott Davidson of Land Capital and are trying to get Kevin Doyle or Ken Kearns from Trinity - the two CMP master developer candidates. Should be great radio. Also have Barb Miller and Hannah McKinney from Kalamazoo, Mich. on their economic success. Plus Laura Hill on Fiesta Forces.
The Trinity Capital's proposal for the Community Maritime Park is strong. They commit to finding private financing for anything in the two phases of the park that the $40 million won't pay for. Read ( trinitycmpaletter.pdf) However, this is my question - why didn't they propose this the first [...]
Gannett's severance package isn't quite as generous as the Escambia County buy-out: Severance Benefits • One week of pay for each year of service (52 week maximum) • Minimum two-week severance benefit • Medical benefits will continue for the length of the severance period • Employees [...]
President Bush has long held that the Russia prime minister, Vladimir V. Putin, was a trustworthy friend. The Georgia conflict/invasion is showing that Bush may have totally misjudged Putin. NY TIMES: The conflict punctuated a stark turnabout in the administration’s view of Vladimir V. [...]
This page on the Miami Herald website is tracking a tropical disturbance in the Atlantic that is heading towards South Florida. Check out the links on thepage.
Mobile Mayor Sam Jones wants to annex more of the county. It's much easier to do in Alabama than Florida. Last year, the City of Pensacola had an annexation plan that the staff worked on for months. The staff even produced a report ( Annexation Report). The city council reviewed it, but I don't [...]
Today my guest was Pulitzer Prize winning writer Ron Suskind. His latest book, The Way of the World investigates how America relinquished the moral leadership it now desperately needs to fight the real threat of our era: a nuclear weapon in the hands of terrorists. (more...) Listen to the [...]
Financial Regulation Commissioner Don Saxon will leave his post Sept. 30 over criticism for allowing thousands of ex-convicts to obtain mortgage brokering licenses. We've covered this story in the Independent News and interviewed the Miami Herald investigations editor would wrote the original story [...]
Mobile will be named one of the "50 next great towns" in which to live and play in the September issue of National Geographic Adventure magazine. I thought Escambia and Santa Rosa counties were suppose to be the great eco-tourism spots. Read more The list is divided by region. This is the list [...]
My guest on IN Your Head Radio is the foremost Authority on Trend Forecasting, Research, and Analysis Trends research analysis expert, futurist, keynote speaker, and Institute Director, Gerald Celente. Celente is trusted by many large corporations as the foremost authority on trend forecasting, [...]