LWDD history Part 9 (short 5 minute video, Click to start program) Water, Water, Everywhere. As devoted readers of over 260 postings at this website, you must know by now that my central focus began with my book, "Florida's Big Dig," the story of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Along the way, my interest branched out [...]
The pesky fly threatening Florida's fruit industry
Wacky tropical Island boat
philly polo players outscore
This all-concrete stadium with wooden seating for 6,566 opened on December 27, 1963, on Virginia Key, Miami, Fla., on land donated by the prominent Mattheson family. The design by a young and precocious architect for viewing speed boat racing was a unique, modern concrete structure with a concrete canopy the length of a football field, [...]
St. Petersburg Times - Google News Archive Search Wilson beats Griffith in 1956 Gold Coast Marathon.
Florida's pesky fruit fly the Oriental Fruit Fly threatens as many as 400 different species of fruits and vegetables, a billion dollar industry, and thousands of jobs.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been studying a plan to remove sand from the beaches of Martin and St. Lucie counties to renourish the beaches of Miami-Dade County. Assuming that all logistical problems are solvable, are you in favor of or against implementing such a plan? Of course, ultimately, Congress will have the [...]
Both in 266 cubic inch hydroplanes, Stu Wilson of Fort Lauderdale bested Sam Griffith, the creator of the two-day speed boat event in the Intracoastal Waterway from Griffith's Pelican Bay Yacht Club in Miami to West Palm Beach and back to Miami the next day. Run annually since 1949, the event drew over two hundred [...]